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Title: Once Upon a Time
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi & Fantasy
First aired: 2011-10-23
Creator: Edward Kitsis, Adam HorowitzOverview: Once Upon a Time is an American fairy tale drama series that premiered on Sunday, October 23, 2011, on ABC. The show takes place in the fictional seaside town of Storybrooke, Maine, in which its residents are actually characters from various fairy tales that were transported to the "real world" town and robbed of their real memories by a powerful curse. Episodes typically feature a primary storyline in Storybrooke, as well as a secondary storyline usually from another point in a character's life before the curse was enacted. The show airs Sunday nights at 8:00 pm ET/7:00 pm CT. Once Upon a Time was created by Lost and Tron: Legacy writers Edward Kitsis and Adam Horowitz. Its first season received "generally favourable" reviews from critics. Metacritic gave it a score of 66 out of 100 based on 26 reviews. The pilot episode was watched by 12.93 million viewers and achieved an adult 18–49 rating/share of 4.0/10. A second season premiered on September 30, 2012 to an audience of 11.36 million. On May 10, 2013, the series was renewed for a third season and a green-light for the spin-off Once Upon a Time in Wonderland was given by ABC. Both shows are set to air in Fall 2013, with Wonderland on Thursdays and the original remaining on Sundays.