"Hennesey," the military comedy series that starred Jackie Cooper and ran on CBS from 1959 to 1962, may be making a comeback. Hal Roach Studios has had the original black-and-white episodes colorized and will be selling them to stations for the 1987 TV season.
In the works at NBC News is a business-oriented program, "Before Hours," that will air weekdays at 5:45 a.m. Bob Jamieson will anchor the broadcast, which is set to debut March 2 and will be produced in association with the Wall Street Journal.
The Broadway production of Eugene O'Neill's "Long Day's Journey Into Night" with Jack Lemmon has been taped for presentation on the Showtime pay-TV channel. An air date has not been announced. Jonathan Miller directed the TV adaptation, in which Lemmon portrays James Tyrone. Bethel Leslie plays his wife, Mary.
Colleen Dewhurst will be seen playing an anthropologist in a coming "Disney Sunday Movie" for ABC called "Bigfoot." The film was directed by Dan Huston, 24-year-old son of Academy Award-winning director John Huston.