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TV Seasons

1966

1966/67 – Bonanza was #1 on NBC Sunday, third year running.

Note: Any BOLD shows were cancelled in 1966 season; What's My Line finished their eighteen season.

Alternate Series: Actuality Specials and Bell Telephone Hour was on NBC Sunday at 6:30 PM.

Anniversary:

Death Valley Days celebrated fifteen years in syndication.

Eddie Sullivan celebrated twenty years on CBS.

Biggest New Hit: Family Affair was #7 on CBS. The kids' parents died in a car accident. Their uncle took them in. In a way, it sounds like my life! Really, my dad died in a car accident and mom became a single mother. Soon, we moved to Fort Worth and the grandmother took us in till the Sussex house was ready. After all, it's a family affair.

Daytime:

The Beverly Hillbillies was on CBS weekdays from September 1966–September 1972.

The Fugitive was on ABC weekday afternoon from April 1967–March 1968.

Movies 2 TV:

The Rounders was based on the 1965 Henry Fonda movie. Chill Wills reprised his movie role for the series.

Shane was based on the 1953 Alan Ladd western movie.

Name Change: The Pruitts Of Southhampton to The Phyllis Diller Show in January 1967.

Original Run: The Rat Patrol was on ABC Monday at 8:30 PM for two seasons.

The Return:

Milton Berle returned to ABC in a failed show, The Milton Berle Show, after a seven-year absence. He was previously on NBC.

Simultaneous:

Victor French was on two series – Get Smart and The Hero.

Tom Lester played Eb Dawson on Petticoat Junction and Green Acres for a numerous of years.

Summer Replacement:

Away We Go replaced The Jackie Gleason Show for the summer.

Our Place replaced The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour for the summer.

The Piccadilly Palace replaced The Hollywood Palace for the summer.

Spotlight replace The Red Skelton Show for the summer.

Vacation Playhouse replaced The Lucy Show for the summer.

Tidbits:

The Garry Moore Show returned to CBS in 1966; Bonanza crushed him in the ratings.

Leonard Nimoy was the only actor to appear in all Star Trek episodes and the two pilots of Star Trek.

The Roger Miller Show lasted four months in the first and only season. Captain Nice replaced the series on NBC Mondays at 8:30 PM. Even Captain Nice couldn't save the day. He went flying through Bigtown and his fear of heights settled in. He crash landed to his death in August 1967.

Rowlf The Dog narrated Our Place. Yes, the same Rowlf from Jim Henson. Rowlf was extremely popular in the day.

 

1966/67 Fall Season

One Season (1966/67)

Family Affair – 1966–1971, CBS, comedy, Brian Keith, Sebastian Cabot

Felony Squad – 1966–1969, ABC, crime drama, Howard Duff

Iron Horse – 1966–1968, ABC, western, Dale Robertson

Mission: Impossible – 1966–1973, CBS, international intrigue, Steven Hill

The Monkees – 1966–1968, NBC, comedy, Davy Jones, Peter Tork

The Rat Patrol – 1966–1968, ABC, drama, Hans Gudegast

Star Trek – 1966–1969, NBC, sci-fi, William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy

Tarzan – 1966–1968, NBC, adventure, Ron Ely, Manuel Padilla, Jr.

That Girl – 1966–1971, ABC, comedy, Marlo Thomas, Ted Bessell

 

Cancelled TV Shows

ABC Stage ’67 – ABC, various

Asia Perspective – CBS, documentary/public affairs, 4 episodes

The Garry Moore Show – CBS, variety, Garry Moore

The Girl From U.N.C.L.E – NBC, spy spoof, Stephanie Powers

The Green Hornet – ABC, crime drama, Van Williams

Hawk – ABC, crime drama, Burt Reynolds

The Hero – NBC, comedy, Victor French, Richard Mulligan

Hey Landlord – NBC, comedy, Will Hutchins

It’s About Time – CBS, comedy, Jack Mullaney

The Jean Arthur Show – CBS, comedy, Jean Arthur

Jericho – CBS, drama, Don Francks

Love On A Rooftop – ABC, comedy, Peter Deuel

The Man Who Never Was – ABC, international intrigue, Robert Lansing

The Milton Berle Show – ABC, variety, Milton Berle

The Monroes – ABC, western, Michael Anderson, Jr.

Occasional Wife – NBC, comedy, Michael Callan

Pistols ‘n’ Petticoats – CBS, comedy, Ann Sheridan

Pruitts of Southampton – ABC, comedy, Phyllis Diller, John Astin

Road West – NBC, western, Barry Sullivan

The Roger Miller Show – NBC, variety, Roger Miller

The Rounders – ABC, comedy/western, Ron Hayes, Chill Wills

Run Buddy Run – CBS, comedy, Jack Sheldon

Shane – ABC, western, David Carradine

T.H.E. Cat – NBC, adventure, Robert Loggia

The Tammy Grimes Show – ABC, comedy, 4 episodes, Tammy Grimes, Dick Sargent

The Time Tunnel – ABC, sci-fi, James Darren

 

9 out of 35 new series SURVIVED for 1967/68

ABC – 4/16, Felony Squad, Iron Horse, Rat Patrol & That Girl

CBS – 2/9, Family Affair & Mission: Impossible

NBC – 3/10, The Monkees, Star Trek & Tarzan

 

Mid season shows

The Dating Game – Oct 1966–1970, ABC, game, Jim Lange

Dragnet – Jan 1967–1970, NBC, crime drama, Jack Webb

The Invaders – Jan 1967–1968, ABC, sci-fi, Kent Smith

The Newlywed Game – Jan 1967–1971, ABC, game, Bob Eubanks

The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour – Feb 1967–1969, CBS, variety, Tom & Dick Smothers

 

Cancelled Mid Season Shows

Animals Secrets – NBC, wildlife documentary, Dr. Loren Eiseley

And Away We Go – CBS, musical variety, George Carlin

Captain Nice – NBC, comedy, William Daniels, Alice Ghostley

Coliseum – CBS, variety

Coronet Blue – CBS, mystery, Frank Converse

Let's Make a Deal – NBC, game, Monty Hall

Malibu U – ABC, music, Rick Nelson

Mr. Terrific – CBS, comedy, Stephen Strimpell

Our Place – CBS, musical variety, Jack Burns, Avery Schreiber

The Piccadilly Palace – ABC, musical variety, Millicent Martin

Rango – ABC, comedy, Tim Conway

The Smithsonian – NBC, documentary, Bill Ryan

Spotlight – CBS, comedy/variety, Mike Sammers

The Steve Allen Comedy Hour – CBS, comedy/variety, Steve Allen

Summer Focus – ABC, documentary

 

Late Night

The Joey Bishop Show – April 1967–1969, ABC, talk, Joey Bishop

 

Two Seasons (1965/66)

Actuality Specials – 1965–1968, NBC, documentary

The Alan Burke Show – Spring 1966–1970, syndication, talk

The Avengers – March 1966–1969, ABC, spy drama

Batman – Jan 1966–1968, ABC, fantasy

Big Valley – 1965–1969, ABC, western

CBS News Hour – 1965–1971, CBS, documentary

Daktari – Jan 1966–1969, CBS, adventure

The Dean Martin Show – 1965–1974, NBC, variety

The Dean Martin Summer Show – 1966, 1967, NBC, variety

The FBI – 1965–1974, ABC, crime drama

F Troop – 1965–1967, ABC, comedy

Get Smart – 1965–1969, NBC; 1969/70, CBS, comedy

Green Acres – 1965–1971, CBS, comedy

Hogan’s Heroes – 1965–1971, CBS, comedy

I Dream Of Jeannie – 1965–1970, NBC, comedy

I Spy – 1965–1968, NBC, adventure/espionage

Laredo – 1965–1967, NBC, western

Lost In Space – 1965–1968, CBS, sci-fi

Please Don’t Eat the Daisies – 1965–1967, NBC, comedy

Run for Your Life – 1965–1968, NBC, adventure

Wild Wild West – 1965–1969, CBS, western

 

Three Seasons (1964/65)

ABC Scope – 1964–1968, ABC, documentary/public affairs

Bewitched – 1964–1972, ABC, comedy

Daniel Boone – 1964–1970, NBC, western

Flipper – 1964–1968, NBC, adventure

Gilligan’s Island – 1964–1967, CBS, comedy

Gomer Pyle, U.S.M. C. – 1964–1970, CBS, comedy

The Man From U.N.C.L.E – 1964–1968, NBC, spy spoof

Peyton Place – 1964–1969, ABC, soap

Twelve O’Clock High – 1964–1967, ABC, drama

Voyage To The Bottom Of The Sea – 1964–1968, ABC, sci-fi

 

Four Seasons (1963/64)

Bob Hope Presents The Chrysler Theatre – 1963–1967, NBC, dramatic anthology

The Danny Kaye Show – 1963–1967, CBS, variety

The Fugitive – 1963–1967, ABC, drama

Hollywood Palace – Jan 1964–1970, ABC, variety

Petticoat Junction – 1963–1970, CBS, comedy

 

Five Seasons (1962/63)

The Andy Williams Show – 1962–1967, NBC, musical variety

The Beverly Hillbillies – 1962–1971, CBS, comedy

Combat! – 1962–1967, ABC, drama

The Jackie Gleason Show – 1962–1970; CBS, variety

The Lucy Show – 1962–1968, CBS, comedy

Vacation Playhouse – July 1963–1967, CBS, anthology

The Virginian – 1962–1971, NBC, western

Six Seasons (1961/62)

Open End – 1961–1987, syndication, talk

 

Seven Seasons (1960/61)

The Andy Griffith Show – 1960–1968, CBS, comedy

Candid Camera – 1960–1967, CBS, humor

My Three Sons – 1960–1965, ABC; 1965–1972, CBS, comedy

 

Eight Seasons (1959/60)

Bell Telephone Hour – 1959–1968, NBC, music

Bonanza – 1959–1973, NBC, western

Eleven Seasons (1956/57)

To Tell The Truth – December 1956–1967, CBS, game

 

Twelve Seasons (1955/56)

Gunsmoke – 1955–1975, CBS, western

 

Thirteen Seasons (1954/55)

Lassie – 1954–1971, CBS; 1971–1974, Syndication, adventure

The Lawrence Welk Show – 1954–1971, ABC, music

The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson – 1962–1992, NBC, talk/variety

Walt Disney’s Wonderful World of Color – 1954–1983, anthology

 

Fifteen Seasons (1952/53)

Death Valley Days – 1952–1975, syndication, western anthology

 

Sixteen Seasons (1951/52)

I’ve Got A Secret – June 1952–1967, CBS, game

The Red Skelton Hour – 1951–1953, NBC; 1953–1970, CBS; 1970/71, NBC, variety

 

Eighteen Seasons (1949/50)

What’s My Line? – Feb 1950–1967, CBS, game

 

Twenty seasons (1947/48)

Ed Sullivan – June 1948–1971, CBS, variety

 

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