Encyclopedia of Television Shows, 1925 through 2007 by Vincent Terrace

By Vincent Terrace

Sooner than the net and the increase of scholarship on pop culture, Vincent Terrace outfitted his acceptance as one of many best researchers in television reference. This paintings represents a long time of analysis and spans television's complete heritage. whereas documentation concerning solid and body of workers is now frequently stumbled on on-line, descriptions of the exhibits from authoritative resources are nonetheless now not commonly on hand. Terrace fills that hole with this paintings, which covers over 9,100 indicates (including pilots!) and constitutes the main accomplished documentation of television sequence ever released. all of the conventional genres are the following besides convey genres no longer good coated in other places - together with children's programming, speak indicates, online game indicates, level performs, women's programming, dance, and extra.

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159 Airplane Telecast. (Experimental; Test; NBC; 3/6/40). In the early afternoon of March 6, 1940, NBC/RCA and United Airlines conducted an experiment with lightweight television equipment and spot telecasting (prior TV equipment required two ten-ton trucks). TV cameras were attached to a plane and what the camera saw as the plane flew over New York City was broadcast (from a height of 2,000 feet to less than 1,000 TV sets that were in existence). Host-Announcer: Ray Forrest. 160 Airwolf. (Series; Adventure; CBS, 1984– 1986; USA, 1987–1988).

Each group is exceptional looking and Mark Airwolf / 160 29 must choose one of them. He has a chance to get to know and date each woman — but which one will he choose? Younger or older? The program follows Mark as he and the women get to know each other and the tears as he eliminates the women he feels are not right for him. Host: Mark Consuelos. 153 The Agency. (Series; Drama; CBS; 2001– 2003). The program was originally conceived as a look at the inner workings of the CIA (Criminal Investigation Agency) in the post–Cold War era.

Cast: Mary Larkin (Mary Mulvane), Bryan Brown (Michael Connor), Roz de Winter (Mrs. Mulvane), Peter Gwynne (Francis Mulvane), Kerry McGuire (Polly McNamara), Jon English ( Jonathan Garrett), Frank Gallacher (Will Price), Warwick Sims (Lt. Morris Grenville), Fred Parslow (Charles Wiltshire), Lynn Rainbow (Louisa Wiltshire), Tim Elliott (Captain Dennot), Gerald Kennedy (Dinny O’Byrne), Justine Saunders (Dinny’s wife). 152 Age of Love. (Series; Reality; NBC; 2007). ” The program, called “an experiment,” sets its goal to find out.

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