Lou Grant

  • 1977
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

Trading comedy for drama, the gruff newsman from `The Mary Tyler Moore Show' made a new start as the city editor of a Los Angeles daily. Sometimes tackling controversial subjects (among them, child abuse and gun control) and portraying newspaper journalism realistically, the series received many honors, including a Peabody and several Emmys. Edward Asne (more…)

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Season 1, Episode 2 Hostages

First Aired: September 27, 1977

A man holds Rossi at gunpoint and demands that his own version of his brother's death be told. Martin: John Rubinstein. Rossi: Robert Walden. Lou: Edward Asner. Springerman: Laurence Haddon.

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  • Premiered: September 20, 1977
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: Trading comedy for drama, the gruff newsman from `The Mary Tyler Moore Show' made a new start as the city editor of a Los Angeles daily. Sometimes tackling controversial subjects (among them, child abuse and gun control) and portraying newspaper journalism… (more)

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