1956 Fall TV Schedule

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1.
The Adventures of Hiram Holliday (1956 TV Series)
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Hiram, thought to be a meek-little nobody by everyone around him, is one day discovered to have a range... (30 mins.)
“ NBC ” - raisleygordon
 
2.
The Adventures of Jim Bowie (1956 TV Series)
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Set in the Louisiana Territory around 1830, wealthy planter Jim Bowie encounters many famous people in New Orleans or the backwoods... (30 mins.)
“ ABC ” - raisleygordon
 
3.
The Adventures of Sir Lancelot (1956 TV Series)
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In all of Arthurian legend, the most famous of the Knights of the Round Table is undoubtedly Sir Lancelot... (30 mins.)
“ NBC ” - raisleygordon
 
4.
Broken Arrow (1956 TV Series)
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Indian Agent Tom Jeffords makes friends with Chief Cochise, becoming a blood brother of the Apache. Together they fight white schemers and renegade Indians. (30 mins.)
“ ABC ” - raisleygordon
 
5.
The Box Brothers (1956 TV Series)
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The two Box brothers are polar opposites who run a photography studio in San Francisco. Gilly is the shy retiring sibling while excitable Harvey is domineering. Harvey dates self assured Margaret while Gilly's girl is quiet Marilee. (30 mins.)
“ CBS ” - raisleygordon
 
6.
The Buccaneers (1956 TV Series)
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Captain Dan Tempest was an ex-pirate who received a pardon from the King and turned privateer after... (30 mins.)
“ CBS ” - raisleygordon
 
7.
Circus Boy (1956 TV Series)
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12-year-old Corky has been adopted by a traveling circus owned by Big Tim Champion. He is water boy to baby elephant Bimbo and otherwise participates in the behind-the-scenes life of the circus. (30 mins.)
“ NBC ” - raisleygordon
 
8.
Conflict (1956 TV Series)
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(60 mins.)
“ ABC ” - raisleygordon
 
9.
The Dinah Shore Chevy Show (1956 TV Series)
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Dinah hosted this hour-long weekly for seven years. It featured Dinah and guest stars in a variety of songs, skits, production numbers. Also featured: her "See the USA in your Chevrolet" song and her warm kiss to all in conclusion. (60 mins.)
Director: William Asher
“ NBC ” - raisleygordon
 
10.
The Gale Storm Show: Oh! Susanna (1956 TV Series)
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An American sitcom series starring Gale Storm. The series is about a Susanna Pomery, a cruise director for an ocean liner traveling the world. (30 mins.)
“ CBS ” - raisleygordon
 
11.
Giant Step (1956 TV Series)
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(30 mins.)
Stars: Bert Parks
“ CBS ” - raisleygordon
 
12.
Hey, Jeannie! (1956 TV Series)
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Jeannie MacLennan, a cheerful and carefree Scottish woman, arrives in New York without a job or knowing anyone... (30 mins.)
“ CBS ” - raisleygordon
 
13.
The Huntley-Brinkley Report (1956 TV Series)
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(30 mins.)
“ NBC ” - raisleygordon
 
14.
The Jonathan Winters Show (1956 TV Series)
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(15 mins.)
“ NBC ” - raisleygordon
 
15.
The Joseph Cotten Show: On Trial (1956 TV Series)
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(30 mins.)
“ NBC ” - raisleygordon
 
16.
Noah's Ark (1956 TV Series)
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Drs. Sam Rinehart and Noah McCann are veterinarians working in a veterinary hospital. Rinehart, the older of the two... (30 mins.)
“ NBC ” - raisleygordon
 
17.
Playhouse 90 (1956 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Of the many anthology series, Playhouse 90 is considered the most ambitious with oustanding talent in front of the camera. Attracting top ranked directors and scripts it was often filmed live including the entire first season. (90 mins.)
“ CBS ” - raisleygordon
 
18.
The Ray Anthony Show (1956 TV Series)
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“ ABC ” - raisleygordon
 
19.
Stanley (1956 TV Series)
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(30 mins.)
“ NBC ” - raisleygordon
 
20.
Tales of the 77th Bengal Lancers (1956 TV Series)
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The show tells the story of two lieutenants, Michael Rhodes and William Storm, assigned to the 77th... (30 mins.)
Director: Lew Landers
“ NBC ” - raisleygordon
 
21.
The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show (1956 TV Series)
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Hosted by Tennessee Ernie Ford, the likeable singer, comedian, entertainer received his own variety... (30 mins.)
“ a.k.a "The Ford Show, Starring Tennessee Ernie Ford"

NBC ” - raisleygordon
 
22.
Treasure Hunt (1956 TV Series)
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The original version of the game show, where contestants use their intuition and luck to help them win cash and prizes by deciding whether to keep the unknown contents of a box they have chosen. (30 mins.)
“ ABC ” - raisleygordon
 
23.
Twenty-One (1956 TV Series)
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Two contestants were placed in separate isolation booths. Each player in turn would be given a category and asked how many points... (30 mins.)
“ NBC ” - raisleygordon
 
24.
The Walter Winchell Show (1956 TV Series)
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Live weekly variety show. The show originated in New York City for the first nine weeks and then moved to Hollywood... (30 mins.)
“ NBC ” - raisleygordon
 
25.
West Point (1956 TV Series)
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Dramatic series of actual people and events at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York. (30 mins.)
“ a.k.a "The West Point Story"

CBS ” - raisleygordon
 
26.
Wire Service (1956 TV Series)
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Adventures of three globetrotting reporters working for an international wire service. (60 mins.)
“ ABC ” - raisleygordon
 
27.
Zane Grey Theater (1956 TV Series)
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An anthology based (earlier moreso than later) on the novels and stories of Zane Grey. Powell was often the star as well as the host. (25 mins.)
“ a.k.a "Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theater"

CBS ” - raisleygordon