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13 Reasons Why

31 March, 2017
13 Reasons Why

13 Reasons Why is an American teen drama streaming television series developed for Netflix by Brian Yorkey, based on the 2007 novel Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher. The series revolves around high school student Clay Jensen and the aftermath of high school student Hannah Baker's suicide. Before her death, she leaves behind a box of cassette tapes in which she details the reasons why she chose to end her life as well as the people she believes are responsible for her death. Through its various storylines, the show explores and depicts a wide range of social issues affecting modern youth, including suicide, sexual assault, bullying, racism, jock culture, mental health, drug addiction, alcoholism, domestic violence, homophobia, deportation, police brutality, steroid use, homelessness, HIV, abortion and school shootings.

Genre Teen drama, Mystery, Psychological thriller
Developed by Brian Yorkey
Starring Dylan Minnette, Katherine Langford, Christian Navarro, Alisha Boe, Brandon Flynn, Justin Prentice, Miles Heizer, Ross Butler, Devin Druid, Amy Hargreaves, Derek Luke, Kate Walsh, Brian d'Arcy James, Grace Saif, Brenda Strong, Timothy Granaderos, Mark Pellegrino, Tyler Barnhardt, Deaken Bluman, Jan Luis Castellanos, Gary Sinise
Narrated by Katherine Langford (season 1), Various (season 2), Grace Saif (season 3), Dylan Minnette (season 4)
Composer(s) Eskmo
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 4
No. of episodes 49
Executive producer(s) Selena Gomez, Marvin Matyka, Diana Son, Tom McCarthy, Joy Gorman Wettels, Steve Golin, Michael Sugar, Mandy Teefey, Kristel Laiblin
Producer(s) Joseph Incaprera
Cinematography Andrij Parekh
Editor(s) Leo Trombetta
Camera setup Single-camera
Running time 49–98 minutes
Production company(s) July Moon Productions, Kicked to the Curb Productions, That Kid Ed Productions, Anonymous Content, Paramount Television
Distributor Netflix Streaming Services, ViacomCBS Domestic Media Networks
Original network Netflix
Picture format 4K (Ultra HD)
Audio format Dolby Digital 5.1
Netflix ID 80117470

About 13 Reasons Why

This TV show follows a teenager as he tries to uncover the mystery behind his crush's suicide. The show is based on the novel of the same name by Jay Asher.

Achievement of 13 Reasons Why

Selena Gomez was an executive producer of the show. The cast presented an award at the 2017 MTV and TV Movie Awards. Katherine Langford earned a Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Actress - Television Series Drama.

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Latest information about 13 Reasons Why updated on July 28 2021.