Fat Actress

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Fat Actress
Created by Kirstie Alley
Brenda Hampton
Starring Kirstie Alley
Bryan Callen
Rachael Harris
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 7 (List of episodes)
Production
Running time 30 minutes
Broadcast
Original channel Showtime
Original run March 6, 2005 (2005-03-06)  – April 18, 2005 (2005-04-18)

Fat Actress is an American sitcom television series starring Kirstie Alley. It aired on Showtime in the United States in the spring of 2005, on Movie Central in Western Canada, The Movie Network in Eastern Canada, FX in the UK, Network Ten in Australia and VOX, and Das Vierte in Germany. The series was created and written by Kirstie Alley and Brenda Hampton.

The show was not picked up for a second season despite early reports from Showtime stating it had been in talks.

Plot[edit]

Fat Actress is about the life of overweight Hollywood actress Kirstie Alley. It is loosely based on her actual life, but is primarily satirically fictional.

Celebrity cameos[edit]

Several Hollywood celebrities appeared in the series as themselves:

Episodes[edit]

The Region 1 DVD boxed set
# Episode Title Director Writers Original air date
1 "Big Butts" (Pilot) Keith Truesdell Kirstie Alley and Brenda Hampton March 7, 2005 (SHO)
2 "Charlie's Angels" Keith Truesdell Kirstie Alley and Brenda Hampton March 14, 2005 (SHO)
3 "Holy Lesbo, Batman" Keith Truesdell Kirstie Alley and Brenda Hampton March 21, 2005 (SHO)
4 "The Koi Effect" Keith Truesdell Kirstie Alley and Brenda Hampton March 28, 2005 (SHO)
5 "Crack for Good" Keith Truesdell Kirstie Alley and Brenda Hampton April 4, 2005 (SHO)
6 "Cry Baby McGuire" Keith Truesdell Kirstie Alley and Brenda Hampton April 11, 2005 (SHO)
7 "Hold This" Keith Truesdell Kirstie Alley and Brenda Hampton April 18, 2005 (SHO)

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