|Created by||Crystal Moselle|
|Based on||Skate Kitchen|
|Directed by||Crystal Moselle|
|Music by||Aska Matsumiya|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||2|
|No. of episodes||12|
|Running time||29–31 minutes|
|Original release||May 1, 2020 –|
July 16, 2021
Betty is an American teen comedy television series created by Crystal Moselle. The series is based on Moselle's 2018 film Skate Kitchen . It includes most of the cast of the original movie, and focuses on the Gen Z all-girl group's efforts to stand out in New York's predominantly male world of skateboarding. The series premiered on HBO on May 1, 2020.In June 2020, the series was renewed for a second season which premiered on June 11, 2021. In August 2021, the series was canceled after two seasons.
Betty received positive critical reception, and was nominated for a Gotham Award for Shortform Breakthrough Series.
Betty follows "a tight-knit group of girl skaters and follows their everyday lives as they navigate the male-dominated world of skateboarding. The title comes from the derogatory nickname sometimes thrown at them by men."
|First aired||Last aired|
|1||6||May 1, 2020||June 5, 2020|
|2||6||June 11, 2021||July 16, 2021|
|Title||Directed by||Written by||Original air date||U.S. viewers|
|1||1||"Key Party"||Crystal Moselle||Crystal Moselle & Lesley Arfin||May 1, 2020||0.158|
|2||2||"Zen and the Art of Skateboarding"||Crystal Moselle||Patricia Breen||May 8, 2020||0.172|
|3||3||"Happy Birthday, Tyler"||Crystal Moselle||Moshe Kasher||May 15, 2020||0.048|
|4||4||"The Tombs"||Crystal Moselle||Britta Lundin||May 22, 2020||0.192|
|5||5||"Perstephanie"||Crystal Moselle||Naima Ramos-Chapman & Veronica Rodriguez||May 29, 2020||0.148|
|6||6||"Ladies on Fire"||Crystal Moselle||Lesley Arfin||June 5, 2020||0.172|
|Title||Directed by||Written by||Original air date||U.S. viewers|
|7||1||"Octopussy"||Crystal Moselle||Moshe Kasher||June 11, 2021||N/A|
|8||2||"Blue Is the Warmest Threesome"||Crystal Moselle||Ben Snyder||June 18, 2021||N/A|
|9||3||"Sugar We're Going Down, Swinging"||Crystal Moselle||Wally Baram & Aida Osman||June 25, 2021||N/A|
|10||4||"Sweet Tooth"||Crystal Moselle||Crystal Moselle & Rachelle Vinberg||July 2, 2021||N/A|
|11||5||"Good Luck with That"||Crystal Moselle||Naima Ramos-Chapman||July 9, 2021||N/A|
|12||6||"The Let Down"||Crystal Moselle||Sabaah Folayan||July 16, 2021||N/A|
On August 14, 2019, it was reported that HBO had given Betty a series order consisting of six episodes.The series is created, directed, executive produced by Crystal Moselle who also co-wrote and directed Skate Kitchen . The series is a spinoff of the film and features many of the same actors, with some tweaks to various storylines.Lesley Arfin, Igor Srubshchik Jason Weinberg were executive producers alongside Moselle. Production companies involved with the series are Untitled Entertainment, A Dreamy Crystal Moselle Sequence, and Arfin Material.
The series premiered on May 1, 2020.On June 18, 2020, HBO renewed the series for a second season which premiered on June 11, 2021. On August 24, 2021, HBO canceled the series after two seasons.
Alongside the initial series announcement, it was reported that Rachelle Vinberg, Nina Moran, Moonbear, Dede Lovelace, and Ajani Russell would reprise their roles from Skate Kitchen as series regulars.As with the film, the actors play fictionalized versions of themselves.
The series was filmed on-location in New York City.The show has no sets.
On Rotten Tomatoes, the first season holds an approval rating of 97% based on 30 reviews, with an average rating of 7.15/10. The website's critical consensus reads, "Earnest, audacious, and effortlessly cool, Betty captures the spirit of skating and friendship with style."On Metacritic, it has a weighted average score of 77 out of 100 based on 14 reviews, indicating "generally favorable reviews". Betty was noted by Vogue for depicting the friendships of women, several of them queer or of color, "in a naturalistic way." Ashlie D. Stevens wrote of the series in Salon , ""Betty" isn't fast-paced or bursting with dramatic turns, but therein lies its appeal. This is a show that is about watching a new generation of women empower themselves and the women around them, seemingly in real time." Robert Lloyd of the Los Angeles Times noted while "there is no nudity, that old HBO staple", that a strength of the show is "its main themes are friendship, self-knowledge, identity, equality and freedom...It feels innocent, which is not to say naive. And it is appropriately, almost casually exhilarating."
The New York Times and Time named the first season to end-of-year "best new series" lists.
The second season has a 100% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes based on 5 reviews, with an average rating of 8/10.On Metacritic, it has a weighted average score of 74 out of 100 based on 7 reviews, indicating "generally favorable reviews".
|No.||Title||Air date|| Rating |
|1||"Key Party"||May 1, 2020||0.03||0.158|
|2||"Zen and the Art of Skateboarding"||May 8, 2020||0.03||0.172|
|3||"Happy Birthday, Tyler"||May 15, 2020||0.01||0.048|
|4||"The Tombs"||May 22, 2020||0.03||0.192|
|5||"Perstephanie"||May 28, 2020||0.02||0.148|
|6||"Ladies on Fire"||June 5, 2020||0.04||0.172|
|Gotham Independent Film Awards||2020||Breakthrough Series – Short Form||Crystal Moselle, Lesley Arfin, Igor Srubshchik and Jason Weinberg||Nominated|
Ballers is an American comedy-drama television series created by Stephen Levinson and starring Dwayne Johnson as Spencer Strasmore, a retired NFL player who must navigate his new career of choice as the financial manager of other NFL players. The series premiered on the American cable television network HBO on June 21, 2015, with a pilot episode written by Stephen Levinson and directed by Peter Berg. The fifth and final season premiered on August 25, 2019, and concluded on October 13, 2019.
Divorce is an American comedy-drama television series created by Sharon Horgan, set in Hastings-on-Hudson, and starring Sarah Jessica Parker and Thomas Haden Church as a middle-aged divorcing couple. The series premiered on HBO on October 9, 2016. The pilot episode was written by Horgan and directed by Jesse Peretz. On November 14, 2016, HBO renewed the show for a second season, which premiered on January 14, 2018. On November 2, 2018, HBO renewed the show for a third season, which was later announced on its premiere date to be the final season.
Room 104 is an American television anthology series created by Mark Duplass and Jay Duplass. The series debuted on July 28, 2017, on HBO. A twelve-episode second season aired between November 9 and December 15, 2018. On February 8, 2019, HBO revealed that a third season had been filmed and that the network were in talks for a fourth season renewal. The show's twelve-episode third season premiered on September 13, 2019. Filming for season 4 was completed by September 2019. In May 2020, HBO announced that the fourth season would be its last and it premiered on July 24, 2020, and concluded on October 9, 2020.
Insecure is an American comedy-drama television series created by Issa Rae and Larry Wilmore, and is partially based on Rae's acclaimed web series Awkward Black Girl. The series is about the awkward experiences of a contemporary African-American woman. The series premiered online on September 23, 2016, via HBO Now and HBO Go, before airing weekly on HBO from October 9, 2016. On November 14, 2016, HBO renewed the show for a second season which premiered on July 23, 2017. On August 8, 2017, HBO renewed the show for a third season, which premiered on August 12, 2018. On September 6, 2018, HBO renewed the series for a fourth season which premiered on April 12, 2020. On May 1, 2020, the series was renewed for a fifth season. On January 13, 2021, HBO announced that the fifth season will be its last. The fifth and final season is set to premiere on October 24, 2021.
Grown-ish is an American sitcom series and a spin-off of the ABC series Black-ish. The single-camera comedy follows the Johnsons' eldest daughter Zoey as she goes to college, begins her journey to adulthood but quickly discovers that not everything goes her way once she leaves the nest. Deon Cole, Trevor Jackson, Francia Raisa, Emily Arlook, Jordan Buhat, Chloe Bailey, Halle Bailey, Luka Sabbat, Diggy Simmons and Chris Parnell also star.
Floribama Shore is an American reality television series that premiered on MTV on November 27, 2017 in the United States. It is a successor to Jersey Shore. The location of the show is set in the Florida Panhandle along the beach that stretches all the way to Alabama. Floribama Shore documents eight young adults who live together during the summer on the Gulf Coast in Panama City Beach, Florida. They are filmed partying, working, living in a new environment, and bonding. On January 8, 2018, MTV renewed the series for a second season, which premiered on July 9, 2018. On June 11, 2019, the series was renewed for a third season, which premiered on November 14, 2019, with a location change to St. Pete Beach, Florida. A fourth season was announced on January 26, 2021 and premiered on February 25, 2021. The season saw two new locations for the series. The fifth season will premiere on September 16, 2021.
Los Espookys is an American comedy television series created by Julio Torres, Ana Fabrega, and Fred Armisen, who also star alongside Bernardo Velasco and Cassandra Ciangherotti. The series follows a group of friends trying to turn their love of horror into a successful business, where most of their jobs consist of fabricating horror film-like situations and trick people into thinking they are real. Los Espookys premiered on June 14, 2019 on HBO. In July 2019, the series was renewed for a second season.
David Makes Man is an American coming-of-age drama television series that premiered on August 14, 2019 on OWN. In December 2019, OWN renewed the series for a second season which premiered on June 22, 2021.
Breeders is an American-British parental comedy television series created by Martin Freeman, Chris Addison and Simon Blackwell. The series follows two parents who struggle with parenthood and is partially based on Freeman's own experience as a parent. Freeman also plays the lead role in the series.
The Oval is an American prime time television soap opera created, executive produced, written, and directed by Tyler Perry, that premiered on October 23, 2019 on BET. On April 27, 2020, BET renewed the series for a second season and production began on August 4, 2020. The second season premiered on February 16, 2021. On February 23, 2021, BET renewed the series for a third season. The second season will crossover the cast of Ruthless.
Sistas is an American comedy-drama television series created, written and executive produced by Tyler Perry that premiered on October 23, 2019 on BET. On May 12, 2020, BET renewed the series for a second season, with Perry announcing that production would start on July 8, 2020. On September 2, 2020, BET announced that the second season will premiere on October 14, 2020. On January 19, 2021, BET renewed the series for a third season. The third season premiered on June 9, 2021.
How To with John Wilson is an American comedy television docuseries created by filmmaker John Wilson. The series, executive produced by Nathan Fielder, Michael Koman and Clark Reinking, was ordered by HBO. It premiered on October 23, 2020. On December 9, 2020, HBO renewed the series for a second season to premiere in 2021.
We're Here is an American reality television series on HBO featuring former RuPaul's Drag Race contestants Bob the Drag Queen, Eureka O'Hara and Shangela. In the series, the trio of drag queens travel across the United States to recruit small-town residents to participate in one-night-only drag shows. It premiered on April 23, 2020. In June 2020, the series was renewed for a second season.
I'll Be Gone in the Dark is an American true crime documentary television series directed by Liz Garbus, Elizabeth Wolff, Myles Kane and Josh Koury, revolving around Michelle McNamara as she writes a book about and investigates the Golden State Killer. The original six-part series premiered on June 28, 2020, on HBO, and concluded on August 2, 2020. A special episode premiered on June 21, 2021.
The Greatest #AtHome Videos is an American video clip television series for CBS. Executive produced and hosted by Cedric the Entertainer, the series was produced to fill in primetime broadcast hours due to production shutdowns during the COVID-19 pandemic.
This is a list of episodes from the twelfth season of Shark Tank. The season premiered on October 16, 2020, on ABC.
Deliciousness is an American comedy clip show that premiered on December 14, 2020. It is hosted by Tiffani Thiessen and co-hosted by Angela Kinsey, Kel Mitchell and Tim Chantarangsu. The series is a spin off of Ridiculousness and showcases various food-themed videos from the Internet.
Painting with John is an American unscripted television series created by musician, painter, and actor John Lurie. Each episode features Lurie painting watercolors and reflecting on life, music, and art. A six-episode first season premiered on HBO and its streaming subsidiary HBO Max on January 22, 2021. In August 2021, the series was renewed for a second season. The title alludes to Lurie's earlier show, Fishing with John, from 1991.