TV Shows - 1960s

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Vendetta

1 9 6 6 - 1 9 6 8 (UK) 35 x 50 minute episodes This contrived BBC drama followed the underworld investigations of Mafia-hunter, Danny Scipio. Filmed...

Galloping Gourmet, The

1 9 6 8 - 1 9 7 1 (Canada) English chef Graham Kerr became one of television's most popular cooking instructors of the late 60's....

From These Roots

1 9 5 8 - 1 9 6 1 (USA) 915 x episodes Daytime serial From These Roots centred on Ben Fraser, the elderly editor of The Record in the fictional New...

Farmer’s Daughter, The

1 9 6 3 - 1 9 6 6 (USA) Based on a popular 1947 film that won Loretta Young an Academy Award, The Farmer's Daughter was...

Richard The Lionheart

1 9 6 2 - 1 9 6 3 (UK) 39 x 25 minute episodes On learning of the death of his father, good King Richard returned...

East Side/West Side

1 9 6 3 - 1 9 6 4 (USA) Although it was only on the air for a year, the hour-long East Side/West Side drama series...

Counterstrike

1 9 6 9 (UK) 10 x 50 minute episodes "A distant star, a dying planet. A race of desperate men seeking another home, another world to...

Tales Of Mystery

1 9 6 1 - 1 9 6 3 (UK) 29 x 30 minute episodes Suspense anthology from Associated Rediffusion based on the stories of dark-minded spook...

Master, The

1 9 6 6 (UK) 6 x 30 minute episodes The Master began as an Enid Blyton-style jaunt, with two children (Nicky and Judy) and their dog - out...

Marty

1 9 6 8 - 1 9 6 9 (UK) 12 x 30 minute episodes So long the back-room scribbler and third banana, bug-eyed Marty Feldman finally...

Harry Worth

1 9 6 6 - 1 9 7 0 (UK) 37 x 30 minute episodes    The show is best remembered not for its plots but for its...

Trouble with Harry, The

1 9 6 0 (UK) 6 x 30 minute episodes Harry Worth starred in the misadventures of a meek and mild author, his aunt and their housekeeper. EPISODES A Little...

Merv Griffin Show, The

1 9 6 2 - 1 9 8 6 (USA) Born in San Mateo, California, Merv Griffin became a band singer shortly after graduating from school,...

Gidget

1 9 6 5 - 1 9 6 6 (USA) 32 x 30 minute episodes Frances 'Gidget' Lawrence (Sally Field in her television debut) lives with her...

Love Of Life

1 9 5 1 - 1 9 8 0 (USA) One of American television's earliest daytime serial successes, Love Of Life made its debut in 1951 and remained...

Loretta Young Show, The/Letter To Loretta

1 9 5 3 - 1 9 6 1 (USA) Academy Award-winning actress Loretta Young arrived on TV in 1953, generating a great deal of publicity. At that...

Jericho

1 9 6 6 - 1 9 6 7 (USA) 16 x 60 minute episodes The secret team, operating under the code name JERICHO, were a trio of...

Teen Scene

1 9 6 4 - 1 9 6 5 (Australia) This ABC TV teenage music programme was hosted by singer Johnny Chester (pictured with Olivia Newton...

Saturday Date

1 9 6 3 - 1 9 6 7 (Australia) This hour-long Australian pop music show aired on TCN9 at 3.30 pm on Saturdays (hence the...

It’s All Happening!

1 9 6 6 (Australia) This Channel 7 (Australia) live pop show hosted by Billy Thorpe and The Aztecs aired on Sunday evenings before the news.

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Shindig!

1 9 6 4 - 1 9 6 5 (USA) Shindig premiered on 16 September 1964. The show was hosted by Jimmy O'Neill, a disc jockey in...

Jetsons, The

1 9 6 2 - 1 9 6 3 (USA) 24 x 35 minute episodes 1 9 8 5 - 1 9 8 7 (USA) 51 x 35 minute...

Hardy Boys, The

1 9 6 9 - 1 9 7 1 (USA) When the first Hardy Boys books were written in the early 1930's, the author probably didn’t envision his...

Captain Kangaroo

1 9 5 5 - 1 9 8 4 (USA) The longest-running network children’s show of all time, Captain Kangaroo left an indelible mark on the minds and...

One Life To Live

1 9 6 8 - 2 0 1 2 (USA) Even though set in small-town Llanview (a fictional suburb of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), the plots still managed...

News At Ten

1 9 6 7 - Current (UK) TV broke new ground in July 1967 with the introduction of News At Ten - an extended (30 minute) late evening...

Hootenanny

1 9 6 3 - 1 9 6 4 (USA) This folk and country music jamboree was taped before different live audiences at various college campuses...

Pardon The Expression

1 9 6 5 - 1 9 6 6 (UK) 37 x 25 minute episodes This sitcom from Granada was a spin-off of sorts from the king...