I’ve written over 40 articles about obscure and short-lived TV shows. My very favorite obscurity has to be ABC’s 1969-1970 drama The New People. Learn why.
I’ve pulled together additional details about the unaired, alternate pilot to The New People. Rod Serling’s involvement is still a bit of a mystery.
The UCLA Film & Television Archive will screen an alternate version of The New People pilot episode on September 8th.
A collection of sponsor spots from the 1950s and 1960s for companies and products like Coke, Cover Girl, Pillsbury, Marlboro, Faberge, Kellogg’s, Nair, Stri-Dex, and Bit-O-Honey.
I believe I’ve uncovered the true opening theme song to ABC’s The New People. It seems there were two slightly different closing themes.
How are The New People and Charlie’s Angel’s connected? A few seconds of footage from The New People was later reused in an episode of Charlie’s Angels.