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The New WKRP in Cincinnati 

TV-PG | | Comedy | TV Series (1991–1993)
The further misadventures of the struggling radio station.

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Hugh Wilson
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1993   1992   1991  

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Gordon Jump ...  Arthur Carlson 47 episodes, 1991-1993
Frank Bonner ...  Herb Tarlek 47 episodes, 1991-1993
Richard Sanders ...  Les Nessman 47 episodes, 1991-1993
Mykelti Williamson ...  Donovan Aderhold / ... 46 episodes, 1991-1993
Tawny Kitaen ...  Mona Loveland 44 episodes, 1991-1993
Marla Rubinoff ...  Nancy Braithwaite / ... 35 episodes, 1991-1993
John Chappell John Chappell ...  Buddy Dornster / ... 33 episodes, 1991-1993
Kathleen Garrett ...  Dana Burns 27 episodes, 1991-1993
Michael Des Barres ...  Jack Allen 24 episodes, 1991-1992
Hope Alexander-Willis ...  Claire Hartline 24 episodes, 1991-1992
French Stewart ...  Razor Dee / ... 23 episodes, 1992-1993
Lightfield Lewis ...  Arthur Carlson, Jr. / ... 22 episodes, 1991-1992
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Storyline

A spinoff of the original WKRP in Cincinnati. Arthur "Big Guy" Carlson still runs the lagging station. When his latest program director is fired for violating FCC regulations, he hires Donovan Aderhold. Donovan has so many fresh ideas, it boggles the mind of the boss. The new WKRP included Morning DJs Jack Allen and Dana Burns and the sultry night DJ, Mona Loveland. From time to time past WKRP alumni would return to visit, showing that their lives had turned out better since they left. Advertising director Herb Tarlek (bad suits and all) and Les Nessman were also returning regulars to the show. Written by Pat McCurry <ccgrad97@aol.com>

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TV-PG
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 September 1991 (USA) See more »

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MTM Enterprises See more »
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Gordon Jump, Frank Bonner, and Richard Sanders reprised their roles from the original show, while Howard Hesseman reprised the role of Dr. Johnny Fever on a recurring basis. Other original cast members came in for guest spots, with Loni Anderson returning for two episodes and Tim Reid for one episode. Several more minor characters from the original series, such as Mrs. Carlson, Lucille Tarlek, Buckey Dornster, and Johnny's ex-girlfriend Bunny, make appearances throughout the series. See more »

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Follows WKRP in Cincinnati (1978) See more »

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The laugh track kills it.
14 August 2018 | by OrangieTooDopeSee all my reviews

Laugh tracks aren't always a bad thing. When the laughs happen at the right time they are gold, when the laughs happen for no reason(like they do here) it makes it hard to watch or respect the show. That's really the only bad thing about this show. Anyone who says the original was "so much better" is either lying or hasn't seen the original in 30 years so they don't remember what it really was like. It was literally a show full of 50 year olds who were "edgy" and "pushing the envelope". Saying booger and being scared of mud people was all they had. If the original had aired in the 50's it would have been ground breaking. In the 70s it was just sad old people trying to be young and hip. This is just as good as the original, don't listen to the crusty octogenarians. BTW I love that Les looks exactly the same in the 90s as he did in the 70s. Did you know him and Travis were almost the same age???


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