With Johnny Carson on vacation this week, hosting duties on NBC's "The Tonight Show" will be handled by David Steinberg on Monday, Paul Reiser on Tuesday, Patrick Duffy on Wednesday and Pat Sajak on Thursday and Friday.
Cindy Williams serves as host on "The Baby Makers," a documentary that KHJ-TV Channel 9 plans to air July 12. The program will examine the science of fertility technology and look at the legal and moral issues posed by these new ways of "making babies."
Laurie Anderson will be the host of "Alive From Off Center" on public television this summer. The series returns for its third season July 13. It consists of 10 new half-hour programs featuring avante garde dance, music, comedy and theater. Among those whose work will be spotlighted are comedian Eric Bogosian, choreographer Molissa Fenley, "new vaudevillian" Bill Irwin and puppeteers the Quay Brothers.
Perry King and Season Hubley are cast as police officers in "Vice Queen of the Sunset Strip," a TV movie for CBS that is set in 1940s Los Angeles. The drama centers on the fallout of King's arrest of a well-known madame, played by Joan Van Ark of "Knots Landing."