Series: Pioneers of Television

The four-part series examines the people who left their imprint on sitcoms, late-night, variety and game shows in the early days of the medium. The program features interviews with legendary stars, including Dick Van Dyke, Mary Tyler Moore, Art Linkletter, Andy Griffith, Betty White, Phyllis Diller, Jim Nabors, Marlo Thomas, Jonathan Winters, Ed McMahon and Merv Griffin. Using never-before-seen images and showcasing timeless clips, the documentary examines the entertainers that provided the classic scenes that still amuse us today.

Appears On:
KUED Station Info Icon

Quality shows - on your schedule

Join our online communities:

KUED on Facebook KUED on Twitter KUED on Pinterest KUED on Instagram

Your Favorite British Shows Are Now Streaming on

BBC Dramas and Comedies on

Watch full episodes of Scott & Bailey, Death in Paradise, and Doctor Blake Mysteries online.

Learn about Volunteering at KUED.