Barney Miller

Barney Miller

Barney Miller is an American situation comedy television series set in a New York City police station in Greenwich Village.  The series originally was broadcast from January 23rd, 1975, to May 20th, 1982, on ABC.  It was created by Danny Arnold and Theodore J. Flicker.  Noam Pitlik directed the majority of the episodes. Barney Miller […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Masquerade Party

Masquerade Party

Masquerade Party is an American television game show.  During its original run from 1952–1960, the show appeared at various times on all three major networks except DuMont (ABC, NBC, and CBS).  A syndicated revival was produced for one season in 1974-75. A panel of celebrities met with another celebrity that was in heavy make-up and/or costume; this disguise would always […]

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