Designing Women

 Designing Women Network: CBS
Episodes: 163 (half-hour)
Seasons: Seven

TV show dates: September 29, 1986 — May 24, 1993
Series status: Cancelled/ended

Performers include: Dixie Carter, Annie Potts, Meschach Taylor, Jean Smart, Delta Burke, Alice Ghostley, Jan Hooks, and Judith Ivey.

designing women past TV show

TV show description:
This sitcom is centered around interior decorating company Sugarbaker Designs in Atlanta, Georgia.

The business is owned and operated by four women; liberal manager Julia Sugarbaker (Dixie Carter), her self-centered sister Suzanne Sugarbaker (Delta Burke), outspoken designer Mary Jo Shively (Annie Potts), and ditsy office manager Charlene Frazier Stillfield (Jean Smart). They are assisted by former inmate Anthony Bouvier (Meshach Taylor).

In later seasons, other characters joined in like Bernice Clifton (Alice Ghostley), Allison Sugarbaker (Julia Duffy), Carlene Dobber (Jan Hooks), and Bonnie Jean “B.J.” Poteet (Judith Ivey).

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  1. Eydie Russ says

    Mr.Holbrook and Family,
    My thoughts are with you and your family. Ms.Dixie was a Wonderful person to watch on TV and I can only imagine, only more Wonderful to know at home. For me , she will be missed, best known in my life for Designing Women and Desparate Houswives. Prayers for your family.


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