Then Came Bronson

Then Came Bronson

Then Came Bronson is an American adventure/drama television series starring Michael Parks that aired on NBC from 1969 to 1970, and was produced by MGM Television.  The series, created by Denne Bart Petitclerc, began with a movie pilot on Monday, March 24th, 1969.  The series was approved for one year and began its first run […]

Room 222

Room 222

Room 222 is an American comedy-drama television series produced by 20th Century Fox Television.  The series aired on ABC for 112 episodes from September 17th, 1969 until January 11th, 1974. The series focused on an American history class at the fictional Walt Whitman High School in Los Angeles, California, although it also depicted other events […]

The Courtship of Eddie’s Father

The Courtship of Eddie's Father

 Debuted September 17th, 1969, and was last broadcast on March 1st, 1972.   The Courtship of Eddie’s Father is an American television sitcom based on the 1963 movie of the same name, which was based on the book written by Mark Toby (edited by Dorothy Wilson).  It tells the story of a widower, Tom Corbett (played by Bill Bixby), who […]

The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour

The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour

The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour is an American network television music and comedy variety show hosted by singer Glen Campbell from January 1969 through June 1972 on CBS. He was offered the show after he hosted a 1968 summer replacement for The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour.  Campbell used “Gentle on My Mind” as the theme song of the show.  The […]

Here Come the Brides

Here Come the Brides

Here Come the Brides is an American comedy Western series from Screen Gems that aired on the ABC television network from September 25th, 1968 to April 3rd, 1970.   The series was loosely based upon the Mercer Girls, Asa Mercer‘s efforts to bring civilization to old Seattle by importing marriageable women from the east coast of the United States in the 1860s, where the ravages of the American Civil […]

Gidget

Gidget

Gidget is an American situation comedy about a surfing, boy-crazy teenager called “Gidget” and her widowed father Russ Lawrence, a UCLA professor.  Sally Field stars as Gidget with Don Porter as father Russell Lawrence.  The series was first broadcast on ABC from September 15th, 1965 to April 21st, 1966. The television series was based upon concepts and characters created by Frederick Kohner in his […]

Lost in Space

lost in space

Lost in Space is an American science fiction television series created and produced by Irwin Allen, filmed by 20th Century Fox Television, and broadcast on CBS.  The show ran for three seasons, with 83 episodes airing between September 15th, 1965, and March 6th, 1968. Though the original television series concept centered on the Robinson family, […]

ABC Scope

ABC Scope

ABC Scope is a public affairs program that appeared on the ABC television network from 1964–1968, hosted by Howard K. Smith, the future anchor of the ABC Evening News.  News reporters Louis Rukeyser, Frank Reynolds and John Scali also appeared. The program provided its viewer with an in-depth look at the important political, economic and […]

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 […]

Cara Williams Show

The Cara Williams Show

The Cara Williams Show is an American sitcom that aired in 1964 on CBS.  Cara Williams starred with costars Frank Aletter, previously the star of Bringing Up Buddy on CBS, and Jack Sheldon, later star of the short-lived 1966 series, Run, Buddy, Run, also on CBS. On the series, Williams and Aletter played Cara and […]

Mickey

Mickey

Mickey is an American situation comedy that aired on ABC from September 1964 to January 1965.  Mickey Grady (Mickey Rooney), a retired businessman, inherits the luxury Newport Arms Hotel in Newport Beach, California, and decides to run it.  Created and produced by Bob Fisher and Arthur Marx, the series stars Mickey Rooney, and was filmed […]

Shindig!

Shindig!

Shindig! is an American musical variety series which aired on ABC from September 16th, 1964 to January 8th, 1966.  The show was hosted by Jimmy O’Neill, a disc jockey in Los Angeles at the time, who also created the show, along with his wife Sharon Sheeley and production executive Art Stolnitz. Shindig! was conceived as […]

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 20th Century Fox Hour

20th Century Fox

The 20th Century Fox Hour is an American drama anthology series televised in the United States on CBS from 1955 to 1957. Presenting both originals and remakes, The 20th Century Fox Hour was telecast on Wednesday nights at 10pm, alternating each week with The U.S. Steel Hour. Many of the programs were shortened versions of […]

Screen Directors Playhouse

Screen Director’s Playhouse is a popular American radio and television anthology series which brought leading Hollywood actors to the NBC microphones beginning in 1949.  The radio program broadcast adaptations of films, and original directors of the films were sometimes involved in the productions, although their participation was usually limited to introducing the radio adaptations, and […]

Brave Eagle

Brave Eagle

Brave Eagle is a 26-episode half-hour western television series which aired on CBS from September 28th, 1955, to March 14th, 1956, with rebroadcasts continuing until June 6th.  Keith Larsen, who was of Norwegian descent, starred as Brave Eagle, a peaceful young Cheyenne chief. The program reflected the Native American viewpoint towards the settlement of the American West, and was the first series to feature an […]

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 […]

MGM Parade

MGM Parade

MGM Parade is the title of a documentary television series produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and broadcast by the ABC network during the 1955-56 season on Wednesdays at 8:30pm (E.S.T.), under the alternate sponsorship of American Tobacco (Pall Mall), and General Foods (Instant Maxwell House). Hosted by George Murphy (September 14th, 1955 – March 7th, 1956), Walter Pidgeon (March 14th – May 2nd, 1956) and other MGM stars, the series […]

The Millionaire

The Millionaire

The Millionaire is an American anthology series that aired on CBS from January 19th, 1955, to June 8th, 1960, originally sponsored by Colgate-Palmolive.  The series explored the ways sudden and unexpected wealth changed life for better or for worse and became a five-season hit during the Golden Age of Television. The Millionaire told the stories of people who were given one million […]

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 […]

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