Picks and Pans Review: The American Movie Awards

updated 03/15/1982 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 03/15/1982 AT 01:00 AM EST

NBC (9-11 p.m. ET)

For the second year (but not in a row—the 1981 awards were canceled because of a network dispute with executive producer David Frost), the National Association of Theatre Owners steals a march on the Oscars with its own awards show. The nominees duplicate many of the Academy's, but the winners here were chosen by moviegoers in balloting at theaters last month.

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