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 and Taylor Young are ... See full summary »
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
John Shea ...  Hank Zaret 16 episodes, 1990-1991
Helen Shaver ...  Kelby Robinson 16 episodes, 1990-1991
Harris Yulin ...  Neal Frazier 16 episodes, 1990-1991
Phil Morris ...  Eddie Brock 16 episodes, 1990-1991
Joe Grifasi ...  Tony Pro 16 episodes, 1990-1991
Jayne Brook ...  Ann Hudson 16 episodes, 1990-1991
Wallace Langham ...  Willis Teitlebaum 16 episodes, 1990-1991
Robin Gammell ...  Kevin Doherty 16 episodes, 1990-1991
Dick Van Patten ...  Floyd Graham 16 episodes, 1990-1991
Kate McNeil ...  Taylor Young 16 episodes, 1990-1991
Mariette Hartley ...  Liz McVay 16 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 and Taylor Young are reporters, 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), and Marc Adamson is a cameraman.

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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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WIOU was great TV
26 January 2007 | by sonichawkSee 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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