Post by Matthew the Swordsman on Aug 30, 2017 10:18:27 GMT
Fairbanks, Alaska TV schedule for Tuesday 5 January 1960.
Only two stations in the city! Mind you, the choice of programs was quite good.
Personally, if I had been living there in 1960, I would have watched "Walt Disney Presents" at 7:00PM (Walt Disney's old stuff rocks), "The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis" at 8:00PM (haven't seen it, but I generally love mid-century sitcoms), "Pat Boone Chevy Showroom" at 8:30PM (it was a good show based on two episodes I've seen) and "Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall" at 9:00PM (it is a wonderful show based on the episodes I've seen)
Post by Matthew the Swordsman on Sept 1, 2017 15:31:18 GMT
Melbourne, Australia TV schedule for Sunday 23 May 1965.
Four stations to choose from: ABV-2 being a non-commercial station, along with commercial stations HSV-7, GTV-9 and ATV-0. Yes, Australian TV sets had a channel 0. ATV-0 later changed its channel number to channel 10, and is part of Network Ten, which is rather famously having some financial problems during 2017. Mind you, this is nothing new, as they were having financial troubles in 1965 as well.
Why this schedule? Because I recently watched the episode of "Brian Henderson's Bandstand" on it. It was a pop music show whose format changed every 6 months or so. It's an enjoyable show, I'll include two links to clips below. Note: In Sydney, it aired the day before, and is listed as such on IMDb. It was common at the time for shows in Australia to air on different dates in different cities.
Note: Two of the series on this schedule, UK's "Panorama" and homegrown production "Four Corners", are still running!
Post by Matthew the Swordsman on Sept 2, 2017 13:13:36 GMT
Honolulu, Hawaii TV schedule for Wednesday 6 January 1960.
Not a bad schedule though perhaps lacking in substance. The choice of programming is reasonably varied and probably satisfied most viewers. There are a number of genres (anthology, western, panel game, variety) that we just don't see on TV anymore, and that's a shame. This "vast wasteland" actually looks more like a very pleasant meadow.
Post by Matthew the Swordsman on Sept 5, 2017 17:43:27 GMT
Sydney, Australia TV schedule for Monday 13 November 1961.
Three stations to choose from, with non-commercial station ABN-2 and commercial stations ATN-7 and TCN-9. Mostly American shows on the schedule, but there is some local content as well, including the Melbourne-produced drama series "Consider Your Verdict".
I've noticed that I haven't posted any 1966-1969 Australian schedules yet....I should post some later, as there was an increasing number of homegrown productions during that period.
Post by Matthew the Swordsman on Sept 6, 2017 22:56:49 GMT
Monday 6 February 1967 TV schedule for Melbourne, Australia.
Sadly a lot of shows on the schedule are lost. Most episodes of pop & rock music show "Go!!" are lost (though some episodes survive, and one can be viewed on YouTube), no episodes survive of the Melbourne version of "Tell the Truth", no episodes survive of the BBC import "Bold as Brass", and that's just a few of the lost shows on the schedule.
Interesting that there's an Australian film on the schedule ("King of the Coral Sea"). Also interesting that the great UK series "Hancock's Half Hour" was still on the schedule in 1967.
ABV-2 9:55AM - Test pattern, music 10:05AM - Play School 10:30AM - Play Films 11:00AM - Test pattern, music 1:35PM - Weekend Magazine 2:00PM - Film: Luck of the Navy (1938) 3:10PM - Vanishing Veddahs 3:30PM - Bold as Brass 3:55PM - Cartoons 4:10PM - The Ten Again 4:35PM - The Shari Lewis Show 4:55PM - Lassie 5:20PM - Why is it So? 5:30PM - The Charlie Chaplin Comedy Theatre 5:55PM - UPA Cartoon 6:00PM - Mr. Ed 6:30PM - My Favorite Martian 7:00PM - News 7:25PM - Weather 7:30PM - F Troop 7:55PM - Challenge of Flight 8:00PM - Festival (was a music show with French musician Franck Pourcel, no idea what country it was from, presumably either France or UK) 8:30PM - Diary of a Young Man 9:13PM - News in Brief 9:15PM - Redcap 10:00PM - News, weather 10:10PM - The Idiot 11:00PM - station close
Post by Matthew the Swordsman on Sept 10, 2017 0:16:35 GMT
Adelaide, Australia television schedule for Sunday 23 July 1961.
Three stations to choose from. With a number of mostly forgotten films on the schedule.
ABS, Channel 2: 10:00AM - Test pattern and music 11:00AM - Divine Service 12:15PM - sign-off 2:00PM - Test pattern and music 3:00PM - Film: Love Happy (1949) 4:15PM - Summer School in Singapore 4:30PM - Sunday Concert 5:00PM - Movie Museum (featuring an edited version of the 1911 film Saved from Himself) 5:15PM - Sunday Special 5:30PM - The Splendid Spur 6:00PM - Lassie 6:30PM - Report from Samoa 7:00PM - Weekend Magazine 7:30PM - The Outcasts 8:00PM - Time to Remember 8:30PM - Rohan Rivett Interviews 9:00PM - CBS TV Workshop 9:50PM - Eye on Reseach 10:20PM - Facing Death 10:45PM - Weather Forecast 11:47PM - sign off
Post by Matthew the Swordsman on Sept 13, 2017 5:27:59 GMT
North West England television schedule for Monday 24 January 1966.
Note: the ITV schedule varied greatly from region for region. Hence it is possible that those who lived in the UK during the 1960s may remember the line-up as being different.
Note: the archival status of the series varies. Some, like "Camberwick Green", "Pardon the Expression" and "The Power Game", survive complete in the archives (and all three are on DVD). Yet others, like "United!", are completely lost, while some like "Jackanory", "ITV Play of the Week" and "Hugh and I" are largely lost.
Post by Matthew the Swordsman on Sept 13, 2017 9:01:44 GMT
Earlier today I posted a UK schedule, next I'll post one from....
Canberra, Australia television schedule for Wednesday 23 December 1964.
Hmm, only two stations but not a bad schedule. There's a wide choice of programming, ranging from comedy to drama to documentary to animation to cinema. There's also Canberra-produced shows on the schedule, and these days Canberra doesn't produce any shows of its own except for newscasts. The stations expressed mostly good taste in their imports, choosing notable American series like "The Fugitive" and "Burns & Allen".
Christmas programming is represented by a TV play called "Everyman".
ABC, Channel 3 10:30AM - Test card and music 1:30PM - Sound of Silence 2:00PM - Film: Laxdale Hall (1953) 3:15PM - Test card and music 4:45PM - Andy Pandy 5:00PM - Wonderbox 6:00PM - Stingray 6:25PM - Look 6:55PM - Canberra News 7:00PM - News, Newsreel, Weather 7:30PM - Hugh and I 7:55PM - Export Action 8:00PM - TV Play: Everyman 9:00PM - Twentieth Century 9:50PM - Island of Youth 10:00PM - News 10:10PM - Sydney Symphony Orchestra 11:00PM - station close
Post by Matthew the Swordsman on Sept 16, 2017 11:33:35 GMT
Earlier today I posted a UK schedule, now I'll post one from.....
Friday 21 July 1961 television schedule for Adelaide, Australia. I have previously posted July 1961 Adelaide schedules from the 19th, 20th and 23rd. I have an old Adelaide "TV Week" magazine and I might do the whole week if I can be bothered.
Post by Matthew the Swordsman on Sept 16, 2017 14:55:04 GMT
Saturday 22 July 1961 television schedule for Adelaide, Australia.
As I mention above, I have an old "TV Week" magazine with a week of schedules for Adelaide, Australia. I'm tempted, if I can be bothered, to post the full week of schedules.
On the schedule are two pop music shows from Sydney ("Brian Henderson's Bandstand" and "Six O'Clock Rock"), some Melbourne produced variety shows, a UK-Australia co-production ("Whiplash"), and the always to be expected American imports.
I noticed while doing this thread that a lot of American series were re-titled when shown on Australian TV.
Also on the schedule are some films, including a Laurel and Hardy short.
The schedule has "Peter Gunn", therefore it is an awesome schedule.
ABS, Channel 2: 12:30PM - test pattern and music 1:30PM - Sportsview 5:15PM - Roundup of All Sport 5:30PM - Cartoon Time 6:00PM - Six O'Clock Rock 7:00PM - News 7:18PM - Sports Review 7:30PM - Hancock's Half Hour 8:00PM - Tightrope 8:30PM - Film: No Place for Jennifer (1950) (since the channel is non-commercial, this film may have been shown unedited) 10:00PM - British Open Golf Championships 10:30PM - Old Time Ballroom 11:00PM - Weather Forecast 11:05PM - sign off
NWS, Channel 9 7:00AM - Test pattern and music 7:30AM - Today 9:00AM - Hey, Jeannie 9:30AM - Soldiers of Fortune 10:00AM - Comedy Half Hour (including 1945's Idiots Deluxe and other content) 10:30AM - Fury 11:00AM - sign off 1:55PM - Test pattern and music 2:00PM - Cartoon Carnival 2:30PM - Film: Brats (1930) 3:00PM - Kit Carson 3:30PM - The Gray Ghost 4:00PM - William Tell 4:30PM - Death Valley Outlaws (1941) (less than 60 minutes to begin with, it seems) 5:30PM - Woodies Teentime 6:00PM - Hilarious Hundreds and Cartoons 6:30PM - Football Review 6:45PM - News 7:00PM - Whiplash 7:30PM - The Bing Crosby Show 8:30PM - VW Show (this was a Melbourne produced variety show) 9:30PM - M Squad 10:00PM - The Channel Nine Show (Melbourne produced variety show) 11:00PM - Golf Tip of the Day 11:05PM - State Trooper 11:35PM - Epilogue 11:40PM - sign off
Post by Matthew the Swordsman on Sept 16, 2017 16:20:42 GMT
Monday 24 July 1961 television schedule for Adelaide, Australia.
Note: The series "University of the Air" appears to be an Australian production (though there was also an American show by the same title unless I'm mistaken). Other non-imported shows on the schedule included "Woman's World", "Myer Beauty Box", "Fashion Digest", "It Could Be You", and "Pick-a-Box". Additionally, the children's shows on the schedule were generally a mix of live local segments and imported segments.
ABS, Channel 2: 12:00PM - Test pattern and music 2:00PM- Woman's World 2:30PM - For Schools 2:50PM- Test pattern and music 4:45PM - Kindergarten Playtime 5:00PM - Children's TV Club 6:00PM - Adventure with Hans Hass 6:30PM - Mantovani and his Orchestra 7:00PM - News 7:30PM - The Larkins 7:55PM - This Week in Britain (perhaps one of the longest running shows nobody has heard of?) 8:00PM - Fabian of Scotland Yard 8:30PM - Conquest 9:00PM - University of the Air 9:30PM - Deadline Midnight 10:20PM - Tanker Story 10:30PM - News 10:40PM - sign off
Post by Matthew the Swordsman on Sept 16, 2017 17:32:11 GMT
Tuesday 25 July 1961 television schedule for Adelaide, Australia.
Thus, on this thread there is now a complete week of Adelaide TV schedules.
I might do a week of schedules for a U.S. city later....but not right now. I'm very tired.
ABS, Channel 2: 12:00PM - Test pattern and music 2:00PM - Woman's World 2:30P - For Schools 2:50PM - Test pattern and music 4:45PM - Kindergarten Playtime 5:00PM - Children's TV Club 6:00PM - Lassie 6:30PM - The Life of Riley 7:00PM - News 7:30PM - The Ann Sothern Show 8:00PM - Mystery Bag 8:30PM - Open Hearing 9:00PM - Sports Cavalcade 9:30PM - Out and About 10:00PM - Out of the Blue 10:30PM - News 10:40PM - sign off
Post by Matthew the Swordsman on Sept 18, 2017 0:25:45 GMT
Sunday 8 November 1964 television schedule for Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
All four networks (NBC, CBS, ABC, and NET). NET has jazz on the schedule, which is always a good thing. No fantasy soap operas with tits on the schedules. A surprisingly number of programs which I can't find on IMDb. Sadly not enough minorities. On the other hand, it has Porky Pig, which is always a good thing.
WHYY-TV, Channel 12 3:30PM - Profile New Jersey 4:00PM - TV Garden Club 4:30PM - What's New 5:00PM - LBJ - An Unposed Profile 5:30PM - Pathfinder 6:00PM - School Report 6:30PM - Profiles in Art 7:00PM - New Orleans Jazz 7:30PM - The Dispersed 8:30PM - NET Symphony Concert 9:30PM - Open End