On the Air (1992) is an American sitcom created by David Lynch and Mark Frost, and broadcast by ABC. In the United States only three episodes were aired, although seven were filmed.The program follows the antics of the staff of a fictional 1950s television network (Zoblotnick Broadcasting Company or ZBC), as they try to put on a live variety program called "The Lester Guy Show", with disastrous results.
It starred Ian Buchanan, Marla Rubinoff, Nancye Ferguson, Miguel Ferrer, Gary Grossman, and Mel Johnson, Jr.
Lester is amazed by The Woman With No Name, a beatnik he's seen perform "down town."07
Mr. Zoblotnick's favorite gypsy magician, The Great Presidio, who is scheduled to perform his most famous trick, The Gypsy Traveler06
Betty is nervous over the appearance on the show of her famous sister Sylvia Hudson, an early television pioneer.05
Guest stars this week are Doodles the Duck and, star of stage and screen, Stan Tailings04
Lester plots to destroy Betty by hosting a rigged quiz show, pitting her and her 7th grade teacher, Mrs. Thissle03
Betty's is invited to dinner by network owner Mister Zoblotnick02
David Lynch returned to television in 1992 with On the Air, a situation comedy (of all things) centered on the backstage hijinks on the set of a 1950s variety show.01