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Sunday March 28, 1971
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Prime-time network TV listings for Sunday March 28, 1971:

7:00 PM 7:30 PM 8:00 PM 8:30 PM 9:00 PM 9:30 PM 10:00 PM 10:30 PM
CBS Play It Again, Charlie Brown Osmond Brothers Show The Ed Sullivan Show The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour The Jackie Gleason Show (R)
ABC Henry Mancini Special The F.B.I.: The Architect (R) Tony Awards
NBC Wild Kingdom (R) Wonderful World Of Disney: Kidnapped (2) (R) The Bill Cosby Show: The Deluge (1) (R) Bonanza: Winter Kill The Bold Ones: The New Doctors: A Matter Of Priorities (R)

Program details:

[CBS 7:00] Play It Again, Charlie Brown [special]
W: Charles M. Schulz   D: Bill Melendez

With Pamelyn Ferdin, Stephen Shea, Danny Hjeim, Hilary Momberger, Chris Inglis.
Schroeder, Lucy and Beethoven form an implausible romantic triangle in the seventh animated special featuring the Peanuts gang of Charles M. Schulz.

[ABC 7:00] Henry Mancini Special [special]
With Elton John, Johnny Mathis, Robert Flack, Forrest Tucker, Meredith Wilson, The University of Southern California Marching Band.
A tribute to his music, hosted by Andy Williams.

[NBC 7:00] Wild Kingdom
Cameras follow two badger cubs as they leave their prairie den and begin living in their rugged world.

(Repeat program)

[CBS 7:30] Osmond Brothers Show [special]
With George Burns, Tina Cole, The Hagers.
A half-hour musical pilot with the smiling Osmond boys rocking and jiving. Hoping to please grownups as well as their own age bracket, the boys cover all bases, singing ballads, rock and folk songs.

[NBC 7:30] Wonderful World Of Disney: Kidnapped (2)
Season 9, episode 25
W: Robert Stevenson   D: Robert Stevenson

With James MacArthur (David Balfour), Peter Finch (Alan Breck Stewart), Bernard Lee (Capt. Hoseason), John Laurie (Ebenezer Balfour), Niall MacGinnis (Mr. Shaun), Peter O'Toole (Robin MacGregor).
Young David Balfour, with the help of Alan Breck Stewart, plans to return to his Uncle Ebenezer's estate with a scheme to trick his greedy relative into admitting his right to the Balfour estate.

(Repeat program, originally aired 3/24/1963)

[CBS 8:00] The Ed Sullivan Show [Reg]
Season 23, episode 25

With Norman Windom, Danny Davis & the Nashville Brass, David Frye, Sandler and Young.
Melanie sings "Look What They've Done to My Song, Ma", "Alexander Beetle" and "Ruby Tuesday". Danny Davis & the Nashville Brass perform "I Saw the Light", "I Can't Stop Loving You" and "Down Yonder." David Frye does impressions of Richard Nixon and other well-known figures.

[ABC 8:00] The F.B.I. [Reg]: The Architect
Season 6, episode 4
W: Robert Heverly   D: Virgil Vogel

With Dabbs Greer (Howard Deal), Robert Patten (F.B.I. Supervisor Al McClure), Fred Holliday (Mark Kress), Jim Raymond (Special Agent Kirby Greene), Ron Doyle (Owen Clark), Garrison True (Portland Special Agent), Arthur Franz (Stacy Williams), Ford Rainey (John Prysock), Phyllis Hill (Joan Merriman), Janee Michelle (Mary Borden), Ted Gehring (Atley Spancer), Stanley Clements (Forrest Clegg), Sandra De Bruin (Myrna Eddy), Donna Ramsey (Sporting Goods Clerk), Larry Wynn (Ronnie), Monte Markham (Arthur McBride), Billy Dee Williams (James Borden).
A tip by an alert newsboy sets the Bureau on the trail of two escaped convicts, one of them a mastermind who's planning a Florida robbery which could cost the lives of innocent people.

(Repeat program, originally aired 10/11/1970)

[NBC 8:30] The Bill Cosby Show [Reg]: The Deluge (1)
Season 2, episode 10
W: Stanley Greenberg   D: Coby Ruskin

With Gloria Foster (Dolores Winters), Parley Baer (Tyler), Paul Jackson (Harold Winters), Jill Haney (Carolyn Winters).
An emergency finds teacher Kincaid caught between two uncontrollable forces of nature -- expected arrival of a baby and a torrential storm.

(Repeat program, originally aired 11/15/1970)

[CBS 9:00] The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour [Reg]
Season 3, episode 25

With Paul Lynde, Bobby Goldsboro, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band.
Lynde steps out as Hot Legs Horowitz, the tap dancing terror of the Klondike, and appears as the man from the welcome wagon; Goldsboro sings "Watching Scotty Grow"; the Dirt Band offers "Mr. Bojangles"; banjoist Larry McNeely makes his TV singing debut with "If You Got to Go, Go Now"; Campbell solos "Where or When", "Ann" and "And I Love Her".

[ABC 9:00] Tony Awards [special]
With Lauren Bacall, Angela Lansbury, Anthony Quayle.
The 25th annual Antoinette Perry Awards are presented in a live telecast from Broadway's Palace Theater. In addition to scenes from this year's nominated productions, the program commemorates the silver anniversary of the Tony Awards with performances by past winners covering 25 years of the musical theater.

[NBC 9:00] Bonanza [Reg]: Winter Kill
Season 12, episode 26
W: John Hawkins, Robert Pirosh   D: William Wiard

With Stuart Nisbet (Fred Tyson), Troy Melton (Mr. Gorley), John Pickard (Griggs), Robert Knapp (Denman), Glenn Corbett (Howie Landis), Clifton James (Mr. Quarry), Remo Pisani, Sheilah Wells (Marie Landis).
When the bitter cold of the Sierra Nevadas threatens to wipe out the Ponderosa and neighboring ranches, Ben Cartwright decides to import a hardy breed of cattle from Montana.

[CBS 10:00] The Jackie Gleason Show [Reg]
Ralph tells everybody of his friendship with Jackie Gleason and promises to deliver the star to the annual Raccoons club dance.

(Repeat program, originally aired 5/23/1970)

[NBC 10:00] The Bold Ones: The New Doctors [Reg]: A Matter Of Priorities
Season 2, episode 6
W: Irv Pearlberg   D: Leslie H. Martinson

With Kim Hunter (Elaine Mller), Pernell Roberts (Dr. Bartell), Harold J. Stone (Harry Miller), Mike Miranda (Raul Hernandez), Linda Dangcil (Celia Hernandez), Katherine Crawford (Abbie Carter), Carmen Zapata (Rose Villacres), Gary Morgan (Matt), James B. Sikking (Reporter), Clark Howat (Reporter), Ron Pinkard (Doctor).
The death of a heart transplant patient helps Dr. Ted Stuart make a critical decision about his future.

(Repeat program, originally aired 1/3/1971)

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