TV Shows - 1960s

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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...

1960s Television – Introduction

If the Fifties were the innocent childhood of television, the Sixties were definitely the period of rebellious adolescence. Just as the world underwent dramatic...

199 Park Lane

1 9 6 5 (UK) 18 x 30 minute episodes This twice-weekly serial from BBC1 was based around the residents of an exclusive block of apartments in...

26 Men

1 9 5 7 (USA) This is the story of 26 men who rode the Arizona territory . . . 26 men who saddled up...

60 Minutes

1 9 6 8 - Current (USA) 1 9 7 9 - Current (Australia) In 1967 Don Hewitt conceived of his new programme, 60 Minutes, as a strategy for...

77 Sunset Strip

1 9 5 8 - 1 9 6 4 (USA) 77 Sunset Strip was the show that started the young, cool private detective craze of...

87th Precinct

1 9 6 1 - 1 9 6 2 (USA) 29 x 60 minutes episodes Detective Steve Carella worked at New York's 87th Precinct, along with a...

8th Man

1 9 6 5 (Japan) 1140 x 30 minute episodes You can destroy his body, but you can't keep a good crime fighter down. The villainous Saucer...

A For Andromeda/The Andromeda Breakthrough

1 9 6 1 (UK) 7 x 45 minute episodes 1 9 6 2 (UK) 7 x 45 minute episodes Set in the future (1970!) A For Andromeda told the tale of...

A Life Of Bliss

1 9 6 0 - 1 9 6 1 (UK) George Cole starred in the successful carry-over of this 30-minute comedy series from radio to television,...

A Man Called Shenandoah

1 9 6 5 - 1 9 6 6 (USA) 34 x 30 minute episodes Wagon Train star Robert Horton was given his own starring vehicle in this...

A Whole Scene Going

1 9 6 6 (UK) A Whole Scene Going was the first real teenage lifestyle programme with features on Carnaby Street fashions, the London club scene...

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...

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...

Adam Adamant Lives

1 9 6 6 - 1 9 6 7 (UK) 29 x 50 minute episodes A time travel tale with a twist - Adam Llewellyn De Vere...

Adam-12

1 9 6 8 - 1 9 7 5 (USA) 174 x 30 minute episodes Adam-12 was developed and produced by Jack Webb of Dragnet fame for NBC. It told...

Addams Family, The

1 9 6 4 - 1 9 6 6 (USA) 64 x 30 minute episodes The adventures of the seriously spooky and altogether ooky Addams family who...

Admags

A now forgotten alternative to the commercial break in the early days of British commercial television was the Advertising Magazine (or 'Admag') in which...

Adventure Island

1 9 6 8 - 1 9 7 2 (Australia) 1140 x 30 minute episodes Adventure Island was designed for an audience of young (3 - 9 years...

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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...