Maggie (1998 TV series)

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Maggie
GenreComedy
Created byDan O'Shannon
Directed byPamela Fryman
StarringAnn Cusack
John Getz
Morgan Nagler
John Slattery
Composer(s)Starr Parodi
Jeff Eden Flair
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes22
Production
Executive producer(s)Dan O'Shannon
Producer(s)David Menteer
Camera setupMulti-camera
Running time30 minutes
Production company(s)Atomic Television
Paramount Network Television
DistributorCBS Television Distribution
Release
Original networkLifetime
Original releaseAugust 18, 1998 – March 13, 1999

Maggie is an American comedy television series starring Ann Cusack. The series premiered August 18, 1998, on Lifetime Television.[1]

Cast and characters[edit]

Maggie Day (Ann Cusack) and Dr. Arthur Day (John Getz)[2] have been married for 19 years, and together they have a 17-year-old daughter, Amanda (Morgan Nagler). Amanda's friend Reg (Todd Giebenhain) is a budding cartoonist. After Maggie gets a job at an animal clinic and develops a crush on the veterinarian, Richard (John Slattery), she starts seeing a therapist, Kimberly (Francesca Roberts).[3]

Production[edit]

The working title for the series was Maggie Day.[4][5] In November 1998, writer and executive producer Dan O'Shannon left the series after creative differences with Lifetime Television.[6]

Episodes[edit]

No. Title Directed by Written by Original air date
1"Pilot"Pamela FrymanDan O'ShannonAugust 18, 1998 (1998-08-18)
2"The Other Woman"Michael ZinbergDaphne PollonAugust 25, 1998 (1998-08-25)
3"Maggie's First Save"Michael ZinbergAmy DeBartolomeis & David WarickSeptember 1, 1998 (1998-09-01)
4"Liar Liar"Michael ZinbergMike Teverbaugh & Linda TeverbaughSeptember 8, 1998 (1998-09-08)
5"If You Can See What I Hear"Joe RegalbutoDan O'ShannonSeptember 15, 1998 (1998-09-15)
6"Cats"Sheldon EppsTeleplay by: Dan O'Shannon & Daphne Pollon
Story by: Mike Teverbaugh
September 29, 1998 (1998-09-29)
7"The Maris Syndrome"Sheldon EppsAndy GuerdatOctober 6, 1998 (1998-10-06)
8"A Two Story House"Joe RegalbutoDan O'ShannonOctober 13, 1998 (1998-10-13)
9"Ka-Boom"Joe RegalbutoAron Abrams & Gregory ThompsonOctober 20, 1998 (1998-10-20)
10"The Greatest Story Ever Told"Joe RegalbutoBill BarolOctober 27, 1998 (1998-10-27)
11"The Ballad of Maggie Day"Max TashAron Abrams & Gregory ThompsonNovember 3, 1998 (1998-11-03)
12"Black and White"Max TashAron Abrams & Gregory ThompsonDecember 1, 1998 (1998-12-01)
13"Just Shoot Him"Art DielhennNorma Safford VelaDecember 8, 1998 (1998-12-08)
14"Every Little Star"Joe RegalbutoAron Abrams & Gregory ThompsonDecember 15, 1998 (1998-12-15)
15"Love the One You're Not With"Joe RegalbutoDan O'ShannonJanuary 9, 1999 (1999-01-09)
16"Art History"TBATBAJanuary 16, 1999 (1999-01-16)
17"Maggie Outs Art"TBATBAJanuary 23, 1999 (1999-01-23)
18"Remains of the Days"TBATBAJanuary 30, 1999 (1999-01-30)
19"The Dawn of a New Maggie Day"TBATBAFebruary 13, 1999 (1999-02-13)
20"This is Just a Test"TBATBAFebruary 20, 1999 (1999-02-20)
21"Don't Quit Your Day Job"TBATBAMarch 6, 1999 (1999-03-06)
22"Uh-Oh Baby"Max TashJana Hunter & Mitch HunterMarch 13, 1999 (1999-03-13)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dempsey, John (September 8, 1998). "New Lifetime series on target with demos". Variety. Retrieved 2009-07-02.
  2. ^ https://www.imdb.com/character/ch0150797/
  3. ^ Richmond, Ray (August 18, 1998). "Maggie". Variety. Retrieved 2009-07-02.
  4. ^ Snow, Shauna (May 21, 1998). "Morning Report". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2009-07-02.
  5. ^ Dempsey, John (May 13, 1998). "Lifetime OKs $160 mil for firstrun programs". Variety. Retrieved 2009-07-02.
  6. ^ Snow, Shauna (November 6, 1998). "Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, news services and the nation's press". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2009-07-02.

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