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Captain Video, Dark Shadows, Flip Wilson

Captain Video, Dark Shadows, Flip Wilson

June 27, 2012 by Marc Berman in Fun Stuff with 0 Comments

Captain Video and His Video Rangers, which is remembered as the first science fiction drama, debuted in 1949 on early broadcast network Dumont. In 1966, daytime drama Dark Shadows began a five-year run on ABC. And in 1974, variety hour The Flip Wilson Show on NBC, which was negatively impacted by competing The Waltons on CBS, concluded after four seasons.

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Marc Berman is the Editor in Chief for TV Media Insights, the online destination for television and media. Berman has appeared on camera for Extra, Entertainment Tonight, Access Hollywood, The CBS Evening News, CNN, and more; and his 2014 desk calendar, “Today in TV History,” is presently available.

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