Sordid Lives: The Series 15 years old

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.


Caroline Rhea
Caroline Rhea

Noleta Nethercott

Olivia Newton-John
Olivia Newton-John

Bitsy Mae Harling

Beth Grant
Beth Grant

Sissy Hickey

Bonnie Bedelia
Bonnie Bedelia

Latrelle Williamson

Leslie Jordan
Leslie Jordan

Brother Boy

Rosemary Alexander
Rosemary Alexander

Dr. Eve Bolinger


Name Character
Caroline Rhea She was 44 , now 60 years old as Noleta Nethercott
Olivia Newton-John She was 59 , now 75 years old as Bitsy Mae Harling
Beth Grant She was 58 , now 74 years old as Sissy Hickey
Bonnie Bedelia She was 60 , now 76 years old as Latrelle Williamson
Leslie Jordan He was 53 , now 68 years old as Brother Boy
Rosemary Alexander as Dr. Eve Bolinger
Rue McClanahan She was 74 , 76 years old when she died as Peggy Ingram
Cassie Shea Watson She was 25 , now 40 years old as Saline Hinkle
Sarah Hunley as Juanita Bartlett
Ann Walker She was 205 , 50 years old when she died as LaVonda DuPree
David Cowgill He was 47 , now 63 years old as Odell Owens
Newell Alexander He was 72 , now 88 years old as Wardell 'Bubba' Owens


Name Job title
Sordid Lives: The Series poster
Sordid Lives: The Series (15 years)


  • First Air Date: 2008-07-23
  • Runtime: [30,60] minutes
  • Number of Episodes: 12