Events in Film & Television in April 1990

  • Apr 1 "Ha!" comedy Channel on cable TV begins transmitting
  • Apr 1 CBS fires sportscaster Brent Mussburger
  • Apr 4 "Marshall Chronicles" premieres on ABC-TV

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Apr 5 Paul Newman wins a court victory over Julius Gold, to keep giving all profits from Newman foods to charity

Actor & Entrepreneur Paul Newman
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Paul Newman
  • Apr 8 "Twin Peaks" created by David Lynch and starring Kyle MacLachlan premieres on ABC-TV
  • Apr 9 "Capital News" starring Lloyd Bridges premieres on ABC-TV
  • Apr 13 Final episode of Pat Sajak's late night TV show on CBS
  • Apr 15 "In Living Color" premieres on FOX-TV
  • Apr 21 "Cartoon All Stars to Rescue" shown on all 4 TV networks
  • Apr 25 Hong Kong actress Carina Lau is abducted by Triad members