Genre: Soap opera
Created by: Earl Hammer Jr.
Producers: Malcolm R. Harding, Barry Steinberg, Robert McCullough, John F. Perry, Phil Parslow
|Country of origin: United States|
No. of seasons: 9
No. of episodes: 227
Running time: 50 minutes
Production company(s): Amanda & MF Productions
Original network: CBS
Original release: 4 Dec. 1981 – 17 May 1990
Jane Wyman: Angela Channing
Robert Foxworth: Chase Gioberti
Susan Sullivan: Maggie Gioberti
Lorenzo Lamas: Lance Cumson
David Selby: Richard Channing
Abby Dalton: Julia Cumson
Margaret Ladd: Emma Channing
William R. Moses: Cole Gioberti
Ana Alicia: Melissa Agretti Cumson
Chao-Li Chi: Chao-Li Chi
Lana Turner: Jacqueline Perrault
“Falcon Crest” was an American prime time television soap opera that aired for nine seasons on CBS from 4 Dec. 1981 to 17 May 1990. The series revolved around the feuding factions of the wealthy Gioberti/Channing family in the Californian wine industry. Jane Wyman starred as Angela Channing, the tyrannical matriarch of the Falcon Crest Winery, alongside Robert Foxworth as Chase Gioberti, Angela’s nephew who returns after the death of his father. The series was set in the fictitious Tuscany Valley (modeled after the Napa Valley) northeast of San Francisco.
Lana Turner did some guest appearances.
She plays Jacqueline Perrault, the mother of Chase.
These were the dates:
19 Febr. 1982 – Season 1, Ep. 12: Family Reunion
12 Nov. 1982 – Season 2, Ep. 6: Home Away From Home
17 Dec. 1982 – Season 2, Ep. 11: United We Stand
31 Dec. 1982 – Season 2, Ep. 12: Divided We Fall
7 Jan. 1983 – Season 2, Ep. 13: Pas De Deux
11 March 1982 – Season 2, Ep. 22: Climax
12 Nov. 1982 – Season 2, Ep. 6: Home Away From Home:
17 Dec. 1982 – Season 2, Ep. 11: United We Stand:
And a newspaper article from the Colorado Springs Gazette from the 13th of Febr. 1982:
And another newspaper article.
This one is from the Santa Cruz Sentinel, Volume 126, Number 42, 21 February 1982: