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Beggars and Choosers (1999 - 2001)

Beggars and Choosers (1999 - 2001)




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Series Info

A harried executive tries to keep a fledgling TV network afloat in this satiric series, which skewers the entertainment industry. The show was the brainchild of legendary NBC programming executive Brandon Tartikoff, who died before the series hit the air.


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2000, Showtime, 20 episodes

Critics Consensus: Beggars and Choosers will sate viewers' appetite for cynical showbiz satire, but the series lacks enough specificity in its characterization and insight to elevate its commentary above mildly biting.

1999, Showtime, 21 episodes


Brian Kerwin
as Rob Malone
Isabella Hofmann
as Cecile Malone
Bill Morey
as E.L. Luddin
Carol Kane
as Lydia `L.L.' Luddin
Tuc Watkins
as Malcolm Laffley
Charlotte Ross
as Lori Volpone
Paul Provenza
as Parker Meridian
Keegan Connor Tracy
as Audrey Malone
William McNamara
as Brad Advail
Beau Bridges
as Dan Falco
Andrew Jackson
as Richard Ellis
Lolita Davidovich
as Francesca Genet
Shelley Long
as Pamela Marston
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Series Details

TV Network: Showtime
Premiere Date: Jun 19, 1999
Genre: Drama
Executive Producers: Scott Siegler, Peter Lefcourt, Steve Turner
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