Ozark is an American crime drama web television series created by Bill Dubuque and Mark Williams and produced by Media Rights Capital. Jason Bateman stars in the series; he also directed the first two and last two episodes of season 1 and the first two of season 2. The first season comprises nine one-hour episodes and a final 80-minute episode, and was released on Netflix on July 21, 2017. The series was renewed for a 10-episode second season on August 15, 2017, which was released on August 31, 2018. On October 10, 2018, the series was renewed for a 10-episode third season which is scheduled to be released in 2019.
Bateman portrays financial planner Marty Byrde, and Laura Linney portrays his wife Wendy Byrde, a public relations consultant on political campaigns who became a homemaker before the family moved to the Ozarks.