I Love Dick premiered on E! on October 11, 2009. Chris is a frustrated New York filmmaker who finds herself marooned in Marfa, Texas, where her academic husband, Sylvere, has a writing residency. Amid the dusty silence, art snobs, and tumbleweeds, she meets renowned scholar Dick. An infuriating and beguiling exchange with this enigmatic, macho character unleashes in her a dramatic awakening.