Type
Scripted
Premiered
Aug. 01, 1998
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
30 min.
Country
USA
Network
Showtime TV Network
Genre
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Rude Awakening

Billie Frank, an out of work alcoholic actress, used to be somewhat of a star in her day, but now she's all washed up. With the help of her mother, Trudy, Billie tries to pick up the pieces of her life and move on. Billie meets Dave, a guy who lives in her apartment building, and is also an alcoholic. The show is based upon their relationship, along with all the others in AA with them.

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Last Episode

03x20 Altar Ego Aired: Feb. 15, 2001

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Canceled/Ended
The show had 3 seasons and 55 episodes air between 1998 and 2001.

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  • The character of Billie Frank is based upon Claudia Lonow's experience. Billie is an ex-soap actress who is famous for portraying a character called Diana Gateway in a series called "Emerald…
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    The character of Billie Frank is based upon Claudia Lonow's experience. Billie is an ex-soap actress who is famous for portraying a character called Diana Gateway in a series called "Emerald Bluff". Claudia Lonow is famous for portraying Diana Fairgate in Knots Landing.
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