Dear Edward
Created byJason Katims
Based onDear Edward
by Ann Napolitano
ComposerJonathan Sanford
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes3
Executive producers
Production companies
Original networkApple TV+
Original releaseFebruary 3, 2023 (2023-02-03) –
present (present)

Dear Edward is an American drama television series developed by Jason Katims, based on the novel of the same name by Ann Napolitano. It premiered on February 3, 2023 on Apple TV+.


Young Edward Adler is the lone survivor of a plane crash that takes the lives of his family. He and others affected by the tragedy connect with one another to cope with their respective losses and pain.





No.Title [1]Directed byTeleplay by [2]Original release date [3]
1"Pilot"Fisher StevensJason KatimsFebruary 3, 2023 (2023-02-03)
2"Food"TBAJason KatimsFebruary 3, 2023 (2023-02-03)
3"Stuff"TBAStory by : Halley Feiffer and Rajiv Joseph
Teleplay by : Megan Chan Meinero
February 3, 2023 (2023-02-03)
4"Chrysalis"TBARajiv JosephFebruary 10, 2023 (2023-02-10)
5TBATBARomi BartaFebruary 17, 2023 (2023-02-17)
6TBATBALaDarian SmithFebruary 24, 2023 (2023-02-24)
7TBATBALouisa HillMarch 3, 2023 (2023-03-03)
8TBATBAMichelle LirtzmanMarch 10, 2023 (2023-03-10)
9TBATBARajiv JosephMarch 17, 2023 (2023-03-17)
10TBATBAJason KatimsMarch 24, 2023 (2023-03-24)


It was announced in February 2022 that Apple TV+ had given a ten episode greenlight for the series, which Jason Katims developed from Ann Napolitano's novel. Colin O'Brien was cast in the title role, with Connie Britton and Taylor Schilling also announced to star. Fisher Stevens was set to serve as director for the pilot episode.[4] Additional casting was announced in March 2022 as production began in New York City, with filming taking place at Central Park.[5][6] In April, Brian d'Arcy James was cast for a recurring role.[7]


Dear Edward was released on February 3, 2023, with the first three episodes available immediately and the rest debuting on a weekly basis.[8]


The review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes reported a 64% approval rating with an average rating of 6.1/10, based on 11 critic reviews.[9] Metacritic, which uses a weighted average, assigned a score of 61 out of 100 based on 9 critics, indicating "generally favorable reviews".[10]


  1. ^ "Dear Edward on Apple TV+". Apple TV. Retrieved February 2, 2023.
  2. ^ "Dear Edward". Writers Guild of America West. Retrieved December 14, 2022.
  3. ^ "Shows A-Z – Dear Edward on Apple TV+". The Futon Critic. Retrieved February 2, 2023.
  4. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (February 1, 2022). "Jason Katims Series Dear Edward Starring Connie Britton, Taylor Schilling & Colin O'Brien Gets Apple TV+ Order, Sets Friday Night Lights Reunion". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 10 April 2022.
  5. ^ Petski, Denise (March 21, 2022). "Jason Katims' Apple Series Dear Edward Adds 11 To Cast". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 10 April 2022.
  6. ^ Burke, Kimberly (March 21, 2022). "Dear Edward Shooting in Central Park for Apple TV+". Green Room New York. Retrieved 10 April 2022.
  7. ^ D'Alessandro, Anthony (April 6, 2022). "Brian d'Arcy James Starring In Anne Hathaway-Marisa Tomei Movie She Came To Me; Books Recurring On Apple's Dear Edward". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 10 April 2022.
  8. ^ Nemetz, Dave (December 14, 2022). "Dear Edward: See First Photos of Connie Britton's Apple Reunion With FNL's Jason Katims, Get Release Date". TVLine. Retrieved December 14, 2022.
  9. ^ "Dear Edward: Season 1". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved February 2, 2023.
  10. ^ "Dear Edward: Season 1". Metacritic. Retrieved February 2, 2023.