Most Popular TV Series Released 1970-01-01 to 1970-12-31


1. All My Children (1970–2011)

TV-PG | 60 min | Drama, Romance, Mystery

6.7
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Set in the fictional East Coast suburb Pine Valley, All My Children is the decades-old, risk-taking soap that centers around Erica Kane and her long line of husbands.

Stars: Cameron Mathison, Susan Lucci, Michael E. Knight, Alicia Minshew

Votes: 2,094

2. Mary Tyler Moore (1970–1977)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

8.2
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The lives and trials of a young single woman and her friends, both at work and at home.

Stars: Mary Tyler Moore, Edward Asner, Gavin MacLeod, Valerie Harper

Votes: 5,166

3. The Partridge Family (1970–1974)

30 min | Comedy, Family, Music

6.5
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The humourous adventures of a family of pop musicians.

Stars: Shirley Jones, David Cassidy, Susan Dey, Danny Bonaduce

Votes: 2,439

4. The Odd Couple (1970–1975)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy

8.0
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Two men, a neat freak and a slob separated from their wives, have to live together despite their differences.

Stars: Tony Randall, Jack Klugman, Al Molinaro, Penny Marshall

Votes: 3,863

5. UFO (1970–1973)

45 min | Action, Sci-Fi

8.0
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In the year 1980 the Earth is threatened by an alien race who kidnap and kill humans and use them for body parts. A highly secret military organization is set up in the hope of defending ... See full summary »

Stars: Ed Bishop, Dolores Mantez, Michael Billington, Ayshea Brough

Votes: 1,999

6. Tatort (1970– )

90 min | Crime, Drama

7.2
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A long running German cop show, where detectives work to solve a crime.

Stars: Klaus J. Behrendt, Miroslav Nemec, Udo Wachtveitl, Dietmar Bär

Votes: 1,843

7. A Family at War (1970–1972)

60 min | Drama, War

8.1
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How the events of WW 2 affected various members of a lower middle class family in Liverpool, the emphasis being on life on the home front.

Stars: Colin Douglas, Barbara Flynn, Lesley Nunnerley, Coral Atkins

Votes: 198

8. McCloud (1970–1977)

120 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.9
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Sam McCloud is a Marshal from a Taos, New Mexico, who takes a temporary assignment in the New York City Police. His keen sense of detail and detecting subtle clues, learned from his experience, enable him to nab unsuspecting criminals despite his unbelieving boss.

Stars: Dennis Weaver, J.D. Cannon, Terry Carter, Ken Lynch

Votes: 1,931

9. Nanny and the Professor (1970–1971)

30 min | Comedy, Fantasy

7.1
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Ever-cheerful Nanny helps the Everett family with her subtly magical abilities, such as seemingly reading minds, seeing the future or making fortunate coincidences happen.

Stars: Juliet Mills, Richard Long, David Doremus, Trent Lehman

Votes: 488

10. Catweazle (1970–1971)

30 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

8.0
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Catweazle is a magician from the time of the Normans who is cast into the future by magic. With the help of two boys he uses magic in an attempt to return to his own time.

Stars: Geoffrey Bayldon, Robin Davies, Gary Warren, Charles 'Bud' Tingwell

Votes: 584

11. Play for Today (1970–1984)

75 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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A British television anthology drama series that aired on BBC1 between 1970 and 1984.

Stars: Alison Steadman, Nigel Hawthorne, Tony Caunter, David Daker

Votes: 173

12. The Goodies (1970–1982)

30 min | Comedy

7.9
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Long running British situation comedy with the vaguest of situations. The Goodies are a three man agency whose brief is to do 'anything, anytime'. This gave the series carte blanche to do ... See full summary »

Stars: Tim Brooke-Taylor, Graeme Garden, Bill Oddie, Corbet Woodall

Votes: 940

13. NFL Monday Night Football (1970– )

Sport

8.4
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Coverage of professional football featuring teams from the National Football League airing on Monday nights during the NFL's regular season.

Stars: Frank Gifford, Al Michaels, Dan Dierdorf, Howard Cosell

Votes: 1,090

14. Dan August (1970–1971)

60 min | Crime, Drama

7.2
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Detective August works the crime beat in his home town, Santa Luisa CA, working with (and against) people with whom he grew up.

Stars: Burt Reynolds, Norman Fell, Richard Anderson, Ned Romero

Votes: 169

15. Huset på Christianshavn (1970–1977)

30 min | Comedy, Family

7.6
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A comedy about the tenants of a small, old apartment building in Christianshavn, Copenhagen.

Stars: Poul Reichhardt, Arthur Jensen, Helle Virkner, Paul Hagen

Votes: 506

16. Josie and the Pussycats (1970–1972)

TV-G | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

6.3
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'Josie and the Pussycats' is a pop music group. During their tours are always involved in strange mysteries.

Stars: Jerry Dexter, Don Messick, Patrice Holloway, Sherry Alberoni

Votes: 1,320

17. Arnie (1970–1972)

30 min | Comedy

7.2
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Loading dock worker Arnie's work and family life get turned upside-down when he suddenly gets promoted to a high-level management position.

Stars: Herschel Bernardi, Sue Ane Langdon, Roger Bowen, Elaine Shore

Votes: 77

18. Here Come the Double Deckers! (1970– )

30 min | Family, Comedy

7.7
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The adventures of a gang of seven kids whose clubhouse is an abandoned double decker bus in a London junkyard. Usually involves a bit of singing, a bit of dancing and general fun times.

Stars: Peter Firth, Brinsley Forde, Gillian Bailey, Michael Audreson

Votes: 145

19. The Bugaloos (1970–1972)

30 min | Family, Fantasy

7.0
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The Bugaloos are a rock-n-roll band with bug wings who live in a magical forest. Benita Bizarre wants to put an end to their goody-goody behavior, and tries to capture and/or destroy them ... See full summary »

Stars: John McIndoe, Wayne Laryea, John Philpott, Caroline Ellis

Votes: 317

20. Pan Tau (1970–1978)

30 min | Family, Adventure, Comedy

7.4
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The children's series reintroduces on the screen Mister Tau the charmer, along with his double, Uncle Alfons. It is impossible to tell them apart, and the cases of their mistaken identity ... See full summary »

Stars: Otto Simánek, Frantisek Filipovský, Jirina Bohdalová, Vladimír Mensík

Votes: 355

21. Estrellita mía (1970– )

60 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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Stars: Alicia Aller, Marisel Antonione, Aldo Barbero, Andrea Bonelli

Votes: 22

22. Somerset (1970–1976)

30 min

7.9
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Somerset debuted as another pedestrian daytime drama, revolving around the powerful conglomerate Delaney Brands and its effect on the fictional community of Somerset, Illinois. Two years ... See full summary »

Stars: Philip MacHale, Jameson Parker, Tina Sloan, JoBeth Williams

Votes: 46

23. A Question of Sport (1970– )

30 min | Game-Show, Sport

6.3
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Sporting celebrities are quizzed on their own and others' sports.

Stars: Sue Barker, Matt Dawson, Ally McCoist, Phil Tufnell

Votes: 648

24. Lancelot Link: Secret Chimp (1970– )

60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

7.7
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A member of pop band Evolution Revolution, Lancelot Link is called upon by the Agency to Prevent Evil (APE), in their ongoing fight against CHUMP.

Stars: Judy the Chimpanzee, Dayton Allen, Joan Gerber, Bernie Kopell

Votes: 241

25. NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt (1970– )

30 min | News

5.7
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This is the flagship nightly news program on NBC.

Stars: Lester Holt, Miguel Almaguer, Tom Costello, Andrea Mitchell

Votes: 412

26. The Young Rebels (1970–1971)

60 min | Adventure

8.2
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This short-lived series tried to apply the ideals of the '60s youth culture to the American Revolution. Jeremy Larkin, Isak Poole, Henry Abington and Elizabeth Coates were members of "the ... See full summary »

Stars: Richard Ely, Louis Gossett Jr., Alex Henteloff, Hilarie Thompson

Votes: 68

27. Flip (1970–1974)

60 min | Comedy, Music

7.3
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One of the many variety shows available in the 1970s (along with Sonny and Cher, Captain and Tennille, Donny and Marie, etc). Hosted by black comic Flip Wilson, this show featured skits, ... See full summary »

Stars: Flip Wilson, Tim Conway, George Carlin, Roy Clark

Votes: 715

28. Ace of Wands (1970–1972)

30 min | Family, Fantasy

8.2
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Telepathic stage magician, Tarot, and his two assistants solve mysteries and crimes of a bizarre or magical nature, and battle against villains with various powers.

Stars: Michael MacKenzie, Roy Holder, Petra Markham, Fred Owl

Votes: 71

29. Doomwatch (1970–1972)

50 min | Sci-Fi, Drama

7.3
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Doomwatch is the nickname for the Department of Measurement of Scientific Work. Under the leadership of Nobel Prize winning physicist, Dr. Spencer Quist, the Doomwatch team struggled, for ... See full summary »

Stars: John Paul, Joby Blanshard, Simon Oates, Vivien Sherrard

Votes: 94

30. Timeslip (1970– )

30 min | Family, Sci-Fi

8.0
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Simon and Liz were teenage friends who fell into a time hole and found themselves trapped in various periods of the 20th century, where they encounter all sorts of adventures. Many of them ... See full summary »

Stars: Cheryl Burfield, Spencer Banks, Denis Quilley, Iris Russell

Votes: 116

31. WPVI Action News (1970– )

60 min | News

7.5
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Stars: Nydia Han, Gail Kasper, Amy Powell, Danièle Watts

Votes: 17

32. Sabrina and the Groovie Goolies (1970–1971)

TV-G | 60 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

7.7
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Sabrina's involved with a band of monsters, The Groovy Ghoulies; a rock band with Dracula, the Wolfman, and Frankenstein; who scare people for their own amusement.

Stars: Jane Webb, John Erwin, Dal McKennon, Larry D. Mann

Votes: 186

33. Make Room for Granddaddy (1970–1971)

30 min | Comedy

7.3
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Stars: Danny Thomas, Marjorie Lord, Angela Cartwright, Michael Hughes

Votes: 34

34. Shadows of Fear (1970–1973)

60 min | Thriller

8.1
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Anthology series in which characters find themselves in weird and scary situations. Not evoked by the supernatural but by other people.

Stars: Ray Smith, Michael Craig, Ian Bannen, Peter Barkworth

Votes: 22

35. Legacy from the Future - Fantastic Adventures of Family Mézga (1970– )

Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi

8.7
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The Mézga family going a funny adventure around the world without money and ability to speaking other languages. They looking for an old friend who will pay everything.

Stars: Endre Harkányi, Ilona Györi, Margit Földessy, Attila Némethy

Votes: 979

36. Queenie's Castle (1970–1972)

30 min | Comedy

7.0
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A popular North Country vehicle for Diana Dors, who starred as the indomitable and downright blunt Queenie Shepherd, drinker of light ale by the crate, owner of a stout Yorkshire accent and... See full summary »

Stars: Diana Dors, Tony Caunter, Barrie Rutter, Freddie Fletcher

Votes: 29

37. The Most Deadly Game (1970–1971)

60 min | Drama

6.2
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Ethan Arcane leads a group of independent agents who take on especially difficult murder cases. Jonathan Croft uses his military training in his investigations while college educated Vanessa Smith approaches the situation differently.

Stars: George Maharis, Ralph Bellamy, Yvette Mimieux, Herb Armstrong

Votes: 34

38. The Basil Brush Show (1970–1980)

Comedy, Family

7.2
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Stars: Basil Brush, Bert Hayes, Billy Boyle, Roy North

Votes: 57

39. Ljubav na seoski nacin (1970– )

45 min | Comedy

8.9
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Milorad is a young villager grown enough to marry, but his uncle Gvozden and grandpa Paun want to arrange him a marriage with Radmila, a girl from a wealthy family. He escapes to the big ... See full summary »

Stars: Dragan Zaric, Miodrag Petrovic-Ckalja, Ratko Saric, Zivojin 'Zika' Milenkovic

Votes: 216

40. The Interns (1970–1971)

60 min | Drama

7.4
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The story concerns Doctor Peter Goldstone and five interns at the New North Hospital. The five interns consist of a black, a woman, a young married male and two swingers.

Stars: Stephen Brooks, Christopher Stone, Hal Frederick, Elaine Giftos

Votes: 32

41. Villette (1970– )

45 min | Drama

8.4
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Based on a Charlotte bronte novel of the same name. A younger English woman who finds herself without any prospects travels to the continent on a bold journey. She finds a home in a girls ... See full summary »

Stars: Judy Parfitt, Peter Jeffrey, Mona Bruce, Bryan Marshall

Votes: 5

42. Barefoot in the Park (1970–1971)

30 min | Comedy

7.9
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Newlyweds Paul and Corie Bratter struggle to survive their first year of matrimony in NYC.

Stars: Scoey Mitchell, Tracy Reed, Thelma Carpenter, Nipsey Russell

Votes: 31

43. The Late Late Show (1970– )

60 min | Talk-Show

6.8
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Chat show that looks at current affairs in Ireland

Stars: Pat Kenny, Ryan Tubridy, Gay Byrne, Brian McFadden

Votes: 123

44. Creature Features (1970–1976)

Horror

9.0
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Chicago area horror movie program that aired on WGN in the 1970's, originally starting at 10:30 on Saturday nights. The show was introduced with a spooky voice-over, reciting a chilling ... See full summary »

Stars: Carl Greyson, Marty McNeely

Votes: 23

45. Man at the Top (1970– )

60 min | Drama

6.9
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Stars: Kenneth Haigh, Zena Walker, Paul Hardwick, Avice Landone

Votes: 25

46. Nase malo misto (1970– )

55 min

8.9
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A life in a small coastal town in Dalmatia, Croatia, seen through the prism of the local chronicler-amateur and his writings, during the periods before and after WW2.

Stars: Karlo Bulic, Asja Kisic, Boris Dvornik, Mise Martinovic

Votes: 619

47. San Francisco International Airport (1970–1971)

60 min | Drama

2.9
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Clu Gulager and Pernell Roberts save the day in this suspense-filled day at the airport.

Stars: Clu Gulager, Lloyd Bridges, Barbara Werle, Walter Brooke

Votes: 69

48. Archie's Funhouse (1970–1971)

60 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.6
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Archie's Fun House is packed with crazy blackout gags, outrageous puns, wacky jokes and three jukebox songs per episode.

Stars: Dal McKennon, Howard Morris, John Erwin, Jane Webb

Votes: 109

50. The Psychiatrist (1970– )

60 min | Drama

7.2
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Dr. James Whitman is a psychiatrist at a major LA facility who shakes things up with newer techniques, like group therapy. Dr. Altman is his sometime mentor who helps him evaluate the effectiveness of the treatment.

Stars: Roy Thinnes, Luther Adler, Pete Duel, John Rubinstein

Votes: 45