Was Casablanca (1942) ever turned into a TV series?

Yes, Casablanca (1942) was a TV series twice. In the 1955-56 season, “Casablanca” (ABC) was a short-lived thirty-minute series starring Charles McGraw as Rick Jason (changed from Rick Blaine). In 1983-84, ABC attempted another “Casablanca.” Rick Blaine was played by David Soul.

Is Alistair Cooke American or British?

Alistair Cooke was born in Manchester, England, on November 20, 1908, but has been an American citizen since 1941. Cooke has hosted the PBS TV series “Masterpiece Theatre” since its inception in 1971.

Where did Elvis Presley make his TV debut?

Elvis Presley did not make his TV debut on “The Ed Sullivan Show” (CBS, 1948-71), but on “The Jackie Gleason Show” (CBS, 1952-55, 1956-57, 1962-70). Elvis first appeared there in January 1956.

Why did Dick York leave the TV series “Bewitched” (ABC, 1964-72)?

Dick York leave the TV series “Bewitched” (ABC, 1964-72) primarily for health reasons. As a result of a back injury during the filming of They Came to Cordura (1959), he developed a degenerative spine condition. He has also said that he wanted to spend more time with his children and that “the atmosphere on the … Read more

What were the full names of the following “Gilligan’s Island” (CBS, 1964-67) characters?:

The “Gilligan’s Island” (CBS, 1964-67) cast and characters were .. . Gilligan—Gilligan (Bob Denver) The Skipper—Jonas Grumbly (Alan Hale, Jr.) The Millionaire—Thurston Howell III (Jim Backus) His Wife—Mrs. Lovey Howell III (Natalie Schaefer) The Movie Star—Ginger Grant (Tina Louise) The Professor—Roy Hinkley (Russell Johnson) Mary Ann—Mary Ann Summers (Dawn Wells)

What was the first TV series to star a black woman?

The first TV series to star a black woman was “Beulah” (ABC, 1950-53), starring successively Ethel Waters, Hattie McDaniel, and Louise Beavers as Beulah, a black maid. “Julia” (NBC, 1968-71), starring Diahann Carroll as nurse Julia Baker, was the second.

When did Chet Huntley and David Brinkley first team up?

Chet Huntley and David Brinkley first teamed up for the 1956 presidential conventions. Their patter led to places as anchormen of the NBC nightly news that fall. Their show was called “The Huntley-Brinkley Report” ( 1956-71).

When did Rhoda Morgenstern from the TV series Rhoda get married?

Rhoda Morgenstern from the TV series Rhoda got married on October 28, 1974. Rhoda Morgenstern (Valerie Harper) married Joe Gerard (David Groh). They separated early in the 1976-77 season, and eventually divorced. “Rhoda” ran from 1974 to 1978 on CBS.

When did the TV series “Monty Python’s Flying Circus” originally air?

The forty-five episodes of the TV series “Monty Python’s Flying Circus” originally ran on BBC television in Great Britain from 1969 to 1974. Terry Gilliam did the animation on “Monty Python’s Flying Circus”, the only American in the troupe. Gilliam has gone on to direct movies like Brazil (1985) and The Adventures of Baron Munchausen … Read more

Where do you go to sell a TV show for syndication?

The National Association of Television Program Executives (NATPE) trade convention, held in January, is where you go to sell a TV show for syndication. There producers and distributors sell game shows, reruns, etc., to station managers and program directors.