Scoundrels is an American comedy-drama television series based on the New Zealand TV series Outrageous Fortune created by James Griffin and Rachel Lang about a crime family that tries to go straight when the patriarch goes to prison.
The series aired in the USA on ABC from 20 June to 15 August, 2010. There are eight hour-long episodes in one season.
Scoundrels premiered in South Africa on DStv's M-Net Series channel on Wednesday 10 November 2010, at 19h30, and on DStv's M-Net HD channel on Monday 15 November 2010, at 19h30. New episodes broadcast weekly on both channels.
See "Seasons" below for seasonal broadcast dates and times.
M-Net Series Repeats
Thursdays: 01h30, 07h30, 13h30
Can a family of small-time criminals go legit?
Scoundrels tells the story of the Wests, who are forced to change their lifestyle after the man of the house gets sent to the big house.
Cheryl, loving mother and devoted wife, will do everything she can to keep her family together and on the straight and narrow.
Scoundrels stars Virginia Madsen as Cheryl West; David James Elliott as Wolfgang "Wolf" West; Patrick Flueger as Logan West/Calvin "Cal" West; Leven Rambin as Heather West; Vanessa Marano as Hope West and Carlos Bernard as Sergeant Mack.
Scoundrels is produced by ABC Studios and is based on a New Zealand series entitled Outrageous Fortune. Lyn Greene & Richard Levine (Nip/Tuck) and Francie Calfo serve as executive producers.
John Barnett, whose company, South Pacific Pictures, produces the New Zealand series, is also an executive producer. Co-executive producers are Michael Larkin, Michael Goldstein, Bruce Cervi and John Lansing.
There are eight episodes in one season
Channel: M-Net Series | Premiere: 10 Nov 2010 | Finale: 29 Dec 2010 | Wednesdays, 19h30
Channel: M-Net HD | Premiere: 15 Nov 2010 | Finale: 3 Jan 2011 | Mondays, 19h30