Hot Date

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Hot Date
Created by
Written by
  • Emily Axford
  • Brian K. Murphy
Directed byMatthew Pollock
  • Emily Axford
  • Brian K. Murphy
Composer(s)Jay Wadley
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes10
Executive producer(s)
  • Will Arnett
  • Emily Axford
  • Drew Buckley
  • Marc Forman
  • Chris Grant
  • Spencer Griffin
  • Luke Kelly-Clyne
  • Brian Murphy
  • Peter Principato
  • Sam Reich
  • Brian Steinberg
  • Joel Zadak
  • Brian Stern
Running time22 minutes
Production company(s)
  • Electric Avenue Productions
  • Principato-Young Entertainment
  • Big Breakfast
Original networkPop
Original releaseNovember 8, 2017 (2017-11-08) –

Hot Date is an American comedy television series created by, and starring, Emily Axford and Brian K. Murphy. The series premiered on Pop on November 8, 2017.[1][2] On January 30, 2019, the series was renewed for a second season which will premiere on September 20, 2019.[3][4]


  • Emily Axford as Em
  • Brian K. Murphy as Murph
  • Will Arnett as Sam Keurig
  • Kevin Pollak as Father
  • John Albaugh as Tucker
  • Carisa Barreca as Sue
  • Alison Becker as Libby
  • Joel Boyd as Bernard
  • Brooke Breit as Tawney
  • Bria Cloyd as Nikki
  • Brianne Fitzpatrick as Kara
  • Jon Gabrus as Luke
  • Patrick Gough as Travis
  • Terence Bernie Hines as James
  • Alison Banowsky as Ivy
  • Japhet Balaban as Nick
  • Ashlyn Hughes as Caitlin
  • Erin Long as Kiki
  • Vernon Mina as Lorne
  • Kiley B. Moore as Ginny
  • Scott Morehead as Cooper
  • Cody Reiss as Gordo
  • David Smith as Jaden
  • Tien Tran as Laura
  • Travis Turner as Mike
  • Kimberly Michelle Vaughn as Rachel


SeasonEpisodesOriginally aired
First airedLast aired
110November 8, 2017 (2017-11-08)January 3, 2018 (2018-01-03)
210September 20, 2019 (2019-09-20)October 18, 2019 (2019-10-18)

Season 1 (2017–18)[edit]

No. in
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateProd.
11"Throwback Thursday"Matthew PollockEmily Axford & Brian K. MurphyNovember 8, 2017 (2017-11-08)101
Murph thinks Emily is too concerned with her exes' personal lives, so he seeks out his own ex, Bridget, to prove a point about the dangers of dwelling on the past. Married suburbanites Beth and Seth desperately try to resuscitate their wild sides, and a reality dating show's finale episode captivates the nation with a jaw-dropping conclusion.
22"Double Standards"Matthew PollockEmily Axford & Brian K. MurphyNovember 8, 2017 (2017-11-08)102
Emily and Murph are turned away from a hip nightclub. Self-professed heart breaker Jeremy falls for Rebecca. A dad tries to give his twin teenagers "the talk."
33"For Real, Where Have All My Friends Gone?"Matthew PollockEmily Axford & Brian K. MurphyNovember 15, 2017 (2017-11-15)103
Murph and Emily consider finding a new couple to hang out with when Mike and Laura prove too wholesome. Bridget wonders if she'll ever love a man...or woman again. Darius and Denise fight over a guy's tattoo, and Will Arnett joins as podcast host, Sam Keurig, reflecting on his complicated history with friendship.
44"Gold Diggers"Matthew PollockEmily Axford & Brian K. MurphyNovember 22, 2017 (2017-11-22)104
Murph and Emily come into a large sum of money following the death of a relative and decide to splurge at a fancy restaurant. Brittany and Kiki try convincing Rachel to stay with her rich boyfriend, Ian. Travis and Karin let a mobile payment app take over their entire relationship, and Tawney considers taking up a new life as a "Sugar Momma."
55"Matchmaking"Matthew PollockEmily Axford & Brian K. MurphyNovember 29, 2017 (2017-11-29)105
Emily and Murph try to set up their single friends. Loretta asks her son for help with her dating profile. Kiki and Hannah school Jeremy on hook-up apps.
66"Relationship Goals"Matthew PollockEmily Axford & Brian K. MurphyDecember 6, 2017 (2017-12-06)106
Murph and Emily decide to spice things up in the bedroom at a sex store (run by Mena Suvari). Bridget and Darius bicker while trying to keep up appearances on Instagram. Ellie turns to private investigator Jack Briggs and learns an awful secret about her husband.
77"On Again, Off Again"Matthew PollockEmily Axford & Brian K. MurphyDecember 13, 2017 (2017-12-13)107
Emily and Murph try to repair a friend's relationship after game night goes awry. Rideshare driver Creighton picks up passengers while fighting with his jealous girlfriend Elyzabeth. Popstar exes attack each other.
88"Babies"Matthew PollockEmily Axford & Brian K. MurphyDecember 20, 2017 (2017-12-20)108
Murph cares for a very sick Emily. Rebecca's blind date gets wasted. Teen couple Kyle and Hayley vow to run away together.
99"Adulting"Matthew PollockEmily Axford & Brian K. MurphyDecember 27, 2017 (2017-12-27)109
Murph and Emily host a potluck. Beth and Seth experience a night of erotic theatre. A recent divorcee thinks twice about dating a college student.
1010"Blackout Brunch"Matthew PollockEmily Axford & Brian K. MurphyJanuary 3, 2018 (2018-01-03)110
Bottomless mimosas get away from Murph and Emily. Mike and Laura get in a fight. Bridget and Brad think about getting back together.

Season 2[edit]

No. in
Title [5]Directed byWritten byOriginal air date [5]Prod.
111"Apartment Hunting"TBATBASeptember 20, 2019 (2019-09-20)TBA
122"Family"TBATBASeptember 20, 2019 (2019-09-20)TBA
133"Jobs"TBATBASeptember 27, 2019 (2019-09-27)TBA
144"Wedding Planning"TBATBASeptember 27, 2019 (2019-09-27)TBA


  1. ^ Gerard, Jeremy (April 13, 2017). "POP Adds Hour Series 'Clique' And 15 Years Of 'ER' To Slate – Upfront's". Deadline. Retrieved November 25, 2017.
  2. ^ Chancellor Agard (September 15, 2017). "Hot Date: Will Arnett produces Pop TV's new comedy". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved November 25, 2017.
  3. ^ Petski, Denise (January 30, 2019). "'Hot Date' Renewed For Season 2 By Pop – TCA". Deadline.
  4. ^ "Pop Takes "Hot Date" Out for a Second Season". The Futon Critic. August 27, 2019.
  5. ^ a b "Hot Date – Listings". The Futon Critic. Retrieved September 18, 2019.

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