DVD Tuesday: In Search Of, McMillan and Wife

Today’s releases include Perry Mason – The 8th Season, Volume 1, Golden Age of Television, Volume 10 and The Trouble with Father – Volume 7. Continue Reading →

TCM to Air The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Interviews

Turner Classic Movies has announced a new programming initiative called Carson on TCM to debut during the summer of 2013. The cable channel has licensed 50 interviews from The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson featuring big name celebrities like Julie Andrews, Bob Hope, Mel Brooks, Bing Crosby, Charlton Heston, Kirk Douglas, James Stewart and more. Continue Reading →

DVD Tuesday: The Danny Kaye Show, The David Susskind Show

Today’s releases include Christmas with Danny Kay and The David Susskind Show – Television’s First Star: An Interview with Milton Berle. Continue Reading →

Pioneers of Television to Return in January

Pioneers of Television, the PBS documentary series exploring the history and early days of television, will return for a third season in January 2013. Ryan Seacrest will narrate the four new episodes, replacing Kelsey Grammer. The first season aired in January 2008 and the second season in January 2011. Continue Reading →

DVD Tuesday: The Dick Van Dyke Show, Hawkins

Today’s releases include The Dick Van Dyke Show – The Complete Series on Blu-ray, Hawkins – The Complete TV Movie Collection and The Real McCoys – Complete Season #2. Continue Reading →

DVD Tuesday: The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams

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 →

Nielsen Top Ten, November 27th, 1955 – December 10th, 1955

Here are the top ten programs for the two-week period covering Sunday, November 27th through Saturday, December 10th, 1955. The first table lists the top ten by households and the second by rating. ## Program Net Homes 1. $64,000 Question CBS 15,098,000 2. I Love Lucy CBS 14,628,000 3. Ed Sullivan Show CBS 12,883,000   … Continue Reading →