American Experience" explores the little-publicized history of black cinema and the trials of black filmmakers, whose audiences flocked to see all-Negro films. The docu's a revelation.
Voices: Kathleen Barr, Lee Tokar, Doug Parker, Dale Wilson.
Apoorly organized script by Danielle Hill doesn't give much strength to another love-from-a-stranger outing, and the endangered wife married to a psycho twist doesn't help. Aimed at suspense, "Fatal…
People who spend long hours wishing they were back in their carefree school days might do well to ponder CBS' idea of what kids want to watch in the gray hours between Donahue and the news. "My…
First production of Fox's new in-house Foxstar unit revives the 1989-91 TV series "Alien Nation," itself based on 1988 feature. Produced by and starring many members of original series team and aired…
Taped at CBS TV City by Brillstein-Grey Entertainment and Kalola Prods. Exec producer, Carol Burnett; producers, Ken Welch, Mitzie Welch, Robert Wright; director, Paul Miller; writers, Mitzie & Ken…
Paddy Chayevsky, who died in 1981, brought depth and dimension to the relatively new medium of TV with a string of small, beautifully formed, intense personal dramas that set a standard infrequently…
Announcer: Don Pardo.
Host: Robert Stack.
Performers: Kathy Mattea, Doug Stone, Joe Ely.
Featuring: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (London) conducted by Gilbert Levine; choruses of the Cappella Giulia of St. Peter's Basilica and the Rome Accademia Filarmonica; cello soloist, Lynn Harrell…