Beggars and Choosers

A harried executive tries to keep a fledgling TV network afloat in this satiric series, which skewers the entertainment industry. The show was the brainchild of legendary NBC programming executive Brandon Tartikoff, who died before the series hit the air.

Season 1, Episode 4 The Ethel Merman Story

First Aired: July 10, 1999

Cecile's difficulty conceiving a child and the FBI's suspicions of him have Rob stressed. Meanwhile, Lori wheels and deals with the mob. Rob: Brian Kerwin. Lori: Charlotte Ross. Cecile: Isabella Hofmann.

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  • Premise: A harried executive tries to keep a fledgling TV network afloat in this satiric series, which skewers the entertainment industry. The show was the brainchild of legendary NBC programming executive Brandon Tartikoff, who died before the series hit the air. (more)

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