|Created by||Veronica West|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||1|
|No. of episodes||8 (list of episodes)|
|Running time||43–53 minutes|
|Original network||Apple TV+|
|Audio format||Dolby Atmos|
|Original release||July 29, 2022 –|
Surface is an American psychological thriller television series created by Veronica West for Apple TV+. It premiered on July 29, 2022. In December 2022, the series was renewed for a second season.
After surviving a suicide attempt, Sophie has lost her recent memories, including the reason why she decided to jump, and she tries to piece together the reasons for her attempted suicide.
|No.||Title||Directed by||Written by||Original release date |
|1||"Ictus"||Sam Miller||Veronica West||July 29, 2022|
|2||"Muscle Memory"||Sam Miller||Erica L. Anderson||July 29, 2022|
|3||"New Person, Same Old Mistakes"||Kevin Rodney Sullivan||Tony Saltzman||July 29, 2022|
|4||"Psychogenic"||Kevin Rodney Sullivan||Glenise Mullins & Leigh Ann Biety||August 5, 2022|
|5||"It Comes in Waves"||Sam Miller||Dan Lee West||August 12, 2022|
|6||"The Myth of California"||Sam Miller||Leigh Ann Biety & Raven Jackson||August 19, 2022|
|7||"It Was Always Going to End This Way"||Jennifer Morrison||Martín Zimmerman||August 26, 2022|
|8||"See You on the Other Side"||Tucker Gates||Story by : Dan Lee West & Veronica West|
Teleplay by : Veronica West
|September 2, 2022|
The project was given a straight to series order in November 2020, with Gugu Mbatha-Raw set to star as well as co-executive produce.
In June 2021, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Stephan James, Ari Graynor, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, François Arnaud and Millie Brady were added to the cast.
Filming for the series had commenced by July 1, 2021, in Vancouver.
The series premiered on July 29, 2022, with the first three episodes available immediately and the rest debuting on a weekly basis.
On December 2, 2022, the series was renewed for a second season, with production moving to London.
The review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes reported a 53% approval rating with an average rating of 6.3/10, based on 17 critic reviews. The website's critics consensus reads, "Gugu Mbatha-Raw's captivating performance gives Surface some depth, but this overheated potboiler only gets murkier the more it tries to spice up a derivative amnesia mystery." Metacritic, which uses a weighted average, assigned a score of 47 out of 100 based on 14 critics, indicating "mixed or average reviews".