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M.Y.O.B. (also known as Mind Your Own Business)[1] is an American comedy series starring Katharine Towne and Lauren Graham. The series premiered June 6, 2000, on NBC.[2] Eight episodes were produced, but only four were aired by NBC.

Also known asMind Your Own Business
Created byDon Roos
StarringKatharine Towne
Lauren Graham
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes8 (4 unaired)
Executive producer(s)Don Roos
Ann Donahue
Camera setupSingle-camera
Running time22 minutes
Production company(s)Charade Productions
NBC Studios
Original networkNBC
Original releaseJune 6 (2000-06-06) –
June 27, 2000 (2000-06-27)


Cast and charactersEdit

  • Katharine Towne as Riley Veatch, a teen runaway from Akron, Ohio, who is searching for her birth mother.
  • Colin Mortensen as A.J. Swartz
  • Lauren Graham as Opal Marie Brown, Riley's aunt and the assistant principal at Gossett High School.
  • Paul Fitzgerald as Mitch Levitt
  • Amanda Detmer as Lisa Overbeck


The pilot episode, filmed in early 1999, stars Nicki Aycox, with Elizabeth Perkins as the aunt.[3]


The first two episodes of the series are registered with the United States Copyright Office.[4]

No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateProd.
1"The Bad Seed"Bryan GordonTBAJune 6, 2000 (2000-06-06)63501
2"Boys in the Band"Bryan GordonTBAJune 13, 2000 (2000-06-13)63502
3"French Connection"TBATBAJune 20, 2000 (2000-06-20)63503
4"Basic Instinct"Stephen CraggMarc DubeJune 27, 2000 (2000-06-27)63504
5"The Paper Chase"TBATBAUnaired63505
6"Coming to America"TBATBAUnaired63506
7"Out of Africa"TBATBAUnairedTBA
8"Arms Akimbo"TBATBAUnairedTBA


  1. ^ Don Roos, Ann Donahue (2000). M.Y.O.B (TV drama episode, Opening sequence). USA: NBC.
  2. ^ Rosenberg, Howard (June 6, 2000). "Edgy Humor Shows Promise in NBC's Uneven 'M.Y.O.B.'". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2009-07-02.
  3. ^ Flynn, Gillian (April 9, 1999). "Family Ties". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 2009-07-02.
  4. ^ From the United States Copyright Office catalog: "Public Catalog - Copyright Catalog (1978 to present) - Basic Search [search: "MYOB"]". United States Copyright Office. Retrieved 2017-09-14.

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