The Mike O'Malley Show

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The Mike O'Malley Show
Genre Sitcom
Created by Les Firestein
Mike O'Malley
Written by Dana Gould
Les Firestein
Mike O'Malley
Directed by James Widdoes
Starring Mike O'Malley
Mark Rosenthal
Will Arnett
Kate Walsh
Missy Yager
Kerry O'Malley
Theme music composer Buffalo Tom
Composer(s) John Dickson
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 8 (6 unaired)
Executive producer(s) Mike O'Malley
Les Firestein
Producer(s) Werner Walian
Camera setup Multi-camera
Running time 30 minutes
Production company(s) NBC Studios
Original network NBC
Original release September 21 (1999-09-21) – September 28, 1999 (1999-09-28)

The Mike O'Malley Show was an American sitcom on NBC that aired two episodes. The series star, Mike O'Malley, created and executive produced the series with Les Firestein.


Mike (Mike O'Malley), a 30-year-old hockey enthusiast who lives with his friend Weasel (Mark Rosenthal) in New Haven, Connecticut. After attending the wedding of his friend Jimmy (Will Arnett), Mike begins to reassess his life and decides it's time to grow up.

Before the series hit the air, the pilot was retaped when it was panned by critics.[1] Upon airing, the series received bad reviews and low ratings. After airing two episodes of the thirteen produced, NBC canceled the series.[2]



  1. ^ Rutenberg, Jim; Bogdanovich, Peter (1999-08-25). "Diller, ABC in Talks … Walken's Cookin' … CNN Intrigue … Mike O'Malley in Trouble". Retrieved 2008-12-12. 
  2. ^ "Mike O'Malley Biography". Retrieved 2008-12-12. 

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