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 […]

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 […]

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 Honeymooners

The Honeymooners

The Honeymooners is an American situation comedy, based on a recurring 1951–55 sketch of the same name.  It originally aired on the DuMont network’s Cavalcade of Stars and subsequently on the CBS network’s The Jackie Gleason Show, which was filmed before a live audience. The Honeymooners debuted as a half-hour series on October 1st, 1955.  […]

It’s Always Jan

It's Always Jan

It’s Always Jan is an American situation comedy starring Janis Paige, which aired on CBS in the 1955-1956 season.  It was the lead-in program at 9:30 p.m. Eastern on Saturday evenings to the first season of the long-running western, Gunsmoke, starring James Arness. The program centers on war widow and single mother Jan Stewart and her two single female roommates, secretary Pat Murphy (Patricia Bright), […]

It’s a Great Life

It's a Great Life

It’s a Great Life (also known in syndicated reruns as The Bachelors) is an American situation comedy which aired on NBC from 1954 to 1956.  Frances Bavier, six years before being cast as Aunt Bea in CBS’s The Andy Griffith Show, played a somewhat similar role as Mrs. Amy Morgan, the owner of a boarding […]

Susie

Susie aka Private Secretary

Susie (also known as Private Secretary) is an American situation comedy that aired from February 1st, 1953 to September 10th, 1957 on CBS, alternating with The Jack Benny Program on Sundays at 7:30pm EST.  The series stars Ann Sothern as Susan Camille “Susie” MacNamara, devoted secretary to handsome talent agent Peter Sands, played by Don […]

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