TV Shows - 1970s

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$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...

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...

1970s Television – Introduction

In the 1970s, TV Producers turned from the excess of violence seen in drama series' of the 60s, to seek other ways of stimulating...

1990

1 9 7 7 (UK) 16 x 60 minute episodes Great Britain, 1990. A dystopian future (at the time) in which Britain is under the grip of...

20/20

1 9 7 8 - Current (USA) This hour-long current affairs show from ABC has always featured award-winning journalists covering social issues and current events. Notable interviews...

240-Robert

1 9 7 9 - 1 9 8 1 (USA) 16 x 60 minute episodes 240-Robert followed the exploits of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Emergency...

3-2-1

1 9 7 8 - 1 9 8 7 (UK) 180 x 60 minute episodes Ted Rogers and Dusty Bin (an electronically operated dustbin with a face...

4 Idle Hands

1 9 7 6 (UK) “Maybe we’re not ready for the outside world.” “Is the outside world ready for us?” Life has never been easy for school-leavers, and...

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...

A Class By Himself

1 9 7 2 (UK) 6 x 30 minute episodes On the crest of a wave with his Dad's Army role, John Le Mesurier starred in this rare networked...

A Family At War

1 9 7 0 - 1 9 7 2 (UK) 52 x 60 minute episodes Throughout the 1970s, Granada earned a reputation for doom-laden dramas like Sam and The Stars...

A Horseman Riding By

1 9 7 7 (UK) The BBC's lack of cash showed in this thirteen-part drama series based on the R F Delderfield novels. Luckily there was...

A Little Bit Of Wisdom

1 9 7 4 - 1 9 7 6 (UK) 20 x 30 minute episodes Norman Wisdom starred (again) as the little man who could never get things...

A Man Called Sloane

1 9 7 9 - 1 9 8 0 (USA) 12 x 60 minute episodes Thomas Remington Sloane III (Robert Conrad) was the top agent for UNIT,...

A New Kind of Family

1 9 7 9 - 1 9 8 0 (USA) 11 x 30 minute episodes Two single mothers - widow Kit Flanagan (Eileen Brennan) and divorcee...

A Question Of Sport

1 9 7 0 - Current (UK) Fresh from the studio soccer game Quiz Ball, David Vine first introduced A Question Of Sport at 6:20 pm on Monday 5 January...

A Sharp Intake Of Breath

1 9 7 7 - 1 9 8 1 (UK) 22 x 30 minute episodes Following his success as support to Ronnie Barker in the BBC's Open All...

A Touch of Grace

1 9 7 3 (USA) 22 x 30 minute episodes This remake of the British sitcom For the Love of Ada starred Shirley Booth (of Hazel fame) as Grace Simpson and...

A Year At The Top

1 9 7 7 (USA) 5 x 30 minute episodes This short-lived series aired for only five episodes on CBS between 5 August 1977 and 2 September 1977. Paul...

A.E.S. Hudson Street

1 9 7 8 (USA) 5 x 30 minute episodes This short-lived ABC tryout series centred around Dr Antonio ''Tony'' Menzies (Gregory Sierra, who played Detective Chano Amenguale...

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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...