Ellen Burstyn Show, The (television)

Ellen Burstyn Show, The (television) Television series; aired on ABC from September 20 to November 15, 1986, and from August 8, 1987, to September 12, 1987. Professor Ellen Brewer teaches literature at a college in Baltimore. She is divorced and trying to live in a house with her mother, her opinionated daughter, and her daughter’s young son. Stars Ellen Burstyn (Ellen Brewer), Elaine Stritch (Sydney), Megan Mullally (Molly), Barry Sobel (Tom Hines), Jesse Tendler (Nick), Winifred Freedman (Carrie).