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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.

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...

Brady Bunch Variety Hour, The

1 9 7 6 - 1 9 7 7  (USA) 9 x 60 minute episodes Eve Plumb (Jan Brady) agreed to do the Pilot plus five episodes...

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...

TFI Friday

1 9 9 6 - 2 0 0 0 (UK) 1 x 30 minute episode 2 x 70 minute episodes 187 x 60 minute episodes Chris Evans bounced back on to...

Sky’s The Limit, The

1 9 7 1 - 1 9 7 4 (UK) Questions and answers were "verified by Encyclopaedia Britannica" in this Yorkshire Television production. Hughie Green Monica Rose Audrey Graham

Dotto

1 9 5 8 - 1 9 6 0 (UK) A quiz programme based on dot-to-dot pictures. Each picture contained 50 dots and two contestants raced to...

Time for Timer

1 9 7 3 - 1 9 9 8 (USA) Time for Timer was the collective title of a series of American nutrition and fitness-related public...

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...

Tube, The

1 9 8 2 - 1 9 8 7 (UK) Channel 4's live music show with edge and attitude debuted on Bonfire Night in 1982. Produced by...

Treasure Hunt

1 9 8 2  - 1 9 8 9 (UK) 88 x 45 minute episodes This exhausting all-action game show - in which a contestant-controlled helicopter took...

Towards 2000/Beyond 2000

1 9 8 1 - 1 9 8 7 (Australia) A 30-minute magazine-style science show looking at the latest breakthroughs in science and technology (based on...

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...

Totally Hidden Video

1 9 8 9 - 1 9 9 6 (USA)

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...

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...

It’s Tommy Cooper

1 9 6 9 - 1 9 7 4 (UK) 1969 saw Tommy Cooper graduate from guest appearances to his own show, courtesy of LWT.

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Ken Murray Show, The (Time To Smile)

1 9 5 0 - 1 9 5 3 (USA) Comedian Ken Murray began his career as a teenager in the 1920s and had...

Price Is Right, The

1 9 5 6 - present (USA) 1 9 8 1 - 1 9 8 6 (Australia) 1 9 8 4 - 1 9 8 8 (UK) 1 9 8...

Circus Of The Stars

1977 - 1994 (USA) 19 x 60 minute episodes Circus of the Stars was an annual television special broadcast by the CBS network in the United...

Hullabaloo

1 9 6 5 - 1 9 6 6 (USA) Hullabaloo premiered on 12 January 1965 and aired until 29 August the same year. The NBC show...

Happening ’68

1 9 6 8 - 1 9 6 9 (USA) Imitating his earlier show, Where the Action Is, Dick Clark again employed Mark Lindsay and Paul Revere,...

Dinah Shore (Chevy) Show, The

1 9 5 1 - 1 9 5 5 (USA) 444 x 15 minute episodes 1 9 5 6 - 1 9 6 3 (USA) 218 x 60 minute...

UP2U

1 9 8 8 - 1 9 8 9 (UK) 20 x episodes   Hosts Anthea Turner Tony Dortie Jenny Powell

Challenge Anneka

1 9 8 9 - 1 9 9 5 (UK) Piloted as part of Children In Need in 1988 when former Treasure Hunt star Anneka Rice battled against...