Web site: http://www.pbs.org/pioneersoftelevision/
Episode description: Fess Parker, who portrayed Daniel Boone and Davy Crockett, and James Garner, star of Maverick, tell their stories, and Linda Evans recalls how two strong female characters emerged in The Big Valley. This episode also examines the success of Robert Conrad in The Wild Wild West, the popularity of Bonanza and the creation of the classic series Gunsmoke with James Arness - one of the longest-running television series of all time.
Rating: [TV-G] (General Audience)
Series Information: Pioneers of Television
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- KET2: Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 8:00 pm EST
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- KET2: Monday, January 31, 2011 at 9:00 pm EST
First aired: Tuesday, January 25, 2011 (excluding any air dates prior to June 1999)
Official web site: http://www.pbs.org/pioneersoftelevision/