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FLASHBACK: Lane Davies/Brian Frons 1989

NBC'S SOAP DEITY

Matt Roush
USA Today
February 14, 1989

NBC's quirky SANTA BARBARA is giving its network boss, daytime vice president Brian Frons, a chance to play God. (Entertainment president Brandon Tartikoff was offered the role, but wasn't available.) In the Feb. 21 episode, Lane Davies' character of Mason Capwell has an out-of-body experience after being shot by aging hitman Abe Vigoda and encounters Frons as God, watching TV monitors from GBC (God's Broadcasting Co.) and reading Celestial Variety. Frons will make $502 (actor's scale) for the appearance.

2 comments:

  1. Well, that explains a LOT about Brian Frons!

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  2. Wow. How ironic. I remember that storyline, but I didn't know it was Frons who played God. Clearly, the role went to his head!

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