Undressed

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For the dress code, see Undress code. For Kim Cesarion's debut single, see Undressed (song). For Pansy Division's debut album, see Undressed (album).
Undressed
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Also known as MTV's Undressed
Genre Anthology
Created by Roland Joffé
Directed by Roland Joffé
Starring See cast
Composer(s) Brian Friedman
Jim McKeever
Jason L. Mattia
Didier Rachou
Adam Sanborne
Raney Shockne
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 6
No. of episodes 222
Production
Executive producer(s) Roland Joffé
Dale Roy Robinson (2000–2001)
Jule Selbo (2000–2001)
Producer(s)

Claudio Castravelli
Page Feldman
Kathryn Riccio
Lawrence Kane (2002)

Dale Roy Robinson
Jeremiah Samuels
Camera setup Single-camera
Running time 22–24 minutes
Broadcast
Original channel MTV
Original run July 26, 1999 (1999-07-26) – September 5, 2002 (2002-09-05)
External links
Website

Undressed is an American anthology series that aired on MTV from July 26, 1999 to September 5, 2002. The series was created and executive produced by British director Roland Joffé.

Synopsis[edit]

The series follows the relationships (both sexual and romantic) of young people, often high schoolers, college students, and twenty somethings in the Los Angeles area. The series was controversial for its frank discussions about sex, including depictions of promiscuous behavior between teens, as well as gay and lesbian relationships.

Each season had several recurring characters with each episode focused on two or three specific characters with plotlines presented as interweaved vignettes. Each season had stories end while others were still running and the stories would run for various lengths of time. Undressed ran for six seasons, from July 26, 1999 to September 5, 2002.

As indicated below, the series is notable for featuring early performances by a number of actors who went on to greater notability in television and cinema.

Seasons[edit]

Season 1[edit]

Season 1 ran from July to September 1999, and had 30 episodes.

Notable cast members included:[1]

Season 2[edit]

Season 2 ran from February to March 2000, and had 30 episodes.

Notable cast members included:[1]

Season 3[edit]

Season 3 lasted from July to August 2000, and had 30 episodes.[1]

Notable cast members included:

Season 4[edit]

Season 4 ran from January to March 2001, and had 40 episodes.

Notable cast members included:[1]

Season 5[edit]

Season 5 ran from July to September 2001, and had 40 episodes.

Notable cast members included:

Season 6[edit]

Season 6 ran from June to September 2002, and had 52 episodes. It was produced in Canada, utilizing mainly Canadian actors.

Notable cast members included:[1]

Production notes[edit]

The show's head writers were Michael Grodner and Swith Bell, while Neil Landau served as the co-head writer. Jennifer M. Johnson was a writer for the series.

Undressed was filmed in Los Angeles for the first five seasons, and in Montreal, Quebec, Canada for the sixth and final season.

Syndication[edit]

In January 2010, episodes briefly ran on Logo.

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Result Category Recipient
2003 GLAAD Media Award[2] Won Outstanding Daily Drama
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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Undressed" (1999) – Full cast and crew, IMDb
  2. ^ Gans, Andrew (2003-04-08). "14th Annual GLAAD Media Award Winners Include The Goat and Zanna, Don't!". playbill.com. Retrieved 31 October 2012. 

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