The Fugitive, August 29, 1967

The Fugitive was the television series that did everything the right way. Opening with a bang and spectacular ratings, the premise found Dr. David Kimble discovering the murder of his wife, being arrested, and escaping after his train derails en route to prison. The drama unfolded over the seasons much like an anthology series, with Dr. […]

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Westinghouse-Desilu Playhouse Presents: The Untouchables, April 20 & 28, 1959

For the 1958-59 television season, Desilu Studios trotted out a new, hour-long anthology, the “Westinghouse-Desilu Playhouse” for CBS. While the majority of productions were only moderate successes, several productions pulled in spectacular ratings. Besides the Westinghouse sponsored “The Lucille Ball-Desi Arnaz Show,”- which were specials and technically not part of the Westinghouse-Desilu Playhouse – both […]

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