In the Heat of the Night

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In the Heat of the Night is an American drama television series based on the 1967 film and the 1965 novel of the same title. It starred Carroll O'Connor as police chief William Gillespie and Howard Rollins as police detective Virgil Tibbs, and was... read more
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In the Heat of the Night is an American drama television series based on the 1967 film and the 1965 novel of the same title. It starred Carroll O'Connor as police chief William Gillespie and Howard Rollins as police detective Virgil Tibbs, and was broadcast on NBC from March 6, 1988 until May 19, 1992, then on CBS from October 28, 1992 until May 16, 1995. Its executive producers were Fred Silverman, Juanita Bartlett and O'Connor.

Original Release

03/06/1988 on CBS

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Cast

# Title Air Date
1 A Matter of Justice Friday, 21 October 1994
2 Who Was Geli Bendl? Friday, 09 December 1994
3 By Duty Bound Friday, 17 February 1995
4 Grow Old Along with Me Tuesday, 16 May 1995
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Directors

Harry Harris, Harry Harris, Vincent McEveety, Russ Mayberry, Winrich Kolbe, Leo Penn, Paul Chavez, Larry Hagman, Carroll O'Connor, Reza Badiyi, Chuck Bowman, Mario Azzopardi, David Hemmings, Jeffrey Hayden, Alexander Singer, Lee H. Katzin, Paul Lynch, Gene Reynolds, E.W. Swackhamer, Peter Levin, Michael Ray Rhodes, Anthony Wilkinson, Charles Mills, Peter Salim, Gail Liberti-Kennedy, Joe Gannon, David Moessinger, Dick Martin, Ivan Dixon, David Soul, Vince Edwards

Writers

James Lee Barrett, John Ball, Cynthia Deming, Mitchell Schneider, Carroll O'Connor, William J. Royce, Joe Gannon, Nancy Bond, Denise Nicholas, Edward DeBlasio, Mark Rodgers, Terry Erwin, Lee Maddux, Robert Bielak, David Moessinger, Jeri Taylor, Kathy McCormick, Steven Baum, Richard Fielder, Mack Anderson, David O'Connor, William Gray, Stephen Schneck, Kim C. Friese, Gigi Levangie, Bill Taub, Julie Friedgen, Gina Barnett, Elyse O'Connor, David O'Connor, Terry Kay, David F. Hamilton, Peter W. Telep, Walton Dornisch, Rick Kelbaugh, David Rupel, James L. Novack, Michael Thurman, Jo William Phillip, Marc Taylor, Jordan Budde, Arthur Bernard Lewis, Frank Dandridge, Patt Shea, Gail Liberti-Kennedy, Steve Aspis, Adrian Spies, Josef Anderson, Mark Edward Edens, Carol Saraceno

Creators

John Ball, James Lee Barrett, Tom Hall

Cast

Carroll O'Connor Police Chief Bill Gillespie
Christian LeBlanc
Randall Franks
Lois Nettleton
Howard E. Rollins Jr. Chief of Detectives Virgil Tibbs
Wilbur Fitzgerald
Tonea Stewart
Anne-Marie Johnson Althea Tibbs
David Hart Officer Parker Williams
Hugh O'Connor Lt. Lonnie Jamison
Denise Nicholas
Alan Autry Capt. V.L. 'Bubba' Skinner
Crystal Fox Officer Luann Corbin
Denise Nicholas Harriet DeLong
David Hart Cpl. Parker Williams
Geoffrey Thorne Sgt. Wilson Sweet
Geoffrey Thorne Cpl. Wilson Sweet
Hugh O'Connor Sgt. Lonnie Jamison
Alan Autry Lt. V.L. 'Bubba' Skinner
Dan Biggers Dr. Frank Robb

Producers

Editors

Jack Harnish, Leon Carrere, Dick Darling, Patrick M. Ryan, Tim Shank, James C. Johnson, Bob Bring, Mark Melnick, William B. Stich, Victor B. Lackey, Tim Ware, Bob Orwig

1994 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama Nominated
1992 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama Nominated
1992 Emmy Outstanding Individual Achievement in Music Composition for a Series (Dramatic Underscore) Nominated
1991 Golden Globe Best Television Series - Drama Nominated
1991 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama Nominated
1990 Golden Globe Best Television Series - Drama Nominated
1990 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama Nominated
1989 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama Nominated
1989 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series Won
1989 Emmy Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series Nominated
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