Malibu Country

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  • TV-PG
  • 2012
  • 1 Season
  • 6.1  (1,953)

In the year 2012, ABC premiered a sitcom titled "Malibu Country" which starred Reba McEntire, the country music superstar. The show was created by Kevin Abbott and was produced by his own company, Kevin & Rebecca Productions alongside ABC Studios. The show revolves around the character of Reba Gallagher, played by McEntire, who is a country singer-songwriter living in Nashville, Tennessee. Reba discovers that her husband, Bobby Gallagher, has been cheating on her with both of their neighbors. As a result, Reba files for divorce and seeks to continue her singing career. However, she discovers that Bobby, who was also her manager, has squandered all her earnings. Reba gets a chance to move her family to Malibu, California, where her mother Lillie Mae, played by Lily Tomlin, has a house. She must adapt to living in a new place with her children, Cash and June, played by Justin Prentice and Juliette Angelo, respectively.

Reba and her children move in with her mother, who is an alcoholic and a pot smoker. Lillie Mae also has a questionable past that comes back to haunt her in certain episodes. Nevertheless, she loves her family and tries to help them in any way she can. She has a neighbor, Kim Sallinger, played by Sara Rue, who is a bit of a busybody and often makes unwanted visits.

Reba also has a new neighbor, Geoffrey, played by Jai Rodriguez. Geoffrey is a gay real estate agent who is professionally successful but is unlucky when it comes to his love life. He becomes Reba's friend and confidant, and the two share a great bond throughout the show. Additionally, Reba's other neighbor is the ambitious and successful music producer, Mr. Bata, played by Jeffrey Nordling. He offers Reba a chance to record new music, which she gladly accepts, and they become professional partners.

The show manages to balance the challenges of living in a new place, making new friends and career goals all at once. Reba juggles being a mother to her two children, taking care of her mother, and trying to restart her music career. She also finds herself at the center of various community activities in Malibu, such as the annual fashion show, which provides many comic and not-so-comic moments.

In conclusion, Malibu Country is a light-hearted show that appeals to all ages. It highlights the importance of family, friends, and community while simultaneously showcasing the struggles of restarting one's career. The chemistry between the lead cast is perfect, and the supporting cast delivers top-notch performances. Malibu Country ran for one season on ABC, consisting of 18 episodes, before being canceled in May 2013 due to low viewership. However, the show still manages to leave a lasting positive impression on its viewers who have continued to watch it on streaming platforms.

Malibu Country is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (18 episodes). The series first aired on November 2, 2012.

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All You Single Ladies
18. All You Single Ladies
March 22, 2013
In the first season finale, Reba's family plans an online date for her. Although the night doesn't go as planned, she realizes that she may be ready to start dating again.
New Plans
17. New Plans
March 15, 2013
Reba is thrilled about her career opportunities when she finally gets to meet Mr. Bata in person, but her hopes take a hit when he reveals his plans for her.
Marriage Malibu Style
16. Marriage Malibu Style
March 8, 2013
Reba struggles to know if she should tell Kim that her husband gave her an introductory kiss that was a bit too passionate.
Oh Brother
15. Oh Brother
March 1, 2013
Reba's wild brother, Blake, surprises the family when he shows up and invents a hasty plan to turn Lillie Mae's BBQ sauce into a profitable business.
Bowling for Mama
14. Bowling for Mama
February 22, 2013
Reba, June and Cash compete to give Lillie Mae the ultimate birthday gift, but when her wish is for Reba to bowl for her league's opposing team, things become fierce.
Babies Having Babies
13. Babies Having Babies
February 15, 2013
Reba and Lillie Mae put their weekend plans on the back burner when their neighbor makes a confession that causes quite a commotion.
Adventures in Babysitting
12. Adventures in Babysitting
February 8, 2013
In an effort to maintain her deal with the record label, Reba agrees to collaborate with superstar bad girl singer Shauna, who moves into her home to become better acquainted.
Based on a True Story
11. Based on a True Story
February 1, 2013
When Reba discovers Cash is struggling to write a one-act play for an English project, she advises him to use his own life and write what he knows. But Reba's advice may come back to haunt her.
Easy Money
10. Easy Money
January 18, 2013
June lands the coveted meeting with Mr. Bata that Reba has been pouring her efforts in to secure. Meanwhile, Lillie Mae and Kim discover Cash's innate ability to make winning horseracing picks.
Cold Shower
9. Cold Shower
January 11, 2013
Reba takes it upon herself to host Kim's baby shower. Sage, Kim's stepson, is filming the celebration which gets Reba in a pinch after she says some rude things about Kim, not knowing the camera is recording her. June is conflicted with her crush on Sage. Lillie Mae assists Cash in getting noticed by a group of Miss All-American Teen Pageant girls.
Push Comes to Shove
8. Push Comes to Shove
January 4, 2013
Reba finds out that June's school has dropped its music program, so she tries to get all the music committee moms to bring the program back.
Merry Malibu Christmas
7. Merry Malibu Christmas
December 14, 2012
Reba is determined to hold a traditional Christmas celebration.
Bro Code
6. Bro Code
December 7, 2012
Reba tries to get info on Bobby's past from his ex-bandmate, but he refuses to break the "bro-code."
Not With My Daughter
5. Not With My Daughter
November 30, 2012
Reba gets jealous when her daughter starts opening up to Kim rather than her.
Cash's Car
4. Cash's Car
November 23, 2012
Reba is ticked off when her ex-husband Bobby arrives for Cash's birthday and surprises him with a brand new sports car, despite Reba's intentions to teach their son a lesson about earning a car.
Shell Games
3. Shell Games
November 16, 2012
Reba is excited that Geoffrey was able to get Mr. Bata to agree to have one of her songs recorded, but is upset that he wants to use a rapper instead of her.
Baby Steps
2. Baby Steps
November 9, 2012
Kim and Lillie Mae convince Reba into going on a blind date. June has some boy trouble.
Pilot
1. Pilot
November 2, 2012
In the series premiere, Reba decides to leave her unfaithful husband and takes her kids and mother to Malibu to start a new life.
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Where to Watch Malibu Country
Malibu Country is available for streaming on the ABC website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Malibu Country on demand at Amazon, Vudu, Google Play and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    November 2, 2012
  • IMDB Rating
    6.1  (1,953)