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Abbott and Costello Show, The

1 9 5 2 - 1 9 5 4 (USA) 52 x 30 minute episodes Stage and screen comedians Bud Abbott (born William Abbott) and Lou Costello...

ABC After School Specials

1 9 7 2 - 1 9 9 5 (USA) Sixty minute specials, both dramatic and documentary, for young people, ABC After School Specials were broadcast on occasional...

ABC Afternoon Playbreak

1 9 7 3 - 1 9 7 5 (USA) Irregularly scheduled 90 minute drama specials for the afternoon viewing audience. Presentations included: The Things I Never Said with...

ABC Comedy Hour, The

1 9 7 2 (USA) 13 x 60 minute episodes The ABC Comedy Hour screened between 12 January 1972 and 5 April 1972, and starred top impressionists of...

ABC Monday Night Comedy Special, The

1 9 7 7 (USA) The ABC Monday Night Comedy Special (broadcast between May and September 1977) was an umbrella title covering an assortment of films for...

ABC Movie of the Week, The

1 9 6 9 - 1 9 7 5 (USA)

ABC Rocks

1 9 8 4 - 1 9 8 5 (USA) One year after the debut of NBC's Friday Night Videos (network television's first attempt to respond to the...

ABC Saturday Superstar Movie

1 9 7 2 - 1 9 7 4 (USA) Comedy, adventure, and science fiction themed Saturday morning fare in the form of hour long animated...

Abigail and Roger

1 9 5 6 (UK) 9 x 20 minute episodes The comedy adventures of an engaged couple living separately (this was the 1950s) in London's bedsitter land,...

Abigail’s Party (1977)

The best British television comedy of 1977 was not exactly written. Abigail's Party was the BBC's first full-length play where much of the dialogue was improvised. The...

About Britain

1 9 5 2 - 1 9 5 4 (UK) Following on the success of London Town, Richard Dimbleby presented About Britain - a similar series presenting "journeys to people...

About Face

1 9 8 9 - 1 9 9 1 (UK) 12 x 30 minute episodes This series of twelve unconnected sitcoms placed the spotlight on the many...

About The Home

1 9 5 1 - 1 9 5 8 (UK) About The Home was an essential part of afternoon viewing for many British women in the 1950s. The...

Abracadabra

1 9 6 2 (UK) Quiz show hosted by Canadian Roy Ward Dixon and his wife Shirley. The basic idea was to answer a general knowledge...

Absolutely

1 9 8 9 - 1 9 9 3 (UK) 24 x 30 minute episodes This anarchic and surreal sketch show - a sort of latter day Monty...

Absolutely Fabulous

1 9 9 2 - 2 0 1 2 (UK) Developed from a sketch on French and Saunders, this tale of rich bitches Edina 'Eddy' Monsoon (Jennifer...

Acapulco H.E.A.T.

1 9 9 3 - 1 9 9 4 (USA) 22 x 60 minute episodes Ashley Hunter-Coddington (formerly of MI6) and Mike Savage (formerly of the CIA)...

Accidental Family

1 9 6 7 - 1 9 6 8 (USA) 16 x 30 minute episodes This NBC sitcom told the tales of carefree Las Vegas nightclub entertainer...

According To Dora

1 9 6 8 - 1 9 6 9 (UK) 15 x 30 minute episodes A themed-sketch show for funny-lady Dora Bryan who was a dab hand...

Ace Crawford, Private Eye

1 9 8 3 (USA) 5 x 30 minute episodes This short-lived (5 episodes) CBS sitcom introduced Ace Crawford - probably the world's worst Private Detective. Ace (Tim...

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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...