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Eve
Genre Sitcom
Created by Meg DeLoatch
Starring Eve
Jason Winston George
Ali Landry
Natalie Desselle-Reid
Brian Hooks
Sean Maguire
Theme music composer Missy Elliott and the Soul Diggaz
Opening theme Performed by Missy Elliott
Composer(s) Joe Staxx
Armiques S. Wyche
Country of origin United States
Language(s) English
No. of episodes 66 (List of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s) Bob Greenblatt
David Janollari
Producer(s) Trish Baker
Anthony C. Hill
Torian Hughes
James Tripp-Haith
Running time 22 minutes
Broadcast
Original channel UPN
Original run September 15, 2003 (2003-09-15) – May 11, 2006 (2006-05-11)
External links
Official website

Eve is an American sitcom television series that aired on the UPN network from September 15, 2003 to May 11, 2006.

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Synopsis

The show is named for its star, rapper Eve, and is about a trio of women who have their own boutique and clothing line. The show follows their dating lives and those of their three closest male friends. Its working title was Battle of the Sexes.

The clothing store and clothing line is Diva Style.

  • Shelly Williams: The head of the trio of boutique operators/clothing designers/continuous daters. Played by Eve
  • Jeremiah Thurgood "J.T." Hunter: The guy that dated Shelly in the beginning of the series but was just friends with her after season 1; a physical therapist (and later a medical student). They were briefly engaged in season 3 after he proposed to her, but they decided to just be friends. However, they still have a soft spot for each other at heart. Played by Jason Winston George
  • Rita Lefleur: A former model and one of the trio of boutique operators/clothing designers/continuous daters; a former supermodel. Played by Ali Landry
  • Janie Egins: One of the trio of boutique operators/clothing designers/married friend. Played by Natalie Desselle-Reid
  • Nick Delaney: J.T.'s goofy playboy best friend; an auditor with the IRS. Played by Brian Hooks
  • Donovan Brink: A friend of the others from England; manager of The Z Lounge. Played by Sean Maguire. He fulfills his dream of opening up a nightclub.

Recurring cast and characters

Episodes

Nielsen Ratings

Season Episodes Premiere Season finale Viewers
(in millions)
Rank
1 2003-2004 22 September 15, 2003 May 24, 2004 1.3[1] #167[1]
2 2004-2005 22 September 21, 2004 May 24, 2005 2.8[2] #142[2]
3 2005-2006 22 September 22, 2005 May 11, 2006 2.3[3] #145[3]

Production notes

The series was created and co-executive produced by Meg DeLoatch. Series star Eve also served as a co-executive producer. Its theme song was performed by fellow rapper Missy Elliott and produced by Souldiggaz.

Directors

Writers

  • Tiffany Anderson
  • Michael Ajakwe, Jr.
  • Trish Baker
  • Randi Barnes
  • Adrienne Carter
  • Meg DeLoatch
  • Judy Dent
  • David W. Duclon
  • Anthony C. Hill
  • Janis Hirsch
  • Torian Hughes
  • Beverly D. Hunter
  • Walt Kubiak
  • Clay Lapari
  • Gary Menteer
  • Vivien Miejia
  • David Podemski
  • Van Whitfield
  • David Wyatt

Cancellation

On April 10, 2006, UPN announced that Eve would not be moving to The CW (upon UPN's merger with the The WB) and was thus canceled along with All of Us (which was later renewed) and Half & Half.[4]

Distribution

Syndication

Eve currently airs in syndication in the fall of 2006 on TV One.[5]

References

External links








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