The Cape (1996 TV series)
|Theme music composer||John Debney|
|Opening theme||"The Cape Theme"|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of episodes||22|
|Executive producer(s)||Gil Grant|
|Location(s)||Cape Canaveral, Florida|
|Running time||42 minutes|
|Picture format||SDTV/NTSC 480i|
|Audio format||5.1 Surround Sound|
|Original release||September 9, 1996 – May 19, 1997|
The Cape is an American dramatic TV series, with elements of science fiction, action/adventure, and drama, that was produced for syndication during the 1996–97 television season. The Cape told the story of select members of the NASA Astronaut Corps at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida with a focus on their personal lives as they train for, and execute, Space Shuttle missions. The series stars Corbin Bernsen as USAF Colonel Henry J. "Bull" Eckert, an experienced astronaut who, early in the series, was the Director of Astronaut Training but later in the series was also tasked with the responsibility of Chief of the Astronaut Office.
Composers John Debney and Louis Febre won Emmy Awards for their music on The Cape in 1997. The series was also nominated in the Outstanding Sound Editing For A Series and Outstanding Main Title Music for a series in 1997.
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- The Cape, Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
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