CTVA US Crime - "Mrs Columbo" (early 1979) "Kate Loves a Mystery" (fall 1979) Kate Mulgrew

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Mrs. Columbo /
Kate Loves a Mystery
(1979)

Episode Guide  compiled by The Classic TV Archive
references:
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MRS. COLUMBO / KATE LOVES A MYSTERY
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Gambit Productions, Inc. (season 1 : Mrs. Columbo) (5 episodes)
Bill Driskill production (season 2 : Kate Loves a Mystery)(8 episodes)
Universal City Studios, Inc. an M C A company

for
NBC (Thursdays)
Created by Richard Levinson and William Link
US Detective series 1979 13 episodes x 60 min color
starring
Kate Mulgrew as Kate Columbo/Callahan
with
Lili Haydn as Jenny Columbo/Callahan
Henry Jones as Josh Alden
Don Stroud as Sgt. Mike Varrick
The first season aired as 'Mrs. Columbo', with Kate Mulgrew as
Kate Columbo Lt. Columbo's wife solving her own murders.
The second season was retitled 'Kate Loves a Mystery' , again with
Kate Mulgrew but this time as Kate Callahan.

'Kate Loves a Mystery' theme music by John Cacavas

############# season 1 1978-79 ###############
############### Mrs.Columbo #################
############### (5 episodes) ################
NBC Thursdays
(22Feb-29Mar79)(9Aug-6Sep79)

Gambit Productions, Inc.
starring Kate Mulgrew as Kate Columbo

1.01 [01] Mrs. Columbo: WORD GAMES
22Feb79 NBC Thur
<51901>
produced by James McAdams
directed by Boris Sagal
written by Richard Alan Simmons, Lane Slate
director of photography: Isidore Mankofsky
music: John Cacavas
film editors: Larry Lester, Howard S. Dean
guest stars
Robert Culp
Edie Adams
Bob Dishy
Rene Auberjonois
Frederick Forrest

1.02 [02] Mrs. Columbo: MURDER IS A PARLOR AFFAIR
1Mar79 NBC Thur
<51902>
produced by David Levinson
directed by Don Medford
teleplay by Sheldon Willens, Al Reynolds, Howard Berk
story by Sheldon Willens
director of photography: Thomas DelRuth
music: John Cacavas
film editor: Robert Watts.
guest stars
Donald Pleasence
Elizabeth Cole
Dolph Sweet
Ian Abercrombie

1.03 [03] Mrs. Columbo: A RIDDLE FOR PUPPETS
15Mar79 NBC Thur
<51903>
produced by David Levinson
directed by Edward Abroms.
written by
Gregory S. Dinallo, David Levinson, Richard Alan Simmons
director of photography: Thomas DelRuth
music: John Cacavas
film editors: Howard S. Deane, Larry Lester, Chuck Haggin.
guest stars
Jay Johnson
David Himes
Erica Yohn
Al Ruscio

1.04 [04] Mrs. Columbo: CAVIAR WITH EVERYTHING
22Mar79 NBC Thur
<51906>
produced by David Levinson
directed by Don Medford.
written by Al Reynolds & Howard Berk
director of photography: Thomas DelRuth
music: John Cacavas
film editors: Howard S. Deane, Larry Lester, Chuck Haggins.
guest stars
Claudette Nevins
Trisha Noble
Sam Groom
Jack Knight

1.05 [05] Mrs. Columbo: A PUZZLE FOR PROPHETS
29Mar79 NBC Thur
<51909>
produced by David Levinson
directed by Sam Wanamaker
written by Al Reynolds
director of photography: Thomas DelRuth
music: John Cacavas
film editors: Howard S. Deane, Larry Lester, Larry Nooberry.
guest stars
Francine Tacker
Joe Ruskin
Cynthia Grover
Richard Altman

############ season 2 fall 1979 ##############
########### Kate Loves a Mystery #############
############### (8 episodes) #################
NBC Thursdays 10:00 pm (18Oct-6Dec79)
Bill Driskill production
starring Kate Mulgrew as Kate Callahan

2.01 [06] Kate Loves a Mystery: LOVE ON INSTANT REPLAY
18Oct79 Thur
<53318>
produced by Merwin Gerard, Stuart Cohen, Jim McAdams
directed by Alan Smithee
written by Joe Gores
music: John Cacavas
director of photography: Alric Edens
film editors: Irwin Paik, Larry Lester
guest stars
Ted Danson
John Aprea
Dee Wallace
Tom Stechochute
Deborah Shelton

2.02 [07] Kate Loves a Mystery: IT GOES WITH THE TERRITORY
25Oct79 NBC Thur
<53306>
produced by Merwin Gerard, Stuart Cohen, Jim McAdams
directed by Leo Penn.
written by Merwin Gerard
music: John Cacavas
director of photography: Kenneth D. Peach, Jr.
film editor: Bob Kagey.
guest stars
Bibi Besch
Peter Donat
Robin Clarke
Robert Gray
Yuki Shimoda

2.03 [08] Kate Loves a Mystery: OFF THE RECORD
1Nov79 NBC Thur
<53311>
produced by Merwin Gerard, Stuart Cohen, Jim McAdams
directed by Reza S. Badiyi.
teleplay by Simon Muntner
story by Chris Bunch & Alan Cole
music: John Cacavas
director of photography: Alric Edens
film editor: Jim Benson.
guest stars
Lynn Carlin
Allan Miller
Edward Grover
Paul Jenkins

2.04 [09] Kate Loves a Mystery: THE VALLEY STRANGLER
8Nov79 NBC Thur
<53316>
produced by Merwin Gerard, Stuart Cohen
directed by Sigmund Neufeld, Jr.
teleplay by Lawrence Hertzog
story by Will Lorin
music: John Cacavas
director of photography: Alric Edens
film editor: Larry Lester.
guest stars
Lee Wallace
Andrew Robinson
Joseph Hindy
Ken Lerner
Van Williams

2.05 [10] Kate Loves a Mystery: A CHILLING SURPRISE
22Nov79 NBC Thur
<53319>
produced by Merwin Gerard, Stuart Cohen
directed by Philip Leacock
written by E. Arthur Kean
music: John Cacavas
director of photography: Alric Edens
film editor: Bob Kagey.
guest stars
Armand Assante
Ahna Capri
Nicolas Coster
Jess Walton
Daniel Knapp
Don Snyder

2.06 [11] Kate Loves a Mystery: FALLING STAR
29Nov79 NBC Thur
<53314>
produced by Merwin Gerard, Stuart Cohen
directed by Sam Wanamaker.
teleplay by
Lawrence Hertzog, Merwin Gerard,
Robert McKee & Robert Misiorowski
story by Robert McKee & Robert Misiorowski
music score: Charles R. Cassey
theme: John Cacavas
director of photography: Alric Edens
film editor: Larry Lester
guest stars
David Rasche
Sharon Farrell
Joanne Linville
Peter Hobbs
Lorry Goldman

2.07 [12] Kate Loves a Mystery: FEELINGS CAN BE MURDER (final episode on NBC)
6Dec79 NBC Thur
<53321>
produced by Merwin Gerard, Stuart Cohen
directed by Seymour Robbie
written by Mary Anne Kasica & Michael Scheff
music: John Cacavas;
director of photography: Alric Edens
film editor: Jim Benson.
guest stars
Rene Auberjonois
Rudy Solari
Sally Kemp
Kathleen Lloyd
Shannon Wilcox

2.08 [13] Kate Loves a Mystery: LADIES OF THE AFTERNOON
(Not Aired on NBC)(1979/Synd/) 17Oct79 ?
<53313>
produced by Merwin Gerard, Stuart Cohen, Jim McAdams
directed by Don Medford
teleplay by Lawrence Hertzog
story by Larry Alexander
music: John Cacavas
director of photography: Kenneth D. Peach, Jr.
film editor: Bill Martin.

########### Kate Loves a Mystery #############
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