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Here and Now 

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A dark dramedy about a progressive Portlandian family made up of husband, wife, three adopted children from Liberia, Vietnam and Colombia and one biological daughter who find their sanity tested and values challenged in 2018 America.


Alan Ball
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Series cast summary:
Tim Robbins ...  Greg Boatwright 10 episodes, 2018
Holly Hunter ...  Audrey Bayer 10 episodes, 2018
Daniel Zovatto ...  Ramon Bayer-Boatwright 10 episodes, 2018
Jerrika Hinton ...  Ashley Collins 10 episodes, 2018
Raymond Lee ...  Duc Bayer-Boatwright 10 episodes, 2018
Sosie Bacon ...  Kristen Bayer-Boatwright 10 episodes, 2018
Peter Macdissi ...  Dr. Farid Shokrani 10 episodes, 2018
Joe Williamson ...  Malcolm Collins 9 episodes, 2018
Marwan Salama ...  Navid Shokrani 9 episodes, 2018
Necar Zadegan ...  Layla Shokrani 9 episodes, 2018
Avynn Crowder-Jones Avynn Crowder-Jones ...  Hailey Collins 9 episodes, 2018
Andy Bean ...  Henry Bergen 7 episodes, 2018
Niousha Noor ...  Donya 7 episodes, 2018
Tim DeKay ...  Steven Benjamin 6 episodes, 2018
Fernanda Andrade ...  Carmen Torres 5 episodes, 2018
Madeline Bertani ...  Madison Conway 5 episodes, 2018
Lizze Broadway ...  Becca Koats 5 episodes, 2018
Stephanie Simbari ...  Karina 5 episodes, 2018
Christina Burdette ...  Kara Pruitt 5 episodes, 2018
Armen Nahapetian ...  Eight Year Old Shokrani 5 episodes, 2018


A darkly comedic drama with strong elements of magic realism about a well off progressive multiracial family from Portland, Oregon made up of husband named Greg, a philosophy professor and disillusioned idealist suffering from midlife identity crisis who regularly cheats on his wife with a prostitute, his wife Audrey, a therapist who always tries to do the right thing and find common ground in every conflict, their three adopted children, a daughter from Liberia named Ashley who runs her own retail fashion website, a son from Vietnam named Duc who is a womanizer and works as a life coach, and a gay son from Colombia named Ramon who is studying video game design and starts suffering from psychic visions in which he keeps seeing the numbers 11:11, and their only biological daughter Kristen who is a junior in high school. With violence, intolerance and hatred on the rise as sexual, spiritual and gender identities become more fluid, the family finds their sanity tested and values ...

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We're living in a new reality.


Comedy | Drama | Fantasy


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Did You Know?


Alan Ball also directed TV'S past hit series' TRUE BLOOD and SIX FEET UNDER. He won an Academy Award for writing the screenplay for AMERICAN BEAUTY. The series features two other Academy Award winners as well - Holly Hunter won Best Actress for THE PIANO and Tim ROBBINS won Best Supporting Actor for MYSTIC RIVER. See more »


Referenced in Half in the Bag: Us and Paddleton (2019) See more »

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Biggest disappointment of the year
24 May 2018 | by aliases-53334See all my reviews

Wow this was a rollercoaster mess all in one season, the show has declined from " wow finally a new intriguing show worthy of HBO classics!" To " what the hell am I watching?" To "ok I get why this was cancelled". The good: Fantastic actors, some likable characters, Portland as the city star is refhreshing and nice, show is open minded and reviewing real social struggles, it's weird and entertaining all at once. The bad: A supernatural experiment gone wrong. At some point you really don't know what you are watching. Is it drama? Is it scifi? Is it GOT? And sadly, the writers did take a bit too far the social politics conversations to a point of cringeworthy unnecessary plots (biggest of all was the Muslim psychologist and the son's connection). Overall, a memorable experience that sadly fell short of its premise.

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Release Date:

11 February 2018 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital



Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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