Counter Culture (TV pilot)
|Written by||Stephnie Weir|
|Directed by||Ted Wass|
|Country of origin||United States|
|Running time||30 minutes|
Sony Pictures Television
The pilot follows three aging sisters running their family diner together in West Texas. ABC ordered the pilot on January 30, 2012. The ensemble cast includes Kerri Kenney, Delta Burke and Emmy Award winning actresses Margo Martindale and Doris Roberts. The pilot was directed by Ted Wass. The pilot was not picked up for production by ABC for the 2012–13 TV schedule.
- Kerri Kenney as Billie Haynes, a youngest sister, the baby of the family — an aging party girl who doesn’t realize that her best days are behind her.
- Delta Burke as Nonie Hayes
- Margo Martindale as Joyce Cox, the bossy eldest sister, the glue of the family and the rock, who is also a cancer survivor.
- Doris Roberts as Aunt Lee
- Luis Guzmán as Alonzo Gonzales
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