Watching Ellie (2002 - 2003)

Watching Ellie


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`Seinfeld' alums were 0-for-3 when Julia Louis-Dreyfus struck out as an L.A. club singer whose romantic entanglements, domestic dilemmas and performance predicaments unfolded in `real time.' Although it lasted for parts of two seasons, too few were watching Ellie, and the show folded like those of former colleagues Michael Richards and Jason Alexander.

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Critics Consensus: Watching Ellie drastically alters its format to better resemble a conventional sitcom, but ditching the stylization only makes the lack of decent material for Louis-Dreyfus all the more apparent.

2003, NBC, 6 episodes

Critics Consensus: Julia Louis-Dreyfus' comedic charms make Ellie watchable, but a cumbersome tick-tock gimmick and derivative plotting hamper the sitcom star's full potential for delight.

2002, NBC, 10 episodes


Series Details

TV Network: NBC
Premiere Date: Feb 26, 2002
Genre: Comedy
Executive Producers: Joe Furey, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Brad Hall
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