Hullabaloo

Hullabaloo

Hullabaloo is an American musical variety series that ran on NBC from January 12th, 1965 through August 29th, 1966.  Similar to Shindig! it ran in prime time in contrast to ABC’s American Bandstand. Directed by Steve Binder, who went on to direct Elvis Presley’s ’68 Comeback Special, Hullabaloo served as a big-budget, quality showcase for […]

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 […]

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 […]

90 Bristol Court

90 Bristol Court

90 Bristol Court is the umbrella title of a short-lived NBC experiment comprising three situation comedies set in a Southern California apartment complex located at the title address.  The 90-minute block aired Monday nights and consisted of Karen (7:30-8:00pm), Harris Against the World (8:00-8:30pm), and Tom, Dick, and Mary (8:30-9:00pm). While they were promoted as […]

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 […]

Mr. Broadway

Mr. Broadway

Mr. Broadway is an American 13-episode CBS adventure and drama television series starring Craig Stevens as New York City public relations specialist Mike Bell.  The program aired at 9 p.m. Eastern time Saturdays from September 26th to December 26th, 1964.  Also featured were Bell’s assistant, Toki, portrayed by Lani Miyazaki, and his police contact, Hank […]

Gilligan’s Island

Gilligan's Island

Gilligan’s Island is an American sitcom created and produced by Sherwood Schwartz and originally produced by United Artists Television.  The situation comedy series featured Bob Denver, Alan Hale, Jr., Jim Backus, Natalie Schafer, Russell Johnson, Tina Louise, and Dawn Wells.  It aired for three seasons on the CBS network from September 26th, 1964, to April […]

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 […]

The Baileys of Balboa

The Baileys of Balboa

The Baileys of Balboa is an American sitcom that appeared on CBS in the 1964-1965 season on Thursdays at 9:30pm ET.  The show was directed by Gary Nelson and Bob Sweeney. The show was primarily developed for the network because its president, James T. Aubrey, insisted that Gilligan’s Island, which premiered the same season (and […]

Daniel Boone

Daniel Boone

Daniel Boone is an American action-adventure television series starring Fess Parker as Daniel Boone that aired from September 24th, 1964 to September 10th, 1970 on NBC for 165 episodes, and was made by 20th Century Fox Television. Ed Ames co-starred as Mingo, Boone’s Cherokee friend, for the first four seasons of the series.  Albert Salmi […]

The Munsters

The Munsters

The Munsters is an American television sitcom depicting the home life of a family of benign monsters.  The series originally aired on Thursday at 7:30pm on CBS from September 24th, 1964, to May 12th, 1966.  Seventy episodes were produced. The series stars Fred Gwynne as Herman Munster and Yvonne De Carlo as his wife, Lily […]

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 […]

The Man From U.N.C.L.E.

The Man From U.N.C.L.E.

The Man from U.N.C.L.E. is an American television series that was broadcast on NBC from September 22nd, 1964, to January 15th, 1968.  It follows the exploits of two secret agents, played by Robert Vaughn and David McCallum, who work for a fictitious secret international espionage and law-enforcement agency called U.N.C.L.E. Originally co-creator Sam Rolfe wanted […]

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 […]

Slattery’s People

Slattery's People

Slattery’s People is a 1964-1965 American television series about local politics starring Richard Crenna as title character James Slattery, a state legislator, co-starring Ed Asner and Tol Avery, and featuring Carroll O’Connor and Warren Oates in a couple of episodes each.  James E. Moser was executive producer.  The program, telecast on CBS, was nominated for […]

Many Happy Returns

Many Happy Returns

Many Happy Returns is an American situation comedy that ran on CBS for twenty-six episodes, from September 21st, 1964 to April 12th, 1965, under the sponsorship of General Foods.  The Tagline of the show was Krockmeyer’s Appreciates Your Patronage. The show stars character actor John McGiver.  Known for his emphatic, precise, dogmatic bearing and firm […]

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 Famous Adventures of Mr. Magoo

The Famous Adventures of Mr. Magoo is an animated television series, produced by United Productions of America, which aired on NBC for one season (1964 –1965) of 24 episodes.  The television series was based on the original cartoon of the same name, with Jim Backus reprising the voice over of the role he did on […]

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