NEWS AT 12 {PILOT PROTOTYPE -- UNAIRED} (TV)

Summary

The unaired pilot in a comedy series about Danny Peterson, a twelve-year-old from New Jersey who hosts a news show from his bedroom covering events in his own life. In this episode, Danny -- on the brink of his twelfth birthday -- frets about the new problems that will arise in his life. Meanwhile, he begins investigating who in his house called a 900 number to speak to "naked woman" Barbi, costing his family $38. "Sneaker fever" grips Danny's school, with all students trying to get their parents to shell out $80 for shoes. Later, Danny wonders why no one has RSVP'ed to his birthday party, searching the school for answers. Also, dodgeball highlights and the five-day forecast are offered.

Details

  • NETWORK: FOX
  • DATE: May 7, 1991
  • RUNNING TIME: 0:23:28
  • COLOR/B&W: Color
  • CATALOG ID: B:31797
  • GENRE: Comedy
  • SUBJECT HEADING: Comedy
  • SERIES RUN:
  • COMMERCIALS:

CREDITS

    • Bill Persky … Executive Producer, Developed by, Director, Writer
    • Steven Haft … Executive Producer
    • George Barimo … Coordinating Producer
    • Anne Flett … Supervising Producer, Developed by, Writer
    • Chuck Ranberg … Supervising Producer, Developed by, Writer
    • Ivan Menchell … Co-Producer, Developed by, Writer
    • Gabe Kennedy … Associate Producer
    • Jan Hammer … Music by
    • Danny Gerard … Cast, Danny Peterson
    • Gary Basaraba … Cast, Mr. Peterson
    • Kristine Sutherland … Cast, Mrs. Peterson
    • Sam Gray … Cast, Grandpa
    • Jessica Prunell … Cast, Felice
    • Natasha Lyonne … Cast, Nina
    • Kristen Johnston … Cast, Gym teacher
    • Kristy Graves … Cast
    • Stephanie Lineburg … Cast
    • Seth Jerome Walker … Cast
    • Johnny Pinto … Cast
    • Chaz Shepherd … Cast
    • Monica Carr … Cast
    • Alexandra Feldon … Cast
    • Rick Colella … Cast
    • Frances Chaney … Cast
    • Mike Hodge … Cast
    • Rex Robbins … Cast
    • Sal Barone … Cast
    • Kathi Moss … Cast