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Mass Effect
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Genre Sci-Fi

Adventure Drama

Creator(s) Casey Hudson
Developer(s) Bill Dubuque
Theme music composer Jack Wall
Opening theme "Mass Effect Theme"
Country of origin United States
Language(s) English
No. of seasons 6
No. of episodes 62
Production
Producer(s) Richard P. Rubinstein

Marc Abraham
Sean Vanaman
Mark Darin
Paul Thomas Anderson
Elizabeth "Liz" Sarnoff
Moira Walley-Beckett

Executive producer(s) Travis Kenton

Michelle MacLaren
Brian A. Miller
Jack Benders
Danny Boyle
Jim Rygiel

Location Various
Camera setup Michael Slovis
Running time 52-55 minutes
Broadcast
Original channel BOX Premium
Picture format 1080p (HDTV)
Audio format Dolby Digital 5.1 (DVD)

Dolby TrueHD 5.1 (Blu-ray)

Dolby TrueHD 7.1 (Blu-ray)

Original run January 3rd, 2011 – March 24th, 2015

Mass Effect is a 2010 futuristic drama series, developed by Bill Dubuque and Casey Hudson.

Mass Effect premiered on January 3rd 2010 on BOX Premium Cable in the United States. Based on its reception, BOX renewed the series for a second season of another 10 episodes, which premiered on January 9th 2011. Four episodes into the second season, BOX announced that the show would return for a third season with another 10 episodes. It began airing on January 7th 2012. Two days after the third season concluded, BOX renewed the show for a fourth and fifth season with 10 episodes each, which was confirmed to premiere in 2013 & 2014

The series has been well received and has been nominated for many awards, including the Writers Guild of America Award  and the Golden Globe Award for Best Television Series. The series has also attained strong Nielsen ratings, surpassing and Tying various records for a premium series, including viewership of 7.42 million for its season two premiere.


In the year 2148, explorers on Mars discovered the remains of an ancient spacefaring civilization.

In the decades that followed, these mysterious artifacts revealed startling new technologies, enabling travel to the furthest stars.

The basis for this incredible technology was a force that controlled the very fabric of space and time.

They called it the greatest discovery in human history.

The civilizations of the galaxy call it... MASS EFFECT.

Seasons 1 through 5 all had 10 episodes, while Season 6 has 12 episodes. The entire series has a total of 62 episodes.

Season 1 (Mass Effect)

Title Writer(s) Air Dates U.S. Viewers
1. "The Beacon" Bill Dubuque January 3rd 2010 4.28 million
2. "Expose" Darius Johnson January 10th 2010 5.14 million
3. "Artemis Tau" Darius Johnson January 17th 2010 5.21 million
4. "Noveria" Matthew Negrette January 24th 2010 5.33 million
5. "Control" John Vatos January 31st 2010 6.53 million
6. "Feros" John Vatos February 7th 2010 6.17 million
7. "The Thorian" Gary Stoneworth February 14th 2010 7.32 million
8. "Virmire" Mike Trevitt February 21st 2010 7.80 million
9. "Grounded" Darius Johnson February 28th 2010 6.13 million
10. "The Conduit" Bill Dubuque March 7th 2010 8.11 million

Season 2 (Mass Effect)

Title Writer(s) Air Dates U.S. Viewers
1. "Dead" Bill Dubuque January 9th 2011 9.28 million
2. "Archangel" Gary Stoneworth January 16th 2011 8.14 million
3. "Plague" John Vatos January 23rd 2011 8.21 million
4. "Convict" Garrison Havenport January 30rd 2011 7.56 million
5. "Horizon" Thomas Baker February 6th 2011 7.93 million
6. "The Price of Revenge" Mike Trevitt March 26th 2011 8.17 million
7. "Krios" Gary Stoneworth April 2nd 2011 8.12 million
8. "Subject Zero" Mike Trevitt April 9th 2011 7.80 million
9. "Bekenstein" Bill Dubuque
Darius Johnson
April 16th 2011 6.13 million
10. "Collector Ship" Gary Stoneworth
Garrison Havenport
April 23rd 2011 7.11 million

Season 3 (Mass Effect)

Title Writer(s) Air Dates U.S. Viewers
1. "Vas Normandy" Bill Dubuque January 7th 2012 8.28 million
2. "Justicar" Darius Johnson January 14th 2012 8.14 million
3. "Treason" Bill Dubuque January 21st 2012 8.21 million
4. "Prodigal" Matthew Negrette January 28th 2012 7.33 million
5. "Old Blood" John Vatos
Darius Johnson
February 4th 2012 7.53 million
6. "Eye for an Eye" Mike Trevitt February 11th 2012 7.17 million
7. "The Ardat Yakshi" Gary Stoneworth February 18th 2012 7.32 million
8. "Legion" Darius Johnson February 25th 2012 7.80 million
9. "A House Divided" Garrison Havenport March 4th 2012 7.13 million
10. "Suicide Mission" Bill Dubuque
Mike Trevitt
March 11th 2012 9.11 million

Season 4 (Mass Effect)

Title Writer(s) Air Dates U.S. Viewers
1. "Lair of the Shadow Broker" Casey Hudson January 6th 2013 8.28 million
2. "Taking Over" Casey Hudson January 13rd 2013 8.14 million
3. "Leviathan Rising" Gary Stoneworth January 20th 2013 8.21 million
4. "As It Should Be" Matthew Negrette January 27th 2013 8.33 million
5. "Nevermore" Daniel Everett February 3rd 2013 8.53 million
6. "Graybox" Mike Trevitt February 10th 2013 8.17 million
7. "Massani" Gary Stoneworth February 17th 2013 8.32 million
8. "Monastery" Mike Trevitt March 3rd 2013 7.80 million
9. "Retributionist" Darius Johnson March 10th 2013 8.13 million
10. "Inside" Bill Dubuque
Gary Stoneworth
Matthew Negrette
March 17th 2013 9.25 million

Season 5 (Mass Effect)

Title Writer(s) Air Dates U.S. Viewers
1. "Earth" Casey Hudson
Bill Dubuque
January 6th 2014 9.28 million
2. "Primarch" Gerald Prather January 13rd 2014 9.14 million
3. "From Ashes" Lorene Chaney January 20th 2014 9.21 million
4. "Grissom Academy" Matthew Negrette
John Vatos
January 27th 2014 9.33 million
5. "Sur'Kesh" Daniel Everett
Casey Hudson
February 3rd 2014 9.53 million
6. "Arlakh Company" Kathy Brown February 10th 2014 9.17 million
7. "Double-Cross" Gary Stoneworth February 17th 2014 9.32 million
8. "Tarquin" Mac Walters March 3rd 2014 9.80 million
9. "Cure" Mike Trevitt March 10th 2014 9.13 million
10. "Kalahira" Bill Dubuque
Darius Johnson
Casey Hudson
March 17th 2014 10.01 million

Season 6 (Mass Effect)

Title Writer(s) Air Dates U.S. Viewers
1. "Perseus Veil" Darius Johnson January 5th 2015 9.28 million
2. "Stars" Gary Stoneworth
Winston Stoneworth
January 12th 2015 9.14 million
3. "Free Will" Lorene Chaney January 19th 2015 9.21 million
4. "Shore Leave" Casey Hudson January 26th 2015 9.33 million
5. "Target" Mac Walters
Bill Dubuque
February 2nd 2015 9.53 million
6. "Rannoch" Mike Trevitt
Kathy Brown
February 9th 2015 9.17 million
7. "Thessia" Lorene Chaney February 16th 2015 9.32 million
8. "Sanctuary" Nick Roark February 23rd 2015 9.80 million
9. "Kepesh-Yakshi" Mac Walters
Bill Dubuque
March 2nd 2015 9.13 million
10. "Old Ghosts" Darius Johnson March 9th 2015 9.32 million
11. "Exemplar of Victory" Mike Trevitt March 17th 2015 9.01 million
12. "An End, Once and For All" Bill Dubuque
Mike Trevitt
Casey Hudson
Mac Walters
Lorene Chaney
March 24th 2015 11.21 million
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