TV Shows - 1960s

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Dig We Must

1 9 6 6 (Australia) Dig We Must was produced by the ABC (Channel 2) and hosted by Bobby & Laurie on Friday evenings. The 30-minute show...

Tammy

1 9 6 5 - 1 9 6 6  (USA) 26 x 30 minute episodes The story of Tammy Tarleton, an 18-year-old country girl who moves...

Ours Is a Nice House

1 9 6 9 - 1 9 7 0 (UK) 13 x 30 minute episodes   Thora Parker Thora Hird Elsie Crabtree Ruth Holden Gran May Warden Alan Parker Leslie Meadows Alf Whittle Harry Littlewood Vera Parker Caroline Dowdeswell Dudley...

Just for You (1966)

Known in the USA as Disk-O-Tek Holiday.

Dick Cavett Show, The

1 9 6 8 - 1 9 7 4 (USA) Daytime, primetime, then late-night talk and variety show. Often there was only one guest. A writer for...

Cathy Come Home (1966)

Cathy Come Home was possibly the most important contribution made by the BBC's The Wednesday Play. It told of Cathy, a young Northern lass who made her way...

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...

Dee Time

1 9 6 7 - 1 9 6 9 (UK) 152 x 45 minute episodes Simon Dee (born Cyril Henty-Dodd) hosted this 45-minute music programme from the...

To Tell The Truth

1 9 5 6 - 1 9 6 8 (USA) 1 9 6 9 - 1 9 7 8 (USA) 1 9 8 0 - 1 9 8...

Top Of The Form (Television Top Of The Form)

1 9 6 2 - 1 9 7 5 (UK) Top Of The Form began life at 7.30pm on Saturday 1 May 1948, as a radio series...

Tonight

1 9 5 7 - 1 9 6 5 (UK) Tonight was broadcast every weekday, beginning in 1957 with an audience of just 1 million, but by...

Tomorrow’s World

1 9 6 5 - 2 0 0 3 (UK) Tomorrow's World was designed as a showcase for scientific invention. And there are two main reasons why...

Tommy Hunter Show, The

1 9 6 5 - 1 9 9 2 (Canada) Known as "Canada's Country Gentleman", Tommy Hunter was for many years one of Canada's most popular...

This Week (TV Eye)

1 9 5 6 - 1 9 7 8 (UK) 1 9 8 6 - 1 9 9 2 (UK) This Week was ITV's answer to Panorama. The first edition had...

This Is Your Life (USA)

1 9 5 2 - 1 9 6 1 (USA) Announcer Bob Warren and host (and creator) Ralph Edwards surprised a guest with the words "This...

This Is Your Life

1 9 5 5 - 1 9 6 4 (UK) 1 9 6 9 - 2 0 0 3 (UK) 2 0 0 7 (UK) This Is Your Life first screened...

This Hour Has Seven Days

1 9 6 4 - 1 9 6 6 (Canada) 50 x 60 minute episodes This Hour Has Seven Days has repeatedly been cited as the most exciting...

Stars on Sunday

1 9 6 9 - 1 9 7 9 (UK) You cannot begin to imagine how I loathed this show as a child growing up in...

Songs Of Praise

1 9 6 1 - Current (UK) Television's longest running religious programme. It's funny how the pews were uncharacteristically full when the cameras turned up, and...

Royal Variety Performance

1 9 6 0 - Current (UK) The Royal Variety Performance (originally known as the Royal Command Performance) is a gala evening held annually in the United...

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Yogi Bear Show, The

1 9 6 0 - 1 9 6 4 (USA) Holidaying families were never safe when Yogi was around - The crafty bear with the healthy...

Sara and Hoppity

1 9 6 2 (UK)

Mothers-In-Law, The

1 9 6 7 - 1 9 6 9 (USA) 54 x 30 minute episodes Eve Hubbard (Eve Arden) and her husband Herb (Herbert Rudley) and Kaye...

Wanted: Dead Or Alive

1 9 5 8 - 1 9 6 1 (USA) 94 x 26 minute episodes Bounty hunters were common in the Old West during the latter half...

Forest Rangers, The

1 9 6 3 - 1 9 6 6 (Canada) 104 x 30 minute episodes Known also by the French title Les Cadets de la forêt, this children's...

Sergeant Cork

1 9 6 3 - 1 9 6 8 (UK) 65 x 60 minute episodes In the melting pot of 1890s London, Sergeant Cork (John Barrie) works...

Andy Williams Show, The

1 9 5 8 (USA) 1 9 5 9 (USA) 1 9 6 2 - 1 9 6 7 (USA) 1 9 6 9 - 1 9 7 1 (USA) The first Andy...

Take A Letter

1 9 6 2 - 1 9 6 4 (UK) 130 x 30 minute episodes 1 9 6 7 (Australia) 22 x 30 minute episodes A crossword-based game show...