Breaking Pointe
Breaking Pointe Logo.jpg
Promotional Logo
GenreReality
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons2
No. of episodes15
Production
Executive producers
  • Leola Westbrook
  • Izzie Pick Ashcroft
  • Jane Tranter
  • Matthew Vafiadis
Running time43 minutes
Production companyAdjacent Productions
Release
Original networkThe CW
Original releaseMay 31, 2012 (2012-05-31) –
September 16, 2013 (2013-09-16)

Breaking Pointe is an American reality television series that premiered on May 31, 2012, on The CW.[1] It goes behind the scenes at Ballet West, a ballet company based in Salt Lake City, Utah. Breaking Pointe was renewed for a second season on September 26, 2012,[2][3] with the premiere on July 22, 2013.[4][5]

The CW network announced Breaking Pointe's cancellation on January 15, 2014.[6]

Cast

Episodes

Season Episodes Originally aired
Season premiere Season finale
1 6 May 31, 2012 (2012-05-31) July 5, 2012 (2012-07-05)
2 9 July 22, 2013 (2013-07-22) September 16, 2013 (2013-09-16)

Season 1 (2012)

No. Title Original air date Rating/Share
(18–49)
U.S. viewers
(millions)
1 "Survival of the Fittest" May 31, 2012 0.3/1 0.93[7]
2 "Which Life Do I Want to Lead?" June 7, 2012 0.2/1 0.63[8]
3 "Second Cast Is First Place For Losers" June 14, 2012 0.3/1 0.82[9]
4 "Tempo Tantrums" June 21, 2012 0.3/1 0.84[10]
5 "Bad Dress: Good Show" June 28, 2012 0.2/1 0.62[11]
6 "Curtain Call" July 5, 2012 0.3/1 0.86[12]

Season 2 (2013)

No. Title Original air date Rating/Share
(18–49)
U.S. viewers
(millions)
1 "It's Not Brain Surgery, It's Ballet!" July 22, 2013 0.2/1[13] 0.52[13]
2 "You Can Feel the Tension" July 29, 2013 0.2/1[14] 0.54[14]
3 "It's Cinderella or Nothing" August 5, 2013 0.1/0[15] 0.41[15]
4 "Love or Ballet" August 12, 2013 0.2/1[16] 0.49[16]
5 "Fighting Tooth and Nail" August 19, 2013 0.2/0[17] 0.47[17]
6 "Nowhere Near Ready" August 26, 2013 0.2/0[18] 0.51[18]
7 "This Ballet Is Cursed" September 2, 2013 0.2/0[19] 0.49[19]
8 "It's Time to Face the Music" September 9, 2013 0.2/1[20] 0.48[20]
9 "The Story of Us" September 16, 2013 0.2/0[21] 0.43[21]

References

  1. ^ "The CW Announces Premiere Dates for Summer Reality Series". The Futon Critic. April 9, 2012. Retrieved May 3, 2012.
  2. ^ "THE CW ORDERS NEW SEASONS OF "OH SIT!" AND "BREAKING POINTE"". The CW. September 26, 2012. Archived from the original on May 21, 2013. Retrieved July 21, 2013.
  3. ^ Kondolojy, Amanda (September 26, 2012). "'Oh Sit!' and 'Breaking Pointe' Renewed by The CW for New Seasons". TV By the Numbers. Archived from the original on March 5, 2016. Retrieved September 26, 2012.
  4. ^ a b c d e Bibel, Sara (May 30, 2013). "'Breaking Pointe' Returns to the CW With New Dancers and New Drama". TV by the Numbers. Archived from the original on June 8, 2013. Retrieved July 21, 2013.
  5. ^ Pierce, Scott (July 19, 2013). "Ballet West's drama continues on CW's 'Breaking Pointe'". The Salt Lake Tribune. Archived from the original on January 13, 2017. Retrieved July 22, 2013.
  6. ^ Kondolojy, Amanda (January 15, 2014). "'Breaking Pointe' Canceled by The CW After Two Seasons". TV by the Numbers. Archived from the original on January 16, 2014. Retrieved January 15, 2014.
  7. ^ Bibel, Sara (June 1, 2012). "Thursday Final Ratings: No Adjustments for 'Touch', 'Duets' or 'Rookie Blue'". TV by the Numbers. Archived from the original on June 4, 2012. Retrieved June 1, 2012.
  8. ^ Kondolojy, Amandaa (June 8, 2012). "Thursday Final Ratings: No Adjustments for 'Duets', 'Take Me Out' or 'The Choice'". TV by the Numbers. Archived from the original on June 13, 2012. Retrieved June 17, 2012.
  9. ^ Bibel, Sara (June 15, 2012). "Thursday Final Ratings: 'The Choice' Adjusted Up Plus NBA Finals Ratings". TV by the Numbers. Archived from the original on June 16, 2012. Retrieved June 17, 2012.
  10. ^ Kondology, Amanda (June 22, 2012). "Thursday Final Ratings: NBA Game 5 & Pre-Game Final Ratings". TV by the Numbers. Archived from the original on June 23, 2012. Retrieved June 22, 2012.
  11. ^ Bibel, Sara (June 29, 2012). "Thursday Final Ratings: 'Wipeout' Adjusted Up; 'Breaking Pointe' Adjusted Down Plus U.S. Olympics Trials Ratings". Archived from the original on July 3, 2012. Retrieved June 29, 2012.
  12. ^ Kondolojy, Amanda (July 6, 2012). "Thursday Final Ratings: 'Wipeout' Adjusted Up; 'Take Me Out' Adjusted Down". TV by the Numbers. Archived from the original on July 10, 2012. Retrieved July 6, 2012.
  13. ^ a b Bibel, Sara (July 23, 2013). "Monday Final TV Ratings: No Adjustments to 'Under the Dome', 'Mistresses', 'The Bachelorette' or 'Breaking Pointe'". TV by the Numbers. Archived from the original on July 26, 2013.
  14. ^ a b Kondolojy, Amanda (July 30, 2013). "Monday Final TV Ratings: 'Under the Dome' & 'The Bachelorette' Adjusted Up; 'Mistresses' Adjusted Down". TV by the Numbers. Archived from the original on August 1, 2013.
  15. ^ a b Bibel, Sara (August 6, 2013). "Monday Final TV Ratings: 'Under the Dome' Adjusted Up, 'Siberia' Adjusted Down". TV by the Numbers. Archived from the original on August 9, 2013.
  16. ^ a b Bibel, Sara (August 13, 2013). "Monday Final TV Ratings: 'Under the Dome' Adjusted Up". TV by the Numbers. Archived from the original on August 16, 2013.
  17. ^ a b Kondolojy, Amanda (August 20, 2013). "Monday Final TV Ratings: 'Get Out Alive With Bear Grylls' and 'Mistresses' Adjusted Down; No Adjustment for 'Under the Dome'". TV by the Numbers. Archived from the original on August 22, 2013.
  18. ^ a b Kondolojy, Amanda (August 27, 2013). "Monday Final TV Ratings: 'Siberia' Adjusted Down; No Adjustment for 'Under the Dome' or 'Mistresses'". TV by the Numbers. Archived from the original on August 29, 2013.
  19. ^ a b Bibel, Sara (September 4, 2013). "Monday Final TV Ratings: 'Under the Dome' & 'Mistresses' Adjusted Up; 'Siberia' Adjusted Down". TV by the Numbers. Archived from the original on September 7, 2013.
  20. ^ a b Kondolojy, Amanda (September 10, 2013). "Monday Final TV Ratings: 'American Ninja Warrior' Adjusted Up, 'Mistresses' & 'Siberia' Adjusted Down + Final US Open Numbers". TV by the Numbers. Archived from the original on September 12, 2013.
  21. ^ a b Bibel, Sara (September 17, 2013). "Monday Final TV Ratings: 'Sleepy Hollow' & 'Bones' Adjusted Up, 'Dancing With the Stars', 'Million Second Quiz', 'American Ninja Warrior' & 'Siberia' Adjusted Down". TV by the Numbers. Archived from the original on September 20, 2013.