Friday, July 16, 2010

Ellen Burstyn Show, The (1986) TV Series 1986-1987

An ABC weekly situation comedy, produced by Ron Frazier for Walt Disney. This series premiered September 20, 1986. Burstyn plays Ellen Brewer, the head of a multi-generational household. Brewer is an iconclastic writer-in-residence at a Baltimore college. She holds seminars in the brownstone she shares with her hyperactive mother Sydney (Elaine Strich), her divorced 25-year-old daughter Molly (Megan Mullally) and her 5-year-old grandson, Nick (Jesse R. Tendler). The theme song was "Nothing In The World Like Love" (lyrics by John Bettis and music by Artie Butler).

Season 1, Episode 2
Monkey Business
27 September 1986

Season 1, Episode 4
The Guest Lecturer
18 October 1986

Season 1, Episode 7
Reading Between the Lines
8 November 1986

Season 1, Episode 8
Family Affair
15 November 1986

Season 1, Episode 12
The Guest Lecturer
5 September 1987

The Ellen Burstyn Show (1986) TV Series 1986-1987
Cast: Ellen Burstyn, Megan Mullally, Jesse R. Tendler, Barry Sobel, Elaine Stritch

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