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Jake, a network war shooter just back from Iraq, is assigned to cover the run-up to the RNC. When he meets and falls in love with Tina Santiago, a young mother widowed after her husband was killed in Iraq, Jake is forced to question his world view. But it is not until he discovers his network has gi
Mob boss Paul Vitti is nearing the end of his term in Sing Sing, and the FBI agents monitoring him are baffled. Day after day they watch as New York''s most notorious gangland figure walks around his cell in a semi-catatonic stupor, occasionally breaking into songs from West Side Story. Is Vitti having a nervous breakdown because of recent threats on his life by a rival family, or is his odd behavior merely a foxy ploy to get him sprung from jail early? The FBI isn''t sure, and neither is his former psychotherapist Ben Sobel, who gets called in to consult on the case. The last time Sobel treated Vitti, he tried to get to the source of his debilitating anxiety attacks, but barely scratched the surface. It will take time to examine the demons still lurking in Vitti''s mind and help put him on the straight and narrow--time that Sobel doesn''t want to give. The truth is, Sobel has problems of his own. His father has just died, plunging him into an identity crisis in both his personal and professional lives. Furthermore, he knows his wife Laura will be furious if he allows the unpredictable Vitti back into their lives. But when Vitti is granted a conditional release into Sobel''s care and custody, becoming his patient again and--even worse--his houseguest, the reluctant psychiatrist finds that he has no choice. In order to get peace back in his life he must help the troubled gangster sort out his psyche, find gainful employment and go straight--which proves easier said than done.
Van Wilder might be starting his seventh year at Coolidge College, but graduation is the furthest thing from his mind. Armed with a personal assistant and a coterie of admirers, Van has reached the status of living legend on campus, throwing bashes that make geeks popular, raising money for charity
A "mockumentary" profiling people who swear they have seen Elvis alive.
Parody about the Y2K computer virus.
Fearless, sophisticated and debonair, Agent WD-40, a.k.a. Steele--Dick Steele, was The Agency''s star spy until he left after his true love, a fellow agent, literally slipped through his fingers during a battle with the evil General Rancor, Steele''s longtime nemesis. Steele is lured back to active service when he receives an urgent message from The Agency''s Director. General Rancor, the megalomaniacal madman presumed dead after losing two limbs in an explosive altercation with Steele fifteen years earlier, is alive! He''s mad as hell--armless--but still dangerous, and Steele is the only man who can get a leg up on him and stop his diabolical scheme for global power. Steele is joined in his pursuit of Rancor by the beautiful, mysterious Agent 3.14, and together they elude Rancor''s henchmen, escape speeding vehicles, avoid booby traps and thwart kidnap attempts (and have time for a little dining and dancing) as they make their way to General Rancor''s lair.
A con artist who can't fathom the idea of an honest day's work, Tom Turner has tried every scam in the book. Then, while trying to pay off a gambling debt, he gets arrested attempting to sell tickets on an airline that hasn't flown since the '80s! Sentenced by a judge to get a job or go to jail, Tom
How do you keep love alive? Unless Steve can find the answer to this quetion, his relationship with Megan could be doomed. Unbeknownst to Steve and Megan, they aren't in his alone. They are being guided and "advised" by one of Cupid's Caseworkers who has been struggling to get Steve and Megan togeth
Based on the character created by Micky Spillane, this movie takes Mike Hammer on a simple missing persons case which turns into a tangle with the Miami police, the FBI and the mob.
A macho, hedonistic photographer seeks out his sexual fantasies at a resort owned by a woman. After submitting himself to sexual slavery, the two fall in love. Meanwhile, two conservative cops have gone undercover to infiltrate the establishment.
A holiday-themed comedy about two parents who run away from home when their teenage son becomes too much to handle. Based on a short film entitled "Missing Parents."
Take off on the "Lethal Weapon" series of films.
Phyllis Nefler, a hoity-toity, out-of-touch Beverly Hills housewife, does little more with her life than go shopping. With her husband wanting a divorce, Phyllis looks for an outlet to make herself useful, and finds it by occupying the open position as leader of her daughter''s "Wilderness Girls" troop, the world''s richest girl scouts. After initially holding camp-outs at the Beverly Hills hotel and earning badges for facials and pricing jewelry, the girls and Phyllis must prove that they truly have survival and leadership skills.
A dumb cop tries to thwart a plot to assassinate Queen Elizabeth.
A lampoon of the Salem witchhunts.
When shy Larry Hubbard finds his girlfriend in bed with another man he is forced to begin a new life as single. But since he can''t bear being on his own he tries to court Iris who is not however interested in him. Larry begins writing a book on his experience as a single which unexpectedly becomes a best seller. He becomes rich and famous and even his relationship with Iris can begin on a new basis.
A dedicated social worker joins forces with a group of senior citizens fighting City Hall to prevent the demolition of their apartment building and falls for the man she meets on a blind date at a punk rock club. She soon learns that he is the building inspector who condemned the seniors' decrepit h
A would-be comic kidnaps a talk-show host to win a guest shot on his show.
High school brother and sister Helen Hunt and Doug McKeon (in this second TV-movie in as many nights) get involved with drugs. Tom Atkins and Diane Ladd are their parents, Diana Scarwid their student counselor, and Sam Bottoms the local pusher. William Windom and Dr. Joyce Brothers are members of th
When God returns to earth, an 11-year-old girl promises to focus the world''s attention on the deity by creating an effective advertising slogan for him. Her new project is not well received by the adults in her life, and she is expelled from school and examined by psychiatrists.
Steve is a struggling actor who gets a job dressing up as the comic book hero Captain Avenger for appearances at book stores and conventions. While in costume, Steve manages to stop a grocery store hold-up, and because he leaves as soon as the police arrive, witnesses take his modest behavior as proof that he is an actual superhero. When the mayor of the city politicizes the situation to help him win the next election, the public turns against Captain Avenger. But after Steve rescues several people from a fire while wearing his street clothes, he becomes a real hero.
The two-part, four-hour sequel to Irwin Shaw's "Rich Man, Poor Man" and the vastly successful miniseries made from it (and the subsequent, less-successful short-lived series, "Rich Man, Poor Man -- Book II," during the 1976-77 season). Moviemaker Gretchen Jordache, the sister not seen in either of t
A scientist doing experiments on a human fetus discovers a method to accelerate the fetus into a mature adult in just a few days. However, the "adult" fetus turns into a homicidal psycho and looks for a new formula to prevent her from aging further.
Special Thanks (feature film)
A pseudo-documentary about a fictional British, first-time director named Alan Smithee who is hired to direct an action film starring Sylvester Stallone, Whoopi Goldberg and Jackie Chan. He hates the film, the budget has ballooned to a whopping $315 million, and he wants to have his name removed, bu
Fifty-one women from each of the states and the District of Columbia vie for the crown of Miss USA 2002 from the Genesis Center in Gary, Indiana.
Coverage of the New York Friars Club roast of Hugh M. Hefner, founder of "Playboy" magazine.
A behind-the-scenes look at television game shows, including "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire," "Twenty One" and "Greed." Winning contestants reveal how they spent their windfalls; contestant coordinators describe what they look for in quiz show contestants; and experts give their opinions on what is
Game show that tests viewers' knowledge about how Americans have exercised their right to have fun. Among the celebrities asking questions and providing answers are Kellie Martin, Miss Piggy, Maya Angelou and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.
Documentary that examines the phenomenon of talk shows. The program takes viewers back to the early days of TV, when talk shows were either daytime "chat shows" full of helpful hints or nighttime celebrity shows with famous people discussing their lives. That simple formula began to change as televi
The story of the Nelsons, the real family behind the idealized TV family of "The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet," the longest-running family situation comedy in television history.
A parody of "A&E's Biography," this ficticious documentary follows the life of Milo, a girl who went from a Midwestern wallflower to icon status during the days of Studio 54 in the 1970s.
Comedy/reality-based special in which people who have romantic "beefs" (or gripes) with other people confront them.
Dr. Joyce Brothers presents a quiz exploring viewers' assumptions about romantic relationships, as well a series of tips for maintaining them.
The third annual entertainment and information special about AIDS, as part of the National Night Against AIDS.
A documentary on the life of Marilyn Monroe.
An information and entertainment special focusing on the fight against AIDS.
Examination of singer/actress Madonna's life. Broadcast live from the Palladium night club in New York City.
The second in a series specials starring actor Barry Humphries portraying the noveau-riche Australian Dame Edna Everage in a spoof of Hollywood talk shows.
Live broadcast of the 66th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade from New York City.
Three-hour live coverage of the 64th edition of the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade from New York City.
A comedy special featuring Robert Schimmel. Taped at Caroline's in New York City.
Live broadcast of the 1990 Miss Teen USA Pageant from the Mississippi Coast Coliseum and Convention Center.
Taped coverage of the fifth annual Soap Opera Digest Awards ceremony honoring the winners chosen by the votes of the magazine's readers in 21 categories of daytime and prime-time serials programming.
The 36th annual telecast of the Miss America Pageant broadcast live from Atlantic City, New Jersey. The theme of this year's pageant is "A Moment of Time." On the telecast, 10 semi-finalists are judged in the talent, evening gown and swimsuit categories. The winner is crowned Miss America 1990.
Three-hour start-to-finish coverage of the 62nd Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.
The 35th annual live telecast of the Miss America Pageant originating from the Convention Hall on the Boardwalk in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
A lighthearted comedy special that attempts to dispel the myths about personality traits of blondes and brunettes.
An hour of music and comedy with George Burns.
The unsold pilot episode for a satirical television newsmagazine series that, set at the newsroom of the "National Snoop," presents unusual news and human interest stories.
A comical salute to Valentine's Day.
Celebrity guests perform in honor of their mothers and mothers eveywhere.
Intrepid Old West U.S. intelligence agents James T. West and Artemus Gordon returned from TV's netherland for one final assignment in the guise of stars Robert Conrad and Ross Martin to do battle with a daffy megalomaniac, played by Jonathan Winters, with the dubious assistance of the arrogant head
Chevy Chase hosts this comedy special which presents sketches designed to test the American sense of humor.
A fast-paced comedy hour featuring new comedy talents. A sequel to "That Thing on ABC."
Dick Clark reviews the popular music of the '50s and '60s.
An hour of comedy with Chevy Chase in his first TV special.
A comical survey of various styles of humor.
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