Hellcats is a drama television cheerleading series airing on The CW. It was created by Tom Welling (Smallville) and Kevin Murphy. The pilot stars Aly Michalka and Ashley Tisdale and revolves around a college girl from the wrong side of the tracks who, after losing her scholarship because of budget cutbacks and her mother's chronic irresponsibility, joins the Hellcats, the college's competitive cheerleading team. The series premiered in 2010 and got picked up for a full season.


Alyson Michalka as Marti Perkins, a girl from Memphis, Tennessee that joins the Hellcats at a chance for a continue her education after her mother "goofs up" and loses her scholarship.

Ashley Tisdale as Savannah Munroe the captain of the Hellcats. She initially clashes with Marti, but realizes she is the godsend the Hellcats need to win the championship.

Gail O'Grady as Wanda Perkins, Marti's mother. She is a party girl who never grew up and her antics in the past have publicly humiliated her daughter. She works at a low-level job at a university pub.

Robbie Jones as Lewis Flynn, the Hellcat squad's "base." He tried out for the Hellcats team on a dare by his frat brothers, but instantly became hooked. He dated Alice for a brief period of time and he has an instant attraction to Marti.

Matt Barr as Dan Patch, an unconventionally sexy townie. He is the platonic pal to Marti, but, in reality, is really in love with Savannah

Jeremy Wong as Darwin, a "hunky asian base" with "ripped arms," who is part of the Hellcats Squad.

Heather Hemmens as Alice Verdura, the Hellcat's flyer. Alice is sidelined due to a wrist injury and does not warm up to the idea of Marti replacing her on the squad.

Elena Esovolova as Patty Wedgerman. She is the "base" for the Hellcats. Patty is a rock of support when all around her are melting down.

Sharon Leal as Vanessa Lodge. A 30-something former Hellcat, she is now the team's coach. She clashes with her one-time romance Red Raymond, the school's football coach. Her job is threatened if the Hellcats do not win a championship in its season.

Ben Browder as Red Raymond. He is in his late 30's and is the Lancer's football coach. He banters on-and-off with his former romance Vanessa. He makes a pass on Alice while tending to her injury.

Series overview[]

Season Episodes Season Premiere Season Finale DVD information
DVD Discs Region 1 Region 2 Region 4
1 N/A 2011 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Season 1: 2011[]

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