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The chief is back on the job. When a shocking double homicide rocks the quiet town of Paradise, Stone is forced back into action.
Jesse Stone tries to prove the innocence of a man he feels is wrongly accused of murder while also obsessing over the death of a young girl in town.
Television reporter Susan Allison helps a woman find closure years later with her missing-in-action husband from World War II. Along the way, she finds a love of her own.
Based on the true story of Stacey Bess, a teacher who gets her first job teaching grades one through six in a rundown homeless shelter.
Former police chief Jesse Stone moonlights to investigate a string of murders in Boston that point to the city's most notorious crime boss.
The story of Bill and Lois Wilson, the married couple who founded Alcoholics Anonymous and Al-Anon as a result of alcohol abuse on Bill's part and Lois's suffering and frustration throughout their years together.
With the help of their community, the parents of an ailing girl reschedule Christmas.
Based on the 5th installment of the Robert B. Parker novels. Jesse Stone finds his job in jeopardy after the attempted murder of the State Police Captain.
Based on the life of Irena Sendler, a Polish woman who saved thousands of Jewish children's lives during World War II.
A young Chassidic woman's prayers are magically answered after her husband dies. Observing an ancient biblical law, she marries her secular brother-in-law, a freewheeling bachelor, and tries to adapt to his modern world.
A disabled young man struggles with his father about the decision to adopt a dog for a few days during the Christmas season.
After an attempted suicide, Sybil meets psychiatrist Dr. Cornelia Wilbur, and confides how she frequently loses her memory and cannot account for large blocks of time. During 11 years of treatments, Sybil is diagnosed with a dissociative identity (mulitiple personality) disorder, a total of 16 dist
Dan and Laura both love their deaf 6 year old son more than life, but they differ on a key issue of his upbringing - whether or not to get him cochlear implants. The disagreement begins to tear their family apart.
A woman returns to her small home town to deal with the news that she has leukemia. Once home, she literally comes face-to-face with unresolved trauma from her past in the form of her old neighbor. Together the two women must finally confront each other and face the tragedy from years ago, in order
A biography that tells the story of a child with Tourette's Syndrome and how people with disabilities can make their dreams come true.
Inspired by a true story of a man whose feelings of anger, blame and sadness are changed when he decides to forgive the unforgivable. Bruce Murakami is a hard-working man who sometimes puts his job before his family life. On a night when a work call preoccupies him at home, his wife and daughter a
Based on the novel by Terry Kay, war veteran Noah Locke returns home to find that his family is gone and the family farm has been sold. He makes a new home in a small mountain valley community in North Carolina.
Twelve year old Hollis Woods has been in foster care for most of her life. She was recently placed with Josie, an aging woman whose memory is fading. Though concerned for Josie's health, Hollis likes living with there but longs for the Regan's, the previous family whose care she was removed from for
Small town police chief Jesse Stone investigates a six-year old murder of a bank teller, a rape case and a vengeful brother to a dead mobster.
In his first days as the new police chief of a small New England town, Jesse Stone investigates a domestic abuse case that ends up leading to a money laundering scheme perpetuated by a manager of a local bank.
Based on Pat Conroy's book about his experiences as a teacher in South Carolina during the 1960's, when segregation was the norm, recounting his attempts to bring literacy and education to a small, poverty-stricken town.
After a tragic accident that claims her daughter, a loving mother joins her daughter's closest friends at a summer house in the Hamptons where they were vacationing before the accident, as they all try to grieve and cope with their loss.
When her 16-year-old nephew shows up on her front doorstep, the life of a single writer is transformed as she agrees to become his adopted mom.
Based on the novel by Robert B. Parker, small town sheriff Jesse Stone tackles the mysterious murder of a teenage girl and the case of a battered wife while struggling with his alcoholism, his ex-wife and his disastrous love life. The teenage girl's murder leads him to a sex trafficking ring and int
A threat is reported claiming a bomb will blow up the Washington, DC stadium and its 95,000 fans during the fourth quarter of a major football game. Unfolding in real time, the Homeland Security team joins forces with the FBI, stadium officials and Special Ops in a mission to break the code, deacti
A veterinarian and his wife consider adopting the 11-year old son of a childhood friend who has been diagnosed with a terminal illness.
Captain Walker investigates a murder connected with a missing government weapon. In addition, he tries to track down a teen on the run from a crime syndicate. Elsewhere, Alex is the prosecutor on a case involving an unlikely suspect, a Texas Ranger who is on trial for murdering a woman he just met.
The nation's heartland is threatened by deadly, carnivorous, bioengineered locusts capable of creating multiple swarms over thousands of miles. A scientist from the Department of Agriculture tries to stop it.
Haunting love story about Katie Wilkinson, a New York book editor, who falls deeply in love with author Matt Harrison. On the night Katie plans to take their relationship to a deeper level, Matt tells her that he is breaking up with her and leaves with no further explanation. Katie is devastated a
In this sequel to "The Christmas Shoes," the young boy, Nathan Andrews, from the original movie, has grown up and is now a medical resident. There, he meets a young woman and a little boy who are both in need of miracles for their holidays. Nathan, in turn, discovers that hope, love and blessings
As police chief on Boston's North Shore, Jesse Stone investigates a serial killer while also dealing with his own inner demons, alcohol addiction, and womanizing ways.
Every year, widower Christy Byrne has traveled with his children to sell their homegrown Christmas trees in the Chelsea District in New York City. This year, Christy is also in search of his 17-year-old son Danny who, following a bitter argument, ran away just before they were headed home one year
In 1944, at the tail end of World War II, a young pregnant woman accepts the hand of a Colorado farmer in an arranged marriage and together they create a family.
Following the sudden death of their father, the busy New York fashion photographer Rachel Simon must come to terms with her relationship with Beth, her developmentally disabled younger sister who fills her days by riding city buses.
A teenage girl defies her father and heads to a Florida beach resort for spring break with her friends. The revelry is soon interrupted when deadly tiger sharks besiege the waters.
Based on the book, telefilm will detail the relationship between Scott Peterson and Amber Frey.
Washington, D.C. journalist Morton Kondracke is forced to deal with issues outside of politics when his wife Milly develops Parkinson's Disease.
As part of a company exchange program, a New York advertising executive and a junior ad rep in London switch lives for a month and realize how much they have in common with each other.
A woman's existence is shaken to the core when a friend from her past comes back into her life.
Three stories interconnect in a Colorado Rockies community as a man struggles to deal with a wife who won't or can't get out of bed, a pregnant teen finds herself with limited choices and a pair of brothers come to realize how little they know of the rest of the world.
When his wife leaves him, a jilted man is transformed by working as a department store Santa.
Based on Colm Toibin's novel, drama follows three generations of women who move to Ireland to take care of the youngest woman's brother as he succumbs to AIDS.
Based on a true story, an estranged couple takes a road trip in an effort to hammer out the details of an amicable divorce. When they are standed in a snowstorm, they come face to face with the truths of how their relationship went awry.
Based on the popular novel, drama looks at an insecure woman chafing at being in her brother's shadow and the relationship she has with her domineering mother.
Based on the book by Lisa Gardner, three victims of the same rapist join together to start the "Survivor's Club" and help the police track down the rapist. When the criminal is brought to trial he is murdered, making the three woman instant suspects in the eyes of Detective Griffin who has a secret
An angel named Max gets in trouble with his heavenly supervisor who comes to earth to discipline him for contacting the wrong family in need of his help at Christmastime.
Based on the real-life story of Clara Harris, convicted February 2003 of killing her philandering orthodontist husband by repeatedly running over him with the family Mercedes as seen by private detective Bobbi Bacha.
Based on the true story of the Burt family who seemed normal, upstanding members of the community but were actually deeply imbedded in crime. The matriarch took in foster children who were subsequently molested and abused by her husband and children and she kept a woman enlaved and imprisoned in th
Ten years ago, Julia and Reg came away from their lone date together with an intense dislike for one another. Distant godparents to their friends' son, they're forced back into each other's lives to take care of him when the boy's parents unexpectedly die.
A woman must start her life over again after her husband leaves their marriage for her younger assistant after 25 years and two kids. Her intended therapy of throwing herself into her work is dashed when her job as a book editor is given to her assistant as well. Keeping her upbeat outlook on life i
A loving widow much put-upon by her demanding family decides to take a step back and concentrate on herself for a while as she ponders how life would have been if she had stayed with her former lover, reconnecting with him in the process
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
An adaptation of former prosecutor Vincent Bugliosi's book of the same name, focusing on the life and personality of Charles Manson and how he got people to commit the murders that eventually landed him in prison.
An inside look at the complex yet passionate relationship between Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz, as well as a behind the scenes look of one of television's most successful shows, "I Love Lucy."
In this adaptation of the bestseller, two Hollywood actresses deal variously with being the victim or the perpetrator of infidelity.
Based on Grisham's novel of the same name that is a semi-autobiographical coming of age story about the grandson of a cotton farmer in rural Arkansas whose quiet life becomes complicated when he witnesses a murder.
Based on the unproduced stage play of the same name this dramatic thriller is about a novelist who becomes the subject of a true life crime story when she encounters two stange men at her isolated beach house -- one is there to kill her and other to save her life.
A divorced rancher struggles to reconnect with his emotionally troubled 15-year old daughter he hasn't seen in ten years.
Based on the true story of Jerri Nielsen, the doctor whose dramatic story of breast cancer, self-treatment and survival in the South Pole made headlines worldwide.
Based on the true story of Donna and Ricardo Thornton, developmentally disabled adults who met at an institution, fell in love, married and had a child despite advice from authorities.
Adaptation of Susan Vreelands's collection of stories that trace the history and ownership of what may be an undiscovered work of art by 17th century Dutch painter Jan Vermeer.
Inspired by a true story about a New Yorker who is sent to medical school in Italy courtesy of the mafia, with whom he struck a deal to save his father. Upon his graduation and return to the States he is expected to serve the mob as their doctor going against his pledge to the Hippocratic Oath: firs
Adapted from Lyn Hamilton's novel of the same name, the latest "Murder She Wrote" installment has octagenarian sleuth Jessica Fletcher traveling to Ireland for the reading of a will, only to find herself in the midst of a den of thieves.
Adam West and Burt Ward reflect on the times of the "Batman" series with a mix of classic clips and dramatizations, while they try to uncover a plot to steal the Batmobile from an auction.
After her husband leaves her, a divorced mother takes in a couple of boarders and finds love once again.
A federal agent guarding a sassy cocktail waitress who's in the Witness Protection Program is forced by circumstance to take her home with him for Christmas with his stuffy, upper-crust family.
Noah, a photographer for the Chicago Tribune, unexpectedly finds the spirit of Christmas after an encounter with a mysterious man, his dog, and an elf who are all important keys to his past. The man turns out to be a former fireman, Hank McCallister, who has been trying to escape his past after a sc
Based on the book by Enron employee Brian Cruver, who witnessed the firm's collapse dramatizing the satirical elements of Enron's corporate culture.
Kurt Novack is an FBI agent whose work takes him away from his wife, Michelle, and their young son, Johnny. Kurt's latest case involves a serial killer who photographs his victims before killing them, then leaves their pictures beside their dead bodies. Thinking they have found a suspect in Australi
Drama which focuses on the story of Elizabeth Smart, a fourteen-year old girl who was abducted from her bedroom in Salt Lake City, Utah during the summer of 2002 and taken across the United States by two captors. She was eventually found alive in the neighboring town of Sandy, Utah in March 2003.
Holiday movie about a man who takes a nostaligic trip to his rural roots and runs into his childhood friend and a romance blossoms.
Based on novel "Blessings" by Anna Quindlen about an ex-con, Chip who finds an abandoned baby girl that was left at the estate of Lydia Blessing, the elderly woman who employs Chip as a handyman.
By helping a young boy whose mother is terminally ill, a workaholic lawyer learns the true meaning of love and family.
A satrical look at the true story of rival cosmetic queens Mary Kay Ash, founder of Mary Kay Cosmetics and Jinger Heath, founder of BeautiControl Cosmetics.
Maggie, a woman in the midst of a life crisis returns to the lake where she spent romantic summers as a teen and falls into a passionate affair with the son of her first love.<P>When Maggie's husband abruptly leaves her after 20 years of marriage, she struggles to find a way to overcome the loss and
Two sisters -- one suffering from mental illness, the other a career-oriented New York professional -- have a tense, difficult relationship, until -- ultimately -- they are able to achieve mutual understanding and acceptance.<P>Christine wants nothing more in life than to fit in and live independent
A single working mother must reconcile with her rebellious teenage daughter when they both confront life-threatening illnesses. Julie Portman does everything she can to ensure the best possible future for her children, college student Michael and teenager Emma. While her son appreciates his mother's
Based on the life of the late comedian Jackie Gleason during the years before and after "The Honeymooners," comparing his life to that of his character Ralph Kramden.
The life story of civil rights heroine Rosa Parks.
In 1988, fours years after the death of her troubled son Peter in a hit-and-run accident, Beverly Lowry is still in a state of mourning compounded by feelings that she failed as a mother. When Beverly reads an article about death-row convict Karla Faye Tucker, she is intrigued by the contrast betwee
Based on a true story about the inventor of the Erector Set who convinces congress not to cancel the Christmas holiday during WWI.
Mark Sloan's quest to uncover the source of a deadly disease brings him to Mexico.
Biopic about British journalist Andrew Morton, and the story of how he got information from Pincess Diana for the controversial 1992 biography "Diana: Her True Story."
A young man who starts work at a nursing home meets an elderly resident with a secret past. Before she dies, she makes him promise to return her gold locket to the man who had given it to her years before.
A father takes in the child his estranged daughter believes she has given up for adoption. Twelve years ago, unmarried Natalie became pregnant and made the decision to give up her child for adoption. Her hard-working father, John, learned about the existence of the child and took him in. In the inte
Television movie featuring the character Dr. Mark Sloan of the CBS series "Diagnosis Murder." While traveling to Los Angeles from her home in Las Vegas with her husband, a panicked Carol Sloan, Mark's daughter, places a phone call to her father from Los Rios asking for help. Mark makes the most pain
By day, Joshua McCord is a Dallas University professor. By night, he is the president's man -- a highly classified secret agent who goes on special missions for the president. Joshua relies on his right-hand man, Deke Slater, and his computer and technical genius daughter, Que, to go on highly confi
Laura and Almanzo Wilder leave their home in South Dakota to seek a better life in Missouri. Laura documents their daily life in her letters home to her parents, Charles and Caroline Ingalls, and late at night writes the stories she will eventually have published. Once they arrive in the small town
A biopic which explores the unlikely pairing of Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis in the 1950's, their rise to success as a partnership and ultimately their parting of ways, due to personal and creative differences which emerged amidst outrageous fame and fortune.
Hubert Lee, an eccentric dreamer, builds the world's largest drive-in theater across the street from a funeral parlor, much to the chagrin of the owner of the parlor, Turner Knight. Edna, Hubert's wife, sympathizes with Turner's predicament and reaches out to befriend him. Their lives become further
In the small town of Seacliff, Washington, a child's letter to Santa Claus captures the nation's attention. When the little boy, Chris, writes that he wishes to leave this world so he will no longer be a burden to his divorcing parents, a race begins to find him before he harms himself. M.J. Jensen,
In rural 1945 Mississippi, Jewel Hilburn and her husband Leston have four healthy children. At the age of 40, Jewel gives birth to Brenda Kay, a fifth child with Down's Syndrome. Desperately wanting the child to beat the odds, Jewel focuses her undivided attention and love upon the child and, as a r
The true story of New York theater producer Jenifer Estess and her two sisters. Estess was diagnosed with ALS, an incurable motor neurological disease and has since launched Project ALS, raising close to $1 million to date for research.
In the mid-south in 1966, small town lawyer Daniel Stewart is facing the opportunity of a lifetime -- to be the first black congressman from his district. The challenge of Daniel's campaign is heightened when the wife of incumbent Horton Roundtree is found murdered in her bed. The suspect is poor bl
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
Modern take on the famous Agatha Chrisite story.
The story of Sante Kimes, a con artist, thief and murderer, and her troubled son and partner in crime, Kenneth. Sante and Kenny Kimes were conficted of murdering Irene Silverman in a scheme to steal her $7 million Manhattan home. They have also been indicted in the 1998 murder of a business associat
Real and mythical worlds collide when a mysterious woman arrives in a small Irish fishing village in 1909. Quinn, a grieving widower, and his fishing partner, Willy Stewart, are taken by surprise when their third partner, Dunhill, appears with an unbelievable catch of fish and a mysterious woman. Th
Television movie based on the book by Eric Newby that tells the true story of a captured British soldier and an Italian woman who fall in love in Italy during World War II. Newby's life is saved by the heroic actions of this courageous young woman and a small, brave group of Italian farmers and vill
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
Bride-to-be Hannah Pinkham awaits the return of her fiance from World War II. Just days before the wedding, she learns that he has been killed. Hannah's wedding dress, which she and her mother designed, is thrown into a cedar-lined trunk, put into the attic and forgotten. More than five decades late
The second television movie that continues the story of the CBS series "Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman." Dr. Mike and her husband, Sully, return to Boston to celebrate their daughter's graduation from medical school and face the challenges brought on by Mike's mother's failing health.<P>Mike and Sully ta
The story of a man who, upon the death of his father and an imminent divorce, takes his 10-year-old daughter on a cross-country camping and fishing journey, reminiscent of those he took with his own father.<P>James Dodson is enjoying the Fourth of July with his 10-year-old daughter, Maggie, 6-year-o
Arvella Whipple, a recently widowed mother of three, travels with her three children from New England to California during the Gold Rush of 1850 to start a new life in the burgeoning frontier town of Lucky Diggins. Arvella's spirited 13-year-old daughter, California, does not share her mother's drea
Television movie that gives a "behind-the-scenes" look at the television series "Gilligan's Island," which ran from 1964 to 1967 on CBS. The story, told from the point of view of Dawn Wells (Mary Ann), Bob Denver (Gilligan) and Russell Johnson (the Professor), begins with the battle the creator face
Henry Cobb, a master brickmaker, restores his own damaged soul through an unlikely friendship with a troubled young boy.<P>Henry, a warm and honest man, has worked his family brickyard for 57 years. From dusk to dawn every day but Sunday, every week of the year, he has proudly put his blood and swea
Jessica Fletcher attends a lecture in Virginia given by Dr. Cassandra Hawkins about the murder of a white plantation owner on his wedding night in the 1860s. While at the lecture, Jessica learns that her distant aunt, Sarah McCullough, owned a slave named Sam Pinckney and that he may have been unjus
Photojournalist Jo Hathaway, overworked and under stress, begins to have nightmares about her mother, who disappeared years earlier. At the same time, she starts receiving peculiar private photographs of herself via e-mail from an unknown "friend." Jo retreats to her childhood island home -- Sanctua
The children of a married couple on the verge of separating pool their resources to send their mother and father on a second honeymoon.<P>With their son and daughter away at college, flower nursery owner Maggie Weston and her workaholic banking vice president husband, George, are successful at keepi
A television movie based on Ed McBain's novel, "Three Blind Mice." Lawyer Matthew Hope turns detective to free his client, Stephen Leeds, who is accused of murdering three Vietnamese men recently acquitted of savagely beating his wife, Jessica. Complicating matters, a tenacious District Attorney is
A live adaptation of Ernest Thompson's play "On Golden Pond," a love story about a married couple who return to their summer home for the 44th year -- and reevaluate their dreams, relationships and mortality throughout their stay. Ethel and Norman Thayer return to their Maine summer home on Golden
A foster home for boys is in danger of being closed when its benefactor dies. Helen Radke, a businesswoman, has returned home for the holidays to settle her father's estate, which includes the foster home established by her father more than 60 years earlier. The director, Jimmy, must win Helen's sup
A mother tries to rescue her children from the hands of a psychotic killer during a citywide blackout. One evening, Kathy Robbins, with her young son in tow, agrees to drive her teenage daughter, Blair, to Donaldsons department store at the local mall. On the way to the mall, they stop off at the po
A young playboy is disfigured in a car accident. Ashamed, the man uses his money to reconstruct his face. Although the procedure appears to be successful, he begins to have nightmares that hint that all in his world is not as it seems.
Television movie based on Mary McGarry Morris' novel about Marie Fermoyle, a strong-willed but vulnerable single mother in Vermont in the early 1960s, whose loneliness and desire to provide a better life for her three children make her an easy target for a smooth-talking, dangerous drifter. When Oma
After the death of their mother, 13-year-old Kelly and her 10-year-old sister Chris are sent to live with their father Charlie "Mac" McClain. Mac has been living the life of a rough-hewn cowboy and has barely seen his two daughters since he divorced their mother. The girls, saddened by their mother'
A detective and single father takes his 14-year-old daughter with him on an investigation that leads them into a small Arizona town of polygamists.<P>Dave Passenger is a Naval Criminal Investigative Service agent in San Diego, whose ex-wife has just sent their rebellious 14-year-old daughter Erica t
Television movie based on the series "Murder, She Wrote," which was broadcast on CBS from 1986 - 1996. While Jessica Fletcher is giving a lecture at a writers' conference, another guest lecturer -- Yuri Malenkovich, the author of a non-fiction book about the KGB -- is murdered.<P>While at the writer
A scientist sets out to prove that reindeer can fly and along the way discovers the true meaning of faith, family and Christmas. When he was a boy, Jerry McNeal was rescued from a fall by a reindeer. Jerry has continued to believe that reindeer can fly, but he has put aside his obsession to be a res
Based on a true story, a psychic works with the police to find a serial killer. Donielle is a woman terrorized by psychic abilities that cause her to envision violent crimes before they happen. She discovered her unique ability as a young girl and it ultimately destroyed her relationship with her mo
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
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
Muriel, a wife and mother, is reeling from the success of her first novel. Muriel's book, "The Wednesday Woman," focuses on a woman's affair with a psychotic criminal who almost kills her. Life begins to imitate art when Muriel, a recovering alcoholic who grew up abused by her father, finds herself
Television movie that covers the pivotal time in the life of author Laura Ingalls Wilder as she leaves the secure, familiar arms of her pioneer family to begin a new life as a wife and mother. In 1944, memories of her blossoming adulthood overcome an elderly Laura Ingalls Wilder as she travels back
Coming-of-age story of two teenagers, Luke, who is white, and his black best friend, Sonny, who spark the flames of change while growing up in a racially divided small town in rural Georgia in 1949. Born on the same day at the same time, they have been ordained at birth to bring change by the powerf
A woman must choose between her successful career and caring for an aging father who can no longer care for himself. Katherine Barton is a successful book editor at a top New York publishing firm. She has a comfortable relationship with longtime boyfriend, Jack, and is happy with her life, until the
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
Mary Richland is a wealthy psychiatrist whose husband Paul has been murdered. A woman similar in description to Mary was seen approaching his car just before he was killed, and a black sequined dress worn by the woman matches a dress found in Mary's closet. Detective Frank Russo is convinced that Ma
Television movie about a white grandmother and a black grandfather, not married to each other, who must overcome their differences to raise their suddenly orphaned granddaughter. Georgia Porter's life is changed when her estranged daughter and her daughter's husband die in an automobile accident on
The second television movie that updates the adventures of "The Dukes of Hazzard," the CBS series broadcast from January 26, 1979 to February 8, 1985. The Dukes and friends travel to Hollywood in an attempt to raise fast cash to build a much-needed hospital in their home town of Hazzard.<P>The folks
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
Charles Lattimer is a successful advertising executive married to Kristen, an ambitious venture capital associate. Charles wishes for a simpler life and on a train trip to a nearby city, he is magically transported to Somerville, a small town that existed in the late 1800s. Frightened at first, Char
Helen Parker, a retired high school teacher, is unexpectedly reunited with former student Todd Cope and winds up teaching him the value of living every day to the fullest.<P>Helen, a widow long retired from teaching, lives alone in a charming house brimming with books and small treasures from her ye
A young married woman learns that she is a Navajo; she was stolen at birth and raised by an upper middle class Jewish family in the eastern United States. The woman's family must deal with her desire to move West, to explore her real culture and past.<P>Her adoption was never kept secret from Rebecc
Fifty-year-old Sunny Andrews, a partner in a thriving flower shop, and her husband, Mick, are getting ready to retire and begin the next stage of their lives. Then, Sunny discovers that she is pregnant -- a condition she never dreamed possible. Reeling from the news, Sunny turns to her usually suppo
An emotionally disconnected family must band together in their struggle to survive after their small plane crashes into a snowy mountain.<P>Tom Kincaid and his wife, Anne, are looking forward to celebrating their anniversary at their winter cabin with their three children. Tom is a wealthy businessm
Sophia Myles must find her place in the world upon the untimely death of her husband, Reverend Nathaniel Myles. When Mary Margaret, a local real-estate maven and church leader, divides the parishioners by soliciting votes for a land development deal, the intimate feel of the small Missouri town is t
Television movie that follows a year in the life of Grins Jenkins, his wife Sharon and their children, from Christmas to Christmas. Just before the holidays, Sharon becomes ill and dies. With the help of Grammy, the family is carried through difficult times. Set in the 1930s.<P>Grins Jenkins is a de
Newly married Jesse and Susannah are wildly in love and devoted to pursuing Jesse's lifelong dream of building a tourist ranch deep in the Alaskan countryside. As time goes on, the tiring demands of developing the ranch take a toll on their once blissful marriage and they divorce. Susannah, craving
By day, Joshua McCord is a Dallas University professor. By night, he's the president's man. In a position dating back to the tenure of George Washington, Joshua serves as a highly classified secret agent who goes on special missions for the president, including rescues, the recovery of sensitive mat
When 21-year-old Leslie Wagner discovers she is pregnant, she is frightened and unable to decide whether or not she should have her baby. She is persuaded to carry through with her pregnancy by her friend Karen, who is anxious to have a baby of her own. Karen sees this as an opportunity to provide h
Television movie based on the life of singer-actor John Denver, who died in a plane crash in October 1997. Based on John Denver's autobiography "Take Me Home," as well as material from his first wife Annie Martell Denver, his children and business associates Milt Okun and Hal Thau. At age 21, John D
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
A Hollywood star flees the spotlight in an effort to connect with something real and ends up finding true love in a small steel town. An over-indulged film star wants to be loved for who she really is, but who is she? Is she Sydney Clarke, Hollywood megastar or Cheryl Belson, the down-to-earth Missi
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
A teenage girl who feels she must always be happy for her friends and family, secretly binges and purges.
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
Dana Boyer, a dog kennel owner, and Kevin Grant, a fireman, meet when Kevin rescues Dana from a burning car. Both are struck by the overwhelming feeling that that have met their soulmate, but, unfortunately neither knows the other's name. To complicate matters, Kevin is engaged to Tina. When Kevin t
A woman is haunted by vivid and strangely familiar dreams of a mysterious mother and her children.<P>Jenny, a happily married American architect, suddenly begins to experience recurring dreams about a woman named Mary living in a small Irish town with her four children and her abusive husband. Soon
Traces the journey of a black baby who is born to a white woman in the early 1960s, given up for adoption and 34 years later reunited with her birth mother. In 1961, Gerry Cummins is raped by a black man near her home in Boston. When Gerry discovers that she is pregnant, she and her husband Bob hope
Just as Inspector Paul Fein's lifelong ambition to become chief of police is attainable, circumstances cause his promotion to slip out of reach. Paul is in a meeting with the current chief of police to discuss the murders of multi-millionaire Phillip Chandler and his wife, as well as Paul's possible
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
Elizabeth Cooper, a wife and successful real-estate agent finds that her husband, Dr. Thomas Cooper, has taken out a contract on her life. She ultimately trusts her life to John Davis, the hitman hired to kill her, and the unusual friendship that develops between them concludes in a plot to trap the
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
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
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
Adaptation of Barbara Taylor Bradford's novel "A Secret Affair" about Vanessa Stewart, a successful executive who feels stifled by her perfect life until a chance, passionate romance with a daring television reporter gives her the courage to seek her life's true destiny.
Gwen and Dave Todson are awakened one morning by a phone call from Dave's brother Rick, with the news that his wife Pat is dead. Rick says that a burglar is responsible, but the police don't believe it and want to question Dave and Gwen about Rick and Pat's marriage. On his way to the police station
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
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
A widow finds refuge in the arms of a younger man after the death of her son. Lee Reston, 44, and Chris Lallek, 30, find love while mourning the death of Greg, Lee's son and Chris's best friend. Lee's family and friends oppose the relationship because of the age difference but Lee decides to pursue
Pilot Glen "Lucky" Singer, who is skeptical of computers, is on vacation when he and his family are caught on a runaway train that is controlled by a computer.
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
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
An aging carpenter fights developers who are trying to force him to sell his land.
Alissa Pierce is struggling through her first year of medical school while caring for her teenage sister, Natalie, and her recently widowed father, Ben, a wealthy physician. One night, Ben meets cocktail waitress Marcy Elias, a sexy, streetwise woman. Ben begins to date Marcy and, within weeks, asks
Television movie based on the memoirs of African-American centenarians Sarah L. Delany and her sister Dr. Annie Elizabeth Delany. Chronicles a century of American life as seen through the eyes of the Delany sisters, woven into a tale of family, love, courage and tenacity.
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.
Two strangers take refuge in a small cabin during a blizzard and, despite their many differences, discover that fate has brought them together. It's Thanksgiving Day and both Dr. Catherine Howard and Robert Woodward wind up at the same medical facility -- one still missing a loved one, the other vis
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
A beautiful, blind concert cellist falls for a famous, self-centered pianist but doesn't realize that true love is before her eyes. Maryann Lowery is a music teacher at the Milford Conservatory of Music. Her time spent with Oliver, her widowed neighbor and his teenage daughter, Tina, is interrupted
Two women, Sarah Barlow and Linda Wells, learn after several years that their babies were switched at birth in a hospital mix-up and, after deciding to keep the children they have been raising, go to extraordinary lengths to protect the relationships between themselves and their children.
David Farris, a seemingly upstanding, caring husband and father is accused of foul play by his ex-wife, Ellen, when his current wife, Lorraine, dies suddenly after a suspicious illness. Based on a true story.
Cassie Whitman learns that her husband Mark is in a coma after being injured in a plane crash, and that he was traveling with another woman. Her life is changed forever when she discovers that there is a little girl who needs a home -- Erica, the daughter of her husband, whose mother was killed in t
Cal, a high-school superintendent, relocates to his hometown of Bethlehem, Kentucky, to investigate the troubled high school's finances. With his sullen niece Fern in tow, Cal moves in with his Korean-War veteran father Jake. Cal's calculations reveal that the school music program must be cut to sav
When his six-year-old son Marcus is kidnapped, Dan Carlin, a recent widow and wealthy Seattle industrialist, accidentally kills Alex the kidnapper in a fit of rage. Now Dan and Police Detective Janet Wise must find Marcus within 24 hours before a bomb, hidden in the child's teddy bear, explodes.
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
Television movie about the recently widowed Emily Pollifax, who is looking for some adventure in her life. One day she decides to follow her childhood dream of being a secret agent and, through a comedy of errors, suddenly finds herself on a plane bound for Marrakesh, Morocco on a secret C.I.A. miss
When Linda Marsh catches her husband George, the school principal, with their daughter's fifth grade teacher, she becomes unglued. George moves out and Linda spends her days in her robe and her nights watching television. Her children Drew and Mandy are also having a rough time, but 4-year-old Willi
An Episcopalian priest experiences a crisis of faith until a life-altering event makes him believe he witnessed a miracle. Reverend Joe Cass questions his faith and his ability to make a difference in the lives of his parishioners and his family, which includes teenage son David, 5-year-old daughter
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
Television movie about three women, each of whom gave up a baby boy for adoption on the same day eight years earlier and is now awaiting word about whether or not the sole survivor of a plane crash is that child. Eight-year-old Spencer Garrison's parents give him the birthday present of his dreams:
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
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
Love story of a couple who feel compelled by the moral climate of the early 1900s to let practical considerations stand in the way of their passion. When young diplomat George Darrow crosses paths with Anna Leath, an old friend who has recently become widowed, the two realize they have feelings for
A chance encounter with a woman she once knew, sparks memories long buried for Rebecca. Rebecca is happily married to Joe, but is haunted by the fact that she can't remember anything from the eight years before she met her husband. After she faints in a supermarket, Rebecca encounters Lynn, a woman
Ellen and Brian are in love and have successful careers, but the one thing missing is a child. After a miscarriage, they are thrilled when they discover that they are expecting again. However, their lives are turned upside down when Ellen comes close to death when delivering their premature child Em
Television movie that continues the story of the CBS series "Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman." Dr. Mike and her husband Sully, along with the townspeople of Colorado Springs, search for their kidnapped daughter Katie.
Joan Conner always felt that she was in the shadow of her younger, attractive sister Laurie. When Laurie leaves her boyfriend of five years - Michael, an exciting but undependable writer - he begins to pursue Joan. Joan is initially flattered by the attention but when Michael starts stalking Laurie
Telefilm based on the true story of Alex Kelly, an affluent high school student, who after being accused of rape, fled the country on the eve of his 1987 rape trial and spent eight years on the run in European ski resorts with funds provided by his wealthy parents. He turned himself in to Swiss poli
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.
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
A widow and her son search for the meaning of Christmas in 1905. Rose Cameron is trying to cope with her husband's death but her mortgage is overdue, she has only a few cattle to sell and her 5-year-old son, Toby, is running a high fever. Then, Harry Withers, a lone rider, shows up on her farm. Rose
A young, neglected white girl in the rural South finds solace and nurturing from an unlikely couple. After her birth to the unwed Marie, Jo Ann Foley is taken by her grandfather Hank and abandoned at the roadside. She is rescued by a caring soul who reluctantly returns her to her family with a cross
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
Barbara and Denny Traynor are happily married, with two teenagers, good friends and Denny's successful construction business. Late one night, chaos erupts in their home as Denny is abruptly arrested for the murder of a man named Wayne Kennedy in a killing in Oregon nearly 27 years earlier. In shock,
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
Adaptation of Anna Quindlen's novel about a woman who flees with her son to escape her abusive husband in order to start a new life. To the casual observer, Fran Benedetto has a handsome husband, Bobby, and adoring 10-year-old son and a house in a Long Island suburb. But what her neighbors don't see
Four ex-bank robbers get together to hunt for a former associate who gunned down one of their own. Seasoned gunslinger Lee comes upon young Bryce Naylor, the son of his friend Tobey Naylor, digging a grave for his murdered father. Bryce tells Lee that Tobey has been denied a proper Christian burial
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
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
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
Holly Parker is searching for her twin daughters when she meets Dr. Carmen Travis, an expert in biological warfare who is searching for the source of a virulent disease. They realize that the children are the key to the mysterious outbreak. Together they must elude a conspiracy and stop the spreadin
When Cath begins to receive threatening phone calls and letters, her husband Frank insists on calling the police. When Detectives Engelhart and Pyne question Cath about her stalker, her behavior leads the detectives to suspect that she knows her tormentor. Upon investigating, they discover that Cath
Frank Walsh, a widower after 41 years of marriage meets and falls for Florence, an extroverted woman quite different from his late wife. The relationship brings out a joyful, spirited side of Frank but his grown children make it clear they do not approve of her. The disapproval of his eldest son Rob
Television movie reunion of the characters from the television series "Dallas." J.R. Ewing schemes and manipulates anyone who gets in his way as he pursues his quest to regain control of Ewing Oil. J.R.'s brother Bobby and his ex-wife Sue Ellen now run Ewing Oil, though Bobby would be more content r
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
Heartbroken by the medical confirmation of her sterility, Kim Lussier appeals to her husband Keith to pursue an immediate adoption. Keith, unsure that he is ready to become a father, tries to delay the process before reluctantly yielding to Kim's pleas. As the Lussiers prepare for the arrival of the
Early one morning in 1981, an unhappy Rose Cleardon leaves her husband Thomas without telling him that she is two months pregnant with their child. Confused and guilt ridden, Rose seeks solace at her church where a priest suggests she take refuge at St. Genevieve's home for unwed mothers in Kentucky
Television movie based on Sam Reese Sheppard's quest to prove that his father, Dr. Sam Sheppard, did not kill his mother Marilyn in 1954. Sheppard served ten years in prison for the crime before the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the conviction. He was later retried and found not guilty. Sheppard was
Chris Winslow, formerly a driven executive, sacrifices her career to raise her late sister's infant son Kevin. Seven years later, the unknown father suddenly appears, provoking questions. Anxious to resolve the issue of custody, Kevin recommends a solution to the judge -- that the unlikely couple se
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
Telefilm based on the legend of the miraculous staircase of the Sisters of Loreto Chapel in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Mother Madalyn, the mother superior of an order of Catholic nuns in Santa Fe in 1878, is dying and her last wish is to see her gift to God, a beautiful chapel, completed before her death
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
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
Successful young businessman Will Martin returns to his sleepy hometown following the death of his grandfather, Warren. Will intends to spend a few months with his grandmother, Gram, and bring his grandfather's business into the 90s. Before Will returns to his own life, Gram asks him to help her fin
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
Lizzie and Alex Brooks are in love and the parents of a little girl, Emma. Without warning, 24-year-old Lizzie suffers a stroke and slips into a deep coma. Alex, determined to observe his vow to love Lizzie in sickness and in health, brings her home and takes care of her. Alex is helped by Lizzie's
"Cadillac" Jack Favor is a legend on the rodeo circuit, breaking records and enjoying life with Texas beauty Ponder and their young son Tommy. His life is tragically changed when he picks up a couple of hitchhikers who have murdered an elderly couple. Jack survives the encounter unharmed, but Cheste
Television movie based on Hannah Nyala's book about the head of a search-and-rescue team, who is trying to save the life of a little girl lost in the desert, while she endures the pain of having had her own children kidnapped by her ex-husband. As Rachel searches for 9-year-old Mandy, she thinks of
Dotty, an agoraphobe, must confront her fear of leaving the house after the ghost of her recently deceased husband, Hiram, reminds her of a promise she made to scatter his ashes in a nearby canyon. Dotty hasn't left the house in twenty years, so when her daughters Molly and Taylor discover that she
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
A contemporary retelling of the classic story "Beauty and the Beast," based on the novel "Beauty" by Susan Wilson. Alix Miller meets novelist Lee Crompton when her artist father Alexander is too ill to paint Lee's family portrait. As they work together, Alix begins to fall in love with Lee despite h
Movie based on the best-selling book of the same title about Bridget Smith Michaels, a woman who remarries after the death of her first husband is ruled accidental. Her seemingly idyllic second marriage crashes when her new husband Ron realizes that they are deeply in debt due to his wife's unchecke
Reporter Tom Maguire and his editor Irene Duncan respect each other professionally, but personally they are opposites. Irene is searching for the perfect mate, while Tom fears commitment. When Tom slips a disc in his back after pushing Irene's car out of the mud, Irene offers to let him stay with he
Anne Nolan meets Officer Craig Mitchell when he rescues her from an attack by an abusive boyfriend. Though aware that he is married, Anne begins an affair with Craig. Unbeknownst to Anne, Craig's wife Wendy is threatening to expose police corruption that may ruin his career. Craig convinces Anne tha
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
Seventy-five-year-old Emma Bridges, alone and estranged from her only daughter and grandchildren, blows out the candles on her birthday cake and makes a wish to spend one month with her daughter so she can reconcile their troubled past. When she wakes up the next morning, she finds herself 35 years
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
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
When Logan Fallon was ten-years-old, he witnessed the murders of his parents, younger sister and five police officers by Mafia thugs. Logan was raised by his Uncle Jake, a Texas rancher and former Army Ranger. Under the guidance of Jake and his good friend and ranch hand Ben, Logan grew from a boy i
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
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
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
Bobby Earl is the pride of his working-class family when he is the first to go to college. He is recruited into a popular fraternity where Tom, a charming classmate, befriends him. Tom falls for a wealthy older woman, Chelsea, who finds jobs for both boys at her business. After graduation Tom and Ch
Set during Easter 1970, the Walton family reunites to celebrate the 40th wedding anniversary of John and Olivia. John-Boy, a television commentator and author, and his pregnant wife, Janet, travel from their home in New York City to join all his brothers and sisters and their families as they gather
When the child of a couple disappears, they attempt to dispel the suspicion that they might be behind the kidnapping.
When a woman is found dead, her estranged sister is accused of murdering her over a property dispute. The accused sister conducts her own search for the truth.
A coal miner risks imprisonment and his life when he fights to retain custody of his sickly infant great grandson. Story inspired by actual events.
Based on the true story of a firefighter who goes to extraordinary measures to rescue a young girl who is trapped beneath a gasoline tanker that has crashed and ignited.
A young man returns to his small Southern home town as a celebrity after appearing on the cover of "Life" with Marilyn Monroe. He finds he must choose between the girlfriend he left behind and the daughter of a wealthy mill owner. With the help of an unlikely friend, he discovers the value of love a
In this movie pilot (which is a spinoff of the CBS series "Walker, Texas Ranger"), contemporary Texas Ranger Cordell Walker helps one of his former "Kick Drugs Out of America" students to complete the transition from childhood to adulthood and find his life's mission when the young man's father, Min
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.
Television movie based on the series, "Murder, She Wrote," which was broadcast on CBS from 1986 to 1996. Jessica Fletcher searches for a woman who witnessed the murder of a man trying to expose a serious flaw in a top-secret government satellite code.
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
A woman, who is determined to prove her father innocent of the murder of her mother, discovers hidden family secrets. Inspired by actual events.
Adaptation of Jules Verne's novel "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea." A young scientist escapes his overbearing father by setting sail in search of the cause of some recent ship sinkings. His crew is attacked by what appears to be a giant beast, but it turns out to be a submarine, the Nautilus, with Cap
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
Television movie based on the life of country singer Barbara Mandrell, exploring her climb to fame and the head-on car accident that almost destroyed her life.
A mother is so consumed with a possessive love for her son that she may have committed murder in order to keep him by her side. When the son's new wife is found murdered, the mother is arrested for the crime. In denial about his mother's guilt, the son, a successful lawyer, agrees to defend her. Bas
Three brides-to-be have secrets that may jeopardize their upcoming nuptials.
Two white women are kidnapped on the plains of Kansas by Lakota Indians in 1868. They are taken to an Indian reservation and forced to live with the Lakotas. Anna falls in love with a warrior, Chief Tokalah, and adapts to their customs. The other woman is desperate to return home and after two years
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
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.
Sarah had encouraged her mother to escape her abusive relationship, so she isn't surprised when her mother disappears. She feels uneasy that her mother hasn't contacted her and begins to have nightmares about her mother that her father and boyfriend dismiss. As the dreams intensify, Sarah believes h
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
After the death of their mother, Sarah and Wanda, two very different sisters, are reunited. When they discover an old woman living in a run-down shack on the property they have inherited, a struggle over the land begins. Sarah wants to sell the land, but Wanda is hesitant after realizing that this w
After being set up on a blind date by their mothers, Kathryn and John fall in love and marry. John's possessive and controlling mother, Eleni, lavishes gifts on the couple, including a new home near hers. Initially, Kathryn is pleased to be part of such a close-knit family, but soon becomes uncomfor
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
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
Callain Peterson, a young FBI agent, agrees to an experimental and dangerous brain-cell transplant operation that allows her to enter the mind of a witness who is comatose, in the hope of catching a serial killer/rapist before he strikes again.
A woman takes a dangerous man into her home, thinking that he is her long-lost brother. Jennifer, a successful lawyer, is satisfied with her life except for the regret she feels that her poverty-stricken mother had to give up her younger brother, Willie. She has searched for him over the years with
Based on the true story about the men aboard the U.S.S. Point Cruz who break all of the rules in order to save an Amerasian infant abandoned in front of an American Army supply depot, in 1953. Knowing that the baby boy will not survive in Korea, the men sneak him aboard their ship, nurse him back to
Jim Rockford becomes entangled in a case incriminating two veteran police officers on vice charges and finds himself harassed by the entire Los Angeles Police Department. As he delves deeper into the case, Rockford finds himself battered and threatened by criminals with long murderous records.
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
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
The life of Edith, a former orphan, is forever changed by a chance encounter with James Percy, a handsome stranger, while she is serving as a companion in an aristocratic family. Ida Glenshaw, a distant cousin who is visiting the household and looks upon James as a potential husband, reminds Edith t
Sarah Gladstone, the mayor of the small town of St. Nicholas, must find a doctor for the local hospital before Christmas or it will shut down. When Sarah and the other residents learn that Mike Greiser is returning to town for Christmas, it spurs them into action. The recently widowed Mike, a succes
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
Television movie updating the adventures of "The Dukes of Hazzard," a CBS series which was broadcast from January 26, 1979 to February 8, 1985. Cousins Bo, Luke and Daisy Duke return to Hazzard County for an annual homecoming where they come up against an unscrupulous businesswoman who wants to buil
Sequel to "Family of Cops" about Inspector Paul Fein, the proud patriarch of a family that includes two law-enforcing sons, a daughter who is a public defender and another who is a free spirit looking for a job. When a priest is murdered, Fein returns to the neighborhood he left 40 years ago. The ev
When a young girl is diagnosed with cancer, the crisis causes her concerned father's work to suffer and he is fired. Unemployed and without medical insurance, he searches for a new job to no avail. A senator learns of the family's plight and encourages them to testify to help convince Congress to pa
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.
Isaiah returns to his family after an abrupt departure seven years earlier. Although his mother and brother welcome him, his father and former girlfriend Susan are not as forgiving. Isaiah learns that he has a son by Susan and that his mother is dying of cancer. His mother's final request to die pea
Dane Corvin returns to Raven Island where 20 years before he and Hannah Craven had fallen in love. She vowed never to see Dane again because he had arrested her brother, who he had been investigating. Dane is now determined to win her back and slowly re-enters her daily life. But Hanna has a secret,
Adaptation of Barbara Taylor Bradford's novel, "Love in Another Town." After 25 years of marriage, Maggie Sorell's husband leaves her. With the help of her best friend Samantha, Maggie recovers and moves back to her old hometown. There she meets Jake Cantrell, a younger man with whom she falls in lo
Ed Brannigan Sr. is a successful and respected attorney celebrating the addition of his son, Ed Jr., to his law firm. Ed Jr. introduces his divorced father to his attractive friend Rebecca Daly. The two are immediately attracted to one another and Ed Sr. invites her to a dinner party at his seaside
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 comedy about a couple trying to have a baby, while the husband tries to overcome his anxiety.
Prequel to the television movie, "The Christmas Box." Tells the story behind a beautiful old watch that an old friend of Richard Evans, bequeathed to his daughter as a wedding gift.
A college student is seduced into becoming an upscale call girl. Suggested by actual incidents.
A couple are held captive on their yacht by drug smugglers.
Movie based on the life of North Carolina State College basketball coach Jim Valvano, who died of cancer at age 47.
Dana, a glamorous model, is about to marry a wealthy executive when she invites her lifelong friend Barbara to San Francisco to celebrate. Within two days of the wedding, Dana's fiance drowns and the bereaved Dana moves in with Barbara's family in New Hamphsire where she reveals herself as a calcula
Set in December 1910, Mrs. Santa Claus has devised a new round-the-world route which she is convinced will save Santa lots of time on Christmas Eve. She leaves the North Pole to test the route, but over New York City, her reindeer-driven sleigh is downed by a wind current, and Cupid's leg is twisted
Sequel to the 1967 feature film, "To Sir With Love." After retiring from a distinguished career as an educator in London, Mark Thackeray moves to the United States to take a teaching assignment in a south side Chigago school. Now, a widower, he also tries to locate a woman, supposedly living in Chic
Adaptation of Tom Griffin's off-Broadway play about a group of developmentally disturbed men who share a home in a suburban neighborhood.
An ambitious and manipulative young artist, Darcy Palmer, will stop at nothing to get her way. On the run after stealing her valuable wedding bands on the eve of her wedding, Darcy assumes the identity of a college freshman who is found dead after meeting Darcy at the airport. She continues to wreak
When Lucinda, an ex-con hoping to start a new life, meets Matt, a cop, they don't hit it off but Matt fixes her up with his best friend Clay, as a practical joke. Clay falls for Lucinda and the two eventually marry, much to Matt's dismay. As Lucinda begins living an extravagant life, she resents Cla
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.
A charismatic man manipulates two women into marrying him and believing his complex web of lies. Based on a true story.
Television movie based on the series "The Rockford Files." Rockford attempts to help his friend, Babs prove that her son was murdered by a mobster. After Babs is murdered, Rockford uses clues from her diary to help his investigation and enrolls in a Criminal Behavior Class to learn more about the ca
Drama about a divorcee who lives with her younger boyfriend and her teenage daughter. The trio's life together is destroyed when the daughter and boyfriend begin an intimate relationship.
Mary, a widow in her 40s, has created a satisfactory life for herself since the death of her husband some years before. Her world is turned upside down when she hires Tim, a handsome but mentally challenged young man, to be her gardener. As the two develop special feelings for each other, Mary is fa
Telefilm based on the love affair between Princess Diana and Captain James Hewitt, her former horseback riding instructor. Based on a book of the same title.
Adaptation of Neil Simon's semi-autobiographical play about a middle-aged writer and the women in his life, real and imagined (his wife, his sister, his therapist, his daughter, his girlfriend and his deceased wife).
When his wife is kidnapped by the local high-school valedictorian and his friend and held for ransom, a husband battles her abductors and a blizzard in order to save her. Based on a true story.
A bachelor's life is changed when a former girlfriend reappears with the child she says is his. He agrees to take care of the baby while his ex-girlfriend tries to get her life in order. Even though he is initially overwhelmed, he comes to love the baby and is shaken when the woman reclaims the baby
A woman competes in the Alaskan Iditarod dogsled race, while attempting to outrun an unknown killer.
A man suffering from amnesia must choose between the woman he loves and the the family he was once devoted to but now cannot remember.
An investigative journalist goes to a remote island for a weekend filled with intrigue, as all the guests try to figure out who is trying to murder the host.
Television movie based on the story of Paul Fleiss, a pediatrician sentenced in September 1995 to probation for working with his daughter Heidi to launder profits from her call-girl ring.
Remake of the 1951 feature film, "Strangers on a Train." Two women meet on a train and are bound together in a pact to commit murder.
In this sequel to the 1975 theatrical film "The Stepford Wives," a group of women in Stepford, Connecticut, are seeking to create the perfect husbands (a reversal of the plot in the film). Men are sent to The Stepford Institute for Human Behavior to "cure" their problems. One couple is duped into th
Detective Jim Rockford rekindles an old love affair with a blind woman and tries to protect her cousin from the Russian underworld.
A handsome high school teacher and popular coach with a history of illicit entanglements with students seduces a vulnerable young student. When the principal is alerted to the situation, he believes the coach's denials, but the teen's mother discovers a love note and files charges against the coach,
A young mother with three young children moves to a new neighborhood and becomes friendly with the next door neighbors, a couple who are not what they appear to be. The helpful couple assist Anna in caring for her children, but when they decide to create their own family, they kidnap the three child
A corporate executive must confront his fears and protect his family when a young stranger encountered on a family vacation threatens to tear them apart.
A young woman must prove her innocence when she is framed by a co-worker for her employer's murder.
A woman who corresponds with a prison pen pal continues their relationship after he is released from jail. The prisoner forces her to examine a painful event in her past that shaped her life.
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.
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
Rockford is determined to prove his godson innocent of the murder of a famous fashion designer. Although the evidence is incriminating, Rockford knows in his heart that his godson is not guilty.
When Rockford is falsely accused of murdering a rival detective, he must fight to prove his innocence and stay out of jail.
Just before Christmas, a high-powered executive is ordered to return to his small Nebraska hometown to downsize the tractor factory that employs most of the community. While pretending to be there in order to place a large order for tractors, he falls in love with a local woman who is engaged to som
Television movie reunion of the series, "Dallas," which was broadcast on CBS from 4/2/78 to 5/3/91. After five years of exile in Europe, J.R. Ewing surprises everyone when he returns to Texas to reclaim Southfork from his longtime enemy Cliff Barnes. The whole Ewing clan reconvenes in Dallas where a
Drama based on the true story of a Baltimore police officer who murdered his young mistress and then tried to pin the guilt on his wife's son, a conspiracy blown apart in the courtroom.
When a fluke accident leaves her teenage son deaf, Maggie blames herself, as does her son Peter, and their relationship becomes strained. They move to a ranch to be closer to a school for the disabled where Maggie meets and falls in love with Owen, a handsome cowboy, whom her son instantly dislikes
Television movie based on the life of Olympic speedskating gold medalist Dan Jansen. Recounts Jansen's quest to become an Olympic-caliber atlete and his fierce devotion to his sport matched only by his devotion to his family, especially his sister Jane, who lost her life to leukemia.
Female police detective team Cagney and Lacey investigate tainted evidence in a death penalty case. Meanwhile, Cagney gets romantically involved with the father of a shooting victim, and Lacey copes with Harvey's absence when he takes an out-of-town job.
Drama based on the life of James Mink, the son of a freed slave who became a respected millionaire businessman in Toronto in the 1850's. Mink and his Irish-immigrant wife find out that their son-in-law, a white American, is a slave trader and has sold their daughter as a slave to a Southern Plantati
A man and a woman, both married to other people, are drawn together through their love of old, romantic movies and consider having an affair.
After a seemingly well-adjusted teenager commits suicide, each member of his family must embark upon an emotional journey examining his own feelings of blame and guilt, anger and hurt. It is only when they learn to depend on one another for love and support that they find the courage to accept what
While investigating a series of barn burnings in an Amish community, a female FBI agent befriends an Amish widow.
An angel who was a self-involved, small-time country singer in her lifetime, returns to Earth in order to earn her wings by uniting a family that is experiencing emotional upheaval during the Christmas holidays.
Based on the true story about a blind couple from very different backgrounds and opposite sides of the country whose letter-writing friendship turns to love. The two overcome many hardships as they marry and and raise four children on a ranch.
Drama revolving around the first human attempt to land on Mars and the Global News Network's television coverage of the event. The mission is endangered by the Native Earth Alliance, a non-violent group set on ending interplanetary exploration.
A single mother of two must make important adjustments when her younger son is paralyzed in a diving accident.
Adaptation of LaVyrle Spencer's novel about a man whose charmed life is suddenly changed when his illegitimate son surfaces. He is forced to tell his family the truth about his past when he realizes that his daughter and secret son have become attracted to one another.
After 23 years in a difficult marriage, a woman leaves her husband. She returns home to take care of him when he suffers a stroke, with the understanding that their marriage is over. She later develops a relationship with another man that begins as friendship, but turns to love. Inspired by actual e
Two sisters discover that their abusive stepmother murdered their baby sister. Tormented by the little girl's death, the sisters convince the Texas District Attorney to pursue the case, even though the death occurred 37 years before. Based on a true story.
Television movie about an abusive husband and the steps he takes to overcome his problem. Based on a true story.
Drama about the relationship between a former nun who runs a rape crisis center and a young woman whom she counsels and ultimately goes to jail to protect. Based on actual events.
A woman discovers that her new husband is still married to another woman and had kidnapped his sons six years earlier.
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
Drama about parents whose persistent search for their daughter after she is car-jacked and kidnapped saves her life. Inspired by actual events.
A woman whose reunion with the son she gave up for adoption leads her back to her one true love, his father. Inspired by actual events.
A television movie based on Ivana Trump's novel "For Love Alone." A world champion skier defects from Czechoslovakia and begins her rapid climb to high society and wealth.
She came to the New York City Ballet as a teenager from Ohio and captured the heart and soul of the great Mr. B, inspiring the seminal ballets of her era and setting off a fevered and bizarre star-crossed love triangle. As the greatest ballerina of her time looks back on her amazing career, she crea
A matriarch of three generations born and raised in Hoboken, New Jersey, discovers that her recently-deceased husband has lost their bar and home to a gambling debt. Inspired by her love for the music of Hoboken-born Frank Sinatra, she then takes on the mobsters who threaten all she holds dear.
A movie in a series of telefilms based on the series "In the Heat of the Night." Sheriff Gillespie and Chief Forbes track down the murderer of a young woman and her unborn child, but they face political complications when their prime suspect turns out to be an employee of the local businessman compe
Fourth in a series of telefilms based on the series "In the Heat of the Night." Sheriff Gillespie and Chief Forbes investigate a fatal car accident which looks more like murder.
A couple's already fragile marriage strains under the livelihood-threatening pall of a lemon grove disease. The return of an estranged father and the absence of an estranged son provoke additional tensions.
A community rallies behind twin brothers battling their insurance company to allow an experimental bone marrow transplant which could help one brother's HIV from progressing. Based on a true story.
A demented office assistant frames a vulnerable businesswoman for murder and forces her to assist in a deadly scheme of corporate embezzlement.
The entire family of a Milwaukee police chief becomes entangled in a web of murder and deception when the youngest daughter is accused of killing a multimillionaire businessman.
A young nanny discovers mystery, murder and romance when she is hired by a renowned scientist to care for his troubled son after his wife dies. She soon learns that father and son share a strained relationship since the latter believes his late mother's ghost is haunting their house, seeking revenge
A woman is determined to save her daughter from the horrors of domestic abuse. Inspired by actual events.
Television movie based on the autobiography of Annette Funicello -- Disney television star, recording artist and film star.
A mother returns to claim the children she abandoned ten years earlier. However, the woman who raised them in her absence is not prepared to give them up.
An amnesiac detective on the trail of a serial killer attempts to regain his memory with the help of a neurophysiology researcher.
Telefilm version of Tennessee Williams' play, "A Streetcar Named Desire." A fragile, vulnerable woman comes to live with her sister and brutish brother-in-law after losing the sisters' home in the South.
Cagney and Lacey must investigate a local precinct when a murder leads to suspicion of police corruption. When the findings of the D.A.'s police corruption investigation turn out to be useful to Cagney's political ambitions, she makes a choice that will have a lasting impact on her life, Lacey's and
A children's book writer, tortured by guilt for the accidental death of her child, is nearly driven insane by someone intent on her death while she is researching the history of her pre-Revolutionary War house on Cape Cod. The house is rumored to be haunted by the ghost of a grieving woman whose chi
After lengthy institutionalization, a young schizophrenic woman, traumatized by the sudden death of her brother, begins her recovery with the help of her dedicated boyfriend and a new drug. Based on a true story.
A woman tries to escape her abusive husband by fleeing to a shelter for battered women. However, when she witnesses a murder and must testify publicly, she makes herself an open target.
A family is torn apart when the eldest daughter is murdered and the police point to her father as the prime suspect.
Realizing that her ex-husband's young bride will most likely end up raising her young daughters, a bitter divorcee with a terrible secret invites the other woman to join her and the girls on a trip through the Arizona desert. After facing the journey's challenges, the two women gain a mutual caring
A polygraph expert's life hangs in the balance when she becomes involved with a murder suspect who she has examined and cleared.
A family moves in with an elderly woman in order to care for her and ends up learning the true meaning of Christmas.
Three disparate women are united in a unique circle of friendship. Based on the play by Ernest Thompson.
A young woman discovers her mother and mother's boyfriend's plot to murder his wife and implicate her. Based on a true story.
A woman's rejected lover seeks revenge on her and her family.
Television movie about the female police detective team, Cagney and Lacey, investigating the murder of a homeless man who has terrorized his neighborhood for years. Evidence points to another homeless man who was once a co-worker of Lacey's husband.
A runaway teenager falls in love with a charismatic trucker who turns out to be a dangerous criminal. When he holds her hostage for ransom, her parents must put their lives on the line to get their daughter back.
A black farmer in an Ozark Mountain town during the Depression finds himself compelled to care for a hostile 10-year-old boy who has been abandoned by his drunken, racist sharecropper father.
Big-city psychiatrist Carolyn Giblin dumps her no-good husband and moves her daughter back to her tiny home town in South Carolina. There she finds that the guy she left at the altar still carries a torch.
Drama about a married couple who grow apart, lead separate lives and then rediscover their strong emotional connection.
When a father recognizes his son as an arson suspect, he turns him in to the police. However, while the Arson Squad builds its case, the family must pretend nothing is wrong. Based on the true story of Paul Keller, who terrorized the city of Seattle during an arson spree lasting more than six months
A brother and sister come into conflict over his wish to sell a generations-old heirloom piano and buy back the Mississippi land their family had worked as slaves. Set in 1936 Pittsburgh.
Angel's televangelical ministry launches a boycott against a movie entitled "Little Ezekial," and Rockford is hired to protect its star.
A young pioneer woman gives up dreams of becoming an opera singer to move West and settle the frontier of Nebraska with her husband. Set in the late 1800s.
A late-night radio talk show host is caught up in a murder investigation that plays out over the airwaves.
A female Navy lieutenant is sent to the South Pacific to investigate a sexual assault that escalates to murder.
A man begins to receive flowers and love letters from a woman he's never met. He then becomes the prime suspect in the murder of his wife. Based on a true story.
A half Native-American police detective with mystical gifts of perception falls in love with the ghost of a murder victim and attempts to solve the crime.
A teen-age girl begins a journey of self-discovery when she recognizes the face of a young, missing child on a milk carton as her own.
An amnesiac commerical artist falls in love with the man who brutally attacked her. Meanwhile, a jaded veteran police lieutenant and his young, hot-shot partner attempt to track down the serial killer before it's too late.
The life of a sheltered, insecure woman is turned upside down by a handsome bounty hunter when they join forces to track down a thief.
Britt becomes a U.S. marshal and tries to find his brother when the latter sets out on the trail of the man who killed his wife.
Account of the struggle to rescue a young boy suspected of being kidnapped by a recluse who has lost his own wife and child, a man known as "The Dog Hermit." Based on David Stout's novel.
A mysterious woman finesses her way into the lives and bank accounts of acquaintances and cons them into making seemingly lucrative investments.
While attempting to deal with the departure of his mother, a young boy named Journey learns to appreciate and understand his grandparents.
Three girlfriends reunite in Fort Lauderdale for a no-holds barred vacation like the one they took 18 years earlier.
Television movie sequel to the television series of the same title, which aired on CBS from 1981 to 1988. Brothers Rick and A.J. Simon reunite in Seattle, where they inevitably get in a jam and once again adopt their roles as private investigators.
John-Boy Walton gets engaged to the daughter of a U.S. ambassador, and members of the bride-to-be's sophisticated New York family find they have much in common with the down-to-earth people of Walton's Mountain. But complications threaten to cancel the wedding.
Inspired by a true-life court case from the early decades of this century, depicts the story of how the love of a passionate woman literally enslaves a hapless younger man who remains in the woman's attic for twenty years, unbeknownst to the woman's husband. Set in Milwaukee.
A single mother's hidden past returns to haunt her when a mysterious man shows up at her door on a stormy night.
Television movie depicting the turbulent life of country music singer/songwriter Dottie West, who died in 1991.
A prim governess finds herself looking after two children who are haunted by the spirits of their dead valet and nanny.
Inspired by the the life of Pulitzer Prize-winning, Miami-based journalist, Edna Buchanan, who investigates the murder of a man with ties to the Miami mafia.
Two "blood" brothers -- one a former plantation owner, the other his former slave and childhood friend -- leave California with their families to settle in Texas, where they hope to find a life free from racial tension. Set in the 1860s.<P>After some of the villagers are kidnapped by Native American
An undercover cop falls in love with the stepdaughter of a notorious mob figure and must choose between his work and his feelings. Based on the true story of Steve Allie Collura, who portrays another police officer in the movie.
After blaming Britt for his wife's decision to stay with the Native Americans who captured her, an abusive husband organizes a party of vigilantes to accompany him into Indian territory.
A woman unknowingly marries a serial killer.
A mother is wracked with guilt and despair after her five-year-old son chokes in his sleep and finds comfort from "visits" by the boy's ghost.
True-to-life science-fiction drama played out as a newscast covering the aftermath of three asteroid impacts in remote areas of Wyoming, France and China. Motivated by the comet Shoemaker-Levy-9's impacts on the planet Jupiter in July 1994.
Period drama about the turn-of-the-century decline of a Nebraska town's economic strength and the subsequent separation of two young lovers. Based on a short story by Willa Cather.
A love triangle involving a woman and two brothers and the tragedy which results when secret passions are revealed. Set in the American West.
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.
Three law professionals and an ex-con come out of retirement to solve a murder.
A renowned actress and actor meet again under unusual circumstances and rekindle old feelings after being apart for more than 30 years.
A television movie sequel based on the long-running series, "Gunsmoke." Former marshal Matt Dillon and a good-natured greenhorn come to the aid of a teenager who sets out to avenge his mother's murder during a stagecoach robbery.
When a widower remarries, he and his children must learn to deal with the memories of the deceased, and accept the new woman in their lives.
Romantic comedy about a young widow, her two daughters and a cranky banker sent to evict them, snowed in together during Christmas.
When a genealogist travels to Eastern Europe to trace the family history of her wealthy aunt, her search for missing records and a priceless Faberge egg leads her to a Russian Count and into a romance with a mysterious art expert.
An Englishwoman begins a tragic love affair when her diamond merchant husband decides to lead a simple life teaching school in their village. Based on Thomas Hardy's classic novel.
Based on the story of Diane Giacalone, the assistant district attorney who prosecuted Mafia boss John Gotti.
Inspired by actual events surrounding a fertility doctor indicted for inseminating his patients with his own sperm and for giving false positive pregnancy results.
Based on the true story of a man who resolved his problems with women by poisoning them to death, until one of his ex-wives began to suspect him and set out to prove his guilt.
Drama based on the true story of Oksana Baiul and how she overcame personal tragedies to become the 1994 Olympic gold medalist in figure skating.
Two women overcome their adversarial relationship to help an autistic child testify against his molester.
A sequel to the television series "The Six-Million-Dollar Man" and "The Bionic Woman," as well as the subsequent television movies. As their wedding day grows near, Jaime and Steve become afflicted with a computer virus which threatens their marriage, their lives and Steve's mission to free the Amer
A woman haunted by disturbing flashbacks discovers through hypnotherapy that she and her boyfriend led parallel lives with a doomed couple from 1927.
An art history student switches places with her fashion model twin sister and gets caught in a dangerous game of deceit, industrial espionage, and love.
One of a series of television movies depicting the exploits of police detective Frank Janek. Janek tries to find a serial killer who glues his victims' eyes and mouths shut and leaves flowers beside the corpses.
A television movie about the ordeal of Jim and Jennifer Stolpa, a couple lost with their five-month-old baby for eight days in a blizzard in Nevada in December 1992. Based on a true story.
A tough crime reporter is forced to examine her own life as she investigates the disappearance of an 18-year-old girl. Inspired by the life and career of Edna Buchanan, Pulitzer Prize-winning Miami-based journalist.
A photojournalist searching for the identity of her brother's murderer becomes romantically involved with the prime suspect.
The true story of parents who discover that their two young daughters have a genetic disease that makes it fatal for them to be exposed to ordinary light.
An unmarried woman in her forties is caught in a simultaneous battle with a stormy relationship and a diagnosis of breast cancer.
After a brush with breast cancer and the death of her father, a woman realizes that something is missing from her life and decides to pursue a college education. Her husband feels threatened by her academic exploits, but eventually comes to appreciate them. Inspired by Reba McEntire's song and its a
An ailing man's life is spared when he receives a new heart -- the heart of his beloved grandson, killed in a freak accident. Following this ironic tragedy, he loses his will to live, until a runaway teenage girl befriends him and helps mend the estranged relationship with his daughter.
Television movie based on the television series "The Rockford Files." Private Detective Jim Rockford is hired by his ex-wife Kit to investigate the murder of an aging film star.
Based on the true story of Alabama twins accused of hiring a handyman to kill the husband of one of them.
Television movie based on the CBS dramatic series of the same name. A serial killer is on the loose in Sparta, Georgia, and Gillespie and Forbes must track him down while easing the pain of the young victims' families.
The third television movie featuring the characters, lawyer Harmon Cobb and Judge Bell. In this telefilm, set in Baltimore in 1953, Harmon Cobb comes to the defense of Judge Bell, who stands accused of killing the abusive father of his daughter's child.
In this movie sequel to the TV series, Kelly Robinson recruits his son and Alexander Scott's daughter for intelligence work.
A woman must explain to her teenage son why she conspired to have her husband killed. Based on a true story.
A Canadian mountie joins forces with a Chicago police officer to hunt down the killer of the mountie's father.
The family of an 11-year-old boy finds itself in turmoil after he kills two intruders while home alone. Based on a true story.
In order to escape her abusive husband, a woman attempts to change her identity and start a new life.
This television movie picks up six years after the "Cagney & Lacey" series ended. Cagney is now married to a wealthy businessman and has been promoted to an investigator for the District Attorney's Office. Lacey, who has been happily retired, must return to work after her husband suffers a massive h
An artist commissioned to paint a mural in memorial to the daughter of a wealthy widow stumbles onto the dark truth surrounding her subject's supposedly accidental death.
A television movie based on two of the late Rod Serling's unproduced scripts. In "Where the Dead Are," a Boston surgeon in 1868 searches for a scientist who may have the answer to a medical mystery. In "The Theater," a young woman attends a movie theater only to find that her life story is being rev
One of a series of television movies depicting the exploits of police detective Frank Janek. Janek attempts to solve the murders of six people living in a Manhattan apartment building owned by a famous Broadway producer/director.
A young boy living with his impoverished farming family in the Florida Everglades develops a lasting bond with a young deer.
A young man from a small midwestern town travels to Hollywood to regain the affections of his childhood sweetheart, now a famous movie star who doesn't even remember the likes of him.
A woman attempts to solve the mystery of her sister's disappearance and concludes that her brother-in-law was responsible. Based on a true story.
An ex-cop uses a bomb to hold an elementary school full of children and teachers hostage. Based on the book "When Angels Intervene," an account of real events that took place in 1986.
A restaurant owner must reconstruct her life, her marriage, and her memory following a near-fatal beating.
Second in a series of television movies based on the series "In the Heat of the Night." A famed international actress comes to Sparta, Georgia, sparking intrigue and murder.
Based on the true story of four sisters who were sexually abused by their father and their fight to take him to court.
Television movie based on the true story of a man who wages a paternity battle against his former live-in girlfriend for his nonbiological son.
Telefilm based on the true story of a mother suffering from mental illness who fights to control her life and retain custody of her young son.
Set in Nashville, this drama focuses on four independent women who strike out on their own after their marriages to country music superstars end.
Based on Anne Tyler's 1989 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel about a married couple who review their lives and renew their love for one another while driving to a friend's funeral.
A rape victim later marries a man who knows more about the crime than she realized. Based on a true story.
A television movie based on Jack London's adventure story. A young man out to make his fortune in the 1896 Yukon Gold Rush and his dog Buck learn to face the hardship of adapting to their new environment.
Based on a true story about a group of doctors and student nurses who face a life-threatening situation when one of the planes in their convoy crashes in the dense Mexican jungle en route to a remote village clinic.
A man develops a bizarre obsession that causes him to stalk a female colleague relentlessly for four years, culminating in a mass shoot-out at their office building. Based on a true story.
A woman is wrongly convicted of poisoning her infant son. Based on a true story.
A television movie sequel of "Sarah, Plain and Tall." Continues the story of Sarah, a New England woman who moved to the Midwest after she answered an ad for a wife placed by a widowed farmer during the turn-of-the-century. Two years later, when a disastrous drought strikes Kansas, Sarah is forced t
While on a mountain climbing trip, a couple is abducted by a murderer posing as a police officer.
A drama about an aristocratic Southern family whose lives are changed dramatically by the onslaught of the Civil War.
The residents of an upscale apartment complex are terrorized by a serial rapist living among them.
A successful lawyer finds herself alone in the desert without any memory as to how she got there or who she is.
A couple must overcome extraordinary obstacles to adopt a baby from an impoverished family.
Based on the true story of a man who falls in love with a con woman he meets through personal ads.
Based on the true story of a woman who was fertilized by her son-in-law's sperm so that her daughter could raise a child.
A mother devotes her entire life to the needs of her autistic child at the expense of her own needs and those of other family members.
True story of a mentally ill young woman who opens fire on a room full of children in an Illinois school.
A grandmother tries to adopt one of her twin grandsons when her daughter decides to give her Down's syndrome son to a couple who have dedicated their lives to raising children with special needs.
A woman, sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of her abusive husband, escapes and starts a new life. The police recapture her years later after she heroically saves a man's life. Based on a true story.
A mildly retarded man falls in love with a twice-divorced woman and must fight his family and the court system for the right to marry her. Based on a true story.
Based on the true story of Mary Jo Buttafuoco who was shot by Amy Fisher, a 17-year-old Long Island high school student obsessed with Buttafuoco's husband.
Based on the true story of a rookie female cop who goes undercover as a serial killer's girlfriend to secure evidence for the case.
Reawakened from a self-induced sleep in present-day San Francisco, Sherlock Holmes is challenged by the offspring of his greatest foe, Professor Moriarity.
The lives of a couple sailing in the Pacific become imperiled when they nurse a mysterious, shipwrecked duo back to health.
A married couple tries to deal with the emotional aftermath of the kidnapping of their son 15 years earlier.
Based on the true story of a ventilator-dependent quadriplegic who wins the right to end his own life, only to realize that he really wants to live.
A divorced mother takes a rafting trip on the Rio Grande only to find that she must run for her life from a psychopathic drug dealer who is stalking her.
Wrongfully imprisoned for fraud in 1951, a Florida sharecropper and his wife fight the legal system to regain custody of their children. Based on a true story.
Based on the true story of John List, a church-going New Jersey accountant who murdered his entire family and was captured 17 years later through a reenactment of his crime on the TV series, "America's Most Wanted."
A father is accused of sexual abuse by his 11-year-old daughter.
Television adaptation of the Broadway musical about the legendary striptease queen Gypsy Rose Lee and her relationship with her mother.
When two nuns are murdered by a serial killer, a father and a daughter, police officers who have been estranged, are assigned to the case.
A woman discovers she is adopted and must find her natural parents to trace her family medical history in order to have a life-saving operation.
An ambitious congresswoman's personal and professional life is affected when her daughter-in-law, a young widow and new mother becomes addicted to cocaine.
Based on the true story of a successful doctor who was married simultaneously to three women.
In order to get into a baseball league, a group of children find a seemingly mute drifter with amnesia to act as their adult coach.
Based on the true story of two female Long Beach, California police officers who sued their force for sexual harrassment and won a $3.1 million judgment.
A strange white dog mysteriously appears and helps a Georgia tree farmer to cope with the loss of his wife.
Jack Klugman and Tony Randall reprise the roles they created in the long-running comedy series, "The Odd Couple." Based on Neil Simon's play and the 1968 theatrical film release. Felix and his wife are preparing for their daughter's marriage, but everything is put on hold when Felix learns that Osca
A man is physically and verbally abused by his wife.
A television movie sequel based on the long-running series, "Gunsmoke." Long-retired Marshal Dillon, mistakenly suspected of murdering a wealthy mine owner, heads out in search of the actual killers.
A mother's plans for her daughter's wedding are complicated when her ex-husband, who abandoned the family more than 20 years earlier, shows up.
A television movie based on the series, "The Waltons," which aired on CBS from 1972 to 1981. Set 20 years after the final series episode, the Waltons assemble for Thanksgiving in 1963 and reflect on how the assassination of President John Kennedy has affected them.
A young mother is accused of murdering her two daughters after she claims that both of them had been kidnapped on two separate occasions. Based on a true story.
Based on the true story of a police sergeant who, after vowing to find the killers of three brutally murdered teenagers, became obsessed with the search, risking both his job and family.
When an old flame of Dr. Sloan's from medical school demonstrates a new medical technique, the patient dies, and Sloan's son suspects foul play.
Based on the true story of Gregory Kingsley, a 12-year-old boy who successfully sued to divorce himself from his biological parents.
A bounty hunter helps a man rescue his wife, who has been seized by bank robbers.
A respected anesthesiologist is wrongly found guilty of causing a patient's death and is forced to run from the law in order to prove his innocence.
An investigator for the Utah District Attorney's Office becomes obsessed with capturing a charismatic and murderous cult leader.
The true story of a woman who is married to an abusive husband, and how she begins to take charge when he starts to victimize their children.
A television movie based on the true story of a North Carolina college student who plotted to kill his parents for money and whose mother survived the attack.
A secretary becomes a key figure in the pursuit of stolen money when a thief whispers the whereabouts to her before his death.
A lawyer and his family move to Baltimore where he becomes the law partner of his old adversary and gets involved in the case of a woman wrongly imprisoned in a mental institution.
A former student of Dr. Sloan's is killed in what Sloan feels is a questionable suicide attempt.
A motorcycle-riding insurance investigator uncovers crime.
An attorney defends a teenage boy accused of murdering his abusive father and in the process must come to grips with his own secrets about his past relationship with his mother.
After serving a ten-year sentence for rape in prison, a man tries to become part of the lives of his victim and their son.
A hard-driving, successful executive must decide whether she wants to assume responsibility for the care of her dying friend's six-year-old daughter.
A successful television reporter realizes she is addicted to her womanizing husband.
A movie based on the stories of the two women who married into Britain's House of Windsor, Diana Spencer, Princess of Wales, and Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York.
A journalist fears for her illegitimate son's safety when his father decides to run for the presidency of the United States.
Based on the "Des Moines Register" articles which chronicled rape victim Nancy Ziegenmeyer's account of the effects of the crime on her life.
Set in the Southwest in the 1880s, a man tries to locate the killers who murdered his father.
A television movie based on the true story of Carolyn Warmus, who was convicted of killing her lover's wife in Westchester County, New York.
A story based on the life of Aileen Carol Wuornos, the first convicted female serial killer in the United States.
A television movie sequel based on the long-running series "Gunsmoke." Matt Dillon finds himself in the midst of the Pleasant Valley War of the 1880s in Arizona.
Based on the true story of a teenager drowned by two friends in the Angeles National Forest in October 1985. The mother of the victim takes in her daughter's best friend and discovers that the girl is one of the killers.
Based on the true story of the ordeal at Utah's Alta View Hospital when gunman Richard Worthington held an entire maternity ward hostage for 18 hours.
A man's life becomes unhinged when his attorney wife defends his ex-lover on a charge of murder which he witnessed.
A relationship evolves between a jewel thief who escapes from jail and a cranky, upper-class woman from Northern California.
A group of WWII G.I.s confront injustices, corruption and prejudice when they return home to their small Texas town.
After a series of bizarre events, a family learns that their house has been built on an old cemetery.
A television movie based on the true story of a San Diego woman who killed her ex-husband and his new wife.
Four black women move to New York from North Carolina in 1939 to work as live-in domestics. In order to forget their troubles, they go dancing at the Savoy Ballroom in Harlem.
A sequel to "A Woman Scorned: The Betty Broderick Story," which aired on CBS on 3/1/92. Convicted for murdering her ex-husband and his new wife, the sequel focuses on her trial for the two murders.
A close-knit Texas family faces important changes when a young caretaker is employed to tend to their ailing mother.
A television movie based on the true story of a young mother's crusade to find her kidnapped infant daughter.
A movie based on a true story about a couple who discover their newly adopted 7-year-old daughter suffered from severe abuse and neglect at the hands of her natural father.
A hired assassin is pursued by an FBI agent with whom she has a physical resemblance.
An amnesia victim starts a new life working as a live-in nanny for a single father who helps her uncover her disturbing past.
One of a series of television movies depicting the exploits of police detective Frank Janek. A series of murders by lethal injection occur in New York's Grand Central Station.
A television movie about a race against time to stop a deadly outbreak of plague in New York City.
A television movie based on the classic Willa Cather novel. At the turn of the century, a young woman tames the unyielding Nebraska lands she inherits from her father and learns self-reliance amid the hardships of pioneer life.
A television movie based on the true story of a policeman's obsessive pursuit of an escaped convict.
Two grandmothers, estranged girlhood friends, battle for the love of their first grandchild.
A doctor investigates the murder of a corporate president when his patient is accused of the crime.
When a woman breaks up with her contractor boyfriend, he restructures her apartment so he can secretly watch and terrorize her.
A woman is stalked by a man who believes she is his missing wife.
A mother takes the law into her own hands after her daughter's murderer is acquitted on a technicality.
A New York realtor is shot by a prospective buyer as she was showing him a house. Based on a true story.
A young man helps his brother recover from a near-fatal car accident.
An English maid scrimps and saves to fulfill her dream of travelling to Paris to purchase a dress from the House of Dior.
Based on a true story. Three women join together to capture and seek revenge on the con man who swindled them.
A man who has kept his inability to read or write a secret must confront his own dyslexia when his grandson is diagnosed with the same impairment.
A woman's perfect life begins to fall apart when she learns that her husband, a wealthy publisher, has been accused of murdering a prostitute.
An orphaned nine-year-old and his aging grandmother disappear to avoid authorities who believe that she can no longer care for him.
A high school teacher, convinced that he has overcome the childhood trauma of seeing his brother murdered by brutal teenagers, is horrified when three ghoulish students transfer into his classroom. He realizes that they are ghosts from that night 27 years ago who have come back to settle an old scor
Based on the true story of a single mother with three children who is framed and jailed for a crime she did not commit.
Three women decide to pose nude for "Playboy" magazine and find that the notoriety the decision brings changes their lives forever.
A television movie remake of Alfred Hitchcock's 1943 thriller about a young girl who discovers that her uncle is the notorious "Merry Widow" serial killer.
A couple becomes inadvertently embroiled in a voodoo murder mystery in New Orleans.
A television movie based on the true story of Ricky Bell, an athlete whose professional football career was shortened by neuromuscular disease and his inspirational effect on a physically challenged boy.
A former investigative reporter battles the traumatic effects of alcohol withdrawal while desperately attempting to rescue her kidnapped young son from a child molester.
An older woman who marries a young man must face her own emotions and the reactions of her grown children and husband when they discover that she is pregnant.
A couple is shipwrecked on a desert island in the South Pacific which is inhabited by an American castaway and his island girlfriend. A romantic quadrangle develops that forces all involved to re-examine the choices they have made in their lives.
Retired Texas Ranger Parsons becomes the object of a manhunt when he is accused of murdering a recently released convict. Meanwhile, Captain Rip Metcalf and Billy Roy Barker, a resourceful con man, attempt to prove his innocence.
Based on the true story of a small-town South Carolina sheriff called upon to solve the kidnapping of a local girl by a serial killer.
A farm owner and an estranged wife on the run help each other escape corrupt law enforcement and their dark pasts.
A young man goes on trial for the murder of his sadistic older brother. Their widowed mother is tortured by the prospect of possibly having to villify the slain son in order to save the other. Based on a true story.
A young, black Los Angeles executive and an unpolished white woman find themselves handcuffed together in a Louisiana jail. When they make their escape, the duo embark on a series of adventures through bayou country.
A television movie pilot for an unsold CBS series. Set in New Mexico, this western/comedy follows the adventures of an ex-Confederate sharp-shooter.
A therapist finds herself in the middle of a dangerous love triangle.
A man's emotional struggle to decide whether to end his comatose wife's pregnancy in order to save her life.
A television movie based on the true story of the bizarre relationship between a domineering mother and her son who is a serial rapist.
Based on a true story, an Arkansas lawyer successfully defends a woman accused of murdering her husband. She subsequently becomes obsessed with him and plots to kill his wife.
Based on the true story of a 23-year-old New Hampshire high school teacher who was arrested along with her 16-year-old lover and two of his friends, for the murder of her husband.
A former rodeo cowboy from Montana and a New York City cop-on-the-beat team up on the City's Mounted Police Department.
A ravenous alien creature arrives in a small midwestern town during a meteor shower.
A television movie based on the true story of an aristocratic British woman who finds herself involved in the French underground during World War II, operating an escape route for downed Allied airmen in Nazi-occupied France.
A family confronts feelings of guilt and stress when they realize that they must place their aging parent in a nursing home.
A young boy unexpectedly befriends a homeless man and learns the true meaning of sharing.
An American travels to Africa to convince his reluctant physician daughter to come home. His trip takes a nightmarish turn when he is arrested for a murder he did not commit.
A wealthy New York widow becomes friends with a homeless woman who lives in Central Park.
A woman answers a widowed farmer's ad for a new wife and mother to his two children.
A television movie based on a true story about a mother and son who are shot during a store hold-up and the effect it has on their family.
Based on the book about a woman and her three children who were deserted by her husband. Seventeen years later, after discovering his whereabouts, she begins a legal battle to recover years of back child support.
A movie depicting the relationship of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz from 1940, when they first met working at MGM, to just after the premiere of "I Love Lucy" on television in 1951.
When a man wrongly convicted of murder is exonerated and released after 18 years in prison, he tries to forge a new relationship with his unforgiving father and the teenage son he barely knows.
A surgeon must perform life or death surgery on the man who raped her.
An experienced Washington television news reporter encounters serious competition from an ambitious newcomer.
A young drifter pursued by a posse on murder charges forms an unlikely relationship with a cantankerous trapper.
Based on the true story of the USS "Indianapolis," which was given the secret mission of carrying the vital parts of the A-bomb across the Pacific during World War II. On its return, the ship was sunk by a Japanese submarine, resulting in the Navy's greatest sea disaster. The Navy delayed a rescue b
A profile of successful female stand-up comics, from pioneers like Phyllis Diller to contemporary favorites like Paula Poundstone.
Based on the true-life story of Charlotte Fedders, a battered wife of a prominent Washington official who found the courage to end the cycle of domestic violence by getting out of the abusive relationship.
A television movie based on the life of real-estate entrepreneur Leona Helmsley, from the early 1950s until 1989.
A brilliant paleontologist travels to Africa with a team of assistants in search of the remains of a three-million-year-old man. She comes into conflict with a rough-and-ready miner exploring the same territory for meerschaum, a special clay used for making smoking pipes, when both claim digging rig
An American woman and her daughter vacationing in Paris become the targets of hired killers because of a videotape that is in their possession.
A young woman's torturous search for her long-lost father in Eastern Europe leads her into a horrifying world between the living and the dead.
A young boy becomes mute after witnessing the murder of his parents. Because the police had been unable to extract any information from him, a female psychiatrist is assigned to help the boy identify the killer. As she explores further, she stumbles on the possibility that the boy remains silent bec
Based on the true story of Judith Shapiro, an American who teaches in a provincial Chinese city shortly after the Cultural Revolution. She is caught between her Western liberal upbringing and the harsh laws of a foreign government when she falls in love with one of her students.
A television movie in which an old Englishman leads a group of children in a perilous cross-country flight to the safety of England during the Nazi occupation of France.
A television movie based on a novel by Dean R. Koontz. A psychic assists the police in finding a serial killer, only to become the murderer's next target.
A story about the rise of a neo-Nazi movement in the United States. Three aimless young men and a college professor inadvertently get involved in the white supremacist "skinheads" movement.
The power-mad president of the PTA in an affluent Los Angeles suburb is murdered and many of the members are suspects.
A television movie based on a true story. A woman is stalked, kidnapped and then buried alive for 83 hours by a calculating sociopath. Her father makes a desperate attempt to save her.
A woman in her mid-50s enters a second marriage to a man only two years older than her oldest child. She must learn to deal with the doubts faced by each of her four children concerning her fiance.
A television movie based on the true story of the bizarre murder/suicide case of the Boston couple, Charles and Carol Stuart, in late 1989.
A wife of 25 years finds herself an unwilling victim of her husband's mid-life crisis. She decides not to let the marriage fade away gently. With help from her free-spirited friend Lisa, she plots her revenge against her husband and his young new girlfriend.
A rich Beverly Hills matron suspects her husband is trying to kill her. She makes her escape when an enterprising con-artist convinces her to run away.
A television movie sequel based on the long-running CBS series, "Gunsmoke." Matt Dillon attempts to rescue his daughter, whom he has never seen, from her Apache captors.
A convicted killer escapes from prison and maneuvers his way into the lives of an unsuspecting woman and her son.
When actress Emily Moore escapes from an abduction by a crazed fan, she thinks she deserves a vacation. So it's off to an isolated island with her psychiatrist husband, where more horror awaits.
An unhappily married woman is kidnapped by an inept bank robber and ends up falling in love with him.
The crew of an Aloha Airlines plane manages to land the airliner when it sustains severe damage after the top skin of its fuselage rips off during flight. Based on a true story.
Based on a true story about Vietnam War veterans who executed a secret mission in Thailand to save the Vietnamese hill people who helped them during the war.
A teenager discovers that he was stolen from his natural parents at the age of two and decides to leave his comfortable life to find his real family.
Dramatization based on the true events surrounding the attempt to kill Hitler made by his own officers in 1944.
Lisa and Oliver Douglas, realizing that they are not cut out to be farmers, decide to move back to New York. They begin to question their decision to move back to their Park Avenue penthouse, and are only too happy to return to Hooterville when they are summoned back to help the townsfolk fight gree
Four friends on a fishing holiday in Brazil are lured by the reward offered by an insurance company for taking in tow an abandoned schooner loaded with explosives.
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 television movie based on a true story. A church-going Texas couple befriends an eerie woman who becomes her friend and his lover. This strange relationship climaxes in an ax murder and a sensational trial.
A television movie depicting another adventure of Sherlock Holmes. Professor Moriarty, the fiendish criminal genius, escapes and offers Holmes and Doctor Watson a challenge after he kidnaps the great detective's brother, Mycroft.
A story about a divorcee who risks jail on kidnapping charges when she refuses to allow her ex-husband access to their young child because she has strong reason to believe that he has been sexually abusing the child.
A television movie updating the 1954 film, "Three Coins in the Fountain." Focuses on the romantic adventures of three friends who are vacationing together in Rome.
A television movie pilot not picked up by CBS. When an idealistic judge is disfigured by criminals, he starts going around town dispensing vigilante justice.
A woman, presumed dead for 15 years, returns to her family shortly before a large inheritance is due. While she certainly seems to be the missing woman, there are doubts about her identity among those who knew her.
An attorney falls in love with her younger, male secretary.
A gynecologist is sued for malpractice by his patient on whom he has performed a hysterectomy. The suit threatens to end his prestigious medical career. At the same time, he is in the midst of a complicated divorce from his wife, who is trying to buy him out of their successful medical practice. Eve
The newly elected mayor of Albuquerque is forced to fight for her life and career when she becomes the victim of a vicious blackmail campaign.
A television movie sequel to the CBS miniseries "Doubletake" and "Internal Affairs." Richard Crenna reprises his role as Lieutenant Frank Janek, the skilled New York City detective who leads an investigation into the death of a recently-appointed black Police Commissioner and another similar murder
A Texas Ranger and a professional safecracker reluctantly team up to solve a serial murder case.
A television movie sequel. Detective Frank Janek and his Internal Affairs squad clash with a special task force while investigating a grissly mass murder in which a victim is one of Janek's former partners, a once highly regarded officer now suspected of unlawful activities.
A young doctor stumbles across a series of mysterious series of events at a hospital, including a case of human experimentation, murder, and a cover-up.
Three young women lives change when they become part of the famous dance squad that performs at home games for the world champion Los Angeles Lakers.
A television movie for CBS based on the successful ABC series. In this Valentine's Day cruise, Vicki helps her father come to terms with the death of his wife, a gang of jewel thieves uses the cruise to make their getaway, a charity bachelor auction is planned by the new social director, the Chef's
A movie about a Chicago family -- a building contractor and his two sons who have opposing ideologies. One brother works for a power-hungry builder with underworld connections; the younger son, a priest in one of the city's poor parishes, is fighting the forces for which his brother works.
A television movie about two people whose lives are thrown together when they are stranded on a tropical island after a shipwreck. They are soon joined by drug smugglers who have come to collect their cache of heroin which was hidden on the ship.
An adaptation of romance novelist Barbara Cartland's book, "Cupid Rides Pillion." Set in the England of Charles II about an aristocrat who has been forced to become a highwayman and who falls in love with a young girl he has sworn to protect after her brother has been beheaded. Their enemies accuse
A young couple struggles to get by with two jobs and two children. Their home burns down, and the husband, the former superintendent of the building, is left unemployed. After several unsuccessful attempts to find work, the husband decides to leave town and seek work elsewhere, leaving his family be
A cable news journalist solves the mystery behind the disappearance of an anchorwoman. While investigating the disappearance, he unravels a bizarre mystery involving a television network president, a Broadway producer, a powerful TV evangelist and other figures from the woman's past and present.
A movie based on the true story of Dr. James Oleske, a Newark, New Jersey-based pediatrician who was credited with being one of the first physicians in the U.S. to detect the AIDS virus in children.
A television movie about a single working mother who is threatened with losing custody of her daughter when authorities believe her to be an unfit parent.
A movie that reprises the big-city adventures of former Deputy Marshal Sam McCloud from Taos, New Mexico. Now the junior U.S. Senator from New Mexico, McCloud fights to protect the environment against chemical pollution. His crusade turns personal when he is called to London to solve the murder of h
The true story of Richmond Flowers Jr who overcame illness, a physical handicap and the derision of his classmates because of his father's liberal views on integration, to become a world-class hurdler and football star.
A television movie based on a true story. After an affair with a married man, a single, female psychologist helps organize a support group for other women who have had similar experiences.
An assistant district attorney continues her affair with a judge after he is assigned to preside at a murder trial in which she is the prosecutor. As the case proceeds, she discovers shocking evidence that could severely damage her case, her career and her romance.
A hearing-impaired woman's life is shattered when her husband is killed in an automobile accident that leaves her seriously injured. As she struggles to overcome her physical and emotional wounds, she tries to reclaim her relationship with her four-year-old daughter and reconcile with her estranged
A television movie based on a true story about Joyce Mattox, a Louisiana millworker. Bored with her humdrum life, she joins a Bible study group that visits prisoners housed at the nearby state penitentiary. There she meets Jesse Glen Smith, and a mutual attraction begins. Their relationship becomes
A turn-of-the-century woman who lives on a farm with her husband and his brother which an emotional triangle develops when the husband's sterility makes him unable to give his wife a child. His suggestion that she become pregnant by his younger brother helps to develop an attraction between the wife
A police officer suspects his son is being sexually abused at pre-school. He begins an unofficial investigation to help provide the kind of definitive evidence that will stand up in court.
A movie based on the Edgar Rice Burrough's character, Tarzan. Tarzan flies to New York to seek the kidnappers of his chimpanzee pal, Cheetah. In their quest for the chimp, Tarzan and his self-appointed assistant Jane, a New York City cab driver, encounter a wealthy philantropist and big-game hunter
A movie based on real events, focusing on the relationship of two Southern teenagers, close friends who share a strong physical attraction to the same girl, and which ultimately leads to a terrible tragedy.
A woman who witnesses a murder on a secluded beach becomes the target of professional killers. The investigating officers are reluctant to believe the woman's story since there is no evidence that a murder has been committed.
An unemployed single mother decides to turn her formidable skills as an ace pool player into cash to salvage her finances. To prevent her house from going into foreclosure, she enters a billiards contest and makes it into the national finals where she is pitted against one of the country's top playe
A television movie adaptation of a mystery story Agatha Christie. An American girl traveling in Egypt witnesses an accident that she thinks is a crime. She spots a man in a brown suit running from the scene and follows him. A piece of paper that he drops leads her to a cruise ship and an adventure w
A dramatization of the life of musical superstar Karen Carpenter, who died suddenly in 1983 at the age of 32 from anorexia nervosa.
A former college and pro football great's career is cut short by an injury. He squanders the last 20 years of his life as a jet-setting vagabond. Returning to Minneapolis to establish a new career, he tries to resume a relationship with a college-age son he barely knows. Meanwhile, trying to he inad
Four best friends return to their hometown to reunite for the wedding of a fifth friend. As the bridesmaids prepare for the wedding, reminisce about the past and explore the town, they share some shocking secrets that bind them together -- and ultimately free them to take charge of their lives.
A psychotic killer seeks to control the life of a successful, strong-willed soap-opera producer after he steals her credit cards and phonebook/datebook.
A television movie dramatizing the story of the Manhattan Project and the race to develop the atomic bomb. The saga revolves around three main characters: General Leslie R. Groves, the military man who spear-headed the endeavor; Dr. J. Robert Oppenheimer, the scientist in charge of the project; and
Nick Knight is a homicide detective who also happens to be a vampire with super-human strength, the ability to fly and highly sensitive vision. He finds himself entangled with a series of bloody murders that seem to have been committed by a vampire.
A detective from New Jersey crosses a crime boss, travels to Hawaii, and ends up tackling the Islands' biggest case.
A television movie about acquaintance rape on a college campus. Attending school in California, Lyn McKenna is raped by her best friend's new boyfriend, Ron. Frightened and confused, Lyn confides in a schoolmate, who persuades her to seek help. Even though she feels the university, the legal system
A young man defies his father and sides with local Native Americans in a land dispute.
Set during World War II, an ex-military officer assumes a dead officer's identity and finds himself in charge of a unit full of misfits.
A television movie featuring Stacy Keach reprising the role of Mickey Spillane's hard-boiled private-eye, Mike Hammer. The detective is kidnapped, drugged, and parachuted into the Nevada desert outside Las Vegas where he becomes the prime suspect in the murder of the celebrity host of charity teleth
A television movie which takes place on the moon in the year 2015. A security officer at an American mining station, located in the Soviet sector of the moon, is murdered. NASA sends its top investigator to the moon after the Russians insist that their principal KGB agent conducts the investigation.
A troubled seventeen-year-old feels abandoned by his divorced parents. His rebellious behavior, in an attempt to recapture the attention of his family, leads them to have him committed to a residential treatment facility where he encounters a system designed more to perpetuate itself than to help it
An amnesia victim returns home to find two years mysteriously missing from her life and that she is the prime suspect in a murder she cannot recall. Confused and dismayed by her family's rejection, Rebecca Simms searches to unravel the mystery. A haunting dream begins to reveal clues about her life
A married mother of two teenagers is unprepared for the emotional pain and stress of her husband leaving her for a younger woman.
A television movie about the editor of a newspaper in a small Southern town in 1944 who tries to settle his differences with his estranged son and to come to terms with the fast-changing world.
Based on Percy Adlon's 1985 German film, "Zuckerbaby," a lonely, overweight young woman has all but given up on the opposite sex until she lays her eyes on the most beautiful man she's ever seen and sets out to conquer him.
A television movie based on a true story, about a young rookie who joins the police force of a small Southern town, and who has to wrestle with his conscience when he discovers that the popular sheriff and most of the force are corrupt.
After a local public station gets a new owner, the station becomes a hit with a mix of hilariously bizarre shows.
Based on the novel "Fatal Dosage," which tells the true story of a Boston nurse who was accused of giving a fatal dose of morphine to a terminally ill patient.
A young boys cpming of age using the revolutionary war as the backdrop.
A fact-based television movie about an ambitious Los Angeles vice cop whose bold pursuit of a famous prostitute-turned-madame the late '40s uncovered widespread corruption in the police department and nearly toppled the mayor's administration in the scandal.
A television movie about three single women over 30 who are all the best of friends and who discover that they are all dating the same recently-divorced man. Rather than give him up, the women devise a plan to share him.
Two New York City police detectives investigate the theft of $12 million in jewels from a local gallery, including the renowned White Hall diamond. However, their plan goes awry and they end up following the trail of the White Hall diamond to London.
A small-time private eye tries to win back his estranged wife and their young disabled son.
A remake of the Howard Hawks-directed 1948 theatrical release of the same title about two strong men in conflict during a grueling 1,000-mile cattle drive out of Texas along the Chisholm Trail.
Based on a true story, a detective investigates what seems to be a routine hit-and-run fatality, and ends up uncovering sinister connections between the deceased's surviving husband, an alleged doctor with two identities but no apparent practice, and his associate, a mail-order minister who owns a s
A television movie, based on fact, about the Madison family and their struggle to cope with the knowledge that their young son, a hemophiliac, has contracted AIDS.
A young homicide detective and a retired police detective work together to solve three recent murders related to an old, unsolved case of a stolen diamond.
Based on the true story of Larry and Alice Parker who were accused of manslaughter in 1974 following their 11-year-old son's death after they took part in a faith healing that they believed would cure him of diabetes.
A television movie about Wallis Simpson, the American divorcee who won the heart of England's future King Edward VIII, and the events that led him to give up the throne for her in 1936.
An aspiring actor and an unemployed salesman who inadvertently steal a multi-million dollar Renoir and must unload the painting.
A television movie about private detective Thomas Kyd, who is drawn into a seamy Hollywood murder after he comes to the aid of a beautiful young woman.
A television movie about an innocent children's game that turns into a life-threatening nightmare. Two children play a "Peeping Tom" game, spying on their adult neighbors' personal lives. When a woman is murdered, one of the children sees something that makes him suspect that his father is the mur
Based on the true story, a nurse is indicted for administering medical treatment without a license in an isolated California town in Death Valley.
A television movie based on Harriet Doerr's 1984 best-seller involving Sara and Richard Everton, a young couple from San Francisco who rejuvenate the poor, rural Mexican village of Ibarra by re-opening an abandoned copper mine.
A retelling of the famous true story of the Frank family, and the courage of the Dutch people who helped them hide from the German occupation of Holland.
A recently retired executive in his early fifties returns to college to fulfill his lifelong dream of playing football, despite the strain on his family.
A television movie where good-hearted outlaws, camp followers, Mexican revolutionaries, and a Welles Fargo posse all come together (literally) over a buried cache of stolen gold.
A glamorous Beverly Hills woman suddenly finds herself penniless and travels to the Australian outback to sell her late father's worthless opal mine. Complications arise when two locals compete for her affections.
A lonely widow is kidnapped by a desperate fugitive from justice, a young woman who has been convicted of attempted murder. When she takes the widow hostage, captor and captive become the hunted, by both the law and the fugitive's unbalanced, vengeful father who has threatened to kill her. An unusua
A former FBI agent joins his friend in Jordan, Alaska, as a bush pilot. When the friend is murdered, he must use all his acquired investigative skills and the aid of a local young Indian man, to help a no-nonsense state trooper solve the case.
A television movie based on fact about the 30-year-old former college football star who developed Lou Gehrig's disease and went on to coach a high school football team to victory.
An upper middle-class housewife whose life is jolted when her husband suddenly seeks divorce after 17 years of seemingly wedded bliss.
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
An adaptation of Herman Wouk's drama about the trial of a Navy officer accused of unlawfully relieving his captain of command of their ship during a typhoon.
A television movie about a business executive who decides to devote her life to being a full-time housewife. Her husband and kids end up having second thoughts about the change from distant, working mother to hands-on, domestic mom.
A television movie about one Jean Louis Chavel, a wealthy attorney, who is wrongly imprisoned during the German occupation of France. He is later marked for execution, but offers his worldly possessions to Mangeot, a prisoner who takes his place. After the war he returns to his old home and falls in
A television movie remake of the 1958 Cary Grant-Ingrid Bergman film of the same title, about a British actress whose image is compromised when she falls in love with a jet-setting diplomat who is posing as a married man.
An American covert intelligence agent, Crawford is stationed in Brussels as a cultural attache. He is ordered first to smuggle Higbe, a former American intelligence officer who defected to Moscow years earlier, but is then ordered to kill him. Crawford, however, must battle between his orders and
A movie based on fact following the spiritual and psychological journey of Debby Ogg, a woman who refuses to accept as a death sentence the diagnosis of her potentially fatal illness. Instead she makes a personal attempt to heal herself and to learn how to love and be loved.
A movie about the late entertainer, Liberace, covering his life from his early 20s to his death at age 67.
A movie based on the book "My Father, My Son," about Admiral Elmo Zumwalt Jr., his son and his grandson, and the tragedy that brought them closer. It was the elder Zumwalt who ordered the use of Agent Orange in Vietnam which apparently resulted in his own son's cases of lymphoma and Hodgkin's Disea
A woman discovers that her husband is a drug-dealing mobster. She flees, taking $2 million of her husband's drug money, but she is forced to leave her baby daughter behind. After carefully creating a new identity for herself and altering her appearance, she makes plans to kidnap her daughter from
A television movie about a group of women and their guide on an innocent wilderness adventure that turns into a terrifying life-and-death struggle when they are stalked by a desperate, violent fugitive.
An aging outlaw is looking to live out his fantasies as a railway bandit despite being behind bars for twenty years. A former Texas ranger who feels responsible for letting his adversary out plans to go after him one more time.
A television movie about a professor at an urban college who has difficulty coping with the results of the school's open admission policies, especially as regards one young student from the ghetto. Based on the original one-act play and the full-length Broadway version, both by Shirley Lauro.
A film based on the true story of Florence "Pancho" Barnes, a Pasadena debutante who fled an arranged marriage to become an ace pilot and a contemporary of Amelia Earhart. Through her efforts, the Motion Picture Stunt Pilots Association was created. Barnes later trained many of the flyers who became
Based on a true story, about a young girl from the Midwest who arrives in Los Angeles seeking a film career. Instead, she finds work as a nude model, and then as a star of pornographic films, becomes dependent on cocaine, and finally commits suicide at age 20.
Three men refuse to be categorized as "too old." All 65 and older and forced to retire, the men decide to form a new company to produce a line of clothing for the over-65 set.
A television movie about a couple living near the United Nations building in New York who become involved in a complex plot to catch a deadly assassin uses seemingly ordinary objects as murder weapons.
A television movie based on the true story of a 12-year-old who enlisted in the Navy during World War II and became a hero. Discovered to be underaged, he is returned to the United States where he was mistaken for a deserter.
Two women are involved with a man who is murdered -- his pampered wife and a prostitute with whom he has been having a passionate affair. When they become targets themselves, they join forces to uncover the murdered man's obvious double life and find his killer.
A television movie featuring a Christmas reunion of the regular cast of the "Brady Bunch." Carol and Mike Brady gleefully plan their first family Christmas reunion in years, not realizing that each of their six children has a secret reason for not wanting to attend.
A police captain is assigned to the most corrupt precinct in the city. When a couple of his cops are arrested for burglary, the chief of police believes that the corruption may involve more than just the two officers. He assigns Captain Janet Hamilton to the command with a mandate to find out how di
A television movie about a wife who suspects her husband, a criminal pathologist, of being the serial killer he is supposed to be investigating.
Two girls make crank phone calls, and end up living through a night of terror as they are menaced by a psychotic killer.
A television movie about a captured international terrorist who is brought to the United States to stand trial. The drama, set in the immediate future, focuses on a hypothetical law which would allow the United States to unilaterally extradite foreign nationals accused of carrying out or supervising
An adaptation of the well-known children's story by Frances Hodgson Burnett about a selfish girl who is suddenly orphaned while living in India, then sent to rural England to stay at imposing Misselthwaite Manor. After arriving, she discovers a long-abandoned secret garden, and its magic changes her
A grandfather seeks rights to visit his grandchild when his daughter-in-law tries to keep him away with a restraining order because she believes he is a bad influence on the girl.
A story about Mike Byrd and Amy Webster, young expectant marrieds who are columnists for competing newspapers, in which they each write running commentaries on Amy's pregnancy. Amy's elegant but acerbic mother, Blanche Webster, resents her approaching grandmotherhood.
A married couple tries to decide the fate of their premature and severely damaged infant daughter.
A mother-son detective team in Manhattan hunts down a serial killer. Sadie is a former NYPD policewoman forced into early retirement who wants her would-be actor son to join the police force. Meanwhile Sadie is involved romantically with a deli owner.
A movie based on characters from William J. Caunitz's novel "One Police Plaza" (which was a CBS telefilm in 1986), about a bizarre murder which taxes routine police procedures.
James Arness and Amanda Blake repeat their roles as Marshal Matt Dillon and Kitty Russell, respectively, in this television movie sequel to the long-running series, "Gunsmoke." The new version takes place twelve years after the series ended, with Dillon living as a mountain trapper and Miss Kitty li
A movie based on the cancelled CBS series "Crazy Like a Fox." When attorney Harrison Fox accepts an important job interview in London, he convinces his family, including his private eye father Harry, to take the trip with him. Once there, the two become involved in a mystery involving the murder of
A Bible-reading woman with a knack for playing cards unexpectedly wins a whorehouse in a poker game. With the aid of her cousin and a friendly bounty hunter, the lady assumes the role of "madame", putting her in conflict with the town's citizens and a rival brothel-owner, who happens to be the town'
A movie set during the American Civil War, about two women-- a wealthy white woman and the black woman who was once her slave. They join forces to fight for freedom and the abolition of slavery.
A television movie inspired by the life of Sydney Biddle Barrows, a former debutante who became the proprietor of a high-class escort service in New York. Miss Barrows is shown leading a double life: as a socialite-careerist, active in the best social circles, and as a madam, who utilizes the skill
Gordon Williams is a stern and inflexible disciplinarian who shows favoritism towards his younger son. His inability to understand his older son's nature creates emotional stress and, ultimately, tragedy.
A television movie about a mother who starts a crusade to re-educate the community to the truth about kids, like her own, who have Down's Syndrome, a cause of mental retardation. One of the writers, Emily Perl Kingsley, is the mother of a Down's Syndome child, and the film is based on her story.
A nun while at work on a underdeveloped Pacific Island, falls in love with a United States Army Captain training the villagers in self defense.
A television movie about a veteran policeman who accidentally kills a musician. The ghost of the musician returns to persuade the cop to steer the musician's grandson away from drug peddlers and into a life of music.
A twentieth-century college professor is sought out by a woman of the twenty-sixth century to help her locate a power-crazed scientist who has left the future to change a significant event in the past in order to alter the future. Their manhunt stretches from the year 2586 back to 1886.
A television movie about a dedicated critical-care nurse and her descent into drug and alcohol abuse which she hides from her colleagues.
A television movie about the great detective Sherlock Holmes, as he finds himself revived in the 1980s. Jane Watson, the great-granddaughter of John Watson, Holmes' perpetual companion and chronicler, inherits his home in England. After traveling there to see the house, she discovers a body in the b
A television movie about a young television news reporter whose assignment to produce a profile of Senator Abigail Winslow plunges her into a terrifying mystery with occult overtones, including secrets which are linked to her own haunted past.
Jack Stobbs and Art Riddle, two World War II comrades, are neighbors at the Shady Knoll Trailer Park. They accidently discover a suitcase filled with more than three million dollars in cash. Stobbs rationalizes that they should keep it, so they take off with the cash, and Jack's eccentric mother, Fe
A movie based on a true story, about a Houston housewife who moves with her eleven children from urban America to a remote Australian sheep ranch. Liz and Sam Gavin, parents of 13 children, both their own and adopted, become concerned with all the negative facets of big-city America, and decide to r
A movie about an orphaned teenage boy who, enraged by his brother's death, goes on a rampage on the ranch where he works, accidently starting a fire and then fleeing on a horse. Cleared of charges brought against him, he nevertheless is sent to a Boys Industrial School, which is little more than a j
A woman in her 30s must learn to survive on her own after the death of her lover who provided her with a generous income. Rae Colton is a once-ambitious actress whose career goals changed when she fell in love with a wealthy contractor, Wyn Brooks. After many years of blissful happiness and worry-f
Telly Savalas reprises his role as the tough New York cop Theo Kojak in this television movie. Kojak, now an inspector, investigates a murder case in which a woman is accused of killing her children. To complicate matters, Kojak becomes troubled by his feelings towards her. He is both attracted to h
Jesse Hawkes, a former mountain ranger resigns from the service after tracking down and bringing to trial a vicious psychopathic killer. After T.J. Cousins, the killer, escapes from prison, Hawkes volunteers his services to help track down his arch enemy.
A Christmas television movie about a widower, his two children, and his long-lost father who turns up after 25 years as a hobo. The son still finds himself unable to forgive his father for running out on his childhood.
A television movie based on the Broadway play "Foxfire," about a woman's attempt to hold on to her farm while she battles her troubled folk singer son and grieves over the death of her husband.
A group of acquiescent old black men find sudden courage when faced with the need to defend a beloved fellow black in danger of being lynched for the murder of a white racist tenant farmer.
A young black engineer is given a life sentence in prison for a crime he did not commit. Lenell Geter's life is running smoothly, but suddenly things fall apart when he and his roommate, a fellow engineer, are arrested and charged with armed robbery. Even though he steadfastly believes that the just
A sophisticated widow and radio talk-show therapist learns a hard lesson in responsibility from a 12-year-old as he makes her reconsider her life style and career.
A Christmas television movie about two feuding brothers who are assigned to bring Christmas joy and gifts to a remote Alaskan town.
Based on actual events, a widower struggles to regain custody of his sons, who were institutionalized by social workers after their mother died.
A story set in the 19th century about a young woman named Serena whose father, Sir Giles, loses her and his estate in a gambling wager, to the lecherous Lord Wrotham. But before the evening is over, Wrotham himself has lost her to the handsome, darkly mysterious Justin, the Marquis of Vulcan, who se
A movie about the largest prisoner escape from a Nazi death camp in World War II. Six hundred inmates were driven to a desperate, daring escape attempt, on October 14, 1943, from Sobibor, the most secret of three death camps located in Eastern Poland. During the revolt, more than 300 persons made it
A television movie about a parish priest who finds himself involved in a murder when he gives the last rites to a stabbing victim. The victim's girlfriend and he strike up a torrid love affair, leading him to question his role in life and in the church.
A widowed father launches a desperate search for his infant son, despite the misgivings of family, friends and police who believe the child is dead. Jack Shoat is concerned about his wife's bouts with depression after having given birth to their son. When she is found dead, along with an apparant su
A television movie adapted from the celebrated London play about a married couple who learn that their next-door neighbors are spies and who allow British agents to use their home to spy on them.
A widow is imperiled by her passionate love affair with a mysterious younger man.
A Vietnam soldier who vanished in the war shows up mysteriously when his wife is about to remarry. Meredith Baxter and David Birney star, respectively, as a wealthy young heiress and her husband, whose reappearance entangles them in a web of betrayal, murder and international intrigue.
A television movie about a lonely and isolated woman whose life is transformed when she opens herself up to the outside world and to a gentle, romantic relationship.
Mistaken identity drama has a happily married freelance photographer's life turned into a nightmare after he is arrested for armed robbery, kidnapping and rape and then living through hell for a year and a half, finally doubting his own innocence, until the real look-a-like perpetrator is nabbed. T
The December-to December romance of a pair of elderly lovers defies the conventions of the community and shocks their children. Margaret Delafield, a wealthy WASP matron is nursed through a medical crisis by a divorced Jewish physician, Dr. Marvin Elias, and their ensuing romance stuns both sets of
A local TV anchorman reluctantly helps to create a media controversy when he breaks the story of alleged sexual involvement between a high school teacher and a female student.
A loose remake of John Ford's classic film, this television movie is set in the 1880s in the Arizona Territory, and is the story of a disparate collection of people who board a stagecoach at Tonto, each of them bound for Lordsburg for personal reasons ranging from physical and psychological escape t
A movie based on true events in the life of Cindy Fralick, the first woman to break into the all-male ranks of the Los Angeles Fire Department. Bored with her job as a campus parking enforcement officer, and interested in becoming involved in a life-saving career, Cindy Fralick, with her husband's
A New York professional woman returns to her native Germany to investigate the violent death of her son. She then finds a chilling mystery that involves a Nazi plot to engineer a "master race."
Phineas T Barnum tells the story of his life and career. Beginning in 1825 with a lottery scam, the rise of the budding showman and impresario is traced through his move to New York City and management of Jenny Lind, the "Swedish Nightingale," and General Tom Thumb. At age 65 he creates a circus gre
In an Emmy Award-winning performance (Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Special), Marlo Thomas starred as the real-life Marie Balter, a Massachusetts woman who spent 20 years in a mental institution and confounded physicians who considered her incapable of leading a normal life. She ultima
Martin Sheen plays social activist Mitch Snyder, who has made a name for himself in the '80s through his tireless struggle bringing the plight of the homeless to the nation's attention -- often through well-publicized hunger strikes in the shadow of The White House. Cicely Tyson is a toothless bag l
A group of daring divers struggling to complete an oil drilling operation in deep tropical seas, and the relationship between the diving supervisor, Ben Laforche, and Helen Kyger, a documentary filmmaker hired by the oil company to produce a film to better its image. As the work aboard the rig progr
In this television movie, a father and son, both doctors, ruin their lives and careers when they get hooked on substances -- the father as an alcoholic and the son as an addict using various and sundry drugs. Consequently, their families face disintegration and their patients are put in danger.
A movie about the legal and moral decisions that must be faced after the first human brain transplant. After a stunning model and an average-looking housewife are presumed dead after the first is hit by a truck and the other suffers a sudden brain hemorrhage, their fates come together in a daring ex
Romantic yuppie comedy involving a trio of Madison Avenue ad agency singles who decide to seek meaningful relationships through the "personals" column of a popular local magazine. "Suggested" by Sherri Foxman's book of the same title, this sitcom-level film sans sitcom-style laugh track gave Michael
Joanne Van Buren, a social worker, is concerned about a six-year-old boy who has twice run away from home. When the boy's father arrives to pick up his son, Joanne notices a radical personality change in the child. Suspecting that the boy has been sexually molested, she works to find the truth of th
A nun is determined to start a half-way house for women leaving prison on parole.
Nicolas Surovy returns as Sgt. Evan Stark, the no-nonsense police detective from Wichita, a role he had created in the 1985 TV movie, "Stark," this time prowling the Las Vegas strip in search of his partner's killer. Both Dennis Hopper, as Lt. Ron Bliss, the Vegas police chief with whom Stark has a
A contemporary drama based on American anthropologist Liza Dalby's experiences as a foreigner living in the world of the Japanese geisha in Kyoto for her graduate paper at Stanford University. It was published in 1983 under the title, "Geisha," which was also the original title of the film, produced
A group of American Army nurses are captured by the Japanese in April 1942, on Bataan and interned for three years in a prisoner-of-war camp. The story is told by Colonel Ann Jessup, a head army nurse, as she testifies years later before a Congressional Subcommittee on women in the draft.
The child of a movie actress is a pawn in a child-selling ring that has its origins in Vietnam. A street mime attempts to kidnap the daughter of lovely actress, Joanna Lake, during a shoot on a New York street. Mike Hammer witnesses the event and prevents the crime, but becomes more deeply involved
A television movie continuing the story of General George S. Patton Jr. detailed in the 1970 feature film, "Patton." The film chronicles the controversial last days, both public and private, of the American general.
A married man is charged with statutory rape after it comes to light that a young woman with whom he had a brief affair -- and whom he thought was an adult -- is a minor.
Retired government agent Conrad is pressed back into service to aid lady professor Austin capture and terminate a renegade, nearly invincible robot she had created which had been reprogrammed to kill agency director Webber and a group of leading politicians. Richard Young is the bionic man-turned-as
Based on a true story, a man avenges the brutal murder of his parents by arranging the murder of the slayer. When Bill and Myrtle Moon are shot to death in a robbery attempt at their convenience store and two-pump gas station, Rudolph Tyner, a street kid from Harlem visiting South Carolina, is arre
A television movie about a bridegroom and his missing bride, who may or may not be the woman he married. Harry Kenyon, a man on his honeymoon, walks into a police station at a ski resort and reports that his wife of one week has disappeared.<P>Police Lieutenant Rudameyer, a recent immigrant to the a
Dallas, a self-styled mountain man who, in 1981, gunned down two Idaho Fish and Game officers, was tracked down and arrested after a long manhunt, was tried and convicted, sentenced and imprisoned, then escaped from the Idaho State Correctional Institution in Boise on Easter Sunday, 1986. A folk her
A teenage boy has a sexual relationship with an older man, and then returns home, confused and ambivalent about his own sexuality, to face his hurt and overwhelmed father and abusive classmates. Bobby, the young man, goes on to determine his own identity and pursue a life that is right for him.
A television movie set in Rockville, Georgia, in 1972. Major Kendall Laird, a Survival Assistance Officer, arrives in this sleepy little town with the body of Lieutenant Dwyte Johnson, a Vietnam war hero. It's Laird's job to help Johnson's parents bury their son. But since the dead hero was black, h
A television movie about Detective Daniel Malone, a veteran cop who is called in to investigate the strange death of a woman named Sara Eisinger. Thinking at first it's a routine case, Malone soon discovers not only a bizarre murder, but perplexing clues in her apartment -- including a hidden paper
Drama of an elective mute teenager (played by Donald Sutherland's lookalike son, Kiefer) and the psychologist who feels she can get through to him at the institution (Marsha Mason in the part). Filmed in and around Poughkeepsie, New York, it was adapted by Vicki Patik (Emmy Award winner for "Do You
After a widower and a divorcee marry, trouble ensues when his son and her daughter fall in love with one another in the overcrowded new domicile that also includes other children. Bill Bixby, who had turned his attention from acting to directing in the late 1970s and early 1980s, returned in front o
Growing up in a poor but proud Southern family, Johnnie Gibson cultivates a burning desire to rise above her circumstances. Married at an early age to her college sweetheart, Johnnie defies her husband's need for a strong family life and pursues her career instead. Based on the true events in the li
Lighthearted romantic drama about a sophisticated book editor, her 22-year-old shy, gourmet-cooking son with whom she shares her Manhattan apartment, and the 40ish divorcee who comes into his life, forcing his widowed mom of about the same age to re-examine her own life. "Love 40" was the film's ori
The venerable Western plot about the aging lawman tracking down and bringing in his long-ago pal who had turned bad and now was an escaped convict gets a fresh reworking thanks to the strong presences of both Robert Mitchum (as a safecracker who'd been sent up for life, only to be sprung by his long
A television movie about Richard Radley, a father, surgeon, naval officer, and athlete, who underwent a sex-change operation to become the woman -- Renee Richards -- whom she felt had always been trapped in the body of a man. The film, based on Renee Richards' own account, describes the psychologica
A father takes justice into his own hands after his daughter has been raped and murdered, and her assailant has gone unpunished through a technicality in the law. The trial of the avenging father creates wide public attention, and puts the state's judicial system on trial.
A judge ponders letting a mass murderer go free on a legal technicality. During the trial, Judge Kenneth Hoffman discovers that the prisoner's rights may have been violated by the police. Even though the jury has found the defendent guilty, Judge Hoffman could be forced to make a ruling that could
Kwai Chang Caine, a Chinese-American Shaolin priest and martial arts master, battles the diabolical power of an evil Manchu mastermind when he uncovers an opium-smuggling plot in northern California in the late 1880s.
A police cover-up of the murder of two young women at a wild party and the possible faking of a story by an overzealous young reporter seeking instant newspaper stardom is the theme of this suspense drama, filmed entirely in Vancouver as "Betrayal of Trust."
Mystery writer Ariadne Olivier enlists the aid of Belgian detective Hercule Poirot when she haplessly becomes involved in a murder plot.
Peter Ustinov portrays the Belgian detective Hercule Poirot for the fifth time in this television movie. Poirot is enjoying a house party with his old friend Arthur Hastings at the residence of a retired American actor, Charles Cartwright, and his secretary Miss Milray. One of the other guests, The
A movie based on the true story of a housewife who becomes a US Army Helicopter pilot when her husband is no longer able to work.
A young woman, striking out on her own after having left her husband in California, has her young son snatched from her moments after getting off the bus in New York City on her way to Vermont, and reluctantly accepts the help of a hard-nosed reporter in tracking him down after being given the runaround from the police. Outdoor scenes were shot on location in Manhattan; indoor ones were done in Toronto.
Exotic settings, atmospheric camerawork and performers acting as though there were no tomorrow provide whatever substance there is to this contemporary rehash of the type of plot of which long-cherished "B" movies of yore were awash -- with an expatriate American banking executive, a gorgeous heires
In a rare television acting appearance, Jill Clayburgh is a wife, mother and art gallery owner who launches a quiet (occasionally humorous) campaign to find a potential replacement for herself in her family's life after discovering that her cancer has returned. Filmed in and around Montreal, this dr
A movie based on Poe's classic mystery about a retired police inspector who unofficially investigates and solves a grisly double murder in Paris.
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.
Jeff Bierston, an Army doctor, and Sally, his wife and a nurse, are separated during the fall of Saigon, and Sally is officially listed as missing in action. Nine years later, Jeff is in private practive in the United States and has a relationship with a lover. The film tells how Jeff's world is tur
A television movie based on fact about a high school principal who turns a gang-ridden, South Los Angeles high school into a proud institution through non-violence, community involvement, and the courage of his convictions.
Dressing "down" to play a Queens, New York, hausfrau, Sophia Loren is a concerned wife and mother in this fact-based drama about a woman who discovers her elder son hooked on drugs and becomes an undercover agent for the Drug Enforcement Administration and helps bust a $3.5-billion cocaine ring, the
The origins of the feuds and fortunes of the Ewings and Barnes clan are chronicled in this self-contained "prequel" to the popular "Dallas" series, spanning the years from the Depression through the early 1950s. Larry Hagman, as J.R. Ewing, spins the tale which unfolds entirely in flashback and has
A television movie based on the true story of Harold Kaufman, whose undercover work for the FBI exposed corruption and the involvment of organized crime in the handling of lethal toxic wastes.
As the title sums it up, this is a dramatization of real-life treasure hunter Mel Fisher's 17-year search for a sunken Spanish galleon, Nuestra Senora de Atocha, which had sunk in a storm off the Florida Keys in 1622. On July 20, 1985, the ocean yielded to Fisher and his crew the encrusted remains o
Terrorists threaten the lives of Senator Stuart Grayle and his Eurasian wife. Veteran police officer T.J. Hooker and officers Stacey Sheridan and Jim Corrigan are assigned to accompany the couple to Hawaii where the senator, an outspoken foe of terrorism, is scheduled to appear. In Hawaii, Hooker le
Harry Wingate, an ex-cop turned private eye who lives on a schooner in San Francisco Bay, is persuaded by a jewel merchant to travel to Australia to retrieve a fabulous opal, "The Blue Lightning," from Lester McInally, a ruthless international criminal and terrorist hiding out in Australia's outback
A television movie based on the true story of a lawyer's three-year legal investigation into the shooting death of a hospital worker by police officers. The drama explores the issue of when does a police force cross the boundary and violate an individual's civil rights.
A big city architect surveys a site in a small Colorado town which seems to have remained unchanged for a hundred years, and where all the inhabitants believe in Santa Claus.
A story about the hardship, courage, and family rivalries between crews of competing itinerant Midwestern wheat-harvesting contractors whose work spans from North Dakota to Texas.
An average citizen who gets audited by an IRS office tries to meet its quota. The comedy relates the bizarre manner in which the IRS chooses to operate. Before the IRS is finished with their audit, Bud Robinson has had his bank accounts frozen, and his car, shop and house confiscated. To complicate
A television movie about Bob, a man who returns home for his mother's funeral knowing he must fulfill a promise made 30 years ago: to care for his younger brother, D.J., who suffers from schizophrenia. When Bob eventually takes over responsibility for his younger brother, he faces the most difficult
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
Charlie Brennan, a high school biology teacher and baseball coach, persuades female students to participate in bogus sex research. He becomes the target of parents of a student who has been one of his subjects. But the parents encounter hostility and ostracism in their efforts to press criminal char
A children's book author suffers from writer's block. While searching for new ideas, she makes several visits to the turtle tank at the local aquarium, where she gets to know a shy bookstore clerk.
Levinson & Link's cerebral thriller about a philandering attorney, debating with his alter ego assorted devious plans to do away with high-minded wife for the sake of his calculating mistress, while each has her own plans to do him in, provided the setting for this elegant if somewhat talky three-pe
This is a based-on-fact chronicle, initially the subject of a "60 Minutes" report, about an Ohio bio-engineer and the pretty 23-year-old paraplegic who, through the doctor's pioneering efforts with computer electrodes, successfully walks the ten steps to get her college diploma at her graduation in
Hard-drinking Wichita cop comes to Las Vegas in search of his younger sister, a chorus girl who has disappeared with one of her roommates, and ends up taking on the Vegas mob. Nicolas Surovy (daytime soap actor son of former diva Rise Stevens) and Dennis Hopper, returning to American moviemaking aft
A mentally deranged, former engineer behaves violently toward his wife and two children. As a result of this case, more stringent regulations concerning mental patients were created in New York State. Based on a newspaper article.
This television movie is based on the events in the life of a nearly illiterate teenager who, against all odds, went from reform school inmate to award-winning medical student and resident physician by age thirty-five.
The Arthurian legend, distilled curiously through an Alice in Wonderland-type device (Dyan Cannon is a contemporary tourist who, while wandering around Stonehenge, tumbles into a hole in the ground and comes face to face with King Arthur and subjects), provided the framework of this rather bizarre e
A happily married marketing director for a book publisher falls in love with one of the firm's authors.
Child molestation is the subject touched on superficially here, with a freelance filmmaker discovering his documentary on the sexual abuse of children has begun distancing him from his wife and two young daughters, as kids, he finds, keep traumatic horrors bottled up.
Margot Kidder is the plucky wife and mother who literally picks herself up off the floor when her vindictive husband, threatened by her demand of divorce, strips their household of its possessions, closes out their bank account and cuts off her credit cards. James Farentino is a widower with whom sh
This television movie is based on the true story of a 19-year-old youth who vanished while driving alone from his home in Canada to a summer school session in Colorado.
Comely female detective from Laramie, Wyoming, links up with laid-back Beverly Hills cop, a desk jockey assigned to keep her out of the department's hair, while she goes about tracking down the killer of a respectable smalltown girl who turns out to be a hooker mixed up in diamond smuggling. This li
The Bill Johnson story follows the fortunes of a tough, street-smart skiier from Oregon who put his scrapes with the law behind him and emerged a Gold Medalist at the 1984 Winter Olympics at Sarajevo, Yugoslavia. Anthony Edwards, one of filmdom's self-styled "brat pack" of the early '80s, is Johnson
Acclaimed multi-award winning drama bout a vibrant woman stricken with Alzheimer's Disease while in her prime and the devastating effects on her life, on her loving husband, on her aging mother, and on her grown children. Emmy Award-winner as Outstanding Drama, it also won Emmys for Joanne Woodward
After her father's death, Sandy Albright abandons her law practice in California, and returns to her rural Washington hometown. When a respected judge is murdered, the suspect insists that Sandy act in his defense. Because the murdered judge was her friend and mentor, Sandy is forced to confront her
The story of Frank Nolan, a three-star New York City Chief of Detectives is recounted in this television movie. "Brass" explores police work not just from the street-level, but from the point of view of the highest brass. Nolan is a long-time veteran of the New York City Police Department whose toug
Suspense thriller in which Judd Hirsch plays twins (following by one night, by a quirk of programming -- or not, Stephanie Powers' portrayal of twins in "Deception"), one a successful family man, the other his villainous, revenge-seeking brother. The script to the film, shot in Vancouver, was by the
A television movie about Robert K. Tannenbaum, an Assistant District Attorney of New York County, who is immersed in a grueling and tense effort to trace, apprehend, and convict the men who brutally killed police officers Waverly Jones and Jospeh Piagentini in a sensational crime that stunned New Yo
San Francisco private eye, returning to Hong Kong to visit his adoptive father, a wealthy Chinese merchant, becomes involved in a series of assassination attempts on the old man's life and uncovers a kidnapping and a multi-million dollar extortion plot that includes a shady tycoon with his own army,
An aging motor-cross racer, already having lost his wife and daughter to his footlooseness and now about to have his semi-tractor cab repossessed, vows to make one last go of it on his bike in the race of his career. Filmed entirely on location in Dallas.
Arthur Miller's Pulitzer Prize-winning play, in a film version of the 1984 Broadway revival, about Willy Loman, a salesman who has spent his life in the pursuit of the American dream -- a dream that has failed but ironically remains his one tenuous hold on a reality that is slipping away.
This television movie tells the story of Davey Williams, a sensitive, appealing youngster who is lonely and bored in London after his recently-divorced mother, a fashion consultant, relocates there to start a new job. Davey runs away and becomes lost in the exciting but dangerous world of the London
This sumptuous 12th filming (not including the multi-part "Masterpiece Theatre" version) of Tolstoy's novel, following a tragic love affair set against the social system of late 19th century Russia, actually marked the TV movie debuts of both Jacqueline Bisset and Christopher Reeve, although a quirk
A movie examining parental abuse -- the abuse of older parents by their grown children. Georgia Benfield is a woman caught in the middle of a wrenching personal and financial crisis, and is forced to support her family when her husband leaves her for another woman. Her strength is further tested whe
An old man is forced into a retirement home, where he clashes heads
Helen Hayes' second go at Agatha Christie's intrepid amateur sleuth, Miss Jane Marple (previously she was Miss Marple in "Agatha Christie's 'A Caribbean Mystery'"), teamed her with another veteran actress, Bette Davis (returning to filming following several serious illnesses including a stroke), for
A married Houston executive's life is turned inside out when a lady from his past -- a pretty Vietnamese woman with whom he had had an affair ten years earlier -- turns up with the son he never knew he had.
Anthony Hopkins and Lesley-Anne Down, who earlier had played Quasimodo and Esmeralda in the TV-movie version of "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" three years earlier, have the roles taken in the 1948 film adaptation of the Remarque novel by Charles Boyer and Ingrid Bergman as somewhat unlikely lovers in
The personal story of Ed Zigo, the New York City detective who helped crack the headline-making "Son of Sam" murders case in the late 1970s following the killer's 13-month reign, gave veteran actor Martin Sheen (whose credits continue amassing at an astonishing rate) another meaty role. Broadway act
Three generations of the Robert Mitchum family united for this project, initially called "Fathering," with the veteran actor playing a dying rancher who decides to visit the family he had deserted thirty years earlier. His son Christopher, and Christopher's son, Bentley (in his acting debut), play h
Surprisingly mature (and critically well-received) drama about a family's coming to grips with itself on discovering that teenaged daughter Viveka Davis is a "druggie" with Segal as her shattered surgeon father and Channing her heartsick mother.
Savalas recreated his popular role of Theo Kojak, the NYPD detective he had portrayed from 1973 to 1978, in this hybrid movie that meshed a Kojak adventure with a mystery about the murder of a number of elderly Russian emigres that was the plot of John Loftus' best-seller, "The Belarus Secret." Koja
The lightweight story of former WBA Lightweight Champion Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini, who claimed he fought to keep alive the dream of his dad, a one-time lightweight contender whose chance at the title was dashed by World War II and being wounded in action. Sylvester Stallone, one of the screen's most
Two ex-vaudevillians become federal Prohibition agents during the 1920s and utilize their wits and vaudeville talents to go after a bootlegger.
This musical comedy is based on Barry Manilow's hit song "Copacabana." The fantasy-romance, set in the 1940s, tells the story of Tony Starr, a young pianist and composer at the famous New York Copacabana nightclub, who falls in love with Lola, a member of the chorus. Lola accepts a job in Rico Caste
An adaptation of the Dumas novel of revenge and love on nineteenth century Corsica, and the feud between two families caught up in a centuries-old tradition of vendetta. The drama focuses on twin brothers, Louis and Lucien da Franchi, who, despite personalilty differences, share an uncanny physical
A sociology graduate student researches her doctoral thesis on female crime by interviewing street prostitutes. Shocked by her findings, she offers her own apartment to teenage prostitutes seeking refuge from the streets, many of whom are rejected by their parents and are dependent on their pimps.
A supernatural suspense drama involving a young man, dead ten years and frozen in cryogenic suspension, who is brought back to life, returned to his family, reinstated to the board of the family-owned company -- all with sinister results. Horror movie veterans, director Wes Craven, writer J.D. Feige
A former rodeo champion loses his job on an assembly line and goes to Wyoming to herd mustangs. There he finds a new love and encounters corrupt government officials.
A young New York City social worker learns about life on the street from an elderly shopping bag lady. The old lady remembers when she had a husband, a son, and a house and garden before her life deteriorated.
A deaf boy (played by a deaf boy -- Sean Gerlis -- making his acting debut) established a unique friendship with an orangutan that understands sign language (thanks to scientist Louise Fletcher) after the animal takes refuge near the youngster's home following a highway accident allowing it to escap
A romantic thriller involving an ambitious attorney and the old flame with whom he resumes his passionate love affair of years before, only that now she is married to a powerful millionaire whose subsequent murder complicates matters. Harrison not only starred but also was executive producer for his
This lively if rather questionable adaptation of Errol Flynn's autobiography, mixing the usual television amalgam of real-life figures, fictitious ones and those with "names changed to protect the innocent (and guilty)" had a relative unknown Canadian actor (and fair lookalike) swashing and buckling
Fact-based comedy drama recounting Hollywood's legendary feud between Louella Parsons and Hedda Hopper during filmdom's golden era. Jane Alexander's depiction of Hedda Hopper won her an Emmy Award nomination as Outstanding Actress, with other nominations going to costume designers Nolan Miller and M
Peter Ustinov brought his interpretation of Hercule Poirot to television after starring on the big screen in versions of Agatha Christie's "Death on the Nile" and "Evil Under the Sun," ferreting out in "Thirteen at Dinner" the killer of a wealthy British lord. Faye Dunaway, fresh from starring in th
A businessman and his son are thrust into international intrigue and adventure when their wife/mother is kidnapped while she's vacationing in Paris.
A sumptuous refilming of Dumas' tragic tale of a young Parisian courtesan and her passionate but doomed love affair with a rich young man who showers her daily with white camellias. This was the 25th (at least) movie version dating back to a Danish adaptation in 1907 and including several movies of
Humanitarian, lecturer and "Saturday Review" editor, Norman Cousins' controversial decision in the mid-1960's to cure himself of a debilitating spinal disorder after the medical community gave up hope provides the thrust of this dramatization of his book. Despite the physical disparity between Cousi
What happens when a wealthy businessman, torn between his loving wife and his spirited young mistress (and with children by both), drops dead, forcing the two women ultimately to confront one another is the thrust of this romantic triangle drama.
Lonely young wife of a medical intern tries her hand at blackjack at Lake Tahoe for excitement and, with the help of a casino operative, becomes a compulsive gambler. This film, produced by Valerie Bertinelli's company (as were all of her previous TV-movies), initially had the somewhat less seductiv
This drama dealing with teenage suicide features several members of moviedom's so-called "Brat Pack"--among them Chad Lowe, as the 17-year-old from a middle-class family, whose school pressures and difficult social life lead him to drive his car over a cliff, and Charlie Sheen (Martin's son making h
A high-priced advertising executive who becomes a victim of a recession concocts a scheme with his wife to preserve their upscale lifestyle: to help her land a job as a copywriter, despite her total lack of credentials, using his expertise from home. "Paper Castles" was the original title for this a
Mr. T's first starring movie for television has him playing a softhearted but ever scowling nightclub bouncer who finds himself involved with a bunch of kids after being conned into taking over a youth center. Mr. T's hometown of Chicago was the location for virtually all of the filming, and Mr. T h
This lavish adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson's rousing swashbuckler about two Scottish brothers who are lifelong rivals for their father's title and property casts Richard Thomas in the role that Errol Flynn played in the 1953 movie version and Michael York in the part Anthony Steel had. John Gi
A variation of filmdom's old great-white-hunter tales pits the owner of a photographic safari camp against his long-estranged, ex-Green Beret son (now hunting poachers for the Kenyan government) over that latter's former wife, but romance takes a back seat while they all join forces to track down a
A legendary pool player, known as "The Baron," is challenged by a young hustler, "The Cajun Kid," who turns out to be the son he never knew, and then must forge a relationship with him. Cash's hit song, "The Baron," provided the basis of this film, much the same way that Kenny Rogers' "The Gambler"
Goofy goings-on in the Sherwood Forest and environs in this spoof of the Robin Hood legend with George Segal as a slightly out of kilter (and rather long of tooth) taketh from the rich and giveth to the poor -- after expenses -- medieval outlaw. To many, this film evoked fond memories of Mel Brooks'
A pair of attractive money-hungry strangers find themselves paired up as contestants on a television game show, and are forced to demonstrate overwhelming passion to collect the million-dollar payoff, only to discover that they untimately must choose between finance and romance.
Two couples face the possibility that their infant sons, born the same day, were inadvertently switched at the hospital, and a chain of revelations and decisions threatens both families. Stars of assorted TV nighttime soaps toplined this film that was shot on location in Dallas.
Tough private eye Mike Hammer is out to clear his pal, Capt. Pat Chambers, who has become a scapegoat in a drug bust, in this second pilot to the 1980s Mike Hammer series that began shortly thereafter. The regular starring cast was in place for this one (Lindsay Bloom moving into the role of Velda,
In this lavishly acclaimed, and equally lavish production of the Dickens classic that has been placed on a mantle beside the great film versions of the perennial story, George C. Scott's interpretation of Ebenezer Scrooge, mined for its riches and winning the actor an Emmy nomination, gives the char
Bill Gardner, a successful Broadway actor, and his wife, Julie, equally successful in the theater as a producer, adopt eight-year-old Libby, an unwanted foster child who lives in a world of fantasy. Libby has such problems expressing her feelings to her new mother that Julie soon doubts the wisdom o
Take one ex-world championship rodeo rider. Add a defecting Russian ballerina. Then introduce Cupid. What you get is this amiable but wafer - thin tale the title of which tells the whole plot -- as with the similarly titled "The Cowboy and the Lady" about which Samuel Goldwyn, ordering up a script t
Brooke Adams is the real-life Diane Dupuy, the Canadian woman whose vision and drive molded a group of mentally handicapped young adults into the Famous People Players, a professional puppet troupe that has become world renowned, having performed from Radio City Music Hall and Las Vegas (as Liberace
The world of female bodybuilding provides the backdrop for this tale of an aspiring young actress who initially becomes interested in the sport as a means of self-defense following a physical attack by two men, but then finds that while concentrating on building up her body her relationship with her
Country singer Barbara Mandrell made her dramatic TV debut here as a government geologist investigating fires in an abandoned mine in an Appalachin coal town which she finds to be under the thumb of "boss" Eddie Albert. "Coalfire" was the original title of the film, shot entirely in the Lake City ar
A shy, introverted woman imagines herself in a seamy love affair with a television soap star, turns herself into a chic, attractive blonde and insinuates her way into his life, causing him to panic ultimately and try frantically to free himself from her machinations. Star Yvette Mimieux, the co-prod
An exploration of the myths surrounding the colorful western heroine and both the legendary Wild Bill Hickock, with whom she had an unorthodox courtship, and the flamboyant Buffalo Bill Cody, between the 1870's and the turn of the century. Although sharing a title, this film has nothing to do with t
The sweet revenge is by a girl whose brother years earlier had been destroyed by a fellow army officer and who now, fourteen years later, comes face to face with the man, a highly decorated career soldier, responsible for his death, and, unaware of the girl's identity, makes a play for her. Kevin Do
The outraged father whose daughter was killed while out with her hot-tempered high school jock boyfriend embarks on a crusade to put the young man behind bars following his release from a mental institution after copping an insanity plea. The psychological drama was filmed on location in Dallas.
A pair of married small-town journalists take on the controversial Synanon organization with their expose forcing a government investigation and winning for them a Pulitzer Prize. Filmed in June of 1982 under the title "The Light on Synanon," it was based on the book of that name by Dave and Cathy M
A comely councilwoman, whose campaign for Attorney General is being managed by her ambitious but cold husband, gets involved in a lured scandal when pictures surface of her liaison with a male prostitute, who used to be her law client, and he now has turned up dead. The blackmailer, she finds, might
A smooth-talking charmer who lures women into fraudulent marriages and then swindled them out of everything they own meets his match in Tuesday Weld who is first swept off her feet but then, after discovering she's been taken, refuses to play the pushover and decides to hunt him down in a cross coun
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
Michael Learned finds that her life in a small Kansas town and those of her mother (Geraldine Page) and her daughter (Rosanna Arquette) are thrown into turmoil with the unexpected return of her drifter husband (Frederic Forrest) after seven years in prison. The drama is played out against the prepar
The Kipling adventure classic about colonial India and the resourceful British youngster who was raised in the streets as a native and is recruited as a spy for the British Secret Service, gets a colorful re-telling in this rousing remake of the 1950 movie that starred Errol Flynn, Dean Stockwell an
In this companion piece of sorts to "M.A.D.D.: Mothers Against Drunk Drivers," James Farentino and Penny Fuller are a married couple whose college-bound daughter is killed in an automobile accident with a drunk driver (Don Murray), who had a few drinks too many with his country club cronies.
The 1977 German film, "The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum," was the basis of veteran television writer Loring Mandel's Americanization of the Heinrich Boll novel. Executive producer Marlo Thomas deglamorized herself to star as an innocent shopkeeper whose life is shattered when she finds herself hound
A "Woman of the Year"-type romantic comedy teams Lee Remick, as the stylish editor of a fashion magazine, with Ralph Waite, as a rumpled Manhattan sports reporter, and has them endeavor to keep their somewhat off-beat romance on a purely platonic level. Filmed entirely on location in New York.
A self-sufficient blind woman who has lived with her handicap for fifteen years, the golden Labrador retriever she at first reluctantly agrees to accept as a seeing-eye dog, and the man with whom she begins a relationship and who convinces her to attempt an operation that might restore her sight are
Inevitably compared to events surrounding the exploits of Sally Ride, America's first female astronaut, this film, made entirely on location in Houston, Texas, focuses on three female astronaut candidates, their lives, loves and personal problems.
Albert Finney made his American TV acting debut in this reverential drama tracing the life and career of Karol Wojtyla from a young activist in his native Poland (played at that point by British newcomer Michael Crompton) to his installation in 1978 as Pope. An earlier movie about Pope John Paul II,
Government agent Bridges, out to nail rackets czar Gould, concocts a plan to have the Justice Department buy a brothel, set up professional call-girl Farrah Fawcett as hostess, and get the crime boss on extortion. The original title, "The Whorehouse Sting", was expectedly thought to be a tad strong
Herb Gold's novel, "Salt," served as the source for this romantic drama set against Manhattan's singles scene, involving two best friends who love the same woman -- one, a hedonistic, upwardly-mobile stockbroker, the other, his recently divorced buddy from the Midwest, who falls for the girlfriend t
James Cagney made his TV-movie debut, and did his first television acting in 25 years, playing a wheelchair-bound former boxing champion whose long-estranged granddaughter, an aspiring writer, pops back into his life, at first searching for money to help her ne'er-do-well boyfriend get off the hook
This updated Christie whodunit, transplanted to Pasadena, California, involves visiting British journalist Anthony Andrews in the events surrounding the puzzling murder of American socialite Deborah Raffin's philandering sister, Christine Belford, and then the latter's husband, Josef Sommer, both of
In this contemporary updating of the Svengali-Trilby story, filmed entirely on location in New York, Peter O'Toole is a volatile one-time musical stage star who now earns a living training singers and takes on young rock-and-roller Jodie Foster at the urging of her agent, Elizabeth Ashley, and his o
Remarkably similar to "Kramer vs. Kramer", this film about a young woman who ran out on her husband and young daughter takes a different twist by having her return twelve years later in hopes of rekindling a bond with them. Actor and sometime director and producer Tony Bill has the male lead in this
College professor Loretta Swit hires naive freshman Melissa Sue Anderson as a babysitter and soon finds her lavishing an inordinate amount of attention on her (Swit's) husband, Joel Higgins. Filmed on location in Boston and at Harvard University (although Harvard made certain that the producers adde
Kate Jackson and Tim Matheson try to maintain a relationship while working together for the same publishing company where she has taken a job as an art director after bailing out of a six-year romance with someone else, and he is an upwardly mobile editor. Filmed on location in Chicago, it initially
Agatha Christie's redoubtable Jane Marple, intrepid amateur sleuth, belatedly came to television in the person of Helen Hayes to unravel a complex murder case at a colorful Caribbean resort (actually Santa Barbara, California) after a retired British Major is bumped off. This Americanized Christie m
Stacy Keach's portrayal of hard-hitting Mike Hammer as an '80s private eye (a Vietnam veteran) whose search for a daughter he never knew he had and the killer of her mother, the long-lost, only love of his life, sold this pilot as a series beginning in early 1984. Tanya Roberts, who played sexy Veld
This fact-based drama about Tami Maida, a teenage girl from Canada who, in 1981 became a quarterback for the boys' junior varsity football team while living briefly in Oregon, and not only led the squad to a winning season but also was crowned homecoming princess, gave young TV veteran Helen Hunt he
This '40s private eye movie spoof (a series pilot) casts Bess Armstrong as a flippant, somewhat klutzy female detective who sets out to track down the killer of an obnoxious mystery writer (Jose Ferrer). Celeste Holm is her flamboyant mother, a one-time Hollywood starlet, and Howard Duff is the latt
Mitchell Ryan is a fire battalion chief who has the responsibility for saving the hundreds of patients in a Salt Lake City hospital that has been torched by a neurotic with a grudge. Filmed on location as "The Fire at County General", it was a pilot to a prospective series and won a technical Emmy A
After losing his wife of 28 years in a skiing accident, widower Hal Linden falls for and marries his daughter's sexy roommate but soon learns he has absolutely nothing in common with her. Anne Meara (who co-wrote the script) is a divorced grandmother who comes along to take his mind off of her and t
Investigating the mysterious death of her husband while on a business trip in Europe, a young American fashion designer becomes entangled in international intrigue while retracing his route as a salesman and finding that he might not be the man she believed him to be for the years of their marriage.
In the tradition of TV's star biographies, this skin-deep dramatization of the Hollywood sex queen chronicles her early career as a dancer and her evolution into a film star, spanning the years 1934 to 1952, and put Lynda Carter in the spotlight with the Israeli actor Aharon Ipale as Aly Khan. David
A romantic comedy involving a financially troubled realtor (Bologna), his sexy new bride (Huffman) who can't boil water, and his ex-wife (Pleshette) who moves in on the couple with her son when she loses her job and alimony payments no longer cover the bills.
Dramatization of the still-controversial journeys of world-famous explorers Dr. Frederick Cook and Lt. Robert E. Peary, each of whom claimed discovery of the North Pole after trekking through the Arctic wasteland together and separately in the first years of this century. Peary ultimately emerged as
A woman whose political reporter husband has been murdered before her eyes decides to track down the killers herself. While doing legwork on a routine marital infidelity case for a rumpled private investigator who has given her a job, she stumbles onto clues about the shooting of her husband and dis
James Brolin plays a tenderfoot rancher in this contemporary Western, a disillusioned schoolteacher who returns from the big city to the scene of his boyhood to fulfill a dream, and Ted Danson is a crippled ex-rodeo performer he hires to teach him the ropes and help run the spread. Annie Potts is the local cafe owner who gives them a boost on behalf of the locals, while land baron Randy Quaid, crooked banker George DiCenzo and nasty Sheriff Michael Pataki conspire to grab Brolin's land. Filmed in and near Waxahachie, Texas. (James Brolin replaced Gary Busey after one day of filming.)
Light-hearted Western teams an aging hired gunfighter and a determined Catholic nun in an effort to find sanctuary for a group of unwanted Apache children -- and they find the perfect spot: the town saloon that had been converted from the wooden frame church that used to stand there.
In this first of two 1983 TV-movies with the same title, author/schoolteacher John Schneider and aspiring singer Catherine Hicks, his new apartment-house neighbor, discover romance on the rebound, being thrown together while still carrying torches for former lovers. An Emmy Award nomination went to
Mother and daughter clash over the same man -- the mother emerging from her widow's weeds, the daughter rebounding from marital problems, and a handsome restaurateur the object of the desires of both.
The coming of age of young Ricky Schroder. His doting mother, Lindsay Wagner, dies suddenly, his workaholic dad, Peter Weller, hardly knows him and girls are beginning to attract him.
Recently divorced college professor, Barry Bostwick, becomes attracted to comely student Kathryn Harrold studying marine biology, only to learn that she not only is working her way through school by a job in a massage parlor, but is in fact a prostitute.
Reprising the role that won him an Emmy Award in 1981, Mickey Rooney plays Bill Sackter, struggling to cope after his good friend and guardian, Barry Morrow and his wife (played again in small roles by Dennis Quaid and Largo Woodruff) move away, learning to read with the help of Teresa Wright in the
A married couple who hire a live-in babysitter for their two young children slowly discover that she is taking over their lives and their kids, changing from a shy, rather plain-looking girl to a glamorous, seductive siren. Not too dissimilar from an earlier TV-movie, "The Baby Sitter," this one was filmed entirely on location in Hawaii. Producer Roberta Haynes, a former actress, had been Gary Cooper's leading lady in "Return to Paradise" (1953).
Valerie Harper is a divorcee who moves to a small island community off the Maine coast, becomes involved with the local police chief and then faces ostracism by her formerly sympathetic neighbors when she brings rape charges against a local handyman. Filmed mainly on Shelter Island, a vacation spot
Johnny Cash is the honest, no-nonsense local Georgia sheriff who is determined to nail Andy Griffith, boss of a neighboring county, for the killing of a tenant farmer who double-crossed him. Cash's singer wife, June Carter Cash, is an eccentric old soothsayer in this film based on the book about an
The TV remake of the 1954 David Lean movie classic that starred Charles Laughton and John Mills was transplanted from Lancashire, England, of the 1880's to New Orleans of 1914 while retaining its basic story about a cantankerous, carousing shoe shop owner determined not to give his three daughters a
Moments before being surprised at an anniversary garden party thrown by her husband and their family and friends, Susan Saint James shocks him by asking for a divorce and during the course of the party fantasizes marriage with each of three other men: egotistical real estate magnate, Adam West; mil
As a once-popular TV clown now doing store openings, a hero only to his young son (played by real-life son David), Dom DeLuise is caught in a gangland execution while on a fill-in club date and his partner, Jack Gilford, is shot. His identification of the shooter (Henry Silva) differs from that of o
This drama about step-parenting finds Linda Lavin and Tony LoBianco as a happily married couple into whose lives suddenly comes the young daughter he fathered out of wedlock. The original title for this movie, co-produced by Lavin, was "The Far Shore."
This adventure drama out of the "Deliverance" school puts white water kayaker James Brolin, and freelance photojournalist Catherine Bach, on a collision course with unscrupulous developer Richard Lynch, who will stop at nothing to build his dam.
The main twist in this suspense drama, about a lady assistant D.A. (Lauren Hutton) who stumbles onto a sinister plot involving unethical doctor James Farentino's youth-prolonging research at the local hospital, is the casting, in their regular roles, of several members of the daytime drama "Guiding
Suzanne Pleshette is a New Orleans madam sent to a convent for ninety days of rehabilitation, and Cloris Leachman is the Mother Superior with whom she at first clashes and then strikes up an off-beat alliance. (Geraldine Fitzgerald replaced Mildred Dunnock.)
Based on the true-life story of teenage bride Candra Torres who was abducted in 1975 while on a honeymoon camping trip in the High Sierras, this psychodrama gained the dubious distinction of having its world television premiere in the wee hours of the morning after having sat on the shelf for two an
Psychiatrist Bonnie Franklin, dumped by her lover and finding she must counsel herself as a deserted woman, is thrown together with divorced landscape designer Robert Klein by her best friends, Tyne Daly and Peter Bonerz, but they have trouble making this made-in-heaven twosome stick. "Love in Bloom
This reunion movie, bringing together the cast of TV's legendary "Leave it to Beaver" twenty years later ("in memory of Hugh Beaumont," the father in the original show, who died shortly before this movie was filmed), served as the pilot to a brand new "Beaver" series that began airing on cable TV on
This dramatization of a New York City detective's dogged investigation into the murder in 1972 of a Manhattan school teacher -- fictionalized from the victim's point of view in the book and subsequent movie, "Looking for Mr. Goodbar" -- marked George Segal's TV-movie debut.
In his first TV starring role (after having debuted as Abraham Lincoln in the miniseries "The Blue and the Gray"), Gregory Peck is the real-life Monsignor Hugh O'Flaherty, a Vatican official responsible for concealing thousands of allied POW escapees in German-occupied Rome. Christopher Plummer is t
This fourth filming of the horror classic (fifth, if one counts the rock spoof, "Phantom of the Paradise") gives Maximilian Schell the role of the disfigured musician whose obsession is diabolical revenge for the suicide of his young opera singer wife. Jane Seymour is not only his wife but also an u
In this contemporary reworking of the Frankenstein story, Nobel Prize-winning scientist Christopher Plummer kidnaps the humanoid he and his team have developed, after finding that the Pentagon, which bankrolled his research work, is about to re-program his creation (David Morse) for a destructive mi
A happily married lawyer's unexpected reunion with some Vietnam war buddies unleashes a flood of memories he had struggled to suppress, and his emotional turmoil is heightened by the sudden suicide of one of the veterans.
The success of "Cagney and Lacey" as a series resulted in a number of similarly-plotted lady cop carbons like this variation -- two Bakersfield, California, housewives volunteer to help the police by working with crime victims. This pilot, inspired by the actual Victim Witness Program of Tucson, has
To support her ailing coal miner father disabled with black lung disease, and her young son, a divorcee leaves her low-paying job as a waitress in the local diner to seek employment in the mines and struggles to retain her dignity while encountering harassment, humiliation, a near rape -- and expuls
Lady lawyer Blythe Danner gives up her job with a prestigious law firm to help children and adolescents in trouble. Sam Waterston is her supportive photographer husband, Joyce Van Patten is a social worker who will do anything short of murder (and perhaps that, too) for the kids, and actor/director
A suspense thriller involving a young amnesiac who was left for dead following a brutal assault and now is being stalked by her assailant to complete the job before she can remember the circumstances of the crime. Karen Valentine is the victim, William Devane the tenacious detective intrigued by her
Unemployed mill worker Harrison, to make ends meet, tries his luck at amateur boxing against the wishes of his wife, who has taken a job at a beauty salon.
Aspiring comic John Ritter, sent into the cruel world by his divorcee girlfriend, Susan Dey, who is tired of supporting him, takes a job as a limousine chauffeur and inadvertently gets involved with the mob, which wants to retrieve a briefcase one of his customers left in the back seat. Ritter and D
Lee Remick is a suburbanite whose Christmas holiday is shattered by the death of her mother (Angela Lansbury, in their first project together since "Anyone Can Whistle," the Stephen Sondheim musical), the failure of her husband's business and the possible collapse of her marriage, and only through a
In his return to dramatic TV after more than fifteen years, Donald Sutherland is a grocery store clerk who dreams of buying back from the present owner the store which had been in his family for generations and his corruption at the hands of the town banker who wants him to sell out his alcoholic fr
This reunion film brought Napoleon Solo and Illya Kuryakin, superspy stars of television between 1964 and 1968, out of comfortable retirement -- the former had become a computer company mogul, the latter the head of a trendy Park Avenue fashion salon -- to do battle once again with their arch enemy,
Good fortune smiles on a computer-matched carpool of four losers when they come into possession of a million dollars that tumbled from the back of an armored carrier -- but a tough-as-nails ex-cop wants to get his hands on the loot, too, in this mini road-company version of "It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Ma
A married couple decide to kiss big city living goodbye after losing their jobs and then finding their house ransacked, head for the wilds of Oregon over the protests of their TV-addicted son and punk-crazed daughter, only to find themselves knee-deep in the game of basic back-to-the-land survival.
George C. Scott is an American businessman who teams up with Ali MacGraw, a Chinese-speaking guide, to locate his son, Michael Biehn, a political radical who went to China and disappeared during the Cultural Revolution in 1967, and in their search get involved in the Hong Kong drug trade.
This version of Frances Farmer's tragic story appears to be more accurate than the feature film "Frances" (1982), being adapted by Dalene Young directly from Farmer's autobiography. It traces her life from childhood in Seattle through her college years, her flirtation with radical politics, her succ
A lady marine biologist, determined to save herself until marriage, meets a handsome attorney who is not used to being rejected sexually, and it becomes a battle of wills as to who will emerge the winner in this romantic comedy.
Expansive fifth filming of the Sir Walter Scott classic novel dealing with the adventures of a chivalrous 12th century Saxon knight and the two women in his life, Lady Rowena and the Jewish girl, Rebecca. Anthony Andrews, newcomer Lysette Anthony, and Olivia Hussey play the roles taken in the 1952 v
Hard-working career wife, Loretta Swit, becomes the first female executive in an all-male office and is dismayed to find she now has to learn the rules of the corporate game. Sam Waterston is her understanding artist husband, Eileen Heckart (with just two scenes) is her mother, and unbilled Madlyn R
Lindsay Wagner is a troubled woman who returns home after spending six years in a fashionable mental clinic; Gerald McRaney is her loving husband whose heart attack triggered her homecoming; Barbara Babcock is the strong-willed housekeeper who has become second mother to her children. Hostility and
The story of real-life ex-convict and reformed criminal Ray Johnson, portrayed by Beau Bridges, starting with the 1958 escape he made with a friend from Folsom Prison (the first and only inmates ever to do so) and continuing with their recapture, Johnson's placement in solitary confinement for four
Karen Valentine is real-life New York City policewoman, Mary Glatzle, a jobless divorcee whose young son's congenital medical problem caused her to join the force and tough it out at the police academy before being allowed to prove herself as an undercover cop.
This "brand new" Tom Sawyer/Huck Finn adventure, with apologies to Mark Twain, starred a pair of newcomers, Patrick Creadon and Anthony Michael Hall, as the Missouri lads who get involved with a gang of con-artists, take up with a ragtag circus, help a freed slave buy his sister's freedom, and see t
With its high-powered cast, this remake of Billy Wilder's 1957 screen classic offers Ralph Richardson in his final TV role, as the shrewd but ill-tempered defense counsel, and Deborah Kerr in her first, as the garrulous nurse with the thankless task of seeing to his well-being. The ubiquitous John G
Four gifted college students' fantasy game -- a complex, theoretical war strategy played against a medieval background allowing each to assume other identities, plunge into various adventures, and keep from getting killed -- takes an ominous turn. A quartet of young, fairly-new-to-television actors
Struggling artist Lynda Carter is talked into being a volunteer to answer phones part-time at Granville Van Dusen's crisis center only to find herself being stalked by a psychotic caller.
On a bet with one of his practical-joking partners, a Los Angeles lawyer responds to an ad from a pretty Chicago magazine writer offering herself as a bridal candidate for an investigative reporting assignment, and then makes another bet that he can keep the relationship platonic for two weeks.
An actor struggling to keep his career alive and his marriage from unravelling is the plot outline of this romantic comedy from the team of Richard Levinson and William Link, a change of pace for the writing/producing pair whose usual stomping grounds are the TV mystery and the social drama.
A fast-food delivery man for a New York Chinese restaurant gets involved with international terrorists and is recruited by undercover agents to help track down its leader. This prospective series pilot has the pseudonymous Alan Smithee credited as director, after both Jackie Cooper and his successor
A dramatization of the life of Eleanor Roosevelt following FDR's death through the time of her new career at the fledgling United Nations. Jean Stapleton was Emmy Award-nominated as Outstanding Actress, and other nominations went for costume design and hairstyles.
A Nashville star, at the pinnacle of her career, offers friendship to an aspiring young singer and long-time fan who has ingratiated her way into the entertainer's life, finds that friendship betrayed in this down-home version of "All About Eve".
Rob Reiner co-produced and co-wrote this affectionate, semi-autobiographical comedy and stars as third baseman Monte Miller, an affluent Long Island suburbanite who finds his life, and those of three buddies, revolving around their softball team at the expense of their crumbling marriages.
Successful advertising executive decides to get out of the rat race but the family rebels at the new lifestyle he outlines. He and his youngest daughter leave the suburbs for a Manhattan loft apartment while the rest of the brood -- wife and three kids -- re-evaluate the situation. For his engaging
James Brolin replaced Sam Elliott as the dedicated defense attorney at the third trial of a drawn-out murder case against an outspoken black activist who has been accused in the killing of two white policemen. This fictionalized version of a true story was adapted from the book by Ben Bradlee, Jr.
An illiterate, unemployed woman abandoned by an abusive husband, puts her three children in a child-care center and then learns she has unwittingly signed them away to an unscrupulous private adoption agency and finds that she is the victim of a conspiracy. Emmy Award nominations for costume design
Cop show pilot with a twist: left stone deaf when a gang of bikers he was trying to nail for drug trafficking attempts to kill him, police detective Gil Gerard goes on medical leave from the force and continues his investigation on his own with his "hearing" dog and information from his former partner, Bernie Casey.
The true story of Victor Herman, an American who spent eighteen years imprisoned and in exile in Siberia after going to Russia with his parents as a teenager in 1931, and another eighteen years fighting for the right to return to the United States. Willie Nelson made his TV acting debut as Red Loon,
The dramatic re-enactment of the Warsaw Ghetto Jews' desperate attempts to defend themselves against Nazi extermination in April 1943, with about 650 members of the Jewish Fighting Organization fending off about 3,000 German soldiers to the final stand, with only a handful of Jews surviving. This fi
In her TV-movie debut, Marsha Mason is the housewife-turned-activist who spearheaded her community's fight, beginning in 1978, to force the government to relocate those families threatened by chemical dumping in the Love Canal area near Niagra Falls.
A U.S. Senator's ambitious aide falls head over heels for her boss' chief adversary, a high-powered lobbyist who happens to be married with a family, and becomes involved in a long-running affair. Pat Hingle replaced E.G. Marshall as the Senator.
Light-hearted romantic comedy, somewhat akin to the long-lost screwball genre, about an unemployed worker (Alex Karras) who answers crusading lady lawyer Susan Clark's ad for a live-in maid and then has to take her to court to force her to accept him into her home, claiming sex discrimination. Filme
The adult male friend (a balding, paunchy, somewhat klutzy, middle-aged nightclub owner) that a woman at the Big Brother organization recruits for the troubled pre-teen son of a hard-working divorcee turns out to be more than she bargained for. His "average Joe" casting against image surprised James
Naive teenage beauty contest winner Diane Lane finds herself being "remade" by the pageant's trainer (Cloris Leachman), its high-powered P.R. man (David Dukes) and its haughty director (Jayne Meadows), while her relationship with her boyfriend back home and her family rapidly deteriorates. This behi
Sumptuous fourteenth film version of the Victor Hugo classic with Anthony Hopkins' Quasimodo earning him an Emmy Award nomination as Outstanding Actor. Trivia buffs will note that this film's two stars -- Hopkins and Derek Jacobi, as Dom Claude Frollo, were TV's most famous Hitlers. Robert Powell, w
Psychiatrist Patrick Duffy and his wife, Cindy Pickett, lease a house in a secluded village on the Pacific coast and discover that one of their neighbors, a hyperkinetic youngster who had been one of his patients, is now involved in a series of strange deaths haunting the apparently peaceful communi
An ex-combat chopper pilot, now running his own helicopter service in Mexico, runs into an old flame on the lam from a rackets kingpin who wants the little black book her recently-murdered husband gave her for safe-keeping. Non-stop action highlights this tale of high adventure, originally called "A
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
Prominent attorney Brandon compulsively tries to make amends with his less polished brother (Harrington) who runs the family business and harbors the guilt for their father's death. Canadian actress Helen Shavers, who had starred in two short-lived American TV series, "United States" and "Jessica No
The first in a network TV cycle of Agatha Christie movies by producers David L. Wolper and Stan Margulies, this version of Dame Agatha's "Easy to Kill" brings together veteran actress Helen Hayes and Olivia de Havilland (although they share no scenes) -- the former playing a dotty old country lady e
San Francisco businesswoman, a wealthy divorcee, meets a handsome intern half her age on a ski slope and persuades him to move in with her, but their hot love affair runs afoul of his hard-working parents and her disapproving daughter, only slightly younger than the doctor, in this umpteenth variati
In his television dramatic debut, George Burns is a geriatric relegated to a nursing home after his wife's death by son Cliff Robertson, and Robby Benson is his retarded grandson who takes on the task of getting the old man to shake off his lethargy and get back on his feet. James DiPasquale and Dor
An athletic seventeen-year-old who requires a heart transplant brings this family to a life-threatening crisis. Rob Lowe was "introduced" in this uplifting drama that initially had been scheduled for airing and subsequently twice pulled from the schedule in December 1982. Gena Rowlands and Don Murra
The second Charles and Diana movie, with two virtual unknowns in the leads: Christopher Baines had acted on the British stage and on the BBC, but Catherine Oxenberg, a U.S.-born, British-raised professional model, here made her acting debut. Of particular interest was the casting of Dana Wynter as Q
Boston parole officer James Naughton and a troubled young parolee (newcomer Mark Soper) who had been doing 1-to-15 for armed robbery, are the protagonists in this prospective series pilot about the day-to-day activities and personal life of a fictional P.O.. It was filmed in 1980 on location in and
Bette Davis is a widow whose doctor has diagnosed her as senile, the courts have deemed incompetent, and her son wants placed in a nursing home. With the loving support of her granddaughter, the help of a young lawyer who agrees to represent her, and the new-found love for an old friend (Keenan Wynn
The life and loves of Las Vegas dancers, with Lesley Ann Warren as the recent arrival from New York, fleeing an unhappy affair; Dianne Kay as the naive newcomer, and Rita Moreno (earning an Emmy nomination as Outstanding Supporting Actress) as the chorus line veteran and mother hen. Tony Curtis is M
In a film somewhat akin to Paul Newman's "Absence of Malice," Mike Farrell is an upstanding, law-abiding citizen whose life is shattered by TV reporter Teri Garr's story linking him with the sex murder of a young girl from whom he was seen buying cookies, and his voluntary cooperation with the polic
More than passingly resembling Sidney Lumet's theatrical "Prince of the City", Budd Shulberg's first television script in over 20 years, from the book "Point Blank" by Sonny Grosso and Philip Rosenberg, fictionalizes the death of a cop who had been involved in a federal corruption investigation with
On the eve of her marriage to successful playwright Robert Preston, film star Lynn Redgrave, who had just made her New York stage debut, is found dead. Rejecting an official verdict of suicide, Preston arranges an on-stage reunion of all involved in his play to trap a suspected murderer. "Cold Readi
A divorced mother (Linda Gray) finds she has a bitter custody fight on her hands after inviting a young doctor (John Getz) to move in with her, to the consternation of her ex-husband (John Lithgow).
The Dickens classic is accorded a new recounting with George C. Scott's off-beat, fatherly approach to Fagin giving a distinct dimension to the time-honored tale. British newcomer, 10-year-old Richard Charles, who had been on the London stage, made his TV acting debut in the title role. James Goldma
Although filmed after "The Winds of War", this suspense drama marked Robert Mitchum's TV acting debut, as a down-and-out ex-San Diego cop who is hired by gambling kingpin Mel Ferrer (also the film's producer) to find his missing wife, who turns out to be a possible suicide. Angie Dickinson is a sha
Somewhat of a companion story to that of Bill Sackter, whose life Mickey Rooney dramatized in "Bill", this film chronicles the true-life drama of a woman who spent 30 years in a state asylum after being abandoned by her mother at thirteen, thought to be feeble-minded but later discovered to be handi
A young wife, the mother of two, contracts to undertake a surrogate pregnancy for another woman, with her husband's reluctant approval, but is crushed when her best friend, as well as her parents, denounce her. The first of several TV-movies with variations on the theme.
Suzanne Pleshette, in this romantic comedy, is an unmarried career woman who decides she wants a baby and finds a suitable partner, a sportswriter working for the magazine she publishes, after first maneuvering her boyfriend into proposing marriage and then learning he can't have children.
Junior partner in a San Francisco law firm finds his life taking on new meaning when he meets the firm's newest employee, a free-spirited woman fifteen years his senior, and is invited to move in with her. The one hitch is that she has a daughter his age.
The dramatization of the life of the pop singer from her rise to stardom and her marriage to Jose Ferrer to her courageous comeback from her 1968 mental breakdown following the Robert Kennedy assassination. Based on Clooney's autobiography, it has Rosemary dubbing not only her own songs but also her
In this remake of the 1948 Jane Wyman-Lew Ayres film (based on the 1940 Broadway play), Richard Thomas is a do-gooder in a poverty stricken rural area with VISTA where he encounters Rosanna Arquette, whom everybody believes to be retarded but he soon discovers to be deaf. A tentative romance blossom
A rousing retelling of the adventure classic with Anthony Andrews as the foppish English nobleman who masquerades as the dashing Scarlet Pimpernel to rescue French aristocrats from the guillotine during the Reign of Terror. This sumptuous new version (there had been five movies made of the tale prev
In this Western from Louis L'Amour's library of sagebrush sagas, Tom Selleck and Sam Elliott, brothers on opposite sides in the Civil War, return home to find that their younger brother, Jeffrey Osterhage, their two sisters, and Elliott's sweetheart, Katharine Ross (his subsequent real-life wife), have been abducted by a ragtag band of renegades led by Geoffrey Lewis, a rebel officer unable to accept the Confederacy's defeat. Their plan is to exchange the prisoners for guns and ammunition from arms merchant Gene Evans so that they can continue to fight against the Union. Much of the same cast and crew worked previously on the two-part adaptation of L'Amour's "The Sacketts" (1979). One of the now-rare TV Westerns, it was cited for special recognition at the first TV-Movie Awards from the Locarno Film Festival in 1983.
Mystery thriller about a bigoted community's retribution against the town dummy, whom a group of vigilantes led by a mailman think did harm to a ten-year-old girl.
Mickey Rooney is real-life clown Jack Thum who, with his devoted wife Shirlee, cared for dozens of homeless children --37 of them over the years--in the Chicago area, all of whom come back to visit when they discover he's terminally ill. The film reunited Rooney with another former child star from
When Richard Kiley, the boss she helped climb the corporate ladder, is forced into early retirement, Jean Stapleton, a widowed executive secretary, must choose between his surprise marriage proposal or new challenges and continuing her career by helping his successor (Peter Coyote) adjust to his com
Controversial child pornography drama involving a 13-year-old runaway and a photographer who induces her to pose for dirty pictures. One of the highest rated TV movies of its time, it received an Emmy Award nomination as Outstanding Drama Special.
Sudsy drama with "The Choice" being whether or not to have an abortion. Susan Clark, the mother, confides to daughter Largo Woodruff, pregnant with boyfriend Paul Regina's child, that she had agonized over the same question twenty years earlier.
A socially concerned, controversial priest suddenly finds himself under arrest as a stickup man, and a number of people are willing to identify him as the culprit. This dramatization of the true-life experience of Baltimore priest, Father Bernard Pagano, on whom even the church turned its back, was
Following the eminently successful film inspired by one of his hit records, "The Gambler", Kenny Rogers starred in a second TV-movie also based on one of his records, teaming with the same director and co-writer of the earlier smash film. He plays a small-town Southern preacher whose nephew is deeme
Vacationing Georgia construction worker, John Schneider, meets and falls for Manhattan's comely Director of Urban Renewal, Marilu Henner, and despite her initial rejection of him, sets out to build a dream house for both of them on a parcel of land in one of New York's ghetto neighborhoods.
This dramatization by the ubiquitous John Gay of Donald Lundquist's book set in Cold War Berlin has Richard Thomas, as an ex-U.S. Army officer spearheading a plan by five Germans to rescue their loved ones from East Berlin just after the wall went up in 1961. Horst Bucholz is a structural engineer w
Chris Sarandon is a juvenile court services director who strives to fight the odds following his promise to young Melissa Michaelsen, a resourceful 11-year-old, to keep her and her four younger brothers and sisters together as a family after their parents abandoned them, despite bureaucrat George C
Anthony Hopkins won the Emmy as Outstanding Actor for his portrayal of Adolph Hitler in this dramatization by prolific John Gay of James P. O'Donnell's book depicting the events surrounding Der Fuehrer's final days in and around his underground hideout. Piper Laurie's Magda Goebbels earned her an E
The landmark movie about two women police partners that spawned a series unique in television history-- critically-acclaimed but twice cancelled by the network and twice revived because of audience response. Tyne Daly, the married partner juggling a career and family, subsequently won an Emmy Award
A fictional drama, covering a thirty year period, about a poverty-stricken teenager forced to give up her illegitimate son at birth and the climb to wealth and power as the wife of a newspaper publisher who helps her locate her son, in whose future she becomes obsessed. The original script, set in T
Another older woman-younger man romance, this one involving a widowed high school teacher and one of her students. The film was made on location in and around Charleston, South Carolina.
The dramatic account of actress Patricia Neal's miraculous recovery from a near-fatal stroke in 1966 with the help of her then-husband, author Roald Dahl, and their close friend, veteran actress Mildred Dunnock (playing herself). Glenda Jackson, who received an Emmy Award nomination as Outstanding A
Danny Kaye made his television acting debut in this highly acclaimed film dramatizing the controversial street demonstrations attempted by Nazis in the mainly-Jewish community of Skokie, Illinois, in late 1977, and the effects of the prospective march on many World War II concentration camp survivor
Idealistic young teacher, attacked in her classroom, decides to buck the system in an attempt to make schools safer, over the advice of her principal who, unwilling to rock the boat, tries to gloss over the hazardous conditions.
A former call-girl who has left the profession behind to pursue a college career is recruited by the police to turn one more trick in order to trap the person laundering syndicate money.
The rags-to-riches tale of country music queen, Tammy Wynette, from her impoverished childhood to country's First Lady and her two rocky marriages to fellow superstar George Jones, who had been her childhood idol. TV's answer to "Coal Miner's Daughter," the Oscar-winning film about Loretta Lynn, "St
Police sergeant Don Meredith and parole officer Jennifer Salt endeavor to stop rapist-on-parole Ted Shackelford before he can follow through on his threats to five women. The cast, comprised completely of TV actors (as opposed to film stars), and the production company, as well as the theme and its
The story of James Thornwell, whose accusation that the U.S. Army used mind control drugs on him to force him to confess to stealing secret documents while stationed in Orleans, France, in 1961, led Congress to award him $625,000 in damages nearly twenty years later. Harry Moses, who produced a "60
A New York-based bounty hunter who makes a living chasing and capturing bail jumpers matches wits with a heavily-armed drug dealer in this pilot to a prospective series. Harry Morgan is the kindly priest who lives next door to bounty hunting Ron Leibman and looks after his twelve-year-old wheelchair
The graduating class of a midwestern high school comes to the Big Apple to celebrate. Among the students: an ambitious teenager aiming for success in big business (Scott Baio), an aspiring rock star (Randy Brooks), a stagestruck coed (Liz Callaway), a free spirit hoping to obtain a degree of sophist
A woman college professor (Jean Simmons) is recruited, against his better judgement, by an undercover cop (Edward Asner) to pose as a bag lady to track down a drug connection following the brutal killing of a skid row crone (Sylvia Sidney).
The landmark court battle waged by a real-life quadriplegic for the custody of his children is recounted in this drama. Ray Sharkey is Carney, who was injured in an accident during weekend maneuvers with the Army Reserve, and Richard Crenna his attorney, Mason Rose, himself a pariplegic. Curiously,
After his wife is raped at knife-point when he is away from home, a happily married construction worker discovers a radical change in his relationship with her, although she desperately needs his understanding, and within himself, as his emotions turn to rage.
When a teenage boy is slain by the Houston police following a stolen van chase, his father (Hal Holbrook) undertakes a tireless investigation into the truth and uncovers the fact that the gun found with the boy's body was a "throwdown," a weapon planted by the police. This true story initially was t
Inspired by a story that appeared on "60 minutes" in 1978 about Joy Ufema, a nurse dedicated to treating the terminally ill, Linda Lavin turned it into this TV movie for her Big Deal, Inc. production outfit, teaming with Tyne Daly, playing Joy's psychologist friend and confidante. Coincidentally, an
Eileen Brennan stars as a woman who wins election as sheriff in a contemporary Wyoming town rife with corruption, where she had moved with her husband (Sandy McPeak). Pernell Roberts is the venal, glad-handing mayor who does not cotton to the outsider, and Bruce Davison is the deputy sheriff whose suspicions she strives to allay.
In the tradition of TV's earlier "Sybil" with Sally Field and Joanne Woodward and the even earlier theatrical movie "The Three Faces of Eve" with Woodward, this film is the portrait of a man who must battle four alter egos living within his body. Reportedly, this affliction--multiple personalities--
In a fling at romantic comedy following all of the serious roles she played since the departure years before of "Bewitched," Elizabeth Montgomery is a Southern spinster who, after devoting her life to the care of her recently departed father, runs away from home, joins a flea-bitten one-ring circus,
Valerie Bertinelli is a pretty young heiress suffering from dyslexia and Robert Desiderio is a feisty, self-taught cabbie, a frustrated writer, who helps re-educate her in this romantic comedy/drama. An Emmy Award went to composer Patrick Williams for his score and a nomination went to Gayne Rescher
Rivalry between jet pilots -- in the old Chester Morris-Richard Arlen "B-movie" mold -- is woven through this fictional account of Air Force war games over the Nevada desert, highlighted by some extraordinary aerial photography by Rexford Metz. Retired General Charles Yeager, the famed test pilot of
Off-beat mystery entangling in a web of intrigue a womanizing surgeon (Stephen Macht), a pathologist (John Rubinstein), his scheming doctor mother (Nancy Marchand), the hospital board chairman's wealthy daughter (Kim Basinger), and a shady character (Robert Culp), following the murder of a model. Wi
The historic 1957 federal-state controversy over the integration of Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, as seen through the eyes of Elizabeth Huckaby, one of the teachers and girls' vice principal. Based on Mrs. Huckaby's journals, this film brought another Emmy Award nomination as Outstan
Drama probing the issues of First Amendment rights and freedom of the press, produced by Susan Clark and Alex Karras (Karras does an unbilled bit as a supermarket manager), stars Karl Malden as a seasoned reporter who goes to jail for refusing to reveal confidential sources for a hot story about a p
Jed Clampett and family returned to television after a decade in syndicated reruns to help solve the energy crisis in their own rustic ways. Buddy Ebsen, Nancy Culp and Donna Douglas reprised their roles as Jed Clampett, Jane Hathaway and Elly May Clampett. Imogene Coca came aboard as Granny's hundr
Mickey Rooney, fresh off renewed stardom on Broadway in "Sugar Babies", turned in a remarkable Emmy Award-winning performance as Bill Sackter, an indomitable real-life spirit who is forced to tackle life outside of the mental institution where he was confined for 44 years, with the help of his new-f
A party of river rafters find their pleasure trip turning into a white water nightmare in this thinly disguised carbon of "Deliverance", the main difference being the inclusion of two women. "Hell and High Water" was the initial title of this film.
Kathleen Beller is a young art student who frantically tries to prove that she is being stalked by a mysterious man who has threatened her life, and finds her sanity questioned by her stepmother (Mariette Hartley), the family attorney (Arlen Dean Snyder), even a psychiatrist (Keir Dullea), in this s
A 14-year-old math prodigy, enrolled at the University of Washington, hires on as tutor to a 19-year-old coed who needs to raise her grades to stay on the volleyball team, and romance blossoms in the then-fashionable older woman-younger man mode, much to the consternation of her campus jock boyfrien
The true-life story of Tom Butterfield and his crusade to provide a family life for homeless youngsters, becoming not only the first bachelor but also the youngest single adult to become a legal foster parent in the state of Missouri. It was filmed in Marshall, Missouri, where his story continues to
Graying ex-members of a motorcycle gang reassemble for a 25-year reunion to help out one of their own -- Barbara Eden, as the widowed operator of a popular campground that is being threatened by a band of arrogant groupies. Initially this was to have been titled "The Eagle Rock Rebels Ride Again".
Serio-comic road movie about a feisty girl who sets out for California and hitches a ride for herself and her house trailer with a runaway farm boy and accompanies him on a side trip to visit his aunt in the Southern hamlet of Weasel Creek.
A woman who uses a handgun to defend herself and shoots a man who is assaulting her in her home is doggedly prosecuted by the district attorney bent on making an example of her case. Stockard Channing, partner with then-husband David Debin and their associate, Peter Locke, in the company which made
Cicely Tyson was Emmy-nominated as Outstanding Actress for her portrait of a Chicago schoolteacher whose remarkable achievements with black children labelled "unteachable" were spotlighted in a 1979 "60 Minutes" segment about how she became disillusioned with the traditional school system and decide
Coal-miner Jesse Hallam, a functional illiterate, comes to grips with his problem to help himself and his kids with the help of his new boss in Cincinnati and the latter's school-teacher daughter who tutors him in reading and writing.
In this pilot to a followup series to his "Kojak", Telly Savalas is a flamboyant criminal lawyer who takes on the case of the syndicate's accountant--actually a Justice Department plant who has infiltrated the mob--accused of murdering a local TV newscaster. Hellinger finds that not only does the g
A dramatized account of Kathy Miller, a sports-minded Arizona teenage girl who was struck down by a speeding auto in 1977, spent ten weeks in a coma with massive brain damage and eventually recovered miraculously to be named as the world's most courageous athlete, receiving England's Victoria Award.
Canadian-made TV-movie about the efforts of that country's Ambassador to Iran to spirit out of Teheran six Americans who had slipped away from the United States Embassy during its takeover in November 1979 by Iranian revolutionaries.
Inspired by the exploits of New York's Guardian Angels, which began as a band of streetwise young people who formed an anti-crime subway patrol and went on to gain a national reputation and units in major cities around the country, this film unites three New York City youths as leaders of a citizens
Mickey Spillane's hard-hitting '50s private eye, Mike Hammer, returns to television in the guise of Kevin Dobson (Darren McGavin was Hammer in the 1958-59 series) to track down the killer of his best friend who was driving his (Hammer's) car. Joining in the hunt are the detective's Girl Friday, the
The relationship among a divorced man, his incurably ill teenage son, and his long-estranged father is explored when the youngster joins his dad for one final summer vacation and they end up at the grandfather's vineyard where he reconciles the two older men.
Garson Kanin and Ruth Gordon's first collaborative effort in 28 years -- and their first work for television -- resulted in this romantic comedy about a construction worker in New York with two passions, girl-watching and gambling, and the sex education teacher he has been ogling for days.
A debt-ridden divorced mother and factory worker strives to get a higher-paying job on the traditionally all-male main assembly line.
The brutally frank TV documentary "Scared Straight" that was widely broadcast and critically acclaimed in 1979 (and won both an Oscar and an Emmy) was the inspiration for this fictional drama about a prison encounter group involving juveniles, put together by probation officer Cliff DeYoung and hard
Modern-day pirate thriller, with Christopher Plummer and his crew of one preying on yachts on the high seas, terrorizing those on board after hijacking their crafts, and plundering the valuables aboard. Billed as the first television drama filmed entirely at sea.
Scott Baio is a high school athlete well on the road to becoming an alcoholic like his ex-hockey pro father, Don Murray, until his teammate and best friend, Lance Kerwin, commits himself to saving him from his self-destructive habit.
The dramatization, with contemporary feminist overtones, of the last few months in the life of the notorious Old West bandit queen, from the time she was burned out of her ranch in Texas where she is living with her Indian husband and her son by outlaw Jim Reed and daughter by Cole Younger to her be
The Humphrey Bogart story from the early '30s until his death, covering the period as a struggling young actor through movie stardom and his marriages to Mayo Methot (the third Mrs. Bogart) and Lauren Bacall. Academy Award-winning writer Daniel Taradash, who co-wrote the screenplay to Bogart's "Knoc
Ralph Waite stars as the head of a rural mountain family that journeys to south Florida as migrant workers only to find themselves trapped in a squalid labor camp controlled by money-hungry Mitchell Ryan and his two henchmen.
This sequel to "And Baby Makes Six" (1979) reunites Colleen Dewhurst and Warren Oates as the middle-aged couple who, having raised three children, become parents again and are forced to restructure their lives.
Bob Newhart is a bemused, mild-mannered accountant (which, in fact, he was before becoming a professional comic) who takes up jogging and Leigh Taylor-Young is the lithe young woman who sprints into his life, to the annoyance of his non-running wife, Anita Gillette.
Another "Kramer vs. Kramer" variation (with two kids instead of one) has Barry Bostwick as a father trying to make it as a single parent when his wife (Maureen Anderman) walks out on him and the children.
Moonlighting nights at a professional dating service to make ends meet, a divorcee causes the neighbors to whisper and her teenage daughter, unaware of her mom's other job in addition to the one at the local real estate office, to become suspicious, but when she tries to quit the night work, she fin
In this adaptation by Dan Wakefield of the novel "Bliss" by Elizabeth Gundy, Lynn Redgrave is an unmarried, reclusive college teacher torn between a married maintenance man named Bliss who has been repairing her house and for whom she has fallen, and her former professor and lover, played by Anthony
The sumptuous remake, another in the string of literary classics lavishly redone for TV by Norman Rosemont, recounts the tale of the impoverished youngster from New York who becomes heir to his titled grandfather's British estate, but has to warm the old man's heart before he can truly lay claim. Pr
In her first starring role in a TV movie, Loni Anderson plays the '50s platinum-blonde sex symbol whose search for stardom and meteoric (if brief) career ended in an automobile accident when she was 36. One-time (undefeated) Mr. Universe-turned-actor Arnold Schwarzenegger made his TV starring debut
Cornelia Sharpe is a female James Bond in this action-adventure live-action cartoon battling an urbane Italian playboy (Omar Sharif, in his TV acting debut) involved in a global blackmail scheme. This prospective series pilot, also bringing '50s sex goddess Anita Ekberg back to the (small) screen, h
A teenager and his younger brother are resentful of having to live with the father from whom they long have been separated following the latter's divorce from their recently deceased mother, and the struggle to reestablish a relationship is explored.
A successful fashion designer who learns that she has a mysterious illness that threatens her life searches frantically for the one suitable donor for a bone marrow transplant -- the daughter she, as a teenager, had given up for adoption. John Sayles, whose reputation has grown through his cult film
Natalie Wood plays a dual role in what was to be her last television work, starring as an heiress to a fortune trying to uncover the mysterious death of her mother, who went down with a torpedoed luxury liner during World War II. Ralph Bellamy is her wealthy father who is obsessed with the ship, and
The wife of a champion rodeo performer, tired of her subsidiary role at home, becomes an aspiring rodeo rider herself, encouraged by her one-time performer mother and confronts her new life style despite her husband's disapproval, in this film based on the true story of rodeo champion Sue Pirtle.
This Western adventure, inspired by the Kenny Rogers hit song, tells how gambler Brady Hawkes, going in search of a young son he never knew he had, teams up with an impetuous young admirer and a shady lady on his journey, which also involves him with an arrogant railroad owner and a gang of villains
In one of his final television roles, Henry Fonda stars as the semi-literate Florida drifter whose court case--being denied counsel at a breaking-and-entering trial because of his inability to afford a lawyer--drastically changed the course of American legal history. His performance won him an Emmy
A single man and part-time college student discovers the bureaucratic frustrations when he tries to adopt a handicapped, love-starved orphan whom he had been helping overcome a speech problem, and wages a battle against Child Welfare Department officials determined to place the youngster with a more suitable, mature, married couple.
A Southern gal who runs her family's auto repair shop, her aspiring country singer sister, and their stock-car racing friend who runs moonshine on the side are conned into working as government undercover agents to track down a dangerous criminal. A pilot to a prospective TV series.
Two scientists involved in chimpanzee research -- one maintaining the animals should be kept in their native habitat in Africa without human interference, the other trying to train them in sign language in a domesticated atmosphere -- join forces when they learn that the government plans to cut off
Dickens' historical romance set against a backdrop of the French Revolution gets its seventh filming, and probably its most lavish, with Chris Sarandon in the dual roles of Sydney Carton and Charles Darnay. Kenneth More plays one of his last roles as Jarvis Lorry, an agent for the Franco-British ban
A married man, returning to his hometown for his high school reunion, finds himself torn between his long-ago high school sweetheart and her 17-year-old daughter whose boyfriend is the star player on the varsity basketball team his fellow alumni are playing. The high school jock is played by Nick Ca
A dramatization of the true story of a young singer's brush with death after brain surgery and the brash neurosurgeon whose career is affected by the outcome. The real Kathy Morris put in a special appearance to sing "I Never Will Marry."
Multi-award winning dramatization based on the memoirs of Fania Fenelon, a French Jew who became a member of a women's orchestra inside Auschwitz, playing music for their Nazi captors as well as for fellow inmates marching to their deaths. The controversial casting of Vanessa Redgrave, making her Am
Dashing Omar Sharif stars as a professional gambler, connoisseur, gourmet and sportsman who sets out to help Hope Lange, as a Las Vegas hotel-casino owner, from losing its controlling interest to a business syndicate but finds his reputation is on the line when he runs into a mystery lady (Victoria
The Karen Silkwood case provided the rather obvious inspiration for this fictionalized account of a plutonium plant employee who becomes the target of management as well as union harassment when she tries to blow the whistle on the company for negligent safety procedures, and soon finds her life in
A fact-based story about that controversial crusader for women's rights.
A dramatization of the story of noted writer/journalist Cornelius Ryan, author of "The Longest Day" and "A Bridge Too Far," and the valiant battle against terminal cancer that led him to write about his ordeal, with the help of his loving wife while at the same time determined to complete "A Bridge
Teenage bride Bertinelli becomes a war widow when her Marine Corps husband Andy Romano is killed in Vietnam, and into her life comes a civilian recreation director (Parker) who works at Camp Pendleton in this romantic young love drama that originally was titled "Personal Effects."
Based on the well-publicized Oregon criminal case, this television movie dramatizes the unique dispute in which Greta Rideout instigated the prosecution of her husband, John, charging him with raping her.
William Conrad brought his Frank Cannon character out of self-imposed retirement to look into an old friend and Army Intelligence colleague's death, which had been ruled a suicide. A new "Cannon" series did not follow; Conrad instead did one as Nero Wolfe.
Ralph Waite plays a conservative farmer who rallies his neighbors against a power company planning to erect huge towers across their land. David Birney is the political activist schoolteacher who helps them organize into an effective bloc.
In her first TV-movie following her star-making "Wonder Woman" series, Lynda Carter is an aspiring singer who unwittingly comes into possession of several tapes for which her engineer husband and his partner in their electronic eavesdropping business were murdered, and discovers that she and her dau
Following his twelve years as star of "Hawaii Five-O," Jack Lord created a prospective new Hawaii-based series to which this cloak-and-dagger suspense thriller, set in a Honolulu underwater research and salvage firm, was the pilot. In addition to being executive producer (for his Lord and Lady Enter
Author Brooke Hayward's best-seller about her parents, actress Margaret Sullavan and theatrical agent/producer Leland Hayward, as well as her vulnerable younger sister and troubled brother (who produced this film), was dramatized here to great acclaim, with Lee Remick receiving an Emmy Award nominat
Following her husband's nervous breakdown, and his collapse into a catatonic state, a plucky woman struggles to hold herself and her family together and finds that she is romantically drawn to her boss after landing a job in a TV station.
The real-life tale of the relationship between popular Detroit restaurateur Jimmy Butsicaris and a black youngster he tries to adopt. Former football star Alex Karras not only stars, but co-produced the movie with his actress wife Susan Clark (who plays a small role as Jimmy B's woman friend) for th
In TV's answer to "Midnight Express," Timothy Bottoms stars as real-life Dwight Worker, an American jailed in Mexico on drug charges, who, in a brazen, well-planned breakout, made what is claimed to be the only escape from Lecumberri Prison since Pancho Villa.
Undercover Justice Department agent Richard Crenna fingers syndicate czar Mel Ferrer and is forced into the government's witness protection program to escape mob vengeance when Ferrer's successor, Don Murray, puts out a contract on his life. Eli Wallach is a vintner who takes in Murray and his famil
The turbulent life of temperamental French painter Paul Gauguin and his compulsive search for creative freedom that causes him to abandon his wife and five children in Paris for contentment in Tahiti is dramatized in this lengthy, somewhat talky, but spectacularly designed and photographed movie. Ga
James Vincent McNichol plays a teenager who renounces his home and family to run off with a quasi-religious cult, and real-life sister Kristy (acting for the first time with her brother) sets out to bring him back, very nearly becoming brainwashed herself.
Based on film actress Ina Balin's account, this drama documented her efforts together with concerned American volunteer Betty Tisdale (played by Shirley Jones) and a compassionate Vietnamese woman running a Saigon orphanage to rescue as many children as possible and fly them out of the country befor
Sentimental holiday tale of a divorcee from San Francisco who moves to a small Nebraska town with her son to start a new life and joins the church choir that is under the strict leadership of a perfectionist director who is striving for a professional level presentaion of Handel's "Messiah."
Billed as novelist Alistair MacLean's first original television thriller, this tale finds flamboyant master criminal Keir Dullea and several specialists staging an audacious scheme to capture the Eiffel Tower and hold as hostage one of its visitors, the U.S. President's mother (veteran British actre
Bette Davis was Emmy Award-nominated for her performance of a penniless widow who refuses to go on welfare and takes in a streetwise Black teenager as a foster child to earn money to survive. The script was written especially for her by first-time screenwriter Robert C.S. Downs.
In her pilot to a post "Waltons" series, Michael Learned stars as a recently widowed woman, confronted with her son's departure for college, resuming her career as head nurse in a Manhattan hospital. The critically acclaimed, New York-filmed series followed but failed to attract a large-enough follo
Dennis Weaver is the Maryland physician condemned to prison in the Dry Tortugas in 1865 after unwittingly aiding in John Wilkes Booth's escape following Lincoln's assassination by setting Booth's broken leg, and several years later was pardoned by President Andrew Johnson for his work during an epid
Kevin Dobson is Hal Painter, a distraught widower, caught in a bitter custody battle with his late wife's parents over his ten-year-old son, following his plan to remarry and move off to California with the boy. The real-life Painter's book about his experiences was the source for Sue Grafton's scri
A light-hearted dramatization of the autobiography of Harold Krents, a blind Harvard Law School student trying to make his way in a sighted world. Krents, whose experiences inspired the play and film, "Butterfiles Are Free," subsequently has become a lawyer -- although he initially was rejected by 4
Lucie Arnaz is a high-strung attorney and then-husband-to-be Laurence Luckinbill is a good-natured laundromat owner who are thrown together in this whimsical movie set in a birdwatching retreat. Swoosie Kurtz is her dippy best friend, a kindergarten teacher who has convinced her to go watch birds f
A multi-national cast headed by American actor Chris Sarandon dramatizes the events from the Last Supper through the arrest and trial of Jesus to the Crucifixion. Screenwriters James Lee Barrett and Edward Anhalt mixed Biblical fact with fiction, creating the part of Pontius Pilate's wife for "guest
Joanne Woodward takes on the vigilante role of a female Charles Bronson, embarking on a lone pursuit of three teenaged hoods in the Los Angeles barrio after becoming incensed by their malicious tire-slashing on parked cars, including hers. Initially it was called simply "East L. A." Spanish-language
A romantic gothic drama about a modern-day woman's journey into the past in a desperate attempt to change fate and save the life of her true love, a young artist she had fallen for at the turn of the century. Based on David Williams' novel, "Second Sight."
The legendary comic-strip crimefighter's ex-Marine son takes up where his dad left off, righting wrongs, defending the American ideal and pursuing an arch-criminal who plans to decimate Phoenix with a neutron bomb in this pilot for a proposed series.
The true-life drama about a handicapped Baltimore woman living on welfare who organized a sandlot baseball team and ended up coaching more than 50,000 boys and girls over nearly 40 years.
The true story of University of New Mexico track star John Baker who, dying of cancer, spent his remaining time coaching a losing girls' track team to a winning season.
The intrepid team of Old West government intelligence agents are brought out of retirement after ten years to hunt down a cunning new adversary, the son of their former arch enemy, who is suspected of cloning imposters to be substituted for the crowned heads of Europe and perhaps even the President
Edward Asner is a happily married family man and owner of a parking garage in Manhattan, who drifts into a romance with one of his customers, attractive Meredith Baxter, who has been having troubles with her lover.
A series pilot about a secret agent who is armed with skills learned by a computer-brain link-up -- lasting only seventy-two hours at a time -- and is sent to rescue a Russian submarine commander, a defector who has been kidnapped by an agent for another nation.
Blue-collar worker David Birney vows to avenge the murder of his wife and child in a mistaken no-knock drug raid led by ruthlessly ambitious narcotics officer Mike Connors. An Emmy Award was won by Jerry Fielding for his music score, one of his last.
A pilot film about two young women who join forces to save an expensive trucking rig from the repossessor and keep it out of the clutches of hijackers.
The real-life account of a deaf girl who overcomes her handicap to become one of Hollywood's top stunt-women and holder of the women's world land-speed record in a rocket-powered racing car. Colleen Dewhurst was Emmy Award-nominated as Outstanding Supporting Actress, and Lou Antonio was nominated as
An elaborate mystery involving a famous mentalist, his unfaithful wife who is trying literally to scare him to death, the best friend of the family, and the wife's ham-actor lover -- not only an intriguing who (or whether) dunnit but also a literate, adult dramatic puzzle with an endless series of t
In this remake of the 1944 Bette Davis movie, reuniting Katharine Hepburn and director George Cukor for the tenth time in forty-seven years (he directed her in her first movie, "A Bill of Divorcement," in 1932), Lilly Moffat, the strong-willed spinster teacher, goes again on her mission to educate t
Tennis bum-turned-Las Vegas-song-and-dance man doubles as a private eye with two female dancers, going undercover to protect a lady scientist from international hit-men as she heads for Washington from the Near East with her super-secret formula. Pilot to a prospective series.
Highly-acclaimed remake of the 1930 film classic about a young generation's disillusionment and eventual destruction by war. Richard Thomas and Ernest Borgnine took the roles played in the original by Lew Ayres and Louis Wolheim. This version received seven Emmy Award nominations: Outstanding Drama,
An all-male crew of an oil company makes an emergency landing on an island and finds itself at the mercy of a tribe of hostile women programmed to kill all men, in this comic-book level adventure filmed on location in Oahu.
The story of two adolescents whose personal relationship blossoms and whose professional relationship matures as they attempt to reach their goal -- the national figure skating championships.
A teenage couple of disparate backgrounds experience their first romance. She's a girl from a permissive California family; he's from a conservative midwestern family and has moved in with his sister on the west coast after the death of his parents. Initially, this was called "A Girl and a Boy: The
Wolfe's literary classic, telling of the struggles of a young writer determined to be a success in New York's literary world of the 1920s, his married lover and the brilliant editor who sees him as a blossoming genius. The story parallels the life of Wolfe himself and his affair with stage designer
Country singer Jerry Reed and Tom Selleck, in his first major role in a made-for-TV movie (following the miniseries, "The Sacketts"), are a pair of good old boys from Montana who make their way to Nashville, are approached by Morgan Fairchild to help locate her missing sister, an aspiring singer, an
A young woman decides to volunteer for a proposed embryo transplant to help a couple who are unable to have a child, and then has second thoughts about giving up the baby.
A blue-collar "Kramer vs. Kramer", this drama focuses on a family man's adjustment after his wife of fifteen years one day blurts out that she wants a divorce and leaves him to construct a new life.
A women's picture dealing with a happily married suburbanite who becomes romantically attached to a handsome architect she meets at O'Hare airport in Chicago. Its distinction comes from Lee Remick's presence and her reteaming with director Delbert Mann with whom she worked a similar magic on "Breaki
The relationship between a spunky teenage girl and her hapless horse-trainer father is explored in this Hemingway short story that previously was filmed in 1950 as the John Garfield movie, "Under My Skin."
An engaging tale of the efforts of an American wildlife photographer and her safari guide husband to save the endangered Rothschild giraffe of Kenya by adopting an orphaned animal whose mother had been slain by a notorious poacher.
A big-city lady doctor returns to her roots in the backwoods of the Blue Ridge Mountains to bring modern medicine to the local folks in the Appalachia of the 1930s and finds herself at odds with the homespun ways of the local medicine woman. Originally this was titled "The Outlander." Veteran actres
A drama involving an aging air traffic controller who is haunted by a recent mid-air collision for which an investigator is trying to hold him responsible.
Two attractive divorcees find that their newly-realized independence continues to be guided by their respective parental obligations.
Buddy Ebsen did this pilot to a prospective new series called "Lahaina" while still starring on "Barnaby Jones," and here plays a notorious Chicago lawyer who leaves his successful practice to search for his estranged son in Hawaii. Ebsen's daughter, Bonnie, is one of the co-stars, playing a singing
Young widow, supporting herself and her pre-teen son by performing as a nightclub dancer, finds the place turned into a strip joint and learns that her father-in-law is trying to prove her an unfit mother.
"Love Boat" transposed to a posh resort hotel best describes this prospective pilot to a comedy series that ultimately never saw the light of night. The hotel, run by a madcap family headed by Bill Daily (long one of the second bananas on "The Bob Newhart Show") and Jeff J. Redford as his somewhat s
A young woman with precognition realizes she is being stalked by a killer -- a mass murderer she previously had used her psychic powers to identify to the skeptical police. Originally, this was titled "Are You Alone Tonight?" and Wendy Kaufman was credited as co-writer.
A drama about a young, marginally retarded girl and boy who meet, plan to marry, and convince the world that they are entitled to a life of their own -- despite the attempts by the girl's parents to separate them.
A psychological thriller about a research biologist who, angered when an associate is given a position over him based on stolen research findings, agrees to assist his former professor in a cloning experiment in which a duplicate of himself is created -- and which then, with a mind and will of its o
The real-life account of an illiterate black youth, a deaf mute from birth, who was accused of murdering a prostitute and the relationship that developed between him and his court-appointed attorney who is also deaf, and the events leading up to his precedent-setting trial where he was determined in
The career of comedian Freddie Prinze, who committed suicide in January 1977 at the age of 22, is the subject of this film, with two of the students on "The White Shadow," Ira Angustain (in his one starring role to date) and Kevin Hooks (son of actor Robert Hooks), as Prinze and his best friend, Nat
Crimefighting Captain America rights more wrongs by doing battle with fanatical terrorist Christopher Lee who uses his deadly drug that causes accelerated aging to finance his world revolution. Originally shown in two one-hour segments on consecutive nights, this sequel to "Captain America" (which p
A news anchorwoman from the midwest comes to Hollywood to learn the truth about the death of her sister, the eleventh victim of a killer preying on aspiring actresses, and finds herself possibly the next one on his list, despite the help of an overworked cop. The film takes uncredited inspiration fr
Elizabeth Montgomery continues her dramatic gallery of resourceful put-upon women, here playing a liberal-minded, divorced newswriter who is the victim of a brutal mugging. Robbed of her confidence, she finds her life cloaked in fear and paranoia, causing her to re-evaluate her lifelong beliefs.
A romantic drama about the love affair between a divorced woman and the college-age son of her best friend, alienating her teenage son who is just a few years younger than her lover.
Gruff detective Janssen reluctantly joins with nun York to prove that a priest's fall from the Golden Gate Bridge was murder instead of the official verdict of suicide. This had all the look of a pilot to a prospective and somewhat off-beat series, and has been shown theatrically overseas as "Specte
A young mother battles Hodgkin's Disease, endangering both her own life and that of her unborn baby. Based on Laurel Lee's chronicle of her own seemingly hopeless struggle.
A truck-stop waitress, determined to make a better life for her young children after being abandoned by her husband, leaves hash-slinging behind her to embark on new career as a trucker in the rig her late father used to drive.
A fictionalized drama about the first women to enter the U.S. Military Academy in 1976 and the reactions they faced.
An adaptation for television of the Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman comedy about an eccentric "drop-out" known as Grandpa Vanderhof and his peculiar family members and friends who populate a roomy uptown Manhattan home.
Angie Dickinson plays a woman struggling to rebuild her life following her college professor husband's unexplained suicide and the subsequent feelings that it might have been her fault. In its second network showing, it was retitled "A New Life."
A pretty high school girl moves to a new town and falls in with the wrong crowd in this contemporary drama of teenage values in an affluent society.
A fact-based story of a hard-driving young executive who rebels against his failing heart and undergoes a risky transplant.
A drama about the emotional and physical shock faced by a TV newscaster and his fiancee, a newspaper reporter, following a surfing accident which paralyzes him and puts him in a wheelchair for life.
A recounting of the ordeals and conflicts faced by the Mayflower's crew and passengers, with Anthony Hopkins and Richard Crenna representing the opposing outlooks. Originally titled "The Voyage of the Mayflower," it covers much of the same ground as the 1952 theatrical movie, "Plymouth Adventure," w
Pete Hamill's novel about a young Brooklyn man (Gary Frank) home on Christmas leave from the Navy in the early '50s for a nostalgic visit to his boyhood world. Glenn Ford is his hard-drinking, one-legged Irish father; Julie Harris is his supportive dreamer of a mother. Ford and Harris previously co-
An unmarried, middle-aged woman who finds herself pregnant by an internationally renowned pianist decides to keep and raise her child in this film written especially for Carol Burnett by Joan Tewkesbury (from Laura Z. Hobson's novel), who also directed it. This dramatic role for Burnett was her firs
A drama about a dying woman who returns to the home of her widowed mother after an absence of twenty years and how their bitter estrangement slowly turns to love. This double tour-de-force for Bette Davis and Gena Rowlands was a heralded first effort for writer Michael de Guzman, and premiered right
An intrepid team of stunt experts stage a daring air, sea and land rescue of a kidnapped movie star from the clutches of a suave, modern-day pirate who rules a sovereign fortress state in the middle of the Gulf of Mexico.
In this dramatization of a little publicized episode in American history, dedicated social worker Eichhorn organizes a train trip for a group of slum orphans in 1894, taking them from New York City to the Midwest in search of new families and new lives. This fictionalized account covers the first of
Model-turned-Charlie's Angel Shelley Hack is a determined TV reporter out to find a maniac who is methodically attacking lone women drivers on the Los Angeles Freeway by pushing them off the road with his powerful van. A number of familiar TV stars (including Dinah Shore, in her "dramatic" TV debut)
Drama about a New York couple whose seven-year-old son is discovered to be profoundly deaf after having been incorrectly diagnosed as mentally retarded and institutionalized for three years.
Actor/playwright Jason Miller is a moody, egotistical Nobel scientist in DNA research in this variation on the Frankenstein theme (an original teleplay by Ernest Kinoy), with Christine Lahti as his Ph.D. assistant and Stephen Collins her cynical, hard-drinking science-fiction writer husband as the o
Art Carney is a newspaper executive who is frustrated at being put out to pasture after 35 years in favor of a computer, but his wife's unbridled enthusiasm about their new house, the death of his older brother, and the problems of his divorced son, recently remarried, bring home to him an important
A teenage girl sets off on an odyssey with her spirited but frail grandfather to thwart her uncle's plan to place the old man in a home for the aged. Filmed in Canada, this story is set in Illinois farm country.
A dramatization of the nonfictional account of Connecticut townspeople, rising to the defense of a local teenager charged with the mutilation murder of his mother in September 1973. Clemens, son of actress Eleanor Parker, made his film acting debut here. This movie also marked the American TV directing debut of Tony Richardson and was Emmy Award-nominated as Outstanding Special of the 1977-78 season.
A romantic drama about a teenage girl's first love and the perennial adolescent dilemma of whether to give herself to him in order to hang on to him.
Suzanne Somers appears in her first TV starring role in this romantic comedy about an aspiring singer torn between making the most of her one chance at fame in Las Vegas or giving her heart to a love-struck mountain man.
A widowed father struggles to hold together his family of three teenagers, one of whom is mentally retarded and enrolled in a state school for "special" children where he finds self-fulfillment in his love of sports, emulating his older, athletic brother.
An overworked executive vacationing in Hawaii finds that his romance with an attractive businesswoman he meets there is threatened by the supernatural powers of a strange native curse.
A lady advertising executive finds herself in a smalltown jail after being terrorized on a drive from Los Angeles to New York by two hitchhikers who steal her car and leave her unconscious by the roadside. She becomes a fugitive after killing her jailer during a rape attempt and breaking out with on
The adventures of two good old boys from Texas, no-account buddies who are finally forced to face reality for themselves and for their girlfriends.
The problems of a college professor and her teenage daughter facing a new life after being deserted by the husband/father are explored in this drama. Nancy Malone, an actress in the 1940s who found a new career as a TV executive, produced this film and plays a small role.
A mystery-adventure set in Hawaii. This series pilot never got anywhere. It's about a retired mainland lawyer who buys a small Honolulu hotel and finds himself in a murderous situation involving a runaway grand jury witness, a ruthless mobster, and a racket-busting U.S. Senator framed for beating up
Three people's lives are drastically changed when they are suddenly given one million dollars each by an eccentric billionaire in this pilot to a prospective new series which the producers hoped would equal the success of the original one that ran from 1955 to 1960 -- with Robert Quarry now in the r
The true story of baseball star Ron LeFlore from his days as a street-corner punk with no future to his days behind bars on a petty robbery conviction and his ultimate once-in-a-lifetime chance with the Detroit Tigers, where he became an outstanding player.
The unfulfilled dreams of his parents and the tensions created at home cause life to become a nightmare for a youngster who seeks release in a withdrawal to his own world. Actor Burt Young (an Oscar nominee for "Rocky") wrote the story with a starring role for himself, and Adell Aldrich, the daughte
Inspired by the Alice Crimmins case in New York, this drama focuses on an attractive woman whose personal lifestyle is viewed by many as distasteful and who later is accused of murdering her young daughter.
In this sequel to "A Circle of Children" (1977), Jane Alexander recreates her original role as a teacher of disturbed children who must make decisions regarding her own life and the progress of her students.
An occult drama in which a young psychiatrist joins an urbane, world-weary sorcerer when the latter's ancient adversary, an unearthly beauty with the power to possess men's souls, once again appears to spread her evil magic. This tongue-in-cheek tale, laced with all manner of wizardry, was the pilot
Burr again portrays a no-nonsense lawyer in this pilot for a prospective series, this time a prominent attorney who in early life spent seven years behind bars for a crime he did not commit and now has established a foundation dedicated to helping those wrongly accused and unjustly convicted, giving
An ex-comedian fights to keep a failing nightclub alive as a showcase for aspiring young comics.
A thriller about a beautiful high school student who becomes the target of a terror campaign that eventually leads to rape in this adaptation of the Edgar Mystery Award-winning novel.
An elderly farm couple take in their city-bred adolescent grandson for the holidays during the darkest days of the Depression, and the old man, embittered by the death of his only son in World War I, gradually opens his heart to the boy as both learn the importance of a giving relationship. Joanne W
A childless couple become foster parents to two young children who have been deserted by their irresponsible parents, but when they attempt to adopt them legally after falling in love with them and raising them, they are rebuffed by the natural parents, who sue to reclaim their offspring.
Law-and-order Selma, Tennessee sheriff Buford Pusser, the resourceful, club-wielding real-life folk hero whose career inspired three ultra-violent movies, returns to wage a relentless battle against a dapper local moonshiner in this TV feature. Brian Dennehy assumed the role played originally by Joe
A dramatic re-creation of the four-day span preceding and following the assassination of John Kennedy in November 1963, drawn from authenticated events and eye-witness accounts.
Joanne Woodward won an Emmy Award for her performance as a middle-aged housewife and mother (one of her fictional daughters was played by real-life daughter Lissy Newman) who, after spending a lifetime giving to others, decides to claim a piece for herself and enters the grueling twenty-six-mile Bos
A drama about a community of senior citizens who are terrorized by a ruthless neighborhood gang. After learning that the police are stymied because the victims are too scared to testify against the bullying leader, a semi-retired toolmaker decides to take a stand.
A suspense thriller centering on several people trapped in two derailed ski lift gondolas and facing possible death -- a couple of ski champions whom a sports promoter is trying to link together romantically, an ex-mobster, and a professional assassin who is stalking him.
Lauren Bacall made her TV-movie debut in this amusing caper film about three women with totally different backgrounds but sharing a common bond in that each needs a large sum of money and each has a husband in prison, and with the help of a safecracking old lady they pull off a million dollar heist.
A young government courier is caught in a deadly cover-up after discovering that his murdered sister was not only the mistress of a U.S. president but also a Soviet spy.
A comedy-drama about a bunch of police rookies who conspire to convince their hard-nosed sergeant that a seriously ill fellow officer, two weeks away from retirement, is on the job, and who, when he suddenly dies, try to hide the fact so that his family can collect full benefits.
Terror stalks a small California community when a broke and depressed animal owner and trainer is forced to abandon his tigers and let them fend for themselves in the nearby wilderness.
The pilot movie for the subsequent series dealing with the adventures of three airline stewardesses, fast friends after surviving their training.
Romantic fluff about an aspiring young songwriter, who works in a TV newsroom as an assistant director, and the girl, the station's attractive newscaster, he decides he is going to marry, despite her own plans to wed somebody else in less than a week.
A comedy-drama about a New York couple who decided to dump the hassle of the big city, pack up the kids and move to what they think is the easy life of suburbia. Carol Burnett made her TV-movie debut in this film which followed her departure from the grind of weekly television after ten years of "Th
A movie biography based on the meteoric careers of Jan and Dean, the popular singing duo of the late 1950s and 1960s who immortalized the day's California surfing sound, and the auto accident in 1966 that ended their rise when Jan was nearly killed and was hospitalized, either comatose or severely c
A fact-based drama about the Lithuanian seaman who made an abortive attempt for freedom in 1970 by leaping from a Russian ship to the deck of an American Coast Guard cutter in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Director David Lowell Rich and editor John A. Martinelli each received an Emmy Award for this fil
A chiller involving a suburban family which falls under the spell of a dog imbued with the spirit of the devil.
Maya Angelou's eloquent reminiscences of her days as a gifted youngster growing up in the South during the Depression years where she and her older brother were raised by their grandmother after the divorce of their parents.
Two bee specialists and a free-lance pilot go all-out to prevent another invasion force of killer bees in this sequel to "The Savage Bees" (1976) which originally was to have been titled "The Revenge of the Savage Bees."
A lavish remake of the classic about the escaped convict, a woodcutter who had been imprisoned for stealing a loaf of bread to feed his starving family, and the dogged police inspector who dedicates himself to hounding the man until he can again be put behind bars. An Emmy Award nomination went to d
A bubble-brained Philadelphia waitress witnesses a murder during the Mardi Gras festivities in New Orleans and finds herself stalked by the killer.
A dramatization of the true story of NBC news correspondent Betty Rollin and her experience with a mastectomy that shook her emotions, her marriage and her outlook on life. Fredric March's widow, Florence Eldridge, made a rare acting appearance as Rollin's mother in one of the only jobs she has ever
A taciturn Arizona state trooper pits his Indian skills against modern military combat tactics as he pursues a band of bank robbers who have pulled off a combat-style heist, killed his doting uncle, and taken a ranch woman hostage while withdrawing into the snowy mountains.
A dramatization of the true-life relationship between 1973 Heisman Trophy-winning football star John Cappelletti and his brother, Joey, stricken with leukemia. Director Lou Antonio and writer Jerry McNeely both received Emmy Award nominations.
The comic-book tale of the mild-mannered scientist who accidentally gains the secret to superhuman strength that manifests itself when he becomes enraged. This was the pilot for the popular TV series that began in the spring of 1978.
The story of a middle-aged wife and mother with two young sons who is forced to face the truth about her life after being confronted by her teenage daughter, born out of wedlock and given up for adoption, who has returned seeking the truth about her origins.
A professional hockey player, compelled by his drive to succeed and by financial pressures to adopt a more aggressive playing style, gets involved with violence on the ice, resulting in the death of a player and a manslaughter charge against him.
A white woman detective and her black partner are caught up in a love affair while working on a series of vicious crimes.
Terrorists plot a bizarre kidnapping, breaking into an operating room where a billionaire is undergoing heart surgery and holding him for a ten million dollar ransom.
This second pilot to the subsequent series that began in March, 1978 and continued somewhat intermittently through the spring of 1982 (87 episodes) offered the further adventures of the Marvel Comics-created scientist who, as it was described, "conducted radiation experiments that turned him into a
A tyrannical political kingpin in the southwest attempts to keep his young wife a virtual prisoner of his power and insane desire to dominate her, stripping her of her human and legal rights.
In the 1950s a teenage athlete learns that he has leukemia, and his winning spirit is threatened as he faces a major basketball tournament just before Christmas, while his dad's struggle to maintain his own self-respect often blinds him to his son's emotional needs.
The crash of a cargo plane unleashes a horde of deadly tarantulas and allows them to move unchecked through a southwestern town.
A lonely widow who frequents Central Park becomes emotionally involved with two orphaned youngsters who have built an oasis for themselves there after fleeing from a foster home. A young Brooke Shields made her TV acting debut in a small role.
The era of black minstrelsy as captured in the lives of two brothers: one an extroverted song-and-dance man determined to break tradition and own his own minstrel troupe in a field dominated by black-faced whites; the other an introverted and innovative ragtime pianist and composer struggling to br
Child abuse is the subject of this film dealing with a deeply troubled young mother whose serious psychiatric problems lead her to take them out on her daughter. Editor Kenneth R. Koch received an Emmy Award nomination.
A battle of wills between a concerned young doctor and ancient Indian witchcraft, with the future of a teenage Indian girl, sent to a state reformatory as an incorrigible, at stake.
A once-successful champion of the Western Canadian rodeo circuit in the '50s is crippled in the ring, ending his winning streak and breaking up his marriage. Left with responsibility of raising two young sons after his wife deserts him, he finds his life changing when he discovers strength and direc
A drama about a ghetto youth's efforts to escape from his dismal existence and his chance at a future as a veterinarian's assistant.
An affluent suburbanite's life is changed by a demanding challenge as a volunteer at a school for emotionally disturbed children when her own structured existence, stale marriage, and independent college-aged daughter no longer provide fulfillment. Steven Gethers' teleplay earned him an Emmy nominat
Lee Van Cleef's TV-movie debut was in this pilot for a prospective series called "Scanlon," the name of a street-wise U.S. marshal assigned here to protect a former syndicate hit man who is testifying against his ex-boss.
A comic-book superhero who gained mysterious powers after being bitten by a radioactive spider pursues an evil extortionist whose mind-control plot threatens the lives of ten innocent people. This pilot movie previewed a series of once-in-a-while programs during the 1977-78 season and thereafter.
A suspense thriller about an accident at a nuclear power plant in which a mysterious breakdown causes a giant computer to erroneously detect escaped radiation and seal off the building, trapping fourteen technicians inside.
A love story about a hulking wrestler, whose life in the ring has little meaning, and an attractive woman who sees through his muscleman veneer to discover a sensitive human being.
A sentimental tale of a contemporary black family from Detroit whose two-week vacation in the South leads to a variety of changes in their lives. Robert Hooks' real-life sons played his fictional sons in the story. Pilot to a prospective series called "Down Home." A second one-hour movie in 1978 had
The third film in Quinn Martin's productions from the annals of the FBI recreates the infamous January 17, 1950 Brink's Incorporated robbery in Boston involving the theft of $2,750,000 and the Bureau's dogged pursuit of the perpetrators, whose names were changed for this movie in the traditional pro
This sophisticated comedy, a remake of the 1942 classic that teamed Tracy and Hepburn for the first time, is about the offbeat romance and stormy marriage of a nonchalant sportswriter and a sophisticated international reporter who work on the same newspaper.
An investigative magazine reporter sets out to prove the innocence of his brother, a professional football player who is accused of murdering his sister's brutal attacker, found to be tied in with the syndicate.
An airliner has been disabled and the lives of its terrified passengers depend on the untried skills of its co-pilot after the pilot is seriously wounded by a killer who had boarded during a stopover.
A true-life drama about a college president who takes a sabbatical from his position with a small Eastern college to work as a laborer and experience a lifestyle very different from his regulated existence.
A drama about a fifteen-year-old girl who becomes pregnant and decides to keep the baby rather than give it up for adoption. The film marked the TV acting debut of Mariel Hemingway, the granddaughter of Ernest Hemingway.
A heist romp that has a convicted con man risking another prison term by setting out in Robin Hood style to fleece the crooked head of a big charity fund who has been diverting the money to cover gambling losses. This "Sting" carbon, spurred by the enormous success of the Newman-Redford movie, turne
An idealistic drama about a lonely old man trying to fulfill his life by aiding a teenage delinquent living at a rehabilitation center in Boston.
A flamboyant Denver lady lawyer, with the help of her father, a retired cop who does the leg work for her investigations, and her brother, a Jesuit priest and university law professor, unravels a murder case of a society woman who allegedly stabbed her husband. This was the pilot for Anne Meara's sh
A sophisticated London widow renounces a successful business career -- and the man who loves her -- to become a cloistered Benedictine nun. Diana Rigg won an Emmy Award nomination for her performance in the lead role.
A special police undercover unit composed of ex-cons chosen for their particular skills investigates the vicious syndicate beating of a star basketball player whose father vows to take vengeance if he catches the attackers first. This prospective series pilot cleverly adapted the plot hook of "The D
Aided by a defense attorney and an investigative reporter, the head of an exclusive club dedicated to crime prevention sets out to learn who is behind a series of icepick murders for which a loser craving public attention has confessed. This was another movie pilot for a programming idea that never
An ex-con and a retired cop, partners in an investigation agency, try to prove that a safecracker with a previous record is innocent of a diamond heist and pin the crime on the police by laying an intricate trap. Wagner and Albert went on to recreate their roles in the later series (1975-77).
A striking, Emmy Award-winning drama with music about a suddenly widowed housewife who finds that her acute problems are loneliness and the well-meaning attempts at comfort by her family and friends. She discovers a new life and companionship at a local ballroom where she meets a married mailman who
This was a film chronicle of the true-life story of two New York City patrolmen who in 1972 were killed in a brutal ambush, victims of militant extremists attempting to create a wave of terror in the police department.
A high school girl gets trapped in a web of circumstances after accepting a ride with a strange boy who then forces her at gunpoint to assist him in a robbery during which he kills a clerk, and both are caught and charged with first-degree murder. Convicted and sent to a women's detention center, th
A luxury cruise ship is threatened with destruction -- with all aboard -- as part of a deadly vendetta against a multi-millionaire passenger in true Irwin Allen seagoing disaster style. The liner Queen Mary provided the backdrop for this suspense movie.
An adventure drama about a teenage boy who runs away from his foster home after wrongly being accused of theft and soon crosses paths with a young leopard which has escaped from a wild-animal compound during a lightning storm. Both are befriended by a brusque female kennel owner with a heart of gold
This Emmy-nominated film follows the troubles stalking John Henry Faulk, a folksy, homespun radio-television personality of the early 1950s whose broadcasting career was abruptly cut off during the blacklisting of the era. Retaining attorney Louis Nizer, he went to court and successfully sued for li
A drama based on the work of Father William Wasson, the founder and director of a home for orphaned children in Mexico.
Susan Clark here gave an Emmy Award-winning performance as America's foremost woman athlete who won two Olympic track-and-field gold medals in 1932 and went on to become a world champion golfer. The film traces her development as an athlete, her battles to be accepted in sports, her marriage to wrestler-turned-promoter George Zaharias (played by ex-football pro Alex Karras), and her losing struggle with cancer. In addition to an Emmy for its star, the movie also received a nomination as the Outstanding Special of 1975-76, and director Buzz Kulik and writer Joanna Lee were nominated for their work, as were composer Jerry Goldsmith, cinematographer Charles Wheeler, editor Henry Berman and makeup artist William Tuttle.
A lighthearted drama of a spirited young boy's adventures aboard a manned space flight. This eleven-year-old with a consuming interest in space travel hides aboard a rocket ship before it blasts off for the moon.
Based on the 1971 comedy western "Skin Game," this lark, a pilot to a prospective series that never materialized, had a couple of hapless post-Civil War con men, one black, one white, on the sagebrush trail trying to collect a $15,000 bounty on an outlaw's head. Lou Gossett recreated the role he pla
An acclaimed drama about a man, mistakenly confined to a mental institution for his first twenty-six years, who is discovered to have normal intelligence and is faced with the task of becoming physically self-sufficient to live in the outside world.
Frustrated by the role society has forced on her as a wife and mother, a suburbanite abandons her family in an effort to find a more challenging and fulfilling life.
The title tells it all in this meticulously restaged first film in a series by producer Quinn Martin based on landmark FBI cases. Through the 1978-79 season, only two others followed, indicating perhaps that Martin lost interest or Bureau cooperation.
A disaster movie that has terror stalking a stricken sub, wedged deep below the sea and crawling with deadly vipers. In Great Britain, this film was released theatrically as "Death Dive," a somewhat more descriptive title.
A young schoolteacher in Hawaii fights for her life against both a rare blood disease and an unscrupulous surgeon in need of a heart-transplant donor.
A sentimental family drama about the growing apart -- and together -- of a household of Wisconsin dairy farmers when the son decides to get married and move away and the mother discovers she has incurable leukemia and only a short time to live.
Winner of nine Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Drama of the 1973-74 season, this was one of the most acclaimed TV movies ever, highlighted by Cicely Tyson's Emmy-winning performance as the (fictional) woman who was born into slavery in the 1850s and lived to see the Civil Rights movement a centur
A thriller involving a murder witness who, unable to convince police that the killer is in the apartment across the courtyard from his, realizes that he is the sniper's next target.
A masked madman tries to stop the sale of a movie studio.
A housewife, increasingly disenchanted with her homemaker role, searches for new meaning in her life and organizes a discussion group, changing the lives of her six closest friends. Fay Kanin was awarded an Emmy for her original teleplay.
High school in the 1950s as seen through the eyes of five carefree seniors is depicted in this pilot to the short-lived series "Sons and Daughters" (1974) with much of the same cast.
A tightly-knit family headed by a beleaguered Chicago widow rallies behind the eldest son when he is charged with bribing a city health department inspector in this pilot for a possible series.
In pilot to prospective series for Shelley Winters, she's a brash private detective who, with her young partner, investigates why a wealthy contractor is the victim of an extortion plot.
A curmudgeony big-city doctor's concern for his patients in a rundown Baltimore neighborhood puts him at odds with his own family. This is a similar contemporary version of the Paul Muni film "The Last Angry Man" (1959), which itself was remade as a TV movie and shown first several weeks after this
A stark look at the lives of migratory farm workers, focusing on one family. The film was Emmy nominated as the Outstanding Drama of the 1973-74 season, and nominations also went to director Tom Gries, actress Cloris Leachman, cinematographer Dick Kratina, and composer Billy Goldenberg.
A World War I ex-marine turns 1930s bounty hunter and goes after Bonnie-and-Clyde style bank robbers who murdered his former girlfriend. Ken Howard later starred in the TV series (1974-75) as the Depression Era crimefighter tracking down wanted criminals for the reward money.
This movie details the struggles of former Brooklyn Dodger catcher Roy Campanella to adapt to life in a wheelchair following his crippling automobile accident in 1959. Cinematographer Ted Voigtlander was Emmy-nominated.
A lavish, atmospheric new version of Bram Stoker's classic tale of horror with Jack Palance heading a stellar British cast as the bloodthirsty count.
A close-knit Greek-American family, jeopardized when its Manhattan bakery goes up in flames, looks desperately for ways to solve its financial dilemma without destroying its heritage.
Adaptation of the Mark Twain classic about a small-town Missouri boy who tracks down a murderer.
A science-fiction fantasy from the creator of "Star Trek". Hoping to duplicate its success, this movie focuses on a twentieth-century NASA scientist who finds himself in a futuristic society after being preserved in suspended animation. It was reworked in 1974 as the TV movie "Planet Earth."
A young American priest, in his search for greater knowledge, finds that his schooling has hardly prepared him for his mission to a remote Canadian Indian village in British Columbia.
A federal undercover agent recruits a computer-selected jack-of-all-trades in a scheme to rescue a syndicate witness who has been kidnapped and stashed away in a heavily fortified West Coast enclave.
This acclaimed religious drama, set in the future, brings theological adversaries head to head -- the Vatican's emissary of change and a strong-willed abbot clinging to the old ways. Filmed on location in the Republic of Ireland.
A candid drama that examines the effects of rape on both the victim and the accused as well as their families and acquaintances.
A story, set during the era of Mexico's educational reform when teachers were first being sent into remote areas, about a brilliant young boy who comes into conflict with the proud mayor of his tiny village over a bicycle that providence has placed in the mayor's possession and which he is unable to
A suspense thriller about a World War II ace turned traffic reporter for a Salt Lake City radio station who witnesses a bank robbery from his helicopter and is drawn into an aerial duel with the gang.
Originally called "A Spanish Portrait" when filmed in 1970 and then put on the shelf, this movie follows an aimless drifter and painter in Spain who surfaces after seven years, only to find himself plagued by art forgeries and a crooked dealer.
Two teenagers embark on a 2,600-mile journey from California to Hawaii in a sailboat, battling the elements as well as their own prejudices.
A family outing turns into a nightmare when a gang of young thugs begins a campaign of harassment.
A people-in-jeopardy fantasy which finds the baggage hold of a jetliner swarming with a gaggle of ghosts preparing to exact revenge on the passengers in first class.
A sentimental film based on an actual case history of a cancer victim, taken from a tape-recorded diary, involving a young dropout living in the wilderness with her boyfriend, who is a struggling musician, and her baby daughter. Subsequently, a "Sunshine" series in 1975 starred Cliff DeYoung, Elizab
The story of a department store Santa who causes worldwide repercussions when he claims to be the real Santa Claus. The television movie is based on the story by Valentine Davies and the theatrial film of the same title.
The acclaimed TV adaptation of Selwyn Raab's book based on the Wylie-Hoffert murders in Manhattan in 1963, resulting in the case that ultimately led to the Supreme Court's Miranda decision three years later. Both director Sargent and writer Mann won Emmy Awards, and Telly Savalas received a nominati
An atmospheric dramatization of Cervantes' seventeenth-century tale of the self-proclaimed Spanish knight who travels the countryside with his squire, tilting at windmills as if they were dragons and trying to reform a bawdy peasant girl. This was the first of a series of co-productions and trade-of
A young widow, in New York to resume a modeling career, sees a woman pushed violently into the path of an oncoming subway train and reports the incident to the police. In answer to her call, two detectives are sent to get her statement and she recognizes one of them as the killer.
The success of "The Godfather" encouraged this adaptation of Gay Talese's 1971 best-selling novel about life inside the Mafia, a fact-based drama revolving around the collapse of the Joseph Bonanno family. The real-life Bonanno was kidnapped in 1964 and was not heard from for over eighteen months.
In this pilot for a projected spy series by the man who gave "Mission: Impossible" to TV, a racetrack crash in which a government agent is critically injured uncovers an enemy brainwashing scheme, and another agent assumes his colleague's identity to expose the plot. Made in 1971 and originally sch
An ad-man's dreams of grooming a gentle hillbilly giant into an overnight weight-lifting champion, have him win a gold medal, and then endorse a breakfast cereal are shattered when his protege falls in love with a petite Russian gymnast and almost ignites an international incident.
A romantic comedy which takes Alec Guinness' "The Captain's Paradise" and changes the gender, with an airline stewardess juggling a crammed romantic life that includes one husband in Los Angeles and another in London.
Veteran cop Bumper Morgan searches the Los Angeles barrio for the killer of an aging colleague in this pilot for the 1975-76 series. Kennedy took over the role originated in the 1973 telefeature by William Holden.
A flamboyant, disbarred attorney and his staff of ex-cons are hired by a multimillionaire to find an embezzling bookkeeper, uncovering a trail of murder, suicide, blackmail and double-dealing in this unsuccessful series pilot.
In his TV movie debut, a pilot to his subsequent short-lived series (1973-74), James Stewart is a homespun West Virginia lawyer who defends an heiress charged with three murders. Strother Martin, as his cracker-barrel sheriff cousin and legman, also appeared in the series.
A Vietnam prisoner-of-war tries to return to the small New England hometown he dreamed of in captivity, but strangely, he can find no trace of it.
A doctor's battle to stem a diphtheria outbreak puts him in conflict with a police captain who is using all his manpower to track down a cop-killer. Many elements of this pilot film revive memories of Elia Kazan's stunning "Panic in the Streets" (1950). The original title until the eve of airing: "T
A wacky comedy caper about a TV script writer taking revenge on an actress who walks out on his program to become the wife of the wealthy sponsor, putting a damper on many careers, by writing her into a kidnapping scheme and then turning fiction into fact.
A ghostly romance between a lonely young girl and the handsome victim of an auto accident who had died in her arms but later is discovered wandering on the beach. This was the first TV-movie using a single camera videotape system, later being transferred to film.
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.
A middle-aged, childless couple discover that a young handyman, hired to fix their furnace, has moved into the crawlspace in their cellar, and they make him part of their family. Director Newland replaced Buzz Kulik in mid-production.
A drama about underworld pressures on a crime syndicate chief, played by Gazzara, who is torn between his love for a younger brother who defects and his own loyalty to the organization. The 1957 theatrical version of the story, "The Brothers Rico," starred Richard Conte and Kathryn Grant, who had ju
A horror tale about a young couple moving into a Bucks County, Pennsylvania farmhouse, unaware that it is occupied by an unseen presence that is trying to possess the wife.
An Iron Curtain defector who has lived peacefully for years as a Napa Valley wine grower discovers that he's being stalked by an enemy from his past.
This Emmy Award-winning drama, chosen the Outstanding Program of the 1972-73 TV season, depicted two middle-class Belfast families -- one Protestant, one Catholic -- that discovered themselves engulfed in the surrounding violence that turned their years of friendship to bitter hatred which ultimatel
A murdered woman seeks vengeance and possesses her husband's new bride in this well-acted ghost story. This marked Dorothy McGuire's first TV movie as well as her television comeback after a fifteen-year absence.
A horror tale involving an anthropologist researching his book on demonology with his photographer daughter in a bizarre adventure that has a group of gargoyles, descendants of a monster whose skeleton the two have stumbled on, menacing the pair in order to retrieve the bones of their ancestor.
A clairvoyant professor who alerts Denver police that someone is about to plant a bomb discovers that he is their prime suspect.
A woman attorney and her young associate defend a wealthy contractor, accused of murdering an iron worker who was having an affair with his teenage daughter. Susan Hayward replaced ailing Barbara Stanwyck in this pilot for a prospective Stanwyck series that was to have been called "Fitzgerald and Pr
Bill Cosby wrote, produced, scored and starred as an airport redcap whose single-minded dream to move his family out of the ghetto has cut him off from them, until faced with the shattering news that his only son has contacted sickle-cell anemia. Allan Sloane was awarded an Emmy for his teleplay ada
A win-or-else coach, hired to whip a small college football team into shape, finds himself in trouble with professional gamblers who plan to set the odds of the squad's success.
A building superintendent and his wife are held hostage in their apartment by a sadistic would-be bank robber and his spaced-out accomplices.
A fraternity of public and private investigators looks into the suspicious death in an auto accident of the son of one of its members' long-time, wealthy ladyfriend. This was yet another pilot for a prospective series for Lloyd Bridges.
A grim, award-winning portrait of prison life as seen through the eyes of two newcomers -- an idealistic rookie guard (Gulager) and a college professor up for manslaughter (Alda). Tom Gries received an Emmy Award for his direction; Gene Fowler Jr. was nominated for his editing. Filmed in the Utah St
A wealthy woman, vacationing in Acapulco with her stuffy husband, stumbles upon evidence that she is being stalked by an international jewel thief and murderer.
A lighthearted adventure in the pre-World War I West with Taylor and Cole playing a pair of troubleshooters hired to retrieve a hijacked train. They continued their roles and battled early twentieth-century crime in the short-lived late 1971 series "Bearcats!"
A syndicate contract killing in broad daylight of a shipping tycoon's son on a San Francisco cable car leads two police detectives into a complex search for the killer, involving a drug kingpin, the victim's sister, a family business associate, the dead man's physician friend, and the impatient capt
This sadistic tale of a professional gunman who is hired by his brother, a syndicate kingpin, to rub out a gangland rival comes from a novel written by a convicted murderer serving time in the Minnesota State Prison.
A chase thriller that has a travel photographer finding himself the quarry of paid assassins who have mistaken him for somebody else.
A deadly love triangle involves a scheming doctor who tries to inveigle his patient's wealthy wife to dump her husband for him, and together they hatch the perfect crime.
A detective discovers his son-in-law cheating on his daughter, confronts the other woman and accidentally kills her, and then attempts to pin the crime on a wino.
This prospective series pilot has a hard-nosed prosecutor doggedly trying to crack a homicide case in which the defense's plea of temporary insanity is the plan to cover the perfect murder, the result of a love triangle.
In this pilot for the long-running series, a portly, well-heeled investigator looks into the murder of an old flame's husband and becomes enmeshed in a web of small-town corruption. Long-time character actor Conrad finally attained stardom with this role. Previously he had been one of the great radi
A suspense drama that begins with a group of college students who create an identity for a fictitious credit card holder after feeding data into a computer and snowballs into a scheme that leaves three of them dead.
Love story involving a Canadian Professional Hockey Player(Billy Duke) and a hippy folk singer(Sherry Nelson). Their union is tumultuous, as both try to come to terms with their differences in careers and lifestyles. They realize too late that they both love each other. Shot in/around Toronto, Ontario CANADA and includes good use of vintage NHL footage.
A young businessman and his wife on a hunting trip find themselves the quarry of two paid assassins, caught in a forest fire.
A sensitive Hollywood writer tries to talk a young down-on-her-luck actress out of suicide in this movie marking Mia Farrow's telefeature debut.
Courtroom drama of the ordeal of a small-town mother who comes to Manhattan from Idaho to attend her daughter's murder trial, bewildered by the pace of big city life but steadfastly standing beside the girl despite the evidence against her. Kim Stanley originally was to have played the mother of th
This was the pilot movie for "The Waltons" (which began its long run in September 1972), recounting the events of one day -- Christmas Eve, 1933 -- in the lives of a rural American mountain family. Later called "The Homecoming -- A Christmas Story," it won a Christopher Award as well as Emmy nominat
Narcotics agents break up a dope smuggling ring in the standard, efficient, Jack Webb-produced manner. Janssen went on to play O'Hara in the 1971-72 series, upholding law and order valiantly.
An occult Western about a circuit-riding minister and his wife who are caught up in a web of witchcraft involving a mute beauty and a satanical gunfighter.
This TV carbon of Hailey's "Airport" has crew and passengers stricken by food poisoning, forcing a washed-up helicopter pilot on board to land the plane with the help of a stewardess. Previously it had been the basis for a drama "Flight into Danger" on TV's "Alcoa Hour" (1956) and then was made as
A young newspaperman drops out following his friend's suicide, sets out cross-country on his motorcycle in his quest for the meaning of life and befriends a runaway bride, Another searching soul, in this variation of the "Route 66" series-becoming involved weekly in the lives of diverse people subsequently during the 1969-70 TV season. Veteran actor Akim Tamiroff made his farewell TV appearance in this one.
Edward G. Robinson's dignified performance as the aging surgeon whose heart transplant gets his protege slapped with a lawsuit after the donor's wife charges that her husband was allowed to die so that the young doctor could save his mentor highlights this pilot movie for the popular "Medical Center" series (1969-76). Chad Everett assumed the part originated by Richard Bradford (who virtually disappeared as Everett's star ascended), while James Daly and Audrey Totter continued as regulars.
The story traces the slow destruction of a family by a generation gap, drugs, and a lack of understanding of each other.
Charles Dickens' classic tale of lookalikes in love with the same woman in the years after the French Revolution.
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A married couple moves in with the husband's parents after he loses his job. The move forces the couple to deal with their own marital problems as well as the husband's past.
Dennis Rader was president of his church group and a city employee who seemed every bit the upstanding citizen. For years, however, he taunted the police and media by leaving cryptic messages. In a span of 31 years he committed brutal murders in the idyllic midwestern town of Wichita, Kansas and w
An airline flight headed from San Francisco to Tokyo is accidentally hit by a U.S. Navy missle, leaving almost all of the crew and passengers dead, near death, or psychologically deranged. While terror and hysteria begin to increase for those on board, a weekend pilot is forced to take control of t
The rise, fall and rise again of the domestic style maven, Martha Stewart, from the time her company going public through her release from Alderson Federal Prison.
As a magical Christmas snowstorm blows across the country, small miracles changes the lives of various people. They are: Paula, a maid-of-honor at her best friend's wedding who realizes that her unrequited love for the groom isn't so unrequited; Bev, a recently widowed woman who flees to New Mexic
A former voracious insect specialist, now a college professor in search of a simpler life, gets caught up in the investigation of a student who is found dead with his body completely depleted of blood. It first appears that he was murdered by another college student, until the professor realizes th
Live coverage of the 39th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards presentation from the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada on May 26, 2004.
A special counting down the top 10 Super Bowl commercials of all time.
A live one-hour broadcast special featuring interviews and clips from 'Survivor: All-Stars'.
Coverage of the 30th Annual People's Choice Awards honoring people's favorites in television, movies, and music.
Live coverage of this annual event celebrating top honors in music.
Based on the true story of the family run Canal Street Brothel in New Orleans and how it was busted up by the FBI. The business was owned and operated by Jeanette, whose mother ran the books and was a prostitute herself in her day. Jeanette's daughter Monica has become one of the brothel's most requ
A special celebrating CBS News executive producer Don Hewitt's 36-year-long career.
The cast of "Survivor: All-Stars" reunites and a second castaway is awarded $1 million based on viewer votes.
After she receives an antique wedding ring, a woman has fleeting visions of the original owner of the ring, visions of a long-deceased soul who died 35 years ago. She begins investigating deeper into the woman's death and becomes embroiled in dangerous circumstances from present day and the hereafte
The special reunites the cast of "The Carol Burnett Show" featuring clips and memorable moments from the audience question and answer segments and opens up the floor for new questions.
A reunion show catching up with the Petries and the rest of the original cast. The one hour special will be divided in half, with the first half featuring a new scripted episode that features the Petries as they are in 2004 as they receive a call from Alan Brady asking them to write his eulogy befo
A holiday special featuring musical performances and success stories of adopted children to raise awareness for the issue.
Gisele Bundchen, Tyra Banks, Heidi Klum and others model lingerie on the catwalk.
In this primetime special, members of the U.S. Air Force get the chance to play for big prizes.
Host Liza Snyder introduces bloopers from contemporary and classic CBS programs and newscasts.
Live coverage of this annual event celebrating top honors in music features performances by John Mayer, Norah Jones, Avril Lavigne, Bruce Sprinsteen and the E Street Band, No Doubt, Eminem, Coldplay and Faith Hill.
Coverage of the Kennedy Center Honors presentation, which pays tribute to outstanding Americans who have distinguished themselves in the performing arts.
In the popular game show's primetime special, contestants are selected from members of the U.S. Navy.
A celebration of the Eye's seventy-five years of broacasting.
Live coverage of the 57th annual Tony Awards presentation, saluting the shows and stars of the 2002-2003 Broadway season.
Live coverage of the 38th annual Academy of Country Music Awards presentation from Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada on May 21, 2003.
Combining "making of" footage with live performance to showcase Celine Dion's concert at her Caesars Palace venue.
Coverage of the 29th annual People's Choice Awards presentation, fans are honoring America's favorites in the fields of television, motion pictures and music.
The cast of The Andy Griffith Show reunites and reflects on the show and working together.
Contestants vie for million-dollar prizes in this series of primetime specials of the classic game show.
Live presentation of the 37th Annual CMA Awards from the Grand Ole Opry.
A live wrap-up of the Amazon adventure that brings all the contestants back together again to discuss their experiences.
In this footage taken from an October 2002 show in Spain, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band play a variety of classic and contemporary hits including "The Rising," "Waiting on a Sunny Day," "You're Missing," "Lonesome Day," "Darkness on the Edge of Town," "Into the Fire," "Mary's Place," Danci
An Independence Day celebration in which a live audience lines the banks of Boston's Charles River to watch fireworks and hear performances from the Boston Pops, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and LeAnn Rimes.
Celebrities look back and talk about the first time they appeared on "Entertainment Tonight" with Mary Hart.
Presentation of mistakes made over the years on CBS television programming, from classics like "The Ed Sullivan Show," The Dinah Shore Show," The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show," The Steve Allen Show," and sopas "Guiding Light," "As the World Turns," "The Young and the Restless", recent shows like "Yes,
A special celebrating Michael Jackson's new greatest hits album "Number Ones" featuring one new performance from Jackson as well as classic concert footage and videos including footage from Jackson's HIStory tour and the making of "Wanna be Starting Something".
Presentation of the fourth annual Latin Grammy Awards celebration honoring the best in Latin music from the American Airlines Arena in Miami.
On September 11, 2001, brothers Gedeon and Jules Naudet were in lower Manhattan taping a documentary on the Engine 7, Ladder 1 firefighters when Jules suddenly heard a roar from above and turned his camera upward. In doing so, he captured the only known video of the first plane striking the World Tr
Taped from a live performance, popular band U2 performs hit songs that made them global rock stars from the Slane Castle in Dublin, Ireland. In addition to their performance, the special will include a behind-the-scenes look at backstage footage.
Various celebrities discuss The Honeymooners impact on pop culture amidst interviews, clips and unaired footage.
A retooling of the British Christmas special as revoiced by mostly American actors, Robbie the Reindeer (Rudolph's son) competes with the evil Blitzen for a spot on Santa's Sleigh team.
Gisele Bundchen, Tyra Banks and others model lingerie on the catwalk at New York's Lexington Avenue Armory
Coverage of the Kennedy Center Honors presentation, which pays tribute to outstanding Americans who have distinguished themselves in the performing arts. Honorees are: actor James Earl Jones, conductor James Levine, dancer/actress Chita Rivera, singer/songwriter Paul Simon and actress Elizabeth Tayl
The American Film Institute celebrates 100 of American film's greatest love stories. Casablanca topped the list, followed by Gone with the Wind, West Side Story, Roman Holiday and An Affair to Remember.
The 4th annual holiday music special aimed at raising awareness of adoption by presenting stories about adoption with the goal of finding homes for children in foster care.
Special primetime version of the game show featuring U.S. Marines as contestants.
Celebrity fans and not-so-famous faces talk about their families and how the series "Everybody Loves Raymond" relates to their own lives. In addition, scenes from the last six seasons are interwoven with the testimonials.
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.
Live coverage of the 37th annual Academy of Country Music Awards presentation from the Universal Ampitheatre in Los Angeles, California.
A look back at on-camera mistakes made by performers in the network's primetime and news programming.
The sequel to the British animated special and revoiced for the American audiences, once again pitting Robbie against the evil Blitzen with the help of a lost tribe of Vikings.
Mary Tyler Moore hosts this retrospective of her classic sitcom, interviewing former castmates and reminiscing.
A Teenage girl from each state and Washington, D.C. competes for the Miss Teen USA Title.
Live coverage of the 56th annual Tony Awards presentation, saluting the shows and stars of the 2001-2002 Broadway season.
Coverage of the Daytime Emmy Awards presentation, honoring the best daytime television programs of the year.
The Academy of Country Music hands out their greatest accolades live from the Grand Ole Opry during the 36th annual awards show hosted by Vince Gill.
Live coverage of the 53rd annual Primetime Emmy Awards.
Coverage of the 35th annual CMA Awards presentation from the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, Tennessee.
MTV's "Total Request Live" breaks out of its Times Square studio for its Super Bowl edition, featuring guest appearances by music artists, celebrities and National Football League players.
About a man who offers advice to people who need it the least.
A look at the untold stories behind the Super Bowl. The special reveals the memorable pre-game locker room speeches, player superstitions and rituals, halftime spectacles, post-game parties, surprise heroes, the most famous plays and worst debacles.
Live coverage of the Miss Teen USA pageant from San Padre Island, Texas.
Barbie stars as both Clara and the Sugarplum Princess in this animated adaptation of the classic holiday story, "The Nutcracker," featuring dance sequences and the music of Tchaikovsky.
Profile of Lucille Ball, the first female television superstar and first solo female head of a major studio.
Live coverage of the 18th annual Miss Teen USA Pageant from Shreveport, Louisiana. Fifty-one young women from the 50 states and the District of Columbia compete for the Miss Teen USA 2000 title.
Highlights from Thanksgiving Day parades, including the "73rd Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Parade" from New York City; the "Opryland Aqua Parade" from Nashville, Tennessee; "America's Thanksgiving Parade" from Detroit, Michigan; and the "Aloha Floral Parade" from Hawaii's Waikiki Beach.
Coverage of the 17th annual Miss Teen USA pageant from Shreveport, Louisiana.
A behind-the-scenes look at the festivities surrounding the 110th Tournament of Roses Parade, from Pasadena, California.
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
Special about the former CBS series, "Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman," including behind-the-scenes footage and unaired clips.
Live presentation of the 16th annual Miss Teen USA pageant from Shreveport, Louisiana.
Profile of broadcast journalism pioneer Don Hewitt, creator of "60 Minutes," the first television news magazine.
An annual one-hour television special recognizing individuals doing heroic things for kids in our hometowns.
Highlights of the 72nd annual "Macy's Thanksgiving Parade" from New York City, the "Aloha Floral Parade" from Waikiki Beach in Hawaii, "America's Thanksgiving Parade" from Detroit and the "Opryland U.S.A. Aqua Parade" from Nashville.
Coverage of the 1997 Miss Teen USA Pageant broadcast live from South Padre Island, Texas.
Profile of Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet.
Special presents popular comedy stars performing the routines on television that made them famous. Comedians from the past 50 years are saluted as clips from their early sketch comedy and stand-up routines are featured.
Live presentation of the 1996 Miss Teen USA Pageant.
Salute to the 107th Tournament of Roses Parade, featuring the Rose Queen Coronation, marching bands from the competing Rose Bowl teams, and an equestrian show. This year's Grand Marshall, Kermit the Frog, will be profiled.
Thanksgiving Day parade coverage from around the United States.
Special taking a behind-the-scenes look at "Walker, Texas Ranger," the CBS action/drama series starring Chuck Norris as Cordell Walker, a modern-day Texas Ranger. The special features interviews with cast members and follows the show through all stages of production, including stunts.
A look at life before, during and after "The Brady Bunch." Features never-before-seen backstage home movies, interviews with the cast, outtakes, clips from the series, updates on the cast today, musical performances by Maureen McCormick and Barry Williams, and a tribute to the late Robert Reed.
Live presentation of the 1995 Miss Teen USA Pageant from Wichita, Kansas.
Special featuring performances by magicians selected as the best in their field by the Academy of Magical Arts.
Profile of Rod Serling, screenwriter and creator of the television series, "The Twilight Zone."
A celebration of activities surrounding "The 106th Tournament of Roses Parade." Featured are an equestrian show, a profile of Grand Marshal Chi Chi Rodriguez, Disneyland's salute to the Tournament of Roses Royal Court Parade, The Rose Parade Spotlight and a musical production number from Disneyland,
Thanksgiving Day parade coverage from New York, Hawaii, Toronto and Disneyland. Includes an ice skating segment from Wollman Rink in New York's Central Park.
Reality-based special chronicling true life stories that defy logic. A mother gives birth to fraternal twins -- 95 days apart; the world's smallest motorized car -- smaller than a grain of rice!
Live presentation of the 106th Annual Tournament of Roses Parade. 1994's parade theme is "Sports: The Quest For Excellence."
Frosty the Snowman teaches a small town the joys of snow and its importance to the environment.
Live broadcast of the 12th annual Miss Teen USA beauty pageant.
Broadcast of the finals of the thirty-sixth annual Pillsbury baking contest.
After an unhappy divorce, Arly Hanks returns to her home town of Maggody, Arkansas, where she becomes sheriff. The job turns out to be anything but quiet when a murder and a kidnapping simultaneously engage the small town of eccentrics.
A special featuring clips from last year's Tournament of Roses parade as well as the coronation of this year's Rose Queen and other activities surrounding the 105th edition of "The Tournament of Roses Parade."
A presentation of the 105th Tournament of Roses Parade.
Behind-the-scenes preview of the CBS Network's 1994 November primetime "sweeps" schedule.
Dramatization of three actual stories about apparent angelic interventions.
A special profiling true life stories that defy logic. Included are a diver who holds his breath for over eight minutes, a doctor who removes half the brain of a young child in order to save his life, the creator of the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, chronic back sufferers who find relief by swimming
Special providing a preview of the CBS Network's 1994 fall primetime schedule. Includes an interactive call-in sweepstakes.
Special presenting five accounts of people who have explored the dark side of Halloween -- from encounters with ghosts to voodoo.
Live coverage of the 1993 Miss Teen USA Pageant from the Mississippi Coast Coliseum and Convention Center.
A retrospective of the series, "The Beverly Hillbillies," which aired on CBS from 1962 to 1971.
Pilot for a spinoff of the CBS series "Evening Shade," featuring the characters Harlan and Merleen. When Merleen takes out an ad in a national tabloid offering to help unwed pregnant women, she receives an overwhelming response, much to Harlan's chagrin.
A religious special examining the role being played by faith communities in providing assistance to Americans with insufficient health coverage.
Live broadcast from the Macy's Parade site in New York and featuring segments from Thanksgiving parades held around the country.
A special preceding the 104th Tournament of Roses Parade. Featured is an equestrian show and a profile of Angela Lansbury, this year's Grand Marshal.
A special focusing on how organized religion helps today's immigrants survive in the United States.
A presentation of the 104th Tournament of Roses Parade from Pasadena, California.
A reunion of the cast of "The Carol Burnett Show," which aired on CBS from 1967 to 1978. Includes clips culled from more that 300 original episodes of the series.
Reality-based show based on popular consumer segment created by Arnold Diaz, News Reporter for New York affiliate WCBS-TV. Consumer reporters track down and confront con artists and other unscrupulous individuals who are accused of lying, cheating, stealing and abusing the system while taking advant
A documentary taking a look at President John F. Kennedy's personal and professional life. Includes interviews, archival footage and photographs.
Live coverage of the 1992 Miss Teen USA Pageant.
A special commemorating the 40th television anniversary of the soap opera "Guiding Light."
A live broadcast of the Pillsbury baking contest, hosted by Willard Scott, featuring 100 finalists from all over the country. The finalists prepare their specialties in mini-kitchens, which are submitted for judging to a panel of food experts.
A special featuring true stories about personal secrets hidden for years.
A special in which dramatic re-enactments are used to tell the stories of two people who overcame extraordinary challenges.
Live coverage of the annual Cotton Bowl Parade from Dallas, Texas.
A pilot in which two people play elaborate practical jokes on their spouses.
A live presentation of the 1991 Miss Teen USA Pageant.
A comedy pilot for an unsold CBS series. Three brothers inherit their deceased brother's employment agency and his eight-year-old son.
Live coverage of the 32nd annual CBS All-American Thanksgiving Day Parade featuring highlights from several parades.
Live coverage of the annual Cotton Bowl Parade from Dallas, Texas. The theme of this year's parade, "Game Time," is emphasized by the fleet of floats, marching bands, drill teams and production numbers that highlight the event.
A special commemorating George Burns' 95th birthday.
A telecast of the eighteenth annual Emmy Awards for excellence in daytime television programming.
A comedy pilot for an unsold NBC series. An aspiring actress goes to great lengths to land a job as a celebrity reporter on a popular tabloid TV show.
Live broadcast of the 1990 Miss Teen USA Pageant from the Mississippi Coast Coliseum and Convention Center.
A pilot for a series not picked up by CBS. Focuses on three sisters living in Manhattan and the special relationship they share. The eldest sister lives with her boyfriend but is unwilling to marry him. The middle sister is newly divorced and raises her daughter while holding down a job in the fashi
Three-hour coverage of the 31st annual CBS All-American Thanksgiving Day Parade, featuring highlights of the 64th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, as well as the Santa Claus Parade in Toronto, the Aloha Festival in Honolulu, and the Disneyland Star Parade in Anaheim.
A musical-comedy pilot about the lives of the tenants of a Southern California mini-mall.
A special featuring the pilot from the long-running series "I Love Lucy." Also include interviews with the original writers of the episode. Lucie Arnaz, daughter of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz, hosts.
A CBS News special on the movement to reinstate the teaching of religion in public schools, at present prohibited by the Constitution's clause banning "an establishment of religion" by the state. Religious reformers dismiss this as a minor detail, arguing that teaching religion in taxpayer-funded sc
A game show pilot. Panel members are shown a series of three very unusual stories. In each case, only one is real; the others are complete hoaxes. Each panel member votes for the story he or she believes is true.
A comedy special containing a selection of comical slips, blunders and tongue-twisters cut from several CBS primetime series.
A live broadcast of the Pillsbury baking contest, hosted by Willard Scott, featuring 100 finalists from all over the country. The finalists prepare their specialties in mini-kitchens, which are submitted for judging to a panel of food experts.
A special featuring gaffes and blunders from CBS primetime comedies.
Live coverage of the 33rd annual Cotton Bowl Parade from Dallas, Texas. The theme of this year's parade, "Great Moments in History," is emphasized by the fleet of floats, marching bands, drill teams and production numbers that highlight the event.
A special featuring contemporary magicians performing illusions and close-up magic at Magic Castle in Los Angeles.
A live, CBS broadcast of "The Tournament of Roses Parade" from Pasadena, California. The theme of this year's five-and-a-half mile parade is "A World of Harmony," a communion between nations and the environment.
A former football star finds himself at war with a ruthless team owner.
A special commemorating the anniversary of the long-running comedy series "The Honeymooners." The program includes rare interview footage along with episode clips. Former cast members and writers of the series share their memories.
Live coverage, from the Orange Pavilion in San Bernardino, California, of the concluding ceremonies of the seventh annual Miss Teen USA Pageant.
A "CBS Schoolbreak Specials" presentation, based on the true story of a California teenager dubbed the "frog girl." She sued her high school for penalizing her when she refused to dissect a frog in a class project.
A special featuring a preview of the television series on the CBS Fall Schedule.
Live coverage of the 100th Tournament of Roses Parade, from Pasadena, California.
A special highlighting fifty years in the history of television. Includes tributes to Lucille Ball, Carol Burnett, Walter Cronkite, Jackie Gleason, Bob Hope and Ed Sullivan. Clips of classic television moments are presented.
Live coverage of the 32nd annual Cotton Bowl Parade from Dallas, Texas. The theme of this year's parade, "Music, Motion and Magic," is emphasized by the fleet of floats, marching bands, drill teams and production numbers that highlight the event.
Three-hour coverage of the 30th annual CBS All-American Thanksgiving Day Parade, featuring highlights of the 63rd Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, as well as the Santa Claus Parade in Toronto; the Aloha Floral Parade in Honolulu; and the Disneyland Star Parade in Anaheim.
Live coverage from the Orange Pavilion in San Bernardino, California, of the concluding ceremonies of the sixth annual Miss Teen USA Pageant, highlighted by the selection of Miss Teen USA 1988. Taking as its theme "California Dreamin'," the show is presented in the form of a 1988 version of the Cali
Three-hour coverage of the 29th annual CBS All-American Thanksgiving Day Parade, featuring highlights of the 62nd Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, the 1988 Michigan Day Parade in Detroit, Hawaii's Aloha Floral Parade and Toronto's Metro Santa Claus Parade.
Live broadcast of the ninety-ninth annual New Year's Day floral pageant from Pasadena, California. The theme of this year's parade is "Thanks to Communications." Also featured is the pageant's seventieth Rose Queen, seventeen-year-old Julie Jeanne Myers.
Live coverage of the Easter parade and promenade from New York's Fifth Avenue, including the finalists from the New York "Daily News" Outrageous Hat Contest.
Live broadcast of the thirty-first annual parade, a New Year's Day tradition, held in Dallas, Texas.
A special daytime broadcast of the thirty-third awards presentation sponsored by the Pillsbury Company. The contest features one hundred finalists from all over the country gathering to bake their creations at the Sheraton Harbor Island East Hotel in San Diego, California. Following the judges' eval
A special telecast live from the Civic Center in El Paso, Texas, of the concluding ceremonies of the fifth annual Miss Teen USA pageant, highlighted by the selection of Miss Teen USA 1987.
Walter Fozbek wakes up in a world where nothing has changed very much, except that everyone else is a dinosaur and humans are extinct. In this animated story about a parallel universe, Walter learns how it feels to be an outsider in a world where appearances matter in a new and different way. He ult
A behind-the-scenes look by documentary film team Albert and David Maysles at the private and public life of celebrated conductor Seiji Ozawa. The director of the Boston Symphony Orchestra is seen rehearsing, performing, and relaxing at Tanglewood, Massachusetts (the summer home of the orchestra), a
Live coverage of the 98th annual Tournament of Roses Parade from Pasadena, California. Fifty-nine fresh-flower floats incorporate the parade's theme this year, "World of Wonders." Also featured are 250 international equestrians and 21 of the world's most acclaimed marching bands.
Live coverage of the 30th annual Cotton Bowl Parade from Dallas, Texas. The theme of this year's parade is "Childhood Dreams Come True."
Live coverage from New York of the Easter Parade on Fifth Avenue, and taped highlights of the 54th Annual Daffodil Floral Parade in Tacoma, Washington.
A drama about a middle class family whose comfortable lifestyle is thrown into turmoil when the wife protests her husband's business involvement with a company that manufactures nuclear weapons.
The ninth annual "CBS' Happy New Year America," a musical countdown to 1988. The program is broadcast live from the Grand Ballroom of the Waldorf Astoria Hotel, and Times Square, both in New York City. Also included are taped segments from Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida.
Live Thanksgiving Day coverage of the 61st Macy's Thanksgiving Parade in New York City, the Aloha Floral Parade in Hawaii, the 1987 Michigan Thanksgiving Parade in Detroit, and the Metro Santa Claus Parade in Toronto.
The concluding ceremonies of the fourth annual Miss Teen USA pageant, highlighted by the selection of Miss Teen USA 1986.
A documentary recalling the life and peace efforts of St. Francis of Assisi, including a visit to his tomb. The documentary also examines an unusual event that took place in September, 1986, when religious leaders from all over the world, led by Pope John Paul II, met in Assisi to celebrate a symbol
Martin Luther King, Jr., is Morehouse College's most famous alumnus, and the program consists of a live Easter service from the chapel named after the civil rights leader.
The program celebrates Purim, the Jewish festival commemorating the deliverance of the Hebrews by Esther, with a performance of interpretive Jewish music.
Drama about a hearing-impaired teenager's attempt to change her image when she has trouble being accepted by others.
Alfie is a teenager who begins to question her traditional religious beliefs in the face of her sister's terminal illness.
A pilot, not picked up by CBS, about a New York private investigator who looks into her client's claim that he has been falsely arrested on a rape charge.
A four-part series commemorating the Roman Catholic Second Vatican Council -- commonly known as "Vatican Two" -- held from 1962 to 1965, which gave a strong push to the infant ecumenical movement of the era. Various religious leaders present their views, with coverage of the recent Extraordinary Syn
Live Thanksgiving Day coverage of the 60th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City, the 1986 Michigan Thanskgiving Day Parade in Detroit, the Metro Santa Claus Parade in Toronto, and the Aloha Floral Parade in Hawaii.
Live coverage from Pasadena, California, of the 97th Tournament of Roses Parade.
The program explores the activities and directions of "World Day of Prayer," an international women's ecumenical movement approaching its one-hundredth anniversary.
Live coverage from Dallas of the twenty-ninth annual Cotton Bowl Parade. The Texas sesquicentennial is the theme of the parade.
A one-hour fictionalized story inspired by situations that anti-drug crusader David Toma has encountered in his talks to kids and parents in schools across the country about the problems of drugs and alcohol. The plot focuses on Doug Dawson, an addicted, self-destructive teenager.
The traditional Easter Parade on Fifth Avenue in New York, highlighted by a spring preview of summer fashions, is featured. A visit to Walt Disney World's Happy Easter Parade is also included.
Live broadcast of the Midnight Christmas Service from the Old North Church in Boston, Massachusetts.
The program visits Boys Town in Omaha, Nebraska, the famous home for neglected and disruptive youth, to discover its approaches to teaching and rehabilitation, as well as to speak with some young residents.
A special featuring the concluding ceremonies of the 1985 Miss Teen USA pageant.
An animated story about Hank the Cowdog, the Head of Ranch Security, who must confront suspicion and potential danger when he solves a series of coldblooded chicken murders. In the process, Hank realizes he must come to terms with his vanity and own up to his responsibilities.
An animated adaptation of Robert Lawson's book about a rabbit who, dissatisfied with the tail that Nature gave him, assumes the tails of other animals until his misadventures convince him that his bushy appendage wasn't so bad after all.
Live coverage of the 96th Annual Tournament of Roses Parade.
The story of a youth's courage in a brilliantly imagined world of dragons and feudal servitude where money can buy a life but daring and loyalty are valuable beyond price.
Gladys Knight and the Pips host the eighth annual New Year celebration, broadcast live from the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York and from Walt Disney World.
Coverage of the 28th annual Cotton Bowl Parade. Broadcast live from Dallas.
A musical celebration of New Year's Eve at the Plaza Hotel and Times Square in New York, Billy Bob's Texas in Fort Worth, and Walt Disney World in Florida. Al Jarreau hosts, with Kermit the Frog reporting from Times Square.
An animated version of a recently-discovered variation of the Cinderella fairy tale which is a thousand years older than the European story.
Henry Green is a chocolate lover who breaks out in "measles" made of pure chocolate. Only then does he realize that too much of a good thing is not necessarily desirable.
A live telecast featuring highlights of five different Thanksgiving Day Parades. The special includes: Macy's Parade in New York; Gimbel's Parade in Philadelphia; the Michigan Parade in Detroit; the Metro Parade in Toronto; and the Aloha Floral Parade in Hawaii.
The Pentax family can't afford the latest mechanical butler. Instead, they settle for an older model, a good-hearted robot whose comical imperfections earn him the name of "Clutz."
This segment of "CBS Storybreak" relates the story of Billy, who is in for some unusual meals after he bets he can eat a worm a day for 15 days. It's a real test of whether a boy with his honor on the line can continue to play fair when his opponents don't.
Highlights of the traditional Easter Sunday promenade on Fifth Avenue in New York and the annual Easter Parade in St. Petersburg, Florida.
When the lord of the manor decides to exterminate the forest animals, a heroic pig named Plantagenet organizes his fellow creatures into a stampede for safety. Though the story is set in 13th century France, the characters are thoroughly contemporary, as is the universal ecological message.
A live broadcast, celebrating Christmas Eve, from St. Peter's Lutheran Church in New York City.
Arnold is a young boy, lost in the wild, who is rescued and reared as their own by ducks. Years later, when he is found and returned to his human parents, they must learn to adapt to a son who goes "quack!"
When Harry the spy is ordered to find out why all the macaroons in Bearmania are coming out green, his search bring him face to face with mysterious bear agents, flying bears in bird suits and --worst of all--the Terrible Green Bear himself!
The story revolves around a raccoon community that is forced to take desperate action when its supply of garbage and natural food is reduced.
In this presentation, Hugh Pine, the smartest porcupine in the forest, has discovered the secret of not getting run over when he crosses the road. After donning a floppy red hat and a coat, he resembles a man! Unfortunately, the other porcupines in the woods aren't clever enough to follow his examp
A twelve-year-old Gwen adopts a stray cat. Little does she know that the cat is a witch's familiar on a mission to train the only "good" witch born in this century -- Gwen.
When twin mice Tim and Tom disappear, their nanny Nicole must persuade the dashing Roquefort Gang to come to the rescue. But even these street-smart mice are stymied by the evil, poetry-spouting cat named Keats.
The concluding ceremonies of the second annual Miss Teen USA pageant, highlighted by the selection of Miss Teen USA for 1984.
Live coverage of the 95th annual Pasadena Tournament of Roses Parade.
Highlights of the 58th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, the Gimbel's Thanksgiving Day Parade in Philadelphia, the 1984 Michigan Thanksgiving Day Parade in Detroit, the 1984 Metro Santa Claus Parade in Toronto, and the Aloha Floral Parade in Hawaii.
Coverage of the 27th annual Cotton Bowl Parade. Broadcast live from Dallas, Texas.
A musical celebration of New Year's Eve, 1984.
Highlights of the 57th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, the Gimbel's Thanksgiving Day Parade in Philadelphia, the 1983 Michigan Thanksgiving Day Parade in Detroit, the 1983 Metro Santa Claus Parade in Toronto, and the Aloha Floral Parade in Hawaii.
A musical celebration of New Year's Eve 1983 broadcast from various locales throughout the U.S.
Max Welsh, a thirteen-year-old, enjoys every minute of his active life. He is hard hit, however, by family pressures when his dad is laid off during a plant shutdown.
An in-depth profile of famous people. Included are film clips, interviews, and newsreel footage.
The story of the life of St. Francis is presented by way of frescos on the walls of the cathedral at Assisi.
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
A musical celebration of New Year's Eve, 1979, from Las Vegas, New Orleans, and Times Square in New York.
The Columbia Broadcasting System celebrates its first fifty years of radio and television broadcasting.
A musical celebration of Hanukkah, the Jewish Festival of Lights, filmed at the Gewirtz Home on Long Island.
The first of four specials about the Mills, a family living in Nebraska during the '40s. The story of Addie Mills, a precocious tomboy; her stern, widowed father, James; and her compassionate grandmother. The story depicts Addie's attempts to convince her seemingly cold and unsentimental father that
The post-Civil War story of Jonathan West, a fighting man with principles, who is called "Preach" as he roams throughout the West. In the pilot episode, set in Arkansas in 1865, West attempts to help a man who is being falsely accused of murder.
Misc. Crew (special)
Outtakes show featuring miscues from UPN's line-up.
Coverage of the 29th annual People's Choice Awards presentation, fans are honoring America's favorites in the fields of television, motion pictures and music.
Host Liza Snyder introduces bloopers from contemporary and classic CBS programs and newscasts.
A look back at on-camera mistakes made by performers in the network's primetime and news programming.
A tribute to NASCAR's legendary driver, the late Dale Earnhardt.
Profile of broadcast journalism pioneer Don Hewitt, creator of "60 Minutes," the first television news magazine.
Special featuring outtakes by television and film stars including Eddie Murphy, Jada Pinkett, Matthew Perry, Raquel Welch and football's Steve Young. Also featured are goof-ups from newscasts, commercials and sports programs from around the world.
Live presentation of the 23rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards from Radio City Music Hall in New York City.
Profile of director Arthur Penn.
Live presentation of the 68th annual Academy Awards.
A presentation of the 11th annual Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Hall of Fame special. This year's inductees include Betty White, Jim McKay, Bill Moyers, Dick Van Dyke, William Link and the late Richard Levinson and Michael Landon.
Live coverage of the "Family Film Awards," which honors feature films and television programs that are popular with and appropriate for all members of the family.
Special examining end-of-life concerns, such as the appointment of health-care proxies, pain management and living wills. Other topics include legal rights, costs of life-sustaining treatments, family conflicts, comfort care and the choice of home, hospital or hospice when death is imminent. The per
A one-time songwriter rises to produce some of the screen''s greatest musicals.
Special looking at funny women of TV and film.
Comedian Brett Butler looks at TV sitcoms that chronicle life's major experiences--from falling in love to retirement.
Retrospective profile of the actress/singer Julie Andrews. Includes behind-the-scenes look at album recording sessions and rehearsals for the Broadway musical "Victor/Victoria," adapted from her hit movie, as well as clips from her varied film and television musical career.
Combination of past interviews and never-before-seen footage of Barbara Walters interviewing comedians Roseanne Arnold, Jerry Seinfeld, Tim Allen, Jay Leno, Billy Crystal, Whoopi Goldberg, Robin Williams, David Letterman, and Eddie Murphy, among others.
Broadcast of the 20th annual daytime Emmy Awards.
Live coverage of the National Football League championship game for the 1991 season, Super Bowl XXVI.
Annual presentation of the Alfred I. DuPont/Columbia University Awards for the best in radio and television broadcast journalism.
Presentation of the creative arts portion of the 43rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards.
Telecast of a gala benefit for the Museum of Broadcasting, focusing on great TV comediennes. Includes a tribute to Lucille Ball and a special dedication ceremony of the Museum's new headquarters in New York City.
A rebellious high school student slowly realizes his deep attachment to his parents after returning home and discovering they have run away.
Live telecast of the forty-second annual prime time Emmy Awards honoring the best in television.
Broadcast of the Fourth Annual American Comedy Awards honoring top comedic performers in all forms of American entertainment.
A documentary profiling the life and work of writer James Baldwin.
A special taking a look at our impressions on love, sex and relationships. The program includes a series of ten questions, prepared by American psychologists and psychiatrists, which measure the viewer's capacity to love and be loved as well as film and television clips to illustrate key points, ma
A special featuring excerpts and background interviews from the five top-winning entries submitted to the Superfest Film Festival: "Looking Up, A Success Story, A Romance"; "Nobody's Child"; "I Want the Sun to Stand Up!"; "A Fragile Tree Has Roots"; "I'm Not Stupid! Learning Disabilities." Now in it
Production Companies (TV Mini-Series)
The life and times of the late Pope John Paul II, also known as Karol Wojtyla. Miniseries will chronicle his youth under Nazi-occupied Poland, his time as a young priest in a country controlled by the Soviet Union, his rise in the Catholic Church to becoming the first Polish pope in 1978 as his leg
The story of a San Diego attorney who successfully evaded rumors of fraudulent malpractice and even murder with her irresistible seductions.
Natural disaster drama about three enormous weather systems that ultimately collide over Chicago, creating the worst super-storm in the nation's history -- but only after they first cause the national power grid to collapse, making it impossible to warn anyone about the impending disaster.
Based on Scott Turow's novel of the same name about an attorney who is handed a death row case in the 11th hour to discover that his client, a semi-retarded man accused of a triple homicide, is innocent and he must present a case that eventually frees the man.
Miniseries about the early life of Hitler, as well as the social and political environment that allowed him to rise to power.
Kathryn is shocked when she learns of the death of her pilot husband Jack in a plane crash. She also suspects there is more to the story than what the key investigator, Robert Hart, is telling her. She pulls herself together to clear Jack's name when the recordings from the black box seem to pin the
Based on the true story of Robert Hanssen, his notorious career as an FBI agent / international spy and his bizarre personal life.
Based on the life of Groucho Marx.
Adaptation of Joyce Carol Oates' fictionalized biography of Norma Jean Baker -- best known to the world as Marilyn Monroe.<P>Recounts the life of a beautiful and talented but vulnerable woman on an eternal quest for happiness and belonging. From her abysmal childhood to her tempestuous affairs as an
True story of Ruth Gruber, a young, Jewish U.S. government official who, in 1944, helped escort almost 1,000 Holocaust survivors from war-torn Europe to a temporary haven in America. Follows Gruber's endeavor to gain acceptance for the frightened refugees from their journey to America aboard a liber
Contemporary retelling of the classic fairy tale, Jack and the Beanstalk, with a revelation: the original Jack was perhaps the greatest thief of all time. He stole the golden goose and the singing harp from giant Blundermore Thunderdell then chopped down the beanstalk, sending Thunderdell to his dea
Miniseries based on the life of Joan of Arc, an illiterate 15th century French peasant girl of 17, who donned a suit of armor and rode off to war to unite and save France from its English enemy. Claiming to be sent by God, she was burned at the stake, at the age of 19, for heresy.
Miniseries that focuses on the aftermath of a powerful earthquake that leaves New York City in ruins. After the quake, former Fire Chief Thomas Ahearn, Mayor Bruce Lincoln and New York City managers try to put an emergency plan into action as they attempt to find their missing loved ones. The mayor'
Based on George Dell's 1934 novel about farmer Thomas Linthorne and his wife Kate, who settle a parcel of untilled Ohio farmland in 1866. They clear the land, build their home and have three children: Hocking, Charlotte and Grover. Over a span of fifty years, the Linthorne family saga, set against t
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
Drama about family, loyalty, love and revenge based on the novel by Lynda La Plante. The world of Don Roberto and Graziella Luciano is turned upside down when their favorite son Michael is murdered. Michael's secret girlfriend Sophia is pregnant with his child, unbeknownst to the family. After she g
Miniseries about the women who helped to settle Texas, based on the book by Janice Woods Windle. Covers five decades, from the Texas Revolution through Indian uprisings and the Civil War to the early stages of the women's suffrage movement. Based on Janice Woods Windle's historical novel about the l
When a young girl in a prominent New England family is murdered, a 21-year cover-up ensues. Based on Dominick Dunne's novel "A Season in Purgatory."
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.
A defense attorney promises his dying wife that he will help her sister win a custody battle against her ex-husband, who is also a powerful politician. But when a murder takes place, and he tries to investigate it, he finds himself caught in a complex web of infidelities and homicide.
Set in the West of the 1880s, a half-black, half-Cherokee gunslinger leads a wagon train of freed slaves on a dangerous journey to start new lives in the Oklahoma Territory. Even with their newfound freedom, however, they cannot escape the evils of racism.
A miniseries based on Judith Krantz's novel "Dazzle." A fashion photographer struggles to maintain her father's dream of preserving the family's valuable ranch property, in addition to overcoming her own personal tragedies and the pressures of a divided family.
Miniseries based on Sidney Sheldon's novel about the lives and loves of three female medical residents and roommates.
A miniseries sequel to the "Gambler" television movies. Hawkes searches for his son who is on the run with the notorious outlaws, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.
A two-part miniseries based on Larry Collins' novel, set against the backdrop of World War II, chronicling the lives of men and women who sacrificed their lives and loves during the staging and landing of the Allied forces in Normandy, France, on D-Day.
Three-part sequel to the "Lonesome Dove" miniseries that aired on CBS in 1989. With the death of his friend Gus, ex-Texas ranger Woodrow F. Call immerses himself in ranching on a grand scale.
Alex Haley's story of his paternal grandmother, who was born into slavery, the daughter of a slave and a white Civil War colonel of Irish descent. Caucasian in appearance, she lived as a white after the Civil War.
A miniseries on the life of singer/actor Frank Sinatra.
A two-part miniseries based on purportedly true cases. A hospital psychiatrist is drawn into the world of UFO abductions when he tries to help two women unravel the mysteries surrounding harrowing events in their lives.
Recounts the true story of master spy John Walker Jr. The espionage organization he established over a two-decade period may have provided enough secrets to the Soviets to alter the balance of power between the USSR and the United States. In the process, Walker destroyed his family.
A two-part miniseries focusing on the infamous Jack the Ripper, who killed five prostitutes in 1888 and was never captured.
A two-part miniseries based on Sidney Sheldon's best-selling novel involving a Midwestern college professor who is swept into the world of international political intrigue when she is appointed by the President to be the new American Ambassador to Romania. She becomes the target of an assassin who's
A two-part miniseries based on the novel by Borden Deal, about a woman's struggle to achieve success and acceptance in an elite horse-breeding society.
A two-part miniseries focusing on the infamous Jack the Ripper, who killed five prostitutes in 1888 and was never captured.
A two-part miniseries based on fact, about a New York socialite, Frances Schreuder, who persuaded her son Marc to kill his father for his inheritance.
A four-hour miniseries about a feisty American widow swept up in a bitter property feud and a stormy romance in the great outback of Australia. Kate Hannon, a working woman from Los Angeles with two teen-age children, marries an Australian widower with two daughters. She follows him to his Outback r
A three-part miniseries about John Charles Fremont, the American adventurer, the free-spirited woman who impelled him to dare undreamt-of feats, and the young nation they helped to shape. The story begins in 1839 when Fremont is chosen to lead the trek into the Oregon Territory with the help of Kit
This fictional melodrama about a '30s rape-assault trial in Hawaii, intertwined with prejudice and corruption among the Island's establishment, with subplots involving a Hawaiian princess and an unassuming native lawyer-with-a-future, was based on Norman Katkov's best-selling novel which he (and, ac
Madolyn Smith and Tom Berenger are a pair of romantically entwined international jewel thieves in this slickly produced three-part adaptation by Carmen Culver of Sidney Sheldon's best-selling novel, filmed in Los Angeles, New Orleans, London, Nice, Cannes, Cap Ferrat and Amsterdam. Richard Kiley is
Brad Davis offered up his Robert Kennedy interpretation in this three-part, seven-hour dramatization of Arthur Schlesinger Jr.'s biography. Davis followed in the acting footsteps of other Robert Kennedys over the years, like Martin Sheen (who later played brother Jack) in "The Missiles of October,"
A musical adaptation of the celebrated Lewis Carroll tales about Alice's fantasy adventures in a land of absurdity and enchantment.
A network cause-celebre on its initial showing because of presumed "liberties" taken with the facts, this five-hour, two-part docudrama was based on the highly charged Wayne Williams case in Atlanta, Georgia -- he was a self-styled black music promoter who was convicted in 1982 of the murder of two
Sidney Sheldon's colorful, best-selling saga of a dynasty that made a fortune in diamonds was the basis of this three-part miniseries spanning over a century, beginning with a young Scotsman (Ian Charleson) going to South Africa to seek his fortune and vowing revenge against the local merchant (Dona
A sweeping eight-hour, three-part miniseries chronicling the life of Washington from ages 11 to 51, beginning just after the death of his father in 1743 and taking him through his journeyman days as a young surveyor, his hidden love for Sally Fairfax, the wife of his best friend, his marriage to wid
Vividly filmed kitsch from the pen of Judith Krantz -- in the tradition of "Scruples" and "Princess Daisy" -- as adapted by Rosemary Anne Sisson (one of the creator of "Upstairs, Downstairs") and Terence Feely, with directing chores split between Douglas Hickox and Kevin Connor. In the eight-hour mi
A two-part, four-hour chronicle following two of Jesus' disciples, from his crucifixion and the three decades that followed in which they strive to keep Christ's faith alive to their fate in Rome of approximately A.D. 64, with the beheading of Paul and the crucifixion of Peter. Aside from the two le
Then-relatively unknown Powers Boothe's dynamic performance as the charismatic self-styled preacher who led the settlers of Jonestown, Guyana, to mass suicide in 1978, won him the Emmy Award as Outstanding Actor. His appearance at the presentation ceremony as the only performer to show up (an actors
The title of the best-selling novel by Judith Krantz is the name of an ultra-chic Beverly Hills boutique that rags-to-riches Billy Ikehorn (Lindsay Wagner) established to fill the void left in her life by the illness of her elderly tycoon husband (Efrem Zimbalist, Jr.) and his subsequent death. To h
Best-selling author Stephen King's hugely popular chiller about modern-day vampirism in New England emerged as a two-part four-hour film, with David Soul as a successful novelist who returns to his boyhood home and finds strange doings, behind many of which is a sinister-looking antique dealer playe
Intrigue surrounding the discovery and publication of a controversial document that appears to be a long-lost ancient eyewitness account of the life of Christ, with David Janssen playing a public relations executive hired to promote this new version of the Bible. International film beauty Florinda B
An intriguing if lethargic look at the life of Howard Hughes from his takeover of the Hughes Tool Company at eighteen, through his rapidly expanding business ventures. The film covers his interests ranging from golf and aviation to filmmaking and Hollywood starlets, his involvement in the Senate pro
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Texas Rangers Woodrow Call and Augustus McCrae pursue three outlaws, Comanche war chief Buffalo Hump, Comanche horse thief Kicking Wolf and a Mexican bandit king. Now in their middle years, they also struggle with their personal lives, Gus with Clara Forsythe, the love of his life, and Call with Mag
Having left Chicago in ruins, a disastrous storm continues to gather more strength and begins to ravage the rest of the world. Preying on the fears of a battered nation, a television evangelist issues warnings of biblical plagues. As the predictions come true, the deadly storm continues to wreak h
Four hour miniseries about the 1692 witch trials in Salem Village, Mass. that lead to the hanging of 19 convicted "witches" and the imprisonment of many others.
A woman's murder consumes a small Long Island, New York, town and its church community. As the police close in on the victim's husband, Stephen Carrow -- a wealthy and influential doctor -- everything rests on the testimony of Jenny Moran, his former mistress who is trying to pull her life together
Based on the life of medium James Van Praagh. Ted Danson stars as a tortured psychic who comes to terms with his ability to communicate with the dead who are using his telepathic gift to help solve murders.
Anne Marie Fahey is a well-liked girl from the Delaware suburbs, working as an aide in the upper levels of her state government when she meets attorney Thomas Capano, a top politcal advisor. Their friendship slowly transforms into an obsessive and deadly relationship until one night in July 1996, An
Miniseries dramatizing the life of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, based on the biography of Donald Spoto. Beginning with Jackie's childhood in the dysfunctional Bouvier family, the story follows her marriage to President John F. Kennedy, with whom she co-authored progressive policies on civil rights an
Miniseries on the adult life of Jesus, the figure that Christians believe was the son of God and the Messiah. The story reveals how Jesus grew from a simple carpenter to a man whoses spiritual teachings and loving ways continue to inspire billions of followers nearly two thousand years after his cru
An account of O.J. Simpson's legal team in the "trial of the century."
Miniseries that tells the story of the 38-year relationship between Thomas Jefferson, the third president of the United States, and his slave mistress Sally Hemings. Set against the backdrop of pivotal events in our nation's early history, the drama explores not only the love story between Hemings a
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
Dramatization of the life of eccentric heiress Doris Duke who, at the age of thirteen, inherited $100 million from her tobacco millionaire father Buck Duke. The bond between Doris and her father was powerful but he taught Doris that she could trust no one. Her mother Nanaline rejected Doris from the
Miniseries based on Erich Segal's novel. Dr. Matthew Hiller meets the lovely Silvia Dalessandro while working for an international medical organization. The two are kindred spirits and fall in love, despite her pending pre-arranged marriage. When the lovers are stationed in Africa, they are ambushed
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 relating the fictional stories of some real-life passengers on the Titanic, which sank in the North Atlantic on April 14, 1912. Among the stories are those of a rich American woman and the man she loves, who had secretly booked passage to join her on the Titanic's maiden voyage; a gossipy
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
Two-part miniseries based on the long-running primetime soap opera, "Knots Landing." Mack's midlife crisis causes serious marital problems for Mack and Karen. They also disagree over whether or not to tell their adopted daughter that Gary is her real father. Across the cul-de-sac, Val and Gary are e
Based on Mario Puzo's novel of the same title, the three-part miniseries follows the epic story of Domenico Clericuzio, the aging don of the most powerful Mafia family in America. When he attempts to move into more legitimate businesses -- motion pictures and legalized gambling -- old secrets are un
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
Sequel to "The Thorn Birds" miniseries, which aired on ABC in March 1983. Production covers a 14-year period from the novel which was omitted from the first production. The story centers on the custody battle for Meggie's son, Dane. During a terrible drought on Drogheda, Luke returns to claim the bo
A couple is unjustly accused of the murder of their daughter. Based on a true story and book of the same title.
Miniseries about the 11-day siege and shootout at the Ruby Ridge, Idaho, home of white separatist Randy Weaver, which left his wife and son dead and the FBI seriously discredited amidst charges of a coverup.
Miniseries about legends of the Old West -- Calamity Jane, Buffalo Bill and others of that era -- as they star in a Wild West show that parodies the lives they once led.
The third installment in the "Lonesome Dove" saga features Woodrow F. Call, now a wizened bounty hunter, hired to track down and kill brilliant young Mexican bandit, Joey Garza.
A miniseries about the 1989 murders of Carolco Entertainment chairman, Jose Menendez, and his wife, Kitty, who were killed by their sons, Lyle and Erik, in Beverly Hills, allegedly for a multimillion-dollar inheritance.
An eight-hour miniseries based on Alexandra Ripley's novel, "Scarlett," the sequel to "Gone With the Wind." Scarlett O'Hara travels to Ireland to be with family and escape the confusion of her rocky marriage to Rhett Butler.<P>Separated from Scarlett and seeking a divorce, Rhett is now pursued passi
A two-part miniseries based on the novel by Allan Gurganus that dramatizes the post-Civil War years to the present through the irreverent eyes of 100-year-old Lucy Marsden, a widow now living in a North Carolina charity home.
Based on the true story of the Dionnes, a French Canadian couple who had identical quintuplets in 1934 and then struggled to regain custody of their children from the greedy, media-hungry doctor who delivered and exploited them.
After her marriage ends in divorce, a woman's desire to destroy her ex-husband and everything he loves becomes an obsession that results in tragic consequences. Based on a true crime book by Jerry Bledsoe.
A two-part miniseries based on the true story of a Vietnam veteran who became a killer-for-hire in 1985.
A two-part miniseries based on the true story of Bill and Rosalie Bonnano, members of the notorious crime family. Chronicles the marriage of Bill Bonnano to Rosalie Profaci, a union of New York's most powerful Mafia families.
Set in the future, the story follows the struggles of a Louisiana family facing the effects of a massive hurricane and the results of global warming.
A two-part miniseries based on Barbara Taylor Bradford's novel. The designated heir to a department store empire finds herself caught between the desire to expand her business and the obligations of her family life.
A two-part miniseries based on a true story about a town that covered up the brutal murder of a young, native Cree woman by a group of four white men.
A two-part miniseries based on the book by Vincent Bugliosi, dramatizing the true story of two very different couples involved in a mysterious double murder on a deserted island off Hawaii and the puzzling, sensational trial that followed.
A miniseries based on the true story of a husband who brutally murdered his wife and the custody battle waged by her sister for the couple's infant son.
A two-part miniseries based on J. Anthony Lucas' book "Common Ground." It Chronicles the court-ordered desegregation of Boston schools during the early 1970s. The story centers on three Boston families, all trying to provide a better life for their children, but choosing decidedly different ways to
A four-part miniseries adapted from the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel about two former Texas Rangers who, after the Civil War, drive their cattle from Lonesome Dove, Texas, to the wide-open spaces of the Montana territory, hoping to establishing a ranch there.
A two-part miniseries tracing the life and career of Oliver North. Part I begins in 1964, when the 21-year-old North survives a serious car accident. The young midshipman struggles to re-enter the Naval Academy, enters the Marine Corps, serves in Vietnam, and moves to Washington to work for the Nati
A two-part miniseries about the lives and loves of Eve de Lancel and her two daughters. Based on the Judith Krantz novel of the same name. Eve is a star in the Paris music halls prior to World War I, but gives up her career when she falls in love and marries Paul de Lancel, a wealthy widowed diploma
A miniseries about a skilled police detective in a case involving the strange, sadistic murder of a young prostitute who has been killed in exactly the same fashion as a young nightclub singer in Saigon during the Vietnam War. At the same time, the detective attempts to ferret out corruption in the
A two-part miniseries based on the true story of two Australian youths convicted of attempting to smuggle heroin from Malaysia. Although it was their first offense, they were given the death penalty in Malaysia, where smuggling drugs is a capital offense. The story focuses on the attempt of the moth
A miniseries for CBS detailing the life of Beryl Markham, famed adventurer, pilot, and horse trainer who was linked romantically with some of the most celebrated people of her time.
Opportunistic and manipulative Autumn McAvan Norton Osborne is the oft-married heroine of this soapy four-hour, two-part saga about a young woman who has clawed her way out of an Appalachian mining town to exact revenge on the powerful businessman who destroyed her family, in this adaptation of the
A drama, based on real incidents about a Kansas minister who becomes romantically involved with a married woman. When both of their spouses die under mysterious circumstances, a murder investigation is pursued, spearheaded by a Kansas state trooper.
A two-part, five-hour miniseries based on the true story of the 1979 "Main Line" murder case which involved the murder of a teacher and the disappearance of her two children. The story also involves the seven-year investigation that led to the conviction of two of the teacher's colleagues. --BASELIN
Tinselly eight-hour miniseries based on Judith Krantz's best-selling romantic novel of, as the publicity releases heralded, "a young woman's struggle to preserve her father's magazine empire against treachery from within, set against the glamorous, exciting and powerful world of New York magazine pu
In this four-hour continuation of the greatly admired 1984 eight-hour miniseries about the Father of Our Country, Barry Bostwick and Patty Duke (she was Patty Duke Astin in the earlier historical drama but since had divorced actor John Astin and reverted to her original acting name) reprised their r
A two-part miniseries set on the eve of World War II in Monte Carlo and focusing on the adventures and love-life of Katrina Petrovna, a Russian chanteuse and double-agent who is determined to avenge her husband's death at the hands of the Gestapo.
An ambitious (though failed) television experiment -- a comedy miniseries parody of primetime soap operas, which many maintain are themselves parodies to begin with, this six-hour tale of "love, hate and sour grapes" (as it was humorously promoted) in the raisin industry set in the gloss and glitter
A seven-hour, three-part miniseries recounting the experiences of Helene Junot, head of a fashion magazine publishing house. Junot must deal with enemies from her past, as they threaten the success of her empire.
James A. Michener's epic best-selling fictional account of America's space program, spanning the years from the end of World War II to the exploration of the moon in the early 1970s and a fictional expedition to the "dark" side, was the basis of this well-received 13-hour miniseries with a stellar c
A miniseries about the life of the Genoa-born explorer, from his mid-twenties as a determined young seaman to his last years as a tired old man still fired by dreams of exploration and discovery.
Rawhide, a former convict, believes that discipline, hard work and assigned responsibility are better alternatives for delinquent youths than prisons or reformatories. He runs his operation -- a rough and rustic cattle ranch for urban youths with criminal records -- with a combination of trust and f
A New York cop is challenged by a bizarre double murder in which two women, a prostitute and a prim teacher, are killed on the same night, decapitated, and their heads switched, in this two-part four-hour thriller based on William Bayer's bestseller, "Switch." The book's title also was to have been
This three-part miniseries relates a story, spanning six decades, which describes the all-consuming rivalry between two men born on the same day -- William Lowell Kane, a privileged, wealthy Bostonian, and Abel Rosnovski, a Polish gypsy immigrant who is determined to reach the level of the William K
Fred Mustard Stewart's sprawling saga chronicling several European immigrants who come to New York just after the turn of the century in search of the American dream. One, patterned after Irving Berlin, is a Russian Jew hoping to develop a career in songwriting; another is an ambitious Italian garde
Three different police chiefs in three different eras become involved in a growing mystery -- who is the mass murderer behind the killing of transient youths in and around the fictional southern town of Delano over a forty year period? In this three-part, six-hour miniseries, Charlton Heston, in his
In her prime-time starring debut, Genie Francis (of the daytime drama "General Hospital") is a spunky Malibu girl whose Hollywood mogul father dies and whose much-married mother (Linda Evans) invites her back East where she gets a job with a conglomerate that had backed her dad's last movie, and the
This sweeping Civil War saga that took eight hours to unfold (over three nights), adapted from historian Bruce Catton's book, has an all-star cast winding its way through fact and fiction, covering the period from 1859 to the Lincoln assassination. The two leads are Stacy Keach as the fictional Jona
Lengthy contemporary drama, written by Reginald Rose, dealing with a supposedly "perfect marriage" and the effects when it breaks up -- on the couple involved, their children and their friends. Elizabeth Montgomery and Elliott Gould (in his TV acting debut) are an affluent suburban couple who split
This contemporary updating of Jacqueline Susann's 1960s best-seller (plus, apparently, material omitted from the published novel) offers Catherine Hicks, Lisa Hartman and Veronica Hamel in the roles played in the 1967 film by Barbara Parkins, Patty Duke and Sharon Tate. Jean Simmons has the part tha
Pulitzer Prize winning author Philip Caputo's best-selling account of his Vietnam experiences and his transformation from idealistic college student turned Marine to battle-hardened and subsequently embittered veteran is dramatized in this two-part film with Brad Davis as Caputo and Keith Carradine
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
Young street-tough-turned-boxer struggles to reach the top while finding his romance with an attractive TV reporter is complicated by an incestuous relationship with his mother. This was Berenger's first important television role and offered a surprising change of pace for Pleshette in her being cas
The sprawling saga of a close-knit pioneer family's hazardous trek from their home in Virginia to Fort Laramie, Wyoming, and ultimately California. The subsequent brief series "killed off" Robert Preston in the opening segment.
Actor James Coburn returned to TV acting after fourteen years to star as Dashiell Hammett's fictional detective in this complex tale of the 1920s that has the private eye looking into a diamond robbery and finding himself involved with a young woman's obsession with a deadly family curse. The Myster
Elaborate Harold Robbins fiction dealing with a handsome Israeli, raised by an influential Arab, who comes into conflict with his heritage when he is entrusted with managing his country's oil fortunes and must deal with a fanatical terrorist group led by his daughter.
An explosive dramatization of the best-seller about the Charles Manson "family" and the trial of the Tate/LaBianca murderers. One of the biggest made-for-TV movie productions to its time, with 115 speaking parts, and the highest-rated television film of all during the two nights it took to unfold. E
A fact-based drama, supposedly drawn from FBI files, detailing the story of three civil rights workers who were murdered in Mississippi in 1964 and the subsequent investigation leading to the conviction of seven Ku Klux Klansmen.
This biblical spectacular, which ran in hour-long segments over a six-week period and then turned up theatrically in a severely edited version not long after its initial TV showing, marked Burt Lancaster's TV acting debut, as well as that of his son, William (as Young Moses), best known as the write
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