Prime-time network TV listings for Monday May 16, 1977:
|[CBS 8:00] Movie: Cold Turkey (1971)
With Dick Van Dyke, Pippa Scott, Tom Poston, Barnard Hughes, Vincent Gardenia, Jean Stapleton, Bob Newhart.
Hoping for positive publicity, a tobacco company offers $25 million to any American town that quits smoking for 30 days. Amidst a media frenzy, Eagle Rock, Iowa accepts the challenge while the company's PR man tries to sabotage the effort.
|[ABC 8:00] Bumpers [special]
With Richard Masur.
Comedy pilot about assembly line workers.
|[NBC 8:00] Little House On The Prairie [Reg]: I'll Ride The Wind
Season 3, episode 12
W: Harold Swanton D: William F. Claxton
With Walker Edmiston (Deering).
Once Charles and Caroline Ingalls get over the initial shock, they reluctantly agree to their 13-year-old daughter Mary's acceptance of a marriage proposal from Mr. Edwards' shy, sensitive stepson, John.
(Repeat program, originally aired 1/10/1977)
|[ABC 8:30] Boxing
Muhammad Ali vs. Alfredo Evangelista from the Capital Centre in Landover, Maryland; also, Roberto Duran vs. Javier Muniz.
|[NBC 9:00] Movie: Alexander: The Other Side Of Dawn (1977)
With Leigh McCloskey, Eve Plumb, Juliet Mills, Lonny Chapman.
A teenage boy arrives in Hollywood to become a movie star, but winds up becoming a male prostitute and gets involved with a homosexual football star.
|[CBS 10:00] The Andros Targets [Reg]: The Smut Peddler
Season 1, episode 13
With Jack Gilford (Barney Gaylord), Caroline McWilliams (Celine Smith), Eric Berry (Ambassador Kaiwi).
When a smut magazine publisher is repeatedly burned out, Mike's investigation leads him into the buying and selling of top secret documents.