Style and Substance (television) Half-hour television series, which debuted on CBS on January 5, 1998, and ended on September 9, 1998. Chelsea Stevens has written books and produced videotapes on home decorating and entertaining, and even has her own television show. She lives in an efficiently ordered world, totally oblivious to the chaotic and hysterical reality surrounding her. Jane Sokol comes onboard as the new manager of Chelsea’s business enterprises, and they collide on an almost daily basis. Stars Jean Smart (Chelsea Stevens), Nancy McKeon (Jane Sokol), Heath Hyche (Terry), Linda Kash (Trudy), Joseph Maher (Mr. John), Alan Autry (Earl).