Another Day (TV series)
|Created by||James Komack|
|Opening theme||"Just Another Day" by Paul Williams|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||1|
|No. of episodes||4|
|Executive producer(s)||James Komack|
|Running time||30 minutes|
|Production company(s)||The Komack Company|
|Original release||April 8 –|
Don Gardner is a rather traditional middle-class man who wants to support his family on his income alone. The Gardners' finances, however, dictate that his wife Ginny also take a job, although even with her working full-time there never seems to be enough money to make ends meet. Don and Ginny have two children; teenaged Kelly is their uninhibited and outgoing daughter and 12-year-old Mark is their shy son. Don's complaining mother, Olive, lives with the family and spends most of her time criticizing everyone around her. The Gardners struggle to be a normal, middle-class family, but Olive and the children always manage to make life complicated.
James Komack created Another Day and was its executive producer. Paul Mason and George Kirgo produced it. Episode directors were Burt Brinckerhoff, Hal Cooper, Nick Havinga, and Gary Shimokawa. Episode writers were Charlie Hauck, Dinah Kirgo, Julie Kirgo, Carl Kleinschmitt, Lynn Phillips, and Bill Taub. Paul Williams wrote and sang the show's theme song.
Another Day premiered on April 8, 1978. It drew very low ratings, and CBS cancelled it after the broadcast of its fourth and final episode on April 29, 1978. It aired on Saturday at 9:00 p.m. throughout its brief run.
|Season #||Episode #||Title||Plot/Notes||Original air date|
|1||1||"A Couple Drinks With the Girls"||Ginny returns to work to help with the family finances, and Don resents it – and then Ginny comes home drunk from an office party. Dean Lawrence guest-stars.||April 8, 1978|
|1||2||"Room For One More"||Don tries to talk Ginny into having another baby so she will quit her job.||April 15, 1978|
|1||3||?||Kelly falls in love, and Don is nervous about it.||April 22, 1978|
|1||4||"The Audition"||Kelly auditions for a television commercial, and the competition at the audition turns her into a nasty brat.||April 29, 1978|
- McNeil, Alex, Total Television: The Comprehensive Guide to Programming From 1948 to the Present, New York: Penguin Books, 1996, p. 49.
- Brooks, Tim, and Earle Marsh, The Complete Directory to Prime-Time Network and Cable TV Shows, 1946-Present, Sixth Edition, New York: Ballantine Books, 1995, ISBN 0-345-39736-3, p. 53.
- IMDb Another Day Plot Summary
- IMDb Another Day Full Cast and Crew
- tvguide.com Another Day Episode List