1978 Fall TV Schedule

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1. The American Girls (1978– )

60 min | Adventure, Drama

5.9
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The weekly adventures of two gorgeous TV journalists.

Stars: Priscilla Barnes, Debra Clinger, David Spielberg, William Prince

Votes: 21

CBS

2. Apple Pie (1978– )

30 min | Comedy

6.7
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Set in depression-era Kansas City, this comedy was based around a single hairdresser's unique approach to curing her lonliness: She put an ad in the newspaper and recruited the folks who ... See full summary »

Stars: Rue McClanahan, Dabney Coleman, Jack Gilford, Caitlin O'Heaney

Votes: 11

ABC

3. Battlestar Galactica (1978–1979)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.1
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After the destruction of the Twelve Colonies of Mankind, the last major fighter carrier leads a makeshift fugitive fleet on a desperate search for the legendary planet Earth.

Stars: Lorne Greene, Richard Hatch, Dirk Benedict, Herbert Jefferson Jr.

Votes: 11,405

ABC

4. David Cassidy - Man Undercover (1978–1979)

60 min | Crime, Drama

7.2
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Twenty-something officer Dan Shay operates undercover in the Los Angeles youth scene.

Stars: David Cassidy, Simon Oakland, Wendy Rastattar, Michael A. Salcido

Votes: 65

NBC

5. Diff'rent Strokes (1978–1986)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.7
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The misadventures of a wealthy Manhattan family who adopted the children of their late African American housekeeper from Harlem.

Stars: Gary Coleman, Todd Bridges, Conrad Bain, Dana Plato

Votes: 7,544

NBC

6. The Eddie Capra Mysteries (1978–1979)

60 min | Drama, Crime

7.1
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The mysteries of headstrong attorney Eddie Capra.

Stars: Vincent Baggetta, Wendy Phillips, Ken Swofford, Seven McDonald

Votes: 34

NBC

7. Flying High (1978–1979)

60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.0
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The high-flying adventures of three sexy airline stewardesses.

Stars: Connie Sellecca, Pat Klous, Kathryn Witt, Howard Platt

Votes: 76

CBS

8. Grandpa Goes to Washington (1978–1979)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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A crusty down-to-earth professor with no previous political experience is elected to the U.S. Senate.

Stars: Patti Deutsch, Jack Albertson, Larry Linville, Sue Ane Langdon

Votes: 9

NBC

9. In the Beginning (1978– )

30 min | Comedy

5.4
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The relationship between a stuffed-shirt priest and a liberal nun that run a Baltimore mission.

Stars: McLean Stevenson, Olivia Barash, Jack Dodson, Bobby Ellerbee

Votes: 11

CBS

10. Kaz (1978–1979)

60 min | Crime, Drama

7.6
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The cases of former car thief-turned-criminal attorney Martin "Kaz" Kazinsky.

Stars: Ron Leibman, Patrick O'Neal, Mark Withers, Edith Atwater

Votes: 63

CBS

11. Live Wednesday (1978– )

60 min | Comedy, Family, Music

6.4
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Variety series hosted by Dick Clark which takes place live.

Stars: Dick Clark, Dar Robinson, ABBA, Muhammad Ali

Votes: 5

NBC

12. Mary (1978– )

60 min | Comedy

6.1
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After Mary Tyler Moore's long running sitcom ended, she tried to venture in comedy-variety. This was one of her attempts. It follows the same formula used in such shows like Carol Burnett. ... See full summary »

Stars: James Hampton, Judith Kahan, Michael Keaton, Swoosie Kurtz

Votes: 34

CBS

13. Mork & Mindy (1978–1982)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi

7.2
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A wacky alien comes to Earth to study its residents, and the life of the human woman he boards with is never the same.

Stars: Robin Williams, Pam Dawber, Ralph James, Conrad Janis

Votes: 7,616

ABC

14. Operation: Lifeline (1978–1979)

60 min | Documentary

8.4
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Add a Plot

Stars: Dr. Morgan, James Steven Anderson, Henry Cleveland, J. Alex Haller Jr.

Votes: 8

NBC

a.k.a. "Lifeline"

15. The Paper Chase (1978–1986)

60 min | Drama

8.1
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The trials of a group of law students under the tutelage of a strict professor.

Stars: John Houseman, James Stephens, Tom Fitzsimmons, James Keane

Votes: 625

CBS

16. People (1978– )

30 min | News

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Short-lived TV version of the popular magazine.

Stars: Bonnie Franklin, Liza Minnelli, Guillermo Vilas, Phyllis George

CBS

17. Sword of Justice (1978–1979)

60 min | Adventure

7.5
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The weekly adventures of wealthy playboy soldier-of-fortune Jack Cole.

Stars: Dack Rambo, Bert Rosario, Alex Courtney, Colby Chester

Votes: 50

NBC

18. Taxi (1978–1983)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.7
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The staff of a New York City taxicab company go about their job while they dream of greater things.

Stars: Judd Hirsch, Jeff Conaway, Danny DeVito, Marilu Henner

Votes: 9,179

ABC

19. Vega$ (1978–1981)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.8
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Dan Tanna is a private investigator in the gambling town of Las Vegas, Nevada. Las Vegas can be seedy or glamorous, depending upon the point of view. This show is also notable for perhaps ... See full summary »

Stars: Robert Urich, Bart Braverman, Phyllis Davis, Greg Morris

Votes: 1,146

ABC

20. W.E.B. (1978– )

60 min | Drama

6.0
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Nightime soap opera about Pamela Bellwood head of Special Events Programming at Trans Atlantic Broadcasting Co., a TV network. Jack Kiley is the head of programming, Gus Dunlap head of the ... See full summary »

Stars: Pamela Bellwood, Alex Cord, Richard Basehart, Andrew Prine

Votes: 10

NBC

21. WKRP in Cincinnati (1978–1982)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

8.0
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The staff of a struggling radio station has a chance at success after the new programming director changes the format to rock music.

Stars: Gary Sandy, Gordon Jump, Loni Anderson, Howard Hesseman

Votes: 5,997

CBS

22. The Waverly Wonders (1978)

30 min | Comedy

5.7
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Joe Casey is a washed-up pro basketball player turned history teacher and basketball coach at Waverly High School in Eastfield, Wisconsin. His team has not won a game in three years; the ... See full summary »

Stars: Joe Namath, Charles Bloom, Joshua Grenrock, Kim Lankford

Votes: 15

NBC

23. The White Shadow (1978–1981)

60 min | Drama, Sport

8.0
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A white former NBA professional retires from the pro game and gets a job as a basketball coach in a predominantly black inner-city high school.

Stars: Ken Howard, Kevin Hooks, Byron Stewart, Timothy Van Patten

Votes: 876

CBS

24. Who's Watching the Kids (1978– )

30 min | Comedy

7.0
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Angie and Stacy are two showgirls in Las Vegas, Nevada. Their two younger siblings, Frankie and Melissa live with them and the two youngsters are frequently watched by Larry, a neighbor. At... See full summary »

Stars: Caren Kaye, Marcia Lewis, Scott Baio, Lynda Goodfriend

Votes: 26

NBC