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Law & Order: Trial by Jury

Law & Order: Trial by Jury logoLaw & Order: Trial by Jury, the latest series from Dick Wolf, architect of the most successful brand in primetime television with NBC's Law & Order, takes viewers where they have never been before. For the first time, a Law & Order series is told not only from the point-of-view of the prosecutors and police -- but also from the perspective of the defense attorneys, defendants, judges and jurors. Law & Order: Trial by Jury shows the inner workings of the judicial system, beginning with the arraignment, and continuing through the prosecutors' complicated process of building a case, investigating leads and preparing witnesses for trial. The series stars Bebe Neuwirth (Cheers, Chicago) as Assistant District Attorney, Tracey Kibre and Amy Carlson (NBC's Third Watch) as Assistant District Atto...

Law of the Plainsman

Law of the Plainsman logoWelcome to the Law of the Plainsman guide at TV Tome. The series recounts the exploits of Sam Buckhart, born among the Apache Indians but eventually educated at Harvard University and now a Deputy U.S. Marshal in the New Mexico territory of the 1880's. He is training under Marshal Andy Morrison in Santa Fe, living in a rooming house run by Martha Commager along with an orphaned 8-year-old girl he rescued. The Buchhart character originated in two episodes of The Rifleman: The Indian and The Raid.

Leap of Faith

Leap of Faith logoThis new half-hour single-camera comedy, Leap of Faith, created by Jenny Bicks, is about the relationships between a close circle of friends in their 30s. At the center is Faith Wardwell (Sarah Paulson), a spirited young woman who calls off her engagement to a "good on paper" guy and takes a leap of faith back into the single life to discover what it's like when you stop doing what you should do, and start doing what makes you happy. After a fling with an attractive actor prompts her to cancel her nuptials, Faith finds herself back in the company of her outspoken circle of friends who provide varied perspectives on life. There's Patty (Lisa Edelstein), Faith's free-spirited single friend and co-worker who's always looking for Mr. Right Now; Cynthia (Regina King), Faith's no-nonsense marr...

Legends of the Super-Heroes

Legends of the Super-Heroes logoHeroes and villains of DC Comics square off in the two-part, live-action, made-for-TV (with a laugh track!) smackdown of Legends of the Super Heroes.

Let's Make a Deal

Let's Make a Deal logoThese people, dressed as they are, come from all over the United States to make deals here at the Marketplace of America, Let's Make A Deal® One of TV's all time greatest and most successful shows, Let's Make a Deal was a game of intuition, skill, luck, decision-making and greed...all mixed into one. It was fun and would have been a success even if the show had stuck with the formal dresses and suits that the game started with on December 30, 1963. That's right, contestants wore dresses and suits in the very early months of LMaD. A few months after the show's premiere, someone came with a sign to attract host Monty Hall's attention and low and behold, he chose her (or him)! Sometime later, someone wore a crazy costume and the entire studio changed from a formal, quiet, dignified setting t...

Letters to Laugh-In

Letters to Laugh-In logoWelcome to the Letters to Laugh-In guide at TV Tome. This first spin-off of Laugh In was a game show. It replaced The Match Game. Laugh-In regulars read joke letters sent in by viewers. The best joke of the day won nice prizes while the worst joke won an all expense paid trip to "Beautiful Downtown Burbank". After 6 months, the spin-off was replaced by another spin-off, Somerset (a spin-off of Another World). There is no editor for this show. If you would like to be the editor look here for details.


Life logoComplex, offbeat Detective Charlie Crews returns to the force after serving time in prison for a crime he didn't commit. Crews' new lease on life has provided him with a Zen-like outlook, peace of mind and no need for vengeance, an attitude which can be challenging to maintain when someone he cares about is threatened -- or when he is investigating the mystery surrounding the murder he was falsely accused of..

Lights Out

Lights Out logoWelcome to the Lights Out guide at TV Tome. Lights Out, was originally a radio broadcast. The tolling of the bell in the background, and the announcer saying "It - is - Later - Than - You - Think" in time with the bell, acted as the introduction to Lights Out. The program was first heard on New Year's Day, 1934, on WENR (Chicago). Original writer was Wyllis Cooper, but Arch Oboler is probably better known as a writer / director / actor involved with the series. It was later brought to T.V Four episodes were broadcast on WNBT-TV in New York during 1946 before going network in 1949-1952. There was also a revival special, January 15th, 1972 called "The Widows Weep" This was a 60 minute feature, in color.

Lipstick Jungle

Lipstick Jungle logoLipstick Jungle is a dramedy that follows the professional and personal lives of three best friends, all of whom are top professionals in their respective careers. Victory Ford (Price) is a fashion designer, Nico Reilly (Raver) is the editor-in-chief of Bonfire Magazine, and Wendy Healy (Shields) is the former president of Parador Pictures and is now producing independently. These three powerful women are always there to support one another and navigate the crazy, romantic, and sometimes scary world that is New York City.

Little House on the Prairie

Little House on the Prairie logoThe long-running award-winning family drama was based upon the series of "Little House" autobiographical books, by Laura Ingalls Wilder. Television producer and NBC executive Ed Friendly became aware of the endearing and enduring story in the early 1970s. He asked Michael Landon to direct the pilot movie. He said he would if he could also play the father. The Time: beginning in the 1870s. The Place: the American frontier - more specifically (mostly) Walnut Grove / Plum Creek, Minnesota. The Characters: the Ingalls family - as seen through the eyes of Laura Ingalls - the precocious, winsome second daughter of Charles 'Pa' - a homesteader farmer/woodworker; demanding and compassionate. Caroline 'Ma' - sensitive and understanding wife and mother. Mary - pretty older sister (12 when the serie...
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