The Johnny Cash Show

The Johnny Cash Show

The Johnny Cash Show was an American television music variety show hosted by Johnny Cash.  The Screen Gems 58-episode series ran from June 7th, 1969 to March 31st, 1971 on ABC; it was taped at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee.  The show reached No. 17 in the Nielsen ratings in 1970. Cash opened each […]

This Is Tom Jones

This is Tom Jones

This Is Tom Jones was an ATV variety series starring Tom Jones. The series was exported to the United States by ITC Entertainment and was networked there by ABC. The series ran between 1969 and 1971 to total 65 color episodes. Jones was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for “Best Actor In a Television […]

The Time Tunnel

the time tunnel

The Time Tunnel is a 1966–1967 U.S. color science fiction TV series, written around a theme of time travel adventure. The show was creator-producer Irwin Allen’s third science fiction television series, released by 20th Century Fox and broadcast on ABC. The show ran for one season of 30 episodes. Project Tic-Toc is a top secret […]

Camp Runamuck

Camp Runamuck

Camp Runamuck is an American sitcom which aired on NBC during the 1965-1966 television season.  The series was created and executive produced by David Swift, and aired for 26 episodes. The series related the wacky goings-on at the titular boys’ summer camp, and at Camp Divine, its girls counterpart across the lake.  Runamuck was run […]

The Reporter

The Reporter

The Reporter is an American drama series that aired on CBS from September 25th to December 18th, 1964.  The series was created by Jerome Weidman and developed by executive producers Keefe Brasselle and John Simon. The series stars Harry Guardino as Danny Taylor, a reporter for the fictitious New York Globe newspaper.  Guardino’s co-stars were […]

Gomer Pyle, USMC

Gomer Pyle USMC

Gomer Pyle, USMC is an American situation comedy that originally aired on CBS from September 25th, 1964, to May 2nd, 1969.  The series was a spin-off of The Andy Griffith Show, and the pilot episode was aired as the season finale of the fourth season of its parent series on May 18th, 1964.  The show […]

The Entertainers

The Entertainers

The Entertainers is a one-hour American variety show that aired on CBS from September 25th, 1964 through March 27th, 1965.  The series, produced by Joe Hamilton, featured three stars, Hamilton’s wife Carol Burnett, Caterina Valente, and Bob Newhart. Each week, the series, originating from New York, presented comedy sketches and musical numbers performed by a […]

12 O’Clock High

12 O'Clock High

12 O’Clock High (also known as Twelve O’Clock High) is an American drama series set in World War II.  This TV series originally broadcast on ABC for two-and-one-half seasons from September 18th, 1964, through January 13th, 1967 and was based on the motion picture Twelve O’Clock High (1949).  The series was a co-production of 20th […]

Valentine’s Day

Valentine's Day

Valentine’s Day is a 1964 ABC sitcom that aired from September 18th, 1964 until April 30th, 1965. The series starred Tony Franciosa as Valentine Farrow, a swinging Manhattan publishing executive, and Jack Soo, later of Barney Miller as Rocky Sin, Farrow’s poker-playing con-artist valet.  The show was created by Hal Kanter and lasted only one […]

The Addams Family

The Addams Family

The Addams Family is an American television series based on the characters in Charles Addams’ New Yorker cartoons.  The 30-minute series was shot in black-and-white and aired for two seasons on ABC from September 18th, 1964, to April 8th, 1966, for a total of 64 episodes. It is often compared to its CBS rival, The […]

Jonny Quest

Jonny Quest

Jonny Quest debuted on ABC at 7:30PM EDT on Friday, September 18th, 1964.  This prime time animated TV series is an American science fiction adventure television series about a boy who accompanies his scientist father on extraordinary adventures.  It was produced by Hanna-Barbera Productions for Screen Gems, and created and designed by comic book artist […]

The Flintstones

The Flintstones

The Flintstones is an animated, prime-time American television sitcom cartoon that was broadcast from September 30th, 1960, to April 1st, 1966, on ABC.  The show was produced by Hanna-Barbera. The Flintstones was about a working-class Stone Age man’s life with his family and his next-door neighbor and best friend. Battery Operated Fred Flintstone’s Bedrock Band, Alps Co., Japan, 1962  Winston!  Smoke a Winston!  Yabba […]

Huntley – Brinkley Report

The Huntley Brinkley Report

The Huntley-Brinkley Report (sometimes known as The Texaco Huntley-Brinkley Report, for one of its early sponsors) was the NBC television network’s flagship evening news program from October 29th, 1956, until July 31st, 1970.  It was anchored by Chet Huntley in New York City, and David Brinkley in Washington, D.C.  It succeeded the Camel News Caravan, […]

The Vise

The Vise

The Vise is a half-hour dramatic anthology television series which aired at 9:30 p.m. EST on Fridays on ABC from December 1955 to June 1957. Produced in London and hosted by Australian actor Ron Randell, the suspense series depicted people unwittingly trapped in “the vise” of fate due to their own actions, usually of a criminal nature. Each episode boasted a different cast and was an entity […]

Crusader

Crusader

Crusader (sometimes erroneously listed as The Crusader) is a half-hour black-and-white American adventure/drama series that aired on CBS for two seasons from October 7th, 1955 to December 28th, 1956. The series stars Brian Keith as the fictitious free-lance journalist Matt Anders, whose mother’s death in a World War II Nazi concentration camp in German-occupied Poland […]

Crossroads

Crossroads

Crossroads is an American television anthology series based on the activities of clergymen from different denominations.  It aired from October 1955 to June 1956 on ABC.  The series’ second season aired from October 1956 to June 1957 in syndication. The episodes, which often had deep spiritual themes, were usually set in the 1950s, but some were framed for an earlier era.  The series […]

The Adventures of Champion

The Adventures of Champion

The Adventures of Champion is an American children’s Western series that aired from September 23rd, 1955 to March 3rd, 1956 for 26 episodes on CBS.  In the United Kingdom, the series was re-broadcast under the title Champion the Wonder Horse. The series starred Barry Curtis as 12-year-old Ricky North, who lived on his uncle’s ranch […]

John Charles Daly and the News

John Charles Daly and the News

John Charles Patrick Croghan Daly (generally known as John Charles Daly or simply John Daly (February 20th, 1914 – February 24th, 1991) was an American journalist, game show host and radio personality, probably best known for hosting the panel show What’s My Line?.  He was the vice president of ABC during the 1950s.  On December […]

Disneyland

Disneyland tv show

The first incarnation of the Walt Disney anthology television series, commonly called The Wonderful World of Disney, premiered on ABC on Wednesday night, October 27th, 1954 under the name Disneyland.  The same basic show has since appeared on several networks under a variety of titles.  Originally hosted by Walt Disney himself, the series presented animated cartoons and other material (some […]

The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin

The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin

The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin is an American children’s television program.  The show ran for five seasons on ABC on Friday evenings from October 1954 to May 1959, airing 166 episodes.  ABC reran the series on late afternoons from September 1959 to September 1961. It starred child actor Lee Aaker as Rusty, a boy orphaned in an Indian raid, […]

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