You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

MCA tests waters for ‘Atlantis’

MCA TV will give an advance test for its two-hour syndicated action series pilot “Escape From Atlantis” by premiering it on the Starz! and Encore cable networks in March.

The movie, filmed on the island of Oahu by Harris Entertainment Inc., is then scheduled to premiere in syndie during fourth quarter ’97.

“Escape From Atlantis” stars martial arts expert Jeff Speakman and Brian Bloom of “Melrose Place.”

Starz! and Encore, which fall under the Tele-Communications Inc. corporate umbrella, reach a combined subscriber base of about 14.5 million.

More Scene

  • Doug Davis Power of Law

    Doug Davis Discusses Using Music for a Cause at Variety's Power of Law Event

    MCA TV will give an advance test for its two-hour syndicated action series pilot “Escape From Atlantis” by premiering it on the Starz! and Encore cable networks in March. The movie, filmed on the island of Oahu by Harris Entertainment Inc., is then scheduled to premiere in syndie during fourth quarter ’97. “Escape From Atlantis” […]

  • 'The Handmaid's Tale'

    'The Handmaid's Tale' Cast, Creator Talk Season 2 in #MeToo Era, Expanding Gilead

    MCA TV will give an advance test for its two-hour syndicated action series pilot “Escape From Atlantis” by premiering it on the Starz! and Encore cable networks in March. The movie, filmed on the island of Oahu by Harris Entertainment Inc., is then scheduled to premiere in syndie during fourth quarter ’97. “Escape From Atlantis” […]

  • Pamela Adlon Better Things

    Pamela Adlon: When 'Better Things' 'Stops Being Relatable Is When I Stop Doing My Show'

    MCA TV will give an advance test for its two-hour syndicated action series pilot “Escape From Atlantis” by premiering it on the Starz! and Encore cable networks in March. The movie, filmed on the island of Oahu by Harris Entertainment Inc., is then scheduled to premiere in syndie during fourth quarter ’97. “Escape From Atlantis” […]

  • The Future She Built

    Inventor of the Inclusion Rider Discusses Why the Initiative Is Necessary at Panel

    MCA TV will give an advance test for its two-hour syndicated action series pilot “Escape From Atlantis” by premiering it on the Starz! and Encore cable networks in March. The movie, filmed on the island of Oahu by Harris Entertainment Inc., is then scheduled to premiere in syndie during fourth quarter ’97. “Escape From Atlantis” […]

  • Independent School Alliance Awards

    Charles King, Nina Shaw Toast Tim and Vicky Mara Story at Independent School Gala

    MCA TV will give an advance test for its two-hour syndicated action series pilot “Escape From Atlantis” by premiering it on the Starz! and Encore cable networks in March. The movie, filmed on the island of Oahu by Harris Entertainment Inc., is then scheduled to premiere in syndie during fourth quarter ’97. “Escape From Atlantis” […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content