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Web site: http://www.pbs.org/pioneersoftelevision/

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Through interviews and archival clips, nearly 100 stars from television's formative years share their stories in this revealing four-part documentary series.

TV Schedule

Sitcoms #101 [TV-G]
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 Friday, September 11 at 8:00 pm EDT

Westerns #202 [TV-G]
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.

  • KET2 Sunday, September 13 at 3:00 pm EDT
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Links

Official web site: http://www.pbs.org/pioneersoftelevision/

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