Unsold Television Pilots, Vol. 1: 1955-1976

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Finally in paperback! This two-volume set will tell you everything you could possibly want to know about the thousands of TV series ideas rejected by the networks since 1955-who made them, who starred in them, what they were about, and why they ultimately failed.
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Overview

Finally in paperback! This two-volume set will tell you everything you could possibly want to know about the thousands of TV series ideas rejected by the networks since 1955-who made them, who starred in them, what they were about, and why they ultimately failed.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780595194292
  • Publisher: iUniverse, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 8/1/2001
  • Pages: 428
  • Product dimensions: 0.95 (w) x 5.50 (h) x 8.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgments v
Bibliography xvii
How to Read This Book xix
Introduction 1
1956-57
ABC / Comedy 8
ABC / Drama 8
William Broidy Productions 9
CBS / Comedy 9
CBS / Drama 10
Jack Chertok Productions 10
Conne-Stephens Productions 11
Ralph Edwards Productions 11
Flying A Productions (Gene Autry) 11
Four Star Productions 11
Sam Gallu Productions 11
Goodson-Todman Productions 12
Gross-Krasne Productions 12
Guild Films 12
Sam Jaffe Productions 12
Elliot Lewis Productions 12
MCA 12
McCadden Productions 13
McGowan Productions 13
NBC / Comedy 13
NBC / Drama 14
Roland Reed Productions 15
Screen Gems Productions 16
Studio City Productions-Republic Pictures 16
20th Century Fox Television 16
TPA 16
Warner Bros. Television 16
ZIV 16
Independent Productions 17
1957-58
ABC / Comedy 20
ABC / Drama 20
Ashley Steiner Agency 20
Batjac (John Wayne Productions) 20
Irving Brecher Productions 21
CBS / Comedy 21
CBS / Drama 22
Frank Cooper and Associates 23
Desilu Productions 23
Dougfair Productions 24
Ralph Edwards Productions 24
Flying A Productions (Gene Autry) 24
Fordyce Productions 24
Four Star Productions 24
Ben Fox Productions 24
Goodson-Todman Productions 25
Guild Films 25
Mark VII Productions 25
MCA Productions 25
McCadden Productions 25
MGM Productions 25
NBC / Comedy 25
NBC / Drama 26
Official Films 26
RKO 26
Hal Roach Productions 27
Screen Gems Productions 27
TPA 27
20th Century Fox 28
Warner Bros. Television 28
1958-59
ABC / Comedy 30
ABC / Drama 30
Batjac (John Wayne Productions) 30
CBS / Comedy 30
CBS / Drama 31
Desilu 32
Famous Artists 32
Flying A Productions 33
Four Star Productions 33
Albert Gannaway 33
General Teleradio 33
Goldstone/Tobias Agency 34
Bob Hope Enterprises 34
MCA/Revue Productions 34
MGM 34
NBC / Comedy 35
NBC / Drama 36
Odyssey (Dougfair) 37
Hal Roach Productions 38
Screen Gems Productions 38
Trendle/Campbell Productions 38
20th Century Fox 38
Warner Bros. Television 38
William Morris Agency 38
Independent Productions 39
1959-60
ABC / Comedy 42
ABC / Drama 42
Ashley Steiner Agency 43
CBS / Comedy 43
CBS / Drama 44
Desilu Productions 46
Film Masters 46
Four Star Productions 47
General Artists Corporation 47
Goodson-Todman Productions 47
Hal Hackett Productions/Official Films 48
Hecht Hill Lancaster 48
Sandy Howard and Associates 48
George Huskin and Associates 48
Independent Television Corporation 49
Mark VII Productions 49
MCA/Revue Productions 49
McCadden Productions 50
MGM 50
NBC / Comedy 50
NBC / Drama 52
Hal Roach Productions 53
Screen Gems Productions 53
Stagg Productions 54
20th Century Fox 54
United Artists 54
Warner Bros. Television 54
William Morris Agency 55
Young & Marcus Productions 55
Independent Producers 55
1960-61
ABC / Comedy 58
ABC / Drama 58
Ashley Steiner Agency 58
CBS / Comedy 58
CBS / Drama 60
Frank Cooper and Associates 62
Film Masters 62
Four Star Productions 62
Goodson-Todman Productions 62
International Television Corporation 63
MCA Productions 63
MGM-TV 63
NBC / Comedy 63
NBC / Drama 64
Paramount 66
Roncom 67
Screen Gems Productions 67
20th Century Fox 67
Independent Producers 67
1961-62
ABC / Comedy 70
ABC / Drama 70
Ardley Productions 70
Arrowhead Productions 70
Ashley Steiner Agency 70
Brogill Productions 71
California National 71
CBS / Comedy 71
CBS / Drama 72
Bing Crosby Productions 73
Desilu Productions 73
Ralph Edwards Productions 73
Don Fedderson Productions 73
Film Masters 74
Four Star Productions 74
Goodson-Todman Productions 74
Mark VII Productions 75
MCA Productions 75
MGM 75
NBC / Comedy 76
NBC / Drama 76
Redbill Productions 77
Roncom 77
Screen Gems Productions 78
Don Sharpe Productions 78
20th Century Fox 78
Warner Bros 78
ZIV/United Artists 79
1962-63
ABC / Comedy 82
ABC / Drama 82
Ashley Steiner Agency 83
CBS / Comedy 83
CBS / Drama 87
Desilu 88
Ralph Edwards Productions 89
Film Masters 89
Filmways 89
Four Star Productions 89
Goodson-Todman Productions 89
MCA/Revue Productions 90
MGM 90
NBC / Comedy 90
NBC / Drama 91
Southill Productions 92
20th Century Fox 92
United Artists 92
Independent Producers 93
1963-64
ABC / Comedy 96
ABC / Drama 96
CBS / Comedy 98
MGM 99
NBC / Comedy 99
NBC / Drama 99
Paramount 100
Rand-Brooks Productions 100
Screen Gems Productions 101
Stover Company 101
Time-Life Productions 101
1964-65
ABC / Comedy 104
ABC / Drama 104
CBS / Comedy 106
CBS / Drama 108
NBC / Comedy 108
NBC / Drama 109
Independent Productions 109
1965-66
ABC / Comedy 112
ABC / Drama 113
CBS / Comedy 113
CBS / Drama 117
NBC / Comedy 118
NBC / Drama 119
Independent Productions 121
1966-67
ABC / Comedy 124
ABC / Drama 125
CBS / Comedy 127
CBS / Drama 129
NBC / Comedy 129
NBC / Drama 131
Independent Productions 132
1967-68
ABC / Comedy 136
ABC / Drama 136
CBS / Comedy 137
CBS / Drama 138
NBC / Comedy 139
NBC / Drama 141
Independent Productions 141
1968-69
ABC / Comedy 144
ABC / Drama 144
CBS / Comedy 145
CBS / Drama 145
NBC / Comedy 146
NBC / Drama 147
1969-70
ABC / Comedy 150
ABC / Drama 150
CBS / Comedy 152
CBS / Drama 153
NBC / Comedy 153
NBC / Drama 155
1970-71
ABC / Comedy 158
ABC / Drama 158
CBS / Comedy 160
CBS / Drama 160
NBC / Comedy 161
NBC / Drama 162
1971-72
ABC / Comedy 166
ABC / Drama 167
CBS / Comedy 169
CBS / Drama 170
NBC / Comedy 171
NBC / Drama 173
1972-73
ABC / Comedy 178
ABC / Drama 179
CBS / Comedy 184
CBS / Drama 185
NBC / Comedy 187
NBC / Drama 189
1973-74
ABC / Comedy 194
ABC / Drama 195
CBS / Comedy 200
CBS / Drama 202
NBC / Comedy 203
NBC / Drama 206
1974-75
ABC / Comedy 212
ABC / Drama 213
CBS / Comedy 219
CBS / Drama 222
NBC / Comedy 223
NBC / Drama 224
1975-76
ABC / Comedy 230
ABC / Drama 231
CBS / Comedy 235
CBS / Drama 237
NBC / Comedy 238
NBC / Drama 239
1976-77
ABC / Comedy 246
ABC / Drama 247
CBS / Comedy 251
CBS / Drama 253
NBC / Comedy 256
NBC / Drama 259
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