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On the Lot Season 1 Episodes

Season 1 Episode Guide

Season 1

16 Episodes 2007 - 2007

Episode 1

Tue, May 22, 2007 60 mins

The Top 50 contestants visit a Hollywood set, pitch their projects and begin to audition their work for the judges, including a film shot and edited in 24 hours.

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Episode 2

Thu, May 24, 2007 35 mins

A second round of auditions, featuring a one-page scene shot in one hour, pares the field from 50 to 18 contestants in preparation for next week's viewer voting.

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Episode 3

Mon, May 28, 2007 120 mins

Eighteen finalists show their short films to the judges, whose scores will be combined with viewers' votes to determine which three directors will be ousted tomorrow.

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Episode 4

Tue, May 29, 2007 60 mins

Three directors are ousted based on viewers' votes and the judges' scores.

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Episode 5

Tue, Jun 5, 2007 60 mins

Five of the remaining directors screen their films.

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Episode 6

Tue, Jun 12, 2007 60 mins

One director is eliminated, and a second group of finalists screens its films.

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Episode 7

Tue, Jun 19, 2007 60 mins

One director is eliminated, and the third and last group of finalists screens its films. Wes Craven is the guest judge.

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Episode 8

Tue, Jun 26, 2007 60 mins

One director is eliminated, and the 12 remaining finalists screen the films they've made in a genre not of their own choosing.

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Episode 9

Tue, Jul 3, 2007 60 mins

One director is eliminated, and the next group of finalists screens its horror films. Director Eli Roth is the guest judge.

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Episode 10

Mon, Jul 9, 2007 60 mins

One director is eliminated, and the 10 remaining finalists screen the films they made in an appointed genre.

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Episode 11

Tue, Jul 17, 2007 60 mins

Two directors are eliminated, and the eight remaining finalists screen the films they made in the action genre.

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Episode 12

Tue, Jul 24, 2007 60 mins

Six directors remain after two are eliminated, and the surviving finalists screen their films made in the romance genre. Brad Silberling is the guest judge.

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Episode 13

Tue, Jul 31, 2007 60 mins

Five directors remain after one is eliminated, and the surviving finalists screen the films they made in an appointed genre. Gary Ross ("Seabiscuit") is the guest judge.

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Episode 14

Tue, Aug 7, 2007 60 mins

After one director is eliminated, the four surviving finalists screen the films they made using a plotline determined by an online contest. F. Gary Gray is the guest judge.

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Episode 15

Tue, Aug 14, 2007 60 mins

In Part 1 of the two-part season finale, three directors remain after one is eliminated, and the surviving finalists screen the films they made in an appointed genre.

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Episode 16

Tue, Aug 21, 2007 60 mins

The season ends with the announcement of a winner, who receives a $1 million studio contract.

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