Television: Midwinter Night's Dreams

Three new shows to lighten the cold-weather blues

HILL STREET BLUES (NBC) Being the network of Real People has its disadvantages. For the past few years, viewers have shown less interest in the exploits of the characters in NBC series than they have in the perils of its president Fred Silverman. While Silverman's face adorned the front pages, the network's ratings and profits plummeted. Now, though, as NBC finally unveils its new fare, Silverman may have something to crow about. Two shows—Flamingo Road, a sultrier Dallas, and Harper Valley P. T.A., featuring Barbara Eden...

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