Competetive 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.
GENRE: Competitive Sport
AIR DATE: December 20, 1984
CREW AND OTHER TECHNICAL INFORMATION
DIRECTOR: Andy Young
PRODUCER: Bill Garnet
William Shatner-Team Captain
Tony Lo Bianco
William Devane-Team Captain
Mark Harmon-Team Captain
Michael J. Fox
Swimming relay – Winner: NBC
Kayak race – Winner: ABC
Football – Winner: NBC
Baseball dunk – Winner: ABC
Tandem bicycle relay – Winner: NBC.
Tug of War final between NBC and ABC – Winner: NBC
Tony Danza of the ABC Team lost control of his kayak and went into the CBS lane.
Tracy Scoggins was the major reason ABC won.
The CBS team protested their loss.
Why is William Shatner always the Captain?
Entertainment References (Link to IMDB)
A Brief History of “Battle of the Network Stars” (Link to MentalFloss.com)