The world of television as seen through the lives of the people who work behind cameras. Ellen Cunningham, an aggressive producer, attempts to save a collapsing network station with innovative programs despite the faults of the staff.
- imDb Rating: 6.1 (11 Votes)
- Metascore: N/A
Nightime soap opera about Pamela Bellwood head of Special Events Programming at Trans Atlantic Broadcasting Co., a TV network. Jack Kiley is the head of programming, Gus Dunlap head of the ...
- Rated: N/A
- Released: 13 Sep 1978
- Runtime: 60 min
- Genre: Drama
- Director: N/A
- Writer: N/A
- Actors: Pamela Bellwood, Alex Cord, Richard Basehart, Andrew Prine
- Language: English
- Country: USA
- Awards: N/A
- Total Seasons: 1
The Great Clowns
Episode 1x5; Oct 05, 1978
A once-popular comedian is persuaded by Ellen to return to TV despite his manager's strenuous objections.
1x8: Harvey's Big Hit
1x7: Walk a Velvet Tightrope
1x6: California, Here We Come!
1x5: The Great Clowns
1x4: Walk a Velvet Tightrope
1x3: To Angelica with Love
1x2: Pilot (aka The Girl Who Saved Our America) (2)
1x1: Pilot (aka The Girl Who Saved Our America) (1)
Alex Cord as Jack Kiley
Lee Wilkof as Harvey Pearlstein
Richard Basehart as Gus Dunlap
Howard Witt as Walter Matthews
Pamela Bellwood as Ellen Cunningham
Andrew Prine as Dan Costello
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|Episode No.||No. Overall||Title||Airdate||Runtime||Summary|
|1||1||Pilot (aka The Girl Who Saved Our America) (1)||1978-09-13||60||
Pamela Bellwood stars as the hard-working, free-spirited head of special event programming for a television network in the NBC-TV series "W.E.B.," which premiered in two hour-long installments.
|2||2||Pilot (aka The Girl Who Saved Our America) (2)||1978-09-14||60||
An influential drama set in the tough corporate world of network television. As Ellen Cunningham decides to take on the difficult task of re-writing and re-editing a mammoth 30-hour series she jeopardises not only her professional career but also the already difficult personal relationship she has with the series producer.
|3||3||To Angelica with Love||1978-09-21||60||
Angelica Hutton, an actress (Sian Barbara Allen) who gets the most important role of her career learns that she has a brain tumor. Ellen Cunningham decides to give her friend, Angelica Hutton, that one big acting break. But Jack Kiley's reputation at Trans-Atlantic Broadcasting is riding on the show, and now Angelica could put their careers in danger.
|4||4||Walk a Velvet Tightrope||1978-09-28||60||
Dan Costello-super salesman for Trans-Atlantic Broadcasting- has a drinking problem which triggers a major crisis between the network and a key advertiser. Ellen must keep Dan on the account-and on the wagon!
|5||5||The Great Clowns||1978-10-05||60||
A once-popular comedian is persuaded by Ellen to return to TV despite his manager's strenuous objections.
|6||6||California, Here We Come!||60|
|7||7||Walk a Velvet Tightrope||60|
|8||8||Harvey's Big Hit||60|
|Alex Cord||as Jack Kiley|
|Lee Wilkof||as Harvey Pearlstein|
|Richard Basehart||as Gus Dunlap|
|Howard Witt||as Walter Matthews|
|Pamela Bellwood||as Ellen Cunningham|
|Andrew Prine||as Dan Costello|
|Music Supervisor||Lionel Newman|
|Executive Producer||Lin Bolen|
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