The trials of a former television station manager, turned newspaper city editor, and his journalist staff.
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Complete series cast summary:
...  Lou Grant 114 episodes, 1977-1982
...  Joe Rossi 114 episodes, 1977-1982
...  Charlie Hume 114 episodes, 1977-1982
...  Art Donovan 114 episodes, 1977-1982
...  Dennis "Animal" Price / ... 114 episodes, 1977-1982
...  Mrs. Pynchon 114 episodes, 1977-1982
...  Billie Newman 111 episodes, 1977-1982
Allen Williams ...  Adam Wilson / ... 95 episodes, 1977-1982
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After everyone on the "Mary Tyler Moore Show" got fired, Lou Grant went to Los Angeles and became city editor of the L.A. Tribune, owned by Mrs. Pynchon, with whom Lou often has loud but sympathetic arguments. Lots of social causes and interpersonal relationships. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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(113 episodes) | (114 episodes)

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The producers of the show wanted to air a final episode that dealt with the paper going out of business. They actually interviewed reporters from real newspapers that closed in order to prepare for this episode. The show was taken off the air before that episode could be filmed. See more »

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Billie Newman: I hate it when people tell me to calm down!
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Bleeding Hearts Delight
12 June 2003 | by See all my reviews

This show started out with some fairly good episodes. But it quickly slid into series of boring episodes where the people who put this show together, including Edward Asner. Aired their politics, with thinly veiled episodes, where the watcher is lectured on evil war monger, or destroyers of the environment, some other cause. This wouldn't be so bad if they came even close to using factual information. A lot of the arguments they made on this show could not stand up to scrutiny. If your hearts bleeds for every loser you see, or find yourself going AWWWW! a lot during Ophra or Dr Phil, this is the show for you. Hated it when it was new, still hate it.


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