Lifestories: Families in Crisis

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Lifestories: Families in Crisis

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This occasional series serves as a warning to families by depicting what can happen at important turning points in the lives of teenagers. Based on true stories. --------------------------- Cast (in alphabetical order) Bill Doyle .... Zealot talk show guy Kamala Lopez-Dawson Directed by David Burton Morris (one episode) Jesús Salvador Treviño (one episode) Writing credits (in alphabetical order) Robert L. Freedman writer (episode "Deadly Secret: The Robert Bierer Story A") Willy Holtzman writer (episode) Produced by Howard Meltzer .... executive producer Second Unit Director or Assistant Director Craig Huston .... first assistant director ("A Body to Die For" episode) (1994) Sound Department Rex Recker .... sound re-recording mixer Other crew Jim Denault .... gaffer (one episode) Eric H. Lasher .... still photographer Antonio Molina .... transportation coordinator Elisabeth Myles .... script supervisor -------------------------- Distributors * Home Box Office (HBO) ---------------------------- Awards CableACE Awards 1996 -- Won -- Actress in a Dramatic Special/Series -- Donna Murphy [For episode "Someone Had to Be Benny"] 1996 -- Nominated -- Actor in a Dramatic Special or Series -- Michael Shulman [For episode "Someone Had to Be Benny"] Casting Society of America, USA 1993 -- Nominated -- Best Casting for TV Daytime -- Pat McCorkle [For episode "Public Law 106: The Becky Bell Story"] Daytime Emmy Awards 1995 -- Won -- Outstanding Directing in a Children's Special -- Juan José Campanella [For episode "A Child Betrayed: The Calvin Mire Story"] 1995 -- Nominated -- Outstanding Directing in a Children's Special -- David Burton Morris [For episode "A Body to Die for: The Aaron Henry Story"] 1994 -- Won -- Outstanding Directing in a Children's Special -- Juan José Campanella [For episode "Dead Drunk: The Kevin Tunell Story"] 1993 -- Won -- Outstanding Performer in a Children's Special -- Dina Spybey [For episode "Public Law 106: The Becky Bell Story"] Directors Guild of America, USA 1995 -- Won -- Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Shows - Daytime -- Jesús Salvador Treviño, Steve Wertimer (first assistant director) (plaque), Michael DeCasper (second assistant director) (plaque) [For episode "Power: The Eddie Matos Story"] 1995 -- Nominated -- Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Shows - Daytime -- David Burton Morris [For episode "A Body to Die for: The Aaron Henry Story"] GLAAD Media Awards 1995 -- Won -- Outstanding Program for Young Adults -- For episode "More Than Friends: The Coming Out of Heidi Leiter". Humanitas Prize 1997 -- Children's Live-Action Category -- Bruce Harmon [For episode "Someone Had to Be Benny"] Writers Guild of America, USA 1995 -- Won -- Children's Script -- Bruce Harmon [For episode "More Than Friends: The Coming Out of Heidi Leiter".] (Tied with "Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle" (1994), episode "The Radish Cure", and "Ghostwriter" (1992/I), episode "Can't Stop The Music".) 1994 -- Won -- Children's Script -- Robert L. Freedman [For episode "A Deadly Secret: The Robert Bierer Story"] --------------------------- Release dates USA -- 19 September 1992 ======================= Filming Locations 1. Bronxville, New York, USA 2. Concordia College, Bronxville, New York, USA ======================moreless
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    I saw the last 15 minutes of one of the episodes of this show and I really liked it. The episode I saw was about a boy who helped homeless people. I decided to find out about this show and now I know that there are more episodes. This show comes on HBO and I can't wait to see some of the other episodes that I have heard about. This show came on when I was little and I didn't get to see it when it first aired but I hope that these repeats on HBO will keep on airing.moreless
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    I just found out about this show and I like it alot. Does anyone know if it comes on any other channels instead of HBO.
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