Cybill Sheridan is a 40-something actress living in Los Angeles. Past her prime and working in an industry that worships youth, Cybill has the remnants of her two failed marriages all around her. Her ex-husbands, stuntman Jeff and novelist Ira, are always hanging around, sometimes sleeping on the couch. Also present are her two daughters, a grandson, and Cybill's hysterical and slightly alcoholic best friend, Maryann.
A comedy about the best 10 years of a woman's life... between 39 and 40.
Did You Know?
During a 2018 interview on SiriusXM's The Michelle Collins Show, Cybill Shepherd said that this show was abruptly canceled, despite its popularity, because she refused to have sex with CBS executive Les Moonves. She recounted that he invited her to a private dinner at which he complained that "his wife didn't turn him on, some mistress didn't turn him on," and then he invited her to come home with him. She refused, and "quite shortly" afterward, the showrunners started getting executive notes forbidding them to discuss topics (such as menstruation and menopause) that were previously fine, and soon after that the show was canceled. This was one of many accusations of sexual misconduct and assault levied against Moonves in 2018. See more
The array of the Hollywood Walk of Fame stars in the title sequence is fictitious. All of them are spread across one mile on Hollywood Blvd., even on opposite sidewalks. The title sequence order is: Carole Lombard (6930 Hollywood Blvd.), Lana Turner (6241), Kim Novak (6332), Lassie (6368), Jean Harlow (6910), - and Cybill. See more
[Cybill is talking about how she gave up a major role in "The Godfather"
I could have had Diane Keaton's part, but I gave it up for a role in a major motion picture starring... ABBA.