1955 Fall TV Schedule

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1.
The 20th Century-Fox Hour (1955 TV Series)
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An Anthology of mini-features, new productions largely consisted of hasty retreads of successful Fox movies. (60 mins.)
“ CBS ” - raisleygordon
 
2.
The Adventures of Champion (1955 TV Series)
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The exploits of Champion, a wild stallion who befriends twelve year-old Ricky North in the American Southwest in the 1880's... (30 mins.)
“ CBS ” - raisleygordon
 
3.
The Adventures of Robin Hood (1955 TV Series)
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A long-running series of adventures featuring Robin of Loxley - Robin Hood - and his group of Sherwood-Forest-based freedom fighters... (30 mins.)
“ CBS ” - raisleygordon
 
4.
The Alcoa Hour (1955 TV Series)
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This live series featured adaptations of other works (novels, plays, etc.) plus original works for the show... (60 mins.)
“ NBC ” - raisleygordon
 
5.
Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955 TV Series)
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Series of unrelated short stories covering elements of crime, horror, drama and comedy about people of different species committing murders, suicides, thefts and other sorts of crime caused by certain motivations; perceived or not. (25 mins.)
“ CBS ” - raisleygordon
 
6.
The Big Surprise (1955 TV Series)
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(30 mins.)
Director: Fred Carr
“ NBC ” - raisleygordon
 
7.
Brave Eagle (1955 TV Series)
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Reflecting the Native American viewpoint in the settlement of the American West, This was the first series where an American Indian was the lead character. (30 mins.)
“ CBS ” - raisleygordon
 
8.
Casablanca (1955 TV Series)
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This was the first attempt by Warner Brothers to make the.movie classic into a.series. it was part of a revolving group of shows that included Kings Row on a show called Warner Brothers Presents. (60 mins.)
“ ABC ” - raisleygordon
 
9.
Cheyenne (1955 TV Series)
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After the Civil War, nomadic adventurer Cheyenne Bodie roamed the west looking for fights, women and bad guys to beat up. His job changed from episode to episode. (60 mins.)
“ ABC ” - raisleygordon
 
10.
Crossroads (1955 TV Series)
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The anthology series dramatized the lives of clergymen of all faiths and the problems they faced in both their professional and personal lives. (30 mins.)
“ ABC ” - raisleygordon
 
11.
Crusader (1955 TV Series)
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In revenge for the Communist government in Poland having sent his mother to a concentration camp where she died, Matt Anders devotes himself to freeing others from totalitarian countries. (30 mins.)
“ CBS ” - raisleygordon
 
12.
Frontier (1955 TV Series)
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An unglamorized look at the settling of the American West with pioneers dealing with the elements, beset with nefarious characters and other problems that test their fortitude. (30 mins.)
“ NBC ” - raisleygordon
 
13.
Grand Ole Opry (1955 TV Series)
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Country music series that represented the first televised attempt to present the Grand Ole Opry as a regular series. (60 mins.)
“ ABC ” - raisleygordon
 
14.
Gunsmoke (1955 TV Series)
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Marshal Matt Dillon keeps the peace in the rough and tumble Dodge City. (60 mins.)
“ CBS ” - raisleygordon
 
15.
It's Always Jan (1955 TV Series)
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(30 mins.)
“ CBS ” - raisleygordon
 
16.
The Johnny Carson Show (1955 TV Series)
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Comedy routines, featuring Johnny Carson and guests, and singing were the theme of this program. (30 mins.)
“ CBS ” - raisleygordon
 
17.
Kings Row (1955 TV Series)
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(60 mins.)
“ ABC ” - raisleygordon
 
18.
The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (1955 TV Series)
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Marshal Earp keeps the law, first in Kansas and later in Arizona, using his over-sized pistols and a variety of sidekicks... (30 mins.)
“ ABC ” - raisleygordon
 
19.
MGM Parade (1955 TV Series)
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The original concept of the show was to allow the viewer to see the inner workings of a movie studio... (30 mins.)
“ ABC ” - raisleygordon
 
20.
Navy Log (1955 TV Series)
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Showed featured dramatic reenactments of true Naval events taken from the files of the Defense Department. The episodes generally featured little known actors although better known performers sometimes hosted. (30 mins.)
“ CBS ” - raisleygordon
 
21.
The People's Choice (1955 TV Series)
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Socrates "Sock" Miller joins the city council, clashing with the mayor John Peoples. Sock dates then marries his daughter Mandy complicating things. Sock has a basset named Cleo who shares her thoughts and best friend Rollo. (30 mins.)
“ NBC ” - raisleygordon
 
22.
The Phil Silvers Show (1955 TV Series)
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Sgt. Ernie Bilko is the ultimate con man. He runs the motor pool at a small Kansas US Army Camp. Colonel Hall... (30 mins.)
“ a.k.a "You'll Never Get Rich"

CBS ” - raisleygordon
 
23.
Playwrights '56 (1955 TV Series)
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(60 mins.)
“ a.k.a. "Pontiac Presents Playwrights '56"

NBC ” - raisleygordon
 
24.
Screen Directors Playhouse (1955 TV Series)
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Presented by Eastman Kodak, the program was a series of original scripts directed by acclaimed directors and featuring well known performers. The stories ranged from musicals to comedies and dramas. (30 mins.)
“ NBC ” - raisleygordon
 
25.
Sergeant Preston of the Yukon (1955 TV Series)
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Canadian Mountie Sgt. Preston patrols the wilds of the Yukon with his horse Rex and his faithful dog Yukon King, battling both the elements and criminals. (30 mins.)
“ CBS ” - raisleygordon
 
26.
Star Stage (1955 TV Series)
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The show featured 2-act plays; 2/3rds were live and the rest on film. (30 mins.)
“ NBC ” - raisleygordon
 
27.
Talent Varieties (1955 TV Series)
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Country and western show with amateur talent trying to break into show business. (60 mins.)
Director: Bryan T. Bisney
“ ABC ” - raisleygordon
 
28.
Wanted (1955 TV Series)
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Actual cases from the files of the FBI with the actual participants in the real case playing themselves. (30 mins.)
“ CBS ” - raisleygordon