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Sordid Lives: The Series is an American television series created, written, and directed by Del Shores and acts as a prequel to 2000 film Sordid Lives, also by Shores, self-described as a "Black comedy about white trash". The show is set in small town Texas and centers around the Ingram family.

It stars Rue McClanahan, Olivia Newton-John, Caroline Rhea, Leslie Jordan, Beth Grant and most of the original cast of the film.

It premiered on Logo in July 2008. In Canada, Sordid Lives the uncut version can be seen on Super Channel and the censored version on Out TV. According to Logo's contact page a second season will not be produced due to a lack of funding, and the Logo online web page for the series is no longer available.

The series premiered in the UK on Film24 in August 2009.

  1. Del Shores


Series Cast

  1. Jason Dottley

    Ty Williamson

    24 Episodes

  2. Olivia Newton-John

    Olivia Newton-John

    Bitsy Mae Harling

    24 Episodes

  3. David Cowgill

    David Cowgill

    Odell Owens

    24 Episodes

  4. Beth Grant

    Beth Grant

    Sissy Hickey

    24 Episodes

  5. Sarah Hunley

    Juanita Bartlett

    24 Episodes

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Sordid Lives: The Series

(season 1)

2008 | 24 Episodes

Season 1 of Sordid Lives: The Series premiered on July 23, 2008.

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Type Scripted

Original Language English

Runtime 30m, 60m



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