Land of the Giants

land of the giants

Land of the Giants is an hour-long American science fiction television program lasting two seasons beginning on September 22nd, 1968, and ending on March 22nd, 1970. The show was created and produced by Irwin Allen.  Land of the Giants was the fourth of Allen’s science fiction TV series.  The show was aired on ABC and […]

The New Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

The New Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

The New Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is an American children’s television series that originally aired on NBC from September 15th, 1968 through February 23rd, 1969. Produced by Hanna-Barbera and based on the classic Mark Twain characters, the program starred its three live-action heroes, Huck Finn (Michael Shea), Becky Thatcher (LuAnn Haslam), and Tom Sawyer (Kevin […]

My Friend Tony

My Friend Tony

My Friend Tony is an American crime drama that aired on NBC in 1969.  The pilot originally aired as “My Pal Tony” on The Danny Thomas Hour on March 4th, 1968. The series features Enzo Cerusico as the title character, Tony Novello, and James Whitmore as John Woodruff, a professor of criminology who served in Italy during World War II.  As a child, Novello had been a street urchin who survived […]

Gentle Ben

Gentle Ben

Ran from September 10th, 1967 to August 31st, 1969, airing a total of 58 episodes in two seasons.  Starring Dennis Weaver and Clint Howard (Opie’s brother) and oh yeah, a 650 lb. black bear.  The adventures of a Florida Everglades Game Warden.   Musician and voice actor Candy Candido provided the voice of Ben.  Dennis […]

It’s About Time

it's about time

It’s about time, it’s about space, about two men in the strangest place. It’s About Time is an American fantasy/science-fiction comedy TV series that aired on CBS for one season of 26 episodes in 1966–1967.  The series was created by Sherwood Schwartz, and used sets, props and incidental music from Schwartz’s other television series in […]

For The People

For The People

For the People is an American Legal drama that aired Sundays from January 31st until May 9th, 1965 on CBS. This one season, thirteen episode drama had William Shatner playing an assistant district attorney in New York City.  The show’s cancellation left Shatner free to accept the role of Captain James T. Kirk on Star […]

Branded

Branded

Branded is an American Western series which aired on NBC from 1965 through 1966, sponsored by Procter & Gamble in its Sunday night 8:30 p.m. Eastern Time period, and starred Chuck Connors as Jason McCord, a United States Army Cavalry captain who had been drummed out of the service following an unjust accusation of cowardice. […]

Profiles In Courage

Profiles in Courage

Profiles in Courage is an American historical anthology series that was telecast weekly on NBC from November 8th, 1964 to May 9th, 1965 (Sundays, 6:30-7:30pm, Eastern).  The series was based on the recently-assassinated President John F. Kennedy’s Pulitzer Prize winning book, Profiles in Courage. The series lasted for 26 episodes, each of which would feature […]

My Living Doll

My Living Doll

My Living Doll is an American science fiction sitcom that aired for 26 episodes on CBS from September 27th, 1964 to March 17th, 1965.  This series was produced by Jack Chertok and was filmed at Desilu studios by Jack Chertok Television, Inc., in association with the CBS Television Network.  The series was unusual in that […]

World War One

World War One

World War One is an American documentary television series that was shown on CBS during the 1964–1965 television season to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the start of the war.  The series was produced by CBS News, which featured 26 half-hour episodes, was narrated by Robert Ryan. World War One originally aired on Tuesday nights […]

Broadside

Broadside

Broadside is an American sitcom that aired on ABC during the 1964-1965 TV season.  There were 32 episodes, the first of which aired September 20th, 1964.  The series, produced by McHale’s Navy creator Edward Montagne, starred Kathleen Nolan, formerly of The Real McCoys (her character, Lieutenant Morgan, had first appeared on McHale’s Navy the previous […]

The Rogues

The Rogues

The Rogues is an American television series that appeared on NBC from September 13th, 1964, to April 18th, 1965, starring David Niven, Charles Boyer, and Gig Young as a related trio of former con-men who could, for the right price, be persuaded to trick a very wealthy and heinously unscrupulous mark.  Although it won the […]

The Loretta Young Show

The Loretta Young Show

Letter to Loretta (also known as The Loretta Young Show) is an American anthology drama series telecast on NBC from September 1953 to June 1961 for a total of 165 episodes.  The filmed show was hosted by Loretta Young who also played the lead in various episodes. Letter to Loretta was sponsored by Procter & Gamble from 1953 through 1960. The final season’s sponsor was Warner-Lambert’s Listerine. The program […]

Car 54 Where are you?

Car 54, Where Are You? is an American sitcom that ran on NBC from 1961 to 1963, and was about two New York City police officers based at the fictional 53rd precinct in The Bronx.  Car 54 was their patrol car. The show was filmed only in black-and-white.  Episodes had different directors, the most recognized […]

Mister Ed

Mister Ed

Willlllburrrrrr!!  Mister Ed is an American television situation comedy produced by Filmways that first aired in syndication from January 5th to July 2nd, 1961, and then on CBS from October 1st, 1961, to February 6th, 1966. The show’s title character is a fictional talking horse, originally appearing in short stories by Walter R. Brooks.  Mister Ed is one of the few series to […]

Tales of the 77th Bengal Lancers

Tales of the 77th Bengal Lancers

Tales of the 77th Bengal Lancers is a television series broadcast in the United States by NBC during its 1956-57 season. In a period in which much of the programming on U.S. television consisted of westerns, Tales of the 77th Bengal Lancers could best be described as an “eastern”.  It consisted of the adventures of […]

Circus Boy

Circus Boy

Circus Boy is an American action/adventure/drama series that aired in prime time on NBC, and then on ABC, from 1956 to 1958.  It was then rerun by NBC on Saturday mornings, from 1958 to 1960. Set in the late 1890s, the title of the series refers to a boy named Corky.  After his parents, “The […]

The Alcoa Hour

Alcoa Hour

The Alcoa Hour is an American anthology television series that was aired live on NBC from 1955 to 1957. The series was sponsored by Alcoa. Like the Philco Television Playhouse and Goodyear Television Playhouse that had preceded it, The Alcoa Hour was a one-hour live dramatic anthology series presenting both original stories and adaptations of […]

Alfred Hitchcock Presents

Alfred Hitchcock Presents

Alfred Hitchcock Presents is an American television anthology series hosted by Alfred Hitchcock.  The series featured dramas, thrillers, and mysteries.  By the time the show premiered on October 2nd, 1955, Hitchcock had been directing films for over three decades. Alfred Hitchcock Presents is well known for its title sequence.  The camera fades in on a simple line-drawing caricature of Hitchcock’s rotund […]

Famous Film Festival

Great Expectations

Famous Film Festival was an American television prime-time movie series that aired Sunday nights from 7:30-9:00 pm (ET) on ABC during the 1955-56 television season. In 1955, ABC obtained the rights to broadcast 35 British movie titles.  These included Great Expectations (1946), Brief Encounter (1945), Odd Man Out (1947), Caesar and Cleopatra (1945), The Red […]

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