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Ground Floor

Ground Floor TV showNetwork: TBS
Episodes: 20 (half-hour)
Seasons: Two

TV show dates: November 14, 2013 — February 10, 2015
Series status: Cancelled

Performers include: Skylar Astin, Briga Heelan, Rory Scovel, Rene Gube, James Earl, Alexis Knapp, and John C. McGinley.

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TV show description:
This sitcom take place in the corporate banking world of San Francisco. It revolves around Brody Moyer (Skylar Astin), an Ivy League-educated perfectionist who’s smart and driven. He’s fiercely competitive at everything he does and is being groomed to follow in the footsteps of his boss.

That plan comes into question when Brody has a one-night stand with Jennifer Miller (Briga Heelan), a beautiful woman he met at an office party. It turns out that she works in the maintenance department for the building where his bank is located. He starts to wonder if climbing the corporate ladder truly that important?

Facing Brody’s annoyed colleagues and critical boss Mister Mansfield, the pair must find a way to deal with their growing feelings for each other.

Jenny is the boss of the ground floor building support team, She’s fun, beautiful, painfully honest — and the first person in her family to get a job that comes with dental insurance. She works to live, not the other way around. Though she doesn’t understand the appeal of the 100-hour work week and the dog-eat-dog world upstairs, she is a big fan of Brody.

Remington Stewart Mansfield (John C. McGinley) is a self-made man (from a long line of self-made men) and is the head of Remington Trust. A fitness nut and alpha male, he expects a lot from his team, but even more for himself. A devoted family man who is surrounded by women at home, Mansfield has always wanted a son — a role he wants Brody to fill.

Smart, competitive and seemingly shallow, Mike “Threepeat” Wen (Rene Gube) grew up with strict parents who left him feeling like he’ll never be good enough. He does things like spend all his money on matching jet skis and he hits on every woman he sees, but it’s just so he’ll get some attention. Threepeat would love to be Mansfield’s favorite but settles for being Brody’s insanely loyal best friend.

Mark “Harvard” Shrake (Rory Scovel) is a one-man knot of insecurity and a know-it-all. He earned his nickname because he’s the only one on the ground floor who went to college — community college. He’s now the building’s IT guy and likes to think that gives him power over the upstairs guys (it doesn’t). He’s always disliked the people who work upstairs, but he now has an extra reason to hate Brody. He’s dating the girl that Harvard has always loved.

Fun and uninhibited, Tori (Alexis Knapp) comes with two gears — sleep (which she often does at work) and very much awake. She’s done more living in the past 10 years than most people do in 40. Even though she has given up dating, she loves to hit the town with her ever-growing gay posse. Their escapades have turned Tori into a minor social media celebrity.

Derrick Dupree (James Earl) is in charge of office supplies. He’s tough on the outside but is truly a big-hearted, good-natured teddy bear. He loves his friends, loves being a part-time DJ and loves his job. Derrick looks after his nephew whenever he can help his sister out. He’s also fiercely protective of Jenny, Tori and even Harvard. He actually has a bit of a puppy-dog crush on Tori.

Series Finale

Episode #20 — The Proposal, Part 2
Having found an engagement ring in Brody’s bag (Mansfield’s daughter’s), Jenny assumes that he’s going to propose. Mansfield takes an instant dislike to his soon-to-be son-in-law. After winning hundreds of thousands at craps, Lindsay and Harvard go on the spree to end all sprees.
First aired: February 10, 2015.

What do you think? Do you like the Ground Floor TV series? Do you think it should have been cancelled or renewed for a third season?

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Andea May 5, 2015 at 7:51 pm

My husband and I discovered this show as soon as we got cable (November 2014). It was great! My husband and I hardly ever have shows that we both like and we fally stumbled upon one that gets cancelled shortly afterwards. I definitely believe this show should have been renewed.


TV Watcher April 14, 2015 at 9:39 pm

I’m always looking for funny sitcoms and this one was funny! I can’t get into all the dramas. Mindless and funny shows get the stress out. It doesn’t matter that I miss an episode every now and then.


CMK April 14, 2015 at 11:12 am

I loved this show. It wasn’t brain stimulating, but it was an entertaining 30 minutes. It also had a great cast. BOO TBS


Chris April 14, 2015 at 8:45 am

this was a terrific show. They were stupid to cancel in I hope another network picks it up.


George March 29, 2015 at 3:00 pm

I looked forward to new episodes. Why cancel a comedy? Cancel the news!!


Jennifer Ikard March 2, 2015 at 9:42 pm

I’m really going to miss the show! I enjoyed the good clean comedy. Maybe it would be better if it was on earlier in the day. This could have been the next big bang theory. It is so hard to find good TV shows these days. All the reality TV shows are full of trash. I hope that TBS Will reconsider and bring it back.


Sajide February 25, 2015 at 2:49 am

It’s very sad Ground Floor has been cancelled. Some of the most ridiculous shows remain on tv. This was a witty and charming show I looked forward to watching. TV really has gone to the dogs, especially with reality tv. It’s a joke.


Linda February 21, 2015 at 7:59 pm

We are very sad that Ground Floor is cancelled. We loved it and really looked forward to seeing it. There are very few things I care to watch on TV these days because the shows are all full of violence, illicit sex and many other immoral things. I guess this show wasn’t bad enough. I will probably end up cancelling my cable soon altogether. It’s becoming a big waste of money.


Anonymous February 18, 2015 at 7:21 am

I can’t believe they canceled ground floor. Tbs apparently doesn’t know how to market their comedies very well. They finally get a good one and they only show one commercial for it on a part that wasn’t “very funny” as their slogan says. Well I guess with ground floor gone now it just makes more room to show basketball on both turner networks at the same time. Hopefully another network sees turners mistake and picks up this show. It’s one of the better Comedies out there.


edwin eaton February 14, 2015 at 7:30 pm

I loved the show . Networks seem to cancel the funniest shows. I really can’t figure it out! I guess my opinions are much different than everyone else that watches sitcoms. Some of the reviews denouncing this show are much too harsh. I’m wondering what these people think are funny or what shows they think are good? The viewers that don’t like Ground Floor probable like to watch the shows that feature “PIGS WITH LIPSTICK”: You know the group I’m writing about, they’re the ones who like aggressive, bad behavior, such as the so called “reality shows”. Until there are better educated viewers ,(not getto views), TV executives will continue to pander to the ignorant!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Anonymous February 9, 2015 at 10:32 am

This show is HORRIBLE..please do us all a favor and get rid of this garbage now! The crap you guys keep putting out on your channel is getting ridiculous! Just stick to reruns of Seinfeld and The Big Bang Theory and live sports broadcasts…STOP trying to make your own sitcoms, you are HORRIBLE at it!!


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