It was the least successful series that Duvall produced for Showtime and ran for only four episodes.
Her role of Pansy in Terry Gilliam's Time Bandits (1981) followed.
In 1982, Duvall narrated, hosted and was executive producer of the children's television program Faerie Tale Theatre.
She created Nightmare Classics (1989), a third Showtime anthology series that featured adaptations of well-known horror stories by authors including Edgar Allan Poe.
Unlike the previous two series, Nightmare Classics was aimed at a teenage and adult audience.
The series ran for nine episodes garnered Duvall an Emmy nomination.
While Duvall was producing Fairy Tale Theatre, it was reported that she was to star as the lead in the film adaptation of Tom Robbins’s Even Cowgirls Get the Blues, which starred Mick Jagger, Jerry Hall, her sister Cindy Hall and Sissy Spacek.
In 1985, she created Tall Tales & Legends, another one-hour anthology series for Showtime, which featured adaptations of American folk tales.
As with Faerie Tale Theatre, the series starred well-known Hollywood actors with Duvall as host, executive producer, and occasional guest star.
Duvall began her career appearing in various Robert Altman films in the 1970s, including Brewster Mc Cloud (1970), Mc Cabe & Mrs.