Lou Grant

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Lou Grant is an American drama television series starring Ed Asner in the title role as a newspaper editor that aired on CBS from September 20, 1977, to September 13, 1982. The series was the third spin-off of the sitcom The Mary Tyler Moore Show. read more

Lou Grant is an American drama television series starring Ed Asner in the title role as a newspaper editor that aired on CBS from September 20, 1977, to September 13, 1982. The series was the third spin-off of the sitcom The Mary Tyler Moore Show. Lou Grant was created by The Mary Tyler Moore Show co-creators James L. Brooks and Allan Burns, along with Gene Reynolds.

Original Release

09/20/1977 on CBS

US Release

09/20/1977

Cast

Edward Asner Lou Grant
Nancy Marchand Margaret Pynchon / Mrs. Pynchon
Mason Adams Charlie Hume
Robert Walden Joe Rossi
Jack Bannon Art Donovan
Linda Kelsey Billie Newman
Daryl Anderson Dennis "Animal" Price
Al Beaudine Reporter
Allen Williams Adam Wilson
Norman Palmer Reporter
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 Wedding Monday, 02 November 1981
2 Execution Monday, 09 November 1981
3 Reckless Monday, 16 November 1981
4 Hometown Monday, 23 November 1981
5 Risk Monday, 30 November 1981
6 Double-Cross Monday, 07 December 1981
7 Drifters Monday, 14 December 1981
8 Friends Monday, 28 December 1981
9 Jazz Monday, 04 January 1982
10 Ghosts Monday, 11 January 1982
11 Cameras Monday, 25 January 1982
12 Review Monday, 08 February 1982
13 Immigrants Monday, 15 February 1982
14 Hunger Monday, 01 March 1982
15 Recovery Monday, 08 March 1982
16 Obituary Monday, 22 March 1982
17 Blacklist Monday, 05 April 1982
18 Law Monday, 12 April 1982
19 Fireworks Monday, 19 April 1982
20 Unthinkable Monday, 03 May 1982
21 Suspect Monday, 17 May 1982
22 Beachhead Monday, 24 May 1982
23 Victims Monday, 30 August 1982
24 Charlie Monday, 13 September 1982
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Directors

Alexander Singer, Roger Young, Burt Brinckerhoff, Gene Reynolds, Peter Levin, Mel Damski, Charles S. Dubin, Allen Williams, Seth Freeman, Alan Cooke, Paul Stanley, Jay Sandrich, Gerald Mayer, Donald A. Baer, Harvey S. Laidman, Irving J. Moore, Roy Campanella II, Jud Taylor, James Burrows, Roy Campanella, Nell Cox, Ralph Senensky, Bob Sweeney, Paul Leaf, Harry Falk, Peter Bogart, Corey Allen, Georg Stanford Brown, Michael Zinberg, Richard Crenna, Jeff Bleckner

Writers

Leon Tokatyan, Seth Freeman, Michele Gallery, April Smith, Steve Kline, David Lloyd, Bud Freeman, Gary David Goldberg, Gene Reynolds, Leonora Thuna, Johnny Dawkins, Michael Vittes, Harriett Weiss, Patt Shea, Sally Robinson, Ken Trevey, Paul L. Ehrmann, Del Reisman, Rogers Turrentine, Joanne Pagliaro, Gina Goldman, Charles Einstein, Shep Greene, Elliot West, Gordon T. Dawson, Robert Schlitt, Gene R. Kearney, Jeffrey Lane, Everett Greenbaum, Allan Burns, Elliott Reid, William Hopkins

Creators

James L. Brooks, Gene Reynolds, Allan Burns

Cast

Edward Asner Lou Grant
Nancy Marchand Margaret Pynchon / Mrs. Pynchon
Mason Adams Charlie Hume
Robert Walden Joe Rossi
Jack Bannon Art Donovan
Linda Kelsey Billie Newman
Daryl Anderson Dennis "Animal" Price
Al Beaudine Reporter
Allen Williams Adam Wilson
Norman Palmer Reporter
Michael Irving Jayson
Laurence Haddon Foreign Editor
Emilio Delgado Rubin Castillo
Bob Harks Reporter
Sidney Clute National Editor
Peggy McCay Marian Hume
Barbara Jane Edelman Linda
Charles Bracy Leon
Lance Guest Lance Reinecke
Gordon Jump National Editor

Producers

Gene Reynolds Executive Producer
Allan Burns Executive Producer
James L. Brooks Executive Producer
Seth Freeman Producer
Michael Vittes Producer
Roger Young Producer
Gary David Goldberg Producer

Editors

James Galloway, A. David Marshall, Douglas Hines, Mike Wilcox, Michael Vittes, Tony de Zarraga, Bob Blake, Scott C. Eyler, Philip Carr Neel

1982 Golden Globe Best Television Series - Drama Nominated
1982 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama Nominated
1982 Emmy Outstanding Achievement in Music Composition for a Series (Dramatic Underscore) Nominated
1982 Emmy Outstanding Cinematography for a Series Nominated
1982 Emmy Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series Nominated
1982 Emmy Outstanding Drama Series Nominated
1982 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series Nominated
1982 Emmy Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series Won
1982 Emmy Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series Nominated
1982 Emmy Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series Nominated
1981 Golden Globe Best Television Series - Drama Nominated
1981 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama Nominated
1981 Golden Globe Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television Nominated
1981 Emmy Outstanding Drama Series Nominated
1981 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series Nominated
1981 Emmy Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series Nominated
1981 Emmy Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series Nominated
1981 Emmy Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series Won
1981 Emmy Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series Nominated
1981 Emmy Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series Nominated
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