Heather Deen Locklear (born September 25, 1961) is an American actress. Her first major television role was the part of Sammy Jo Carrington on Dynasty from 1981 to 1989, which began her longtime collaboration with producer Aaron Spelling. She is also known for her role as Amanda Woodward on Melrose Place (1993–99), for which she received four consecutive Golden Globe nominations for Best Actress – Television Series Drama. Her other notable television roles include Officer Stacy Sheridan on T. J. Hooker (1982–86), and Caitlin Moore on Spin City (1999–2002), for which she earned a further two Golden Globe nominations for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy. She had a recurring role on the TV Land sitcom Hot in Cleveland and a main role on the TNT drama-comedy television series Franklin & Bash in 2013.
Locklear's notable film roles include the science-fiction thriller Firestarter (1984), the action comedy Money Talks (1997), the live-action/animated comedy Looney Tunes: Back in Action (2003), and the romantic comedy The Perfect Man (2005).
Locklear at the 45th Emmy Awards in 1993
Heather Deen Locklear
September 25, 1961
|Alma mater||University of California, Los Angeles|
Locklear was born in Los Angeles, California, the daughter of Diane, a production executive, and William Locklear, a UCLA administrator. Her father was a Colonel in the United States Marine Corps.She is of partial Lumbee ancestry.
Locklear attended UCLA, and pledged Chi Omega and Delta Delta Delta, but was never initiated into either sorority. While at UCLA, she began modeling and working in commercials for the school store. She made her earliest screen appearances in the early 1980s with small roles in episodes of CHiPs, 240-Robert, and Eight Is Enough, before beginning a long-term collaboration with Aaron Spelling. Spelling cast her in the role of Sammy Jo Dean during the second season of his TV series Dynasty, and the following year, he cast her in the cop show T.J. Hooker with William Shatner. Until the mid-1980s, Locklear appeared as a series regular on T.J. Hooker, while making semiregular appearances on Dynasty. After T.J. Hooker ended in 1986, she became a full-time cast member on Dynasty until its cancellation in 1989. In 1991, the cast of Dynasty (including Locklear) reconvened for the four-hour miniseries Dynasty: The Reunion.
Following Dynasty, Locklear had a starring role in the movie The Return of Swamp Thing (for which she won the satirical Razzie Award for Worst Actress) and also starred in the short-lived sitcom Going Places.
In 1993, she began playing what was another of her best-known roles, that of Amanda Woodward on Aaron Spelling's drama series Melrose Place, which was a spin-off of Beverly Hills, 90210. Spelling originally signed Locklear for a limited four-episode run, the first of which aired on January 27, 1993. Locklear became a full-time cast member (though she continued to be billed as "Special Guest Star" in the opening credits) until its cancellation in 1999. Throughout her career, Locklear has appeared in eight television productions made by Aaron Spelling, these being Dynasty, T. J. Hooker, Matt Houston, Fantasy Island, The Love Boat, Hotel, Melrose Place, and the made-for-TV movie Rich Men, Single Women.
Locklear was the guest host on Saturday Night Live on May 14, 1994. Two of her best-known skits included her as an elderly Jewish woman on Coffee Talk with Mike Myers, and her acting as Amanda Woodward in a Wayne's World skit with Myers, Chris Farley, Adam Sandler, Rob Schneider, and Phil Hartman, where Wayne has a dream that he is a character on Melrose Place. Locklear also made a cameo in Wayne's World 2 in 1993. In 1996, she appeared as the main guest on Muppets Tonight, performing in a muppet-style spoof of Melrose entitled "Muppet Heights". Locklear was featured on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine on May 19, 1994, as Melrose Place reached the height of its popularity. She was named one of People Magazine's 50 Most Beautiful People twice, first in 1994, and again in 2001. She was also the subject of a Lifetime Intimate Portrait special, and of an E! True Hollywood Story special.
After Melrose Place ended in 1999, Locklear was cast in the sitcom Spin City (initially opposite Michael J. Fox and later opposite Charlie Sheen). The series ended in 2002, but Locklear earned two Golden Globe Award nominations for Best Actress in a Television Series – Comedy. In 2002, Locklear had a brief recurring role on the sitcom Scrubs. In 2003, she starred in a pilot for her own comedy series, Once Around the Park, but this was unsuccessful. The same year, Locklear appeared in the theatrical film Uptown Girls. In 2004, Locklear made a guest appearance on the sitcom Two and a Half Men, which starred her former Spin City co-star Charlie Sheen. She then starred in the short-lived television drama series LAX set in the airport of the same name. She was also executive producer on the series, but it was cancelled after 11 episodes. In 2005, Locklear appeared in the theatrical film The Perfect Man with Hilary Duff. The same year, she had a brief recurring role on the series Boston Legal, which starred her former T. J. Hooker co-star William Shatner. She was also featured in a Biography Channel special. In 2006, Locklear starred in another television pilot, Women of a Certain Age, but this was unsuccessful. She appeared in the music video for country singer Toby Keith's single "Crash Here Tonight" that same year.
In 2007, Locklear made another pilot for ABC, See Jayne Run, about a business woman who juggles a career with single motherhood, but this was also unsuccessful. She guest-starred on the series Hannah Montana and in the sitcom Rules of Engagement, and was placed 25th on TV Guide and Entertainment Weekly's "100 Greatest TV Icons" list.
In 2009, Locklear joined the cast of The CW's updated version of Melrose Place. Beginning on November 17, 2009, she reprised her role as Amanda Woodward and appeared in eight episodes. Ten years after the end of the original Melrose Place, Amanda Woodward is now a partner in a public relations firm, and is both mentor and tormentor to a young underling, Ella, played by Katie Cassidy. However, despite Locklear's appearances (along with various other original series regulars), the new show was not a ratings success and was cancelled after one season. In 2011, Locklear starred in the television movie He Loves Me on the Lifetime Channel.
In 2012, Locklear began appearing in a recurring role on the TV Land comedy series Hot in Cleveland. In 2013, she became a regular on the comedy-drama Franklin & Bash. In 2014, Locklear featured in a public service announcement titled "We Are, Sarah Jones" in memory of camera assistant Sarah Jones, who was killed in an accident on the set of Midnight Rider on February 20, 2014.
In 2016, Locklear appeared in the television movie The Game of Love which aired on UP on May 15, 2016. Later in 2016, it was revealed that Locklear would be guest-starring in a recurring role in Tyler Perry's drama, Too Close to Home on TLC.
Locklear was married to Mötley Crüe drummer Tommy Lee from May 10, 1986, to 1993. After their divorce, she married Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora on December 17, 1994, in Paris. She gave birth to their only child, daughter Ava Elizabeth Sambora, on October 4, 1997. Locklear filed for divorce from Sambora in February 2006. The following month Sambora filed for joint custody of their daughter and enforcement of a prenuptial agreement. Their divorce was finalized in April 2007. In the same month, Locklear began a relationship with fellow Melrose Place alum Jack Wagner. In August 2011, Locklear and Wagner announced they were engaged. The couple called off their engagement by that November.
In March 2008, a 9-1-1 call was made by someone who claimed to be Locklear's doctor, who said that Locklear was trying to commit suicide. Emergency responders were dispatched to Locklear's home. Her publicist later said that Locklear had never requested any medical assistance and the Ventura County Sheriff's Department later stated that no further action was taken once they arrived at Locklear's Westlake Village home, as she appeared to be fine. They did, however, state that they believed the call to be genuine. On June 24, 2008, she checked into a medical facility in Arizona for psychological ailments including anxiety and depression, and requested an in-depth evaluation of her medication to receive proper diagnosis and treatment. Her agent confirmed that she was suffering from anxiety and depression. On July 23, 2008, Locklear returned home after four weeks of treatment at the facility.
In September 2008, Locklear was pulled over and arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence by a California Highway Patrol officer just outside Santa Barbara after she was seen driving erratically. Police had been tipped off about Locklear's driving by Jill Ishkanian, a former reporter and editor at Us Weekly magazine, who saw Locklear outside a market in Montecito, California. Ishkanian photographed the incident and then sold the photos to celebrity news website TMZ.com for $27,500, though she claims it was entirely a chance meeting and denies following Locklear or setting her up to obtain photographs. Locklear was formally charged on November 17, 2008, with one misdemeanor count of driving under the influence. A blood test detected no alcohol or illegal narcotics, but Santa Barbara County Deputy District Attorney Lee Carter stated that they believe the prescription medications she consumed for her anxiety and depression "could have impaired her ability to safely drive a motor vehicle". On January 2, 2009, Locklear pleaded no contest to reckless driving, and in return the district attorney dismissed the DUI charges. Locklear was sentenced to three years of informal probation, a DMV driver safety class, and a $700 fine.
On January 12, 2012, Locklear's sister called 9-1-1 when she believed Locklear was in danger after reportedly taking prescription drugs and alcohol. Emergency personnel responded and Locklear was taken to Los Robles Hospital in Thousand Oaks, California, but was reported to be out of danger the following day.
In February 2018, Locklear was arrested for domestic violence and battery against a police officer. She was charged with one felony count of domestic violence and three misdemeanor counts of battery on a police officer. As deputies arrived at her Thousand Oaks home, she allegedly kicked three of the arresting sheriff deputies and told the deputies she would shoot at them if they ever came into her home again. According to audio of the 911 call, Locklear’s brother called the police after coming to her home, where he found Locklear and her boyfriend arguing. Locklear was released on a $20,000 bond just before 6 a.m. the next day. Heather's boyfriend, former American Motorcycle Association motocross racer Chris Heisser, was arrested on a driving under the influence charge in Thousand Oaks, hours after Locklear had been taken into custody. After obtaining a warrant, police searched her home for a weapon on March 12 but found none.
On June 24, 2018, Locklear was arrested again, this time for two misdemeanor counts of battery.
In June 2018, Locklear was reportedly hospitalized for psychiatric evaluation after a family member contacted authorities to advise that she was threatening suicide. On June 25, 2018, after being released on bail for charges of battery, Locklear was hospitalized in a suspected case of overdose.
|1983||Bravo Otto Awards||Best Female TV Star||Dynasty||Won|
|1984||Bravo Otto Awards||Best Female TV Star||Dynasty||Nominated|
|1986||Soap Opera Digest Awards||Outstanding Actress/Actor in a Comic Relief Role on a Prime Time Serial||Dynasty||Nominated|
|1989||Bravo Otto Awards||Best Female TV Star||Dynasty||Won|
|1989||Golden Raspberry Awards||Worst Actress||The Return of Swamp Thing||Won|
|1990||Bravo Otto Awards||Best Female TV Star||Dynasty||Nominated|
|1990||Soap Opera Digest Awards||Outstanding Supporting Actress: Prime Time||Dynasty||Nominated|
|1991||Bravo Otto Awards||Best Female TV Star||Dynasty||Nominated|
|1994||Golden Globe Awards||Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series||Melrose Place||Nominated|
|1994||First Americans in the Arts||Best Actress in a Television Series||Melrose Place||Won|
|1995||Golden Globe Awards||Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series||Melrose Place||Nominated|
|1996||Golden Globe Awards||Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series||Melrose Place||Nominated|
|1997||Golden Globe Awards||Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series||Melrose Place||Nominated|
|2000||Golden Globe Awards||Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy||Spin City||Nominated|
|2002||Golden Globe Awards||Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy||Spin City||Nominated|
|2004||TV Land Awards||Favorite Teen Dream – Female||Melrose Place||Won (5th place)|
|Year||Title||Role||Notes||Episode(s)||Viewers (in million)|
|1980||CHiPs||Teenager||TV Series||"Satan's Angels"||N/A|
|1981||Eight is Enough||Ingrid||TV Series||"Yet Another Seven Days in February"||N/A|
|1981||Twirl||Cherie Sanders||TV Movie||N/A|
|1981–1989||Dynasty||Sammy Jo Carrington||TV Series||127 episodes (Recurring S2–5; Main S6–9)||Here|
|1982||The Fall Guy||June Edwards||TV Series||"Scavenger Hunt"||N/A|
|1982||Fantasy Island||Lorraine Wentworth||TV Series||"Thank God, I'm a Country Girl"||N/A|
|1982||Matt Houston||Cindy McNichol||TV Series||"Stop the Presses"||N/A|
|1982–1986||T. J. Hooker||Officer Stacy Sheridan||TV Series||84 episodes (Main S2–5)||N/A|
|1983||Tales of the Unexpected||Pat Ward||TV Series||"Youth from Vienna"||N/A|
|1983||Hotel||Miranda Harding||TV Series||"Choices"||N/A|
|1983||The Love Boat||Patti Samuels||Tv Series||"Youth Takes a Holiday/Don't Leave Home Without It/Prisoner of Love"||N/A|
|1983||The Fall Guy||Paige Connally||TV Series||"Just a Small Circle of Friends"||N/A|
|1984||City Killer||Andrea McKnight||TV Movie|
|1988||Rock 'n' Roll Mom||Darcy X||TV Movie|
|1990||Jury Duty: The Comedy||Rita Burwald||TV Movie|
|1990||Rich Men, Single Women||Tori||TV Movie|
|1990–1991||Going Places||Alexandra "Alex" Burton||TV Series||19 episodes (Main)||N/A|
|1991||Dynasty: The Reunion||Sammy Jo Carrington||Miniseries||16.8 (Part 1) ; 15.3 (Part 2)|
|1991||Her Wicked Ways||Melody Shepherd||TV Movie||24.5|
|1992||Batman: The Animated Series||Lisa Clark (voice)||TV Series||"Prophecy of Doom"|
|1992||Body Language||Betsy||TV Movie|
|1992||Highway Heartbreaker||Alex||TV Movie||22.5|
|1992||Illusions||Jan Sanderson||TV Movie|
|1993–1999||Melrose Place||Amanda Woodward||TV Series||199 episodes (Recurring S1; Main S2–7)||Here|
|1993||Fade to Black||Victoria||TV Movie|
|1995||Texas Justice||Priscilla Davis||Miniseries||24.7 (Part 1) ; 21.4 (Part 2)|
|1996||Shattered Mind||Suzy / Bonnie / Ginger / Victoria / D.J.||TV Movie||17.4|
|1997||Muppets Tonight||Herself||TV Series||Guest star|
|1999–2002||Spin City||Caitlin Moore||TV Series||71 episodes (Main S4–6)|
|2000||King of the Hill||Peggy Donovan (voice)||TV Series||"Old Glory"|
|2002||Ally McBeal||Nicole Naples||TV Series||"Tom Dooley"||8.1|
|2002||Scrubs||Julie Keaton||TV Series||"My First Step" ; "My Fruit Cups"||17.5 ; 19.9|
|2003||Once Around the Park||Alex Wingfield||TV Series||Pilot|
|2004||Two and a Half Men||Laura Lang||TV Series||"No Sniffing, No Wowing"||16.2|
|2004–2005||LAX||Harley Random||TV Series||11 episodes (Main)|
|2005||Boston Legal||Kelly Nolan||TV Series||"The Black Widow" ; "Shadenfreude"||12.4 ; 11.8|
|2006||Women of a Certain Age||Barb||TV Series||Pilot|
|2007||Angels Fall||Reese Gilmore||TV Movie||5.0|
|2007||Hannah Montana||Heather Truscott||TV Series||"Lilly's Mom Has Got It Goin' On"|
|2007||Rules of Engagement||Barbara||TV Series||"Audrey's Sister" ; "Engagement Party"||10.1 ; 10.8|
|2007||See Jayne Run||Jayne Doherty||TV Series||Pilot|
|2008||Flirting with Forty||Jackie Laurens||TV Movie||4.0|
|2009–2010||Melrose Place||Amanda Woodward||TV Series||8 episodes||Here|
|2011||He Loves Me||Laura||TV Movie||N/A|
|2012–2013||Hot in Cleveland||Chloe||TV Series||"That Changes Everything" ; "A Midwinter Night's Sex Comedy" ; "Cleveland Fantasy Con"||N/A|
|2013||Franklin & Bash||Rachel King||TV Series||10 episodes (Main S3)||Here|
|2016||The Game of Love||Frankie||TV Movie|
|2016–2017||Too Close to Home||The First Lady||TV Series||8 episodes (Recurring S1-2)||Here|
|2017||Fresh Off the Boat||Sarah||TV Series||"The Gloves Are Off"||3.85|
|Year||Title||Role||Studio||USA Gross||Worldwide Gross|
|1984||Firestarter||Victoria 'Vicky' Tomlinson McGee||Universal||$17,080,167|
|1989||The Return of Swamp Thing||Abigail "Abby" Arcane||Lightyear Entertainment||$192,816|
|1991||The Big Slice||Tanya||SC Entertainment International||N/A|
|1993||Wayne's World 2||Herself (cameo)||Paramount||$48,197,805|
|1996||The First Wives Club||Sharon Griffin (cameo)||Paramount||$105,489,203||$181,489,203|
|1997||Double Tap||Agent Katherine Hanson||HBO||N/A|
|1997||Money Talks||Grace Cipriani||New Line||$40,922,619||$48,407,611|
|2003||Looney Tunes: Back in Action||Dusty Tails||WB||$20,991,364||$68,514,844|
|2003||Uptown Girls||Roma Schleine||MGM||$37,182,494||$44,617,342|
|2005||The Perfect Man||Jean Hamilton||Universal||$16,535,005||$19,770,475|
|2006||Game of Life||Irene||Mesquite Entertainment Group||N/A|
|2009||Flying By||Pamela||ARTE & Encore Partners||N/A|
|2013||Scary Movie 5||Barbara||Dimension Films & DZE and Brad Grey Pictures||$32,015,787||$78,378,744|
Amanda Woodward is a fictional character on the primetime serial drama Melrose Place, portrayed by Heather Locklear. The character was brought onto the show in order to boost its ratings, a ploy that was successful. The CW's 2009 reboot also brought Amanda back, but her appearance was not enough to prevent the show's cancellation.
Entertainment Weekly named Amanda one of the 100 Greatest Characters of the Last 20 Years. AOL ranked her the 37th Most Memorable Female TV Character. She was also included in TV Guide's list of the "best TV bitches", and their 2013 list of The 60 Nastiest Villains of All Time. In 2016, Rolling Stone ranked her #20 of their "40 Greatest TV Villains of All Time".Angels Fall (film)
Angels Fall is a 2007 American mystery thriller romantic drama television film directed by Ralph Hemecker and starring Heather Locklear and Johnathon Schaech. It is based on the Nora Roberts novel of the same name. The film is about a beautiful chef who moves to a small town in Wyoming after her Boston restaurant is shut down because of a fatal shooting. The movie debuted January 29, 2007 on Lifetime Television. At the time, it was one of the top-ten watched telecasts in the history of the network.Body Language (1992 film)
Body Language is a 1992 television film written and directed by Arthur Allan Seidelman. The thriller, starring Heather Locklear as a successful business executive and Linda Purl as her assistant who is trying to take over her life, was produced for USA Network, and was released on VHS in 1998.Firestarter (film)
Firestarter is a 1984 American science-fiction horror film based on Stephen King's 1980 novel of the same name. The plot concerns a young girl who develops pyrokinesis and the secret government agency known as the Shop which seeks to control her. The film was directed by Mark L. Lester, and stars David Keith, Drew Barrymore, Martin Sheen and George C. Scott. The film was shot in and around Wilmington, Chimney Rock, and Lake Lure, North Carolina.
A miniseries follow-up to the film Firestarter: Rekindled, was released in 2002 on the Sci-Fi Channel.Flirting with Forty
Flirting with Forty is a 2008 Lifetime movie, based on the novel by Jane Porter, starring Heather Locklear and Robert Buckley. The movie premiered on December 6, 2008.
The movie focuses on a divorced mother named Jackie (Locklear) who goes to Hawaii for her 40th birthday and meets a young male surfing instructor named Kyle (Buckley). The two flirt and Kyle teaches Jackie how to surf. Complications develop because the two are living in different parts of the world.Flying By
Flying By is a 2009 drama film directed by Jim Amatulli and starring Billy Ray Cyrus, Heather Locklear, Olesya Rulin, and Patricia Neal. It was the final film for Patricia Neal.Game of Life (film)
Game of Life (originally known as Oranges) is a 2007 film drama starring Tom Sizemore, Tom Arnold, Heather Locklear and Jill Hennessy. The film was not fully released until 2011, when it was released under the new title Game of Life.Her Wicked Ways
Her Wicked Ways (also known as Lethal Charm) is a 1991 American made-for-television thriller-drama film starring Barbara Eden and Heather Locklear. Directed by Richard Michaels and produced by ITC Entertainment, it originally aired on CBS on January 1, 1991.Jack Wagner (actor)
Peter John Wagner II (born October 3, 1959) is an American actor and singer, best known for his roles on the soap operas General Hospital, Santa Barbara, The Bold and the Beautiful, and Melrose Place.LAX (TV series)
LAX is a fictional American television drama set at the Los Angeles International Airport, drawing its name from the airport's IATA airport code, "LAX". The series premiered on September 13, 2004 on NBC, and aired through April 16, 2005.Melrose Place
Melrose Place is an American primetime soap opera that aired on Fox from July 8, 1992 to May 24, 1999, for seven seasons. The show follows the lives of a group of young adults living in an apartment complex called Melrose Place, in West Hollywood, California. The show was created by Darren Star for Fox and executive produced by Aaron Spelling for his company, Spelling Television. It was the second series in the Beverly Hills, 90210 franchise. Season one and season two were broadcast on Wednesday at 9 p.m., after Beverly Hills, 90210. In 1994, for its third-season premiere, the show moved to Monday at 8 p.m.
The show had many cast changes during the run. Thomas Calabro was the only original cast member to remain on the series throughout its entire run.
The show earned several Golden Globe nominations and placed #51 on Entertainment Weekly's "New TV Classics" list.Models Inc.
Models Inc. is an American prime time soap opera that aired on the Fox television network during the 1994–95 television season. It is the third series in the Beverly Hills, 90210 franchise. Models Inc. revolves around a Los Angeles modeling agency run by Hillary Michaels (Linda Gray), the mother of Melrose Place's Amanda Woodward (Heather Locklear). The series was created by Frank South and Charles Pratt Jr., and executive produced by Aaron Spelling, South, Pratt, and E. Duke Vincent. Models Inc. is the only series in the Beverly Hills, 90210 franchise not to receive a DVD release to date.Rich Men, Single Women
Rich Men, Single Women is a 1990 American made-for-television romantic comedy film directed by Elliot Silverstein.T. J. Hooker
T. J. Hooker is an American police drama television program starring William Shatner in the title role as a 15-year veteran police sergeant. The series premiered as a mid-season replacement on March 13, 1982, on ABC and ran on the network until May 4, 1985. The show was then picked up for a further single season by CBS.
The supporting cast includes Adrian Zmed as rookie Officer Vince Romano; April Clough as Officer Vicki Taylor (Season 1 only), replaced by Heather Locklear as rookie Officer Stacy Sheridan (season 2 onwards); and Richard Herd as Captain Dennis Sheridan, portraying officers in the fictional "LCPD" Police Department Academy Precinct. Toward the end of the show's second season, James Darren became a regular cast member as Officer Jim Corrigan.The Big Slice
The Big Slice is a 1991 American and Canadian comedy film directed by John Bradshaw. This film starring Casey Siemaszko, Leslie Hope, Louis Ferreira, Kenneth Welsh and Heather Locklear in the lead roles.The Perfect Man
The Perfect Man is a 2005 American romantic comedy film directed by Mark Rosman and written by Gina Wendkos. It stars Hilary Duff, Heather Locklear, Ben Feldman and Chris Noth. Shooting for the film began in May 2004. The film received mostly negative reviews from critics, although the film was a box office success.
Teenager Holly Hamilton (Duff) is tired of moving every time her single mom Jean (Locklear) is through with her latest mistake of a man. To prevent her mother from making another bad decision, Holly has an idea: create a secret admirer who is the perfect man. However, things spin out of control and Holly has to improvise.The Return of Swamp Thing
The Return of Swamp Thing is a 1989 American superhero film based on the DC Comics' character of the same name. Directed by Jim Wynorski, it is a sequel to the 1982 film Swamp Thing, having a lighter tone than its predecessor. The film has a main title montage that consists of comic book covers set to Creedence Clearwater Revival's "Born on the Bayou", and features Dick Durock and Louis Jourdan reprising their roles as Swamp Thing and Anton Arcane respectively, along with Sarah Douglas and Heather Locklear.Too Close to Home (TV series)
Too Close to Home is an American television drama series, created, executive produced, written and directed by Tyler Perry that debuted on TLC on August 22, 2016. It is the first scripted series for TLC. TLC renewed the show for a second season on September 1, 2016, which premiered on January 4, 2017. Reruns of the show often aired on the OWN network where all of Tyler Perry's other shows regularly air.
On November 2, 2017, it was confirmed that the show had been cancelled and would not be renewed for a third season.Uptown Girls
Uptown Girls is a 2003 American comedy-drama film directed by Boaz Yakin, who was working from a screenplay which Julia Dahl, Mo Ogrodnik and Lisa Davidowitz had adapted from the story by Allison Jacobs. It stars Brittany Murphy as a 22-year-old living a charmed life as the daughter of a famous rock and roll musician. Dakota Fanning, Heather Locklear, Marley Shelton, Donald Faison and Jesse Spencer also feature in the film.