NBC SAYS 'VIVA ANN-MARGRET' AS LEGENDARY OSCAR NOMINEE MAKES RARE GUEST-STAR APPEARANCE OVER THREE EPISODES OF 'THIRD WATCH' IN FALL
Published: August 11, 2003
BURBANK, Calif. -- August 11, 2003 -- Oscar nominee and entertainment legend Ann-Margret (“Carnal Knowledge,” “Tommy”) will make a rare episodic television appearance by guest-starring over three episodes of NBC’s “Third Watch” (Mondays, 10-11 p.m. ET in the fall) as a judge who is being stalked and must be protected by New York’s finest.


The announcement was made by Jeff Zucker, President, NBC Entertainment.


The episodes are expected to be broadcast in November.


Ann-Margret burst on the scene in the early 1960s in such feature films as “Viva Las Vegas” (opposite Elvis Presley) and “Bye Bye Birdie,” but scored with critics and audiences alike with her Oscar-nominated work in “Carnal Knowledge” and “Tommy” in the 1970s. Her other big-screen credits include “The Cincinnati Kid,” “Grumpy Old Men,” “R.P.M.” and “Magic.”


On television, Ann-Margret starred in such movies as “Perfect Murder, Perfect Town: JonBenet and the City of Boulder,” “Life of the Party: The Pamela Harriman Story,” “Nobody’s Children,” “Our Sons,” “The Two Mrs. Grenvilles” and “Who Will Love My Children?” She also starred in the miniseries “Scarlett,” “Queen” and “The 10th Kingdom.”


“Third Watch” is from John Wells Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television. John Wells, Christopher Chulack, Edward Allen Bernero and Brooke Kennedy are executive producers. Bernero and Wells are co-creators.


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