It's a Living (1980)

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It's a Living
Premiere October 30, 1980
Finale April 8, 1989
Creator Stu Silver and
Dick Clair &
Jenna McMahon
Network ABC (seasons 1–2),
First-run syndication (seasons 3–6)
Style 30-minute sitcom
Company Witt/Thomas Productions
Distributor Golden West Television (1985–1986)
Lorimar-Telepictures (1986–1989)
Warner Bros. Television (1989–1996, 2003– )
Telepictures Distribution (1996–2003)
Seasons 6
Episodes 120
Origin USA

It's a Living is a sitcom that aired on ABC. The series was renamed Making a Living for its second season. In 1985, the show was resurrected in syndication for four seasons.

A group of waitresses work at an Los Angeles restaurant.

Contents

Cast

Actor Character Duration
Main Cast 1 2 3 4 5 6
Susan Sullivan Lois Adams *
Marian Mercer Nancy Beebe * * * * * *
Gail Edwards Dot Higgins * * * * * *
Wendy Schaal Vicki Allen *
Ann Jillian Cassie Cranston * * *
Paul Kreppel Sonny * * * * * *
Bert Remsen Mario *
Barrie Youngfellow Jan Hoffemeyer * * * * * *
Earl Boen Dennis Hubner *
Louise Lasser Maggie McBurney *
Richard Stahl Howard Miller * * * *
Crystal Bernard Amy Tompkins * * * *
Sheryl Lee Ralph Ginger St. James * * *

Seasons

Season  Premiere Finale #
ABC
Season One October 30, 1980 August 4, 1981 13
Season Two: Making a Living October 24, 1981 June 11, 1982 14
First-run syndication
Season Three September 28, 1985 May 24, 1986 22
Season Four September 27, 1986 May 23, 1987 25
Season Five September 26, 1987 May 28, 1988 26
Season Six October 15, 1988 April 8, 1989 20

In-Depth

DVD Releases

There are no DVD releases for this show.

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