History[ edit ] Television formats portraying ordinary people in unscripted situations are almost as old as the television medium itself. Producer-host Allen Funt 's Candid Camerain which unsuspecting people were confronted with funny, unusual situations and filmed with hidden cameras, first aired inand is often seen as a prototype of reality television programming. Queen for a Day — was an early example of reality-based television.
Dragnet Dragnet was perhaps the most famous and influential police procedural drama in media history. The series gave millions of audience members a feel for the boredom and drudgery, as well as the danger and heroism, of real-life police work.
Dragnet earned praise for improving the public opinion of police officers. Kildare is an NBC medical drama television series which ran from September 27, until April 5, encompassing a total of episodes.
The show, which premiered at the same time as an ABC medical drama, Ben Casey, quickly achieved success and helped spark a number of new shows dealing with the medical field. It debuted in the United States on September 14, and concluded its run on April 6, with a total of 65 episodes. The first season of 34 episodes was filmed in black-and-white, but the show switched to color for its second season.
In adapting the films to a television series, the producers made Porter a single parent and gave him a second son named Bud, played by Tommy Norden. Get Smart Get Smart! Gilligan's Island Gilligan's Island is an American television situation comedy created and produced by Sherwood Schwartz and originally produced by United Artists Television.
His ignorance but honesty really was annoyance to Andy and Deputy Barney Fife. After the first season, Jim Nabors Gomer was offered a series of his own. Sergeant Carter played by Frank Sutton can handle anything except Private Pyle's back woods naivete and slow learning ability.
This combination made this show hit. Green acres was a spinoff of Petticoat Junction. Attorney Oliver Wendall played by Eddie Albert, an attorney, wanting to be a farmer all his life buys The Haney acre farm sight unseen near Hooterville. She eventually gives in and moves to the broken down shack which is unfurnished and missing the luxuries they are so accustomed.
The show is built around them adjusting not only to the new style of living but to the towns people with their backwards living. Gunsmoke Gunsmoke, the televsion western series, originally started on radio in with William Conrad the voice of Matt Dillon. When it was decided to move to television John Wayne was asked to be Marshall Matt Dillon but he turned it down because he didn't want the rigors of doing a weekly television show.
John Wayne recommended James Arness, a relatively new actor. John Wayne introduced the first episode when it aired on CBS in There was a total of thirty minute episodes and sixty minute episodes produced. It is still the longest running western ever produced. Have Gun Will Travel Richard Boone stars as the black clad good guy Paladin, a modern day detective working in the old west.
In this 60s television western he lived in San Francisco and his services did not come cheap. He was a West Point graduate and could recite Shakespeare as well as use his colt single action revolver.
If you remember he had a calling card he handed out during each episode.Get the latest music news, watch video clips from music shows, events, and exclusive performances from your favorite artists.
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The final episode starts with the death of Kim Jong Il and the rise of the new leader of North Korea — his son, Kim Jong Un, taking power at the age of Television (TV), sometimes shortened to tele or telly, is a telecommunication medium used for transmitting moving images in monochrome (black and white), or in colour, and in two or three dimensions and sound.
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