Wisdom of the Crowd

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Wisdom of the Crowd
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Genre Drama
Based on The Israeli series of the same name by Shira Hadad & Dror Mishani
Developed by Ted Humphrey
Starring
Composer(s) Paul Haslinger
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 13 (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s)
  • Ted Humphrey
  • Avi Nir
  • Alon Shtruzman
  • Peter Traugott
  • Rachel Kaplan
  • Dror Mishani
  • Shira Hadad
  • Adam Davidson
Camera setup Single-camera
Running time 44 minutes
Production company(s)
Distributor NBCUniversal Television Distribution[1]
Release
Original network CBS
Original release October 1, 2017 – January 14, 2018

Wisdom of the Crowd is an American drama television series based on the Israeli series of the same name by Shira Hadad & Dror Mishani.[2] The series premiered on CBS October 1, 2017[3] and ended on January 14, 2018. On November 27, 2017, CBS decided not to order a full season following weak ratings and allegations of sexual harassment involving Jeremy Piven.[4]

Cast and characters

Recurring

Episodes

No. Title Directed by Written by Original air date U.S. viewers
(millions)
1 "Pilot" Adam Davidson Ted Humphrey October 1, 2017 (2017-10-01) 8.83[10]
Jeffrey Tanner (Jeremy Piven) is obsessed with finding who murdered his daughter and has developed an online, crowd sourcing app called Sophe to help him. His team is a unique collection of talented individuals with many different skills.
2 "In The Wild" Adam Davidson Ted Humphrey October 8, 2017 (2017-10-08) 7.84[11]
A 13-year-old boy goes missing, so Tanner uses Sophe to help find him.
3 "Machine Learning" Jon Amiel Matthew Lau & Aiyana White October 15, 2017 (2017-10-15) 8.04[12]
Crime data is entered into Sophe looking for links to Mia. Instead it links 3 previously unrelated cases. When Cavanagh adds a clue it jumps to 14 and keeps climbing with crowd help. Meanwhile Carlos Ochoa is threatened in prison.
4 "User Bias" Charles Beeson Kim Shumway & Patrick Moss October 22, 2017 (2017-10-22) 7.70[13]
Tanner has to deal with cyber attacks when they are asked to help solve the murder of a white supremacist. Tanner and his wife are at odds when private information is leaked to Sophie regarding their deceased daughter.
5 "Clear History" Deran Sarafian David Appelbaum & Erica Saleh October 29, 2017 (2017-10-29) 6.76[14]
A medically retired Inspector is murdered. Cavanaugh is not allowed on the case due to his prior involvement with the widow, so he seeks Tanner's help. Meanwhile, Tanner's prior company alleges he stole their code to create Sophe.
6 "Trojan Horse" Stephen Kay Andrew Dettmann & Joshua Hale Fialkov November 5, 2017 (2017-11-05) 7.87[15]
A computer expert creates a game that targets short-attention span teenagers and compels them to commit suicide. Meanwhile, a clue emerges in a photo of Tanner's daughter.
7 "Trade Secrets" Adam Davidson Matthew Lau November 12, 2017 (2017-11-12) 6.56[16]
Cavanaugh's plans to reconnect with his 14-year-old son are interrupted when the team and the crowd identify a fugitive domestic terrorist on the loose; Tanner and Sara's ongoing legal troubles drive a wedge between them, with Mike trapped in the middle; Alex confronts Tanner about the Congressional investigation; the team loses control of the crowd, with potentially deadly consequences.
8 "Denial of Service" Eagle Egilsson Kim Shumway November 19, 2017 (2017-11-19) 6.03[17]
Tanner and the team race to halt a digital attack that has silenced the crowd and knocked the platform offline, forcing Tanner and Alex to make a deal with an untrustworthy rival; Cavanaugh and Sara question three suspects in the suspicious death of a Silicon Valley CEO; the Hive endures unwanted visitors.
9 "Proof of Concept" Roxann Dawson Aiyana White November 26, 2017 (2017-11-26) 6.72[18]
Tanner is offered new evidence in Mia's case if Sophe can prove someone is innocent of murder. Tanner and Sara begin depositions with AllSourcer for the rights to Sara's work and Sophe's code.
10 "Live Stream" Milan Cheylov David Appelbaum December 10, 2017 (2017-12-10) 6.11[19]
The team tracks a killer targeting online celebrities and broadcasting their final moments on a live-streaming platform; Sara worries about being banned from using Sophie.
11 "Alpha Test" Adam Davidson Erica Saleh December 17, 2017 (2017-12-17) 6.65[20]
12 "Root Directory" Liz Friedlander Joshua Hale Fialkov January 7, 2018 (2018-01-07) 5.73[21]
13 "The Tipping Point" Eric Laneuville Teleplay by: Andrew Dettmann & Patrick Moss
Story by: Andrew Dettmann
January 14, 2018 (2018-01-14) 5.80[22]
Tanner and Hale go to court to convince a judge to free Carlos. A man who was obsessed with Sophe, including Mia's case, is found dead. Investigating this man leads Tanner to information revealing a city official's killer.

Reception

Critical reception

The review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes an approval rating of 28% based on 18 reviews, with an average rating of 4.6/10. The site's critical consensus reads, "Wisdom of the Crowd wastes a talented cast on a formulaic procedural crime drama that wavers between modest returns and unintentional laughs."[23] Metacritic, which uses a normalized rating, assigned a weighted average score of 35 out of 100, based on 17 critics, indicating "generally unfavorable reviews".[24]

References

  1. ^ "Wisdom of the Crowd - NBCUniversal Media Village". www.nbcumv.com. 
  2. ^ Ausiello, Michael (May 12, 2017). "CBS Orders Boreanaz' Seal Team, Moore's S.W.A.T., Cumming's Instinct, Piven's Wisdom, Plus 2 Comedies". TVLine. Retrieved May 12, 2017. 
  3. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (June 1, 2017). "CBS Sets Fall 2017 Premiere Dates For 'Young Sheldon', '9 JKL' & Returning Series". Deadline.com. Retrieved June 1, 2017. 
  4. ^ Schwartz, Ryan (November 27, 2017). "Wisdom of the Crowd Cancelled Amid Jeremy Piven Sexual Assault Scandal". TVLine. Retrieved November 27, 2017. 
  5. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (February 27, 2017). "Jeremy Piven To Topline 'Wisdom Of The Crowd' CBS Drama Pilot". Deadline.com. Retrieved February 27, 2017. 
  6. ^ Petski, Denise (March 8, 2017). "Richard T. Jones Cast In 'Wisdom Of The Crowd' CBS Drama Pilot". Deadline.com. Retrieved March 8, 2017. 
  7. ^ a b Pedersen, Erik (March 15, 2017). "'Wisdom of ohe Crowd': Natalia Tena & Jake Matthews Join CBS Drama Pilot". Deadline.com. Retrieved March 15, 2017. 
  8. ^ Petski, Denise (March 8, 2017). "Blake Lee Joins 'Wisdom Of The Crowd' CBS Drama Pilot; Lucas Hazlett In 'Real Life'". Deadline.com. Retrieved March 8, 2017. 
  9. ^ Petski, Denise (March 16, 2017). "Monica Potter To Co-Star In 'Wisdom Of The Crowd' CBS Drama Pilot". Deadline.com. Retrieved March 16, 2017. 
  10. ^ Porter, Rick (October 3, 2017). "'NCIS: LA' and '60 Minutes' adjust up, 'Wisdom of the Crowd' and 'Ten Days in the Valley' down: Sunday final ratings". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved October 3, 2017. 
  11. ^ Porter, Rick (October 10, 2017). "NFL adjusts up, all others unchanged: Sunday final ratings". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved October 10, 2017. 
  12. ^ Porter, Rick (October 17, 2017). "'Madam Secretary' and 'Wisdom of the Crowd' adjust down, '60 Minutes, 'AFV' and NFL up: Sunday final ratings". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved October 17, 2017. 
  13. ^ Porter, Rick (October 24, 2017). "'NCIS: LA' and 'Shark Tank' adjust up, 'Madam Secretary' adjusts down: Sunday final ratings". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved October 24, 2017. 
  14. ^ Porter, Rick (October 31, 2017). "'Wisdom of the Crowd,' '60 Minutes' adjust down, final World Series & NFL numbers: Sunday final ratings". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved October 31, 2017. 
  15. ^ Porter, Rick (November 7, 2017). "'Family Guy,' '60 Minutes' adjust up, 'Bob's Burgers' and 'Madam Secretary' adjust down: Sunday final ratings". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved November 7, 2017. 
  16. ^ Porter, Rick (November 14, 2017). "'Wisdom of the Crowd' adjusts down: Sunday final ratings". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved November 14, 2017. 
  17. ^ Porter, Rick (November 21, 2017). "'Sunday Night Football' adjusts up, '60 Minutes' and 'Madam Secretary' adjust down: Sunday final ratings". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved November 21, 2017. 
  18. ^ Porter, Rick (November 29, 2017). "'NCIS: LA,' '60 Minutes' and 'Sunday Night Football' adjust up: Sunday final ratings". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved November 29, 2017. 
  19. ^ Porter, Rick (December 12, 2017). "'Bob's Burgers,' 'The Simpsons' and '60 Minutes' adjust down: Sunday final ratings". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved December 12, 2017. 
  20. ^ Porter, Rick (December 19, 2017). "'Wisdom of the Crowd' and '60 Minutes' adjust down, NFL up: Sunday final ratings". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved December 19, 2017. 
  21. ^ Porter, Rick (January 9, 2018). "'Shark Tank' adjusts up, 'Simpsons,' 'Ghosted,' Golden Globes arrivals down: Sunday final ratings". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved January 9, 2018. 
  22. ^ Porter, Rick (January 17, 2018). "'NCIS: LA' and 'Family Guy' adjust up, other FOX shows adjust down: Sunday final ratings". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved January 17, 2018. 
  23. ^ "Wisdom of the Crowd: Season 1 (2017)". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved October 31, 2017. 
  24. ^ "Wisdom of the Crowd - Season 1 Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved October 31, 2017. 

External links

  • Official website
  • Wisdom of the Crowd on IMDb
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