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TV in the 1950s!
1950s TV Shows on DVD

Television was in its infancy in the 1950s, let's look at some of the shows that shaped that fateful decade - from dramas to comedies. This is what America was watching in the nifty fifties.

Classic Commercials on DVDTV Commercials on DVD

Fractured Fairy Tales on DVDKid's TV Commercials

TV Shows on DVD / Holiday Specials on DVD
TV Commercials on DVD

I Love Lucy

Lucy Show

Here's Lucy

Life With Lucy

Lucille Ball Specials
on DVD Review

Remembering
Vivian Vance

I Love Lucy Reconsidered

Here's Lucy: Lucille Ball Behind the Scenes

The Lucy Show
on DVD Review

Interview with
Lucy's Biggest Fan

Lucy Lectures
on Comedy

Lone Ranger / 1950s TV shows

(The lost kid shows section
also contains many TV
shows from the 1950s!)

Howdy Doody / 1950's television programs

1950's TV / Today Show in the 1950s


BONUS: Here is a mega-mix of 'bumpers' from TV shows of the 1950s and early 1960s.

1950s TV Shows on DVD

TV in the 1950s

The greatest stars and the wonderful television shows that made the 1950s such a unique experience. It was the dawn of television, the networks and local stations had no idea what the viewing public might want... this was reflected in the eclectic content they generated. You'll find stories from the golden age of television along with the rare clips from some forgotten TV shows.

Little RascalsFess Parker
& Davy Crockett

1950's TV icons

Serious Shows
of the 1950s
Where they shot their shorts!

1952 Olympics Telethon
TV's first telethon

Amos 'n' Andy
- In Depth

Comprehensive look at a radio & TV hit

TV's First Working Women
You might be surprdsed!

Little Rascals /
Our Gang
50 plus years on TV

The Howdy Doody
Presidential Election

The kiddie show hit that captivated America in the fifties

The Lone Ranger
He epitomized the best of America in a time gone by

The Jack Benny Program
Watch early episodes

Gale Storm
My Little Margie

Jon Provost Interview
Timmie & Lassie

Abbott & Costello
Their TV show

Remembering David Susskind
Intelligent talk how host!

The Three Stooges
Where they shot their shorts!

The Honeymooners
Before and after the 1955 CBS sitcom

The First 'Black' Show - Beulah
The first and only show to star an
African-American woman for a twenty-year span!

Women on TV in the 1950s
How Bette Davis tried to buck the system

The Today Show
Could Katie Couric have been replaced by a monkey? It happened in the 1950s

TV's First Rerun Series
Great clips from classic sitcoms of the 1950s!

Ed Wynn Biography
This Fool made the transistion from radio to television to dramatic actor

Beverly Garland & Decoy
TV's groundbreaking female cop show

The Ken Murray Budweiser Show
An early version of 'The Man Show?'

Marty & Live TV
Filming 'Marty' - a true 1950's classic drama

Two Variety Shows of the Fifties
Vic Damone and Eddie Fisher, world-class crooners

Game Shows of the Fifties
Watch TV from the late-1940s!

Any Night Nitro!
A look at TV super-spectaculars, 50's-style

Mr. Adams and Eve
Howard Duff and Ida Lupino starred in a remarkable 50's sitcom

The Bickersons
TV's first bickering couple

TV's First Star
Broken and discarded!

History of the Laugh Track
You hear dead people laughing!

The First Interactive Video Game
Winky-Dink and You from 1955

Designing Winky-Dink
The original artist Norm Blumenthal speaks out

Interview with a Show Business Legend
The creator of Mack & Myer For Hire was Mickey Deems, a true keeper of the old-school flame of classic comedy. Mickey, who is alive and well and living in California, was kind enough to share with us some of his memories of this wonderful forgotten comedy series

The Soundies
Original musical films from the 1940s

Snaders Telescriptions
The first music videos for TV - watch for yourself

Steve Allen Interviewed
One of his last interviews - find out what you didn't know about the man, the Tonight show,
and the many songs he wrote

Racket Squad
Was The Producers ripped off from an episode of Racket Squad?

The Big Show
Radio's last stand against TV in the fifties

Tribute to Roger Muir
One of the greats behind the scenes of early television

Edie Adams Tribute
Entertainment legend and wife to Ernie Kovacs

Outrageous 1950's Commercial
You're not going to believe what they did to this model's face!

Mickey Mouse Club's Cheryl
Goodbye to a TV icon

NYC's St. Patrick's Day Parade Telecasts
One of television's first remote broadcasts

Noel Coward's 1955 TV Special
Live - and in color!

George Gobel & Red Buttons
Two great comedians popular in TV from the fifties through the seventies

Billy Gray (Father Knows Best) Interview
He played 'Bud' on the venerable TV series about family life in the 1950s

Whirlybirds
Syndicated adventure series in the sky

Burns & Allen Show
George and Gracie make the transition from radio to television

Captain Allen Swift
Howdy Doody puppeteer and NYC Popeye kiddie show host

Fred Allen
Radio's biggest laugh getter can't make the transition to television

Mr. Belvedere Movies
Motion picture series from the fifties starring Clifton Webb

Dead End Kids / Bowery Boys
Huntz Hall and Leo Gocery films were big on local TV

1950's Female Singers
Those immortal singers that you could hear on the radio back in the day

Three Stooges' Joe Besser
The lesser known third Stooge

 

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