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Tue May 24 1:00pm
In the Heat of the NightPilot Episode WGNA

In the series pilot, Det. Virgil Tibbs (Howard Rollins) returns to Sparta, Miss., for his mother's funeral, and is asked by the mayor to stay as chief of detectives. Part 1 of two. Gillespie: Carroll O'Connor. Harold LaPeer: Kevin McCarthy. Scott LaPeer: D (more…)

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Tue May 24 2:00pm
In the Heat of the NightPilot Episode WGNA

Conclusion. As the new chief of detectives, Tibbs must work with Chief Gillespie, who resents the new appointee, to solve two murders. Mayor Findley: Dennis Lipscomb. Dee: Maggie Blye. Harold LaPeer: Kevin McCarthy.

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Tue May 24 3:00pm
In the Heat of the NightRoad Kill(Season 1, Episode 1) WGNA

Tibbs causes a rift in the department when he suspects Gillespie's friend of killing his wife. Pauline: Gail O'Grady. Gilmore: Stephen Lee. Tibbs: Howard Rollins. Gillespie: Carroll O'Connor.

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Wed May 25 1:00pm
In the Heat of the NightFate(Season 1, Episode 2) WGNA

A local councilman and a New York conglomerate both want to buy the local newspaper, but the representative from New York appears to have the inside track. Evie Summers: Nana Visitor. Andy Summers: Robin Strand. Tolliver Morgan: Stocker Fontelieu. Tibbs: H (more…)

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Wed May 25 2:00pm
In the Heat of the NightBlind Spot(Season 1, Episode 3) WGNA

A successful native son returns with plans to build a plant, but Tibbs doesn't share the city leaders' euphoria. Part 1 of two. Steve Vincent: Michael Spound. John Reeve: Lou Walker. Tibbs: Howard Rollins.

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Wed May 25 3:00pm
In the Heat of the NightBlind Spot(Season 1, Episode 4) WGNA

Conclusion. Gillespie orders a 24-hour guard at the hospital, where Vincent's men fail to tie up loose ends; and the police learn the DEA has nothing on Epson (Bill Sadler). Steve Vincent: Michael Spound. Buddy: Cameron Dye. Barbara: Jill Carroll.

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Thu May 26 1:00pm
In the Heat of the NightA Necessary Evil(Season 1, Episode 5) WGNA

The six wives of a bigamist are jailed after he is mysteriously poisoned. Henley: David Orange. Huguette: Jennifer Bassey. Bea: Zita Mack. Ellie Anne: Carol Sutton. Gillespie: Carroll O'Connor.

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Thu May 26 2:00pm
In the Heat of the NightAnd Then You Die(Season 1, Episode 6) WGNA

A boy overhears the murder of his grandmother and later meets the killer face to face, while under the care of Althea (Anne-Marie Johnson). Lester: Will Bledsoe. Audine: Mariska Hargitay. Miss Elnora: Pat Perkins. Bates: Jerry Marshall. Tibbs: Howard Rolli (more…)

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Thu May 26 3:00pm
In the Heat of the NightThe Family Secret(Season 2, Episode 3) WGNA

Gillespie has trouble accepting the evidence in the murder of a friend and leader, who didn't have an enemy in the world---outside his family. Claudia: Susan Blakely. Bernice: Muriel Moore. Mary Lynn: Suzanne Ventulett. Stuart: Wallace Wilkinson.

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Fri May 27 11:00am
In the Heat of the NightNo Other Road(Season 4, Episode 21) WGNA

The murder trial of her ex-husband (John Wesley) takes a toll on Harriet DeLong and her son (Denise Nicholas, Rugg Williams), while both suspects in similar cases claim the other pulled the trigger. Marcus: Thom Gossom. Glenn: Michael Genevie.

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Fri May 27 12:00pm
In the Heat of the NightA Turning(Season 4, Episode 22) WGNA

The stress of being a policeman's wife gets to Althea as Tibbs investigates the robbery-murder of two suspected drug couriers. Haynes Brooke. Davy: Craig Thomas. Ronnie: Ed Price. Jimmy: Afemo Omilami. Tibbs: Howard Rollins.

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Sun May 29 9:00am
In the Heat of the NightUnfinished Business(Season 5, Episode 6) WGNA

Bubba travels to L.A. to testify in an organized-crime trial and to safeguard the key witness---a young boy (Mike Chin) who saw a mobster commit a murder. Pat: Debra Sandlund. Det. Wadlec: William Flatley. Harris: Jack Betts. Vincent: Franklin Cover.

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Sun May 29 10:00am
In the Heat of the NightSweet, Sweet Blues(Season 5, Episode 8) WGNA

A singer may hold the key to the mystery surrounding the murder of Sweet's grandfather. Sweet: Geoffrey Thorne. Luann: Crystal R. Fox. Tibbs: Howard Rollins. Gillespie: Carroll O'Connor.

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Sun May 29 11:00am
In the Heat of the NightAn Eye for an Eye(Season 5, Episode 10) WGNA

The police butt heads with the FBI when DA Darnelle's daughter is kidnapped, while Darnelle comes face to face with the kidnapper. Sloan: Claude Akins. Becky Darnelle: Jonna Volz. Faye Darnelle: Katherine Cannon. Agent Hayes: Jeff McCarthy.

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Sun May 29 12:00pm
In the Heat of the NightThe Landlord(Season 5, Episode 12) WGNA

Tenants are angry enough to do away with their slumlord, but it's the man's activity in the drug trade that brings his downfall. Hunter Von Leer. Harriet: Denise Nicholas. Tibbs: Howard Rollins. Gillespie: Carroll O'Connor.

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Sun May 29 1:00pm
In the Heat of the NightLast Rites(Season 6, Episode 8) WGNA

Physician-assisted suicide is suspected of the doctor (Earl Holliman) caring for Tibbs' aunt (Fran Bennett). Tyrell: Michael Burgess. Etta: Tonea Stewart. Tibbs: Howard Rollins. Dr. Day: Jen Harper. Althea: Anne-Marie Johnson.

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Mon May 30 12:00am
In Harm's Way STZEN

A look into the lives of Navy men and their women caught up in the chaos of Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor. John Wayne, Patricia Neal, Kirk Douglas. Jere: Brandon de Wilde. Bev: Paula Prentiss. McConnel: Tom Tryon. Broderick: Dana Andrews. CINCPAC I Admira (more…)

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Mon May 30 12:15pm
In Harm's Way STZEN

A look into the lives of Navy men and their women caught up in the chaos of Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor. John Wayne, Patricia Neal, Kirk Douglas. Jere: Brandon de Wilde. Bev: Paula Prentiss. McConnel: Tom Tryon. Broderick: Dana Andrews. CINCPAC I Admira (more…)

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Mon May 30 10:45pm
Kelly's Heroes TCM

World War II heist actioner with Clint Eastwood sneaking a motley trio of fellow U.S. soldiers behind enemy lines to retrieve a fortune in Nazi gold bullion. Don Rickles and Donald Sutherland provide comic relief.

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Tue May 31 1:00pm
In the Heat of the NightDon't Look Back(Season 2, Episode 1) WGNA

Gillespie and Tibbs investigate a young woman's murder that is identical in pattern to a 20-year-old case, and Gillespie is targeted as the next victim. Part 1 of two. Marie: Iman. Luke: Thomas Ian Griffith. Joann St. John: Lois Nettleton. Gillespie: Carro (more…)

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Tue May 31 2:00pm
In the Heat of the NightDon't Look Back(Season 2, Episode 2) WGNA

Conclusion. Gillespie and Tibbs discover missing pieces in the puzzling murder case involving voodoo rituals, and then invent a plan to draw the murderer out. Marie: Iman. Luke: Thomas Ian Griffith. Joanne St. John: Lois Nettleton. Tibbs: Howard Rollins.

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Tue May 31 3:00pm
In the Heat of the NightHammer and the Glove(Season 2, Episode 4) WGNA

Althea holds a secret about Tibbs' former partner, who's only too happy to help out when things go awry in the protection of a Federal witness. Matthew: Michael Warren. McGraw: Hugh Gillin. Mrs. Sherman: Ellen Heard. Henry: Cliff Brand.

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Wed Jun 1 1:00pm
In the Heat of the NightPrisoners(Season 2, Episode 5) WGNA

Sweet's first felony bust is a boyhood friend who claims he broke out of a neighboring county jail to escape a brutal sheriff who's an old pal of Gillespie's. Lisa: Shelley Robertson. Randall: Daryl Wilcher. Mrs. Gray: Tonea Stewart. Sweet: Geoffrey Thorne (more…)

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Wed Jun 1 2:00pm
In the Heat of the NightHot Nights(Season 2, Episode 6) WGNA

The town's abuzz about Bubba and a big-city writer staying near town to work in quiet---and avoid her ex, who desperately wants her back. Jackie: Barbara Stock. Huell: Ralph Pace. Frank: Peter Thomasson. Tom: Bill Ash. Bubba: Alan Autry.

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  • Birth Name: John Carroll O'Connor
  • Birth Place: Bronx, NY
  • Birthday: August 2, 1924, Leo
  • Died: June 21, 2001
  • Profession: Actor, Producer, Director