Defying Gravity (TV series)

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Defying Gravity
Defying Gravity intertitle
Defying Gravity intertitle
GenreDrama
Science fiction
Created byJames D. Parriott
StarringRon Livingston
Andrew Airlie
Malik Yoba
Laura Harris
Eyal Podell
Christina Cox
Peter Howitt
Composer(s)Shawn Pierce
Country of originUnited States
Canada
United Kingdom
Germany
Language(s)English
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes13 (List of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s)Michael Edelstein
James Parriott
Brian Hamilton
Michael Chechik[1]
Producer(s)Ron French
Location(s)Vancouver, Canada
CinematographyStephen McNutt
Production company(s)BBC
Fox Television Studios
Omni Film Productions
CTV
SPACE
ProSieben
Broadcast
Original channelCTV (CAN)
BBC Two & BBC HD (UK)
ABC (USA)
ProSieben (Germany)
Original runAugust 2, 2009 (2009-08-02) – October 23, 2009 (2009-10-23)
 
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Defying Gravity
Defying Gravity intertitle
Defying Gravity intertitle
GenreDrama
Science fiction
Created byJames D. Parriott
StarringRon Livingston
Andrew Airlie
Malik Yoba
Laura Harris
Eyal Podell
Christina Cox
Peter Howitt
Composer(s)Shawn Pierce
Country of originUnited States
Canada
United Kingdom
Germany
Language(s)English
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes13 (List of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s)Michael Edelstein
James Parriott
Brian Hamilton
Michael Chechik[1]
Producer(s)Ron French
Location(s)Vancouver, Canada
CinematographyStephen McNutt
Production company(s)BBC
Fox Television Studios
Omni Film Productions
CTV
SPACE
ProSieben
Broadcast
Original channelCTV (CAN)
BBC Two & BBC HD (UK)
ABC (USA)
ProSieben (Germany)
Original runAugust 2, 2009 (2009-08-02) – October 23, 2009 (2009-10-23)

Defying Gravity is a multi-nationally produced space travel television science fiction drama series, first aired on August 2, 2009 on ABC and CTV and canceled in the autumn of 2009. Set in the year 2052, the series follows eight astronauts[2] (four women and four men) from four countries on a six-year space mission through the Solar System,[3] during which they are monitored from Earth via a real-time communication system.[4] The series was pitched to networks as "Grey's Anatomy in space".[5]

Contents

Premise

The program follows the adventures of eight astronauts on board the international spacecraft Antares, the next ambitious manned space mission after the Mars landing. The lives of the astronauts are being constantly recorded and broadcast back to Earth both as part of an ongoing documentary and as part of mission monitoring. In spite of a libido-suppressing device worn by each crew member, referred to as "HALO" for "Hormone Activated Libido Oppressors", romantic entanglements develop among some crew members. Further complicating their lives is a mysterious storage pod that contains something referred to as Beta, which is exerting an impact on their mission.[6]

Development

The project was inspired by the BBC mockumentary miniseries Space Odyssey: Voyage to the Planets, broadcast on BBC One in 2004.[7] The show was co-produced by the BBC, Fox Television Studios, and Omni Film Productions, in association with Canadian broadcasters CTV Television Network and SPACE, as well as German broadcaster ProSieben.[8]

Thirteen episodes were initially ordered,[9] and filming began on January 19, 2009, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, North America, lasting six months. CGI effects were handled by Stargate Studios, in collaboration with set designer Stephen Geaghan.[6]

Scheduling

On June 30, 2009, ABC announced that it had ordered the program for a summer 2009 broadcast in the United States.[5][10] The show began on October 21, 2009[11] on BBC Two and BBC HD in the United Kingdom,[12] and has aired on both CTV and SPACE in Canada,[13] and is set to air on ProSieben in Germany.[5] All 13 episodes aired in November / December 2009 on Arena TV in Australia.

CTV moved the scheduled airing of the show from Sunday to Friday nights on August 26, 2009, and speculation began about the possibility of the show being canceled.[14] On September 14, 2009, online sources noted ABC's apparent cancellation of the series, with most having reported the eighth episode as the "series finale", while others reported it as the "season finale".[15] The show's publicist, Nicole Marostica, issued a statement on September 14, 2009 that ABC is not in fact canceling the show but that management is deciding on a time slot to air the remaining 5 episodes of season 1.[16]

CTV aired episode 9, Eve Ate the Apple on September 18, 2009, but did not have Defying Gravity on its schedule for the following week. The remaining four episodes were aired on SPACE, which is only available in Canada. On October 22, 2009, TV Squad reported that the sets for Defying Gravity had been destroyed and that the series had been canceled earlier this fall.[17] On October 29, 2009, creator James Parriott revealed to CliqueClack TV how the series would have continued, had the show gone past its first season. Parriott explained that he has the first three seasons plotted out in a show "bible", along with how it would ultimately end. Also reported was that the remaining episodes that did not air in the U.S. would not be shown on television, but would appear later on Hulu and iTunes. The series was released to DVD on January 19, 2010. All online content regarding the show was removed from the ABC website as of November 18, 2009, and is no longer available on Hulu.[18]

Cast and characters

On Antares

  • Evram Mintz (Eyal Podell) is the ship's doctor and psychiatrist. He's Claire Dereux's boyfriend. Mintz is from Israel, where he served in the IDF.[Bio 1]
  • Jen Crane (Christina Cox) is a biologist, she's married to Rollie Crane and had a past relationship with Ted Shaw. She's from Canada.[Bio 2][Bio 3]
  • Maddux Donner (Ron Livingston) is the chief engineer. Sharon Lewis was his lover before she died during a mission on Mars,[19] he's currently a friend with benefits with Nadia Schilling, and has an awkward relation with Zoe Barnes. He's from Iowa, USA.[Bio 4]
  • Nadia Schilling (Florentine Lahme) is a pilot. She has a friend with benefits relationship with Maddux Donner. Nadia is from Germany.[Bio 5] Series creator James Parriott later stated that the intention was to reveal later in the series that Nadia was actually intersexed, and the effects of the beta object were changing into the male she could have been.[18]
  • Paula Morales (Paula Garcés) is the payload specialist, lander pilot and is responsible for an on-board documentary for kids. She's from Brownsville, Texas.[Bio 6]
  • Steve Wassenfelder (Dylan Taylor) is a theoretical physicist and a porn connoisseur. He is from the United States.[Bio 7]
  • Ted Shaw (Malik Yoba) is the Antares commander. He is married to Eve Weller and had a relationship with Jen Crane in the past. He's from the United States.[Bio 8]
  • Zoe Barnes (Laura Harris) is a geologist. She had a one-night stand with Maddux Donner who is unaware that it resulted in an aborted pregnancy. She's from Canada.[Bio 9]

On Earth

  • Ajay Sharma (Zahf Paroo) was the original flight engineer but after a heart problem caused by Beta he was reinstated to mission control. He's from Mumbai, India.[Bio 10]
  • Claire Dereux (Maxim Roy) is the flight surgeon and Evram Mintz's girlfriend. She is from Montreal, Canada.[Bio 11]
  • Eve Weller-Shaw (Karen LeBlanc) works alongside Goss. She works for the Bertram Corporation and was in charge of crew selection. Eve is married to Ted Shaw and is from New Orleans, LA, USA as referenced in Episode 09 "Eve Ate The Apple".[Bio 12]
  • Mike Goss (Andrew Airlie) is the mission control flight director. He was on the Mars mission.[Bio 13]
  • Rollie Crane (Ty Olsson) is the former Antares commander and currently works in mission control. He's married to Jen Crane. He is from the United States[Bio 14][20]
  • Arnel Poe (William C Vaughan) works in mission control. He lost his leg during his training for qualification for the Antares mission. He is from the United States.[Bio 15]
  • Trevor Williams (Peter Howitt) is a journalist from the United Kingdom. He suspects that ISO isn't telling the truth about the Antares mission and tries to find out.[Bio 16]

On Mars

  • Sharon Lewis (Lara Gilchrist) was left behind together with Walker during a previous Mars mission. She was Donner's former lover.[20]
  • Jeff Walker (Rick Ravanello) was left behind on Mars with Lewis.[20]

In-universe technology

Within the series, it was explained that onboard the Antares the crew's quarters have natural gravity caused by the centrifugal force of spinning rotors. But in the rest of the ship artificial gravity was created with magnetism and the astronauts' grav suits. These suits contain nanofibers that pulled them towards the deck electromagnetically. They also used "nano-spray" on their hair and non-standard clothing to make them slightly magnetic; that's why the astronauts' hair doesn't float in the zero-g environment of the Antares. Anything aboard the ship without the nanotechnology will float.

Episodes

#TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
1"Pilot"David StraitonJames D. ParriottAugust 2, 2009 (2009-08-02) (ABC/CTV)
Four male and four female astronauts prepare for a six-year mission aboard the spaceship Antares
2"Natural Selection"
"Law of Natural Selection"
Peter HowittJames D. ParriottAugust 2, 2009 (2009-08-02) (ABC/CTV)
The Antares begins its mission to explore the planets in the solar system. During flashback scenes from 5 years in the past, we learn that Steve is not able to swim and should have been disqualified from the Antares mission. However, his inclusion was a requirement set by Eve Weller. We also learn about Zoe's and Maddox's one-night stand. In the present, Zoe gets in the specially designed Venus suit to test it for leaks. A system error ejects her and the leak causes her to lose pressure in space. Steve's otherwise disgusting idea saves Zoe's life and gains him respect from others. 
3"Threshold"Peter HowittSheri ElwoodAugust 9, 2009 (2009-08-09) (ABC/CTV)
A mysterious force aboard the Antares begins to have a profound effect on the astronauts' biological compositions and personality traits. 
4"H2IK"
"H2IK (Hell If I Know)"
Fred GerberBrett ConradAugust 16, 2009 (2009-08-16) (ABC/CTV)
An unknown malfunction sends the Antares into chaos as the ship's operating systems are thrown offline, causing the failure of vital systems such as power, gravity, and heating. 
5"Rubicon"Marcie UlinMeredith Lavender & Marcie UlinAugust 23, 2009 (2009-08-23) (ABC/CTV)
As the Antares approaches the point of no return, the crew must deal with the upcoming crossing of the critical boundary where return to Earth is no longer an option. 
6"Bacon"[14]Marcie UlinMeredith LavenderAugust 28, 2009 (2009-08-28) (CTV)
Drawing closer to the orbit of Venus, some members of the Antares crew struggle with guilt and experience vivid repercussions of past actions, while a serious accident puts the life of a teammate in danger, uniting everyone in the desperate endeavor to save her. 
7"Fear"Jeff WoolnoughChris ProvenzanoSeptember 4, 2009 (2009-09-04) (CTV)
It's Halloween aboard the Antares and the forces of darkness are revealed in more ways than one, as feverish hallucinations jeopardize the lives of the crew just as they are about to embark on a promotional event for which the whole world is waiting. 
8"Love, Honor, Obey"[Schedule 1]Fred GerberSusan Nirah JaffeeSeptember 11, 2009 (2009-09-11) (CTV)
An impending solar flare threatens the crew of the Antares with dangerous radiation, while the strange force in Pod 4 finally sends out a siren call that proves utterly irresistible. 
9"Eve Ate the Apple"[Schedule 2]Peter HowittBlythe RobeSeptember 18, 2009 (2009-09-18) (CTV)
The crew of the Antares learns about Pod 4 and the real reason for their mission to Venus. 
10"Deja Vu"[Schedule 3]Michael RohlSheri ElwoodOctober 2, 2009 (2009-10-02) (SPACE)[21]
It's election day but the crew aboard the Antares is still processing the news about their real mission on Venus. 
11"Solitary"David StraitonMeredith Lavender & Marcie UlinOctober 9, 2009 (2009-10-09) (SPACE)[22]
In the final hours before the landing on Venus, crew members of the Antares confront the loneliness and isolation of space. 
12"Venus"Sturla GunnarssonJames D. ParriottOctober 16, 2009 (2009-10-16) (SPACE)[23]
It's the day of the Venus landing, a historic and dangerous event likely to alter the lives of everyone involved. 
13"Kiss"Sturla GunnarssonJames D. ParriottOctober 23, 2009 (2009-10-23) (SPACE)[24]
After landing on the burning surface of Venus, Zoe walks toward a sound only she can hear, drawn by her destiny into almost certain destruction. 
  1. ^ As of September 14, 2009 (2009 -09-14) this episode was the last scheduled airing of the show on ABC.
  2. ^ As of October 2, 2009 (2009 -10-02) this episode was the last scheduled airing of the show on CTV.
  3. ^ CTV originally had this episode scheduled for September 25, 2009 but started season 3 of Flashpoint instead.

Reception

US Nielsen ratings

#EpisodeUS air dateRatingShareRating/share
(18-49)
Viewers
(millions)
Rank
(week)
1"Pilot"02009-08-02August 2, 20092.441.1/33.8321
2"Natural Selection"02009-08-02August 2, 20092.341.0/33.5621
3"Threshold"02009-08-09August 9, 20091.831.0/22.8128
4"H2IK"02009-08-16August 16, 20091.730.8/22.5934
5"Rubicon"02009-08-23August 23, 20091.830.8/22.6633
6"Bacon"02009-08-30August 30, 20091.730.9/22.5331
7"Fear"02009-09-06September 6, 20091.740.6/22.1629
8"Love, Honor, Obey"02009-09-13September 13, 20091.630.8/22.5339

Canadian BBM ratings

#EpisodeCanadian air dateViewers
(million)
Rank
(week)
1
2
"Pilot"
"Natural Selection"
02009-08-02August 2, 2009 (CTV)0.783[25]20[25]
3"Threshold"02009-08-09August 9, 2009 (CTV)N/A[26]N/A[26]
4"H2IK"02009-08-16August 16, 2009 (CTV)0.573[27]30[27]
5"Rubicon"02009-08-23August 23, 2009 (CTV)N/A[28]N/A[28]
6"Bacon"02009-08-28August 28, 2009 (CTV)N/A[29]N/A[29]
7"Fear"02009-09-04September 4, 2009 (CTV)N/A[30]N/A[30]
8"Love, Honor, Obey"02009-09-11September 11, 2009 (CTV)N/A[31]N/A[31]
9"Eve Ate the Apple"02009-09-18September 18, 2009 (CTV)N/A[32]N/A[32]
10"Deja Vu"02009-10-02October 2, 2009 (Space)N/A[33]N/A[33]
11"Solitary"02009-10-09October 9, 2009 (Space)N/A[34]N/A[34]
12"Venus"02009-10-16October 16, 2009 (Space)N/A[35]N/A[35]
13"Kiss"02009-10-23October 23, 2009 (Space)N/A[36]N/A[36]

UK BARB ratings

#EpisodeUK air dateAudience share
(%)
Viewers
(million)
1"Pilot"02009-10-21October 21, 20097.71.72
2"Law of Natural Selection"02009-10-21October 21, 20097.21.44
3"Threshold"02009-10-29October 29, 20093.50.79
4"H2IK (Hell If I Know)"02009-11-05November 5, 20093.30.76
5"Rubicon"02009-11-12November 12, 20092.80.67
6"Bacon"N/AN/AN/A
7"Fear"N/AN/AN/A
8"Love, Honor, Obey"N/AN/AN/A
9"Eve Ate the Apple"N/AN/AN/A
10"Deja Vu"N/AN/AN/A
11"Solitary"N/AN/AN/A
12"Venus"02009-12-21December 21, 2009N/AN/A
13"Kiss"02009-12-22December 22, 2009N/AN/A

DVD releases

Set detailsSpecial features
CountryUnited States, CanadaUnited KingdomAustralia
  • Bonus featurettes:[37]
    • Mission Accomplished — A Look at Defying Gravity
    • Five Photo Slide Shows
    • 29 Deleted Scenes
# episodes13N/AN/A
Aspect ratio1.78:1N/AN/A
Running time578 minutesN/AN/A
AudioDolby Digital 5.1N/AN/A
SubtitlesEnglish, Spanish, FrenchN/AN/A
# of discs4N/AN/A
Region1 (NTSC)N/AN/A
RatingNot RatedN/AN/A
Release dateJanuary 19, 2010 (2010-01-19)[37]N/AN/A

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Character biographies
  1. ^ "About the show - Character Bios - Dr. Evram". ABC.com - Defying Gravity. http://beta.abc.go.com/shows/defying-gravity/bio/drevram-mintz/242417. Retrieved August 17, 2009. [dead link]
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  3. ^ "About the show - Character Bios - Jen". ABC.com - Defying Gravity. http://beta.abc.go.com/shows/defying-gravity/bio/jen-crane/242415. Retrieved August 17, 2009. [dead link]
  4. ^ "About the show - Character Bios - Maddux". ABC.com - Defying Gravity. http://beta.abc.go.com/shows/defying-gravity/bio/maddux-donner/242412. Retrieved August 17, 2009. [dead link]
  5. ^ "About the show - Character Bios - Nadia". ABC.com - Defying Gravity. http://beta.abc.go.com/shows/defying-gravity/bio/nadia-schilling/242416. Retrieved August 17, 2009. [dead link]
  6. ^ "About the show - Character Bios - Paula". ABC.com - Defying Gravity. http://beta.abc.go.com/shows/defying-gravity/bio/paula-morales/242418. Retrieved August 17, 2009. [dead link]
  7. ^ "About the show - Character Bios - Steve". ABC.com - Defying Gravity. http://beta.abc.go.com/shows/defying-gravity/bio/steve-wassenfelder/242419. Retrieved August 17, 2009. [dead link]
  8. ^ "About the show - Character Bios - Ted". ABC.com - Defying Gravity. http://beta.abc.go.com/shows/defying-gravity/bio/ted-shaw/242414. Retrieved August 17, 2009. [dead link]
  9. ^ "About the show - Character Bios - Zoe". ABC.com - Defying Gravity. http://beta.abc.go.com/shows/defying-gravity/bio/zoe-barnes/242413. Retrieved August 17, 2009. [dead link]
  10. ^ "About the show - Character Bios - Ajay". ABC.com - Defying Gravity. http://beta.abc.go.com/shows/defying-gravity/bio/ajay-sharma/242420. Retrieved August 17, 2009. [dead link]
  11. ^ "About the show - Character Bios - Claire". ABC.com - Defying Gravity. http://beta.abc.go.com/shows/defying-gravity/bio/claire-dereux/242423. Retrieved August 17, 2009. [dead link]
  12. ^ "About the show - Character Bios - Eve". ABC.com - Defying Gravity. http://beta.abc.go.com/shows/defying-gravity/bio/eve-wellershaw/242422. Retrieved August 17, 2009. [dead link]
  13. ^ "About the show - Character Bios - Mike". ABC.com - Defying Gravity. http://beta.abc.go.com/shows/defying-gravity/bio/mike-goss/242439. Retrieved August 17, 2009. [dead link]
  14. ^ "About the show - Character Bios - Rollie". ABC.com - Defying Gravity. http://beta.abc.go.com/shows/defying-gravity/bio/rollie-crane/242421. Retrieved August 17, 2009. [dead link]
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Defying Gravity Cast
  1. Maddux Donner (Ron Livingston) at ctv.ca (retrieved on 12/12/09)
  2. Zoe Barnes (Laura Harris) at ctv.ca (retrieved on 12/12/09)
  3. Ted Shaw (Malik Yoba) at ctv.ca (retrieved on 12/12/09)
  4. Jen Crane (Christina Cox) at ctv.ca (retrieved on 12/12/09)
  5. Nadia Schilling (Florentine Lahme) at ctv.ca (retrieved on 12/12/09)
  6. Dr. Evram Mintz (Eyal Podell) at ctv.ca (retrieved on 12/12/09)

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