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I Ship It
I Ship It
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Created byYulin Kuang
  • Brian Grider
Country of originUnited States
Original English
No. of seasons2
No. of episodes16
  • Yulin Kuang
  • Melissa Schneider
  • Kathleen Grace
  • Blake Behnam
  • Nic Hill
  • Matt Hoklotubbe
  • Eben Kostbar
  • Michael J. McGarry
  • Mo Perkins
  • Zack Wallnau
Camera setupSingle-camera
Running time21-22 minutes
  • New Form Entertainment
Original network
Picture format1080i (HDTV)
Audio format5.1 Dolby Digital
Original releaseJune 22, 2016 (2016-06-22)
External links
Official website

I Ship It is an American musical romantic comedy television series that premiered on June 22, 2016, on CW Seed with the second season on April 10, 2019 and the broadcast premiere on August 19, 2019, on The CW.[1] The series, created by Yulin Kuang, is based on the web series of the same name. It stars Helen Highfield as Ella, an aspiring writer who recklessly quits her job to become a writer's assistant on her favorite TV show. On August 29, 2019, The CW dropped the show after two episodes due to low ratings.[2] The remaining four episodes, along with the aired episodes, are available to stream on CW Seed.

Cast and characters


  • Helen Highfield as Ella, a young aspiring writer who decides to quit her regular job at a shipping company ("I Ship It") and pursue her dreams by becoming a writer's assistant on her favorite TV Show Superstition.
  • Riley Neldam as Tim, Ella's long-time boyfriend who also works at I Ship It to save up for his tuition for a graduate program in architecture.
  • David Witts as Luke, a season two producer on Superstition who hires Ella as the new writer's assistant because the showrunner keeps firing old assistants.
  • Yasmine Al-Bustami as Sasha/Jasmine, Ella's friend who was recently cast in a minor role on Superstition in season 2 of I Ship It. She finds herself attracted to the female lead of the show.


  • Ethan Peck as Nick/Saxon, the season two male lead of Superstition.
  • Marissa Cuevas as Kayla/Therese, the season two female lead of Superstition.
  • Kristen Rozanski as Shira, Ella and Tim's boss at I Ship It.
  • Jazz Raycole as Winnie, Ella's season two roommate and best friend, who enjoys obsessing over Superstition with Ella.
  • Gita Reddy as Marina, the showrunner of Superstition.

Notable season two guest stars


Season 1 (2016)

No. in
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal release date
11"Pilot"Yulin KuangYulin KuangJune 22, 2016 (2016-06-22)
22"Let's Start a Band"Julia PrescottYulin KuangJune 22, 2016 (2016-06-22)
33"Even Superman Has a Day Job"Yulin KuangYulin KuangJune 22, 2016 (2016-06-22)
44"All of These Feelings"Yulin KuangRachel KileyJune 22, 2016 (2016-06-22)
55"A Novel Idea"Yulin KuangJulia PrescottJune 29, 2016 (2016-06-29)
66"Cool Beans"Yulin KuangJulia PrescottJune 29, 2016 (2016-06-29)
77"A Musical Adventure"Yulin KuangRachel KileyJune 29, 2016 (2016-06-29)
88"Battle of the Bands"Yulin KuangYulin KuangJuly 6, 2016 (2016-07-06)
99"Is That It?"Yulin KuangRachel KileyJuly 6, 2016 (2016-07-06)
1010"Probably Should Have Seen This Coming"Yulin KuangYulin KuangJuly 6, 2016 (2016-07-06)

Season 2 (2019)

  • All songs are sung by Ella (Helen Highfield) unless otherwise noted.
No. in
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal release dateUS viewers
111"Somewhere Magical"Mo PerkinsYulin KuangApril 10, 2019 (2019-04-10)
August 19, 2019 (2019-08-19) (The CW)
Songs: "There's Nowhere I'd Rather Be" (sung by Ella & Tim); "What If?"; "It's All Magic To Me"
122"Superfans"Mo PerkinsAnn Lewis HamiltonApril 10, 2019 (2019-04-10)
August 26, 2019 (2019-08-26) (The CW)
Songs: "I'm Watching You" (sung by Amber, Emily, Spencer, & Sean); "Fangirl At Heart" (sung by Ella & Winnie)
133"The Orb of Truth"Yulin KuangPhilip LabesApril 10, 2019 (2019-04-10)N/A
Songs: "Why Can't You See It That Way?" (sung by Ella & Luke); "This Would Be Fun" (Sung by Ella, Luke, Winnie, & Tim)
144"Four Times Ella Picked Up The Phone (And One Time She Didn't)"Mo PerkinsAnn Lewis HamiltonApril 10, 2019 (2019-04-10)N/A
Songs: Right Where You're Supposed To Be (sung by Ella & Tim); The Story of You and Me (sung by Tim)
155"Spinning Off"Mo PerkinsPhilip LabesApril 10, 2019 (2019-04-10)N/A
Songs: "Kinda Sorta Maybe" (Sung by Luke); Everyone Dies (Sung by Sasha)
166"It's Like Magic"Yulin KuangYulin KuangApril 10, 2019 (2019-04-10)N/A
Songs: Things I Might Say (Sung by Ella and Tim & Luke); Not Quite The Same (Sung by Ella)



No. Title Air date Rating/share
11 "Somewhere Magical" August 19, 2019 0.1/0 0.40[3]
12 "Superfans" August 26, 2019 0.1/1 0.36[4]


  1. ^ Turchiano, Danielle (12 August 2019). "'I Ship It' Team Talks Migrating 'Fangirl Fantasy' Digital Series to CW: 'It is Familiar to Our People'". Variety. Retrieved 2019.
  2. ^ "The CW Drops "I Ship It" from Monday Lineup". The Futon Critic. 29 August 2019. Retrieved 2019.
  3. ^ a b Rejent, Joseph (August 20, 2019). "'Grand Hotel' adjusts down: Monday final ratings". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved 2019.
  4. ^ a b Rejent, Joseph (August 27, 2019). "'Bachelor in Paradise', 'American Ninja Warrior', all others unchanged: Monday final ratings". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved 2019.

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