WIOU (1990–1991)

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Nightime soap opera. The TV network sends Hank Zaret to be news director of station WNDY (know as WIOU to the staff). The news co-anchors are Neal Frazier and Kelby Robinson. Eddie Bock is ... See full summary »

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Complete series cast summary:
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 Hank Zaret (14 episodes, 1990-1991)
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 Kelby Robinson (14 episodes, 1990-1991)
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 Neal Frazier (14 episodes, 1990-1991)
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 Eddie Brock (14 episodes, 1990-1991)
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 Tony Pro (14 episodes, 1990-1991)
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 Ann Hudson (14 episodes, 1990-1991)
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 Willis Teitlebaum (14 episodes, 1990-1991)
Robin Gammell ...
 Kevin Doherty (14 episodes, 1990-1991)
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 Floyd Graham (14 episodes, 1990-1991)
Kate McNeil ...
 Taylor Young (14 episodes, 1990-1991)
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 Liz McVay (14 episodes, 1990-1991)
Scott Harlan ...
 Ralph / ... (14 episodes, 1990-1991)
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 Trudy (10 episodes, 1990-1991)
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Nightime soap opera. The TV network sends Hank Zaret to be news director of station WNDY (know as WIOU to the staff). The news co-anchors are Neal Frazier and Kelby Robinson. Eddie Bock is an ambitious black reporter, Taylor Young is a reporter, Liz McVay is the executive producer, Ann Hudson is a field producer who is dating Rick Singer, Willis Teitlebaum is a news intern with a crush on Ann Hudson and Marc Adamson is a cameraman. Written by J.E. McKillop <jack-mckillop@worldnet.att.net>

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24 October 1990 (USA)  »

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To prepare for her role, Helen Shaver job shadowed former Los Angeles News Anchor Tritia Toyota. See more »

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WIOU was great TV
26 January 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I loved this show and am glad someone remembers it besides me. I will fondly recall it as the show that introduced me to Rosie Perez. She was (and is) a firecracker. I cannot believe there were 18 episodes. I only caught about half, if that. It had an amazing cast, compelling stories and great acting.

All the shows I like are usually canceled quickly. Looking at the cast, I cannot believe the number of them that have had distinguished careers. I think it was closer in tone to the Lou Grant series, but much better. I never warmed to Lou Grant in the drama world.


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