Maggie (1998 TV series)

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Genre Comedy
Created by Dan O'Shannon
Directed by Pamela Fryman
Starring Ann Cusack
John Getz
Morgan Nagler
John Slattery
Composer(s) Starr Parodi
Jeff Eden Flair
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 22
Executive producer(s) Dan O'Shannon
Producer(s) David Menteer
Camera setup Multi-camera
Running time 30 minutes
Production company(s) Atomic Television
Paramount Television
Distributor CBS Television Distribution
Original network Lifetime
Original release August 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]


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]



  1. ^ Dempsey, John (September 8, 1998). "New Lifetime series on target with demos". Variety. Retrieved 2009-07-02. 
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  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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