DVD Tuesday: The Streets of San Francisco

Every Tuesday I take a look at obscure and/or classic television programs, specials, miniseries or made-for-TV movies being released on DVD or Blu-ray. For the record I consider anything broadcast prior to 1980 to be classic or else there wouldn’t be much to discuss. The releases referred to in these posts are encoded for Region … Continue Reading →

UCLA to Screen Alternate Version of The New People Pilot Episode

The UCLA Film & Television Archive is in the middle of a Rod Serling retrospective titled “Rod Serling: Other Dimensions.” A web page for the retrospective can be found here while a Los Angeles Times article about the retrospective can be found here. It began in late July and will continue through mid-September. Screenings have … Continue Reading →

Update: 2012-2013 Fall Preview Specials

Frequent commenter DuMont has provided additional information on the FOX fall preview special as well as the CBS and The CW specials that I was unaware of. Here are the full details on all the specials: ABC – “The Chew Presents ABC’s Primetime Fall Preview Special” This special will be hosted by Mario Batali, Michael … Continue Reading →

Grizzly Adams IS Coming to DVD

The Amazon listing for The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams on DVD that I was so suspicious of the other day turned out to be correct. TVShowsOnDVD.com has confirmed that Timeless Media Group (which was acquired by Shout! Factory in May) will indeed be releasing The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams – Season … Continue Reading →

DVD Tuesday: Perry Mason

Every Tuesday I take a look at obscure and/or classic television programs, specials, miniseries or made-for-TV movies being released on DVD. For the record I consider anything broadcast prior to 1980 to be classic or else there wouldn’t be much to discuss. The releases referred to in these posts are encoded for Region 1 use … Continue Reading →

Grizzly Adams Coming to DVD?

TVShowsOnDVD.com is reporting that the first season of The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams is coming to DVD in November. However, the report is based solely on the fact that an Amazon listing exists, which gives a release date of November 6th and a MSRP of $29.93. I certainly hope the listing is legitimate … Continue Reading →

Phyllis Diller (1917-2012)

Comedienne Phyllis Diller, who didn’t start her show biz career until she was in her mid-30s, passed away today at the age of 95. Her comic image, which included outrageous outfits, a shocking wig and an omnipresent cigarette holder, together with her self-deprecating humor, made her a hugely popular stand-up comic. But she was unable … Continue Reading →
The Pruitts of Southampton Promo

The Pruitts of Southampton Promo

Promotional spot for ABC’s The Pruitts of Southampton, from 1966. Continue Reading →