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TV's Best & Worst June 20, 1989
SOAP OPERA DIGEST PRESENTS
TV's Best & Worst
June 20, 1989

That Was The Season That Was - In-depth article, Full-Page Photo of Lonesome Dove co-stars
Tommy Lee Jones & Robert Duvall

Individual articles and large candid photos featuring

Best Moonlighters: Moonlighting
Cybill Shepherd & Bruce Willis
Most Promising New Hunk: TV 101
Sam Robards

Most Unconvincing Murder: Murder, She Wrote
Angela Lansbury
Best Case of Art Imitating Life: In The Heat Of The Night
Harold Rollins Jr.

Most Unexciting Moment In TV: Thirtysomething
Ken Olin & Mel Harris
Best New Face: L.A. Law
Michelle Greene

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Best Soul-Kiss of The Year: Beauty & The Beast
Linda Hamilton & Ron Perlman
Best Memory-Prodder: Tour Of Duty
Dan Gauthier & Terence Knox

Best Brain-Drain Plugger: MacGyver
Richard Dean Anderson
Best Male-Bonding Story: Wiseguy
Ken Wahl & Ray Sharkey

Best To Go Under Cover With: The Equalizer
Edward Woodward
Best Role Model For A Lover: Spenser: For Hire
Robert Ulrich

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Best Boston 'Tease' Party In Over 200 Years: The Law & Harry McGraw
Jerry Orbach & Barbara Babcock
Best Mind-Blowing Story: Miami Vice
Don Johnson

Best Gay Story: Heartbeat
Gail Strickland & Gina Hecht
Best Un-Aired Story, Stopping The "Victim Syndrome" - Hunter
Fred Dryer & Stephanie Kramer

Best Go-Get-One-For-Me Guy - Columbo
Peter Falk
Best Movie: A&E's Race For The Double Helix
Tim-Pigott Smith & Jeff Goldblum

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Worst Comedy Series: Showtime's Garry Shandling
Garry Shandling
Best Love Triangle - WWF Wrestling
Randy Savage, Elizabeth & Hulk Hogan

Best Wedding: Patch & Kayla - Days Of Our Lives
Stephen Nichols & Mary Beth Evans
Worst Matched Couple: Mike & April - Days Of Our Lives
Michael Weiss & Lisa Howard

Best Passionate Scene: Josh & Reva in Venezuela - Guiding Light
Robert Newman & Kim Zimmer
Worst Motivation To Get Married: Victor & Leanna - The Young & The Restless
Eric Braeden & Barbara Crampton

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Worst Way To Get A Man's Attention: Lisa's Incarceration of Brad on Y&R
Don Diamont
Worst Sibling Rivalry: Ridge & Thorne - The Bold & The Beautiful
Ronn Moss & Clayton Norcross

Best Show: Santa Barbara
Lane Davies, Robin Mattson, Marcy Walker & A Martinez
Best Villain: Jack Deveraux - Days Of Our Lives
Matthew Ashford

Best Amnesiac: Travis Montgomery - All My Children
Larkin Malloy
Best Use Of Sarcasm In Daytime: Lucinda Dixon - As The World Turns
Elizabeth Hubbard

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Best Actress: Who's The Boss?
Judith Light
Least Appealing Kids: Roseanne
Sara Gilbert, Lecy Goranson & Michael Fishman

Best Comedy Series: The Wonder Years
Fred Savage, Dan Lauria, Jason Harvey, Olivia D'Abo & Alley Mills
Most Enduring Comedy Series: Cheers
Ted Danson, Woody Harrelson, John Ratzenberger, Kirstie Alley & Rhea Perlman

Most Overrated Comedy Series: Designing Women
Annie Potts, Dixie Carter, Jean Smart & Delta Burke
Best Actor: Cheers
Ted Danson

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Blandest Series: The Hogan Family
Sandy Duncan, Josh Taylor, Jeremy Light, Jason Bateman & Danny Ponce
Best Supporting Actor: Cheers
Woody Harrelson

Best Supporting Actress: Newhart
Julia Duffy
Best Newcomers: Dear John and Roseanne
Jere Burn and John Goodman

Most Appealing Kids: The Cosby Show
Malcolm Jamal Warner, Tempestt Bledsoe, Keshia Knight Pullam full-page photo
Best Offscreen Scandal: Growing Pains and The Playboy Centerfold
Kirk Cameron

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Worst Love Scene: Dynasty - Jeff and Fallon
John James & Emma Samms
Best May-December Romance: Knots Landing - Paige and Greg
Nicollette Sheridan & William Devane

Most Well-Deserved Divorce: Dallas - J.R. and Sue Ellen
Larry Hagman & Linda Gray
Most Interesting Character In An Otherwise Lifeless Show: Adam of Dynasty
Gordon Thomson

Best Hostess With The Mostest: Wheel Of Fortune
Vanna White
Best Brainy Host: Jeopardy
Alex Trebek

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Interview with the star of Hooperman, John Ritter
4-pages; 2 large candid photos

Interview with host of The Jim Henson Hour, Jim Henson
4-pages; Full-Page Photo and additional photo

Interview with the star of Roseanne, Roseanne Barr
4-pages; Full-Page Photo, additional photo & A Cover Shot

Interview with Nightcourt executive producer, Reinhold Weege
4-pages; Full-Page Photo of the cast featuring
Harry Anderson, John Larroquette, Markie Post, Marsha Warfield,
Charlie Robinson
and Richard Moll

Interview with the cast of Thirtysomething
3-pages; large candid inset photo of cast and roundtable interview including
Timothy Busfield, Patricia Wettig, Peter Horton, Mel Harris,
Ken Olin, Polly Draper
and Melanie Mayron

Interview with Monty Python star, Eric Idle
3-pages; huge candid inset photo with the cast of Nearly Departed

Interview with Fred Savage of The Wonder Years
3-pages; Large Candid Inset Photo with co-stars
Josh Saviano & Danica McKellar

Interview with Anything But Love star, Jamie Lee Curtis
3-pages; Large Candid Inset Photo with co-star Richard Lewis

Interview with Cheers star, Kirstie Alley
5-pages; 2 near Full-Page Photos, one with co-star Ted Danson
Another with husband Parker Stevenson

... AND MUCH MORE!!!!


98-pages in VERY GOOD condition with no missing pages or rips or creases.





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