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Another World

1 9 6 4 - 1 9 9 9 (USA) One of several daytime serial dramas created by Irna Phillips for American television, Another World was the first...

ANZACS

1 9 8 5 (Australia) 5 x 100 minute episodes This 1985 miniseries followed the lives of a dozen volunteer Australian soldiers who served in the 8th...

Apple’s Way

1 9 7 4 - 1 9 7 5 (USA) 28 x 60 minute episodes After years of experiencing the rat race of Los Angeles, George Apple,...

Appleyards, The

1 9 5 2 - 1 9 5 7 (UK) 160 x 20 minute episodes BBC television's first foray into soap opera was actually children's programme The Appleyards,...

Aquanauts, The/Malibu Run

1 9 6 0 - 1 9 6 1 (USA) 32 x 60 minute episodes This 60 minute black and white action adventure series from CBS featured...

Arcade

1 9 8 0 (Australia) 38 x 30 minute episodes (Only 10 went to air) Arcade was Bill Harmon's swansong in Australian television. Harmon, who had worked in...

Archer

1 9 7 5 (USA) 6 x 60 minute episodes Former cop Lew Archer (Brian Keith) is now a private detective who is not above bending the...

Armchair Theatre/Armchair Cinema

1 9 5 6 - 1 9 7 3(UK) 1 9 7 4 - 1 9 7 5 (UK) 457 x 60 minute plays Armchair Theatre was a...

Armchair Thriller

1 9 7 8 (UK) 26 x 30 minute episodes 1 9 8 0 (UK) 28 x 30 minute episodes Armchair Thriller screened twice weekly in 1978 and 1980, with each...

Armstrong Circle Theatre

1 9 5 0 - 1 9 6 3 (USA) Narrated by a succession of hosts (most famously Douglas Edwards), this CBS show specialised in dramas...

Arrest & Trial

1 9 6 3 - 1 9 6 4 (USA) 30 x 90 minute episodes A crime drama show in two parts that, in the first 45-minute...

Arthur of the Britons

1 9 7 2 - 1 9 7 3 (UK) 26 x 30 minute episodes This series stripped away the elaborate medieval view of Camelot, Guinevere and...

As The World Turns

1 9 5 6 - Current (USA) 11,000+ x 30/60 minute episodes Set in the town of Oakdale, As The World Turns is one of the longest running daytime...

Assignment: Vienna

1 9 7 2 - 1 9 7 3 (USA) 1 x 96 minute episode 8 x 60 minute episodes Jake Webster (Robert Conrad), the owner of Jake's...

Automan

1 9 8 3 - 1 9 8 4 (USA) 3 x 60 minute episodes 12 x 50 minute episodes This futuristic cop show featured a 3-D hologram...

Autumn Affair

1 9 5 8 - 1 9 5 9 (Australia) 156 x 15 minute episodes "I, Julia Parrish, am now 43, the early autumn time of life, the...

Avengers, The

1 9 6 1 - 1 9 6 9 (UK) 161 x 50 minute episodes When The Avengers began in March 1961 it bore little resemblance to the flippant...

Aweful Mr Goodall, The

1 9 7 4 (UK) After more than 15 years as a lieutenant-colonel in MI5 and DI5, 55-year-old widower Jack Goodall (Robert Urquhart) hung up his...

B.A.D.C.A.T.S.

1 9 8 0 (USA) 6 x 60 minute episodes Nick Donovan (Asher Brauner) and Ocee James (Steve Hanks) were ex-racing drivers who had been recruited by...

Baa Baa Black Sheep

1 9 7 6 - 1 9 7 8 (USA) 1 x 95 minute episode 35 x 60 minute episodes Based loosely on the book of the same...

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‘Allo ‘Allo

1 9 8 4 - 1 9 9 2 (UK) 55 x 30 minute episodes 26 x 25 minute episodes 3 x 45 minute episodes 1 x 35 minute...

$10,000 Pyramid, The

1 9 7 3 - 1 9 7 6 (USA) 4270 x 30 minute episodes "Keep your eye on this spot! You are about to see one...

$64,000 Question, The

1 9 5 5 - 1 9 5 8 (USA) Before the quiz show scandal of the late 1950s, The $64,000 Question was a high-stakes, nail-biting, ratings-topping game...

12 O’clock High

1 9 6 4 - 1 9 6 7 (USA) 78 x 60 minute episodes 12 O'clock High chronicled the adventures of the men of the...

13 Queens Boulevard

1 9 7 9 (USA) 9 x 30 minute episodes Originally to have been titled Five Women, this short-lived comedy series starring Eileen Brennan was originally meant to...