Tacoma FD

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Tacoma FD
GenreComedy
Created by
Starring
Opening theme"Hot Blooded" by Foreigner
Composer(s)Jason Akana
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes4 (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s)
  • Kevin Heffernan
  • Steve Lemme
  • David Miner
  • Greg Walter
  • Kyle Clark
Editor(s)Frank McGrath
Production company(s)
DistributorWarner Bros. Television Distribution
Release
Original networktruTV
Original releaseMarch 28, 2019 (2019-03-28) –
present (present)
External links
Official website

Tacoma FD is an American comedy television series that premiered on March 28, 2019 on truTV.

Premise[edit]

Tacoma FD takes place "in a firehouse in the wettest city in America. Light on blazes that need extinguishing, they are fire fighters who are always ready to fight fires… but in this wet city, they find themselves tackling the less glamourous elements of the job. Leading the fire house crew are Chief Terry McConky and Captain Eddie Penisi."[1]

Cast and characters[edit]

Episodes[edit]

No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date [2]U.S viewers
(millions)
1"On the Hot Seat"Kevin HeffernanKevin Heffernan & Steve LemmeMarch 28, 2019 (2019-03-28)0.438[3]
2"Cop Wars"Kevin HeffernanKevin Heffernan & Steve LemmeApril 4, 2019 (2019-04-04)0.399[4]
3"A New Hope"Kevin HeffernanKevin Heffernan & Steve LemmeApril 11, 2019 (2019-04-11)0.410[5]
4"Training Day"Steve LemmeKevin Heffernan & Steve LemmeApril 18, 2019 (2019-04-18)0.387[6]
5"The B-Team"TBATBAApril 25, 2019 (2019-04-25)TBD
6"Full Moon Fever"TBATBAMay 2, 2019 (2019-05-02)TBD

Production[edit]

Development[edit]

On January 10, 2018, it was announced that truTV had given the production a pilot order. The series was created by Broken Lizard comedy troupe members, Kevin Heffernan and Steve Lemme who are also set to executive produce alongside David Miner, Greg Walter, and Kyle Clark. Production companies involved with the series include 3 Arts Entertainment and Silverscreen Pictures.[7] On May 9, 2018, it was announced that truTV had given the production a series order for a first season consisting of ten episodes.[1][8][9][10] On February 11, 2019, it was announced that the series would premiere on March 28, 2019.[11]

Casting[edit]

Alongside the pilot order announcement, it was confirmed that Kevin Heffernan and Steve Lemme had been cast in the series' lead roles.[7] On February 5, 2018, it was announced that Kirby Bliss Blanton, Marcus Henderson, Eugene Cordero, and Gabriel Hogan had joined the main cast of the pilot.[12] On September 19, 2018, it was reported that Blanton's role had been recast with Hassie Harrison assuming the part of Lucy O'Malley.[13]

Filming[edit]

Principal photography for the series' pilot was expected to begin in February 2018.[7] Filming for the rest of season one is set to begin in late 2018.[1]

Release[edit]

On February 11, 2019, the first trailer for the series was released.[11]

Ratings[edit]

No. Title Air date Rating
(18–49)
Viewers
(millions)
DVR
(18–49)
DVR viewers
(millions)
Total
(18–49)
Total viewers
(millions)
1 "On the Hot Seat" March 28, 2019 0.2 0.438[3] 0.3 0.460 0.5 0.899[14]
2 "Cop Wars" April 4, 2019 0.2 0.399[4] 0.3 0.452 0.5 0.852[15]
3 "A New Hope" April 11, 2019 0.2 0.410[5] TBD TBD TBD TBD
4 "Training Day" April 18, 2019 0.2 0.387[6] TBD TBD TBD TBD
5 "The B-Team" April 25, 2019 TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Pedersen, Erik (May 9, 2018). "TruTV Orders 'Tacoma FD' Series, Greenlights Two Pilots, Renews 'Adam Ruins Everything' & More". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved May 9, 2018.
  2. ^ "Tacoma FD – Listings". The Futon Critic. Retrieved March 7, 2019.
  3. ^ a b Metcalf, Mitch (March 29, 2019). "Updated: ShowBuzzDaily's Top 150 Thursday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 3.28.2019". Showbuzz Daily. Retrieved March 29, 2019.
  4. ^ a b Metcalf, Mitch (April 5, 2019). "Updated: ShowBuzzDaily's Top 150 Thursday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 4.4.2019". Showbuzz Daily. Retrieved April 5, 2019.
  5. ^ a b Metcalf, Mitch (April 12, 2019). "Updated: ShowBuzzDaily's Top 150 Thursday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 4.11.2019". Showbuzz Daily. Retrieved April 12, 2019.
  6. ^ a b Metcalf, Mitch (April 19, 2019). "Updated: ShowBuzzDaily's Top 150 Thursday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 4.18.2019". Showbuzz Daily. Retrieved April 19, 2019.
  7. ^ a b c Andreeva, Nellie (January 11, 2018). "Firefighter Comedy From Kevin Heffernan & Steve Lemme Gets TruTV Pilot Order". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved June 14, 2018.
  8. ^ Littleton, Cynthia (May 9, 2018). "TruTV Orders 'Tacoma FD' Comedy, Ken Jeong Pilot and Animated Project". Variety. Retrieved May 9, 2018.
  9. ^ Sandberg, Bryn Elise (May 9, 2018). "truTV Greenlights New Projects From Ken Jeong, Jo Koy". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved May 9, 2018.
  10. ^ Nakamura, Reid (May 9, 2018). "TruTV Renews 'Adam Ruins Everything,' Orders 'Tacoma FD' to Series". TheWrap. Retrieved May 9, 2018.
  11. ^ a b Petski, Denise (February 11, 2019). "'Impractical Jokers' & 'Tacoma FD' Get March Premiere Dates On TruTV". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved February 11, 2019.
  12. ^ Petski, Denise (February 5, 2018). "'Tacoma FD': Kirby Bliss-Blanton, Marcus Henderson, Eugene Cordero & Gabriel Hogan Join TruTV Comedy Pilot". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved June 14, 2018.
  13. ^ Ramos, Dino-Ray (September 19, 2018). "'Tacoma FD': Hassie Harrison Joins TruTV Comedy As Series Regular In Recasting". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved September 19, 2018.
  14. ^ Welch, Alex (April 11, 2019). "'The Walking Dead' finale leads in 18-49 and viewer gains: Cable Live +7 ratings for March 25-31". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved April 11, 2019.
  15. ^ Welch, Alex (April 23, 2019). "'Teen Mom 2' earns biggest 18-49 boost in the cable Live +7 ratings for April 1-7". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved April 23, 2019.

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