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Here and Now (2018 TV series)

Here and Now (2018 TV series)

Here and Now is an American drama television series created by Alan Ball. [16] The first season consists of ten episodes and premiered on HBO on February 11, 2018. [17] Starring Holly Hunter and Tim Robbins, the series focuses on a contemporary multi-racial family in the Portland area. [18]

Here and Now
GenreDark comedy[15]Drama
Created byAlan Ball
StarringHolly Hunter Tim Robbins Daniel Zovatto Jerrika Hinton Raymond Lee Sosie Bacon Joe Williamson Andy Bean Peter Macdissi
Composer(s)Michael Penn
Country of originUnited States
No.of seasons1
No.of episodes3(list of episodes)
Executiveproducer(s)Alan Ball Peter Macdissi David Knoller
Producer(s)Steve Oster
Running time60 minutes
Productioncompany(s)Your Face Goes Here Entertainment HBO Entertainment
Original networkHBO
Picture format16:9 HDTV
Original releaseFebruary 11, 2018 – present
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  • Holly Hunter as Audrey Bayer, a therapist [18]

  • Tim Robbins as Greg Boatwright, Audrey's husband and a philosophy professor [18]

  • Jerrika Hinton as Ashley Collins, adopted by the Bayer-Boatwrights from Liberia, now creator and owner of a retail fashion website [19]

  • Raymond Lee as Duc Bayer-Boatwright, adopted from Vietnam when he was five, now a successful life coach [19]

  • Daniel Zovatto as Ramon Bayer-Boatwright, adopted from an orphanage in Colombia at 18 months, now a college senior studying video game design [19]

  • Sosie Bacon as Kristen Bayer-Boatwright, a junior in high school and the only biological child of her parents [19]

  • Joe Williamson as Malcolm Collins, Ashley's husband and Duc's best friend, an assistant personal trainer for the Portland women’s soccer team [20]

  • Andy Bean as Henry, a free spirit who falls in love with Ramon [20]

  • Marwan Salama as Navid Shokrani [16]

Guest starring

  • Trent Garrett as Randy

  • Kevin Bigley as Michael

  • Cynthia Ettinger as Lydia


No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date[21]U.S. viewers (millions)
1"Eleven Eleven"Alan BallAlan BallFebruary 11, 2018(2018-02-11)0.541[22]
The Bayer-Boatwrights are a multicultural family consisting of the patriarch Greg, (Tim Robbins) a professor - having an affair with a regular prostitute - who is having his 60th birthday, organized by his wife Audrey (Holly Hunter) and only biological child, Kristen (Sosie Bacon) a high school student and introvert. They also have 3 adopted children, fashion designer adopted from Liberia, Ashley (Jerrika Hinton) now married with a biological daughter, life coach Duc (Raymond Lee) adopted from Vietnam and Ramon (Daniel Zovatto) adopted from Colombia and in a relationship with free-spirited Henry (Andy Bean). The party goes awry when Ramon starts hallucinating and seeing the figures 11:11 constantly and starts to see a therapist and Audrey suspects its schizophrenia.
2"It's Coming"Uta BriesewitzAlan BallFebruary 18, 2018(2018-02-18)0.368[23]
Ramon notices during his therapist session conducted by Farid (Fred) Shrokani, (Peter Macdissi) and that woman in Ramon's dream is the therapist's mother, and that 11:11 is his therapists birthday. The therapist also has a gender-fluid son that likes to cross dress and wear a hijab. Kristen has sex for the first time with a model that Ashley brought to their father's birthday and contracts an STD. They visit a Planned Parenthood clinic and Kristen kicks a protester in the groin and she and Ashley are arrested. Duc gets his book published and has various amount of one night stands. Greg tells his students in a lecture to leave and enjoy life and one of his students ask if he is okay. Audrey decides to host a family meeting to discuss the state of Ramon's health without Ramon, Kristen tells him and Ramon barges in and tells his its his decision. Greg drives down and hits a fork in the road, sees 11 11 on a road sign then heads in the wrong direction.
3"If a Deer Shits in the Woods"Uta BriesewitzMohamad El MasriFebruary 25, 2018(2018-02-25)0.385[15]
4"Hide and Seek"[15]Jeremy PodeswaNancy OliverMarch 4, 2018(2018-03-04)TBD
5"From Sun Up To Sun Down"[15]Jeremy PodeswaJ.R.EdwardsMarch 11, 2018(2018-03-11)TBD
6"Fight, Death"[15]Lisa CholodenkoWes TaylorMarch 18, 2018(2018-03-18)TBD
7"Wake"[15]Lisa CholodenkoTanya BarfieldMarch 25, 2018(2018-03-25)TBD
8"Yes"[15]TBATBAApril 1, 2018(2018-04-01)TBD
9"Dream Logic"[15]TBATBAApril 8, 2018(2018-04-08)TBD
10"It's Here"[15]TBATBAApril 15, 2018(2018-04-15)TBD


HBO ordered the series in July 2016.



On January 31, 2018, it was announced that Stephanie Arcila and Erin Carufel signed onto the series in the recurring roles of Mami and Wendy, respectively.



The series is partially filmed in Portland, Oregon. [9]


The teaser trailer of the first season was released in December 2017.



On Rotten Tomatoes, the first season has a 30% approval rating based 30 reviews, with an average rating of 4.82/10. [11] On Metacritic, it has a score of 46 out of 100 based 28 reviews. [12]


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