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A behind the scenes view of the 2000 presidential election between George W. Bush and Al Gore and the voting scandal that ensued in Florida, forcing them to recount the votes.
Update of "The Patty Duke Show," which aired on ABC from 1963 to 1966, about a pair of identical-twin cousins, Patty and Cathy Lane, both played by Patty Duke. Three decades later, Patty still spends her days at Brooklyn Heights High School where she is now a drama teacher. She is divorced from high
Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning play of the same name by Mary Chase about gentle but eccentric Elwood P. Dowd's friendship with a white rabbit who is over six feet tall and invisible. Elwood's sister Veta, concerned with finding the right husband for her daughter Mertyle Mae, is frustrated by El
Set in the not-too-distant future, the Governor of Idaho decides to close his state''s borders when a planeload of orphaned refugees from Pakistan are heading that way. Fed up with immigration policies that have transformed the nation into a tumultuous melting pot, the Governor vows to keep the American way of life intact and even threatens to secede from the Union if the federal government responds to his blockade with force. The White House responds with a 67-hour deadline for lifting the blockade. As anarchy reigns in the streets, a news service goes behind the scenes to cover what could be the news event of the century.
A couple's marriage falls apart after the accidental death of their young son. The father, a succesful lawyer, has moved on with his life, but his wife, Olivia, still spends all of her days in mourning. They reexamine their relationship when they become involved in the murder case of the young son o
Two teenagers, one black and one white, start a nightclub to showcase their rock 'n' roll singing talents but are challenged by conservative leaders of the community.
A television movie based on the real-life experiences of Sis Levin, the wife of CNN reporter Jerry Levin, who was taken hostage in Lebanon by Shiite fundamentalists in 1984, and her struggle to free him.
Kid ''N'' Play leave their neighborhood and enter the world of adulthood and higher education. Play attempts to get rich quick in the music business while Kid faces the challenges of college.
An orphaned nine-year-old and his aging grandmother disappear to avoid authorities who believe that she can no longer care for him.
A mysterious murder takes place in a prisoner of war camp in a small town in Colorado during World War II. A local lawyer with a son fighting in Europe is coerced into defending a German POW accused of murdering the local man, who was also the lawyer's friend.
A movie pilot sequel to the "Dobie Gillis" series which ran on CBS from 1959-1963. The film focuses on the original characters 20 years later, with Dobie now wed to Zelda, his high school sweetheart, and introduces the new character of Georgie, the Gillis' 17-year-old son. Dobie and Zelda are tryi
The drama focuses on Sam Houston''s life before Texas'' independence, and his involvement in the Texas rebellion against Mexico, who was twice President of Texas, then its senator and governor.
Andy Griffith's greatly-admired portrayal of a man whose alcoholism has a devastating effect not only on his professional life but on his family as well was the driving force behind this drama by Joyce Rebeta-Burditt, herself a recovered alcoholic whose novel "The Cracker Factory" had become a TV mo
Madeleine Stowe is a doctor framed for malpractice following the death of a patient, an influential congressman. Convinced of her diagnosis she sets out on her own medical investigation only to stumble onto a secret organization of beautiful women conspiring to take over the government. Actor Paul M
A burned-out instructor at an overcrowded high school is convinced by a rebellious student and an idealistic lawyer to join the fight for quality education.
Four separate stories in one movie. First a racist businessman gets the tables turned on him when he is transported back in time to being persued by Nazis in 1940s France, becomes an African-American at a KKK rally in the 1950s South, and and then a Vietnamese in 1960s Vietnam. The second story centers around an old man who makes the wishes of residents at a retirement home come true when he transforms them into youthful versions of themselves. In the third story a young woman on the road gives a ride to a little boy and ends up trapped with other people in an alternate reality created by the boy''s imagination. And in the final story a man on a plane sees, but cannot convince anyone else that a mysterious creature is on the outside wing of the plane trying to sabotage the aircraft.
Musician David Soul, scanning the tower opposite his through binoculars from the living room of his plush Chicago lakeside complex, finds an alluring woman, Pam Dawber, watching him through a telescope, and soon the two discover that their voyeuristic game has been joined by someone else who is watc
This valentine to the Philadelphia socialite who hit it big in show business before giving up her career to marry Monaco's Prince Rainier in 1956 reportedly had Princess Grace's blessing, as well as her participation and input, until her death from a stroke and an automobile accident in September, 1
A satellite that is orbiting the earth collides with a UFO, which crashes in the United States. The President, in the midst of his re-election campaign, is determined to conceal the revelation that a craft full of alien bodies is in the U. S., so the ship and it's deceased crew are concealed in Hang
An ambitious production of questionable accuracy spanning the rise and fall of Senator Joseph R. McCarthy as uncovered by a fictional veteran newsman and the ambitious young lady investigative reporter assigned to assist him. Emmy Awards went to Burgess Meredith for his portrayal of Joseph Welch and
The fifteen-year-old daughter of a cocktail waitress goes to the big city to become a prostitute when she can't find legitimate work.
A student discovers the key to super strength by mixing chemicals with his breakfast cereal.
A bachelor has high hopes when he takes out a girl whose computer dating card reads suggestively "Anything goes." But when he learns that nothing goes, he hauls her into court for breach of promise.
A juror in a murder case comes to the conclusion that the wrong man is on trial, and then finds her own life threatened by the real killer -- her husband.
Sentimental World War II tale (by Herman "Summer of '42" Raucher) of a small-town Connecticut family with four boys in combat, oozing with warmth and innocence, and shining with the performance of Jack Warden as the live-in bachelor uncle.
Two veteran truckers are hired to haul a top-secret cargo from Los Angeles to Houston and are challenged by a series of hijacking attempts by a group who will stop at nothing to prevent delivery.
A band of small-time crooks accidentally steals the mob''''s money.
In this reworking of "The Judge and Jake Wyler" (1972), a judge-turned-detective and her ex-con associate go in search of $750,000 in bank robbery loot. Lee Grant and Lou Antonio step into the roles previously created by Bette Davis and Doug McClure.
A government undercover agent, out to smash a crime ring, finds himself in the middle of a mob war in this pilot for a proposed new version of the old TV series "Tightrope" (1959-60) that had made a star of Mike Connors.
Based on trial of Father Daniel Berrigan and eight other Vietnam War protesters who burned draft records, this film examines the motives of war protesters of the time.
An escape artist and his sidekick/assistant attempt to rescue a kidnapped scientist and thwart a dastardly plan to rule the world in this unsuccessful pilot to a proposed series.
Forbin is the designer of an incredibly sophisticated computer that will run all of America's nuclear defenses. Shortly after being turned on, it detects the existence of Guardian, the Soviet counterpart, previously unknown to US Planners. Both computers insist that they be linked, and after taking safeguards to preserve confidential material, each side agrees to allow it. As soon as the link is established the two become a new Super computer and threaten the world with the immediate launch of nuclear weapons if they are detached. Colossus begins to give it's plans for the management of the world under it's guidance. Forbin and the other scientists form a technological resistance to Colossus which must operate underground.
A problem student accidentally mind melds with a super computer.
A beautiful widow enlists three cowboys to help her unearth money her husband stole from the U.S. Mint.
An Oregon ranchhand finds that his mountain cabin has been appropriated by a woman and her son.
A race car driver tries to outrun the beautiful tax auditor out to settle his account.
Wyatt Earp tracks down the survivors of the Clanton Gang after the gunfight at the O.K. Corral.
A black police detective from the North forces a bigoted Southern sheriff to accept his help with a murder investigation.
A modern-day cowboy defies the law in order to live a free man.
Admiral William F. Halsey fights to turn the tide against the Japanese during World War II.
A man and woman carry their feud over the telephone line they share into their real lives.
A group of beatniks unwittingly harbor a serial rapist.
Rival cattlemen join forces to fight off outlaws.
A teenage girl gets pregnant by her boyfirend and, together, they decide to get an abortion. Their parents find out and try to convince them to marry and keep the child.
A veteran returns home to deal with family secrets and small-town scandals.
A mad bomber holds an innocent family hostage.
A submarine commander is forced to blow up a Japanese prison ship carrying his family.
A newsman falls for the wife of a barnstorming pilot whose work he's covering.
A divorced man fights for custody of his son when his ex-wife remarries.
When he mysteriously starts shrinking, a man finds a new world of danger in everyday creatures.
A southern belle fights to survive slavery after learning her mother was black.
After a wild night, wealthy Michael Reston's adulterous wife Charleen comes home with her ripe young body barely concealed by a dress in rags; murder results. Top defense lawyer J.G. Blane, whose own marriage exists in name only, arrives in Desert View, Nevada to find the townsfolk and politically powerful Sheriff Hoak distinctly hostile to the Restons. In due course, Blane discovers he's been "taken for a ride," and that quiet desert communities can be deadly...
A strange black meteor crashes near the town of San Angelo and litters the countryside with fragments. When a storm exposes these fragments to water, they grow into skyscraper-sized monoliths which then topple and shatter into thousands of pieces that grow into monoliths themselves and repeat the process. Any humans in the way are crushed or turned into human statues. The citizens of San Angelo desperately try to save themselves and the world from the spreading doom.
A modern sheriff investigates the town boss''''s efforts to cover up a brutal crime.
Satan and the spirit of mankind contend for the future of humanity.
A young woman marries into a corrupt oil family then falls for her husband''''s best friend.
In the lawless Oregon country of 1842, local magnate Gerald Montgomery decrees that any unattached woman belongs to the first taker. Dan Kirby is lynched, starting a stampede to claim his half-Indian wife Paca. Trouble starts with the local tribe, but worse is in store when Dan's tough brother Tex rides in. The zeal of Montgomery's men to protect him from Tex is tempered by their lust for Hannah, who'd be his widow.
The legendary hero fights to reconcile a developer with the Natives whose land he wants to mine.
A peaceful Quaker family's sanctity is tested during the Civil War.
A young woman's devotion to her racehorse creates romantic problems.
Two brothers enrolled at the U.S. Naval Academy fall in love with the same girl.
Capt. Harper's cavalry patrol returns to the fort to find it besieged by Ute Indians. The apparent cause is the recapture of Army traitor Brett Halliday, who deserted to the Utes in a previous war; but Brett has a different story. With capture imminent, the only chance for the surviving men (and one woman) is to boat down a wild, uncharted river, where Harper and Halliday must pull together, like it or not.
Vicious gangster Vincent Canelli pulls off a daring prison escape just moments before going to the electric chair, taking with him Peter Manning - a bank robber and cop killer who was to die right after him. Taking several hostages along, they try to get their hands on the loot from Manning's robbery to finance their escape from the country.
When he''''s transferred to Alaska, a brash pilot tries to stop his ex-wife from remarrying.
A prisoner leads his counterparts in a protest for better living conditions which turns violent and ugly.
A spy programs an experimental super-computer to kill.
A group of confederate prisoners escape to Canada and plan to rob the banks and set fire to the small town of Saint Albans in Vermont. To get the lie of the land, their leader spends a few days in the town and finds he is getting drawn into its life and especially into that of an attractive widow and her son.
Federal agents fight to destroy a colony of mutated giant ants.
Anthony Dexter, Eva Gabor, Alan Hale, Jr., James Seay, Richard Karlan, Lyle Talbot, John Crawford. When Captain Kidd is reprieved from the gallows by a greedy nobelman who wants to know the location of his buried treasure, he sets off across the seven seas with faithful slave girl Eva Gabor in tow.
An FBI Agent takes on the three unrelated cases of a dead agent to track down his killer.
A crooked detective masterminds a robbery then fights to keep his money.
As projected here, a thinly-disguised NASA, working with nuclear rockets, is ready for manned flights in the mid-fifties...but Dr. Ralph Harrison doesn't think so, and resigns in protest. Colleague Prof. Nordstrom promptly enlists his aid in developing an alternative robot Spaceman! Naturally, foreign spies are keenly interested... Uses documentary footage of early space research.
When a commercial airliner develops engine trouble, the passengers and crew think back on the lives they could be losing soon.
A cantor's son goes against family tradition to become a popular singer.
A 17th-century Caribbean port rumored to have frequented by pirates rises from the ocean floor, where it came to rest after an earthquake many years before. A scientist wants to study it, some thugs want the treasure alleged to be stored there, a bunch of mutated giant crabs living there attack them all.
In the spring of 1945, World War II is coming to a close. Roger Halyard (Leo Genn), a dignified, strait-laced Englishmen, lives on a South Sea atoll with his three daughters, Gloria (Dorothy Bromley), Hester (Audrey Dalton) and Violet (Joan Elan), along with the housekeeper, Thelma (Elsa Lancaster), who has raised the girls since childhood. Other than their father, the girls have never seen another man. Halyard is informed that 1500 U.S. Marines will soon arrive to establish an air base on the island. Halyard is rather apprehensive over the prospect of his daughters, who have never met another man, being thrown together with 1500 Marines who haven't seen a woman in months.
Three old friends reunite during Mardi Gras and try to forget their problems.
During World War II, David Simms pilots supplies between India and China over the Himalaya Mountains. One day he's forced to miss a flight and is replaced by his friend, Bill March. March's plane is lost en route and Simms feels guilty. Back in America he meets March's widow, Elaine. They marry and then both travel to Tibet to learn more about March's fate and about a mysterious Tibetan mask which has come into their possession.
A silent-screen swashbuckler finds love while trying to adjust to the coming of sound.
A playboy hands control of his dwindling fortune to a pretty girl.
A woman harbors a deadly secret when her husband brings home a child she injured in a hit-and-run accident.
Five people are sitting in a New York bar with a mysterious Mr. Ohman, when they hear the news that the godless Communists are invading the good ol' U.S. of A. The five rush off to various sections of the country to do their part to stop the invasion, when an A-bomb crashes down upon Manhattan.
A space visitor uses hypnotic powers to enslave a Scottish island.
LaRochelle, a former pirate captain, is caught by the British. To get his ship back, he works as a spy against other pirates, first of all Blackbeard and Providence. He works on some ships, crossing the Caribbean sea, with the intention of being enchained, when a pirate ship is in sight, to make them believe he's an enemy of the British. One day, his ship is conquered by Captain Providence. What nobody knew before, Providence is a (beautiful, of course) woman. She believes his story and so he joins her crew. But Blackbeard, her fatherly friend, doesn't believe him. Providence and LaRochelle fall in love, although he is married. When LaRochelle tries to deliver her to the British, she forebodes the trap, kidnaps his wife and escapes. As for revenge, she wants to sell his wife on a slave-market. LaRochell gets his ship and his crew back and follows her. ...
An idealistic small-town reporter tries to fight corruption.
A defense attorney jeopardizes his career to save his client.
A young Union soldier fights to atone for a moment of cowardice during the Civil War.
Two con artists join forces and pose as brother and sister. He then meets rich widows through the "personals" sections of newspapers, marries them, and both kill the widows for their money.
A mother attempts to protect her murderous daughter.
Showmen try to exploit a giant ape raised by an orphan.
An Irish rascal and inveterate gambler uses his considerable skills at the gaming tables of New Orleans to become fabulously rich.
Portrait of actor Patty Duke.
Celebrities help to fulfill the wishes of children and their families from specially selected letters that were written to Santa and found in the dead letter bins at the U.S. Postal Service. Also showcases stories by everyday people who have been touched by the spirit of Christmas.
A rabbi teaches three teenage boys about tolerance after they spray paint anti-Semitic statements on his home, a neighbor's car and the local synagogue.
Satirical examination of Hollywood and its exploition of sex, violence and other issues for ratings and profit.
A telecast of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (ATAS) sixth annual Television Academy Hall of Fame induction ceremony, honoring individuals who have made lasting contributions to the television industry. The program also features footage chronicaling the careers of the inductees.
The program explores comedy via film clips of comedians at work.
The story of James Bevis, an eccentric young man who is loved by everyone and watched over by J. Hardy Hempstead, his guardian angel. Broadcast as a segment of "The Twilight Zone," although it was originally written as the pilot for a potential series.
The exploits of Ward Pendleton, an examiner for a chain of banks, as he travels throughout the Old West. The pilot episode relates Ward's efforts to recover the stolen assets of a small town bank. ("The Man From Denver" was the proposed series title.)
The story of Lamar Kendall, a self-appointed judge, and his attempts to uphold the law in the town of Arroyo, New Mexico. In the pilot episode, Kendall attempts to help a wounded woman who claims her wagon train was attacked by Indians.
A television adaptation of the 1930 play by Rudolf Besier. The story of the meeting, courtship, and marriage of poets Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning. (The title refers to Elizabeth's home on Wimpole Street in London.)
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
A two-part miniseries based on a true story. Set in Indiana in the 1920s, the story concerns a young woman who becomes a victim of the terrorist activities of the Ku Klux Klan. She eventually dies at the hands of charismatic political boss and Grand Dragon David Stephenson. The ensuing investigation
A 12-part miniseries continuing Herman Wouk's epic two-volume saga which began with "The Winds of War." The first 17-hour installment begins one week after Pearl Harbor. The family of career naval officer Captain Victor "Pug" Henry is scattered around the globe. Pug and his son, Byron, are fighting
The Watergate crisis as viewed by John Dean and his wife Maureen, based on their respective personal accounts, and distilled into an eight-hour drama with all of the political figures of the day parading by. Sheen, whose gamut of political portrayals has run from Robert Kennedy (in "The Missiles of
Eisenhower the military man is the focus of this TV miniseries, his relationship with the other wartime leaders, and, very discreetly, his personal relationship with his driver, Kay Summersby. "Ike" came up with five Emmy Award nominations: Outstanding Cinematography (Part 2), Outstanding Film Editi
A lavish fourth filming of the classic novel of New England family life in the 1860s (previously made in 1919, 1933 and 1949), and the sixth (at least) TV presentation, sparking a weekly series that began in January 1979. Dorothy McGuire, playing Marmee here and in the series, had been scheduled to
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
The two American families introduced in the miniseries "North and South" -- the Hazards of Pennsylvania and the Mains of South Carolina -- are swept into the ferocious conflict and turbulent passions of the Civil War in this six-part, twelve-hour miniseries. The story plunges the Mains, South Caroli
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
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