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Ozark is an American crime drama streaming television series created by Bill Dubuque and Mark Williams for Netflix and produced by MRC. The series stars Jason Bateman and Laura Linney as Marty and Wendy Byrde, a married couple who move their family to the Lake of the Ozarks for money laundering. Bateman also serves as a director and executive producer for the series. The first season was released on July 21, 2017; the second season was released on August 31, 2018, and the third season was released on March 27, 2020. The first three seasons are ten episodes each. In June 2020, the series was renewed for a fourth and final season, which will consist of fourteen episodes split into two parts; the first part was released on January 21, 2022, while the second is set to release April 29, 2022.
Ozark has received largely positive reviews from critics, with praise for its performances (particularly Bateman, Linney, and Julia Garner), direction, writing, tone, and production values. The series has received a total of thirty-two Primetime Emmy Award nominations including two for Outstanding Drama Series, with Bateman winning for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series in 2019 and Garner winning twice consecutively for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series in 2019 and 2020. Bateman has received two further Golden Globe Award nominations for Best Actor – Television Series Drama.