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Joe, a struggling rancher, strives to emerge from the shadow of his harsh upbringing and make a better life for himself and his family. When his business ideas falter, Joe is afraid that he is going to lose his wife, Angela, to another man and set a bad example for his son, Ben, in whom he has inves
A determined woman raises her daughter, born with severe genetic abnormalities. She's helped immeasurably by her mothers, a young neighbor, and a doctor who's the brother of her husband, who left their marriage when young Julia was born.<P>When Dianne Parker marries Mark McCune, their lives couldn't
A naval officer finds herself ensnarled in a vengeful and deadly plot involving military secrets when her husband, an officer turned traitor, escapes from prison. After Kate Timmons makes the painful decision to turn in her husband, Eli Dixon, and divorce him, she is demoted and spends years trying
Atticus Cody is an uncompromising man whose relationship with his son has never been the same since Scott, then a teenager, drove the car that crashed and accidentally killed his mother. Atticus could never bring himself to talk about the accident and offer Scott forgiveness. In turn, Scott, a talen
Television movie about a death-row inmate who asks the parents of the girl he murdered to raise his daughter after his execution. Jack and Connie Murphy have been waiting for the execution of the murderer of their daughter, Jenny, who was killed six years earlier. Jenny's killer, John Burke, is anti
Adaptation of the 1962 novel by Harvey Wheeler and Eugene Burdick, in which Cold War tensions climb to a fever pitch when a U.S. bomber is accidentally ordered to drop a nuclear warhead on Moscow, due to a transmission blunder. The President and U.S. military leaders must take drastic measures to sa
Adaptation of William Inge's play about a drifter who shakes up a small Midwestern town when he falls for his old friend's fiancee. Hal arrives in Elgin, Kansas, looking for his college chum, Alan Benson, a wealthy young man whom he plans to ask for a job. Currently a drifter with no money, Hal conn
Telefilm based on Danny Field's biography about photographer and activist Linda Eastman McCartney and her 30-year relationship with musician Paul McCartney, beginning as the Beatles headed toward their breakup and ending in 1998 with Linda's death from breast cancer at age 55.<P>In 1965, Linda Eastm
Cate, the youngest of four DeAngelo sisters, is searching for her place in life, due to her strained relationship with her overbearing, widowed father, Dominic. She spends her days in her unsuccessful vintage clothing store and her evenings with her unimaginative fiance. Her sisters -- Francesca, a
Television movie based on Daniel Keyes' book about Charlie Gordon, a mentally retarded man who becomes super-intelligent by means of a scientific experiment. As Charlie gains intelligence and loses his childlike innocence, he must learn how to survive in the unforgiving adult environment that has sh
In 1949, young Scott Rymes is having trouble in school. When his mother, Jeanne, learns that her son is seated in what the teacher describes as the "dumb section" of his class, she allows him to stay home from school for the short remainder of the year. Scott, meanwhile, befriends an older blind wom
Movie based on Luanne Rice's novel "Blue Moon." Cass and Billy Medieros and their three children have been happy living near Cass' family, the Keatings, in an old Eastern seaboard fishing village. Cass manages her father Jimmy's restaurant and Billy captains one of the Keating fishing boats. A rift
Mitch McKinley wakes up one day to realize that he is unfulfilled in his job as an advertising executive and that he has always dreamed of playing golf on the pro circuit. Middle age hasn't helped Mitch's feeling that life is passing him by and when he unexpectedly loses his job, he decides to try o
Zachariah, an ethereal being who has neglected his soul-collecting duties, is banished to Earth for one month by his supervisor, Mordecai, to learn compassion for the human race that he often neglects. Landing on the farm of a young widow named Rebecca, Zach, now in a more helpless, human state, soo
Bennett is engaged to be married to his boss' daughter, Christina, and once he lands a big account he'll be made a partner in the firm. But during a golf outing with a prospective client, Bennett sinks a hole-in-one, putting his career in jeopardy by breaking the unspoken rule -- let the client win.
Drama about a family shattered by the death of their son and the journey they must take to heal and find each other again. Neal and Nora Mahler seem to have little in common, but their marriage has endured with the help of their lovable son Simon. Nora is devoted to Simon, while Neal and their daugh
The grandfather in a close-knit family, recounts the legend of Santa on a snowy Christmas Eve. While on a pilgrimage in Spain, St. Nicholas, a Christian bishop, is persecuted for his Christianity and arrested. In jail, St. Nick meets Pete, a young Black Moor working as the prison cook. They become f
Television movie about the late actor Michael Landon, focusing on his relationship with his son, Michael Jr., in the wake of the public breakup of Landon and his second wife Lynn, Michael Jr.'s mother.
Coming-of-age drama set in 1939, focuses on a blooming romance set against the backdrop of an Irish cattle drive. Follows the journey of young Irishman Mark Doran, a cattle farmer who decides to walk 40 miles with his cows to the village of Trallock to get a fair price for his herd rather than sell
Melissa Brennan, an emergency room nurse, has always respected her parents' happy marriage and idolized her father Ted. All that changes when she catches him in another woman's arms. Melissa keeps her father's indiscretion to herself but her mother Julia is bewildered by her daughter's sudden coldne
Continues the saga of Sarah, a New England woman who moved to the Midwest after answering an advertisment for a wife placed by a widowed father at the turn-of-the-century. It is now 1918 and Jacob's father, John, a man who abandoned his family years ago, wants to come home at the end of his life. Me
A woman takes off with her jailed sister's children to prevent them from being placed in foster care, and with the help of a stranger, is able to give them the Christmas they've always dreamed of. Emilie Dalton comes to the aid of her sister Berry when she is sent to a hospital jail ward on a drug c
Drama about the struggle of a woman in her 40s battling Alzheimer's disease. Diane McGowan, a legal secretary with a lawyer's knowledge of the law, has a full life with her job, her grown children and her husband Jack. When she begins to forget vital information and finds that she is losing hours of
A bank teller and her policeman boyfriend plan what they believe to be the perfect bank robbery until things start to go awry. Bank teller Cyndee LaFrance has always longed to live the good life. Her policeman boyfriend Frank Syler has always longed to give it to her -- not by working hard but by ro
Ernie Landale, a longtime friend of private detective Jim Rockford, strongly resembles a wanted man identified by the media as a serial rapist. He becomes frightened and embarrassed when the town begins to accuse him of the crimes. Ernie relies on Rockford to find the actual perpetrator and clear hi
An irreverent and irresponsible woman finds a reason to change her life when her mother dies and she tries to save the family farm. Frannie Vaughn is vivacious and charming, but too many parties and too many men have tarnished her reputation in the small North Carolina town where she was raised. Whe
A troubled family struggles to stay together after a fatal accident. Leah Garr is a working mother trying to find enough time for her taxing career, her husband Marcus and 12-year-old daughter Robin. Leah's strained relationship with Marcus compels Robin to retreat to summer camp. While at camp, Rob
Dr. Bob Shushan is an overworked and absent father who runs a center for the mentally and physically challenged. When Shushan suffers a heart attack, his life is saved by a James Jones, a young patient at the center. The two men forge a friendship and help each other rekindle the father-son bond tha
Movie based on the true story of Helen Keller, now an adult, and her teacher, Annie Sullivan. Their close relationship is threatened when John Macy, a caring young professor at the college Helen attends, comes between them. John and Annie fall in love and marry and the two women must choose what is
The story of a family that undergoes a transformation when faced with a decision about caring for one of its own, a woman with mental retardation. In her will, Rose has named her granddaughter Mary Beth, a college senior, the legal guardian of her developmentally disabled mother Sarah. Upon Rose's d
True-life story of Maggie and Reginald Green, whose son Nicholas was shot and killed by bandits in Italy. When he was declared brain-dead, his parents decided to donate his organs, a gift that enhanced or saved the lives of seven people. The Greens' selflessness also galvanized Italy, which had one
Adaptation of Barbara Taylor Bradford's novel, "Her Own Rules." Meredith Sanders, a successful 30-something New York business woman, has always been unlucky in love. She has issues of abandonment since the age of four when her mother died. She was forced to live in an abusive orphanage where her onl
Tom Gerrin is a plain spoken Kansan who has lived a simple and ordinary life. At the age of 75, he finds he has little to look forward to beyond retiring with his son and overly protective daughter-in-law. A letter from his old flame Veronica, suddenly has him wondering if he hasn't given up too eas
Seventysomething Katherine Eure and thirtysomething cab driver Mike Donahue embark on a trip that changes their lives forever. The adventure begins when Katherine takes a cab to the funeral of a dear friend. Feeling the need to make every remaining moment of her life count, she tells Mike to keep dr
When Grace Stiles and her grandson Roy are swindled out of the family farm by a crooked land developer, Grace is forced to live in a primitive cottage on the property. Roy soon realizes that he is unable to give Grace the constant care she requires because of the demands of his new job. Glorie, a fo
Scotty Corrigan and Debra Zabrinskie are a young, modern couple in the midst of planning their upcoming wedding. While shopping with Debra for a wedding dress in an antique store, Scotty finds himself drawn to an oak desk and decides to buy it. In the desk drawer he finds a letter written by Elizabe
Gladwyn and Larry Ritchie lead a hard life as palm tree farmers in the Australian outback. They struggle daily with the elements and the bank to keep a roof over their heads and feed their three children, Pearl, Opal and Jasper. Despite the hardships, they are a closeknit family until a letter arriv
Social worker Iris Sayer finds herself confronted with the toughest case of her career after a period of self-imposed retirement. At the behest of her friend Hank Decker, she visits Karen Holmes. Karen, believed by her mother Constance to be mentally ill, has been kept at home in isolation for 16 ye
Sarah and Harriet have been best friends since childhood. They married at the same time, had children within the same year and now find themselves facing uncertain futures after the sudden deaths of their husbands. Though they have much in common, Sarah is a relaxed nature lover, while Harriet is in
26-year-old Timmy Dolan has always been overly dependent on his parents, Fay and Michael, for emotional and financial support. In an attempt to assert his independence, Timmy moves to Chicago and falls in love with Carolyn Blair, a controlling businesswoman. Although their relationship seems tempest
Seventeen-year-old Ian Bedloe lives with his parents and older brother Danny in Baltimore 1965. When Danny meets Lucy, a divorcee with two children, Ian and his parents are disturbed when Danny and Lucy quickly marry and have a daughter, Daphne, seven months later. Ian wonders whether Danny is reall
After Ellen's mother Charlotte dies, she is left with her alcoholic father, Bill. Since Charlotte's mother Leonora and sisters Nadine and Betsy never approved of Charlotte's marriage to Bill, they neglect to see that Ellen needs their help when her father becomes abusive. But Ellen is a sensitive an
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
Rebecca, a working-class girl, and Dick, an older millionaire, fall in love but the couple's happiness is short-lived as Rebecca quickly learns that her boyfriend is a control freak. After she moves out, Dick terrorizes Rebecca and she is gunned down by a hired hand, leaving her partially paralyzed.
Helen Rossi is determined to find a mate for her son Tom, a confirmed bachelor and divorce lawyer who plans to avoid matrimony altogether. While undergoing tests at clinic, Helen spots a nurse, Jane, who she feels would be the perfect wife for Tom. She persuades them to go on a blind date against th
A producer of a news program is forced to confront the issue of morals and ethics in the world of politics and television journalism when she is given inside information on a presidential candidate who has been sexually harrassing his employees.
Adaptation of Julie Garwood's novel "For the Roses." In 1866 New York, a gang of orphaned street kids "adopts" an hours-old abandoned girl, whom they name Mary Rose. The "family" leaves New York to start a new life in the American West, where they eventually establish a thriving Montana cattle ranch
A single mother discovers that her blind, autistic son possesses musical abilities. She decides to move to Boston where he can attend a special school. As his training at the school serves as a catalyst to his maturity and emotional development, his mother must face the realization that her son may
Adaptation of William Faulkner's short story about two lost souls who rediscover life and love. J.J. Taylor and fellow convicts are expected to help rescue survivors of a dangerous flood on the banks of the Mississippi (the "Old Man") in 1927. J.J. sets off to find a woman caught up in a cypress sna
Sammy, a 10-year-old boy pretends to be a deaf mute after his mother abandons him at the Barrington, Georgia, bus station. There, he spends twenty-six years in secret silence, realizing the benefits of pretending he cannot hear or speak. Thinking he is deaf, the townsfolk have blurted out their true
Al Lewis and Willy Clark, a one-time popular comedy team, reunite for a movie after years of estrangement. They pick up fighting right where they left off eight years before, until Clark suffers a heart attack on the set. Based on Neil Simon's 1972 Broadway play and its 1975 film adaptation.
Karen Carlson, a young woman who has been missing since she was 12-years-old, suddenly reappears at the door of her former childhood sweetheart, Greg Davis. The two quickly rekindle their romance and she reveals the terrifying story of her kidnap and abuse. Although her family and friends have compa
Glen "Lucky" Singer is the veteran pilot of a jumbo jet that is hit by a prop plane shortly after take-off. The jet, damaged in the rear, can only climb -- it cannot level off, nor descend. It is only a matter of time before the plane reaches an altitude at which air pressure will cause it to disint
Kathleen Russell, a struggling single mother, wishes that she and daughter Zoey can move into a real house and out of their rundown apartment in time for the holidays. Kathleen's boss Sam Fields, offers Kathleen and Zoey money to pose as his wife and daughter to impress Javier Del Campo, a wealthy i
Holiday drama based on Truman Capote's short story about a young boy's friendship with his much older cousin as they prepare for their last Christmas together in late November 1934. Buddy has been raised by his older cousins in a quaint community in Alabama where his mother left him two years ago. T
Follows the harrowing adventures of a 13-year-old boy who survives the American wilderness only with the help of a young Native American. Matt and his father travel to claim their land in the new territory of Maine in the 1700's. His father leaves him behind to guard the land while he returns to Mas
Set in the Deep South in 1942, a white man and his wife open their home to the young, mildly retarded son of their black housekeeper after her sudden death, but this simple act of compassion causes problems for the couple when some members of the community express their prejudice and hatred.
Adaptation of Barbara Taylor Bradford's novel about a young woman who, after the murder of her husband and children, struggles to pick up the pieces of her life.
Beth became pregnant as a teenager, but was forced by her father-in-law to give up the baby. She shared her secret with her second husband, but hid her past from her daughter, Lori. When the family finds out that Lori has leukemia and needs a bone marrow transplant, Beth is willing to reveal her pas
After Patti Johnson gives birth to a still-born child, she and her husband try to forget the tragedy. They move into a new house, but a number of supernatural phenomena that takes place there, lead them to believe that the house is haunted. Patti turns to the town psychic, who confirms her suspicion
A young man drops out of college to pursue his dream of owning a fishing boat as his father and grandfather did, even though this dream means disappointing his parents and losing his girlfriend. While working aboard a scallop fishing boat, he learns a shameful secret about his father's past, which u
A single mother of two must make important adjustments when her younger son is paralyzed in a diving accident.
Live coverage of the 54th annual Tony Awards from Radio City Music Hall in New York.
Live coverage of the 42nd annual Grammy Awards presentation from the Staples Center in Los Angeles.
An hour of magic and illusion featuring magician David Copperfield performing great escapes, including: "Fires of Passion," Copperfield dangles upside-down, 10 stories high, and must free himself before fire burns through the ropes; "Niagara Falls Challenge," Copperfield is chained to a burning raft
Pop music artist Celine Dion in concert at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.
Holiday concert special featuring classic and contemporary Christmas songs.
Adaptation of a British television show in which real people surprise friends and relatives with reunions, fantasy fulfillments and celebrity appearances.
Performance special featuring singer Shania Twain with guests Elton John and the Backstreet Boys from Bayfront Park in Miami, Florida.
Compilation of rock and roll performances as originally telecast on "The Ed Sullivan Show."
Features home videos of pets doing funny things and performing tricks.
A countdown of the 10 greatest Grammy performances of all time in the categories of pop, country, rock and r&b.
Pop music artist Ricky Martin in concert from Liberty State Park against the background of the New York City skyline.
Live coverage of the 41st annual Grammy Awards presentation from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California. Highlights include a celebrity tribute to Duke Ellington led by Wynton Marsalis.
Live coverage of the 53rd annual Tony Awards presentation from the Gershwin Theater in New York City.
Special from the Museum of Television & Radio, which features actors, comedians, writers and directors revealing the television shows and stars that influenced their lives and careers.
Kathie Lee Gifford sings holiday favorites with guest artists.
Skating special follows the continuing adventures of Snowden, the magical snowman from the holiday special "Snowden on Ice." Snowden is joined by his friend Doc and his magical wagon full of Raggedy Ann and Andy dolls. The dolls help Snowden and Doc make children's wishes come true by transporting t
Cher hosts a special tribute to entertainer and congressman Sonny Bono. Features footage from their years together on "The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour," broadcast on CBS in the early 1970s, and "The Sonny and Cher Show," also on CBS.
Live presentation of the 40th annual Grammy Awards, honoring excellence in music.
Celine Dion performs her greatest hits and songs from her Christmas album.
Live presentation of the 52nd annual Tony Awards honoring excellence in the Broadway theater. Awards include Best Play, Musical, Leading Actor (Play, Musical), Leading Actress (Play, Musical), Featured Actor (Play, Musical), Featured Actress (Play, Musical), and Revival.
Broadcast of the entertainment gala marking the presidential inauguration of Bill Clinton for his second term.
An entertainment special highlighting extraordinary feats by ordinary people, including the story of a man who survived after losing half his brain in an accidental shooting, a bicycle champ who speeds down a ramp and does two complete back flips on his bike, daredevils who sit in cars dropped from
Holiday concert special hosted by Natalie Cole, which benefits the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University (CASA). During the concert, Hillary Rodham Clinton is presented with the Distinguished Service Award from CASA.
Live broadcast of the 1997 Miss USA Pageant from Shreveport, Louisiana, the 46th annual presentation of this event.
Figure-skating special tells the story of Kate, a single mother who returns to Albert Pond, her childhood home, with her young daughter, Lizzie. As a child, Kate suffered a stunning defeat in a skating championship and has been afraid to skate again. When she returns to Albert Pond, she remembers a
Tribute to director and screenwriter Martin Scorsese, the 25th recipient of the American Film Institute's Lifetime Achievement Award. Features a retrospective look at Scorsese's 28-year career, including scenes from his films, in addition to personal anecdotes by some of his most famous stars.
Reality-based program focusing on three unsolved homicides from police departments around the country. Actual detectives are followed as they investigate their most perplexing cases, giving viewers the opportunity to explore the entire police files on each case by downloading the materials on their
Entertainment special starring comedians Rodney Dangerfield and Dave Coulier as aliens who come to Earth to observe humans interacting with animals at Sea World of Florida in Orlando and Busch Gardens Tampa Bay.
Live presentation of the 51st Annual Tony Awards, honoring excellence in the Broadway theater. Also included are celebrity arrivals at Radio City Music Hall.
Special featuring conversations with some of this year's Grammy Award nominees.
Special centers around stories of people who are searching for the unusual. Profiled in the special are thrill-seekers, treasure hunters and cave divers searching for killer tornadoes, Nazi treasures, the secrets of what may be the world's largest underwater cave and an architectural student who cli
Bill Cosby hosts this special in which he conducts candid interviews with children, based on segments from "Art Linkletter's House Party." Includes a reunion of kids who once appeared on the Linkletter series.
An entertainment special that takes an intimate and comical look at the the world of wild creatures.
Live presentation of the 1996 Miss Teen USA Pageant.
Lifestyle authority Martha Stewart offers her suggestions for holiday decorating, cooking and entertaining.
Publicity (TV Mini-Series)
Miniseries based on Lawrence Schiller's book about the struggle between John and Patsy Ramsey and law enforcement in Boulder, Colorado, after the murder of their young daughter, JonBenet, on Christmas night 1996. The fact-based story, which draws on recorded interviews with investigators, prosecutor
A love story about America's love of music and a couple's love for each other. Beginning in the American South of 1955, the story follows the passionate affair of a young couple, Lyne Danner and Tyler Hart, and the rise and fall (and rise again) of The HartAches, the band they form. Their story is s
Don Domenico Clericuzio passes away following the celebration of his 86th birthday, leaving the family vulnerable to rival Mafia families. After the death of his wife Athena, Cross De Lena is pressured to return to the family, but his arrival upsets Rose Marie. Her belief that the family was involve
Miniseries from Alex Haley takes up where his "Roots" saga left off. The story spans fifty years and examines the struggles of Mama Flora, the black matriarch, and her family, including son Willie, granddaughter Diana and first-born son Luke, who was stolen from her at birth. She instills an underst
When Dr. Jeannie Ferrami, a university researcher trying to unearth the gene for aggressive behavior, locates identical twins who were born to different mothers, she finds herself in conflict with fellow researchers and politicians who have business interests in biogenetic research. Ferrami falls in
Miniseries adaptation of Truman Capote's 1965 nonfiction book, "In Cold Blood," about the vicious murder of a central Kansas family. Chronicles the events leading up to the slayings, the state police investigation and subsequent cross-country pursuit of the killers.
Publicity (TV Mini-Series)
Miniseries based on the novel by Tami Hoag about a mysterious child abduction in a rural town. Megan moves to Washington to work as a field agent with the State Bureau of Investigation. When she meets Mitch, the police chief, she finds herself attracted to him and finds her new hometown to be an idy
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