Leap of Faith (TV series)

Leap of Faith
Genre Sitcom
Created by Jenny Bicks
Written by Jenny Bicks
Becky Hartman-Edwards
Directed by Adam Bernstein
Alex Graves
Starring Sarah Paulson
Lisa Edelstein
Ken Marino
Regina King
Jill Clayburgh
Tim Meadows
Brad Rowe
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 6
Camera setup Single-camera
Running time 30 minutes
Production company(s) Perkins Street Productions
NBC Studios
Original network NBC
Original release February 28 – April 4, 2002 (2002-04-04)

Leap of Faith is a half-hour single-camera comedy that aired on NBC in early 2002, right after Friends on NBC's Thursday comedy block at 8:30 PM EST, as part of Must See TV. Friends was in its eighth season and was the number one show on television and ratings expectations were very high for the follow up series. Inside Schwartz filled the time slot, but was canceled after nine episodes despite averaging 15.1 millions viewers. Leap of Faith was the second show to fill the time slot, and aired for six episodes and averaged 16.5 million viewers.[1] The time slot was finally filled with repeats of Friends for the rest of the season and averaged 18.6 million viewers.


Season Average: 16.5 million viewers[1]


  1. 1 2 "How did your favorite show rate?". USA Today. May 28, 2002. Retrieved February 18, 2010.

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