Donna Mills and 40 Years of Knots Landing
Original Airdates: Nov. 22-24, 2019
TVC 473.4: Part 2 of a conversation that began last week with Donna Mills (Knots Landing, General Hospital). Dec. 27, 2019 marks the fortieth anniversary of the premiere of Knots on CBS. Topics include the legacy of Knots (and how, in many ways, it was the original This is Us), plus a look at some of Donna’s other movie and TV roles, including Play Misty for Me. The FBI, and Dan August.
Donna Mills currently stars, along with Lee Purcell, Geri Jewell, Donna Pescow, RJ Mitte, and Andrea F. Friedman, in Carol of the Bells, the award-winning holiday-themed drama produced and directed by Joey Travolta and his company, Inclusion Films. Carol of the Bells will be released soon for viewing on demand. Donna can also be seen in Christmas Wishes and Mistletoe Kisses (which airs throughout the holiday season on the Hallmark Channel), plus she is one of the cast members of Turnover, the award-winning comedy drama directed by Linda Palmer that becomes available on DVD in December. You can also see Donna in Mood Swings, a new comedy series from the streaming service Pure Flix. New episodes of Mood Swings premiere Thursdays on Pure Flix. In addition, she owns and operates—along with her partner, Larry Gilman—Mandeville Vineyards, the first, and only, producer of estate-grown and bottled Malbec in Los Angeles, including an award-winning 2016 Reserve Malbec/Cabernet Blend.
Pingback: This date in MAVERICK TV history: Donna Mills, James Woods, and Howard Duff star in “Dead Man’s Hand,” the first of a two-part episode of YOUNG MAVERICK, airing Dec. 26, 1979 – Ed Robertson
Pingback: This date in MAVERICK TV history: “Dead Man’s Hand,” the conclusion of a two-part episode of the short-lived series YOUNG MAVERICK, aired on Jan. 2, 1980. Guest stars included James Woods and a pre-KNOTS LANDING Donna Mills – Ed Robertson