The Hays Daily News from Hays, Kansas on December 19, 1976 · Page 29
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HAYS DAILY NEWS I'AUK :i December 19, 1976 Not The Season T6 Be Jolly For Some TV Shows ly JOAN HANAUEIl JPI Television Writer NEW YORK (UPI) - It stems like something E5benezer Scrooge might do — dumping their follies just' when everyone else is decking the halls with boughs of holly. ' That's the economics of the television game, however, and with the new year comes' the so-called "second season," when" the networks try again in the spots that hit the bottom of the Nielsen ratings this fall CBS, which has gone from No. 1 to, No. 3 this season, had a lot of changes to make. The network already has an- nounced the dropping of some shows and now VTony Orlando and Dawn" and "Spencer's Pilots" from the list also. Added to the CBS schedule 1 hour-long , dramas and two new half-hour situation comedies, with seven other shows switching their time slots fora totally new look, but They Found Alternatives Better Than City Living MARIPOSA, Calif. (UPI)Five" years ago, Richard Coker supported his wife and three children as an assistant Los Angeles City planner. Today the Cokers live on the proceeds from their wood i toys, rubber band guns and facepainting. Everyone is happier. Coker, 34, and his wife, Jan, also 34, were among many young American families distressed by the decaying quality of urban life, yearning to move to the country. In June, 1971, after much discussion, the Cokers "piled the kids in a refurbished 1957 ambulance and set off. They were enroute to Yosemite National Park when they stopped in Mariposa County. A house was for rent' in Bailey Flats, a sparsely populated 'remote'valley 15 miles from Mariposa.' They took it. "I spent about six months doing virtually nothing, wandering around the hills .arid stuff and then we started to get it together," says Coker. They lived on unemployment and food stamps. His unemployment ran out. To still qualify for food stamps, Coker had to travel great distances to find work or become self-employed. He chose nervously to be self- employed and make wood toys — "I wanted to do something that was not going to disturb the ecology." Coker had a University of Illinois degree in design and graduate work in computei design technique. with a lot of the same old faces. NBC is dropping "The Quest," televisionis only regular Western series, along with the John O'Hara inspired "Gibbsville," -and Dick Van Dyke goes off the air, a talented performer fallen victim to a poor showcase. The network will add two new hour-long dramas, and will take the Jack Klugman "Quincy" segment of its Sunday Mystery Movie series and move it to a new night and a regular weekly presentation. ABC had announced its new lineup last week, and that gives the television audience a new winter-spring schedule. The changes will look like this, on a night-by-night basis. Sunday: NBC stays with current programs. CBS offers no new shows, but is switching over a bunch from Monday and Tuesday nights. The 7-8 p.m., Eastern time slot sticks with "60 Minutes." It will be' followed by "Rhoda," "Phyllis" and "Switch," then back to previous programing with "Delvecchio." On ABC. the big Sunday change is the Nancy Drew-Hardy Boys adventures from 8-9 p.m., Eastern lime. Monday: NBC will stick with current programs. CBS moves "The Jeffersons" into the 8-8:30 p.m., Eastern time slot, followed from 8:30-9 p.m., by a new situation comedy, "On Your Own," starring Alan Arkin's son, Adam, as a 22-year-old boy whose search for independence is hampered by over-protective parents and three older brothers. From 9-10 p.m., "Maude" and "All's Fair" remain in their former spots, followed from 10-11 p.m., by "The Andros Targets," starring James Sutorius in a series based on the work of several American investigative reporters exposing injustice and corruption. ABC will show special events through February, then "Most Wanted" will move into the 9 p.m., Eastern time, period, followed by the hour-long "Feather and Father" about a woman lawyer and her exconman father. Tuesday: NBC and ABC remain the same. CBS kicks off with the news program based on people, "Who's Who," from 8-9 p.m., Eastern time, with "M-A-S-H" and "One Day At A Time" in their usual -slots, followed from 10-11 p.m., Eastern time with "Kojak." Wednesday: NBC replaces "The Quest" with ,a new scries, "Nightmare," a mystery and suspense anthology with major guest stars. CBS sticks with "Good Times" at 8 p.m.. Eastern time, then comes in with "A Year At The Top," Norman Lear's new situation comedy with music about a young singing group formed when a group of aging musical performers — including Mickey Rooncy, Vivian Blaine mid Robert Alda (Alan's dad) — sell their souls to the devil's daughter in exchange for a year at theHop of the record business. It will be followed by the CBS Wednesday night movie. Thursday: NBC brings in a new hour-long drama, "Fantastic Journey," in the 89 p.m., Eastern time slot, Jarcd Martin plays a 23rd Century Karthling skilled in ESP; Ike Isenman is a 13- year-old with unusual ability to understand pnrascientific phenomena, and Carl Franklin is the medical expert on « scientific expedition in the Bermuda Triangle that is transported to an uncharter. island in a dimension where all time -- past, present and fugure — coexists. Sounds like "Land of the Lost" stalks by night. "Quincy" follows, with "Best Sellers" moviing into the 10-11 p.m. slot. CBS keeps Its schedule intact. ABC sticks with "Rotter" at II p.m., then moves "What's Happening" into the 11:30-9 p.m., spot, pushing "Barney Miller" a half hour later to 9 p.m., with Tony Randall following at 9:30 p.m., Eastern time. Friday: No changes on NBC. CI5S comes in 11-9 p.m., Eastern time, with "Code R" at 8-9 p.m'., offering an action- adventure series about emergency police, fire and ocean rescue (cams on an island community. Then comes' Sonny and Cher, followed by "Executive Suite" in its new time slot. On ABC, Friday night remains the same. Saturday: NBC and CBS remain intact. ABC starts off with "Mrs. Blansky's Bounties" from tl- H:30p.m., Eastern time. Mrs. B is Nancy Walker, playing don mother to a do/.en Las Vegas showgirls, including Ho/. Roily, who played Pinky Tuscndoro, Fonzl's ex- girlfriend, on "Happy Days." Following will be n "Barney Miller" splnoff, "Fish," starring Abe Vigoda in the title role, with Florence Stanley as his wife, Bernicc. The couple adopt five disadvantages! kids. "Most Wanted" will stay in its 10-11 slot until March, when it switches nights and "Dog and Cat," billed as an amusing detective series, moves in. GOOD? YEAR ATTENTION FARMERS: Save big on your income tax. 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