Survive (TV series)

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Based onSurvive
by Alex Morel
Written by
  • Richard Abate
  • Jeremy Ungar
Directed byMark Pellington
Composer(s)Peter G. Adams
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes12 (list of episodes)
Executive producer(s)
  • Michael Sammaciccia
  • Barry Barclay
  • Julia Zaytseva
  • Igor Pronin
  • Van Toffler
  • Floris Bauer
CinematographyDavid Devlin
Running time5–10 minutes
Production company(s)
  • EMH
  • Gunpowder & Sky
Original networkQuibi
Original releaseApril 6 (2020-04-06) –
April 17, 2020 (2020-04-17)
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Survive is an American web television series written by Richard Abate and Jeremy Ungar that debuted on Quibi on April 6, 2020.[1] It is based on the novel of the same name by Alex Morel.[2]


Two ordinary people, Jane and Paul, are the only survivors of a plane crash that isolates them on a remote snow-covered mountain.[1]

Soon this unlikely duo will have to find a way to get back to society as Jane herself struggles with depression and her own personal demons while Paul does everything to try and keep her safe.


  • Sophie Turner as Jane
  • Corey Hawkins as Paul
  • Terence Maynard as Doctor M
  • Laurel Marsden as Kara
  • Elliott Wooster as Phil
  • Lewis Hayes as Chad
  • Makgotso M as New Girl
  • Jennifer Martin as Nurse Leslie
  • Marta Timofeeva as Young Jane
  • Jo Stone-Fewings as Jane’s Father
  • Caroline Goodall as Jane’s Mother


No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal release date [3]
1"Welcome to Life House"Mark PellingtonRichard Abate & Jeremy UngarApril 6, 2020 (2020-04-06)
Jane, a woman diagnosed with depression and PTSD, struggles to find her place at Life House, a home for people who have social disorders.
2"A Handful of Oblivion"Mark PellingtonRichard Abate & Jeremy UngarApril 6, 2020 (2020-04-06)
After leaving Life House, Jane arrives at an airport where she meets another passenger named Paul.
3"Please Remain Seated"Mark PellingtonRichard Abate & Jeremy UngarApril 6, 2020 (2020-04-06)
With suicide on her mind, Jane boards the plane ready for departure. However, a blizzard causes the plane to crash, knocking Jane unconscious while all the passengers except Paul are killed.
4"Sweet Dreams and Flying Machines"Mark PellingtonRichard Abate & Jeremy UngarApril 7, 2020 (2020-04-07)
Having survived the plane crash, Jane and Paul find shelter in the ruins of the downed plane.
5"You Can Die Here Alone"Mark PellingtonRichard Abate & Jeremy UngarApril 8, 2020 (2020-04-08)
6"Don't Look Down"Mark PellingtonRichard Abate & Jeremy UngarApril 9, 2020 (2020-04-09)
7"I Can't Hear You"Mark PellingtonRichard Abate & Jeremy UngarApril 10, 2020 (2020-04-10)
8"The Weight"Mark PellingtonRichard Abate & Jeremy UngarApril 13, 2020 (2020-04-13)
9"Exit Strategy"Mark PellingtonRichard Abate & Jeremy UngarApril 14, 2020 (2020-04-14)
10"What Does This Say About Us?"Mark PellingtonRichard Abate & Jeremy UngarApril 15, 2020 (2020-04-15)
11"A Hundred Echoes"Mark PellingtonRichard Abate & Jeremy UngarApril 16, 2020 (2020-04-16)
12"Where Memories Live"Mark PellingtonRichard Abate & Jeremy UngarApril 17, 2020 (2020-04-17)


On Rotten Tomatoes, the series has a 50% rating with an average score of 6.75 out of 10 based on 20 reviews. The site's critical consensus read: "Though Survive struggles under the weight of its subject matter and limited runtime, it's further proof that the incredibly talented Sophie Turner is worthy of bigger, better roles."[4]


  1. ^ a b Ramos, Dino-Ray (September 6, 2019). "Sophie Turner and Corey Hawkins To Star In Quibi Thriller 'Survive'". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 2020-04-12.
  2. ^ Pearson, Ben (March 27, 2020). "Everything Coming to Quibi in April, Including '50 States of Fright', 'Dishmantled', and Much More". Slashfilm. Retrieved 2020-04-13.
  3. ^ "Shows A-Z - survive on quibi". The Futon Critic. Retrieved April 12, 2020.
  4. ^ "Survive: Season 1 (2020)". Rotten Tomatoes. Fandango Media. Retrieved April 26, 2020.

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