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Married People is an ABC network sitcom series created by Prudence Fraser & Robert Sternin.

The show aired from September 18, 1990 to March 16, 1991, lasting for one season & 18 episodes.

It was produced by Sternin & Fraser Ink, Inc. and Columbia Pictures Television.


The series followed three couples living in the same building in New York City in different stages of their relationships.


  • Ray Aranha as Nick Williams
  • Barbara Montgomery as Olivia Williams
  • Jay Thomas as Russell
  • Bess Armstrong as Elizabeth Meyer
  • Chris Young as Allen Campbell
  • Megan Gallivan as Cindy Campbell

Broadcast History

"Married People" was critically acclaimed, but garnered low ratings, particularly after the outbreak of the Persian Gulf War, news coverage of which caused the show to be frequently pre-empted.

The series was cancelled in March of 1991, but it was rerun in August and September of that year just prior to the beginning of the 1991–92 schedule.


Year Award Result Category Recipient
1991 Emmy Award Won Outstanding Technical Direction/Camera/Video for a Series Marty Brown, Dave Owen, Rich Rose, Marvin Shearer, Mark Warshaw, and Jerry Weiss
For episode "Dance Ten, Friends Zero"