Picks and Pans Review: And More...
updated 07/02/1984 AT 01:00 AM EDT
•originally published 07/02/1984 AT 01:00 AM EDT
Burt Lancaster is a never-was and Susan Saran-don is his sexy sidekick in Louis Malle's superb 1981 tale of crime and crud. A network premiere.
MARK RUSSELL COMEDY SPECIAL PBS (Wednesday, June 27, 9 p.m. ET)
Political comedy. Laugh, lest you cry.
SUMMER SUNDAY, USA NBC (Sunday, July 1, 7 p.m. ET)
Talk about guts! NBC, the ol' No. 3, is creating a new sort of newsmagazine show and pitting it against the granddaddy of the genre, 60 Minutes (which will be in reruns). Anchors will include Linda Ellerbee, late of NBC News Overnight, and Andrea Mitchell. It's about time for cocky 60 Minutes to be challenged.