Richard Thomas of "The Waltons" and Linda Hamilton of "Beauty and the Beast" play husband and wife in "Go Toward the Light," a TV movie on CBS. It's about a couple who discover that their 8-year-old son has AIDS. Piper Laurie and Ned Beatty portray the grandparents.
Ben Cross, who starred in "Chariots of Fire," has the lead role in "Pursuit," a four-hour drama that NBC has commissioned. He plays a Nazi who, in an effort to escape prosecution as a war criminal, disguises himself as a Jew, gets sent to a concentration camp and ultimately finds himself caught up in the struggle to establish the Jewish state of Israel. Also starring are Veronica Hamel and Bruce Greenwood.
Cindy Williams of "Laverne & Shirley" and Markie Post of "Night Court" will co-star in "Tricks of the Trade," a TV movie for CBS. Their characters are brought together by the murder of a man.
The Golden Globe Awards will have a new home next year. The Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. has given telecast rights to cable superstation TBS, which plans to broadcast the annual ceremony honoring TV and motion pictures on Jan. 28.