Angie Tribeca

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Angie Tribeca
A city view with the words ANGIE TRIBECA against the blue sky, the first word in black text, the second in gray text
Genre Comedy
Created by
Composer(s) Nathan Matthew David
Ludwig Göransson
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 3
No. of episodes 30 (list of episodes)
Executive producer(s)
  • Steve Carell
  • Nancy Carell
  • Thom Hinkle
  • Campbell Smith
Producer(s) Ronald D. Chong
Cinematography Matt Sohn
Camera setup Single-camera[1]
Running time 21 minutes
Production company(s)
  • Carousel Television
  • 301 Productions
  • TBS Productions (Season 1-2)
  • Studio T (Season 3-present)
Distributor Warner Bros. Television Distribution
Original network TBS
Picture format 16:9 HDTV
Original release January 17, 2016 (2016-01-17) – present
External links

Angie Tribeca is an American comedy television series created by Steve and Nancy Carell. The series, a satire of police procedural shows, stars Rashida Jones as the titular police detective Angie Tribeca, it also stars Hayes MacArthur, Jere Burns, Deon Cole, and Andree Vermeulen in supporting roles.

Angie Tribeca premiered on January 17–18, 2016,[2] and the third season premiered on April 10, 2017.[3]


Angie Tribeca is a ten-year veteran of the Los Angeles Police Department's elite RHCU (Really Heinous Crimes Unit), who is assigned a new partner.[1]

Development and production[edit]

The series was announced by TBS in mid-2014 with a ten-episode order,[4] the series was announced as "...a hilarious spoof of police procedurals in the spirit of Police Squad!". A few gags presented in the preview reel were cited as similar to the classic TV cop show satire Sledge Hammer!.[5]

Originally intended to premiere in late 2015,[6][7] in November 2015, it was announced that the first season of ten episodes would run uninterrupted on the network and be released through video on demand starting on January 17, 2016.[8]

Angie Tribeca premiered on a 25-hour ten-episode marathon on January 17–18, 2016.[2]

A second season of an additional ten episodes was announced, which premiered on June 6, 2016.[2][9][10][11]

On July 6, 2016, TBS renewed the series for a third season, which premiered on April 10, 2017.[3] A fourth season is scheduled for 2018, adding Bobby Cannavale to the cast.[12]


Main cast[edit]

  • Rashida Jones as Det. Angela "Angie" Tribeca[13]
  • Hayes MacArthur as Det./Lt. Jason "Jay" Geils[14]
  • Jere Burns as Lt./Capt. Pritikin "Chet" Atkins, Angie's boss[15]
    • Burns also plays Eric Atkins, Lt. Atkins' identical twin brother; Capt. Gumbo Atkins, Atkins' Cajun cousin in New Orleans; Lt. Paddy Atkins, Atkins' Irish cousin in New York
  • Deon Cole as Det. Daniel "DJ" Tanner
  • Andrée Vermeulen as Dr. Monica Scholls, the medical examiner[16]

Recurring cast[edit]

Guest stars[edit]

  • Gary Cole as Professor Everett ("Pilot")
  • Lisa Kudrow as Monica Vivarquar ("Pilot")
  • Adam Scott as Surgeon ("The Wedding Planner Did It")[18]
  • Gillian Vigman as Jean Naté ("The Wedding Planner Did It")
  • Sarah Chalke as Mrs. Parsons ("The Famous Ventriloquist Did It")
  • Jeff Dunham as Fisher Price ("The Famous Ventriloquist Did It").[19]
  • Randall Park as Dr. Moreau ("Brockman Turner Overdrive")
  • Amy Smart as Stacy ("Commissioner Bigfish")
  • Ana Ortiz as Betty Crocker ("If You See Something, Solve Something")
  • Niecy Nash as Pandora ("Go Get 'Em, Tiger")
  • Ernie Hudson as Pete Tribeca ("Germs on Endearment")
  • David Koechner as Police Commissioner Niles J. Bigfish ("Commissioner Bigfish")
  • Kerri Kenney-Silver as Special Agent Laurie Partridge, Fish and Game Division, Rodent Task Force ("Ferret Royale")
  • Keegan-Michael Key as Helmut Fröntbüt ("Ferret Royale")
  • Bill Murray as Vic Deakins ("Tribeca's Day Off")[20]
  • Cecily Strong as Samantha Stevens ("Tribeca's Day Off")[21]
  • Laura Bell Bundy as Vivian Tribeca ("Murder in the First Class")
  • Gene Simmons as Himself ("Inside Man")
  • Danny Trejo as Himself ("Inside Man")
  • John Gemberling as Barista ("The One With the Bomb")
  • Ryan Hansen as Wilson Phillips ("The One With the Bomb")
  • Graham Rogers as Eric ("Murder Gras")
  • Lizzy Caplan as Deirdre ("If You See Something, Solve Something")
  • Ed Helms as Dr. Clive Mister ("Germs of Endearment")
  • Kelly Rohrbach as Laura Ashley ("License to Drill")
  • Jon Hamm as McCormick, Geils partner who was "the best man on the force" but was transferred just as Tribeca awoke from her coma ("Fleas Don't Kill Me").
  • Vicki Lewis as Anne Muffet, the dog trainer and murder suspect ("Fleas Don't Kill Me").
  • Tzi Ma as Joseph Takagi ("Miso Dead").
  • Busy Philipps as Courtney Woodpatch-Newton, anti-whaling activist and murder suspect ("Miso Dead")
  • Rhys Darby as Dr. Helm, a forensic scientist and dentist ("Miso Dead").
  • Joey McIntyre as Skylar, member of boyband, Boypocalypse Wow ("Boyz II Dead")
  • Saul Rubinek as Pfoopa, manager of boyband, Boypocalypse Wow ("Boyz II Dead")
  • Chris Kirkpatrick as Chad, member of boyband, Boypocalypse Wow ("Boyz II Dead")
  • Aaron Carter as P.T. Cruiser, member of boyband, Boypocalypse Wow who was murdered ("Boyz II Dead")
  • Colton Dunn as Denarius, member of boyband, Boypocalypse Wow ("Boyz II Dead")
  • Joe Jonas as Detective Green, officer of the LAPD who brings the other detectives coffee and alluded to be the one that should infiltrate boyband, Boypocalypse Wow ("Boyz II Dead")
  • Maya Rudolph as romance novelist Ms Jackie Wilder ("Organ Trail")
  • Michelle Dockery as Victoria ("Turn Me On, Geils")
  • Natalie Portman as Christina Craft ("This Sounds Unbelievable, but CSI: Miami Did It")


Season Episodes Originally aired
First aired Last aired
1 10 January 17, 2016 (2016-01-17) January 18, 2016 (2016-01-18)
2 10 June 6, 2016 (2016-06-06) August 8, 2016 (2016-08-08)
3 10 April 10, 2017 (2017-04-10) June 12, 2017 (2017-06-12)


Angie Tribeca has been met with positive reviews from critics. Metacritic gives it a rating of 78/100 based on 13 reviews.[22] Rotten Tomatoes gives the series an approval rating of 92%, based on 25 reviews, with an average rating of 7.9/10. The site's consensus states: "Angie Tribeca's unique blend of sharp wit and broad humor – and the obvious fun being had by a talented cast – make for a consistent, charmingly absurd spoof of police procedurals."[23]

International broadcasts[edit]

The series was added to Australian streaming service Stan in May 2016.

The first season was shown from April 28, 2016, on E4 in the United Kingdom,[24] the second season premiered on July 7, 2016.[25]

In Canada, the show airs on The Comedy Network.

In India, the show airs on Comedy Central India.

In Russia, the show airs on TNT4.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b Gelman, Vlada (January 21, 2014). "Rashida Jones to Headline Tribeca, TBS Comedy Pilot from Steve Carell". TVLine. Retrieved November 1, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c Webb, Matt (2015-11-05). "Rashida Jones’ ‘Angie Tribeca’ Gets TBS Premiere Date, Renewed for Season 2". TVLine. Retrieved 2016-05-19. 
  3. ^ a b Petski, Denise (July 6, 2016). "‘Animal Kingdom’, ‘Wrecked’ & ‘Angie Tribeca’ Renewed By TNT & TBS". Retrieved July 6, 2016. 
  4. ^ Littleton, Cynthia (May 7, 2014). "TBS Orders Rashida Jones Comedy 'Angie Tribeca,' 'Buzzy's,' 'Your Family Or Mine'". Variety. Retrieved October 28, 2014. 
  5. ^ Roush, Matt (December 8, 2014). "TV Guide Ask Matt". 
  6. ^ Wagmeister, Elizabeth (March 14, 2015). "‘Angie Tribeca': Steve & Nancy Carell’s TBS Rashida Jones Comedy Premieres At SXSW". Variety. Retrieved 25 May 2015. 
  7. ^ Goldberg, Lesley (May 7, 2014). "TBS Orders 'Buzzy's,' 'Your Family or Mine,' Rashida Jones Comedies to Series". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved November 1, 2014. 
  8. ^ McCown, Alex (November 5, 2015). "TBS wants you to spend 25 hours with Angie Tribeca". The A.V. Club. The Onion, Inc. Retrieved November 8, 2015. 
  9. ^ "TBS to Launch "Angie Tribeca" with 25-Hour Marathon of the Entire First Season Commercial-Free Starting Jan. 17". November 6, 2015. Retrieved November 6, 2015. 
  10. ^ Williams, Katy (November 5, 2015). "Entire First Season of Angie Tribeca to Debut Via Marathon; Season 2 Ordered". IGN. J2 Global. Retrieved November 8, 2015. 
  11. ^ Pena, Jessica (April 6, 2016). "Angie Tribeca: Season Two Coming to TBS in June". TV Series Finale. Retrieved April 7, 2016. 
  12. ^ "Angie Tribeca: Season Four Renewal; Bobby Cannavale Joins the Cast (Video) - canceled TV shows - TV Series Finale". canceled TV shows - TV Series Finale. 2017-07-27. Retrieved 2017-07-27. 
  13. ^ Nellie Andreeva. "Rashida Jones To Topline Steve Carell’s TBS Comedy Pilot ‘Tribeca’". Deadline. Retrieved April 7, 2017. 
  14. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (January 7, 2015). "Hayes MacArthur Made Series Regular on TBS’ Angie Tribeca". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved January 7, 2015. 
  15. ^ "TBS Greenlights Steve & Nancy Carell's Police Procedural Satire "Angie Tribeca" (working title), Starring Rashida Jones". The Futon Critic. May 7, 2014. Retrieved November 1, 2014. 
  16. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (February 7, 2014). "Jere Burns & Andrée Vermeulen Join Pilot 'Tribeca'; Edwin Hodge In 'Clementine'". Retrieved November 1, 2014. 
  17. ^ Cutshall, Cameron (March 14, 2015). "Steve Carell's new series premieres at SXSW Film". Archived from the original on April 11, 2017. Retrieved January 9, 2016. 
  18. ^ Wayt, Matt (January 26, 2015). "Adam Scott to guest star on Rashida Jones’ new cop show". Retrieved January 9, 2016. 
  19. ^ Burns, Ashley (January 17, 2016). "Rashida Jones And Nancy Carell Explain How ‘Angie Tribeca’ Pays Tribute To Spoof Comedy’s Greatest Hits". Uproxx. Retrieved 18 January 2016. 
  20. ^ Snierson, Dan (March 3, 2015). "Bill Murray to guest on TBS comedy 'Angie Tribeca'". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved January 9, 2016. 
  21. ^ Snierson, Dan (March 6, 2015). "Keegan-Michael Key, Cecily Strong to guest on TBS comedy 'Angie Tribeca'". Retrieved January 9, 2016. 
  22. ^ Angie Tribeca - Season 1 Reviews at Metacritic
  23. ^ Angie Tribeca: Season 1 at Rotten Tomatoes
  24. ^ Walker-Arnott, Ellie (April 28, 2016). "'Silly, star-studded cop spoof Angie Tribeca will divide comedy fans". Radio Times. Retrieved June 2, 2016. 
  25. ^ "'E4 Sets UK Premiere Date For ‘Angie Tribeca’ Season 2". TVWise. June 22, 2016. Retrieved June 23, 2016. 

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