Fame L.A.

Fame L.A. is an American drama series that aired in syndication from 1997 to 1998.[1] It told the story of a drama/dance school in Los Angeles where students honed their talents while overcoming various personal problems. It starred Christian Kane, Roselyn Sanchez, William R. Moses, and Lesli Margherita, among others. Its producers included Patricia Green.[2] Among its directors were Sharron Miller and Nancy Malone. A total of 22 sixty-minute episodes were produced.[3] Raidió Teilifís Éireann, Ireland's national public service broadcaster, is currently[when?] airing their own version of the show, titled, Fame: The Musical.

Fame L.A.
Created byRichard Barton Lewis
StarringChristian Kane
William R. Moses
Lesli Margherita
Rosalyn Sanchez
Country of originUnited States
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes22
Production
Production companiesTrilogy Entertainment Group
MGM Television
DistributorMGM Domestic Television Distribution
Release
Original networkSyndication
Original releaseOctober 4, 1997 (1997-10-04) –
March 21, 1998 (1998-03-21)

CastEdit

EpisodesEdit

No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
1"Pilot: Part 1"TBATBAOctober 4, 1997 (1997-10-04)
2"Pilot: Part 2"TBATBAOctober 11, 1997 (1997-10-11)
3"Pilot: Part 3"TBATBAOctober 18, 1997 (1997-10-18)
4"Almost a Big Night"TBATBAOctober 25, 1997 (1997-10-25)
5"Seize the Day"TBATBANovember 1, 1997 (1997-11-01)
6"The Beat Goes On"TBATBANovember 8, 1997 (1997-11-08)
7"Reality Check"TBATBANovember 15, 1997 (1997-11-15)
8"Life Through the Lens"TBATBANovember 22, 1997 (1997-11-22)
9"Who Do You Love?"TBATBANovember 29, 1997 (1997-11-29)
10"The Guru"TBATBADecember 6, 1997 (1997-12-06)
11"The Christmas Episode"TBATBADecember 13, 1997 (1997-12-13)
12"Love Hurts"TBATBAJanuary 10, 1998 (1998-01-10)
13"Haunting Refrains"TBATBAJanuary 17, 1998 (1998-01-17)
14"Baby Pictures"TBATBAJanuary 24, 1998 (1998-01-24)
15"Duet"TBATBAJanuary 31, 1998 (1998-01-31)
16"The Key to Success"TBATBAFebruary 7, 1998 (1998-02-07)
17"Music Lessons"TBATBAFebruary 14, 1998 (1998-02-14)
18"The Boys and the Band"TBATBAFebruary 21, 1998 (1998-02-21)
19"Lili Vanilli"TBATBAFebruary 28, 1998 (1998-02-28)
20"Do or Die"TBATBAMarch 7, 1998 (1998-03-07)
21"Green Eyed Monster"TBATBAMarch 14, 1998 (1998-03-14)
22"Brotherly Love"TBAJordan BuddeMarch 21, 1998 (1998-03-21)

AwardsEdit

The series won two Primetime Emmys, for Outstanding Choreography (Marguerite Pomerhn Derricks and Peggy Holmes for the pilot) and Outstanding Main Title Theme Music (Maribeth Derry, Tom Snow, Robbie Buchanan and series creator Richard Barton Lewis).[citation needed]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Fame L.A. Goes Looking for Jobs on the West Coast". The Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2010-12-10.
  2. ^ "A Stronger Fabric". The Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2010-12-10.
  3. ^ The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network and Cable TV Shows, 1946-Present. Ballantine Books. 2003. p. 386. ISBN 0-345-45542-8.

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