Most Popular "Television History" Titles
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1. Joy (I) (2015)
PG-13 | 124 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
Joy is the story of the title character, who rose to become founder and matriarch of a powerful family business dynasty.
Votes: 77,207 | Gross: $56.44M
3. Return to the Batcave: The Misadventures of Adam and Burt (2003 TV Movie)
90 min | Action, Biography, Comedy
When the Batmobile is stolen, Adam West and Burt Ward search for it while remembering their days as the stars of the Batman live action series.
4. Pioneers of Television (2008 TV Mini-Series)
55 min | Documentary, History
A four-part documentary series focusing on the legends that helped launched TV and left lasting impression on sitcoms, talk shows, variety shows and game shows in television's early years.
6. Surviving Gilligan's Island: The Incredibly True Story of the Longest Three Hour Tour in History (2001 TV Movie)
100 min | Comedy, Drama
A fun behind-the-scenes look into the 60's television series, "Gilligan's Island."
7. Casting By (2012)
TV-14 | 89 min | Documentary
The surprising, never-before-told tale of the indispensable yet unsung Casting Director - Iconoclasts whose keen eye, exquisite taste and gut instincts redefined Hollywood.
Votes: 1,169 | Gross: $0.01M
8. The Movie Orgy (1968)
420 min | Documentary, History
A compilation film designed to evoke nostalgia for the shared entertainment experiences of early baby boomers, "The Movie Orgy" includes clips from television programs and B-movies of the ... See full summary »
PG-13 | 91 min | Documentary, Biography
A look at the life and work of the great theatre, radio and film artist.
Votes: 499 | Gross: $0.02M
10. The Andy Griffith Show Reunion: Back to Mayberry (2003 TV Special)
E | 60 min | Documentary, Comedy
Andy Griffith, Ron Howard, Rodney Dillard, Don Knotts sat in their court room set where the show was made. They talked about the show and how the show affected their lives and how others ... See full summary »
11. Hey, Hey, It's the Monkees (1997 TV Movie)
60 min | Comedy, Music
This hour-long special that aired on ABC finds Davy, Micky, Peter, and Mike loking back on the old days (with a medley of their hits) and promoting their 1996 CD "Justus" with 3 music ... See full summary »
12. Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession (2004 TV Movie)
R | 120 min | Documentary, History
A documentary on the Z Channel, one of the first pay cable stations in the US, and its programming chief, Jerry Harvey. Debuting in 1974, the LA-based channel's eclectic slate of movies ... See full summary »
13. Hey, Hey We're the Monkees (1997 TV Movie)
70 min | Documentary, Comedy, History
Documentary focusing The Monkees, the 1960s pop group originally created for a TV sitcom. Interviews with the band members, the show's creators, and musical collaborators and peers are featured.
15. Done the Impossible: The Fans' Tale of 'Firefly' and 'Serenity' (2006 Video)
79 min | Documentary
Firefly and Serenity have grown beyond the genius of Joss Whedon. The words Firefly and Browncoat have come to symbolize a sense of community, family, and believing that the impossible can ... See full summary »
17. American Scary (2006)
91 min | Documentary, Comedy, Horror
American Scary is a look at the nation's tradition of horror hosting, from Ghoulardi to Ghoul-A-Go-Go. Follow this American folk art form from its glamorous beginnings, through repeated ... See full summary »
20. NBC: The First Fifty Years - A Closer Look (1976 TV Movie)
180 min | Documentary
A celebration of 50 years of NBC broadcasting in radio and television, since first going on the airwaves on 15 November 1926.
23. NBC 60th Anniversary Celebration (1986 TV Special)
180 min | Documentary
A cavalcade of NBC stars gather to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the network, culminating in the unveiling of the new (and current) network logo, the six-feathered peacock.
28. Smothered: The Censorship Struggles of the Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour (2002 TV Movie)
93 min | Documentary
The history of the irreverent "The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour" and the content battles it fought with its television network.
29. The Fools on the Hill (1986 TV Movie)
99 min | Drama
This is a dramatisation of the events surrounding the opening night of British television on November 2, 1936 at Alexandra Place in London. It was produced to commemorate its 50th anniversary. The characters are both real and fictional.
30. The Mongols (1973)
92 min | Adventure, Drama, History
A director of a television series on the history of cinema, who has been grappling with the screenplay of his first feature film, receives an assignment to oversee the installation of a ... See full summary »
34. The Golden Girls: Their Greatest Moments (2003 TV Movie)
90 min | Documentary, Comedy, Music
This 90-minute special aired on the Lifetime network in June 2003 served as a reunion show for 3 of the 4 Golden Girls. This show has clips from the girls' favorite moments from the show, ... See full summary »
35. The Funny Ladies of British Comedy (2004 TV Movie)
A tribute to the leading ladies of British television situation comedies, including: Patricia Routledge, Prunella Scales, Mollie Sugden, Judi Dench, Dawn French, Felicity Kendal, and Penelope Keith.
37. Neighbours Revealed (2000– )
25 min | Documentary, History
A glimpse at Australia's longest running drama series; behind-the-scenes interviews and anecdotes from some of Australia's most well known actors as they guide the viewer through an average... See full summary »
39. Route 66: Return to the Road with Martin Milner (1998 Video)
158 min | Documentary, History
Thirty years after the ending of his famous TV series, Martin Milner once again climbs into a classic red Corvette and drives down Route 66, the "Mother Road", from Chicago to Los Angeles.
43. Love Letters in the Sands of Time (2010 TV Movie)
58 min | Music
During the hit show's three-year run, Pat's guest stars were the biggest names in the entertainment industry. This program is literally a time capsule of television variety entertainment, as it existed over half a century ago.
45. De sendte en dame - og tak for det (1997 TV Movie)
40 min | Documentary
Helle Retbøll Carl visits Lise Nørgaard in her home in Roskilde, interviewing her on her life. A portrait of one of the most celebrated Danish authors and television writers of series such ... See full summary »
47. On the Edge of Black and White (2008)
G | 63 min | Documentary, History
In the mid 1960's, the last of the old American television shows converted from black and white to color. At the same time, America was undergoing an epic cultural revolution. The Stars ... See full summary »