Learn More about that Classic TV Western – The Virginian

The cast of the Virginian

The American Western TV series – The Virginian – was television’s first 90-minute series, including commercials. It is also known as The Men from Shiloh. Its nine seasons with 249 episodes were aired from 1962 to 1971 by a national broadcasting company. It was originally based on The Virginian – The Horseman … Read more

Learn About The Donna Reed Show

First season title screen of the show

The Donna Reed Show is an American sitcom starring Donna Reed as a middle-class housewife as Donna Stone. Her pediatrician husband, Dr. Alex Stone played by Carl Betz, and their kids as Jeff and Mary played by Paul Petersen and Shelley Fabares. The show was originally aired on ABC for 8 years. … Read more

The Interesting History Of The Soap Opera – Another World

Opening title of Another World

Another World, abbreviated as AW, is an American television soap opera that aired on NBC from May 4, 1964, to June 25, 1999. It was created by Irna Phillips with William J. Bell. Also, it was produced by Procter & Gamble Productions at NBC Studios, 1268 JC Studios in Brooklyn. It was … Read more

The Interesting History Of The Soap Opera – All My Children

2013 Logo of All My Children

All My Children, abbreviated as AMC, is an American television soap opera that aired from January 5, 1970, to September 23, 2011, on ABC. It was created by Agnes Nixon and the set was in Pine Valley, Pennsylvania. It was a fictional suburb of Philadelphia that was based on the current Rosemont … Read more

A Look at the Soap Opera “As the World Turns”

The original core family, the Hugheses, in the 1980s

ATWT (As the World Turns), aired on CBS from 2nd April 1956 to 17th September 2010, is an American television soap opera. The show was created by Irna Phillips and written by Lloyd Gold and Jean Passanante. This show remained successful in capturing the heart of the audience for 54 years. This … Read more

How Has Sesame Street Changed the World?

Sesame Street Muppets

Sesame Street premiered on November 10, 1969, on PBS to positive reviews and high ratings. While it has attracted some controversy, the impact is overall positive: it is this show where kids learned ABCs, 123s, different shapes, and colors. It is where kids were introduced to Jim Henson’s wonderful Muppet characters like … Read more

Most Popular Old Late Night TV Shows

Television host Jon Stewart interviewing Admiral Michael Mullen

Late-night talk shows were started in the early 1940s. The earlier television show included ‘The Ed Sullivan Show,’ mainly known as ‘Toast of the Town,’ which aired from 1948 to 1971 on CBS on Sunday nights. Another show name ‘Texaco Star Theater’ hosted by Milton Berle, aired on radio from 1938 to … Read more

Interesting Facts about Dawson’s Creek

The main cast of Dawson’s Creek sitting on the ground

Teenagers found a new obsession in the form of a fantastic teen show, when Dawson’s Creek made its debut on January 20, 1998. Kevin Williamson created this series, which was centered on a group of best buddies, living in the picturesque, fictional town of Capseside, Massachusetts. The series ran for six seasons … Read more

Interesting Facts about Star Trek: The Next Generation

Logo from the television program Star Trek The Next Generation

Star Trek: The Next Generation was premiered in 1987 – it was a low-budget sci-fi show that disappointed the fans of Star Trek: The Original Series, more than it excited them, in the beginning. The series included seven seasons, won 20 primetime Emmys and introduced Professor X, Patrick Stewart, in the American … Read more

Interesting Facts about Homicide: Life on the Street

A Promotional photo of the cast of Homicide Life on the Street

Homicide: Life On the Street, a classic TV show known for its suspense, drama, and action was premiered in 1993 on NBC. This fantastic TV show was so full of thrills that many times viewers were left at the edge of their seats because of the mystery and action. Fans of this … Read more

The Fascinating History of Mr. Rogers

A Photograph of Mister Rogers in the late 1960s

Fred Rogers, as known as Mr. Rogers, was an innovator of children’s television who remains an icon of kindness for ages. His down-to-earth manners and polite nature taught a generation of kids the real value of kindness. In this article, we will talk about the fascinating history of Mr. Rogers in terms … Read more

Interesting Facts About Wagon Train

Wagon Train Logo/ Text Card

Wagon Train is a western TV series which aired on NBC from 1957 to 1962 and on ABC from 1962 to 1965. It starred Ward Bond, John McIntire, Michael Burns, Robert Horton, Robert Fuller, Frank McGrath, Scott Miller, and Terry Wilson. The show became a big hit back in the days that’s … Read more

The Real McCoys

The Real McCoys is a sitcom that was created by Irving Pincus which aired on ABC-TV and CBS. The show was produced by Walter Brennan, Danny Thomas, and Irving Pincus. It starred Kathleen Nolan, Lydia Reed, Richard Crenna, Michael Winkelman, Madge Blake, Andy Clyde, and Tony Martinez.  The Real McCoys aired from … Read more

Best Vintage TV Commercials of the 80s

Best Vintage TV Commercials of the 80s

The 80s experienced a boom of new channels and the cable TV, which also had a profound impact on TV commercials. People started experimenting with new ideas and the advertisement industry witnessed a shift from a descriptive and antiqued approach to narrative-driven and interesting TV commercials.  The change did not happen overnight … Read more

Interesting Facts About WWE Raw

Since it first aired in the 1950s, WWE or World Wrestling Entertainment has become a worldwide sports entertainment powerhouse. It is broadcasted in over 150 countries and it has a million viewers all around the world. Most of you are probably familiar about the basic principles of wrestling and could name a … Read more

Amazing Facts About The Untouchables

The Untouchables Poster

The Untouchables was a crime drama series that aired from 1959 to 1963 on ABC. The series was based on a memoir of the same title that was written by Oscar Fraley and Eliot Ness. The story fictionalized Eliot Ness’ experience as a prohibition agent while fighting crim in Chicago during the … Read more

Candid Camera: World’s First Reality Comedy Series

candid camera new logo

Candid Camera is not only the world’s first reality comedy TV series, but it is one of the longest-running reality comedy series of all time, too. Although the show had its fair share of stops and starts that has several breaks from the screen, a familiar format of the show always returns. … Read more

Interesting Facts about Gunsmoke

Interesting Facts about Gunsmoke

Up to this date, Gunsmoke still holds the title for being the longest-running dramatic series in television history, having a whopping 635 episodes over 20 years. It is truly a part of Classic TV history.  The TV show was inspired by a radio drama of the same title which began in 1952 … Read more

Fun Facts About the Original Charlie’s Angels

Fun Facts About the Original Charlie’s Angels

It was in the late 1970s when we heard the line “It’s Charlie, Angels. Time to go to work.” From then on, we witnessed Charlie’s Angels embark on an adventure full of action, drama, bottomless amounts of hairspray, and a lot of costume changes. Although critics ridiculed the show, it still became … Read more

History of Saturday Night Live

History of Saturday Night Live

Intro Saturday Night Live is an American late-night live sketch comedy show that airs on NBC every Saturday night. It was originally entitled as NBC’s Saturday Night. The show was created by Lorne Michaels and Dick Ebersol. The show does sketches parodying current events, American culture, and politics. In every episode of … Read more

Sesame Street: The Longest-Running Children’s TV Show of All Time

Sesame Street: The Longest Running Children's TV Show of All Time

Sesame Street is an educational TV program that is designed especially for preschoolers. It is considered to be a pioneer of the contemporary standard that combines education and entertainment in children’s TV shows. The show uses a combination of live actors, puppets, and animation to teach preschoolers and young children simple arithmetic, … Read more

Curious Facts about “Alfred Hitchcock Presents”

Curious Facts about Alfred Hitchcock Presents

Alfred Hitchcock Presents is an American anthology TV series that was aired on CBS and NBC from 1955 to 1965. It was hosted and produced by Alfred Hitchcock himself. The show featured several short and invariably surprising stories which contain the element of horror, comedy, thriller, mysteries, crime, and drama. Alfred Hitchcock … Read more

FYI: Interesting Facts about “Murphy Brown”

Interesting Facts about "Murphy Brown

Murphy Brown is an American sitcom that aired on CBS and ran from November 14, 1988, to May 18, 1998. It was created by Diane English and produced by Candice Bergen, DeAnne Henline, and Michael Saltzman. It ran for ten brilliant seasons, telling the story of a famous female investigative journalist and … Read more

Curious Facts About Twin Peaks

Curious Facts About Twin Peaks

First aired on April 8, 1990, Twin Peaks is a horror, mystery, and drama television series that was created by David Lynch and Mark Frost. Even if it only had two seasons, it has been a cult favorite and was known to be one of the creepiest TV show of all time. … Read more

Cool and Interesting “Family Ties” Facts

Cool and Interesting Family Ties Facts

Family Ties is an American sitcom that aired on the NBC and ran from September 24, 1982, to May 14, 1989. It was created by Gary David Goldberg and it stars Michael J. Fox, Meredith Baxter, Tina Yothers, Michael Gross, Justine Bateman, and Brian Bonsall. It ran for seven amazing seasons, the … Read more

Interesting and Intriguing Facts about “Who’s the Boss?”

Interesting and Intriguing Facts about Whos the Boss

Who’s the Boss? is an American sitcom that aired on the ABC television network and ran from September 20, 1984, to April 25, 1992. It was created by Martin Cohan and Blake Hunter and produced by Hunter-Cohan Productions with the help of Embassy Television. It ran for eight wonderful seasons, telling the … Read more