Three on a Date

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Three on a Date is a 1978 American television film directed by Bill Bixby. This movie-of-the-week premiered on ABC on February 17, 1978. [1]

Bill Bixby American actor and film director

Wilfred Bailey Everett "Bill" Bixby III was an American actor, director, producer, and frequent game-show panelist. His career spanned more than three decades, including appearances on stage, in films, and on television series. He is known for his roles as Tim O'Hara in the CBS sitcom My Favorite Martian, Tom Corbett in the ABC sitcom The Courtship of Eddie's Father, and stage illusionist Anthony Blake in the NBC crime drama series The Magician, but is perhaps best known for his role as scientist Dr. David Banner in the CBS science-fiction drama series The Incredible Hulk.

American Broadcasting Company American broadcast television network

The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) is an American commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of Walt Disney Television, a subsidiary of the Disney Media Networks division of The Walt Disney Company. The network is headquartered in Burbank, California on Riverside Drive, directly across the street from Walt Disney Studios and adjacent to the Roy E. Disney Animation Building. The network's secondary offices, and headquarters of its news division, is in New York City, New York, at their broadcast center at 77 West 66th Street in the Upper West Side of Manhattan.

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Premise

Four couples are winners on a dating show.

Cast

June Allyson actress from the United States

June Allyson was an American stage, film, and television actress, dancer, and singer.

Loni Anderson American actress

Loni Kaye Anderson is an American actress. She is known for her role as receptionist Jennifer Marlowe on the CBS sitcom WKRP in Cincinnati (1978–1982), which earned her three Golden Globe Award and two Emmy Award nominations.

Ray Bolger American actor

Raymond Wallace Bolger was an American film and television actor, vaudevillian, singer, dancer and stage performer who started in the silent film era. He was a major Broadway performer in the 1930s and beyond. He is best known for his role as the Scarecrow and his Kansas counterpart farm worker "Hunk" in MGM's classic The Wizard of Oz (1939) and the villainous Barnaby in Walt Disney's musical fantasy Babes in Toyland. He was also the host of his eponymous television show, The Ray Bolger Show.

Production

It was co produced by Danny Thomas. [2]

Reception

The Los Angeles Times called it "a distinct and pleasant surprise". [3]

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References

  1. The Titilating Trend in TV: Sex Makes it to Prime Time: Sex Is Busting Out All Over in Television Sex and the Television Series Farley, Ellen; KNOEDELSEDER, WILLIAM K, JR. Los Angeles Times 19 Feb 1978: q1
  2. INSIDE TV: Wald to Join PBS in Public Affairs Los Angeles Times 20 Dec 1977: g15.
  3. TV MOVIE REVIEW: Date Souffle a la Hawaii Thomas, Kevin. Los Angeles Times (17 Feb 1978: g27.