Get Smart

get smart

Get Smart is an American comedy television series created by Mel Brooks and Buck Henry that satirizes the secret agent genre.  It ran from September 18th, 1965, to May 15th, 1970. The show stars Don Adams (as Maxwell Smart, Agent 86), Barbara Feldon (as Agent 99), and Edward Platt (as Chief).  Henry said they created […]

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 Long, Hot Summer

The Long, Hot Summer

The Long, Hot Summer is an American drama series from 20th Century Fox Television that was broadcast on ABC-TV for one season from 1965-1966.  Created by Dean Riesner, The Long, Hot Summer was based on the novel The Hamlet by William Faulkner, the short story “Barn Burning”, and the 1958 film of the same name. […]

Mona McCluskey

Mona McCluskey

Mona McCluskey (also known as Meet Mona McCluskey) is an American sitcom that aired on NBC as part of its 1965-1966 schedule.  The series stars Juliet Prowse in the title role, and aired from September 16th, 1965 to April 14th, 1966. Prowse portrayed Mona McCluskey, an actress who marries a United States Air Force sergeant, Mike McCluskey, played by Denny Scott Miller.  The major premise of […]

Laredo

Laredo

Laredo is an American Western television series that aired on NBC from September 16th, 1965, to April 7th, 1967.  Laredo stars Neville Brand, William Smith, Peter Brown, and Philip Carey as Texas Rangers.  It is set on the Mexican border around Laredo, Texas.  The program was produced by Universal Television. The pilot episode of Laredo […]

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, […]

My Mother the Car

My Mother the Car

My Mother the Car is an American fantasy sitcom which aired for a single season on NBC between September 14th, 1965 and April 5th, 1966.  A total of 30 episodes were produced by United Artists Television. Critics and adult viewers generally panned the show, often savagely.  My Mother the Car was an original variation on […]

The John Forsythe Show

The John Forsythe Show

The John Forsythe Show began as a situation comedy in the fall of 1965 on NBC, but at mid-season it switched to a spy show. NBC advertising in February of ’65, gave a working title of The Mr. and The Misses.  In the first phase of the series, John Forsythe appeared as United States Air […]

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. […]

The King Family Show

The King Family Show

The King Family Show is an American musical variety series that featured The King Sisters and their extended musical family.  The series first aired on ABC from January 1965 to January 1966.  The series was revived in 1969, airing from March to September 1969. After an appearance on The Hollywood Palace in May 1964 drew […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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