Episodes is a British/American television sitcom created by David Crane and Jeffrey Klarik and produced by Hat Trick Productions. It premiered on Showtime on January 9, 2011 at 9:30 pm and began airing on BBC Two on 10 January 2011 at 10 pm. The show is about a British husband-and-wife comedy writing team who travel to Hollywood to remake their successful British TV series, with disastrous results. The series was renewed by Showtime and the BBC for a second season of nine episodes. The show has been sold to 186 broadcasters across the world. In September 2012 it was announced that a third season of nine episodes had been commissioned and will air in 2013.