Episodes: 24 (hour)
TV show dates: April 16, 2006 – March 26, 2007
Series status: Cancelled/ended
Performers include: Barry Watson, Matthew Davis, Rick Gomez, Rosanna Arquette, Amanda Detmer, Payton Spencer, Mikaila Baumel, Jason Winston George, Sarah Lancaster, and Amanda Foreman.
TV show description:
Brian Davis (Barry Watson) is an attractive and successful 32-year-old bachelor living in Los Angeles. All would be fine except that he’s the only bachelor left among his core group of friends.
As the series begins, his best friend Adam Hillman (Matthew Davis) has just become engaged to marry his longtime girlfriend Marjorie Seaver (Sarah Lancaster). Brian has long had a secret crush on Marjorie and she was actually planning on breaking up with Adam before the proposal.
Brian’s business partner and other best friend, Dave Greco (Rick Gomez), has been married to Deena (Amanda Detmer) for 13 years and they have have three daughters; Geneva (Payton Spencer), Larissa (Mikaila Baumel), and Carrie (Olivia and Ava White). He would love for Brian to join him in the ranks of married men.
Brian’s record executive sister, Nicole “Nic” Varzi (Rosanna Arquette), recently married and is now pregnant despite being in her forties.
While Brian searches for his true love, the “ideal” relationships of his friends are tested and revealed for what they truly are.
Episode 24 – What About Calling all Friends…
Dave and Deena go on a secret getaway to renew their wedding vows but things don’t go as planned. Adam and Brian try to babysit the Greco girls until Natasha shows up with a work emergency. Brian calls on Stephanie for help but later realizes he should have called Laura. Meanwhile, the “Icing on the Cupcake” has become incredibly popular and Nicole finds herself overwhelmed in Deena’s absence. Dave and Deena end up renewing their vows in the evening on the sands of the beach with their children and friends around them. The episode ends with Barry having a realization and ending up at Laura’s front door.
First aired: March 26, 2007.
What happened next?
There hasn’t been any news of a series return or revival.
Behind the Scenes
|•||The series was renewed for a second season despite low ratings. Viewership didn’t improve and the show wasn’t renewed for a third season.|
|•||The series finale title alludes to the song Calling All Friends by Low Stars.|
|•||The series’ first episode was actually the second pilot produced. The first had a very different structure and Polly Shannon portrayed Marjorie instead of Sarah Lancaster.|
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