Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (TV series)


Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (TV series)

Infobox Television
show_name = Seven Brides for Seven Brothers


caption =
genre = Drama/Musical
creator = Based on the motion picture musical "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers"
starring = Richard Dean Anderson
Drake Hogestyn
Peter Horton
theme_music_composer = Jimmy Wells
opentheme = "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers" performed by Phil Silas
endtheme =
composer = Larry Cansler
Fred Werner
country = USA
language = English
num_seasons = 1
num_episodes = 22
list_episodes =
executive_producer = David Gerber
producer = James H. Brown
Stephen Cragg
Richard Fielder
runtime = 60 mins.
channel = CBS
first_aired = September 19, 1982
last_aired = March 23, 1983

"Seven Brides for Seven Brothers" is an American musical television series loosely based on the film, which ran on CBS from September 19, 1982 to March 23, 1983.

ynopsis

The series told the adventures of a parentless family of rowdy brothers trying to run the family ranch in northern California. Into the chaos came feisty Hannah, who married Adam and took on the task of bringing order to the household. The series contained about one musical number per episode, written by notable songwriter Jimmy Webb. Despite a small but dedicated fan following, the series was cancelled after one season.

Cast list

*Richard Dean Anderson as Adam McFadden
*Drake Hogestyn as Brian McFadden
*Peter Horton as Crane McFadden
*Roger Wilson as Daniel McFadden
*Tim Topper as Evan McFadden
*Brian Utman as Ford McFadden
*River Phoenix as Guthrie McFadden
*Terri Treas as Hannah McFadden
*Joan Kjar as Marie

Episode list

Production notes

"Seven Brides for Seven Brothers" was executive produced by David Gerber for MGM Television and filmed on location at Murphys, California. The series' theme, "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers", was written by Jimmy Wells and performed by Phil Silas. The musical numbers were choreographed by Carl Jablonski.

Writers

*Josef Anderson
*Leah Appet
*Ira Steven Behr
*Michael Brentwood
*Elizabeth Clark
*Paul L. Ehrmann
*Richard Fielder
*Sue Grafton
*Steve Hayes
*Marshall Herskovitz
*Steven Humphrey
*Paul Laurence
*C.E. Lewis
*Mitzi Marvin
*Tim Maschler
*Michael Petryni
*Preston Ransone
*Jud Scott
*Joel Steiger
*Joe Viola
*Earl W. Wallace

Directors

*Burt Kennedy
*Barry Crane
*John Florea
*Bernard L. Kowalski
*Harvey S. Laidman
*Peter Levin
*Vincent McEveety
*Gary Nelson
*Michael O'Herlihy
*John Tiffin Patterson
*James Sheldon
*Robert C. Thompson

Awards and nominations

References

* Brooks, Tim and Marsh, Earl, "The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network and Cable TV Shows 1946 - Present", Balantine, New York, 2003.

External links

*imdb title|0083476|title=Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
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