Mary Tyler Moore, Kenny Rogers, Robert Preston and Shelley Winters are among the celebrities who will be seen on "Night of 100 Stars II," a three-hour entertainment special airing on ABC this spring. Others who've been set to appear include Helen Hayes, Debbie Allen, Lucille Ball, Chevy Chase, John Forsythe, Jimmy Stewart and Catherine Deneuve. The program is a fund-raiser for the Actors' Fund of America.
Blair Brown, Lynn Redgrave, David Ogden Stiers and Richard Kiley star in a remake of "The Bad Seed," the story of a 9-year-old girl who is a murderer. The TV film is scheduled to air Feb. 14 on ABC. Carrie Wells will play the girl, re-creating the role Patty McCormack played in the 1956 movie.
NBC has renewed "Late Night With David Letterman" for another year. The show, which debuted Feb. 1, 1982, airs Monday through Thursday at 1:30 a.m.
James Coco and William Shatner are among the stars of "The Bradbury Chronicles," a three-part anthology series to be seen in the near future on the Cinemax pay-cable channel. The series consists of dramatizations of three short stories by Ray Bradbury. He wrote the adaptations and serves as one of the executive producers.
Martin Sheen will be seen on both ABC and CBS in February. He stars with Marlo Thomas in "Consenting Adult," a movie due on ABC Feb. 4, and has a prominent role as an ex-policeman who aids the victims' families in "The Atlanta Child Murders," a two-part CBS drama airing Feb. 10 and 12. . . . Sheen also is about to go into production on "Zigo's Choice," another movie for CBS, in which he plays the New York police officer who brought the "Son of Sam" killer to justice.