Evening Shade

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  • Genre(s): Comedy
  • Release year: 1990
Evening Shade is an American television sitcom that aired on CBS from September 21, 1990, to May 23, 1994. The series stars Burt Reynolds as Wood Newton, an ex-professional football player for the Pittsburgh Steelers, who returns to rural Evening Shade,... read more

Evening Shade is an American television sitcom that aired on CBS from September 21, 1990, to May 23, 1994. The series stars Burt Reynolds as Wood Newton, an ex-professional football player for the Pittsburgh Steelers, who returns to rural Evening Shade, Arkansas, to coach a high-school football team with a long losing streak. Reynolds personally requested to use the Steelers as his character's former team, because he was a fan.

Original Release

09/21/1990 on CBS

Cast

Elizabeth Ashley Freida Evans
Hal Holbrook Evan Evans
Ossie Davis Ponder Blue
Burt Reynolds Wood Newton
Marilu Henner Ava Evans Newton
Charles Durning Harlan Elldridge
Jay R. Ferguson Taylor Newton
Ann Wedgeworth Merleen Elldridge
Michael Jeter Herman Stiles
Jacob Parker Will Newton
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 Four Naked Women Monday, 20 September 1993
2 One Down, Three to Go Monday, 27 September 1993
3 One Hot Game Monday, 04 October 1993
4 Witness for the Prosecution Monday, 11 October 1993
5 Kiss of the Ice Cream Woman Monday, 18 October 1993
6 Night of the Living Newtons Monday, 25 October 1993
7 The Dance Monday, 01 November 1993
8 Wood and Evan's Excellent Adventure Monday, 08 November 1993
9 Small Town Girl Monday, 15 November 1993
10 Where There's Smoke Monday, 22 November 1993
11 Chain of Fools Monday, 29 November 1993
12 Sleepless in Arkansas Monday, 13 December 1993
13 The Proof Is in the Pudding Monday, 20 December 1993
14 The People's Choice Monday, 03 January 1994
15 Educating Calvin Monday, 10 January 1994
16 Paint the Town Nude Monday, 17 January 1994
17 The Perfect Woman Monday, 31 January 1994
18 It's a Mad, Mad, Mad Wood Monday, 07 February 1994
19 The Fabulous Frazier Girls Monday, 28 February 1994
20 I Did, I Did Monday, 07 March 1994
21 Mr. Newton Goes to Hot Springs Monday, 14 March 1994
22 Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wood? Monday, 28 March 1994
23 Wood Climbs to New Heights Monday, 11 April 1994
24 Mama Knows Best Monday, 09 May 1994
25 The Odder Couple Monday, 16 May 1994
26 I Left My Ring in Evening Shade Monday, 23 May 1994
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Directors

Burt Reynolds, Harry Thomason, James Hampton, Robby Benson, David Steinberg, Charles Frank, Charles Nelson Reilly, Frank Bonner, Dennis Erdman, Sheldon Epps, John Ratzenberger, Robert Ginty, Michael Jeter, Richard Kline, Frank Bonner

Writers

Linda Bloodworth-Thomason, Don Rhymer, David Nichols, Michael A. Ross, Thom Bray, Victor Fresco, David Nichols, Patrick Sean Clark, James Hampton, Stephen A. Miller, Craig Hoffman, Allen Crowe, Susan Cridland Wick, Kim C. Friese, Danny Zuker, Burt Reynolds, Brent Briscoe, Mark Fauser, Lyle Weldon, Leslie Rasmussen, Paul Clay, John Wierick, Bill Dial, Bob Lowry, Brian Bird

Creators

Linda Bloodworth-Thomason

Cast

Elizabeth Ashley Freida Evans
Hal Holbrook Evan Evans
Ossie Davis Ponder Blue
Burt Reynolds Wood Newton
Marilu Henner Ava Evans Newton
Charles Durning Harlan Elldridge
Jay R. Ferguson Taylor Newton
Ann Wedgeworth Merleen Elldridge
Michael Jeter Herman Stiles
Jacob Parker Will Newton
Charlie Dell Nub Oliver
Candace Hutson Molly Newton
Burton Gilliam Virgil
Linda Gehringer Fontana Beausoleil
Melissa Renee Martin Molly Newton
Wanda Jones Wanda
Ann Hearn Margaret Fouch
Jane Abbott Dorothy
David A.R. White Andrew Phillpot
Nick Toth Doug Delaney

Producers

Editors

Tony Hayman, Judith Burke

1993 Golden Globe Best Television Series - Comedy or Musical Nominated
1993 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical Nominated
1993 Emmy Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series Nominated
1993 Emmy Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series Nominated
1992 Golden Globe Best Television Series - Comedy or Musical Nominated
1992 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical Won
1992 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television Nominated
1992 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series Nominated
1992 Emmy Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series Won
1992 Emmy Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series Nominated
1991 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical Nominated
1991 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series Won
1991 Emmy Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series Nominated
1991 Emmy Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series Nominated
1991 Emmy Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series Nominated
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