Blue Bayou (television) Unsold pilot for a television series; a divorced real estate lawyer and her son face a new life in New Orleans, only to get involved in a murder case. Aired on NBC on January 15, 1990. 120 min. Directed by Karen Arthur. Stars Alfre Woodard, Mario Van Peebles, Ron Thinnes, Ashley Crow, Joseph Culp, Maxwell Caulfield, Elizabeth Ashley, Bibi Besch.