Bill Bittinger is the egotistical host of a local daytime talk show on WBFL in Buffalo, NY., unhappy at being a big fish in a small pond (but unable to break into the big leagues). Bill ... See full summary »

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Complete series cast summary:
 Bill Bittinger (26 episodes, 1983-1984)
 Jo Jo White (26 episodes, 1983-1984)
 Karl Shub (26 episodes, 1983-1984)
 Woody / ... (26 episodes, 1983-1984)
 Wendy Killian (26 episodes, 1983-1984)
 Tony (26 episodes, 1983-1984)
 Newdell (18 episodes, 1983-1984)


Bill Bittinger is the egotistical host of a local daytime talk show on WBFL in Buffalo, NY., unhappy at being a big fish in a small pond (but unable to break into the big leagues). Bill makes life miserable for his crew, guests, and especially his station manager, Karl Shub, who is constantly dodging lawsuits resulting from Bill's behavior. The one person Bill is unable to bully is his director and on again/off again lover, Jo Jo White. Written by Mike Konczewski

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31 May 1983 (USA)  »

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It was the best of the best.........
30 October 2005 | by (Brewster, NY, USA) – See all my reviews

After a wait of 20 years I was finally able to obtain the 3 disc set of Buffalo Bill, a favorite of mine from the 80's. Watching it again only underscores my fond memories of classic leading edge humor on TV and I recommend it to all who appreciate extraordinary quality. The writing and cast selection defy criticism as each actor was perfect in their part-----many have gone on to even greater successes.

Cancellation of the series absolutely defied logic as it was a clear winner. Kudos to all associated with the production----a true classic to make all very proud. Thanks for a great job!!!

Bob Schoenberg, Brewster, NY

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