A-Team, The

1 9 8 3 - 1 9 8 7 (USA) 98 x 50 minute episodes "If you've got a problem and no one else can help, and...

A-Z

1 9 5 6 - 1 9 5 7 (UK) BBC entertainment in which Alan Melville strung together sketches, songs, parodies and guest appearances to a...

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...

a.k.a. Pablo

1 9 8 4 (USA) 5 x 30 minute episodes Short-lived ABC comedy from Norman Lear about a struggling young Hispanic comedian and his large, noisy family,...

Aaron’s Way

1 9 8 8 (USA) 13 x episodes Aaron Miller was a strict, bearded Amish father who uprooted his tight-knit family from Pennsylvania and moved to California...

Abbott and Costello Show, The

1 9 5 2 - 1 9 5 4 (USA) 52 x 30 minute episodes Stage and screen comedians Bud Abbott (born William Abbott) and Lou Costello...

ABC After School Specials

1 9 7 2 - 1 9 9 7 (USA) ABC After School Specials were sixty-minute specials for young people, both dramatic and documentary, and were broadcast...

ABC Afternoon Playbreak

1 9 7 3 - 1 9 7 5 (USA) 17 x 90 minute episodes Irregularly scheduled 90-minute drama specials for the afternoon viewing audience. Usually recorded on...

ABC Comedy Hour, The

1 9 7 2 (USA) 13 x 60 minute episodes The ABC Comedy Hour screened between 12 January 1972 and 5 April 1972 and starred top impressionists of...

ABC Monday Night Comedy Special, The

1 9 7 7 (USA) The ABC Monday Night Comedy Special (broadcast between May and September 1977) was an umbrella title covering an assortment of films for...

ABC Movie of the Week, The

1 9 6 9 - 1 9 7 5 (USA) A series of feature films produced especially for television. The series included; Playmates The story of two divorced...

ABC Rocks

1 9 8 4 - 1 9 8 5 (USA) One year after the debut of NBC's Friday Night Videos (network television's first attempt to respond to the...

ABC Saturday Superstar Movie

1 9 7 2 - 1 9 7 4 (USA) Comedy, adventure, and science fiction themed Saturday morning fare in the form of hour-long animated movies,...

Abigail and Roger

1 9 5 6 (UK) 9 x 20 minute episodes The comedy adventures of an engaged couple living separately (this was the 1950s) in London's bedsitter land,...

Abigail’s Party (1977)

The best British television comedy of 1977 was not exactly written. Abigail's Party was the BBC's first full-length play where much of the dialogue was improvised. The...

About Britain

1 9 5 2 - 1 9 5 4 (UK) Following on the success of London Town, Richard Dimbleby presented About Britain - a similar series presenting "journeys to people...

About Face

1 9 8 9 - 1 9 9 1 (UK) 12 x 30 minute episodes This series of twelve unconnected sitcoms placed the spotlight on the many...

About The Home

1 9 5 1 - 1 9 5 8 (UK) About The Home was an essential part of afternoon viewing for many British women in the 1950s. The...

Abracadabra

1 9 6 2 (UK) Quiz show hosted by Canadian Roy Ward Dixon and his wife Shirley. The basic idea was to answer a general knowledge...

Absolutely

1 9 8 9 - 1 9 9 3 (UK) 28 x 30 minute episodes This anarchic and surreal sketch show - a sort of latter-day Monty Python in...