TV Shows - 1970s

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Another World

1 9 6 4 - 1 9 9 9 (USA) One of several daytime serial dramas created by Irna Phillips for American television, Another World was the first...

Antiques Roadshow

1 9 7 9 - Current (UK) Few would have predicted that Antiques Roadshow would draw bigger audiences in some regions than Coronation Street - but it did. The BBCs Sunday teatime...

Apple Pie

1 9 7 8 (USA) 8 x 30 minute episodes This short-lived Depression-era sitcom followed the Hollyhock 'family', headed by Ginger-Nell (Rue McClanahan) - a lonely spinster from...

Apple’s Way

1 9 7 4 - 1 9 7 5 (USA) 28 x 60 minute episodes After years of experiencing the rat race of Los Angeles, George Apple,...

Aquarius

1 9 7 0 - 1 9 7 7 (UK) ITV arts programme, Aquarius, was originally edited and presented by Humphrey Burton, a former editor of Monitor, though...

Archer

1 9 7 5 (USA) 6 x 60 minute episodes Former cop Lew Archer (Brian Keith) is now a private detective who is not above bending the...

Are You Being Served?

1 9 7 3 - 1 9 8 4 (UK) 69 x 30 minute episodes This was English seaside humour at its most traditional. Once nicknamed "Are...

Arena

1 9 7 5 - Current (UK) This popular long-running arts programme from the BBC has encompassed documentary features on many subjects during its long run. Indeed,...

Ark II

1 9 7 6 - 1 9 7 9 (USA) The live-action sci-fi show Ark II started life on the Saturday morning schedule at CBS, but shifted to...

Armchair Theatre/Armchair Cinema

1 9 5 6 - 1 9 7 3(UK) 1 9 7 4 - 1 9 7 5 (UK) 457 x 60 minute plays Armchair Theatre was a...

Armchair Thriller

1 9 7 8 (UK) 26 x 30 minute episodes 1 9 8 0 (UK) 28 x 30 minute episodes Armchair Thriller screened twice weekly in 1978 and 1980, with each...

Arnie

1 9 7 0 - 1 9 7 2 (USA) 48 x 30 minute episodes Arnie Nuvo (Herschel Bernardi) has worked on the loading dock at Continental...

Arthur of the Britons

1 9 7 2 - 1 9 7 3 (UK) 26 x 30 minute episodes This series stripped away the elaborate medieval view of Camelot, Guinevere and...

As The World Turns

1 9 5 6 - Current (USA) 11,000+ x 30/60 minute episodes Set in the town of Oakdale, As The World Turns is one of the longest running daytime...

Ascent of Man, The

1 9 7 3 (UK) 13 x 50 minute episodes The most praised British documentary series of the early 1970s was The Ascent of Man, a thirteen-part...

Ask Aspel

1 9 7 0 - 1 9 8 1 (UK) Before the VCR revolution of the late 1970s, if you wanted to see a particular moment...

Ask The Family

1 9 6 7 - 1 9 8 4 (UK) 20 minute episodes Open to families of four (quite often teachers and their egg-headed offspring), Ask The Family was...

Ask the Leyland Brothers

In Ask the Leyland Brothers, adventurers Mike and Mal Leyland travelled to different parts of Australia to make short documentary segments. Every story was...

Assignment: Vienna

1 9 7 2 - 1 9 7 3 (USA) 1 x 96 minute episode 8 x 60 minute episodes Jake Webster (Robert Conrad), the owner of Jake's...

Associates, The

1 9 7 9 - 1 9 8 0 (USA) 13 x 30 minute episodes Three young law school graduates have just joined the prestigious New...

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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...