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Rude Awakening (TV series)

Rude Awakening
Rude Awakening opening title
Created by Claudia Lonow
Starring Sherilyn Fenn
Lynn Redgrave
Jonathan Penner
Rain Pryor
Roger E. Mosley
Mario Van Peebles
Opening theme "Another Rude Awakening" by Alana Davis (seasons 1–2) and Roger Daltrey (season 3)
Country of origin United States
No. of seasons 3
No. of episodes 55 (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s) Claudia Lonow
Running time approx. 0:22 (per episode)
Production company(s) Mandalay Television
Columbia TriStar Television
Distributor Sony Pictures Television
Release
Original channel Showtime
Original release August 1, 1998 – February 15, 2001

Rude Awakening is a TV series created by Claudia Lonow, aired by Showtime on 55 22-min episodes for 3 seasons (1998–2001).

Story

Rude Awakening tells the story of Billie Frank, an out of work alcoholic ex-soap opera actress. She tries to go sober and become a writer but continues to struggle with her self-destructive habits. The show depicts her relations with other members of AA, her neighbor Dave, and her mother, Trudy.

Cast

Main cast

Actor Character Duration
Sherilyn Fenn Billie Frank seasons 1–3 (1998–2001)
Lynn Redgrave Trudy Frank seasons 1–3 (1998–2001)
Jonathan Penner Dave Parelli seasons 1–3 (1998–2001)
Rain Pryor Jackie Garcia seasons 1–2 (1998–1999)
Roger E. Mosley Milton "Milt" Johnson season 2 (1999–2000)
Mario Van Peebles Marcus Adams season 3 (2000–2001)

Recurring cast

Actor Character Duration
Paul Ben-Victor Carl
Corinne Bohrer Tish Frank
Beverly D'Angelo Sidney 'Syd' Gibson season 2
Tim Curry Martin Crisp seasons 2–3
Roger Daltrey Nobby Clegg season 2
Taylor Dayne Maureen
Dan Finnerty Joe the Bartender
Tom Gallop Jerry Frank
Jason Graae Chad
George Katt Zack season 2
Elizabeth Lackey Raquel season 3
Richard Lewis Harve Schwartz
Mark Lonow Max Frank
Ana Mercedes Antonia the Maid
Jack Plotnick Clark seasons 2–3
Salli Richardson Nancy Adams season 3
Jenny Robertson Haley season 3

Notable guest stars

Episodes

External links

  • Rude Awakening at the Internet Movie Database
  • Rude Awakening at TV.com
  • Rude Awakening at SeriesLive.com
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