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) Open to families of four (quite often teachers and their egg-headed offspring), Ask The Family was a surprisingly...

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...