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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
John Shea ...  Hank Zaret 14 episodes, 1990-1991
Helen Shaver ...  Kelby Robinson 14 episodes, 1990-1991
Harris Yulin ...  Neal Frazier 14 episodes, 1990-1991
Phil Morris ...  Eddie Brock 14 episodes, 1990-1991
Joe Grifasi ...  Tony Pro 14 episodes, 1990-1991
Jayne Brook ...  Ann Hudson 14 episodes, 1990-1991
Wallace Langham ...  Willis Teitlebaum 14 episodes, 1990-1991
Robin Gammell ...  Kevin Doherty 14 episodes, 1990-1991
Dick Van Patten ...  Floyd Graham 14 episodes, 1990-1991
Kate McNeil ...  Taylor Young 14 episodes, 1990-1991
Mariette Hartley ...  Liz McVay 14 episodes, 1990-1991
Scott Harlan Scott Harlan ...  Ralph / ... 14 episodes, 1990-1991
Liane Curtis ...  Trudy 10 episodes, 1990-1991
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The TV network sends Hank Zaret to be news director of station WNDY (known 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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USA

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English

Release Date:

24 October 1990 (USA) See more »

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Fernsehfieber See more »

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Runtime:

| (18 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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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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Great show but not given a chance to succeed
22 July 2008 | by SipteaHighTeaSee all my reviews

The show was great; however, it was not allowed to become firmly established. In 1990, Iraq invade Kuwait and later in the year, USA went to war to liberate Kuwait. I remember watching an episode of the WIOU when it was interrupted by an announcement that Iraq had invaded Kuwait. After that interruption, it seems that the show kept getting interrupt because of what was happening in Kuwait and finally, it was canceled without much fanfare.

My favorite character was the blond reporter played by Katie McNeil. She was hot and could have been one of our best actresses if the show was not interrupted by the events in Kuwait.


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