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Search Party is an American neo-noir black comedy television series created by Sarah-Violet Bliss, Charles Rogers, and Michael Showalter for the cable channel TBS.

Primarily set in New York City, the series follows a group of self-absorbed friends who become involved in the search for a missing young woman and the events that result from their involvement.

Premise

Search Party depicts the lives of New York City resident Dory Sief and her self-absorbed friends: passive boyfriend Drew Gardner, flamboyant show-off Elliott Goss, and flighty actress Portia Davenport. Serving as a contrast to the group is Dory's ex-boyfriend Julian Marcus, a journalist whose blunt nature frequently puts him into conflict with others.

Production

In June 2015, it was announced Alia Shawkat, John Early, John Reynolds, and Meredith Hagner had all been cast in the pilot, with Sarah-Violet Bliss and Charles Rogers directing and writing alongside Michael Showalter, Lilly Burns, Tony Hernadez, John Skidmore, Brittany Segal serving as executive producers and producers respectively.

In November 2015, TBS ordered the series.In April 2018, a third season was ordered, however, in October 2019, it was announced the series would move to HBO Max, where the third season would premiere at the service’s Spring 2020 launch. A fourth season was also ordered.

Filming

The shooting of the first season began in the summer of 2015 in New York City, the series' primary location. For the filming of the second season, the production returned to New York. Filming for Season 3 began in September 2018 and wrapped that very November.

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Kid Animation: Summer Camp Island (2018) (moved to HBO Max since season 2) | Esme & Roy (2018) (moved to HBO Max since season 2) | Infinity Train (2019) (moved to HBO Max since season 3) | Looney Tunes Cartoons (2020) | Adventure Time: Distant Lands (2020) | Tig N' Seek (2020) | The Fungies (2020) | Jellystone! (2020) | Mecha Builders (2021) | Aquaman: King of Atlantis (2021) | Gremlins: Secrets of the Mogwai (2021) | Little Ellen (2021) | Tom and Jerry in the Big City (2021) | Young Love (2021)

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Specials The Monster at the End of This Story (2020) | Untitled Friends Reunion Special (2020) | Untitled The Boondocks special (2021) | Don't Let the Pigeon Do Storytime! (2021) | Homeschool Musical: Class of 2020 (2021) | Two Princes (2021)
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