1 9 7 7 (USA)
5 x 30 minute episodes
This short-lived series aired for only five episodes on CBS between 5 August 1977 and 2 September 1977.
Paul Shaffer (who would later gain fame working on The David Letterman Show) co-starred with Greg Evigan (BJ and the Bear) as two struggling singer/musicians who leave their home in Boise, Idaho, for Hollywood and make a deal with the devil’s son, Frederick J. Hanover (Gabriel Dell) to have a year of success.
Co-stars included Nedra Volz, Priscilla Morrill, and Julie Cobb. Mickey Rooney starred in the pilot episode only.
The series was created by Norman Lear and featured music by Don Kirshner.
Frederick J. Hanover
Grandma Belle Durbin
Uncle Mickey Durbin