Crazy Ex-Girlfriend cast photo

Season One
A New York lawyer moves to West Covina, California to pursue her ex-boyfriend.
Premiere date: October 11, 2015 — Season finale: April 18, 2016

Originally developed by Bloom and Aline Brosh McKenna as a Showtime half-hour, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend has been extended and padded into an hourlong musical romantic dramedy for The CW.
The Hollywood Reporter

Season One is the first season of "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" which aired on The CW network. The pilot episode was originally developed by the cable network Showtime who ended up passing on the show. It was picked up to series by The CW network for an initial run of 13 episodes. On Novemebr 23, 2015 The CW ordered an additional five episodes bringing the total to eighteen. The season started on October 12, 2015 with the premiere of the pilot "Josh Just Happens to Live Here!" and ended on April 4, 2016 with the season finale "Paula Needs to Get Over Josh!". Before the finale aired the show was renewed for a second season on March 11, 2016.


Pilot location shooting scheduleEdit

1821 E. Merced Ave.

5 p.m. to 6 a.m. Friday.

Both interior and exterior filming with a song-and-dance number planned at night.

Solano Park, 1469 McCabe Way

4 p.m. to 8 p.m., Friday

Exterior shots of a car pulling up.

1050 Lakes Drive, Suite 150

7 a.m. to 10 p.m., Monday

Interior and exterior filming with a dance rehearsal at Lakes Mall Plaza.

1200-1230 Lakes Mall Plaza, in front of Edwards West Covina

7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Tuesday; 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. Wednesday

Exterior filming of a song-and-dance number that incorporates 250 extras and dancers; Lakes Drive closed near 1050 Lakes Drive.

Big League Dreams, 2100 South Azusa Ave.

2 p.m. to 10 p.m. Wednesday

Interior and exterior shots, water-based atmospheric smoke planned, 50 extras.

Location shooting



In September 2015, Billboards were put up around Los Angeles to promote the show. A few featured a 3-D effect with a balloon.

In New York City on Broadway and West 49th above Mama Sbarri's restaurant various billboards advertised the show.

Broadway and West 49th CXG advertisement


A series of online webisodes were produced to promote the show. This included behind the scenes videos and a Q & A series called Soft Pretzels.

Gag reelEdit

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Season 1 Gag Reel (NSFW)04:58

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Season 1 Gag Reel (NSFW)


1x1 main photo    "Josh Just Happens to Live Here!" October 12, 2015
Directed by: Marc Webb - Written by: Rachel Bloom & Aline Brosh McKenna

New York lawyer Rebecca Bunch makes an impulsive decision to move to West Covina, California.

1x2 main photo    "Josh's Girlfriend is Really Cool!" October 19, 2015
Directed by: Don Scardino - Written by: Rachel Bloom & Aline Brosh McKenna

Rebecca unexpectedly bonds with Valencia much to the dismay of Josh and Paula.

1x3 main photo    "I Hope Josh Comes to My Party!" October 26, 2015
Directed by: Tamra Davis - Written by: Rachel Bloom & Aline Brosh McKenna

Rebecca thows a party in order to get quality time with Josh.

1x4 main photo    "I'm Going on a Date with Josh's Friend!" November 2, 2015
Directed by: Stuart McDonald - Written by: Erin Ehrlich

Greg asks Rebecca out on a date while Josh hopes to land the job of his dreams.

Josh and I Are Good People! main photo    "Josh and I Are Good People!" November 9, 2015
Directed by: Alex Hardcastle - Written by: Michael Hitchcock

Rebecca goes to extremes to prove Greg that he's wrong about her being a terrible person.

My First Thanksgiving With Josh! main photo    "My First Thanksgiving With Josh!" November 16, 2015
Directed by: Joanna Kerns - Written by: Rene Gube

Rebecca gets invited to Josh's family Thanksgiving dinner where she hopes to impress his parents.

I'm So Happy That Josh is So Happy main photo    "I'm So Happy That Josh Is So Happy!" November 23, 2015
Directed by: Lawrence Trilling - Written by: Sono Patel

Rebecca becomes depressed after Josh and Valencia move in together.

My Mom, Greg's Mom and Josh's Sweet Dance Moves! main photo    "My Mom, Greg's Mom and Josh's Sweet Dance Moves!" November 30, 2015
Directed by: Steven Tsuchida - Written by: Rachel Specter & Audrey Wauchope

Rebecca's mother visits; Greg and Heather go to Christmas dinner with his mother and step family.

I'm Going to the Beach with Josh and His Friends! main photo    "I'm Going to the Beach with Josh and His Friends!" January 25, 2016
Directed by: Kenny Ortega - Written by: Dan Gregor & Doug Mand

Rebecca rents a party bus to hang out with Josh and his friends at the beach.

I'm Back at Camp with Josh main photo    "I'm Back at Camp with Josh!" February 1, 2016
Directed by: Michael Shultz - Written by: Jack Dolgen

Rebecca volunteers at a youth camp with Josh; Darryl invites Greg, Hector and White Josh over to his place for a party.

1x11 main photo    "That Text Was Not Meant for Josh!" February 8, 2016
Directed by: Daisy Meyer - Written by: Elisabeth Kiernan Averick

Rebecca accidentally sends a text meant for Paula concerning Josh to Josh himself.

Queso    "Josh and I Work on a Case!" February 22, 2016
Directed by: Steven Tsuchida - Written by: Aline Brosh McKenna & Rachel Bloom

Rebecca recruits Josh to help work on a case.

1x13 Promotional photo 5    "Josh and I Go to Los Angeles!" February 29, 2016
Directed by: Michael Patrick Jann - Written by: Aline Brosh McKenna

Rebecca faces off against her New York rival Audra Levine.

Josh is Going to Hawaii! Main photo    "Josh is Going to Hawaii!" March 7, 2016
Directed by: Erin Erhlich - Written by: Sono Patel

Rebecca is convinced by Paula to chase after Josh who is going to Hawaii.

1x15 Promotional photo 4    "Josh Has No Idea Where I Am!" March 21, 2016
Directed by: Steven Tsuchida - Written by: Aline Brosh McKenna and Rachel Bloom

While in a plane trip Rebecca has a therapy session with Dr.Akopian.

1x16 Promotional photo 5    "Josh's Sister is Getting Married!" March 28, 2016
Directed by: Alex Hardcastle - Written by: Audrey Wauchope and Rachel Spector

Rebecca is asked to be a bridesmaid in Josh's sisters wedding.

1x17 Promotional photo 6    "Why Is Josh in a Bad Mood?" April 11, 2016
Directed by: Joanna Kerns - Written by: Jack Dolgen

Paula suspects Rebecca of having a steamy affair and Josh is upset when he discovers who that is with.

1x18 Promotional photo 9    "Paula Needs to Get Over Josh!" April 18, 2016
Directed by: Aline Brosh McKenna - Written by: Rene Gube

Relationships are forever changed at Jayma Chan's wedding.

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