Ratings race Highlights include a Hitchcock remake and the end of 'Dallas'

April 25, 1991|By Michael Hill

THE SWEEP MONTH of May means new episodes of series and a bunch of other highly promoted shows in addition to "Switched at Birth" and "Dinosaurs." Here are a few highlights:

Sunday: "Shadow of a Doubt" (CBS) Hallmark Hall of Fame re-make of 1943 Hitchcock classic with Mark Harmon and Diane Ladd.

May 3: "Dallas" (CBS) The venerable series that gave birth to the prime-time soap ends its run with a two-hour final episode.

May 5: "Night of the Hunter" (ABC) Richard Chamberlain takes over the Robert Mitchum role from the 1955 movie in another re-make.

May 5: "White Hot: The Mysterious Murder of Thelma Todd" (NBC) Loni Anderson stars in this scandal-tinged examination of the alleged suicide of a 1930s screen star.

May 12-13: "An Inconvenient Woman" (ABC) Dominick Dunne's novel inspires the month's second four-hour production, which stars Rebecca DeMornay with Peter Gallagher, Jason Robards and Jill Eikenberry.

May 13: "Robin Hood" (Fox) The fourth network gets the jump on the theatrical competition with its version of the man from Nottingham, starring Patrick Bergin.

May 19: "Our Sons" (ABC) Julie Andrews makes her TV movie debut, starring with Ann-Margret in this AIDS drama.

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