August 21, 1997 |
Four new movies premiere on TV this weekend, including an ambitious four-hour biography of George Wallace and a family film starring an Oscar-winning actress, Diane Keaton. Keaton makes a rare TV appearance in the Disney Channel's "Northern Lights," Saturday at 7 p.m. She plays a New York sophisticate who comes to the small New England town of her late, estranged brother to collect her inheritance--which turns out to be her brother's 9-year-old son. Gary Sinise, who played Harry S.
May 25, 1991 |
Brashly predicting it will win next season's ratings race, last-place CBS on Friday announced a fall schedule of eight new series, including comedies with Twiggy and Redd Foxx and a weekly hour revue with Carol Burnett, who was swiped from NBC. CBS, with such hits as "Murphy Brown" and "Designing Women," was the only network to increase its overall prime-time rating in this past season's closely bunched network race.