Sunset Tan

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Sunset Tan
Sunset Tan logo.JPG
Sunset Tan logo
Genre Reality
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 2
No. of episodes 20
Production
Executive producer(s) Mechelle Collins
Kevin Dill
Jay James
Running time 30 minutes
Production company(s) E! Studios
Intuitive Entertainment
Broadcast
Original channel E!
Picture format 4:3 480i (2007)
16:9 HD
Original run May 28, 2007 (2007-05-28) – September 29, 2008 (2008-09-29)

Sunset Tan is an American reality television on E!, and debuted on May 28, 2007. The series chronicles the lives of the managers and employees of a tanning salon in Los Angeles called Sunset Tan. On April 3, 2008, E! renewed the series for a second and final season.[1] Despite fair ratings, a third season was not renewed by E!.

Synopsis[edit]

An ongoing theme throughout the show is competition between employees, specifically the battle to be selected by Devin and Jeff as the manager of the new Las Vegas salon, located at Palms Casino Resort. Janelle is ultimately selected for the position. By the end of the first season, Holly and Molly (The Olly Girls) are allegedly fired after throwing a party at Jeff's house while he was out of town. However, at the beginning of the second season after the girls have a meeting with Devin and Jeff, the two decide to rehire them.

Cast[edit]

  • Devin Haman, one of the founders and owners of the Sunset Tan salon.
  • Jeff Bozz, one of the founders and owners of the Sunset Tan salon.
  • Erin Tietsort, manager of the Santa Monica store, originally from Oklahoma.
  • Nick D'Anna, the manager of the West Hollywood store.
  • Janelle Perry, manager of the Santa Monica store, and eventually the Las Vegas location.
  • Keely Williams, West L.A. manager.
  • Ania Migdal, Nick's girlfriend and sales associate.
  • Heidi Cortez, the new girl joining Sunset Tan who previously opened her own salon in Reno. Heidi is a successful model, author & radio host. Controversy arose as her fellow cast members question whether or not she is qualified for the job. She quits Sunset Tan in the beginning of Season 2.
  • "The Olly Girls", aka promoters Holly Huddleston and Molly Shea.

Guest appearances[edit]

Devin Haman and Jeff Bozz in April 2009
Kenndra Warren, Devin Haman, and Marsha Warren in April 2009

Celebrity guests have included:

Episodes[edit]

Season Episodes Originally aired
Season premiere Season finale
1 12 May 28, 2007 September 30, 2007
2 8 August 3, 2008 September 29, 2008

Season 1 (2007)[edit]

No. Title Original air date
1 "Welcome to Sunset Tan" May 28, 2007 (2007-05-28)
2 "Vegas, Baby" June 3, 2007 (2007-06-03)
3 "Oklahoma!" June 10, 2007 (2007-06-10)
4 "Miss Sunset Tan" June 17, 2007 (2007-06-17)
5 "Olly's Follies" June 24, 2007 (2007-06-24)
6 "The Reveal" July 1, 2007 (2007-07-01)
7 "New Kid on the Block" August 19, 2007 (2007-08-19)
8 "All Work, No Play" August 26, 2007 (2007-08-26)
9 "Guess Who's Coming to Sunset Tan?" September 2, 2007 (2007-09-02)
10 "Relationship Woes" September 9, 2007 (2007-09-09)
11 "Ollies vs. Oakies" September 23, 2007 (2007-09-23)
12 "Employees Gone Wild!" September 30, 2007 (2007-09-30)

Season 2 (2008)[edit]

No. Title Original air date
1 "Summer Lovin'" August 3, 2008 (2008-08-03)
2 "Meet the Parent" August 10, 2008 (2008-08-10)
3 "World Tanning Convention" August 17, 2008 (2008-08-17)
4 "Horse Play" August 31, 2008 (2008-08-31)
5 "He Said/She Said" September 1, 2008 (2008-09-01)
6 "The Big Grand Opening" September 7, 2008 (2008-09-07)
7 "30 Is the New 20" September 14, 2008 (2008-09-14)

DVD releases[edit]

The complete first season of Sunset Tan on DVD was released by Lionsgate on Region 1 DVD on August 5, 2008.[3] Both seasons have been released uncensored by Shock Records in Australia. The show was also available to download on iTunes and Amazon on October 30, 2007.

Season Release dates Discs
Region 1 Region 4
1 August 5, 2008[3] December 6, 2008[4] 2
2 September 25, 2009[5] 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Development Update: Thursday, April 3". Retrieved 25 November 2012. 
  2. ^ "Sunset Tan official website on E!". Eonline.com. Retrieved 2012-06-19. 
  3. ^ a b Lambert, David (13 May 2008). "E's! Reality Series Gets A First Season DVD Release (and Super-Sexy Cover Art)". TVShowsOnDVD.com. Retrieved 13 March 2010. 
  4. ^ "Sunset Tan: Series 1". Shock Records. Retrieved 2 April 2010. 
  5. ^ "Sunset Tan: Season 2". Shock Records. Retrieved 2 April 2010. 

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