Barefoot Executive, The (television)

Barefoot Executive, The (television) Two-hour television movie, aired on ABC on November 11, 1995. A remake of the 1971 feature about the show business career of a young man who rises from mail boy to network vice president when he discovers a television-loving chimpanzee with an unfailing knack for picking hit series. Directed by Susan Seidelman. Stars Jason London (Billy Murdock), Eddie Albert (Herbert Gower), Michael Marich (Wayne), Jay Mohr (Matt), Terri Ivens (Lisa), Yvonne De Carlo (Norma), Julia Sweeney (Thelma), Chris Elliott (Jase Wallenberg).