Most Popular "Television History" Titles
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2. Pioneers of Television (2008 TV Mini-Series)
55 min | Documentary
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.
3. Return to the Batcave: The Misadventures of Adam and Burt (2003 TV Movie)
90 min | Action, 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. 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 »
5. 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. 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 »
9. 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 »
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. 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 »
13. Amos 'n' Andy: Anatomy of a Controversy (1983 TV Movie)
60 min | Documentary
The history of the television version of "Amos and Andy" and the public outcry to cancel it.
14. Hey, Hey, It's the Monkees (1997 TV Movie)
60 min | Documentary, Comedy, History
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 »
15. 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.
17. 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.
18. 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.
19. 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 »
21. 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.
22. Dinner for One (2003 TV Movie)
29 min | Documentary
A half-hour introduction to one of the world's most-loved televised sketches, Freddie Frinton's "Dinner for One".
23. 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 »
25. ABC's 50th Anniversary Celebration (2003 TV Special)
A retrospective of the 50-year history of the American Broadcasting Company, showcasing clips from past shows and current programs.
31. 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 »
32. Gotha - kult, kitsch og b-film (1996–1997)
28 min | History, Talk-Show
Palle Strøm presents memorable and often rare footage from the archives of Danmarks Radio, trailers from horror and science fiction b-movies from the 1950s and 1960s, obscure educational ... See full summary »
34. The Funny Blokes of British Comedy (2005 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 73 min | Comedy, Documentary
A tribute to the leading men of British television situation comedies, including: John Cleese, Andrew Sachs, Rowan Atkinson, Tony Robinson, Lenny Henry, Frank Thornton, Ardal O'Hanlon, John... See full summary »
39. 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 »
41. 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.
42. 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.
43. Will & Grace: Backstage Pass (2005 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 60 min | Documentary, Comedy
This Behind-the-scenes exclusive on the famed TV show, Will & Grace, tells about each character individual, and together. This aired on Lifetime in September of 2005, because Will and Grace started syndication on the Network.
46. Århundredets vidner (1998–1999)
38 min | Documentary, History
Portraits of people who have witnessed significant events of the 20th century, such as surviving Holocaust, or been given the very first heart transplantation, or simply being 100+ years old and having survived the entire 20th century.
47. The Story of ITV: The People's Channel (2005 TV Mini-Series)
250 min | Documentary, History
The Story of ITV: The People's Channel looks at the network's 50 year history and talks to many of the players, celebrities and key executives who helped shape Britain's most popular commercial channel.