The Single Guy

The Single Guy is an American sitcom television series that ran for two seasons on NBC, from September 21, 1995 to April 14, 1997.wikipedia
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Joey Slotnick

The series also starred Joey Slotnick as Eliot's best friend Sam Sloan, Ming-Na Wen as Sam's wife Trudy and Ernest Borgnine as doorman Manny, throughout its entire run.
Additionally, he was on the cast of the television shows Boston Public in 2000–2001, The Single Guy from 1995–1997, and Nip/Tuck from 2003–2006.

Jonathan Silverman

It starred Jonathan Silverman as struggling New York City writer Jonathan Eliot and followed several of his close friends (some of whom came and left as the show was re-tooled between seasons).
Silverman played the title role in the television sitcom The Single Guy (which aired on NBC starting in 1995), as well as the lead role in the 1992 movie Little Sister. He has appeared on CSI: Miami (in a third-season episode called "Under the Influence").

Brad Hall

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The Single Guy was created by Brad Hall.
He is best known as a Weekend Update news anchor on Saturday Night Live and for creating the sitcoms The Single Guy and Watching Ellie.

Ming-Na Wen

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The series also starred Joey Slotnick as Eliot's best friend Sam Sloan, Ming-Na Wen as Sam's wife Trudy and Ernest Borgnine as doorman Manny, throughout its entire run.
Wen also played Chun-Li in Street Fighter and co-starred on the sitcom The Single Guy from 1995 to 1997.

Ernest Borgnine

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The series also starred Joey Slotnick as Eliot's best friend Sam Sloan, Ming-Na Wen as Sam's wife Trudy and Ernest Borgnine as doorman Manny, throughout its entire run.
He auditioned a third time for a co-starring role opposite Jonathan Silverman in The Single Guy as doorman Manny Cordoba, which lasted two seasons.

Jessica Hecht

She was also a featured cast member in the Jonathan Silverman sitcom The Single Guy.

Shawn Michael Howard

A succession of recurring television roles led to his breakthrough role as Russell on the NBC sitcom The Single Guy in 1995.

Jensen Daggett

Some of her best-known roles were as Nancy Taylor, sister-in-law of Tim Taylor (wife of Tim's younger brother, Marty) on Home Improvement and Charlie in The Single Guy playing Jonathan Silverman's girlfriend.

Must See TV

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While the series was favored enough by NBC to earn a timeslot in its coveted "Must-See-TV" Thursday night line-up, it ultimately failed to generate enthusiasm with critics and viewers.

Hammocking

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Most attribute this to the fact that it was hammocked in the coveted 8:30pm EST slot, between Friends and Seinfeld.
NBC used this strategy for years with its Must See TV Thursday night schedule, where the strong series on the night, Friends, Seinfeld/Frasier/Will & Grace and ER, provided two half-hour hammock spots in the night where newer sitcoms were positioned in order to provide strength throughout the night and build the network's bench on other nights if they proved successful, though many of the programs were critically derided for poor writing and acting and "floating by" on the ratings of other shows (The Single Guy and Union Square being the most prominent and higher-rated examples).

David Schwimmer

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Ross Geller (played by David Schwimmer), a character from the sitcom Friends, appeared on the show.

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The Single Guy is an American sitcom television series that ran for two seasons on NBC, from September 21, 1995 to April 14, 1997.

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The Single Guy is an American sitcom television series that ran for two seasons on NBC, from September 21, 1995 to April 14, 1997.

Seinfeld

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Most attribute this to the fact that it was hammocked in the coveted 8:30pm EST slot, between Friends and Seinfeld. It was largely written-off as one in a long line of "singles in the city" sitcoms that emerged in the mid-1990s, following the success of Seinfeld.

Las Vegas Valley

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Perhaps aware of its impending cancellation, the series ended its second and final season with Jonathan Eliot married in Las Vegas, thus ending his single status.

Nielsen ratings

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Ultimately, it was one of the highest rated shows to ever get canceled, consistently attaining 4th or 5th place in the Nielsen ratings.

Friends

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Most attribute this to the fact that it was hammocked in the coveted 8:30pm EST slot, between Friends and Seinfeld. Ross Geller (played by David Schwimmer), a character from the sitcom Friends, appeared on the show.

Entertainment Weekly

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According to Entertainment Weekly, when the show was moved to a different time slot, its position in the ratings went into the low 60s.

Ross Geller

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Ross Geller (played by David Schwimmer), a character from the sitcom Friends, appeared on the show.