Beggars and Choosers (1999–2001)

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The amusing trials of the executive staff of a television network.

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 3 nominations. See more awards »
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 Rob Malone (42 episodes, 1999-2001)
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 Malcolm Laffley (37 episodes, 1999-2001)
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 Casey Lenox / ... (29 episodes, 1999-2001)
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 Carey Malone / ... (22 episodes, 1999-2001)
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 Brian Peske (22 episodes, 1999-2001)
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 Herb Kolodny (22 episodes, 1999-2001)
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 Nicky Krasnakov (22 episodes, 1999-2001)
Klodyne Rodney ...
 Latitia Martinez (21 episodes, 1999-2000)
Justin Carroll ...
 Nigel Gibney (20 episodes, 2000-2001)
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 Kelly Kramer (19 episodes, 2000-2001)
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 Irwin (17 episodes, 1999-2001)
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 Cecile Malone (10 episodes, 1999-2000)
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 Wayne (7 episodes, 1999)
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 Brent Kallus (5 episodes, 2000-2001)
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 Dan Falco (5 episodes, 2000)
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 Beatrice Arthur (4 episodes, 1999)
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 Honey Lang / ... (4 episodes, 1999)
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 Freddy Falco / ... (4 episodes, 2000-2001)
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 Brad Advail (3 episodes, 1999-2000)
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 Audrey Malone (3 episodes, 1999-2000)
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 Lori Volpone (13 episodes, 1999-2000)
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A look behind the scenes of network television. Rob Malone is the president of LGT, a television network fighting for ratings, and usually losing. Taking up the battle with Malone are Lori Volpone and casting executive, Malcolm Laffley. Each episode takes a look into how a network runs - how the executives deal with the stars, how they make big budget deals while trying to keep the network financially stable. Malone has too much on his hands, the owner of the company drifts in and out of a coma, the casting exec. is being accused of sexual harassment, and the VP in charge of development is doing everything she can, no matter how evil, to move up in the ranks. Written by Joshua Taj Bozeman <JBoze3131@aol.com>

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Side by side. Neck and neck. And always behind your back.

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One of the Worst Shows on Television
10 December 2000 | by (San Jose, California) – See all my reviews

Bad writing, bad acting and bad direction are the three prongs of anti-talent that skewer the viewer and roast him slowly over the fires of television hell while watching this piece of dreck.

Why is it that HBO is the stronghold of quality original programming, while Showtime comes up with shows that wouldn't survive half a season on UPN?


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