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“Battle of the Network Stars XVI” (May 3, 1984)

BRIEF PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

Competitive games with teams comprised of actors from different television networks. These programs aired when there were only three big public networks: ABC, CBS and NBC.

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GENERAL INFORMATION

GENRE: Competetive Sport
STATION: ABC
AIR DATE: May 3, 1984

CREW AND OTHER TECHNICAL INFORMATION

PRODUCER: Roone Arledge, Bill Garnet
DISTRIBUTOR: ABC

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APPEARANCES BY

Host…Howard Cosell
Scott Baio
Debby Boone
Commissioner…Marcus Allen

ABC TEAM

John James-Team Captain
Shari Belafonte-Harper
Pamela Bellwood
James Darren
C. Thomas Howell
Ted Lange
Heather Locklear
Shawn Weatherly

CBS TEAM

William Devane-Team Captain
Richard Dean Anderson
Abby Dalton
Sarah Douglas
William R. Moses
Doug Sheehan
Charlene Tilton
Celia Weston

NBC TEAM

Flip Wilson-Team Captain
Ellen Bry
Kim Fields
Michael J. Fox
Charles Haid
Mark Harmon
Vicki Lawrence
Lisa Whelchel

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EVENTS RUNDOWN

Kayak Relay
Swimming Relay
3-on-3 football
Baseball Dunk Event
Obstacle Course
Running Relay
Tandem-Bike Relay

FINAL RESULTS

1st: CBS
2nd: NBC
3rd: ABC

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EXTRAS

Entertainment References (Link to IMDB)

A Brief History of “Battle of the Network Stars” (Link to MentalFloss.com)

Video

Michael J. Fox is dunked by Tracy Scoggins (second half of video)

Swimming Relay

Tug of War