What’s the status of The New People, ABC’s 1969-1970 drama about college students trying to recreate society on an island? The UCLA Film & Television Archive has 16 mm prints of all 17 episodes as well as an alternate version of the pilot.
ABC’s The New People forced NBC to change the name of The Now People to The Bold Ones.
Dell published two comic books based on ABC’s short-lived TV series The New People in 1970. Each contained two original stories. Both issues were later reprinted in Mexico.
ABC’s The New People ran for just 17 episodes during the 1969-1970 season before being cancelled due to low ratings. It left a lasting impression on those few viewers who did tune in.