South of Sunset
|South of Sunset|
|Country of origin||USA|
|Running time||60 minutes|
|Production company(s)||Stan Rogow Productions
Byrum Power & Light
|Distributor||CBS Television Distribution|
|Original release||October 27, 1993|
Frey played Cody McMahon, a private eye whose offices were located just south of Sunset Boulevard in Beverly Hills. As a result, he calls his business the Beverly Hills Detective Agency, despite the fact he's in the "low-end" part of town. Aries Spears co-starred as Cody's young assistant Ziggy Duane, and Maria Pitillo played his cute blond secretary (and aspiring actress) Gina Weston. The show was a combination of comedy and suspense, reminiscent of the series Moonlighting. The show was created by John Byrum, who wrote all six of the episodes that were produced, and served as co-executive producer with Stan Rogow.
However, only the pilot of South of Sunset ever aired, on October 27, 1993—and not even to the entire country. News coverage of wild fires in Malibu pre-empted the show's lone episode on many West Coast stations, including KCBS in Los Angeles itself. (KCBS later aired the pilot the following Saturday, October 30 at 11:30pm.) Disappointed with the ratings of the pilot and unwilling to give it a chance to build a base, CBS immediately cancelled the show, much to Frey's chagrin.
- Episode One - Satyricon (Pilot)
- Episode Two - Dream Girl
- Episode Three - Custody
- Episode Four - Family Affair
- Episode Five - Newspaper Boy
- Episode Six - Remember Me - (unaired)
- Episode Seven - Chalk Lines - (unaired)
- Review: ‘South of Sunset Satyricon’. Variety. November 1, 1993 | 11:00PM PT
- Former Eagle Glenn Frey Goes 'South Of Sunset. Ocala Star Banner-Google News Archive Oct 23, 1993
- TELEVISION : He's Got a Peaceful TV Feeling : It's a new gig for ex-Eagle Glenn Frey. L.A. Times Oct 24, 1993
- In the Dawn of 'Sunset's' Demise : Television: The CBS show starred a rock musician and got heavy promotion during the World Series, but still managed to join the ranks of an unenviable club.
- Glenn Frey Online L.A. Times. Nov 13,1993
- A TV Series Review by Michael Shonk: SOUTH OF SUNSET (1993).
- South of Sunset at the Internet Movie Database
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