The Hicks - A New Situation Comedy Pilot on YouTube

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11 minute situation comedy pilot stars Crystal Hunt, Tom Pelphrey, Catherine Hickland and other veteran Hollywood actors and actresses.

YouTube is coming of age. It should come as no surprise that now even veteran independent TV show producers are testing out their skills and creating pilots and using the YouTube audience to evaluate the online success to spot a winner for possible shows.

Case in point -- Take a look at The Hicks.

This 11 minute pilot looks inside the southern born and bred household of Vern, Violet, and their young and beautiful daughter Lola Hick (played by Crystal Hunt) before and during the time they are uprooted and forced to relocate to New York City to support Lola's developing television career ...

The Hicks sitcom video

Starring Crystal Hunt, Tom Pelphrey, Shuler Hensley, Catherine Hickland, Sonya Eddy, David Naughton, Kim Chesser and Two-Foot Fred.

It's a modern day Beverly Hillbilly's adventure filled with campy romance, growing pains humor, and North vs. South cultural clichés. This very funny video short showcases the talents of a wonderful cast of Hollywood veterans.

Will it be a success? You be the judge and cast your vote.

More about the cast:

Shuler Hensley -- Van Helsing, The Legend of Zorro, Someone Like You ... 2002 on, Tony Award est Actor for his role as Jud Fry in "Oklahoma!" 1999 Won, Laurence Olivier Theater Award est Supporting Performance for his role as Jud Fry in "Oklahoma!"

Crystal Hunt - Sydney White, Guiding Light, The Derby Stallion 2005

Catherine Hickland - One Life to Live, Loving The City

Sonya Eddy - Matchstick Men, Barbershop, Coach Carter

Tom Pelphrey - Guiding Light 2006, Won Daytime Emmy Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series for Guiding Light (1952)

Two-Foot Fred (Fred Gill) - Big & Rich, Muzik Mafia, Grilling Bobby Hicks, Muzik Mafia TV

Marj Dusay - Guiding Light, All My Children, Santa Barbara 1995 Nominated, Daytime Emmy, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for Guiding Light (1952)

David Naughton - An American Werewolf in London, Midnight Madness, Hot Dog... The Movie

Kimberly Chesser -

Martino Caputo - Law & Order (1 episode, 2008)


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