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Modern Men is an American television sitcom that premiered March 17, 2006 on The WB.[1] The series stars Eric Lively, Josh Braaten, and Max Greenfield as three single men and lifelong friends, who hire a life coach to help them with their love lives. Wendie Malick played the life coach in the pilot episode, but when her series Jake in Progress was renewed, the role was recast with Jane Seymour. Marla Sokoloff and George Wendt (Cheers) are also part of the cast.

Modern Men
Genre Sitcom
Created by Ross McCall
Aaron Peters
Marsh McCall
Starring Eric Lively
Josh Braaten
Max Greenfield
Jane Seymour
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 7
Executive producer(s) Jerry Bruckheimer
Jonathan Littman
Marsh McCall
Camera setup Multi-camera
Running time 30 minutes
Production company(s) Jerry Bruckheimer Television
Marsh McCall Productions
Warner Bros. Television
Original network The WB
Original release March 17 (2006-03-17) – April 28, 2006 (2006-04-28)

The series was created by writers Ross McCall and Aaron Peters.[2] It is the first situation comedy by executive producer Jerry Bruckheimer.[2] The show was canceled due to a lack of time slots from the merger of The WB and UPN that created the new network The CW.


Cast and charactersEdit


No. Title Directed by Written by Original air date
1"Pilot"James WiddoesRoss McCall & Aaron Peters & Marsh McCallMarch 17, 2006 (2006-03-17)
2"The Breakup"Terry HughesRoss McCall & Aaron PetersMarch 24, 2006 (2006-03-24)
3"Sexual Healing"Terry HughesCraig DoyleMarch 31, 2006 (2006-03-31)
4"Timmy, Can You Hear Me?"Terry HughesMike TeverbaughApril 7, 2006 (2006-04-07)
5"Kyle Dates Up"Terry HughesBonnie KallmanApril 14, 2006 (2006-04-14)
6"The Homewrecker"Terry HughesJohn MankiewiczApril 21, 2006 (2006-04-21)
7"Give 'Til You Learn"Terry HughesMiriam TrogdonApril 28, 2006 (2006-04-28)


  1. ^ Stanley, Alessandra (April 28, 2006). "Sensitive New Age Guys in Training". The New York Times. pp. E1. Retrieved 16 December 2009. 
  2. ^ a b Bianco, Robert (April 28, 2006). "Neanderthals could out-joke 'Modern Men'". USA Today. Retrieved 16 December 2009. 

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