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January 27, 1985|LEE MARGULIES

Anne Murray will star in a music special on CBS Feb. 15. The title is "The Sounds of London," and in it she will look at the English influence on popular music during the last 25 years. Her guests will be Dusty Springfield, Bruce Murray, Bananarama and Miss Piggy.

John Forsythe and Drew Barrymore will co-host "Disneyland's 30th Anniversary Celebration," a two-hour special that NBC plans to broadcast Feb. 18. The program will be taped at Disneyland and will include appearances by Donna Summer, Julie Andrews, the Pointer Sisters, David Hasselhoff, Marie Osmond, Roy Clark and Debbie Allen.

Michael J. Fox of "Family Ties" and Nancy McKeon of "The Facts of Life" will star in "Poison Ivy," an upcoming TV movie on NBC. They play a counselor and nurse, respectively, at a wild summer camp for boys. Also in the cast are Caren Kaye of "It's Your Move" and Robert Klein.

ABC has commissioned two cartoon series for next season featuring characters from the "Star Wars" films. George Lucas' Lucasfilm, Ltd. will produce "Ewoks" and "Droids: The Adventures of R2D2 and C-3PO." They'll premiere on the Saturday morning schedule in the fall.

NBC News is preparing a documentary for March that will examine the problems that working mothers face. The producers say they will look at what's being done by the government and big business to accommodate these women in the work force.

The Nashville Network plans to introduce three new series in March, when it celebrates its second anniversary as a cable program service. The new shows are "Play It Again, Nashville," a talk/variety program that will air weeknights, "VideoCountry," a music video series airing once a week, and "Country Notes," a half-hour news magazine that also will air weekly.

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