the Ghost and Mrs. Muir

the Ghost and Mrs. Muir

The Ghost & Mrs. Muir is an American situation comedy based on the 1947 film of the same name, which was based on the 1945 novel by R. A. Dick. Itpremiered in September 1968 on NBC.  After NBC canceled the series, it aired on ABC for one season before being canceled a final time. The series stars Hope Lange as Carolyn Muir, a young widow […]

Blondie

Blondie

Blondie (also known as The New Blondie) is an American sitcom that aired on CBS during the 1968-1969 television season.  The series is an updated version of the 1957 TV series that was based on the comic strip of the same name.  The series stars Will Hutchins as Dagwood Bumstead and Jim Backusas his boss Mr. Dithers, and featured child character actress Pamelyn Ferdin as the Bumstead’s daughter, and […]

The Ugliest Girl in Town

The Ugliest Girl in Town

The Ugliest Girl in Town is a short-lived American sitcom produced by Screen Gems for ABC.  It ran from September 26th, 1968 to January 30th, 1969. Timothy Blair is a Hollywood talent agent.  He falls in love with Julie Renfield, a British actress who is visiting the United States to do a movie.  After that movie is finished, she returns to […]

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 […]

The Doris Day Show

The Doris Day Show

The Doris Day Show is an American sitcom that was originally broadcast on the CBS Television network from September 1968 until March 1973, remaining on the air for five seasons and 128 episodes. The Doris Day Show was also the title of her radio show which aired from Hollywood in 1952, with “It’s Magic” as […]

The Mod Squad

The Mod Squad

A “hippie” undercover cop show that ran on ABC from September 24th, 1968, until August 23rd, 1973.   It starred Michael Cole as Pete Cochran, Peggy Lipton as Julie Barnes, Clarence Williams III as Linc Hayes, and Tige Andrews as Captain Adam Greer.  The executive producers of the series were Aaron Spelling and Danny Thomas. They were The Mod Squad (“One black, one white, one blond”), the hippest and first young undercover […]

Lancer

Lancer

Lancer is an American Western series that aired on CBS from September 1968, to May 1970.  Lancer lasted for fifty-one hour-long episodes shot in color.  The series stars Andrew Duggan, James Stacy, and Wayne Maunder as a father with two half-brother sons, an arrangement similar to the more successful Bonanza on NBC. Duggan stars as […]

Mayberry R.F.D.

Mayberry RFD

Mayberry R.F.D. is an American television series produced as a spin-off and direct continuation of The Andy Griffith Show.  When star Andy Griffith decided to leave his series, most of the supporting characters returned for the new program, which ran for three seasons (78 episodes) on the CBS Television Network from 1968–1971.   During the final season of The Andy Griffith Show, widower farmer Sam Jones (Ken […]

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 […]

Adam-12

Adam-12

Adam-12 is a television police drama that followed two police officers of the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD), Pete Malloy and Jim Reed, as they rode the streets of Los Angeles in their patrol unit, 1-Adam-12.  Created by R. A. Cinader and Jack Webb, who is known for creating Dragnet, the series captured a typical […]

Julia

Julia

Julia is an American sitcom notable for being one of the first weekly series to depict an African American woman in a non-stereotypical role.  Previous television series featured African American lead characters, but the characters were usually servants.  The show stars actress and singer Diahann Carroll, and ran for 86 episodes on NBC from September 17th, 1968 to March 23rd, 1971. The series was produced […]

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 […]

Mission: Impossible

Mission: Impossible

This tape will self-destruct in 5 seconds…. Mission: Impossible is an American television series that was created and initially produced by Bruce Geller.  It chronicles the missions of a team of secret government agents known as the Impossible Missions Force (IMF).  In the first season, the team is led by Dan Briggs, played by Steven […]

Family Affair

Family Affair

Family Affair is an American sitcom that aired on CBS from September 12th, 1966 to September 9th, 1971.  The series explored the trials of well-to-do civil engineer and bachelor Bill Davis (Brian Keith) as he attempted to raise his brother’s orphaned children in his luxury New York City apartment.  Davis’ traditional English gentleman’s gentleman, Mr. […]

The Rat Patrol

rat patrol

The Rat Patrol is an American television program that aired on ABC during the 1966–1968 seasons. A total of fifty-eight 30-minute episodes were produced by Mirisch-Rich Television Productions, a subsidiary of United Artists Television, in association with Tom Gries Productions Inc.  Just as The Man From U.N.C.L.E. episode titles included the word “Affair”, all Rat […]

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 […]

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 […]

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