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TV In The 1950s

How 'Sea Hunt' Star Lloyd Bridges Got Funny In 'Airplan...

March 2, 2019

A generation got to know Lloyd Bridges from Airplane!, the 1980 comedy film in which he played Steve McCroskey. But the generation before that already knew h...

Catchphrases From Old Familiar Shows

November 17, 2018

TV actress Audrey Meadows and Jackie Gleason during rehearsal for The Honeymooners. (Photo by Leonard Mccombe/The LIFE Images Collection/Getty Images) A lot of the old shows we alw...

Ricky Nelson, Teen Heartthrob of the 1950s

October 24, 2018

Singer and actor Ricky Nelson poses for a portrait with a horse in the late 1950's. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images) Between the time when he was a child actor o...

What Were The Best Shows To Watch In The 1950s?

March 30, 2018

Console TV Vintage photograph of a console television in a living room in the 1950s. (Photo by Found Image Holdings/Corbis via Getty Images) The "Golden Age of Televisio...

Cartoon Characters From The '50s And '60s: Which Was Yo...

February 14, 2018

With so many channels and on-demand everything, kids are flooded with as many cartoons as they can stand these days -- but in the pre-cable days it was a dif...

“American Bandstand” - Decades of Top 40 Hits!

January 22, 2018

Dick Clark hosts an episode of the popular music and dance show 'American Bandstand,' Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1958. (Photo by Robert Kelley/The LIFE Picture Collect...

Submitted for Your Approval…

December 27, 2017

Science fiction is a movie/television genre that has a cult-like following. It is the idea that although something is improbable, doesn’t mean it is impossible. It blurs the line betwee...