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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 6, 1975, Lethbridge, Alberta 6 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Thursday, February 6, 1975 Keith new private TV eye with 'personality' By DICK KLEINER HOLLYWOOD (NBA) Television's midseason replacements are usually emergency affairs. Some old show is doing so badly that the network suddenly decides to make a change and the new show has virtually no time to get ready. Archer, Brian Keith's new NBC show, is one of those last second decisions come to life. "This was one of those Keith says, "where I had' to start work yesterday." Archer is replacing Iron- side, Raymond Burr's show. It wasn't doing badly but Burr had health problems and couldn't continue. The network riffled through its file of show possibilities and plucked Archer from the stack. It's another private eye The Dining Room Dino in the warm congenial atmo- sphere of our well-appointed dining room. Fine food, attentive service and a comprehensive wine list. You'll enjoy dining with us. Call on us soon. LETHBRIDGE 421 Mayor Magrath Drive 328-1111 show based upon the popular Ross Macdonald character, without anything particularly unusual about the show at this writing. But NBC is betting a lot of money that Keith's per- sonality can triumph over the basically routine material. He's a tried and true TV type and has a track record that proves the public likes him. Keith says he's doing it purely for the money in- volved. "And it's very good he says. He first said he'd do the show, provided they would let him film in Hawaii where he lives. NBC said no, it had to be in Hollywood. Keith argued that other shows have been successfully shot in Hawaii his own show, variously known as The Little People and The Brian Keith Show, and Jack Lord's very successful Hawaii Five 0. NBC still said no. They said this one was a rush job and rush jobs are better done in the Hollywood studio, where it can be done quicker. Keith finally agreed, but with the proviso that if it is successful it will be shot in Hawaii next season. That's the way it stands at the moment. The shooting schedule is now so tight that Keith is ac- BRIAN KEITH CKTA Proudly Presents In Person COUNTRY SUPERSTAR... TANYA TUCKER in concert special guest star LA COSTA and introducing JEFF ALLEN DOORS OPEN At p.m. Lethbridge Sportsplex Friday, Feb. 7th at p.m. Advance Tickets at Sportsplex Box Office Only! 1 to 5 p.m. Daily Produced by Gold Gold tually living at the studio Paramount where it is filmed. They've given him an apartment on the lot. That way, he doesn't have to waste any time in commuting, so they can shoot late at night and start again early the next morning. How does Archer differ from other TV private eyes? "He says Keith no mincer of words. "They had the first script with a gim- mick me sitting around my place in my underwear. They thought that was cute. I said no, I couldn't do that f was too fat for that these The gamble is simply that Keith's strong personality will lift the show. up, that the public wants to see him and won't care too much about the vehicle he's in. Keith's desire to film in Hawaii is based on the fact that his family is there and he loves the islands. He can't un- derstand the incidence of "rock fever" among certain mainlanders who try to live in Hawaii. That's the feeling of claustrophobia, of being trapped by a sea girt island. "I have a he says. "In the beginning, long before races and creeds, divided up according to where they lived there Were mountain people and valley people and desert people and ocean people. And we all have some distant memories of our early origins. "I'm obviously one of the ocean people. When I was on Broadway I was miserable until I got an apartment where I could see the Hudson River. Then I was happy. But put HOUDRYinn VflnCOUVER-BROflDUUflY joon Vancouver's newest Holiday Inn is located at the junction of Broadway and Heather Streets, across from the Medical Centre and General Hospital complex. Staying with us ensures you're close to most everything, since our mid-town location is close to City Hall and also provides easy access to U.B.C., Empire Stadium and the P.N.E. We're anxious to meet all of your needs. We have 200 very comfortable guest rooms, each with individual temperature controls and extra-long double beds. Our outstanding facilities can accommodate up to 400 people. And an additional three meeting salons for groups from 50 to 100. There's fine food in The Dining Room, and our recreational facilities include an indoor swimming pool and saunas. Parking is free for our guests. Accommodation for children under twelve is free when sharing a room with parents and not requiring additional beds. VANCOUVER-BROADWAY 711 West Broadway, Vancouver, B.C. For free reservations, call your nearest Inn, or Holiday Inn Reservation Office. COMMONWEALTH OF CANADA LIMITED THE MOST ACCOMMODATING PEOPLE IN THE me in Palm Springs and I'm very unhappy." His two children Robert 'is six and Daisy five are back in Hawaii with their mother, Hawaiian born actress Victoria Young. "I should be their grand- Keith says, "but they keep me young." On their last trip to Los Angeles, the children got .aboard the plane and, when their mother wasn't looking, the stewardess fed them some champagne. "The next thing we Keith says, "the two of them were standing in the aisle, glasses raised on high, saying, 'Here's to all the pretty girls.' I wonder where they got that toast." Brian Keith is one of those stage born and stage raised people. Back when he was born, his parents, both actors, were on tour with a play. In Bayonne, N.J., they had to stop for his arrival. For the first years of his life, he was carried around the country as they performed. "1 literally grew up in a he says. "Then they were divorced and I went to live with my mother's people in Washington state and Mon- tana. I divided my- time between there and New York where my father was acting. So I had the best "of both worlds." He did some acting as a boy but not much. He really gave his future little thought, until after a five year hitch in the Marines. CJOC-TV runner-up in award LONDON, Ont. (CP) Canadian television offers a greater range of programm- ing than anywhere else in the world, Murray Chercover, president and managing direc- tor of the CTV Television Network, said here at the Can Pro '75 Awards. Mr. Chercover was chairman of judges for the se- cond annual event a com- petition involving Canadian television programs produced by private stations across the country. "I've screened programs all over the world and I find that we are better serviced and that nowhere else can you find such a range and quality as you do in Canadian program- Mr. Chercover told about 100 Canadian broad- casters and film distributers attending the two day festival. French- and English language stations from across the country submitted 138 programs for viewing under four population categories in one of five areas children's series, entertainment series, entertainment special, infor- mation series and information special. CJOC-TV placed second in the entertainment special category with its program Priscilla Pringles Predicament. The winner was CFCL-TV, Timmins, Ont. Change hour for crime, sex shows "I was he says, "and I had no career. I worked in the Brooklyn Navy Yard, in New York's garment district, all over. 1 was making nothing. So I went back to acting I knew 1 could make more than the 80 cents an hour I'd been making in New York." TODAY 2 Performances Only at 2 and 8 RM. followed by- IN CELEBRATION (March 6) GALILEO (March 27) JACQUES BREL IS ALIVE AND WELL AND LIVING IN PARIS (May1) THE MAIDS (June 5) The American Film Thea- tre Season Tickets are still available at thelhea- tre box offices. Each film will be shown only two times: a matinee and one evening. Season Tickets Evenings. Matinees. Senior Citizen and Student Mat- Seats are unre- served; however seating is guaranteed. Most ma- jor credit cards accepted. Local A FT Thcutrei PARAMOUNT Individual perform- ance tickets will be available after Season Ticket holders are seated in theatres not sold out by Season Tickets. for Eve- nings. for Mat- inees. for Senior at Matinees.) WASHINGTON (AP) After weeks of heated debate, the United States' television industry's code board have agreed on a change in its TV code designed to keep sex and violence off TV during early evening hours, or at least warn viewers in advance of offensive material. The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) reported that the section of the code, agreed on at a closed meeting, says: "Entertainment pro- gramming inappropriate for viewing by a general fami- ly audience should not be broadcast during the first hour of network entertain- ment programming in prime time and in the immediate preceding hour. "In the occasional case when an entertainment program for this period is deemed to be inappropriate: for such an audience, ad- visories should be used to alert viewers." Night, network programm- ing starts at 8 p.m. in some time zones and 7 p.m. in others. The code board also said "advisories should be used when porgrams in later prime time periods contain material that might be disturbing to significant elements of the audience." All three networks and more than 60 per cent of United States television stations subscribe to the code. The proposal, to go into effect next September, must be approved by the association's board of direc- tors during the NAB conven- tion April 6 9. CBC Radio station has Eskimo boss OTTAWA (CP) Aimo Nookiguak, an Eskimo an- nouncer and producer with the "C northern service in Montreal, has been appointed station manager at the CBC's Frobisher Bay station, it was announced here. Mr. Nookiguak, the first full blooded Inuit to become a 'BC station manager, worked jn the distant early warning ine, was an interpreter for lie health department on an .rctic supply ship and an quipment operator at a Iran- port department Arctic air- nort before joining the CBC. Show Times THURSDAY SPECIAL: Cher, p.m., Ch. 13. Cher is joined by Elton John, Bette Midler and Flip Wilson in an hour concentrating on music. VARIETY: Carol Burnett, 8 p.m., Ch. 7. The Pointer Sisters and Tim Conway appear with Carol and the regulars. CRIME-DRAMA: Streets of San Francisco, 8 p.m., Ch. 11 and 9 p.m., Ch. 13. Karl Maiden and Michael Douglas star as a psy- chiatrist, trying to exploit a patient's criminal past, com- plicates an investigation of a rape-murder. DRAMA: The Waltons, 8 p.m., Ch. 9. Richard Thomas and Jon Walmsley star as Jason is introduced to classical music while his family insists he must enter the lumber business. CRIME-DRAMA: Harry O, 9 p.m., Ch. 11. and 10 p.m., Ch. 13., A deaf-mule has charges of murder and arson filed against him and he goes to David Janssen for help. INTERVIEW: Johnny Carson, p.m., Ch. 9. Mel Brooks is scheduled to appear on the program. DISCUSSION: Tomorrow, 12 midnight, Ch. 9. Tom Snyder hosts a series of discussions on divorce in America. PEPSI RADIO AND TV LISTINGS i listed by the Radio and Television stat CHEC 1090 FRIDAY Farm News News, Weather, Sports News. Wthr. Sports Grain Prices News. Weather. Sports News is 20 min. to tlie hour and 20 min. after CJOC 1220 Prone 1220 Sports Market Report Loral News World at Six News. Weather, Sports Hour of Information News and Grain Prices CHEC-FM 100.9 MONDAY thru FRIDAY p.m. Concie's Carousel Midnight Concerts Overtures and Encores CBR 1010 THURSDAY As It Happens Themes and Variations From the Capitals Five Nights a Week Jazz Radio Canada That Midnight Jazz FRIDAY Warm-Ups Calgary Eye Opener The World at Seven World at Eight Eye Opener HBC News This Country in the Morning Time Signal Radio Noon Your Forum School Broadcast Canadian Concert Hall World at Six A WINTER GAMES OPPORTUNITY "Cheaper By The Dozen" 12-10 oz. Pepsi or Diet Pepsi in a handy twelve pack carrier designed specifically for the Can- ada Winter Games period. Available only at your favorite participating service station. 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