Web site: http://www.pbs.org/pioneersoftelevision/
Through interviews and archival clips, nearly 100 stars from television's formative years share their stories in this revealing four-part documentary series.
Focuses on five key sitcoms: I Love Lucy, The Honeymooners, Make Room for Daddy, The Andy Griffith Show, and The Dick Van Dyke Show.
- KET2 Sunday, June 2 at 10:00 pm EDT
- KET Friday, June 7 at 3:00 am EDT
- KET Sunday, June 9 at 4:00 am EDT
Late Night #102
The stories of Steve Allen, Jack Paar, and Johnny Carson headline a remembrance of the formative years of late-night television. Merv Griffin also emerges as a key player on the late-night scene.
- KET2 Sunday, June 9 at 10:00 pm EDT
- KET Friday, June 14 at 3:00 am EDT
- KET Sunday, June 16 at 4:00 am EDT
Carol Burnett & The Funny Ladies #305
This program focuses on Carol Burnett's television comedy career and the funny ladies of television who joined her in paving the way for today's TV comediennes.
- KET2 Saturday, June 15 at 3:30 am EDT
- KET2 Monday, June 17 at 5:30 am EDT
- KET2 Tuesday, June 18 at 5:30 am EDT
Celebrates the variety show, from Ed Sullivan's Toast of the Town and Milton Berle's Texaco Star Theater to Carol Burnett, the Smothers Brothers, and Laugh-In.
- KET2 Sunday, June 16 at 10:00 pm EDT
- KET Friday, June 21 at 3:00 am EDT
- KET Sunday, June 23 at 4:00 am EDT
Game Shows #104
Traces one of broadcasting's most resilient genres from its beginnings in radio through its heyday in the late 1960s.
- KET Friday, June 28 at 3:00 am EDT
- KET Sunday, June 30 at 4:00 am EDT
Official web site: http://www.pbs.org/pioneersoftelevision/