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HBO Guide December 1987 - Page section : 002

Movies Page 6 Armed and Dangerous (CC) 22 Bette Midler 7 Better Off Dead (CC) 22 Big Wednesday 5 Bon Voyage, Charlie Brown 18 The Boss'Wife (CC) 8 Brighton Beach (CC) 4 Bugs Bunny/Road-Runner 4 Care Bears Movie II (CC) 19 Cheech & Chong's/Dreams 22 Coast to Coast 13 The Color Purple (CC) 4 Daffy Duck's Movie 22 Dark Forces 6 Fortress (CC) 18 The Godfather 18 The Godfather Part II 22 Hamburger (CC) 3 Heartbreak Ridge (CC) 17 Into the Homeland (CC) 21 Iron Eagle (CC) 22 Joshua Then and Now (CC) 19 Malibu Bikini Shop (CC) 14 The Money Pit (CC) 22 Ninja III The Domination 21 One More Saturday Night 21 Playing for Keeps 5 Santa Claus (CC) 7 Scanners 22 Slayground 22 Sloane 6 Solarbabies (CC) 22 Star Crystal 22 Strange Invaders (CC) 6 The Tender Age 12 Three Amigos (CC) 18 Under the Cherry Moon (CC) 22 Until September (CC) 22 Up the Academy Original Programs Page 5 Animation 19 Buddy Hackett 5 Christmas at Radio City 11 Comic Relief '87 Highlights 17 1st & Ten (CC) 18 The Gift of Life 22 HBO Cinema Workshop 19 HBO Comedy Hour Live: Robert Townsend 8 The Impossible Spy (CC) 18 New Year's Eve Comedy 8 Paul Reiser (CC) 19 Prince's Trust Rock Concert 18 Spalding Gray 18 Whoopi Goldberg Daytime on HBO 21 Bite the Bullet 20 Born Free 20 The Buddy Holly Story 20 The Caine Mutiny 20 Death on the Nile 20 Desperate Lives 20 Electric Dreams 20 Games Mother Never Taught You 20 Making Contact 20 My American Cousin 21 Oliver! (CC) 21 Why Me Sports 7 Boxing's Greatest Knockouts 7 Hagler vs. Leonard (CC) 19 Inside the NFL Family 4 HBO Family Shows 5 HBO Christmas Package Limited Plays* Alan King (CC)—12/13 Choke Canyon-12/5,9,18 The Hitchhiker-12/17 Last Resort-12/3,6,9 Billy Crystal-12/10 Lyle, Lyle Crocodile (CC) A-12/4,8 One Crazy Summer-12/1,4,7 Peggy Sue Got Married (CC)-12/3,6 Philip Marlowe (CC)—12/1,19 SpaceCamp-12/4,13 Spies Like Us (CC)-12/20,25 Touch and Go (CC)-12/2,5,8,14,17 * In most cases limited plays are described In last month's guide. (CC) Indicates programs that are closed-coptioned Indicates programs in stereo, where available Photo Credits: Page 7-All: Big Fights inc./HBO, Robinson and Jock: AP/Wide World. Page 17-lst& Ten: Coral Westwood. Page 19-NFL: Tony Tomsic Page 23-tyson. Will Hart. Please Note: Words of caution included before the ratings hove been abbreviated. AS Adult situations 8V Graphic violence AL Adult language N Nudity AH Adult humor BN Brief nudity V Violence SC Strang sexual content MV Mild violence R Rape n selected programs close-coptloned by the National Captioning Institute Registered service mark of the National Captioning Institute Used with permission. Special decoder needed. Oscar and Academy Award ore registered trade-marks and service marks of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. HBO reserves the right to make a schedule chonge or program substitution without notice Service, reception ond 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. The HBO Guide Is published monthly by Home Box Office Inc. 1100 Avenue of the Americas, New Ybrk. New fork 10036. Joseph J. Collins, President; Jeffrey I. Bewkes, Senior V.R, Finance: John S. Redpoth, Jr., Secretary. © 1987 Home Box Offlcft Inc All rights reserved. SATURDAYS THIS MONTH ON HBO * HEARTBREAK RIDGE ■On Location PAUL REISER: Out on a Whim DECEMBER 12 WHOOPI NIGHT ■THE COLOR PURPLE ■DIRECT FROM BROADWAY... WHOOPI GOLDBERG DECEMBER 19 ■THREE AMIGOS ■HBO COMEDY HOUR LIVE! ROBERT TOWNSEND DECEMBER 26 ■ HBO Pictures INTO THE HOMELAND EASTWOOD MARSHA MASON One of America's most popular actors directed and stars in this guts-and-glory tribute to the fighting men of the U.S. Armed Forces. Clint Eastwood plays Sergeant Tom Highway, a tough marine who knew hell in Korea and Vietnam. Now on his final tour of duty he's got to whip a sorry platoon of green recruits into battleworthy shape. His methods are harsh, but they pay off when the Marines invade Grenada. Marsha Mason co-stars as Highway's feisty ex-wife. (AL.V.BN) R-2:10. Dec. 5,11,17,22,28 (CC) A

HBO Guide December 1987 - Page section : 003

THE SURVIVAL SERIES SEABERT A different episode every Sunday morning right after FRAGGLE ROCK. lERflGGKElKCfiiKl See a different episode Sunday through Friday mornings! (CC) A The Battle of the Bison Forest A look at the last remnant of a primeval forest in Poland, where bison, wolves, boars, wild horses and elk still roam free. :49. Dec. 4,10,16,21,27,30 The Woman ^Who Willed a Miracle Cloris Leach-man stars as a woman who takes a severely retarded boy into her home. Her love helps him realize his genius as a pianist. :48. December 6,9,15,25,31 Live From Planet Earth Here's a variety show hosted by the funniest alien puppets in all of outer space! Featuring the juggling Flying Karamazov Brothers, singer Bobby McFerrin ('Round Midnight) and magicians Ed Alonzo and Vito Lupo. :30. Dec. 8,16,21,26 (CC) A Care Bears Movie II: A New Generation What's happening in the Kingdom of Caring? True Heart Bear and Noble Heart Horse set out to free a young girl from nasty Dark Heart. G-1:19. December 3,9,13,22,31 (CC) The Bugs Bunny/Road-Runner Movie "What's up Doc?" An uproarious cartoon cavalcade blending new and classic animation stars the world's most famous wabbit! G-1:23. Dec. 6,11,16,26 Daffy Duck’s Movies Fantastic Island Hot-tempered Daffy and his sidekick, Speedy Gonzalez, land on a tropical island where the wildest dreams can come true. G-1:18. Dec. 6,14,19,24,28 4 Christmas at Radio City Music Hall* A colorful salute to the season. With Leslie Uggams, Peggy Fleming, The Rockettes. :58. Dec. 12.16.21.24A The Nutcracker: A Fantasy on Ice Skating spectacular with Dorothy Hamill, Robin Cousins. 1:22. December 2,7,13,24 Tho Boronstaln Boars’ Christmas Tree The Berenstain Bears are looking for the perfect Christmas tree. :24. Dec. 2,10,24,28 (CC) Tho Trolls and tho Christmas Express Determined to sabotage Christmas, six trolls sneak into Santa's village. :25. Dec. 18 Santa Claus DUDLEY MOORE Adventures of Santa and mischievous elf Dudley Moore. (AL) PG-1:48. Dec 3, 8,12,20,23,25 (CC) A Santa Claus is a trademark of €> Calash Corporation, N.V. 1965. All Rights Reserved. Zlggy’s Gift What can Ziggy do on the day before Christmas to get into the holiday spirit? :24. Dec. 1,9,22,26 Emmot Otter’s Jug-Band Christmas’* An award-winning Christmas tale of love and generosity from Jim Henson. :49. Dec 14,19,22,25 Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas and MUPPET8 are trademarks of Henson Associates. Inc. The Bells of Fraggle Rock Gotoo starts to doubt the reality of the old myths and legends. :25. Dec. 21,23,25 (CC) Babar and Father Christmas King Babar the elephant looks for Father Christmas in the land of ice and snow. :25. Dec. 3,18,24,29 A The Amazing Mr. Blunden A kindly ghost visits two young children in their dingy London flat. G-1:39. December 3,17,20 BMX Bandits An action-packed adventure story about a trio of teenage bike racers. (MV) PG-1:31 Dec. 1,9,18,28 A Friend In Deed Will teenage Billie ever gain the self-confidence she longs for? Paul Sorvino stars. :26. Dec. 11,16,21,30 ‘nicker and the Horse Thief In gold rush-era California, a 12-year-old girl becomes friends with a Jewish boy. :45. Dec. 7,17,23,29 Bon Voyage, Charlie Brown (And Don*t Come Back!) The "Peanuts" gang finds fun and danger in a French chateau. They're really innocents abroad! G-1:16. Dec. 4,8,12,24,27,30 Animation: Cartoons, Computers and Beyond How has the art of animation changed over the years? A fascinating look at classic techniques and new computer methods. :24. December 4,9,19,28 5

HBO Guide December 1987 - Page section : 004

JOHN CANDY EUGENE LEVY These guys may be armed, but they're hardly dangerous! John Candy and Eugene levy star In this riotous comedy as two inept security guards out to stop the criminal mastermind responsible for a series of robberies. Robert Loggia. (ALMV, BN) PG-13; 1:27. Dec. 20,24,26,29 (CG) A LUKAS HAAS JAM! GERTZ Far in the future, water Is precious and] children are kept in concentration; camps. The only hope for freedom in the world is a group of kids who escape from] their camp in search of a mystical ball of energy. Charles Durning. (V) PG-13a 1:30. Dec. 4,12,16,22,25,27 (CC) A The Tender Age JOHN SAVAGE HBO Pictures: Fortress RACHEL WARD HBO Showcase: The Impossible Spy A teenager from a wealthy family Is heading for trouble. Nicki (Tracy Pollan) seems out of place with her tough friends. But she takes part in a burglary and ends up on probation. (AL,V,N) 1:43. Dec. 14,18,26,29 Raw courage and cunning are the sole weapons for a schoolteacher and her pupils when four masked strangers invade their schoolhouse in the Australian outback. (AS, ALV.BN) 1:28. December 6,10,23,28 (CC) A The gripping, true story of Elie Cohen, one of the most daring and successful spies of the 20th century! An Israeli accountant/he was recruited to work inside Syria. John Shea stars. 1:30. Dec. 2,8,11,13 (CC) 6 Scanners PATRICK McGOOHAN Better Off Dead JOHN CUSACK A scl-fi drama about people who can read minds, transmit brain waves and even kill by concentrating on their victims. Jennifer O'Neill. Directed by David Cronenberg (The Fly). (AL GV) R-1:43. Dec. 17,22,25,28 The course of true love is never smooth, but for this highschooler it's downright rocky. The girl of his dreams has just ditched him for a conceited ski jock. What's a guy to do?(AS,AiJPG-1:37. Dec. 1,5,9,17,20,25 (CC) Another chance to see the super fightl Last April, Marvin Hagler lost the WBC middleweight crown to Sugar Ray Leonard in a controversial split decision. Who really won? Decide for yourself! :59. Dec. 7,15,19 (CC) HOSTED BY MIKE TYSON AND LARRY MERCHANT It's the climax, the clincher —the knockout, perhaps the most dramatic moment in sports! Mike Tyson, the ring's newest KO king, looks at some spectacular finishes. See Sugar Ray Robinson nail Gene Fullmer with one perfect punch; All crush Sonny Liston for a controversial first-round win; Ike Williams batter a helpless Beau Jack.. .and more! Approx. 1:00. Dec 15,18,20,23,26 A 7

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JONATHAN SILVERMAN JUDITH IVEY BLYTHE DANNER Neil Simon takes a nostalgic look back at 1930s Brooklyn in this warm and witty comedy adapted from his Broadway hit. Sex and baseball are the main things on teenager Eugene Jerome's mind. He dreams of playing for the Yankees, and of seeing a naked woman, just once! "Brims with affection for the good old days" (N.Y. Dally News). (AS,AL) PG-13; 1:50. December 1,13,16,19,24,28 (CC) ON LOCATION ON A WHIM The co-star of the hit comedy. My Two Dads, makes his solo comedy debut on HBOI Paul Reiser tries to answer the burning question, "Can a stand-up comedian find the true meaning of life?" Look for cameos by Carrie Fisher, Elliott Gould, Teri Garr, Desi Arnaz, Jr., Woody Harrel-son, Carol Kane and others. Approx. 1:00. December 5,9,15,18,27,31 (CC) A 8 DECEMBER 1-6 TUE DEC 1 5:30 am ZIGGY'S GIFT p. 5 6:00 SEABERT “The Fur Factory" (:24) 6:30 FRAGGLE ROCK "The River of Life" (:25) 7:00 ELECTRIC DREAMS p. 20 8:45 BETTER OFF DEAD p. 7 10:30 BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS p. 8 12:30 pm SPALDING GRAY p.18 1:30 DEATH ON THE NILE p. 20 4:00 BMX BANDITS p. 5 5:30 ONE CRAZY SUMMER (PG-1:29) 7:00 BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS p. 8 9:00 COMIC RELIEF '87 HIGHLIGHTS p.ll 11:00 SPALDING GRAY p.18 12:05 am JOSHUA THEN AND NOW p. 22 2:06 PHILIP MARLOWE "Trouble Is My Business" (:49) 2:55 DARK FORCES p. 22 FRI DEC 4 5:30 am LYLE CROCODILE (:30) 6:00 SEABERT (:24) 6:30 FRAGGLE ROCK (:25) 7:00 CHARLIE BROWN p. 5 8:30 ANIMATION p. 5 9:00 SOLARBABIES p. 6 10:30 ELECTRIC DREAMS p. 20 12:30 pm i PRINCE'S TRUST p.19 1:30 ONE CRAZY SUMMER (PG-1:29) 3:00 THE SURVIVAL SERIES p. 4 4:00 LYLE, LYLE CROCODILE: THE MUSICAL (:30) 4:30 MAKING CONTACT p. 20 6:00 INSIDE THE NFL p.19 7:00 Double Feature Friday SPACECAMP (PG-1:47) 9:00 SOLARBABIES p. 6 10:30 ONE CRAZY SUMMER (PG-1:29) 12:05 an i PRINCE'S TRUST p.19 1:10 INSIDE THE NFL p.19 2:10 SLAYGROUND p. 22 3:45 DARK FORCES p. 22 WED DEC 2 6:00 am THE BERENSTAIN BEARS' CHRISTMAS TREE p. 5 6:30 FRA66LE ROCK "Beyond the Pond" (:25) 7:00 OLIVER! p. 21 9:30 AMERICA UNDERCOVER: THE GIFT OF LIFE p.18 10:30 GAMES MOTHER NEVER TAUGHT YOU p. 20 12:00 BITE THE BULLET p. 21 2:30 pm THE IMPOSSIBLE SPY p. 6 4:00 THE NUTCRACKER: A FANTASY ON ICE p. 5 5:30 STRANGE INVADERS p.22 7:00 TOUCH AND GO (R-l: 41) 8:00 1ST & TEN "Ernie's Last Quarter" p.17 9:30 1 ST & TEN "A Second Chance Once Removed" p.17 10:00 HBO SHOWCASE: THE IMPOSSIBLE SPY p. 6 11:35 BETTE MIDLER p. 22 1:10 am THE GODFATHER p.18 4:10 TOUCH AND GO (R-l :41) SUPER SATURDAY DEC 5 5:30 am STRANGE INVADERS p. 22 7:00 THE CAINE MUTINY p. 20 9:00 INSIDE THE NFL p.19 10:00 BIG WEDNESDAY p. 22 12:00 MY AMERICAN COUSIN p. 20 1:30 pm BETTER OFF DEAD p. 7 3:30 CHOKE CANYON (PG-1:31) 5:00 THE CAINE MUTINY p. 20 7:00 HBO Super Saturday HEARTBREAK RIDGE p. 3 9:15 ON LOCATION: PAUL REISER "Out on o Whim" p. 8 10:30 TOUCH AND GO (R-l :41) 12:15 am BETTE MIDLER: DIVINE MADNESS p. 22 1:50 CHEECH & CHONG'S NICE DREAMS p.19 3:20 HEARTBREAK RIDGE p. 3 THU DEC 3 6:00 am BABAR AND FATHER CHRISTMAS p. 5 6:30 FRAGGLE ROCK "Gone But Not Forgotten" (:25) 7:00 SANTA CLAUS p. 5 9:00 PEGGY SUE GOT MARRIED (PG13-1:43) 11:00 DESPERATE LIVES p. 20 1:00 pm BORN FREE p. 20 2:30 THE AMAZING MR. BLUNDEN p. 5 4:30 CARE BEARS MOVIE II: A NEW GENERATION p. 4 6:00 SANTA CLAUS p. 5 6:00 MALIBU BIKINI SHOP p.19 10:00 INSIDE THE NFL p.19 11:00 PEGGY SUE GOT MARRIED (PG13-1:43) 12:45 am THE GODFATHER PART II p.18 4:10 LAST RESORT (R-l: 19) SUN DEC 6 5:40 am DAFFY DUCK'S MOVIE p. 4 7:00 FRAGGLE ROCK "Ring Around the Rock" (:25) 7:30 SEABERT "The Ivory Hunters" (:24) 8:00 THE MONEY PIT p.14 9:30 COAST TO COAST p. 22 11:30 SPALDING GRAY p.18 12:30 pm PEGGY SUE GOT MARRIED (PG 13-1:43) 2:30 HBO FAMILY PLAYHOUSE: THE WOMAN WHO WILLED A MIRACLE p. 4 3:30 THE BUGS BUNNY/ ROAD-RUNNER MOVIE p. 4 5:00 DAFFY DUCK'S MOVIE p. 4 6:30 THE MONEY PIT p.14 8:00 Sunday Night Movie THE GODFATHER p.18 11:00 PEGGY SUE GOT MARRIED (PG13-1:43) 12:45 am LAST RESORT (R-l: 19) 2:10 UNTIL SEPTEMBER p. 22 3:50 FORTRESS p. 6 3C

HBO Guide December 1987 - Page section : 006

DECEMBER 7-10 MON DEC 7 5:30 am 6:30 7:00 9:00 9:30 11:00 1:30 pm 3:00 4:00 6:30 7:00 1:30 am 3:10 4:45 TUCKER/HORSE THIEF p. 5 FRAGGLE ROCK (:25) WHY ME? p. 21 HBO CINEMA WORKSHOP p. 22 ONE CRAZY SUMMER (PG-1:29) DEATH ON THE NILE p. 20 THE NUTCRACKER p. 5 TUCKER AND THE HORSE THIEF p. 5 OLIVER! p. 21 FRAGGLE ROCK ’’Inspector Red" (:25) WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING: MARVIN HAGLER VS. SUGAR RAY LEONARD p. 7 THE GODFATHER PART II p.18 COMIC RELIEF '87 HIGHLIGHTS p.11 STAR CRYSTAL p. 22 HBO SNEAK PREVIEW CINEMA WORKSHOP p. 22 WED DEC 9 5:40 am HBO FAMILY PLAYHOUSE p. 4 6:30 FRAGGLE ROCK "The Gorg Who Would Be King" (:25) 7:00 CARE BEARS MOVIE II p. 4 8:30 MAKING CONTACT p. 20 10:00 BETTER OFF DEAD p. 7 12:00 PAUL REISER p. 8 1:00 pm CHOKE CANYON (PG-1:31) 2:30 ANIMATION p. 5 3:00 ZIGGY'S GIFT p. 5 3:30 BMX BANDITS p. 5 5:00 UNDER THE CHERRY MOON p.18 7:00 BETTER OFF DEAD p. 7 9:00 1ST&TEN: GOING FOR BROKE “A Loaded Gun" p.17 9:30 1 ST & TEN "The Comeback Trail" p.17 10:00 HAMBURGER p. 22 11:35 NINJA III THE DOMINATION p.22 1:10 am LAST RESORT (R-1:19) 2:35 CHOKE CANYON (PG-1:31) 4:10 DARK FORCES p. 22 DOUBLE1 FEATURE FRIDAYS ON HBO SCIENCE FARE DECEMBER 4 | SpaceCamp I Solarbabies U.S. MALE DECEMBER 11 Heartbreak Ridge Iron Eagle ACADEMIA NUTS DECEMBER 18 BUp the Academy HHamburger: The Motion Picture CHASE SCENES DECEMBER 25 Three Amigos Spies Like Us TUE DEC 8 5:30 6:00 11:30 1:00 3:00 4:30 5:00 10:35 12:20 2:20 4:05 am LYLE CROCODILE (:30) SEABERT “The Ivory Hunters" (:24) FRAGGLE ROCK ’ The Honk of Honks" (:25) BORN FREE p. 20 SANTA CLAUS p. 5 PRINCE'S TRUST ALL-STAR ROCK CONCERT p.19 THE IMPOSSIBLE SPY p. 6 pm IRON EAGLE p. 21 MY AMERICAN COUSIN p.20 LIVE FROM PLANET EARTH p. 4 LYLE, LYLE CROCODILE: THE MUSICAL (:30) CHARLIE BROWN p. 5 SANTA CLAUS p. 5 HBO SHOWCASE: THE IMPOSSIBLE SPY p. 6 TOUCH AND GO (R-1:41) am IRON EAGLE p. 21 MALIBU BIKINI SHOP p.19 SLOANE p. 22 THU DEC 10 6:00 am THE BERENSTAIN BEARS' CHRISTMAS TREE p. 5 6:30 FRAGGLE ROCK "Change ot Address" (:25) 7:00 COAST TO COAST p. 22 9:00 SPALDING GRAY p.18 10:00 THE CAINE MUTINY p. 20 12:00 BUDDY HOLLY STORY p. 20 2:00 pm GAMES MOTHER NEVER TAUGHT YOU p. 20 3:30 THE SURVIVAL SERIES p. 4 4:30 STRANGE INVADERS p. 22 6:00 THE CAINE MUTINY p. 20 8:00 ONE MORE SATURDAY NIGHT p. 21 9:30 THE LOST MINUTES OF BILLY CRYSTAL (:29) 10:00 INSIDE THE NFL p.19 11:00 SPALDING GRAY p.18 12:05 am FORTRESS p. 6 1:35 BETTE MIDLER p. 22 3:10 BUDDY HACKETT II p.19 4:15 ONE MORE SATURDAY NIGHT p. 21 3C DECEMBER 11-15 FRI DEC 11 6:00 am SEABERT “The Ivory Hunters" (:24) 6:30 FRAGGLE ROCK "Beginnings" (:25) 7:00 HBO SHOWCASE: THE IMPOSSIBLE SPY p. 6 8:30 DESPERATE LIVES p. 20 10:30 IRON EAGLE p. 21 12:30 pm DEATH ON THE NILE p. 20 3:00 AMERICA UNDERCOVER: THE GIFT OF LIFE p.18 4:00 A FRIEND IN DEED p. 5 4:30 THE BUGS BUNNY/ ROAD-RUNNER MOVIE p 4 6:00 INSIDE THE NFL p.19 7:00 Double Feature Friday HEARTBREAK RIDGE p. 3 9:15 IRON EAGLE p. 21 11:15 THE GODFATHER p.18 2:15 am INSIDE THE NFL p.19 3:15 HEARTBREAK RIDGE p. 3 A special two-hour version of last month's superstar show to help America’s homeless. Harry Anderson, Billy Crystal, Paul Reiser, Paul Rodriguez, Whoopi Goldberg, Estelle Getty, Robin Williams and more! 2:00. Dec. 1,7,20,31 A SUPER SATURDAY DEC 12 5:30 am THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY p. 20 SOLARBABIES p. 6 INSIDE THE NFL p.19 BITE THE BULLET p. 21 pm BON VOYAGE, CHARLIE BROWN (AND DON'T COMEBACK!) p.5 SANTA CLAUS p. 5 CHRISTMAS AT RADIO CITY MUSIC HALL p. 5 THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY p. 20 HBO Super Saturday THE COLOR PURPLE p.13 DIRECT FROM BROADWAY.. WHOOPI GOLDBERG p 18 THE GODFATHER PART II p.18 am SLAYGROUND p. 22 SLOANE p. 22 2:30 4:05 SUN DEC 13 5:40 7:00 7:30 8:00 9:30 11:30 1:00 2:30 4:00 6:00 8:00 10:00 11:05 12:40 2:15 3:55 am MAKING CONTACT p. 20 FRAGGLE ROCK "Wembley and theGorgs" (:25) SEABERT "The Hunters' Blues" (:25) CARE BEARS MOVIE II: ANEW GENERATION p. 4 BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS p. 8 THE NUTCRACKER: A FANTASY ON ICE p. 5 pm BORN FREE p. 20 THE IMPOSSIBLE SPY p. 6 WHY ME? p. 21 SPACECAMP (PG-1:47) Sunday Night Movie BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS p. 8 ALAN KING (:59) HBO SHOWCASE: THE IMPOSSIBLE SPY p. 6 am HAMBURGER p. 22 STAR CRYSTAL p. 22 JOSHUA THEN/NOW p. 22 MON DEC 14 6:00 am SEABERT "The Saboteur" (:24) 6:30 FRAGGLE ROCK "Let the Water Run" (:25) 7:00 MY AMERICAN COUSIN p. 20 8:30 THE MONEY PIT p.14 10:00 PRINCE'S TRUST ALL-STAR ROCK CONCERT p.19 11:00 BIG WEDNESDAY p. 22 1:00 pm SPALDING GRAYp 18 2:00 ELECTRIC DREAMS p. 20 4:00 EMMET OTTER'S JUG-BAND CHRISTMAS p. 5 5:00 DAFFY DUCK'S MOVIE: FANTASTIC ISLAND p. 4 6:30 FRAGGLE ROCK "Let the Water Run" (:25) 7:00 THE MONEY PIT p.14 8:30 SPALDING GRAY: TERRORS OF PLEASURE p.18 0:30 MALIBU BIKINI SHOP p.19 11:15 THE TENDER AGE p. 6 1:00 am TOUCH AND GO (R-l:41) 2:45 THE GODFATHER p.18 TUE DEC 15 6:00 am SEABERT "Leopard Smugglers" (:23) 6:30 FRAGGLE ROCK “You Can't Do That Without a Har (:25) 7:00 STRANGE INVADERS p. 22 8:30 THE GIFT OF LIFE p.18 9:30 THE COLOR PURPLE p.13 12:15 pm DESPERATE LIVES

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They're macho! They're fearless! They're faking it! Three of today's biggest comics play a dippy trio of screen idols facing real-life desperados in this wild, wacky Western parody. Silent screen heroes Chevy Chase, Steve Martin and Martin Short think they've been summoned to a small Mexican village for a personal appearance. But the banditos are firing real bullets! Can the three nitwits outwit the bad guys and save the day-not to mention their own hides? Irresistible silliness directed by John Landis (Trading Places). (AL,MV) PG-1:43. December 19,23,25,29 (CC) i 12 Share the hope, the heartbreak and the joy of this acclaimed drama about a Southern black woman's fight for independence and self-respect. Directed by Steven Spielberg and nominated for eleven 1986 Oscars® including Best Picture, the film stars Whoopi Goldberg as Celie, an abused daughter forced to marry cruel widower Danny Glover. She travels a 40-year road rutted with sorrow but smoothed by unexpected love. "A compelling, powerfully acted, richly textured film of heartrending impact" (NY. Post). (AS,ALV) PG-13; 2:34. Dec. 12.15.21.24,27,30 (CC) A 13

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i am SEABERT ( 23) FRAGGLE ROCK “Thirty Minute Work Week" (:25) BUGS BUNNY MOVIE p. 4 PLAYING FOR KEEPS p. 21 BRIGHTON BEACH p. 8 i pm CHRISTMAS AT RADIO CITY MUSIC HALL p. 5 THE CAINE MUTINY p. 20 THE SURVIVAL SERIES p. 4 LIVE FROM PLANET EARTH p. 4 A FRIEND INDEED p. 5 SOLARBABIES p. 6 PLAYING FOR KEEPS p. 21 1ST&TEN “Illegal Use of Love" p.17 1ST &TEN “The Bulls Change Hands" p.17 BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS p. 8 STAR CRYSTAL p. 22 > am HBO SNEAK PREVIEW UNTIL SEPTEMBER p. 22 9:00 11:00 12:30 pm 2:15 4:00 6:00 8:00 10:00 11:00 1:15 am 3:00 3:30 TUCKER AND THE HORSE THIEF p. 5 SEABERT "Alpine Adventure" (:24) FRAGGLE ROCK “The Preach itication ot Convincing John" (:25) UNDER THE CHERRY MOON p.18 IRON EAGLE p. 21 THE MONEY PIT p.14 WHY ME? p. 21 THE AMAZING MR. BLUNDEN p. 5 BETTER OFF DEAD p. 7 IRON EAGLE p. 21 SCANNERS p. 7 INSIDE THE NFL p.19 HEARTBREAK RIDGE p. 3 TOUCH AND GO (R-l:41) THE HITCHHIKER "Man of Her Dreams" (-.25) JOSHUA THEN AND NOW p. 22 FRI DEC 18 5:30 am THE TROLLS AND THE CHRISTMAS EXPRESS p. 5 6:00 SEABERT "Rock 'n Rescue" (:24) 6:30 FRAGGLE ROCK "I Want to Be You" (:25) 7:00 BIG WEDNESDAY p. 22 9:00 CHOKE CANYON (PG-1:31) 10:30 BUDDY HOLLY STORY p. 20 12:30 pm BITE THE BULLET p. 21 3:00 BABAR AND FATHER CHRISTMAS p. 5 3:30 BMX BANDITS p. 5 5:00 BOXING'S GREATEST KNOCKOUTS p. 7 6:00 INSIDE THE NFL p.19 7:00 Double Feature Friday UP THE ACADEMY p. 22 8:30 HAMBURGER p. 22 10:00 PAUL REISER p. 8 11:60 ONE/SATURDAY NIGHT p. 21 12:35 am INSIDE THE NFL p.19 1:35 THE TENDER AGE p. 6 3:20 NINJA III p. 22 SUPER SATURDAY DEC 19 5:00 am EMMET OTTER’S JUG-BAND CHRISTMAS p. 5 6:00 PHILIP MARLOWE, PRIVATE EYE “Red Wind" (:49) 7:00 IRON EAGLE p. 21 9:00 INSIDE THE NFL p.19 10:00 THREE AMIGOS p.12 12:00 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING: MARVIN HAGLER VS. SUGAR RAY LEONARD p. 7 1:00 pm ANIMATION p. 5 1:30 DAFFY DUCK'S MOVIE p.4 3:00 DESPERATE LIVES p. 20 5:00 BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS p. 8 7:00 HBO Super Saturday THREE AMIGOS p.12 9:00 HBO COMEDY HOUR LIVE: ROBERT TOWNSEND p.19 10:00 MALIBU BIKINI SHOP p.19 11:45 PRINCE'S TRUST ALL-STAR ROCK CONCERT p.19 12:50 am IRON EAGLE p. 21 2:50 BRIGHTON BEACH p. 8 SUN DEC 20 5:00 am AMAZING MR. BLUNDEN p. 5 7:00 FRAGGLE ROCK "The Terrible Tunnel" (:25) 7:30 SEABERT "Iceberg Ahead" (:24) 6:00 PLAYING FOR KEEPS p. 21 10:00 ARMED AND DANGEROUS p. 6 11:30 SANTA CLAUS p. 5 1:30 pm BOXING'S GREATEST KNOCKOUTS p. 7 2:30 GAMES MOTHER NEVER TAUGHT YOU p. 20 4:00 BETTER OFF DEAD p. 7 6:00 SPIES LIKE US (PG-1:42) 6:00 Sunday Night Movie ARMED AND DANGEROUS p. 6 9:30 COMIC RELIEF '87 HIGHLIGHTS p.11 11:30 PLAYING FOR KEEPS p. 21 1:20 am CHEECH & CHONG'S NICE DREAMS p.19 2:50 BOXING'S GREATEST KNOCKOUTS p. 7 3:50 BETTER OFF DEAD p. 7 The Money PK TOM HANKS SHELLEY LONG In this hit comedy, a couple's dream house renovations turn their lives into a slapstick nightmare. With Alexander Godunov. (AS,AL) PG-1:31. Dec. 6,14, 17,23,26,31 (CC)a 14 3 DECEMBER 21-26 MON DEC 21 TUE DEC 22 WED DEC 23 5:30 om A FRIEND IN DEED p. 5 5:30 am ZIGGY'S GIFT p. 5 5:30 am BELLS OF FRAGGLE ROCK p. 6:00 SEABERT "The 6:00 SEABERT “The Sea 6:00 SEABERT “The Yeti" (:24) Unicorn" (:24) Otters" (:23) 6:30 FRAGGLE ROCK “Catch the 6:30 FRA66LE ROCK 6:30 FRAGGLE ROCK “Don't Cry Toil by the Tiger" (:24) "The Lost Treasure Over Spilt Milk?" (:25) 7:00 THREE AMIGOS p.12 of the Froggies" (:25) 7:00 SOLARBABIES p. 6 9:00 COAST TO COAST p. 22 7:00 CHRISTMAS AT RADIO 8:30 CARE BEARS MOVIE II: 11:00 GAMES MOTHER NEVER CITY MUSIC HALL p. 5 A NEW GENERATION p. 4 TAUGHT YOU p. 20 8:00 THE COLOR PURPLE p.13 10:00 BORN FREE p. 20 12:30 pm ELECTRIC DREAMS p. 20 11:00 UNDER/CHERRY MOON p.18 11:30 WHY ME? p. 21 2:30 TUCKER/HORSE THIEF p. 5 1:00 pm MAKING CONTACT p. 20 1:30 pm HBO CINEMA 3:30 THE MONEY PIT p.14 2:30 LIVE FROM WORKSHOP p. 22 5:00 THREE AMIGOS p.12 PLANET EARTH p. 4 2:00 EMMET OTTER'S JUG-BAND 7:00 SANTA CLAUS p. 5 3:00 THE SURVIVAL SERIES CHRISTMAS p. 5 9:00 1 ST & TEN “A Mutiny on "The Bottle ot the 3:00 THE CAINE MUTINY p. 20 the Bull Team" p.17 Bison Forest" p. 4 5:00 BIG WEDNESDAY p. 22 9:30 1ST & TEN "The Brink 4:00 BITE THE BULLET p. 21 7:00 SOLARBABIES p. 6 of Death" p.17 6:30 BELLS OF FRA66LE ROCK p. 5 8:30 HEARTBREAK RIDGE p. 3 10:00 BOXING'S GREATEST 7:00 THE COLOR PURPLE p.13 10:45 SCANNERS p. 7 KNOCKOUTS p. 7 10:00 SLAYGROUND p 22 12:30 am NINJA III 11:00 HAMBURGER p. 22 11:35 UP THE ACADEMY p. 22 THE DOMINATION p. 22 12:35 im FORTRESS p. 6 1:05 om BETTE MIDLER p. 22 2:05 HBO SNEAK PREVIEW 2:05 ONE MORE SATURDAY 2:40 SLOANE p 22 3:40 STAR CRYSTAL p. 22 NIGHT p. 21 4:15 WHOOPI GOLDBERG p.18 3:40 CHEECH & CHONG p.19 THU DEC 24 CHRISTMAS DAY SUPER SATURDAY DEC 26 5:30 am THE BERENSTAIN BEARS' 5:00 om HBO FAMILY PLAYHOUSE p. 4 6:00 am ZIGGY'S GIFT p. 5 CHRISTMAS TREE p. 5 6:00 SEABERT 6:30 DEATH ON THE NILE p. 20 6:00 SEABERT “Photo "Panda-Monium" (:23) 9:00 INSIDE THE NFL p.19 Set-Up" (:24) 6:30 THE BELLS OF

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DECEMBER 27-31 SUN DEC 27 5:00 om CINEMA WORKSHOP p. 22 9:30 SOLARBABIES p. 6 7:00 FRAGGLE ROCK "We Love You Wembley" (:25) 7:30 SEABERT “The Land of the Mayas" (:24) 8:00 CHARLIE BROWN p. 5 9:30 IRON EAGLE p. 21 11:30 THE SURVIVAL SERIES “The Battle of the Bison Forest" p. 4 12:30 pm BUDDY HOLLY STORY p. 20 2:30 PAUL REISER “Out on o Whim" p. 8 3:30 SOLARBABIES p. 6 9:19 THE COLOR PURPLE p.13 8:00 Sunday Night Movie IRON EAGLE p. 21 10:00 BETTE MIDLER: DIVINE MADNESS p. 22 11:39 MALIBU BIKINI SHOP p.19 1:20 am PAUL REISER p. 8 2:20 UP THE ACADEMY p. 22 3:90 NINJA III p. 22 WED DEC 30 9:10 am THE SURVIVAL SERIES “The Battle of the Bison Forest" p. 4 6:00 SEABERT “Deadly Plans" (:24) 8:30 FRAGGLE ROCK "Capture the Moon" (:25) 7:00 BON VOYAGE, CHARLIE BROWN p. 5 8:30 MY AMERICAN COUSIN p. 20 10:00 DESPERATE LIVES p. 20 11:49 WHY ME? p. 21 1:30 pm THE COLOR PURPLE p.13 4:30 A FRIEND IN DEED p. 5 9:00 IRON EAGLE p. 21 7:00 INTO THE HOMELAND p.l 7 9:00 1 ST & TEN: GOING FOR BROKE “Call for the Hall" p.17 9:30 HBO COMEDY HOUR LIVE: ROBERT TOWNSEND p.19 10:30 UP THE ACADEMY p. 22 12:00 THE COLOR PURPLE p.13 2:40 am HBO SNEAK PREVIEW MON DEC 28 9:30 am THE BERENSTAIN BEARS' CHRISTMAS TREE p. 5 6.00 SEABERT "Monkey Business" (:24) 8:30 FRAGGLE ROCK (:25) 7:00 DAFFY DUCK'S MOVIE p. 4 8:30 ANIMATION p. 5 9:00 BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS p. 8 11:00 THE CAINE MUTINY p. 20 1:00 pm GAMES MOTHER NEVER TAUGHT YOU p. 20 2:30 THE GIFT OF LIFE p.l 8 3:30 BMX BANDITS p. 5 9:00 BORN FREE p. 20 8:30 FRAGGLE ROCK "The Challenge" (:25) 7:00 FORTRESS p. 6 8:30 BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS p. 8 10:30 HEARTBREAK RIDGE p. 3 12:49 am INTO THE HOMELAND p.17 2:40 SCANNERS p. 7 4:29 HAMBURGER p. 22 TUE DEC 29 8:00 am SEABERT "Bungle in the Jungle" (:24) 8:30 FRAGGLE ROCK “1 Don't Care" (:25) 7:00 MAKING CONTACT p. 20 8:30 ARMED AND DANGEROUS p. 6 10:00 UNDER THE CHERRY MOON p.18 12:00 THREE AMIGOS p.l 2 2:00 pm BABAR AND FATHER CHRISTMAS p. 5 2:30 TUCKER AND THE HORSE THIEF p. 5 3:30 COAST TO COAST p. 22 9:19 PLAYING FOR KEEPS p. 21 7:00 THE BOSS' WIFE p.18 8:30 THREE AMIGOS p.12 10:30 ARMED AND DANGEROUS p. 6 12:00 THE TENDER AGE p. 6 1:49 am HBO SNEAK PREVIEW 3:39 SLAYGROUND p. 22 THU DEC 31 9:00 am HBO FAMILY PLAYHOUSE p. 4 I 8:00 SEABERT (:24) I 8:30 FRAGGLE ROCK "Marooned" (:25) 7:00 THE MONEY PIT p.14 8:30 DEATH ON THE NILE p. 20 11:00 OLIVER! p. 21 1:30 pm CARE BEARS MOVIE II p. 4 3:00 HBO FAMILY PLAYHOUSE. THE WOMAN WHO WILLED A MIRACLE p. 4 4:00 ELECTRIC DREAMS p. 20 8:00 INSIDE THE NFL p.19 7:00 COMIC RELIEF '87 HIGHLIGHTS p.11 9:00 PAUL REISER p. 8 10:00 ROSEANNE BARR SHOW (: 56) 11:00 BOB GOLDTHWAIT (: 54) 12:00 JERRY SEINFELD (: 53) 1:00 am SAM KINISON (:50) 2:00 PAUL RODRIGUEZ (: 59) 3:00 WOMEN OF THE NIGHT (: 56) 4:00 CHEECH & CHONG p.19 16 3C Two fathers, each locked in a violent struggle. For the life of a daughter, for the soul of a son... far from justice... in the heart of America. PICTURES jmm IT CAN HAPPEN HERE. POWERS BOOTHE C. THOMAS HOWELL An ex-cop's search for his missing daughter leads him to a white supremacist group operating in America's heartland. Powers Boothe stars as the desperate father, who infiltrates the group's headquarters to get close to its leader (Paul Le Mat). There he finds an unexpected ally—the man’s son (C. Thomas Howell), torn between loyalty to his father and his love for Boothe's daughter. (AL, V) 1:53. Dec. 26,28,30 (CC) A GOING FOR BROKE O.J. SIMPSON CALL FOR THE HALL Gritty, realistic comedy about football the way it really is. T.D. Parker is about to be inducted into the Football Hall of Fame. But who'll be his date for the ceremony? And will Jill Schrader trade Bubba Kincaid for a new running back? (AS.AL) :30. December 30 (CC) A Catch the first 8 episodes of "Going for Broke." Two each Wednesday: December 2,9,16,23.

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The Godfather Port II Three generations of the Corleone criminal dynasty. Six 1974 Oscars®, including Best Picture and Best Supporting Actor (Robert De Niro). (AL.GV) R-3:23. Dec. 3,7,12,15 On Location: Spalding Gray: Terrors of Pleasure Home is where the humor is when Gray recounts his real-life misadventures in buying his first house. 1:00. Dec. 1,6,10,14 (CC) A America Undercover: The Gift of Life This poignant documentary visits a hospital children's ward and observes how two families have learned to cope with chronically ill children. :49. Dec. 2,11,15,26,28 Direct From Broadway... Whoopi Goldberg Here's Whoopi's brilliant one-woman Broadway show. “A very special comedian" (Robin Williams). (ALAH) :59. Dec. 12,21,25/1 The Boss'Wife DANIEL STERN MARTIN MULL She has a merger in mind, but it isn't corporate. The man she's after is on the way up in her husband's company but can he stick to his own marriage vows without derailing his career? With Arielle Dombasle (Lace). Christopher Plummer. (AL.AH,N) R-1:23. Dec. 29 (CC) A The Godfather AL PACINO MARLON BRANDO This brutal, brilliant saga of an American Mafia family was nominated for ten Oscars® and won three, including Best Picture and Best Actor (Marlon Brando). (ALV) R-2:55. Dec. 2,6,11,14 The Godfather Part I —December 6 Part II—December 7 Under the Cherry Moon PRINCE Rock star Prince takes a new musical direction in a romantic fantasy that borrows the glitter of Hollywood's classic black-and-white romps. It's a stylish romance buoyed by Prince's own song score, including the hit single Kiss. (AS.AL. V) (BAA/) PG-13; 1:40. Dec. 9,17,21,29 (CC) A Mallbu Bikini Shop Two brothers inherit a beach house, a bikini boutique and a booming business in laughs. Giggles galore on the California shore. (AS.N) R-1:38. Dec. 3,8,14,19,27 (CC) On Location: Buddy Hackett II-On Stage at Caesars Atlantic City The unpredictable funnyman on stage in an evening of no-holds-barred, let-it-all-hang-out humor. (AL) :59. Dec. 10,26 A Cheech & Chong's Nice Dreams An ice cream truck dispenses goofy good humor when it's manned by Cheech and Chong! A dope deal leads to wild hijinks. (AL.AH.N) R-1:27. December 5,20,23,31 The Prlnctfs Trust All-Star Rock Concert Benefit concert with Phil Collins, Elton John, Paul McCartney, Tina Turner, Rod Stewart, Sting and others. :59. Dec. 4,8,14,19 A With the playoffs about to begin, teams are battling for division titles and wild card spots. How do players deal with the added pressure? L.A. Raider Todd Christensen's special feature "Player Diary," tells what it feels like down on the field. Dec. 3,4,5; 10,11,12; 17,18,19; 24,25,26; 31 Inside the NFL HBO SPORTS SERIES Where anything can happen and probably will... WEKT TdWMI! The director/star of Hollywood Shuffle shares the stage with some up-and-comers in an evening of comedy and music. Dec. 19 A and Dec. 30 A (CC) 19





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