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Madoff is a 2016 American television miniseries written by Ben Robbins, inspired by Brian Ross' book The Madoff Chronicles, about the Madoff investment scandal. The Madoff investment scandal was a fraud scheme perpetrated by Bernie Madoff, a former stockbroker, investment advisor, and financier. He is the former non-executive chairman of the NASDAQ stock market[1] and the admitted operator of a Ponzi scheme that is considered the largest financial fraud in U.S. history.[2] The miniseries aired over two nights, February 3 and 4, 2016, on ABC.[3]

Madoff
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GenreDrama
Created byBen Robbins
Written byBen Robbins
Directed byRaymond De Felitta
Starring
Composer(s)Stephen Raynor Endelman
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of episodes4
Production
Executive producer(s)
  • Linda Berman
  • Joe Pichirallo
CinematographyFrank DeMarco
Production company(s)
Release
Original networkABC
Picture format1080i (16:9 HDTV)
Original releaseFebruary 3 –
4, 2016
External links
Website

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ReceptionEdit

The miniseries has received favorable reviews from critics. On Metacritic, it holds a 61/100 rating based on 25 reviews.[14] On Rotten Tomatoes, it has an approval rating of 68% based on 31 reviews, with an average rating of 6/10. The site's critics consensus reads: "Madoff boasts a knockout performance from Richard Dreyfuss, whose obvious enjoyment of the role helps make up for the miniseries' surplus of polish and overall lack of perspective."[15]

EpisodesEdit

No.TitleOriginal air dateUS viewers
(millions)
1"Millions to Billions"February 3, 2016 (2016-02-03)7.08[16]
2"Catch Me If You Cancer"February 3, 2016 (2016-02-03)7.08[16]
3"Redemptions"February 4, 2016 (2016-02-04)6.70[17]
4"Fallout"February 4, 2016 (2016-02-04)6.70[17]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ex-Nasdaq chair arrested for securities fraud". CNN Money. December 12, 2008. Retrieved October 19, 2013.
  2. ^ "Wife Says She and Madoff Tried Suicide". The New York Times. Reuters. October 26, 2011. Retrieved May 23, 2013.
  3. ^ Porter, Rick (November 13, 2015). "'Madoff' and 'Scandal': ABC miniseries probably means a longer wait for Olivia Pope's return". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved November 14, 2015.
  4. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (February 18, 2015). "Richard Dreyfuss To Play Bernie Madoff In ABC Miniseries". Deadline.com. Retrieved August 19, 2015.
  5. ^ a b Petski, Denise (June 8, 2015). "Blythe Danner & Lyne Renee Join ABC's 'Madoff' Miniseries". Deadline.com. Retrieved August 19, 2015.
  6. ^ a b Keveney, Bill (February 2, 2016). "Oscar winners take on scammer Madoff in two TV films". USA Today. Retrieved October 5, 2016.
  7. ^ Petski, Denise (June 4, 2015). "Frank Whaley In 'Madoff' Miniseries". Deadline. Retrieved August 19, 2015.
  8. ^ a b c d e Madoff on IMDb
  9. ^ Petski, Denise (June 2, 2015). "Tom Lipinski In 'Madoff' Miniseries". Deadline.com. Retrieved August 19, 2015.
  10. ^ a b Pedersen, Erik (June 12, 2015). "Danny Deferrari & Stephen Gevedon Buy Into ABC's 'Madoff' Mini". Deadline. Retrieved August 19, 2015.
  11. ^ Petski, Denise (May 28, 2015). "Erin Cummings Joins 'Madoff' Miniseries". Deadline.com. Retrieved August 19, 2015.
  12. ^ Petski, Denise (June 17, 2015). "Charles Grodin Joins 'Madoff'". Deadline. Retrieved August 19, 2015.
  13. ^ "IMDb - Movies, TV and Celebrities". IMDb. Retrieved 2017-01-27.
  14. ^ Madoff - Season 1 Reviews at Metacritic
  15. ^ Madoff: Season 1 at Rotten Tomatoes
  16. ^ a b Porter, Rick (February 4, 2016). "Wednesday final ratings: '2 Broke Girls' adjusts up". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved 17 February 2016.
  17. ^ a b Porter, Rick (February 5, 2016). "Thursday final ratings: 'Big Bang Theory' adjusts up, 'Life in Pieces' and 'Mom' adjust down". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved 17 February 2016.

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