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Name That Show - The 1950's TV Edition

written by: cyna71
 
This is part one, so stay tuned for the subsequent decades!

Question 1:


This 1950's soap opera actually started on the radio in 1937. It finally ended its run in September of 2009.
Ryan's Hope
Guiding Light
General Hospital
Passions

Question 2:


This show, starring Jackie Gleason, Audrey Meadows and Art Carney, debuted in 1955.  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)


Question 3:


This show made its debut on the radio in 1949 and moved to television in 1954. The pilot show was called Keep It in the Family.
Bonanza
Double Trouble
Leave it to Beaver
Father Knows Best

Question 4:


This long-running prime time game show ran from 1950 to 1967. In 1968 it returned in syndication to daytime television and aired until 1977.  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)


Question 5:


This 1950s Western series starred Amanda Blake and James Arness.
Little Texas
Rawhide
Gunsmoke
Bonanza

Question 6:


This show, originating in Chicago, began as one of the first radio comedy series. When it made it to television the NAACP pressured the network to cancel it because of its stereotypical portrayal of African Americans.  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)


Question 7:


The 1950s series Dragnet did not debut on the radio.
False
True

Question 8:


This daytime talk show premiered on January 14th, 1952.
Today
Oprah
Good Morning America
The View

Question 9:


This soap opera first aired in 1956 on CBS. Some of its main characters are Kim Hughes, Margo Hughes and Lily Snyder.
General Hospital
Search for Tomorrow
Edge of Night
As the World Turns

Question 10:


This 1950s show starred Barbara Billingsley, Hugh Beaumont and Ken Osmond.
Father Knows Best
The Donna Reed Show
Leave it to Beaver
Make Room For Daddy

 


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