A to Z (TV series)
A to Z is an American romantic comedy television series created by Ben Queen. He served as an executive producer with Rashida Jones and Will McCormack for Warner Bros. Television. The series debuted on October 2, 2014, on NBC. Viewership fell by nearly 50% by the fifth episode, which aired October 30, and NBC canceled the series the next day, though choosing to air the final eight episodes, which had already been produced. The series finale aired on January 22, 2015.
The story follows the lives of Andrew, an employee at an internet dating site who dreams of meeting the girl of his dreams, and Zelda, a no-nonsense lawyer who was raised by a hippie mother and carries a rebellious streak. By an accidental chance of fate, Zelda meets Andrew to resolve a mismatch dating dispute and these two single people suddenly find themselves falling for each other. From there, the series chronicles their relationship timeline "from A to Z", as narrated by Katey Sagal.
- Ben Feldman as Andrew Lofland
- Cristin Milioti as Zelda Vasco
- Henry Zebrowski as Stu Bartokowski
- Lenora Crichlow as Stephie Bennett
- Christina Kirk as "Big Bird" Lydia
- Hong Chau as Lora
- Parvesh Cheena as Dinesh
- Katey Sagal as the narrator
- Patrick Carlyle as Sage
- Ben Falcone as Howard
- Nancy Friedrich as Nancy
A to Z has received favorable reviews. Rotten Tomatoes gives the show a rating of 67% based on 48 reviews. The site's consensus states: "The leads are endearing, but A to Z's writing feels gimmicky and lacks a fresh perspective on the modern-day TV romance." Metacritic gives the show a score of 66 out of 100, based on reviews from 24 critics, indicating "generally favorable" reviews.
The series is available to stream in Australia on Stan. It broadcast on UK channel E4; it started on November 30, 2015. It began broadcasting on tv2 in New Zealand on December 6, 2015. .It is available in Brazil and Colombia on Warner Channel.