1959 Fall TV Schedule

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1.
Adventures in Paradise (1959 TV Series)
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Adam Troy was an American Korean War veteran who stayed in the Pacific after the war. As captain of the schooner "Tiki III"... (60 mins.)
“ ABC ” - raisleygordon
 
2.
The Alaskans (1959 TV Series)
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When gold was discovered in the Yukon in the 1890's, thousands of hopeful prospectors headed north for a chance at becoming rich... (60 mins.)
“ ABC ” - raisleygordon
 
3.
The Betty Hutton Show (1959 TV Series)
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A talkative manicurist inherits a legacy and the custody of three children from a rich Wall Street broker customer. (30 mins.)
“ CBS ” - raisleygordon
 
4.
The Big Party (1959 TV Series)
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Short lived variety show, sponsored by Revlon, with a different host each week. The premise had the... (60 mins.)
“ CBS ” - raisleygordon
 
5.
Bonanza (1959 TV Series)
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The adventures of Ben Cartwright and his sons as they run and defend their ranch while helping the surrounding community. (49 mins.)
“ NBC ” - raisleygordon
 
6.
Bourbon Street Beat (1959 TV Series)
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A former New Orleans cop partners with an Ivy League lawyer to open up a private detective agency with offices on the city's famed Bourbon Street. (60 mins.)
“ ABC ” - raisleygordon
 
7.
The Dennis O'Keefe Show (1959 TV Series)
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Hal Towne is a Los Angeles widower with a bright ten-year-old son to raise (aided by a stern housekeeper)... (30 mins.)
“ CBS ” - raisleygordon
 
8.
Dennis the Menace (1959 TV Series)
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Television episodes built around the same sorts of incidents found in Hank Ketcham's long-running comic strip. (30 mins.)
“ CBS ” - raisleygordon
 
9.
The Deputy (1959 TV Series)
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The Deputy is Clay McCord, a storekeeper in 1880's Silver City, Arizona Territories, who is an expert shot... (30 mins.)
“ NBC ” - raisleygordon
 
10.
The Detectives (1959 TV Series)
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Captain Matt Holbrook leads a squad of brave and tough detectives in a large, unnamed city. Instead of leading personal lives... (60 mins.)
“ ABC ” - raisleygordon
 
11.
The DuPont Show with June Allyson (1959 TV Series)
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(30 mins.)
“ CBS ” - raisleygordon
 
12.
Fibber McGee and Molly (1959 TV Series)
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Fibber McGee and Molly was the finest husband and wife comedy team. It ran on the radio from 1935 to 1959 then switched to television in 1959. Its running gags and characters inspired many imitators. (30 mins.)
“ NBC ” - raisleygordon
 
13.
Five Fingers (1959 TV Series)
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Fingers is a double agent working for the US. His cover? Talent agent. (60 mins.)
“ NBC ” - raisleygordon
 
14.
Hawaiian Eye (1959 TV Series)
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Set against the beautiful tropical landscape of Honolulu, Hawaii, this series centered around the cases... (60 mins.)
“ ABC ” - raisleygordon
 
15.
Hennesey (1959 TV Series)
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Jackie Cooper played Hennesey, a Navy doctor in an onshore office. Abby Dalton, very young and beautiful then... (30 mins.)
“ CBS ” - raisleygordon
 
16.
Hotel de Paree (1959 TV Series)
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Sundance, a reformed gunslinger just released from prison, drifts into the town of Georgetown, CO. A... (30 mins.)
“ CBS ” - raisleygordon
 
17.
John Gunther's High Road (1959 TV Series)
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John Gunther, who had traveled to many areas of the world, hosted this program that showed two filmed trips to exotic locations... (30 mins.)
“ ABC ” - raisleygordon
 
18.
Johnny Ringo (1959 TV Series)
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Ex-gunfighter Johnny Ringo is now the sheriff of a small Western town, and attempts to keep the peace with the aid of his deputy, Cully, and his girl, Laura Thomas. (30 mins.)
“ CBS ” - raisleygordon
 
19.
Johnny Staccato (1959 TV Series)
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Johnny Staccato is a jazz pianist and private detective. (24 mins.)
“ NBC ” - raisleygordon
 
20.
Laramie (1959 TV Series)
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It is the 1870s in Wyoming Territory. Slim Sherman and his 14-year-old brother Andy try to hang on to... (60 mins.)
“ NBC ” - raisleygordon
 
21.
Law of the Plainsman (1959 TV Series)
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Sam Buckhart was an Apache Indian who had saved the life of a U.S. Cavalry officer after an Indian ambush... (30 mins.)
“ NBC ” - raisleygordon
 
22.
Love and Marriage (1959 TV Series)
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William Harris is an old-time music publisher who made his daughter Pat a partner. Harris hates rock'n'roll and rejects all popular music submitted... (30 mins.)
“ NBC ” - raisleygordon
 
23.
The Man and the Challenge (1959 TV Series)
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Dr. Glenn Barton is a scientist, explorer and all around adventurer which makes him perfect for the assignments the government sends him on. Whether it's testing space equipment or attempting rescues, his quick wits generally save the day. (30 mins.)
“ NBC ” - raisleygordon
 
24.
The Man from Blackhawk (1959 TV Series)
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The adventures of an insurance investigator for the Blackhawk Insurance Co. in the Old West. (30 mins.)
“ ABC ” - raisleygordon
 
25.
The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis (1959 TV Series)
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Sensitive teenager Dobie Gillis (yes, Dobie being his real given name) exasperates his grocer father Herbert T... (30 mins.)
“ CBS ” - raisleygordon
 
26.
Men Into Space (1959 TV Series)
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The more-or-less realistic adventures of Colonel Ed McCauley, head of the American space program. He battles saboteurs, budget cuts, defective equipment and other problems in outer space. (30 mins.)
“ CBS ” - raisleygordon
 
27.
Mr. Lucky (1959 TV Series)
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Mr. Lucky was an honest professional gambler who had won a plush floating casino, the ship Fortuna, and used it as his base of operations... (30 mins.)
“ CBS ” - raisleygordon
 
28.
Philip Marlowe (1959 TV Series)
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(30 mins.)
“ ABC ” - raisleygordon
 
29.
The Rebel (1959 TV Series)
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After the end of the American Civil War, a former Confederate Army private roams the Wild West and, as a rogue drifter, gets involved in helping out various settlers threatened by various bad guys. (30 mins.)
“ ABC ” - raisleygordon
 
30.
Riverboat (1959 TV Series)
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Grey Holden wins a river boat in a poker game which he then captains,along with his crew, in various adventures along the Mississippi river. This action series is set in 19th century America. (60 mins.)
“ NBC ” - raisleygordon
 
31.
Startime (1959 TV Series)
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Ford Motor Company sponsored this hour long program which rotated between variety shows, dramatic productions and musical comedies. One of the offerings was turned into a regular series, Sing Along With Mitch. (60 mins.)
“ NBC ” - raisleygordon
 
32.
Sunday Showcase (1959 TV Series)
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A show featuring various specials. Some specials were comedy and others were serious drama by famous authors. (60 mins.)
“ NBC ” - raisleygordon
 
33.
Take a Good Look (1959 TV Series)
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The contestants on this quiz show had been involved in notable news events. Films clips or recordings... (30 mins.)
“ ABC ” - raisleygordon
 
34.
Tightrope (1959 TV Series)
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Mike Conners played an unnamed police undercover agent who infiltrated organized crime to expose the leaders and their plots... (30 mins.)
“ CBS ” - raisleygordon
 
35.
Troubleshooters (1959 TV Series)
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(30 mins.)
“ NBC ” - raisleygordon
 
36.
The Twilight Zone (1959 TV Series)
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Ordinary people find themselves in extraordinarily astounding situations, which they each try to solve in a remarkable manner. (51 mins.)
“ CBS ” - raisleygordon
 
37.
The Untouchables (1959 TV Series)
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Special Agent Eliot Ness and his elite team of incorruptable agents battle organized crime in 1930s Chicago. (50 mins.)
“ ABC ” - raisleygordon
 
38.
Wichita Town (1959 TV Series)
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Wichita, Kansas, USA was a growing town after the American Civil War. Helping the town grow were Marshal Mike Dunbar and his deputies... (30 mins.)
“ NBC ” - raisleygordon