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)
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(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