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Detroiters (TV series)

Detroiters
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Genre Sitcom
Created by Sam Richardson
Tim Robinson
Zach Kanin
Joe Kelly
Starring Sam Richardson
Tim Robinson
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 2
No. of episodes 20 (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s) Sam Richardson
Tim Robinson
Zach Kanin
Joe Kelly
Lorne Michaels
Jason Sudeikis
Running time 22 minutes
Production company(s) Broadway Video
Central Productions
Release
Original network Comedy Central
Picture format 16:9 HDTV
Original release February 7, 2017 (2017-02-07) – present
External links
Website

Detroiters is an American television sitcom created by Sam Richardson, Tim Robinson, Zach Kanin and Joe Kelly. The series stars Sam Richardson and Tim Robinson. The series premiered on Comedy Central on February 7, 2017.[1][2] It is filmed on-location in Detroit.[3] In March 2017, Comedy Central renewed the series for a second season, which premiered on June 21, 2018.[4]

Cast

Recurring

  • Pat Vern Harris as Sheila Portnadi
  • Lailani Ledesma as Lea
  • Mort Crim as Himself
  • Shawntay Dalon as Chrissy
  • Andre Belue as Tommy Pencils
  • Jason Sudeikis as Carter Grant
  • Christopher Powell as Ned
  • Carolette Phillips as Rhonda Devereux

Guest stars

Series overview

SeasonEpisodesOriginally aired
First airedLast aired
110February 7, 2017 (2017-02-07)April 11, 2017 (2017-04-11)
210June 21, 2018 (2018-06-21)August 16, 2018 (2018-08-16)

Episodes

Season 1 (2017)

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateProd.
code
US viewers
(millions)
11"Pilot"John SolomonZach Kanin, Joe Kelly, Sam Richardson & Tim RobinsonFebruary 7, 2017 (2017-02-07)1010.447[5]
22"Hog Riders"Nicholas JasenovecChristopher Powell & Chip HallFebruary 14, 2017 (2017-02-14)1020.388[6]
33"Sam the Man"Osmany RodriguezSam RichardsonFebruary 21, 2017 (2017-02-21)1030.366[7]
44"Devereux Wigs"Bill BenzZach KaninFebruary 28, 2017 (2017-02-28)1040.368[8]
55"Happy Birthday Mr. Duvet"Becky MartinAmber RuffinMarch 7, 2017 (2017-03-07)1050.288[9]
66"3rd Floor"Bill BenzZach KaninMarch 14, 2017 (2017-03-14)1060.426[10]
77"Smilin' Jack"Nicholas JasenovecTim RobinsonMarch 21, 2017 (2017-03-21)1070.336[11]
88"Dream Cruise"Becky MartinMichael CheMarch 28, 2017 (2017-03-28)1080.355[12]
99"Husky Boys"Nicholas JasenovecJoe KellyApril 4, 2017 (2017-04-04)1090.341[13]
1010"Quick Rick Mahorn in Dearborn"Osmany RodriguezJoe KellyApril 11, 2017 (2017-04-11)1100.345[14]

Season 2 (2018)

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateProd.
code
US viewers
(millions)
111"April in the D"Andrew GaynordZach KaninJune 21, 2018 (2018-06-21)2010.264[15]
122"Jefferson Porger"Stephanie LaingJoe KellyJune 21, 2018 (2018-06-21)2020.233[15]
133"Duvet Family Reunion"Stephanie LaingAmber RuffinJune 28, 2018 (2018-06-28)2030.247[16]
144"Trevor"Dale SternTim RobinsonJuly 5, 2018 (2018-07-05)2040.314[17]
155"Farmer Zack"Alexander BuonoAmber RuffinJuly 12, 2018 (2018-07-12)2050.254[18]
166"Mort Crim"Dale SternChristopher Powell & Chip HallJuly 19, 2018 (2018-07-19)2060.255[19]
177"Lois"Dale SternTBAJuly 26, 2018 (2018-07-26)2070.316[20]
188"Hark Motors"Andrew GaynordTBAAugust 2, 2018 (2018-08-02)2080.274[21]
199"Little Caesars"Dale SternTBAAugust 9, 2018 (2018-08-09)2090.279[22]
2010"Royals"Alexander BuonoTBAAugust 16, 2018 (2018-08-16)2100.239[23]

Reception

Detroiters has received positive reviews from television critics. On Rotten Tomatoes, the first season holds an approval rating of 88%, based on 16 reviews, with an average rating of 7/10. The site's critical consensus reads, "Proudly stupid yet surprisingly soulful, Detroiters showcases an impressive level of commitment from its charming, well-matched leads -- and balances its goofy humor with an equal helping of heart."[24] On Metacritic, the first season holds a score of 75 out of 100, based on 11 critics, indicating generally favorable reviews."[25]

Broadcast

Internationally, the series premiered in Australia on The Comedy Channel on February 13, 2017.[26]

References

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  3. ^ 'Detroiters' sitcom will film in Detroit Detroit Free Press, January 21, 2016
  4. ^ Oriana Schwindt (March 20, 2017). "Comedy Central Renews 'Detroiters' for Season 2". Variety. Retrieved 2017-03-21. 
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  19. ^ Metcalf, Mitch (July 20, 2018). "Updated: ShowBuzzDaily's Top 150 Thursday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 7.19.2018". Showbuzz Daily. Retrieved July 20, 2018. 
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  25. ^ "Detroiters - Season 1". Metacritic. Retrieved August 1, 2017. 
  26. ^ Purcell, Charles (9 February 2017). "New This Week (Feb 13): The Walking Dead, Girls, Gogglebox, Grammy Awards and live sport". The Green Room. Foxtel. Retrieved 10 February 2017. 

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