On the Air (1992)

Comedy 30m
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In the 1950s, a group of television performers attempt to put together a live variety program and often find disastrous results.


The year is 1957. The cast and crew of the Lester Guy Show are extremely apprehensive about their upcoming live television broadcast on the Zoblotnick Broadcasting Co. network. Lester Guy despises fellow cast member Betty Hudson for unknowingly becoming more popular than him and schemes to destroy her career. Only two of the seven episodes were written by David Lynch.

  1. David Lynch


  2. Mark Frost


Series Cast

  1. Ian Buchanan as Lester Guy

    Ian Buchanan

    Lester Guy

    3 Episodes

  2. Marla Rubinoff as Betty Hudson

    Marla Rubinoff

    Betty Hudson

    3 Episodes

  3. Nancye Ferguson as Ruth Trueworthy

    Nancye Ferguson

    Ruth Trueworthy

    3 Episodes

  4. Miguel Ferrer as Bud Budwaller

    Miguel Ferrer

    Bud Budwaller

    3 Episodes

  5. Marvin Kaplan as Dwight McGonigle

    Marvin Kaplan

    Dwight McGonigle

    3 Episodes

  6. Tracey Walter as 'Blinky' Watts

    Tracey Walter

    'Blinky' Watts

    3 Episodes

  7. David L. Lander as Valdja Gochktch

    David L. Lander

    Valdja Gochktch

    3 Episodes

  8. Gary Grossman

    Bert Schein

    3 Episodes

  9. Kim McGuire as Nicole Thorne

    Kim McGuire

    Nicole Thorne

    3 Episodes

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Full Cast & Crew

Last Season

Season 1

1992 | 3 Episodes

Season 1 of On the Air premiered on June 20, 1992.

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Status Canceled


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Type Scripted

Original Language English


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