- 4 Seasons
V.I.P. is an American action drama that uses elements of comedy to ridicule the public persona of main star, former Baywatch actress Pamela Anderson. The show was created by J.F. Lawton for his own Lawton Entertainment company; Lawton found fame in Hollywood as the writer of movies, including Pretty Woman and Under Siege. Four seasons of V.I.P. were produced from 1998 to 2002 consisting of 88 episodes all starring Pamela Anderson as Vallery Irons. V.I.P. opens with Vallery Irons, played by Pamela Anderson living a normal life until she saves a celebrity from death and finds herself a minor celebrity in her own right. Because of her new found fame Vallery is offered a job as the face of a bodyguard agency, which also employs a number of guards whe have worked for various secret agencies around the world, including the CIA and KGB. Vallery heads the team, which also features a martial arts expert and computer hacker who use their skills to try and protect celebrities and the rich and powerful. Despite the many skills of the rest of her team Vallery is often the member of the agency who solves a case and brings criminals to justice through accidentaly solving each mystery. V.I.P was initially famous at the time of its release for the large number of guest stars who appeared as those being guarded by Vallery and her team; which included wrestler Steve Austin, chat show host Jay Leno and Jerry Springer. An American German co-production V.I.P. was shown around the world and was nominated for a number of Emmy's in the U.S.