TV Land's Prayers Are Answered!
Highway to Heaven Airing Daily on Network
UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Jan. 14 -- TV Land has added Highway
to Heaven -- the acclaimed NBC series created by Michael Landon -- to the
network's roster of hit programming. The drama, starring Landon as an angel
and Victor French as an ex-cop, premiered on the network with a week-long
marathon on January 10. It currently airs on TV Land Monday-Friday at 3 p.m.
and daily at 8 p.m.
"Highway to Heaven truly represents a program that extols the values of
love, respect and kindness," states Larry W. Jones, President, TV Land and
Nick at Nite. "It's a series that our viewers have long been asking for us to
air, and we are happy that it has finally been added to our broad mix of
The series aired from 1984 to 1989 and starred Michael Landon as Jonathan
Smith, who isn't the average helpful handyman. As an angel with a mission from
God, he, accompanied by ex-cop Mark Gordon (Victor French), whose troubled
life Jonathan once helped turn around, travels the world, guiding the lost and
suffering back. The two try to bring love and understanding into others' lives
not through angelic powers but through persuasion and example. Each person
they affect -- young and old, rich and poor -- learns about coping with life
from the mild-mannered Jonathan and the gruff Mark.
Now seen in over 85 million U.S. homes, TV Land's program mix features
popular dramas, sitcoms, westerns, Retromercials and a TV-referential
interstitial environment, all programmed with a specific audience in mind -
the first generation of Americans to grow up watching television and features
all-time Classic hits like All in the Family, I Love Lucy, The Andy Griffith
Show, The Carol Burnett Show and Bonanza.
SOURCE TV Land