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HBO Guide April 1988 - Page section : 002

April is National Cable Month All the Right Moves The Allnighter Band of the Hand Black Moon Rising (CC) Blake Edwards' 22 Vamp (CC) 21 Violets Are Blue (CC) 20 Wanted Dead or Alive (CC) 21 Weekend Warriors That's Life! (CC) 12 Blind Date (CC) 22 The Boy in Blue (CC) 17 Breaking Away (CC) 20 Clockwise (CC) 22 Codename: Wild Geese 19 Every Time We Say Goodbye 22 F/X (CC) 20 Flashpoint (CC) 22 Foxtrap 22 Game of Death 21 Hard Traveling 20 Heat 4 Honkytonk Man 13 Hoosiers (CC) 22 Jo Jo Dancer (CC) 4 Julia 21 Legend (CC) 5 MandeloHBO Comedy Hour: Live From London 14 HBO Showcase Festival (CC) 10 The Hitchhiker (CC) 17 Not Necessarily the News of the World 4 Second Prince's Trust All-Star Rock Concert 4 Tanner '88: For Real, Part 2 (CC) Sports 5 Championship Boxing (CC) Starling vs. Breland Chavez vs. Aguilar (LIVE) Daytime on HBO 6 The Corn Is Green 6 Dancing in the Dark 6 Finnegan Begin Again (CC) 6 Fire and Ice (CC) 6 Lies My Father Told Me 6 Like Normal People 7 Over the Edge 6 The Return of the Soldier 6 The Sea Wolves 7 Stalag 17 6 Treasure Island 7 Violation of Sarah McDavid Family 18 Adventures of Tom Sawyer 18 HBO Family Shows Limited Plays* About last night... (CC) A-4/22 All the Rivers Run (CC) Part 3-4/1 Part 4-4/2 American Justice-4/1 The Bible-4/3,8 Bob Goldthwait A-4/2 The Boy Who Could Fly (CC) A—4/4,9,12,15 Comic Relief '87 Highlights—4/23 84 Charing Cross Road (CC)—4/2 Ratboy (CC)—4/5,8 Tanner '88: For Real, Part 1 (CC)—4/7 Witchboard-4/2,5,10,14 * In some cases limited plays are described in last month's guide. (CC) indicates programs that are closed-captioned indicates programs in stereo, where available. Photo Credits: Pg. 5-Starling and Breland: F.O.S.; Chavez: Will Hart. Pg. 1-Stalag 17: Movie Still Archives Pg. 23-Olivia Newton-John. Ken Kragen. The HBO Guide is published monthly by Home Box Office, Inc. 1100 Avenue of the Americas, New 'fork, New York 10036. Joseph J. Collins, President, Jeffrey L. Bewkes, Senior V.P., Finance; John S. Redpath, Jr., Secretary. © 1988 Home Box Office, Inc. All rights reserved. Vietnam. The way it really was. * * rt ‘ * } - #, # AN HBO DOCUMENTARY FILM EVENT "Two resounding thumbs.up" SISKEL& EBERT Sunday, April 3 A very special night. The premiere of Hoosiers followed by Dear America. Documentaries don't get much more powerful or vivid than this... a heartwrenching experience THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER ‘This film should be mandatory viewing for who ever war was lamorous" VARIETY This is the definitive account of the Vietnam war as told In letters home from the men and women who fought there. Accompanied by authentic film footage and a sound track of songs of the era, the letters are read by such stars as Robert De Niro, Kathleen Turner and Robin Williams. Here's "the 'Nam" you've never seen before—unless you were there. 1:26. April 3,12,17,20,25,30 (CC) A 3

HBO Guide April 1988 - Page section : 008

SUPER SATURDAY APR 16 6:45 am PLATYPUS COVE p. 18 8:00 HONKYTONK MAN p. 4 10:00 BLIND DATE p. 12 11:45 THE ALLNIGHTER p. 7 1:30 pm HBO FAMILY PLAYHOUSE: WHICH MOTHER IS MINE? p. 18 2:30 SUMMER CAMP NIGHTMARE p. 21 4:00 OXFORD BLUES p. 4 6:00 BREAKING AWAY p. 17 8:00 HBO Super Saturday BLIND DATE p. 12 10:00 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING DOUBLEHEADER: Julio Cesar Chavez vs. Rodolfo Aguilar and Marlon Starling vs. Mark Breland (LIVE) p. 5 12:00 BAND OF THE HAND p. 22 2:00 am JO JO DANCER, YOUR LIFE IS CALLING p. 22 3:40 THE ALLNIGHTER p. 7 5:20 BEHIND THE SCENES p. 22 MON APR 18 7:00 am A STEP TOO SLOW p. 18 7:30 TOM SAWYER "Love at First Sight" p. 18 8:00 STALAG 17 p. 7 10:00 THAT/S.LIFEI p. 4 11:45 DANCINS IN THE DARK p. 6 1:30 pm SARAH MCDAVID p. 7 3:00 NOT NECESSARILY THE NEWS OF THE WORLD p. 17 4:00 NICE GIRLS DON'T EXPLODE p. 19 5:30 A STEP TOO SLOW p. 18 6:00 SWEET LIBERTY p. 5 8:00 BLAKE EDWARDS' THAT'S LIFE! p. 4 10:00 TANNER '88: FOR REAL, PART 2 p. 4 10:30 NOT NECESSARILY THE NEWS OF THE WORLD p. 17 11:30 SUMMER CAMP NIGHTMARE p. 21 1:05 am THE BOY IN BLUE p. 22 2:45 FLASHPOINT p. 20 4:20 VAMP p. 22 SHOW FESTIVAL S3 E EL An HBO Showcase drama every Tuesday night this month! APR 5 Control APR12 Yuri Nosenko, KGB APR 19 Half a Lifetime APR 26 Conspiracy: The Trial of the Chicago 8 TUE APR 19 6:00 am HEIDI p. 18 7:30 SEABERT "The Unicorn" p. 19 8:00 THE RETURN OF THE SOLDIER p. 6 10:00 TREASURE ISLAND p. 6 12:00 BLIND DATE p. 12 2:00 pm HOOSIERS p. 13 4:00 17 GOING ON NOWHERE p. 19 4:30 HEIDI p. 18 6:00 BEHIND THE SCENES p. 22 6:30 FIRE AND ICE p. 6 8:00 BLIND DATE p. 12 10:00 HBO SHOWCASE: HALF A LIFETIME p. 14 11:00 HOOSIERS p. 13 1:00 am SCANNERS p. 22 2:45 BAND OF THE HAND p. 22 4:40 ORDINARY PEOPLE p. 22 SUN APR 17 6:00 am SHORT CIRCUIT p. 15 8:00 TOM SAWYER "Love at First Sight" p. 18 8:30 SEABERT "The Unicorn" p. 19 9:00 LEGEND p. 21 10:30 EVERY TIME WE SAY GOODBYE p. 19 12:30 pm THE SEA WOLVES p. 6 2:30 "AND THE WINNER IS " p. 5 3:00 DEAR AMERICA p. 3 4:30 THE SURVIVAL SERIES p. 18 5:30 THE WRAITH p. 7 7:00 SHORT CIRCUIT p. 15 9:00 Sunday Night Movie EVERY TIME WE SAY GOODBYE p. 19 11:00 WILDCATS p. 21 12:50 am BLACK MOON RISING p. 17 2:35 CODENAME: WILD GEESE p. 22 4:20 DEAR AMERICA p. 3 5:50 DOWN/OUT IN AMERICA p. 5 WED APR 20 7:00 am BERENSTAIN BEARS p. 18 7:30 TOM SAWYER p. 18 8:00 HARD TRAVELING p. 21 10:00 DEAR AMERICA p. 3 11:30 MANDELA p. 5 2:00 pm "AND THE WINNER IS. ." p.5 2:30 EVERY TIME WE SAY GOODBYE p. 19 4:30 THE BERENSTAIN BEARS PLAY BALL p. 18 5:00 POLICE ACADEMY 4: CITIZENS ON PATROL p. 8 6:30 LEGEND p. 21 8:00 DEAR AMERICA: LETTERS HOME FROM VIETNAM p. 3 9:30 "AND THE WINNER IS. . " p.5 10:00 THE HITCHHIKER p. 10 10:30 JERRY SEINFELD p. 10 11:30 POLICE ACADEMY 4 p. 8 1:00 am ALL THE RIGHT MOVES p. 22 2:30 F/X p. 22 4:20 UP THE CREEK p. 22 THU APR 21 6:00 am PLATYPUS COVE p. 18 7:30 SEABERT "The Unicorn" p. 19 8:00 THE ALLNIGHTER p. 7 10:00 THE CORN IS GREEN p. 6 11:30 LIKE NORMAL PEOPLE p. 6 1:30 pm POLICE ACADEMY 3: BACK IN TRAINING p. 11 3:00 PLATYPUS COVE p. 18 4:30 SCHOOLBOY FATHER p. 19 5:30 CLOCKWISE p. 20 7:00 THE ALLNIGHTER p. 7 9:00 WEEKEND WARRIORS p. 21 10:30 NOT NECESSARILY THE NEWS OF THE WORLD p. 17 11:30 POLICE ACADEMY 3: BACK IN TRAINING p. 11 1:00 am JO JO DANCER, YOUR LIFE IS CALLING p. 22 2:40 CODENAME: WILD GEESE p. 22 4:25 NOT NECESSARILY THE NEWS OF THE WORLD p. 17 5:25 WEEKEND WARRIORS p. 21 | SUPER SATURDAY APR 23 SUN APR 24 6:00 7:30 9:30 12:00 2:00 2:30 4:00 6:00 FRI APR 22 12:00 2:00 3:40 5:25 am FIRE AND ICE p. 6 BLAKE EDWARDS' THAT'S LIFE! p.4 MANDELA p.5 SWEET LIBERTY p.5 pm 17 GOING ON NOWHERE p. 19 THE WRAITH p. 7 HOOSIERS p. 13 BLAKE EDWARDS' THAT'S LIFE! p. 4 HBO Super Saturday HEAT p. 20 COMIC RELIEF '87 HIGHLIGHTS (1:59) HOOSIERS p. 13 am STAND ALONE p. 22 SCANNERS p. 22 THE WRAITH p. 7 7:00 am THE FROG PRINCE p. 18 8:00 TOM SAWYER “Turning on the Charm" p. 18 8:30 SEABERT “The Sea Otters" p. 19 9:00 TREASURE ISLAND p. 6 11:00 LIKE NORMAL PEOPLE p. 6 1:00 pm NOT NECESSARILY THE NEWS OF THE WORLD p. 17 2:00 BLIND DATE p. 12 4:00 POLICE ACADEMY 3: BACK IN TRAINING p. 11 5:30 SUMMER CAMP NIGHTMARE p. 21 7:15 OXFORD BLUES p. 4 9:00 Sunday Night Movie SOMETHING WILD p. 7 11:00 TANNER'88: FOR REAL, PART 2 p.4 11:30 BLIND DATE p. 12 1:10 am WEEKEND WARRIORS p. 21 2:45 UP THE CREEK p. 22 4:25 SUMMER CAMP NIGHTMARE p. 21 Short Circuit STEVE GUTTENBERG ALLY SHEEDY A military weapons robot on the loose generates comedy mayhem in this sweet and sunny adventure. (ALMVjPG-'l:39. April 4,9,14,17,22,27 (CC) A 7:00 7:30 8:00 10:00 12:00 1:30 3:30 5:00 6:00 8:00 9:45 am HENRY'S CAT (Pt. 1) p. 18 TOM SAWYER "Love at First Sight" p. 18 DANCING IN THE DARK p.f BLIND DATE p. 12 VIOLETS ARE BLUE p. 21 pm THE RETURN OF THE SOLDIER p. 6 THE VIOLATION OF SARAH MCDAVID p. 7 THE SURVIVAL SERIES "Killers of the Plains" p. 18 SHORT CIRCUIT p. 15 Double Feature Friday BLIND DATE p. 12 "ABOUT LAST NIGHT . " (R-l:53) WILDCATS p. 21 am FLASHPOINT p. 20 GAME OF DEATH p

HBO Guide April 1988 - Page section : 010

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer A new animated series, exclusively on HBO, basea on the Mark Twain classic, TOM’S WILD PIG CHASE Tom plays hookey from school with Huck. :30. April 3,4,6,8 THE WHITEWASHING PARTY Tom has to parnt a fence. :30. April 10,11,13,15 LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT Tom falls in love with Becky Thatcher. : 30. April 17,18,20,22 TURNING ON THE CHARM Tom tries a love spell on Becky. :30. April 24,25,27,29 Platypus Cove An orphaned 16-year-oid is thrown into a difficult situation in this drama set on the coast of Australia. (MV) 1:13, April 4,16,21,26 Which Mother Is Mine After loving her foster family for six years, can teenage Alex go back to the mother who gave her up? :46. April 3,7,13,16,28 The Survival Series: Killers of the Plains The delicate—and dangerous—interplay between predators ana their prey is the subject of this documentary. :49, April 8,12,17,22,27 Heidi The timeless story of a young girl, her love for her grand-father and the mountains that are her home. Dubbed; 1:27. April 2,11,19,29 Henry’s Gat (Part 1) Dorn DeLuise provides the narration and all the voices for these delightfully tongue- The Frog Prince in-cheek animated tales. jim Henson's MUPPETS™ star ■21. April 1,6,14,22 in the story of a handsome prince who is cursed by a wickea witch. Exclusively on HBO. :51. April 1,5,11,24 © Henson Associates, Inc. 1971. KERMIT and MUPPETS are trademarks of Henson Associates, Inc. The Berenstain Bears Play Ball Papa Bear dreams of making his son a baseball star. But Brother Bear would rather have fun with his friends. 24. April 5,9,15,20,26 (CC) A Step Too Slow Can a high school basketball player learn to cope with criticism and rejection? Exclusively on HBO. :25, April 1,6,12,18,28,30 18 The Elmchanted Forest When Peter Palette settles under a magical elm tree in Fantasy Forest, he acquires some extraordinary powers. A delightful animated movie. 1:23. April 8,13,25,30 Schoolboy Father Can Charles (Rob Lowe) be a good father to his child? This drama explores the difficulties of teenage parent-hooa. :46. April 2,7,15,21,25 HBO PICTURES KRIS KRISTOFFERSON In this fast-paced Western adventure, an Indian fighter is called back into action when a religious fanatic goes on a rampage, kills a neighbor and kidnaps two young women. With Mark Moses (Platoon). (AL,V) 1:42. April 3,6,9,15 (CC) A 17 Going on Nowhere Emilio Estevez (Wisdom) stars in this sensitive coming-of-age drama as a teenager heaaed nowhere. :31. April 5,11,19,23,27 SEABERT ROCK ’N’ RESCUE :24 .April 3,5,7 ICEBERG AHEAD :24. April 10,12,14 THE UNICORN :24. April 17,19,21 THE SEA OTTERS :23. April 24,26,28 Nice Girls Don’t Explode In this daffy comedy, love is like a burning flame— literally!—for a baffled teen who’s too hot to handle. Every time April gets a crush on a boy, things around her start igniting and exploding! With Barbara Harris. (BA/J PG-1:22. April 2,6,14,18,26,29 & •7 Every Time We Say Goodbye TOM HANKS Two people share a forbidden love in this romantic WWII drama. Tom Hanks plays an American in Jerusalem who falls in love with a woman from a Jewish family. (AS.AL.BN) PG-13; 1:38. April 17,20,26,30

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When a Mideast terrorist rages across southern California, a former CIA agent is called in for the chase. Rutger Hauer plays the modern-day bounty hunter who has a personal score to settle with the vicious Malak Al Rahim (Gene Simmons), (ALGV) R-1:46. April 30 (CC) A In Las Vegas, nobody messes with the mob—but nobody told Nick Escalante. Burt Reynolds springs into action as a compulsive gambler who risks everything to help a beautiful friend. But who'll help him when the crime kings call for revenge? (AL,V) R-1:42. April 23,26,29 HBO Comedy Hour Live: George Carlin “What Am I Doing in New Jersey?” America's first and most outrageous counter-culture spokesman comes home to HBO for his first-ever live stand-up special. Approx. 1:00, April 8,11,14 A Flashpoint KRIS KRISTOFFERSON Two Texas border guards make a startling discovery. What secrets do a skeleton, a high-powered rifle and $800,000 in cash hold? With Treat Williams. (AL.V) R-1:30. April 6,9,14,18,22 (CC) Clockwise JOHN CLEESE There's always time for daffy British farce, especially when it stars Monty Python's John Cleese as a high school headmaster who's obsessed with time. (AS.AL) PG-1:32. April 4,10,13,21,29 (CC) 20 Summer Camp Nightmare Weekend Warriors VIC TAYBACK Wildcats GOLDIE HAWN Move over Knute Rockne —here comes Goldie! She's a football coach's sports-minded daughter who takes a coaching job at a tough inner-city school. Can she turn the losing team around? (AL.BN) R-1:46. April 9,13, 17,22,25,28 (CC) A Legend TOM CRUISE This epic fantasy pits Tom Cruise against a satanic lord. When the Lord of Darkness steals a young maid, Cruise is off on a dangerous quest, With Mia Sara. (V)PG-1:30. April 1,5,9,17,20 (CC) A What happens when counselors take over a summer camp? The rebellious teens don't like the tough new director at Camp North Pines, so when he pushes them too far, they lock him up. (AS.AL,V.R) PG-13; 1:28. April 7,16,18,24,27 Hard Traveling A widowed schoolteacher falls in love with an uneducated, charming drifter. But work is scarce, and it's all he can do to keep his new family together. (AS.AL, MV) PG-1:38 April 1,14,20,26 Call up the Reserves! It's a laugh attack! In 1961 Hollywood, a nutty assortment of show-biz types "serve" in the Air Force Reserve and their antics take aim at your funnybone. Wacky fun with Lloyd Bridges. (AL.N) R-1:29. April 21,24,29 Violets Are Blue SISSY SPACEK A romantic drama about high school sweethearts reunited after 15 years. What happens when love is rekindled between Sissy Spacek and Kevin Kline? (AS.BN) PG-13; 1:26. April 2,7,13,22,25 (CC) 21

HBO Guide April 1988 - Page section : 006

THU APR 7 [ 6:30 am SCHOOLBOY FATHER p. 19 7:30 SEABERT p. 19 8:00 SUMMER CAMP NIGHTMARE p. 21 9:30 BREAKING AWAY p. 17 11:30 THE WRAITH p. 7 1:00 pm AMERICA UNDERCOVER: DOWN/OUT IN AMERICA p. 5 2:00 SWEET LIBERTY p. 5 4:00 SCHOOLBOY FATHER p. 19 5:00 FAMILY PLAYHOUSE p. 18 6:00 VIOLETS ARE BLUE p. 21 7:30 SUMMER CAMP NIGHTMARE p. 21 9:00 THE WRAITH p. 7 10:30 ALL THE RIGHT MOVES p. 22 12:00 TANNER '88: FOR REAL, PART 1 (:30) 12:30 am STAND ALONE p. 22 2:10 BETTE MIDLER p. 17 3:15 THE NAKED FACE p. 22 5:05 TANNER '88: FOR REAL, PART 1 (:30) 5:35 DOWN/OUT IN AMERICA p 5 SUPER SATURDAY APR 9 1 6:00 am THE BERENSTAIN BEARS PLAY BALL p. 18 6:30 TREASURE ISLAND p. 6 8:30 THE BOY WHO COULD FLY (PG-1:48) 10:30 LEGEND 4). 21 12:00 THE TRACKER p. 19 2:00 pm LIKE NORMAL PEOPLE p 6 4:00 SHORT CIRCUIT p. 15 6:00 THE BOY WHO COULD FLY (PG-1:48) 8:00 HBO Super Saturday WILDCATS p. 21 10:00 NOT NECESSARILY THE NEWS OF THE WORLD p. 17 11:00 F/X p. 22 12:50 am FLASHPOINT p. 20 2:25 THE TRACKER p. 19 4:10 WILDCATS p. 21 A different episode every Wednesday night! The Hitchhiker When he appears, strange things happen. (AS,N)(CC) HIRED HELP :28, April 6 A MAN AT THE WINDOW :27. April 13 MURDEROUS FEELINGS :25 .April 20 VIDEODATE -.30. April27 FRI APR 6:35 am 7:30 8:00 9:30 10:00 11:30 2:30 pm 4:30 6:00 8:00 9:45 11:30 12:35 am 2:20 4:00 of the Plains" p. 18 TOM SAWYER "Tom's Wild Pig Chase" p. 18 THE CORN IS GREEN p. 6 "AND THE WINNER IS " p. 5 OVER THE EDGE p. 7 THE BIBLE IN THE BEGINNING (2:54) RATBOY (PG13-1:44) THE ELMCHANTED FOREST p. 19 HONKYTONK MAN p. 4 Double Feature Friday THE ALLNIGHTER p. 7 UP THE CREEK p. 22 HBO COMEDY HOUR LIVE: GEORGE CARLIN p. 20 SCANNERS p. 22 VAMP p. 22 CODENAME: WILD GEESE p. 22 SUN APR 10 On Location Specials APRIL 6 Women of the Night ^ APRIL 13 An Evening With Alan King at Carnegie Hall APRIL 20 Jerry Seinfeld—Stand-Up Confidential APRIL 27 Howie Mandel 9:00 11:00 1:10 2:50 4:40 am LIES MY FATHER TOLD ME p. 6 TOM SAWYER "Whitewashing Party” p. 18 SEABERT "Iceberg Ahead" p. 19 POLICE ACADEMY 4: CITIZENS ON PATROL p. 8 THE VIOLATION OF SARAH MCDAVID p 7 BLAKE EDWARDS' THAT'S LIFE! p. 4 pm STALAG 17 p. 7 CLOCKWISE p. 20 THE ALLNIGHTER p. 7 POLICE ACADEMY 4: CITIZENS ON PATROL p. 8 Sunday Night Movie BLAKE EDWARDS' THAT'S LIFE! p. 4 ORDINARY PEOPLE p. 22 am WITCHBOARD (R-138) THE NAKED FACE p. 22 FOXTRAP p. 22 10 3E MON APR 11 6:30 am THE FROG PRINCE p. 18 7:30 TOM SAWYER "Whitewashing Party" p. 18 8:00 THE WRAITH p. 7 9:30 17 GOING ON NOWHERE p. 19 10:00 POLICE ACADEMY 3 p. 11 11:30 THE CORN IS GREEN p. 6 1:00 pm THE RETURN OF THE SOLDIER p. 6 3:00 SECOND PRINCE'S TRUST ROCK CONCERT p. 4 4:00 HEIDI p. 18 5:30 OXFORD BLUES p.4 7:30 "AND THE WINNER IS " p. 5 8:00 THE WRAITH p. 7 9:30 POLICE ACADEMY 3: BACK IN TRAINING p. 11 11:00 SECOND PRINCE'S TRUST ROCK CONCERT p. 4 12:05 am BAND OF THE HAND p. 22 2:00 BLACK MOON RISING p. 17 3:45 GEORGE CARLIN p. 20 4:45 UP THE CREEK p. 22 TUE APR 12 STEVE GUTTENBERG The loony crimebusters face their toughest assignment: save their academy from being forced to close! (AS,AH,MV) PG-1:24. April 6,11,15,21,24,30 (CC) 6:30 7:30 8:00 10:00 11:30 1:30 2:30 4:30 5:30 6:00 8:00 9:30 11:30 12:30 2:10 3:40 5:20 am THE SURVIVAL SERIES p. 18 SEABERT p. 19 FINNEGAN BEGIN AGAIN p. 6 DEAR AMERICA p. 3 BOY/COULD FLY (PG-1:48) pm NOT NECESSARILY THE NEWS OF THE WORLD p. 17 HONKYTONK MAN p. 4 THE SURVIVAL SERIES p. 18 A STEP TOO SLOW p. 18 JULIA p. 4 DEAR AMERICA: LETTERS HOME FROM VIETNAM p. 3 TANNER '88: FOR REAL, PART 2 p 4 HBO SHOWCASE: YURI NOSENKO, KGB p. 14 NOT NECESSARILY THE NEWS OF THE WORLD p. 17 am VAMP p. 22 ALL THE RIGHT MOVES p. 22 THE BOY IN BLUE p. 22 TANNER '88: FOR REAL, PART 2 p 4 WED APR 13 6:00 7:30 8:00 9:30 11:30 1:00 3:00 5:00 6:00 8:00 10:00 am ELMCHANTED FOREST p. 19 TOM SAWYER "Whitewashing Party" p. 18 VIOLETS ARE BLUE p. 21 DANCING IN THE DARK p. 6 CLOCKWISE p. 20 pm BLAKE EDWARDS' THAT'S LIFE! p. 4 BREAKING AWAY p. 17 HBO FAMILY PLAYHOUSE: WHICH MOTHER IS MINE? p. 18 LIKE NORMAL PEOPLE p. 6 WILDCATS p. 21 THE HITCHHIKER "Man at the Window" p. 10 ON LOCATION: ALAN KING p. 10 BLAKE EDWARDS' THAT'S LIFE! p. 4 am SCANNERS p. 22 GAME OF DEATH p. 22 THE HITCHHIKER p. 10 STANDALONE p.22 THU APR 14 7:00 am HENRY'S CAT (Pt. 1) p. 18 7:30 SEABERT "Iceberg Ahead" p. 19 8:00 NICE GIRLS DON'T EXPLODE p. 19 9:30 SHORT CIRCUIT p. 15 11:30 HOOSIERS p. 13 1:30 pm THE SECOND ANNUAL PRINCE S TRUST ALL-STAR ROCK CONCERT p. 4 2:30 HARD TRAVELING p. 21 4:15 TREASURE ISLAND p. 6 6:00 OVER THE EDGE p. 7 7:30 NICE GIRLS DON'T EXPLODE p. 19 9:00 HOOSIERS p. 13 11:00 TANNER'88: FOR REAL, PART 2 p. 4 11:30 HBO COMEDY HOUR LIVE: GEORGE CARLIN p. 20 12:30 am BLACK MOON RISING p. 17 2:15 FLASHPOINT p. 20 3:50 WITCHBOARD (R-138) 5:30 TANNER'88, PART 2 p 4 FRI APR 15 6:00 am SCHOOLBOY FATHER p. 19 7:00 BERENSTAIN BEARS p. 18 7:30 TOM SAWYER "Whitewashing Party" p. 18 8:00 MANDELA p. 5 10:30 NOT NECESSARILY THE NEWS OF THE WORLD p. 17 11:30 POLICE ACADEMY 4 p. 8

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Part 2 Jack Tanner Is still on the campaign trail—and gaining. He finished fourth in New Hampshire and third on Super Tuesday—but now the media is taking a microscopic look at his personal life! A thought-provoking ana humorous look at the American political scene. :30, April 12,14,18,24,27 (CC) A Catch Tanner ’88 Part 1 April 7 HBO SPORTS EXCLUSIVE LIVE APRIL 16 WBA CHAMPION MARLON STARLING \ FORMER WBA CHAMPION / J MARK BRELAND / ■ — --------- Two terrific 12-rounders! —— ’ Fighter of the Year Julio Cesar Chavez defends his WBA LighP '— weight crown against #\ contender Rodolfo Aguilar. Also, Mark Breland tries to regain the WBA Welterweight title from Marlon Starling. Breland was aheaa on points last August when Starling nailed him. In tonight's rematch, his future ana reputation are on the line. r Honkytonk Man cunt eastwood A country musician dreams of making it to Nashville's Grand Ole Opry. Marty Robbins. (AS.AL.MV) PG-1:58. April 3,8,12,16,28 Julia JANE FONDA An acclaimed drama of friendship and courage. Vanessa Redgrave and Jason Robards won 1977 Supporting Actor Oscars.® (AS.AL.MV) PG-1:57. April 4,12,15,27 HBO World Stage: The Second Annual Prince's Ttust All-Star Rock Concert Benefit concert with George Harrison, Ringo Starr, Elton John, Eric Clapton, Phil Collins and others. :59. April 2,5,11,14 A WBA CHAMPION JULIO CESAR CHAVEZ WBA #1 RANKED CONTENDER f RODOLFO AGUILAR HBO Pictures: Mandela Danny Glover stars as Nelson Mandela, the heroic South African black lawyer. Alfre Woodard plays Mandela's wife, Winnie, (AL.MV) 2:15, April 15,20,23 (CC) A America Undercover: Down and Out in America This revealing look at what's happened to the American Dream won the 1986 Oscar® for Best Documentary. :57. April 4,7,17,22,26 UMTS LIFE! JACK LEMMON JULIE ANDREWS How does it feel to approach your 60th birthday? Don't ask Harvey Fairchild: he's going through anxiety at the thought! In this bittersweet comedy/drama, Jack Lemmon triggers personal and family crises when he can't accept the situation. (AS,AL) PG-13; 1:42. April 10,13,18,23,26,29 (CC) , Oxford Blues roblowe A Vegas parking attendant hustles his way into Oxford to be near a British bluebiooa. (AS,AL) PG-13; 1:37. Apr. 6,11,16,24,28 (CC) Sweet Liberty alanalda Summer madness strikes a town when a Hollywood film crew arrives to make an epic. (AS.AL.BN) PG-1:47. April 1,3,7,18,23 (CC) "And the Winner Is..." Jack Lemmon, Steven Spielberg, Anjelica Huston host a look at the Motion Picture Academy, :25, April 2,8,11,17,20,28 4 5

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APRIL 26-30 TUE APR 26 WED APR 27 7:00 am THE BERENSTAIN BEARS 7:00 am 17 GOING ON NOWHERE p. 19 PLAY BALL p. 18 7:30 TOM SAWYER "Turning on 7:30 SEABERT "The Sea the Charm" p. 18 Otters" p. 19 8:00 JULIA p.4 8:00 HARD TRAVELING p. 21 10:00 RETURN/THE SOLDIER p. 6 10:00 AMERICA UNDERCOVER: 12:00 SHORT CIRCUIT p. 15 DOWN/OUT IN AMERICA p. 5 2:00 pm OVER THE EDGE p. 7 11:00 EVERY TIME WE SAY 3:30 THE WRAITH p. 7 GOODBYE p. 19 5:00 17 GOING ON NOWHERE p. 19 1:00 pm BLAKE EDWARDS' 5:30 SURVIVAL SERIES "Killers THAT'S LIFE! p.4 of the Plains" p. 18 3:00 NICE GIRLS DON'T 6:30 SUMMER CAMP EXPLODE p. 19 NIGHTMARE p. 21 4:30 PLATYPUS COVE p. 18 8:00 SOMETHING WILD p. 7 6:00 STALAG 17 p. 7 10:00 THE HITCHHIKER 8:00 EVERY TIME WE SAY "Videodate" p. 10 GOODBYE p. 19 10:30 ON LOCATION: 10:00 HBO SHOWCASE: HOWIE MANDEL p. 10 CONSPIRACY p. 14 11:30 TANNER'88: 12:00 HEAT p. 20 FOR REAL, PART 2 p.4 1:45 am CODENAME: 12:00 THE WRAITH p. 7 WILD GEESE p. 22 1:30 am BAND OF THE HAND p. 22 3:30 JO JO DANCER p. 22 3:25 THE BOY IN BLUE p. 22 5:10 STAND ALONE p. 22 5:05 SOMETHING WILD p. 7 FRI APR 29 SUPER SATURDAY APR 30 6:00 am HEIDI p. 18 6:35 am THE ELMCHANTED 7:30 TOM SAWYER "Turning on FOREST p. 19 the Charm" p. 18 8:00 A STEP TOO SLOW p. 18 8:00 FIRE AND ICE p. 6 8:30 STALAG 17 p. 7 9:30 NICEJ3IRLS DON'T 10:30 THE SEA WOLVES p. 6 EXPLODE p. 19 12:30 pm BEHIND THE SCENES p. 22 11:00 LIES MY FATHER 1:00 POLICE ACADEMY 3: TOLD ME p. 6 BACK IN TRAINING p. 11 1:00 pm CLOCKWISE p. 20 2:30 FINNEGAN BEGIN AGAIN p. 6 2:30 BLAKE EDWARDS' 4:30 EVERY TIME WE SAY THAT'S LIFE! p.4 GOODBYE p. 19 4:30 HEIDI p. 18 6:30 DEAR AMERICA: LETTERS 6:00 HOOSIERS p. 13 HOME FROM VIETNAM p. 3 8:00 Double Feature Friday 8:00 HBO Super Saturday HEAT p. 20 WANTED DEAD OR 10:00 BLACK MOON RISING p. 17 ALIVE p. 20 11:45 WEEKEND WARRIORS p. 21 10:00 HBO COMEDY HOUR: 1:20 am ALL THE RIGHT LIVE FROM LONDON p. 17 MOVES p. 22 11:00 SOMETHING WILD p. 7 2:50 HOOSIERS p. 13 12:55 am UP THE CREEK p. 22 4:50 HEAT p. 20 2:35 THE NAKED FACE p. 22 4:25 WANTED DEAD OR ALIVE p. 20 THU APR 28 7:00 am 7:30 8:00 10:00 11:30 12:00 2:00 pm 4:00 5:00 5:30 7:00 9:00 10:30 12:10 am 2:00 3:50 A STEP TOO SLOW p. 18 SEABERT "The Sea Otters'' p. 19 BLIND DATE p. 12 POLICE ACADEMY 4: CITIZENS ON PATROL p. 8 "AND THE WINNER IS " p. 5 DANCING IN THE DARK p. 6 OXFORD BLUES p.4 HBO FAMILY PLAYHOUSE: WHICH MOTHER IS MINE? p. 18 A STEP TOO SLOW p. 18 THE VIOLATION OF SARAH MCDAVID p. 7 HONKYTONKMAN p.4 POLICE ACADEMY 4: CITIZENS ON PATROL p. 8 BLIND DATE p. 12 F/X p. 22 WILDCATS p. 21 HONKYTONKMAN p.4 Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) ratings explanation: 6: Suitable for general audiences. PG: Parental guidance suggested. PG-13: Parents are strongly cautioned to give special guidance for children under 13. R: Restricted Pieasa Note: Words of caution included before the ratings have been abbreviated. AS Adult situations OV Graphic violence AL Adult language N Nudity AH Adult humor BN Brief nudity V Violence SC Strong sexual content MV Mild violence R Rape Q ® Selected programs closed-captioned by the National Captioning Institute. Registered service mark of the National Captioning Institute. Used with permission. Special decoder needed. Oscar and Academy Award are registered trademarks and service marks of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. HBO reserves the right to make a schedule change or program substitution without notice. Service, reception and billing inquiries can be handled only by your local cable company or HBO affiliate. Home Box Office, HBO, On Location and Standing Room Only are trademarks and service marks of Home Box Office, Inc. 16 3E Where anything can happen and probably will! The show with the most spontaneous and exciting live comedy on television crosses the Atlantic to present the funniest young comedians since Monty Python. Breaking Away I Bette Midler’s I Black Moon Bising DENNIS QUAID I Mondo Beyondo I TOMMY LEE JONES Here's the delightful comedy/drama that won America's heart. A young would-be cycling champ dreams of Europe and pedals toward adulthood with gusto. (AS.AL) PG-1:41. April 3,7,13,16,25 (CC) Meet Italian TV personality Mondo Beyondo— a.k.a. Bette Midler—the brassiest host in television variety show history. And what a variety show she serves up! Approx. 1:00. April 1,7 (CC) A Good crooks and bad crooks play a dangerous game of cat and mouse in this nonstop action drama. With Linda Hamilton (Beauty and the Beast). (AL.V.BN) R-1:40. April 2,5,11,14,17,29 (CC) NOT NCtfSSARILy mE NEWS OF THE WORLD HBO COMEDY SPECIAL What's really happening in the world? The NNTN team brings you reports from almost everywhere. From Rio to Reykjavik, Moscow to Managua, and points in between, they give you the real lowdown on world events... more or less. Approx. 1:00. April 9,12,15,18,21,24 A 17

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STEVE GUTTENBERG Yes, the boobs in blue are back, bringing law and a lot of disorder to their beat. Now they're trying to start a neighborhood patrol, training teenage skateboarders, little old ladies and minor offenaers as volunteer aides. Crime fighting may never be the same! Steve Gutten-berg leads the pack as the likable Mahoney. (AL) PG-1:27. April 2,5,10,15,20,28 (CC) ...... , APRIL 2 BOB GOLDTHWAIT NIGHT i POLICE ACADEMY 4 i On Location: BOB GOLDTHWAIT APRIL 9 | ■ WILDCATS ■ NOT NECESSARILY THE NEWS OF THE WORLD APRIL 16 ■ BLIND DATE ■ CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING DOUBLEHEADER APRIL 23 ■HEAT ■ COMIC RELIEF® '87 HIGHLIGHTS APRIL 30 ■ WANTED DEAD OR ALIVE ■ HBO Comedy Hour: LIVE FROM LONDON ACTION PACK APRIL 1 American Justice Band of the Hand POUCE ACADEMY NIGHT APRIL 15 I Police Academy 3: Back in Training i Police Academy 4: Citizens on Fdtrol DOUBLE DATE APRIL 22 I Blind Date i 'About last night..." Q Comic Relief is a registered trademark of Gary Thison. FRI APR 1 SUPER SATURDAY APR 2 SUN APR 3 6:10 am THE FROG PRINCE p. 18 6:00 am HEIDI p. 18 6:00 am SWEET LIBERTY p. 5 7:00 HENRY’S CAT (Pt. 1) p. 18 7:30 SCHOOLBOY FATHER p. 19 8:00 TOM SAWYER "Tom's Wild 7:30 A STEP TOO SLOW p. 18 8:30 OVER THE EDGE p. 7 Pig Chase" p. 18 8:00 SWEET LIBERTY p. 5 10:00 POLICE ACADEMY 4 p. 8 8:30 SEABERT "Rock TV 10:00 HARD TRAVELING p. 21 11:30 "AND THE WINNER Rescue" p. 19 12:00 ALL THE RIVERS RUN IS..." p. 5 9:00 HONKYTONKMAN p. 4 (Part 3) (1:41) 12:00 ALL THE RIVERS RUN 11:00 THE BIBLE IN THE 2:00 pm LIKE NORMAL PEOPLE p. 6 (Part 4) (1:38) BEGINNING . (2:54) 4:00 A STEP TOO SLOW p. 18 2:00 pm 84 CHARING CROSS ROAD 2:00 pm BREAKING AWAY p 17 4:30 FINNEGAN BEGIN AGAIN p. 6 (PG-1:39) 4:00 HBO FAMILY PLAYHOUSE: 6:30 LEGEND p. 21 4:00 VIOLETS ARE BLUE p. 21 WHICH MOTHER IS 8:00 Double Feature Friday 5:30 SECOND PRINCE'S TRUST MINE? p. 18 AMERICAN JUSTICE ROCK CONCERT p. 4 5:00 SWEET LIBERTY p. 5 (R-l:36) 6:30 NICE GIRLS DON'T 7:00 Sunday Night Movie 9:45 BAND OF THE HAND p. 22 EXPLODE p. 19 HOOSIERS p. 13 11:40 BETTE MIDLER'S 8:00 HBO Super Saturday 9:00 DEAR AMERICA: LETTERS MONDO BEYONDO p. 17 POLICE ACADEMY 4: HOME FROM VIETNAM p. 3 12:45 am THE NAKED FACE p. 22 CITIZENS ON PATROL p. 8 10:30 THE TRACKER p. 19 2:35 JO JO DANCER, YOUR LIFE 9:30 BOB GOLDTHWAIT (:54) 12:15 am THE BOY IN BLUE p 22 IS CALLING p. 22 10:30 BLACK MOON RISING p. 17 1:55 BAND OF THE HAND p 22 4:15 AMERICAN JUSTICE 12:25 am WITCHBOARD (R-138) 3:50 HOOSIERS p. 13 (R-136) 2:05 VAMP p. 22 3:45 SECOND PRINCE'S TRUST ROCK CONCERT p. 4 MON APR 4 TUE APR 5 WED APR 6 6:00 am PLATYPUS COVE p. 18 6:00 am THE FROG PRINCE p. 18 7:00 am HENRY'S CAT (Pt. 1) p 18 7:30 TOM SAWYER "Tom's Wild 7:00 THE BERENSTAIN BEARS 7:30 TOM SAWYER “Tom’s Wild Pig Chase" p. 18 PLAY BALL p. 18 Pig Chase” p. 18 8:00 SHORT CIRCUIT p. 15 7:30 SEABERT "Rock 'n' 8:00 OXFORD BLUES p. 4 10:00 JULIA p. 4 Rescue" p. 19 10:00 NICE GIRLS DON’T 12:00 FIRE AND ICE p. 6 8:00 THE VIOLATION OF EXPLODE p. 19 1:30 pm THE BOY WHO COULD SARAH MCDAVID p. 7 11:30 THE TRACKER p. 19 FLY (PG-1:48) 9:30 LEGEND p. 21 1:30 pm STALAG 17 p. 7 3:30 PLATYPUS COVE p. 18 11:00 RATBOY (PG13-1:44) 3:30 A STEP TOO SLOW p. 18 4:45 TREASURE ISLAND p. 6 1:00 pm LIES/FATHER TOLD ME p. 6 4:00 POLICE ACADEMY 3: 6:30 CLOCKWISE p. 20 3:00 POLICE ACADEMY 4 p. 8 BACK IN TRAINING p. 11 8:00 SHORT CIRCUIT p. 15 4:30 SECOND PRINCE S TRUST 5:30 BEHIND THE SCENES p. 22 10:00 THE BOY WHO COULD ROCK CONCERT p 4 6:00 FINNEGAN BEGIN AGAIN p. 6 I FLY (PG-148) 5:30 17 GOING ON NOWHERE p. 19 8:00 THE TRACKER p. 19 11:50 ALL THE RIGHT 6:00 THE SEA WOLVES p. 6 10:00 THE HITCHHIKER MOVES p. 22 8:00 F/X p. 22 "Hired Help" p. 10 1:20 am CODENAME: 10:00 HBO SHOWCASE: 10:30 ON LOCATION: WILD GEESE p. 22 CONTROL p 14 WOMEN OF THE NIGHT p. 10 3:05 FOXTRAP p. 22 11:30 POLICE ACADEMY 4: 11:30 JO JO DANCER, YOUR LIFE 4:40 AMERICA UNDERCOVER: CITIZENS ON PATROL p. 8 IS CALLING p 22 DOWN AND OUT IN 1:00 am BLACK MOON RISING p. 17 1:10 am ORDINARY PEOPLE p. 22 AMERICA p. 5 2:45 WITCHBOARD (R-l:38) 3:20 FLASHPOINT p. 20 4:25 SECOND PRINCE'S TRUST 4:55 POLICE ACADEMY 3: ROCK CONCERT p. 4 BACK IN TRAINING p. 11 Daylight Saving Time starts April 3. 9

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r DAY TI M IE O The Return of the Soldier Alan Bates and Julie Christie star in this moving romantic drama set in World War I England, With Glenda Jackson and Ann-Margret, (AS.AL) 1:42. April 11,19,22,27 Treasure Island Buried treasure and a far-off island draw young Jim Hawkins into thrilling adventure, Orson Welles plays Long John Silver. G-1:35. April 4,9,14,19,24 The Corn Is Green Katharine Hepburn stars as a teacher determined to transform a poor but gifted student into an Oxford-caliber scholar. George Cukor directed this classic drama. 1:33. April 8,11,21 Dancing In the Dark A compelling movie about a husband's infidelity and the shattering effect it has on the wife who thought shed created the "perfect" marriage, (AS.AL.BN) PG-13; 1:39. April 13,18,22,28 Like Normal People Should a young retarded couple be allowed to marry? Shaun Cassidy and Linda Purl star in this drama based on a true story. Hope Lange, (AS) 1:37, April 1,9,13,21,24 Finnegan Begin Again HBO Pictures A comedy with heart! Robert Preston, Mary Tyler Moore in "the best and most serious comedy ever made for cable television" (Washington Post). (AS.AL) 1:54. Apr. 1,6,12,25,30 (CC) Fire and Ice See some of the most spectacular skiing sequences ever filmed in this movie about a ski bum's trip from New York to Aspen. Narrated by John Denver. (AS) PG-1:24. April 4,19,23,29 (CC) A The Sea Wolves A group of British war veterans are called back into action in this factual WWII adventure. Gregory Peck leads the team, (AS.ALMBN) PG-2:00. April 5,17,25,30 Lies My Father Told Me Conflict erupts in a 1920s Jewish family as a boy is torn between his modern-thinking father and tradition-minded grandfather. (AL) PG-1:42. April 5,10,29 6 l-l 13 O Stalag 17 William Holden won the 1953 Oscar® as Best Actor for his role in this hard-hitting comedy/drama about life in a WWII German POW camp, Billy Wilder directed. B/W; 1:57. April 6,10,18,26,30 Over the Edge Violence erupts in a middle-class California community as alienated teenagers lay siege to the high school. With Matt Dillon. (ALV) PG-1:31 April 2,8,14,27 The Violation off Sarah McDavid Why would an administrator cover up a classroom assault in his high school? A fact-based drama with Patty Duke Astin, Ned Beatty. (AS,V) 1:31 April 5,10,18,22,28 The Wraith CHARLIE SHEEN In this turbo-charged action horror tale, a gang of hotrod killers are menaced by an eerie black racing machine. Who—or what—is leading the thugs to a fiery death? Speedy, supernatural thrills with Griffin O'Neal, Clint Howard and Randy Quaid, (AS.AL,V) PG-13; 1:28. April 7,11,17,23,27 A The Allnighter SUSANNA HOFFS A romp about three coeds living it up on graduation eve. It's a frenzy of beer, bikinis and boys as the threesome end college on a high note. With a sound track by Mike and the Mechanics and Timbuc 3. (AS.AL) PG-13; 1:35. April 8,10,16,21 A Something Wild JEFF DANIELS MELANIE GRIFFITH In this mix of laughs, adventure and suspense, a proper businessman is picked up by a very improper girl. They share love and larceny until her menacing husband comes on the scene. (AL.V.N) R-1:53. April 24,27,30 (CC) A





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