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1. The Jack Paar Tonight Show (1957–1962)

105 min | Comedy, Family, Talk-Show

9.0
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Stars: Hugh Downs, Jose Melis, Jack Paar, Cliff Arquette

Votes: 120

2. Here's Hollywood (1960–1962)

30 min | Talk-Show

8.8
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Hollywood celebrities are interviewed, often at their homes.

Stars: Dean Miller, Helen O'Connell, Jack Linkletter, Joanne Jordan

Votes: 72

3. Schlitz Playhouse (1951–1959)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.6
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Originally billed as Playhouse of the Stars this long running anthology series was originally presented live from New York. Irene Dunne was briefly the hostess in 1952 and the show frequently used Broadway performers in classic stories.

Stars: James Mason, Irene Dunne, Walter Coy, Robert Paige

Votes: 141

4. Playhouse 90 (1956–1961)

90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.5
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Of the many anthology series, Playhouse 90 is considered the most ambitious with outstanding talent in front of the camera. Attracting top ranked directors and scripts it was often filmed live including the entire first season.

Stars: Richard Joy, Charles Bickford, Kim Hunter, Malcolm Atterbury

Votes: 202

5. Producers' Showcase (1954–1957)

90 min | Drama, Musical, Comedy

8.5
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This program aired once every fourth week and was one of the most costly live shows of the 1950's. Many stars appeared on this show; see the Guest List for them.

Stars: Cyril Ritchard, Claire Bloom, Mary Martin, David Wayne

Votes: 61

6. The Ford Television Theatre (1952–1957)

30 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

8.5
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The show started in New York with Broadway actors. It then moved to Hollywood where Hollywood actors headed the cast.

Stars: Philip Carey, Laraine Day, Willis Bouchey, Thomas Mitchell

Votes: 98

7. Ellery Queen (1975–1976)

100 min | Crime, Drama, Family

8.4
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The son of a police detective solves baffling crimes.

Stars: Jim Hutton, David Wayne, Tom Reese, John Hillerman

Votes: 910

8. Kraft Theatre (1947–1958)

60 min | Drama

8.4
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A well-received anthology series presenting live television dramas.

Stars: Ed Herlihy, Vaughn Taylor, Valerie Cossart, E.G. Marshall

Votes: 104

9. Broadway: The Golden Age, by the Legends Who Were There (2003)

Unrated | 111 min | Documentary, History, Music

8.4
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In their own words, and not a moment too soon - 'Broadway' tells the stories of our theatrical legends, how they came to New York, and how they created this legendary century in American ... See full summary »

Director: Rick McKay | Stars: Edie Adams, Bea Arthur, Elizabeth Ashley, Alec Baldwin

Votes: 408

10. Robert Montgomery Presents (1950–1957)

60 min | Drama

8.4
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Hollywood actor-director-producer Robert Montgomery introduced each telecast, sometimes interviewing one of the stars and sometimes appearing in the play himself.

Stars: Robert Montgomery, John Newland, Vaughn Taylor, Elizabeth Montgomery

Votes: 65

11. Get Smart (1965–1970)

TV-G | 25 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

8.3
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Bumbling Maxwell Smart, Agent 86 for CONTROL, battles the evil forces of KAOS with the help of his competent partner Agent 99.

Stars: Don Adams, Barbara Feldon, Edward Platt, Robert Karvelas

Votes: 8,670

12. The United States Steel Hour (1953–1963)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

8.3
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Live drama series that was one of the best television shows ever shown. Over two hundred live plays, covering all aspects of society, were shown.

Stars: Richard Kiley, Betsy Palmer, Hans Conried, Jeff Donnell

Votes: 84

13. The 20th Century-Fox Hour (1955–1957)

60 min | Drama

8.3
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An Anthology of mini-features, new productions largely consisted of hasty retreads of successful Fox movies.

Stars: Joseph Cotten, Carl Benton Reid, Grandon Rhodes, Robert Foulk

Votes: 89

14. The Name of the Game (1968–1971)
Episode: Ordeal (1968)

75 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.3
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Linda Ramsey will be executed in just a few hours - unless Dan Farrell can save her.

Director: Ralph Senensky | Stars: Robert Stack, Jessica Walter, Farley Granger, Sean Garrison

Votes: 15

15. Looks Familiar (1970– )

8.2
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Nostalgia based panel chat show.

Stars: Denis Norden, Bob Monkhouse, Arthur Askey, Ted Ray

Votes: 12

16. The Edge of Night (1956–1984)

30 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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In the fictional city of Monticello, attorney Mike Karr and his colleagues are involved in solving crimes and intrigue which touch the lives of many citizens. Some such citizens include ... See full summary »

Stars: Terry Davis, Tony Craig, Frances Fisher, Joe Lambie

Votes: 247

17. American Masters (1985– )

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Biography

8.1
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Since its premiere in 1986, this Emmy-winning documentary series has presented hundreds of hours comprising profiles of outstanding American cultural artists. Past subjects have included ... See full summary »

Stars: Martin Scorsese, Tony Bennett, Peter Bogdanovich, Lee Grant

Votes: 511

18. I've Got a Secret (1952–1967)

TV-G | 30 min | Family, Game-Show

8.1
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"I've Got a Secret" debuted on the heels of the successful "What's My Line?" Though "Secret" had somewhat similar rules, there were other elements that gave the show its own distinctive ... See full summary »

Stars: Garry Moore, Henry Morgan, Bill Cullen, Betsy Palmer

Votes: 318

19. Insight (I) (1960–1984)

30 min | Drama

8.1
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American Roman Catholic religious-themed anthology shedding light on the contemporary search for meaning, freedom, and love.

Stars: Ellwood Kieser, Martin Sheen, Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Brian Keith

Votes: 137

20. Hitchcock: Alfred the Great (1994 TV Movie)

120 min | Documentary, Biography

8.1
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Stars: Farley Granger, Tippi Hedren, Patricia Hitchcock, Alfred Hitchcock

Votes: 36

21. Murder, She Wrote (1984–1996)
Episode: How to Make a Killing Without Really Trying (1990)

47 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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Jessica's trip to New York City to meet with her stockbroker becomes complicated when the broker is found murdered and his secretary charged with the crime.

Director: Walter Grauman | Stars: Angela Lansbury, Morgan Brittany, Edd Byrnes, John Calvin

Votes: 105

22. Wagon Train (1957–1965)
Episode: The Charles Avery Story (1957)

60 min | Western

8.1
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Lieutenant Avery has a mission. Deliver a peace treaty and the chief's daughter. But he has a secret vendetta that may jeopardize everyone's hope for peace.

Director: Bernard Girard | Stars: Ward Bond, Robert Horton, Farley Granger, Susan Kohner

Votes: 28

23. Strangers on a Train (1951)

PG | 101 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller

8.0
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A psychotic socialite confronts a pro tennis star with a theory on how two complete strangers can get away with murder - a theory that he plans to implement.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Farley Granger, Robert Walker, Ruth Roman, Leo G. Carroll

Votes: 104,959

24. Rope (1948)

Approved | 80 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.0
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Two young men strangle their "inferior" classmate, hide his body in their apartment, and invite his friends and family to a dinner party as a means to challenge the "perfection" of their crime.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: James Stewart, John Dall, Farley Granger, Dick Hogan

Votes: 103,350

25. The Outsider (1968–1969)

60 min | Crime, Drama

8.0
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David Ross is a orphaned, ex-con, loner living in a world that loaths and makes a living as a private investgator in Los Angeles to tackle his financial problems and other people's problems as well.

Stars: Darren McGavin, Bill Quinn, James Edwards, Paul Hahn

Votes: 47

26. Night of 100 Stars (1982 TV Special)

180 min | Comedy, Family, Music

8.0
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All-star variety special celebrating the centennial of the Actors' Fund of America.

Director: Clark Jones | Stars: Jane Alexander, Peter Allen, Steve Allen, June Allyson

Votes: 200

27. Dow Hour of Great Mysteries (1960– )

60 min | Mystery

8.0
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Stars: Joseph N. Welch, Louis Edmonds, Robert Flemyng, Helen Hayes

Votes: 7

28. American Masters (1985– )
Episode: Goldwyn: The Man and His Movies (2001)

Not Rated | 118 min | Documentary, Biography

8.0
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Documentary on the legendary Hollywood movie mogul, who created his own independent production company to produce such classics as Dodsworth, Stella Dallas, Wuthering Heights, The Little ... See full summary »

Directors: Mark A. Catalena, Peter Jones | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Dana Andrews, Ann Blyth, Marlon Brando

Votes: 169

29. Biography (1987– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography

7.9
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The life stories of various historical figures and celebrities are told.

Stars: Jack Perkins, Peter Graves, Harry Smith, Bill Mumy

Votes: 1,256

30. Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (1963–1967)

60 min | Adventure, Drama, Comedy

7.9
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Legendary entertainer Bob Hope hosted, and occasionally starred in, one of the last major anthology series on network TV. Both dramatic and comedy shows were presented, featuring many of ... See full summary »

Stars: Bob Hope, Jack Weston, Jack Kelly, George N. Neise

Votes: 118

31. The Bell Telephone Hour (1959–1968)

60 min | Music

7.9
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The long-running television version of the long-running NBC radio series devoted to classical music as well as Broadway composers.

Stars: The Bell Telephone Orchestra, Mel Brandt, The Buster Davis Singers, Edward Villella

Votes: 26

32. The Ed Sullivan Show (1948–1971)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Music

7.8
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The classic prime time variety show most famous for its vaudeville acts and rock music performances.

Stars: Ed Sullivan, Johnny Wayne, Frank Shuster, Roberta Peters

Votes: 851

33. The Name of the Game (1968–1971)

90 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.8
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This groundbreaking series had three rotating stars, who were featured in independent episodes tied together by a loose common theme. The commonality was Howard Publications, the self-made ... See full summary »

Stars: Gene Barry, Susan Saint James, Robert Stack, Anthony Franciosa

Votes: 368

34. Run for Your Life (1965–1968)

60 min | Drama

7.8
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Ben Gazzara plays a successful lawyer who is told by his doctor in the first episode that he will die in one to two years. He decides to do all of the things he has never had time for. The ... See full summary »

Stars: Ben Gazzara, Nicholas Colasanto, Jack Krupnick, Fernando Lamas

Votes: 243

35. The Celluloid Closet (1995)

R | 102 min | Documentary, History

7.8
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A documentary surveying the various Hollywood screen depictions of homosexuals and the attitudes behind them throughout the history of North American film.

Directors: Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman | Stars: Lily Tomlin, Tony Curtis, Susie Bright, Arthur Laurents

Votes: 5,373 | Gross: $1.51M

36. Reputations (1994–2002)

50 min | Documentary

7.8
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Stars: Denis Lawson, Jancis Robinson, Josette Simon, Veronika Hyks

Votes: 9

37. The 13th Annual Tony Awards (1959 TV Special)

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Director: Bud Collyer | Stars: Bud Collyer, Dana Andrews, Ina Balin, Ralph Bellamy

Votes: 5

38. Biography (1987– )
Episode: Samuel Goldwyn (2004)

44 min | Documentary, Biography

7.8
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Stars: Corey Burton, Matt Davis, Carol Easton, Angelo Fierro

Votes: 39

39. Tales from the Darkside (1983–1988)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.7
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A horror anthology series where the viewer is taken through ghost stories, science fiction adventures and creepy, unexplained events.

Stars: Paul Sparer, Catherine Battistone, John Marzilli, Karen Shallo

Votes: 4,047

40. Senso (1954)

Not Rated | 123 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.7
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A troubled and neurotic Italian Countess betrays her entire country for a self-destructive love affair with an Austrian Lieutenant.

Director: Luchino Visconti | Stars: Farley Granger, Alida Valli, Massimo Girotti, Heinz Moog

Votes: 4,647

41. Medical Story (1975– )

60 min | Drama

7.7
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Stars: Catherine Burns, Tony Musante, Meredith Baxter, Cliff Gorman

Votes: 27

42. As the World Turns (1956–2010)
Episode: 30th Anniversary (1986)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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A party for Nancy and Chris Hughes sets the stage for this 30th birthday celebration of the long running CBS soap.

Director: Paul Lammers | Stars: Don Hastings, Patricia Bruder, Larry Bryggman, Kathryn Hays

Votes: 14

43. Reputations (1994–2002)
Episode: Hitch: Alfred the Great (1999)

60 min | Documentary

7.7
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First episode of a two-part profile on the life and films of Alfred Hitchcock.

Director: Tim Kirby | Stars: Denis Lawson, Jim Forster, Ronald Markham, Matthew Smart

Votes: 53

44. Get Smart (1965–1970)
Episode: Supersonic Boom (1967)

TV-G | 25 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.7
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KAOS can send out sonic booms at will and threatens New York City with one.

Director: James Komack | Stars: Don Adams, Barbara Feldon, Edward Platt, Farley Granger

Votes: 77

45. Wagon Train (1957–1965)

75 min | Western

7.6
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Stories of the journeys of a wagon train as it leaves post-Civil War Missouri on its way to California through the plains, deserts and Rocky Mountains. The first treks were led by gruff, ... See full summary »

Stars: Frank McGrath, Terry Wilson, Robert Horton, John McIntire

Votes: 1,792

46. They Live by Night (1948)

Approved | 95 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Romance

7.6
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An escaped convict, injured during a robbery, falls in love with the woman who nurses him back to health, but their relationship seems doomed from the beginning.

Director: Nicholas Ray | Stars: Cathy O'Donnell, Farley Granger, Howard Da Silva, Jay C. Flippen

Votes: 4,977

47. Ellery Queen (1975–1976)
Episode: The Adventure of Auld Lang Syne (1975)

49 min | Crime, Drama, Family

7.6
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After a wealthy industrialist threatens to disinherit family and staff at a New Year's Eve party, he is soon found murdered in a nearby phone booth by fellow guest Inspector Queen, who calls on son Ellery to help unmask the killer.

Director: David Greene | Stars: Jim Hutton, David Wayne, Joan Collins, David Doyle

Votes: 69

48. They Call Me Trinity (1970)

G | 113 min | Comedy, Western

7.5
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A lazy, unorthodox gunfighter and his portly, horse-thieving brother defend a Mormon settlement from a land-grabbing Major and his henchmen.

Director: Enzo Barboni | Stars: Terence Hill, Bud Spencer, Steffen Zacharias, Dan Sturkie

Votes: 15,009

49. Monsters (1988–1990)

30 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.5
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A horror anthology about a family of monsters watching a different horror story every week on their TV. Each tale is separate, often cautionary with occasional dark humor and irony and features various deadly creatures.

Stars: John Bolger, Pamela Dean Kelly, Michael J. Anderson, Carlos Lauchu

Votes: 1,012

50. Hondo (1967– )

60 min | Western

7.5
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Hondo, an embittered former Rebel officer, travels Arizona Territory in the 1870's with his dog Sam. Often clashing with the local cavalry, who he hold responsible for the death of his ... See full summary »

Stars: Ralph Taeger, Kathie Browne, Noah Beery Jr., Gary Clarke

Votes: 104