IN A NEW LIGHT: SEX UNPLUGGED (TV)

Summary

This special aims to open up the gateways of conversation between parents and teenagers about the subject of sex. Highlights of this program include the following segments: clips from the soap opera "General Hospital," which includes behind-the-scenes footage of how romance is made perfect on television; a visit with a young woman who discovered that her longtime boyfriend had been unfaithful to her; a conversation between New York students and actress/dancer Rosie Perez about sex and AIDS; comments by former Surgeon General, C. Everett Koop, about having to be the one to talk openly about AIDS; a discussion by a teenager from Oregon about her promiscuity and her recent discovery that she is HIV positive; footage of teen leaders in Georgia encouraging abstinence; footage of a young woman receiving the results of her HIV test; footage of teenage girl from Oregon and her boyfriend discussing their current sexual relationship; a visit to Portland, Oregon, where condom vending machines are in place around the city; footage of mothers and daughters participating in a program entitled "Girls Incorporated: Growing Together"; and a meeting of HIV-positive gay males. During this program the following subjects are also addressed: the difference between the dream world of television and the real world; why people have unprotected sex; the concept of trust; abstinence; teenage pregnancy; sexually transmitted diseases; condoms; parents talking to their children about sex; and educating homosexual youngsters. Includes commercials and promos.

Details

  • NETWORK: ABC
  • DATE: June 1, 1995 Thursday 8:00 PM
  • RUNNING TIME: 0:58:08
  • COLOR/B&W: Color
  • CATALOG ID: T:39209
  • GENRE: Specials
  • SUBJECT HEADING: AIDS (Disease)
  • SERIES RUN: ABC - TV, 1995
  • COMMERCIALS: TV - Commercials - Fat-Free Jell-O instant pudding^TV - Commercials - "Apollo 13" (feature film)^TV - Commercials - Tylenol pain reliever geltabs^TV - Commercials - Dove body wash^TV - Commercials - MCI long-distance phone service^TV - Commercials - Listerine antiseptic mouth wash^TV - Commercials - Breyers ice cream^TV - Commercials - Slim Fast diet shakes^TV - Commercials - Aleve pain relievers^TV - Commercials - Nabisco Ritz crackers^TV - Commercials - Benadryl allergy/sinus medication^TV - Commercials - Ocean Spray Fruit Waves candies^TV - Commercials - Kodak film^TV - Commercials - Quilted Bounty paper towels^TV - Commercials - "Casper" (feature film)^TV - Promos - "Me and the Boys"^TV - Promos - "Bringing Up Jack"^TV - Promos - "Family Matters"^TV - Promos - "Boy Meets World"^TV - Promos - "Primetime Live"^TV - Promos - "From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler"^TV - Promos - "Dick Tracy" ^TV - Promos - "Australia's Outback" ^TV - Promos - "America's Funniest Home Videos"^TV - Promos - "Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman"

CREDITS

    • Joseph F. Lovett … Executive Producer
    • Suzi Schiffer … Senior Producer
    • Kristi Jacobson … Associate Producer
    • Maia Szalavitz … Associate Producer
    • Diane La Verdi … Documentary Producer
    • Amy Klitsner … Field Producer
    • Sarah Sheffield … Researcher
    • Art Labriola … Music by
    • Cherron Adams
    • Stephen Baldwin
    • Maureen Comer
    • Jacquelyn Comers
    • Julie Convisser
    • Del Grosso, Paul
    • Melissa Etheridge
    • Delvecchio Finley
    • C. Everett Koop
    • Greg Louganis
    • Jessica Mahoney
    • Kimberly McCullough
    • Jesse McFeron
    • Antonio McGahn
    • Demetri Moshoyannis
    • Joseph O'Connell
    • Rosie Perez
    • Jade Rutland
    • Morgan Shanfelt
    • Phyllis Shea
    • Michael Stebbins
    • Denise Steindl
    • Jon Stewart
    • Michael Sutton
    • TLC
    • Josh Tuerk
    • Barbara Walters
    • Veronica Webb
    • Jody Wood