ALAN KING INSIDE THE COMEDY MIND
Created by King as a Kings Point Production as a weekly half-hour series, with a 13-episode commitment. It tapes around the country. EXP, Alan King; PROD, Tom Werts; DIR, Tom Werts; TALENT, Alan King, George Carlin, Billy Crystal, Garry Marshall, Jerry Seinfeld, The Smothers Brothers, among others.
MYSTERY SCIENCE THEATER 3000
Produced by HBO Downtown Prods. (2157512-8900) in association with Best Brains Inc. as a cult show featuring an emcee and his robot friends screening campy horror and sci-fi slicks and providing play-by-play commentary. EXP, Joel Hodgson, Jim Mallon; SPVSNG PROD, Kiki Steele; PROD, Mallon; DIR, Mallon; EXECCHGPROD, Jim Fisher.
NIGHT AFTER NIGHT
Produced by HBO Downtown Prods. (216/512-8900) as an off-the-wall perspective on current events along with celeb interviews. SPVSNG PROD, Kiki Steele; PROD, Sue Fellows; DIR, Dave Dwyer; EXECCHGPROD, John Fisher; TALENT, Dennis Hooper, Carol Kane, Steve Allen, among others.
SHORT ATTENTION SPAN THEATER
Produced by HBO Downtown Prods. (215/512-8900) as fast-paced, nonstop comedy clips from films, tv and sports, plus entertainment news and info. EXP, Julian Goldberg; PROD, Mark Dissin; DIR, Dissin; EXECCHGPROD, John Fisher.
Produced by HBO Downtown Prods. (215/512-8900) as a half-hour sports magazine satire that pokes fun at everything from big league ball to sneaker phones. PROD, Scott Carter; DIR, John Chiappard; EXECCHGPROD, John Fisher; TALENT, Bob Costas, Tom Landry, Walt Frazier, among others.