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...

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 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...

Big Breakfast, The

1 9 9 2 - 2 0 0 2 (UK) Departing from the established news and magazine-based format of other breakfast TV shows, The Big Breakfast placed the...

Braden’s Week

1 9 6 8 - 1 9 7 2 (UK) The clear ancestor of That's Life, Braden's Week - which aired on Saturday evenings on BBC1 - not only...

Breakfast Time

1 9 8 3 - 1 9 8 9 (UK) Selina Scott joined nice "uncle" Frank Bough on BBC1's Breakfast Time at 6.30am on 17 January 1983. Along with...

Cops

1 9 8 9 - Current (USA) Cops features cameras following real-life police officers around their headquarters, on street patrols and raids, at stakeouts, and sometimes even...

Fantasy Football League

1 9 9 4 - 1 9 9 6 (UK) The idea for the Fantasy Football League TV show came from hosts Frank Skinner and David Baddiel who,...

Four Corners

1 9 6 1 - Current (Australia) Four Corners debuted on the ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) on 19 August 1961 and went on to become Australia's longest-running...

Free Speech

1 9 5 5 (UK) ITV introduced Free Speech, political cross-talk between Robert Boothby, W J Brown, Michael Foot and historian and writer A J P Taylor,...

Good Morning America

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Good Morning Britain

1 9 8 3 - 1 9 9 2 (UK) Produced by the newly formed TV-am,  ITV debuted its first breakfast show on 1 February 1983...

Grandstand

1 9 5 8 - Current (UK) Wives everywhere threw up their hands in horror in 1958 as Saturday afternoons began to be dominated by sport...

Henry Cooper’s Golden Belt

1 9 8 3 (UK) A series of programmes from ITV featuring a Boy's Club Boxing tournament, with former British, Commonwealth and European champion Henry Cooper (who...

Indoor League, The

1 9 7 3 - 1 9 7 8 (UK) The Indoor League was broadcast on ITV at Sunday lunchtime in the mid-1970s. It was hosted by...

Jack Solomons’ Scrapbook

1 9 5 5 - 1 9 5 6 (UK) Boxing promoter Jack Solomons introduced action from big fights in Jack Solomons' Scrapbook. Solomons showed film of famous...

Larry King Live

1 9 8 5 - 2 0 1 0 (USA) For 15 years, Larry King Live was the most-watched programme on CNN, regularly reaching over one million viewers...

Marriage, The

1 9 8 6 (UK) 7 x 45 minute episodes Airing in January 1986, The Marriage was a fly on the wall documentary series from Desmond Wilcox...

Match of the Day

1 9 6 4 - Current (UK) BBC's seasonal weekly football magazine Match of the Day was first broadcast in 1964. For the first two years of its...

Moon Landing (ITV)

1 9 6 9 (UK) The televised coverage of the Moon landing was ITV's longest-ever production - from 6:00 pm on 20 July to 9:00...

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!!!! Beat, The

1 9 6 6 (USA) 26 x 30 minute episodes Hosted by the Nashville-based WLAC disc jockey Bill 'Hoss' Allen, The !!!! Beat featured a house band...

‘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...