They wanted an ensemble cast rather than a show driven by a few stars.
Charles Gasparino is CNBC's on-air editor and appears as a daily member of CNBC's ensemble.
Comic precision, narrative conviction, ensemble performance—those are the signatures of the Zaks style.
mid-15c., as an adverb, "together, at the same time," from Middle French ensemblée "all the parts of a thing considered together," from Late Latin insimul "at the same time," from in- intensive prefix + simul "at the same time," related to similis (see similar). The noun is from 1703, "parts of a thing taken together;" musical sense in English first attested 1844. Of women's dress and accessories, from 1927.