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 Johnny Cash Show

The Johnny Cash Show

The Johnny Cash Show was an American television music variety show hosted by Johnny Cash.  The Screen Gems 58-episode series ran from June 7th, 1969 to March 31st, 1971 on ABC; it was taped at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee.  The show reached No. 17 in the Nielsen ratings in 1970. Cash opened each […]

This Is Tom Jones

This is Tom Jones

This Is Tom Jones was an ATV variety series starring Tom Jones. The series was exported to the United States by ITC Entertainment and was networked there by ABC. The series ran between 1969 and 1971 to total 65 color episodes. Jones was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for “Best Actor In a Television […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

Bewitched

Bewitched

Bewitched is an American TV situation comedy fantasy that was originally broadcast for eight seasons on ABC from 1964 to 1972.  It was created by Sol Saks under executive director Harry Ackerman, and starred actress Elizabeth Montgomery, Dick York (1964–1969), Dick Sargent (1969–1972), Agnes Moorehead, and David White. The show is about a witch who […]

My Three Sons

My Three Sons is an American situation comedy.  The series ran from 1960 to 1965 on ABC, and moved to CBS until its end on August 24th, 1972.  My Three Sons chronicles the life of a widower and aeronautical engineer named Steven Douglas (Fred MacMurray), raising his three sons.  The series also starred William Frawley as the boys’ live-in maternal grandfather, Bub.  William Demarest replaced […]

Bonanza

bonanza

We got a right to pick a little fight Bonanza! If anyone fights anyone of us, he’s got a fight with me.  We’re not a one to saddle up and run Bonanza! Bonanza is an NBC television western series that ran from September 12th, 1959, to January 16th, 1973.  Lasting 14 seasons and 430 episodes, […]

Gunsmoke

Gunsmoke

Gunsmoke is an American radio and television Western drama series created by director Norman MacDonnell and writer John Meston.  The stories take place in and around Dodge City, Kansas, during the settlement of the American West.  The central character is lawman Marshal Matt Dillon, played by William Conrad on radio and James Arness on television. […]

The Lawrence Welk Show

The Laawrence Welk Show

The Lawrence Welk Show is an American televised musical variety show hosted by big band leader Lawrence Welk.  The series aired locally in Los Angeles for four years (1951–55), then nationally for another 27½ years via the ABC network (1955–71). In 1951, The Lawrence Welk Show started as a local program on KTLA-TV in Los […]

Lassie

Lassie

Lassie is an American television series that follows the adventures of a female Rough Collie dog named Lassie and her companions, human and animal. The show was the creation of producer Robert Maxwell and animal trainer Rudd Weatherwax and was televised from September 12th, 1954, to March 24th, 1973. The show chalked up seventeen seasons […]

Name That Tune

Name That Tune

Name That Tune is an American television game show that put two contestants against each other to test their knowledge of songs.  Premiering in the United States on NBC Radio in 1952, the show was created and produced by Harry Salter and his wife Roberta.  Name That Tune ran from 1953 to 1959 on NBC and CBS in prime time. The first hosts were Red Benson […]

The Red Skelton Show

The Red Skelton Show

The Red Skelton Show is an American variety show that was a television staple for two decades, from 1951 to 1971.  The host of the show, Richard Bernard “Red” Skelton, who had previously been a radio star, had appeared in several motion pictures as well.  Although his television series is largely associated with CBS, where it appeared for more than fifteen years, it actually began and […]

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