TV Shows - 1960s

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Bachelor Father

1 9 5 7 - 1 9 6 2 (USA) 157 x 25 minute episodes Smooth John Forsythe starred as Bentley Gregg - a successful Hollywood lawyer...

Banana Splits Adventure Hour, The

1 9 6 8 - 1 9 7 0 (USA) Few shows are remembered as fondly as The Banana Splits. Combining live action, costumed hijinks, classical animation, and...

Bandstand (Australia)

1 9 5 7 - 1 9 7 2 (Australia) Bandstand was the longest running Australian pop television show of its time, and throughout its fifteen years,...

Barbara in Black

1 9 6 2 (UK) 6 x 30 minute episodes This short thriller series from the BBC began with a crash on a Welsh hillside which kicked...

Barley Charlie

1 9 6 4 (Australia) 13 x 30 minute episodes Sisters Joan (Sheila Bradley) and Shirley (Robina Beard) Muggleton inherit a run-down roadside cafe-cum-garage from their Uncle...

Barney Is My Darling

1 9 6 5 (UK) 6 x 30 minute episodes Barney Pank (Bill Fraser) spent most of his married life in the Merchant Navy as Chief Steward...

Baron, The

1 9 6 6 - 1 9 6 7 (UK) 30 x 50 minute episodes In yet another fine Saint-style action series from ITC, Steve Forrest starred as...

Basil Brush Show, The

1 9 6 8 - 1 9 8 0 (UK) 152 x 30 minute episodes Basil Brush - a mischievous upper-class fox, created and voiced by Ivan...

Bat Masterson

1 9 5 8 - 1 9 6 1 (USA)108 x 30 minute episodes A black and white Western drama series from NBC. The exploits of lawman...

BatFink

1 9 6 6 - 1 9 6 7 (USA) His wings were "like a shield of steel". Assisted by Kung Fu side kick Karate, Batfink...

Batman

1 9 6 6 - 1 9 6 8 (USA) 120 x 30 minute episodes Parents never seemed bothered that our childhood was spent fixated on a...

BBC Programme Announcers

The best-known faces of the early 50s on British television belonged to the BBC programme announcers:McDonald Hobley, Mary Malcolm and Sylvia Peters. The trio first appeared in...

BBC3

1 9 6 5 - 1 9 6 6 (UK) 24 x 60 minute episodes BBC3 was a mixture of humorous songs, sketches and newsy satire. The son of That...

Be Our Guest

1 9 6 6 (Australia) Australian show Be Our Guest was an attempt by the Australian ABC-TV to capture a slice of the late daytime viewing audience,...

Beany and Cecil

1 9 6 2 - 1 9 6 8 (USA) 1 9 8 8 (USA) The characters of Beany and Cecil were first seen as puppets on the...

Beat Club

1 9 6 5 - 1 9 7 2 (West Germany)  

Beat Room, The

1 9 6 4 (UK) BBC2's The Beat Room - billed as "thirty minutes of non-stop beat and shake" - delved more deeply into the R&B...

Beat The Clock

1 9 5 0 - 1 9 6 1 (USA) The very active game show Beat The Clock began on radio and transferred to television in 1950 with...

Beatles Cartoon, The

1 9 6 5 - 1 9 6 9 (USA) 39 x 30 minute episodes The Beatles cartoons were screened in the US from 25 September 1965 to...

Bed-Sit Girl, The

1 9 6 5 - 1 9 6 6 (UK) 6 x 25 minute episodes 6 x 30 minute episodes Living in a bed-sit and working as a...

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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...