Picks and Pans Review: Olympathon '79

updated 04/23/1979 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 04/23/1979 AT 01:00 AM EST

NBC (8 p.m. ET)

To snag the rights to the '80 Olympics, NBC agreed to a telethon to raise funds for the U.S. team. Here it is, six and a half hours long, live from Las Vegas. Angie Dickinson, Ben Vereen, Dick Clark, Gary Coleman, Debby Boone and Olympic medalists of yore beg for your bucks.

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