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Pioneers of Television

Videos | 79

Episodes

  • A tribute to Williams that includes one of his last full-length interviews for the series.

    55:20

  • A look at the backstage techniques of America’s favorite comedic actors.

    53:11

  • Trace the story of people of color on American television.

    53:11

  • Review television’s long love affair with doctors and nurses.

    53:41

  • See how America’s top standup comics made the transition to the sitcom format.

    55:46

  • "Roots," "Rich Man, Poor Man" and "The Thorn Birds" mastered the art of storytelling.

    53:10

  • They fought villains, rescued the innocent and became role models to viewers of every age.

    53:10

  • "Dallas," "Dynasty" and "Knots Landing" were all part of the nighttime soap frenzy.

    52:00

  • This episode celebrates the first comediennes to appear on television.

    50:00

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