The History of the Soap Opera ‘General Hospital’

General Hospital title card

General Hospital, also known as GH, is an American soap opera listed in the Guinness Book of World Records for being the world’s third longest-running American soap opera. Interestingly, it is still in production. The show also holds the record of winning 14 Daytime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Drama Series.  The producers … Read more

Captain Video and his Video Rangers: Low on Budget, but Highly Popular


‘Captain Video and His Video Rangers’ was yet another television series from what we know as the first Golden Age of Television. True to that time, it aired from 1949 (June) to 1955 (April). This show was in the genre of science fiction and telecasted by the DuMont TV Network. It’s also said … Read more

Fireside Theatre: Low Budget, But Still Popular

Fireside Theatre Logo

The show called Fireside Theatre was one of the anthology drama series that started in 1949. It was aired on NBC Television Network in that year and lasted until 1958. The show’s name might be familiar to some people, especially if they’re approaching sixty or seventy years of age.  While the show … Read more

Biography of Tom McGowan


Thomas “Tom” McGowan is a successful American actor born on July 26th, 1959. The world knows McGowan for his amazing career on and off-Broadway.  Tom has won several awards for his outstanding acting skills in numerous TV series, movies, and plays. He has made several successful appearances in hit movies, including Heavyweights, … Read more

Top Movie Stars of the 1950s


Many people are not aware that the 50s was a golden era for production houses like Disney. Movies like Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty and Peter Pan were liked by almost every age group. Infact, these movies still remain popular today and played a huge role in popularizing movie stars at the time.  Although … Read more

Biography of Laura Linney

Laura Linney wearing a red outfit

Laura Linney is an American singer and actress, born on 5th February 1964 in New York. Her father was a professor and playwright, and her mother was a nurse. Linney graduated in 1982 from Northfield Mount Hermon School. Before transferring to Brown University, she attended Northwestern University.  Linney studied acting at Brown … Read more

Biography of Kelsey Grammer

Kelsey Grammer at Tony Awards press even

Allen Kelsey Grammer is an American producer, writer, actor, and director. He was born on 21st February 1955 in Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. Kelsey Grammer is well known for his two-decade-long portrayal of acerbic, pompous, but loveable psychiatrist Dr. Frasier Crane on the sitcom Cheers and won two Golden Globe Awards … Read more

Biography of Edward Hibbert

Edward Hibbert

Edward Hibbert is an Anglo-American actor, literary agent, and voice artist. He was born on 9 September 1955 to actor Geoffrey Hibbert and a theatre actress Prudence Rennick. Edward Hibbert grew up in Surrey, England, and went to the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts to pursue acting.  Hibbert is known for his … Read more

Ripley’s Believe It or Not


While many of the very earliest television shows were short-lived and obscure, a lot of people have probably heard of Ripley’s Believe It or Not! In some context. It first started out as a comic, which some might remember regularly reading in the newspaper. This was usually just a single-panel daily comic … Read more

Stand By for Crime: The Show With Many Firsts

The main characters of Stand By for Crime

Stand By for Crime was a television show that might seem fairly stereotypical now. However, back in the day when it was first aired, this show actually made a lot of firsts. That’s right: this black-and-white television series was known for many things, including being the first-ever TV show to be transmitted … Read more

The Lone Ranger: An Enjoyable Classic With Predictable Stereotypes


When we research the earliest television shows and series, especially the popular and successful ones, The Lone Ranger is probably among the first names that pop up. This show was aired on ABC, beginning in 1949 and wrapping up in 1957. It was a Western-themed drama series that might still have an … Read more