“Miss Universe” is a captivating TV show that aired in 1960 and quickly became a global sensation. Hosted by the United States-based Miss Universe Organization, this annual international beauty pageant attracted over 2.5 billion viewers from more than 190 countries. With the talented Helen O’Connell as one of the lead actors, this show showcased the world’s most stunning contestants competing for the prestigious title of Miss Universe.
“Citizen James” is a hilarious BBC sitcom that aired from 1960 to 1962. Starring the talented comedian Sid James, along with Bill Kerr, Alec Bregonzi, Sydney Tafler, and Liz Fraser, the show follows Sid’s character as he embarks on various get-rich-quick schemes, often with the help of his dim-witted Australian friend, Billy. With a change in format after the first series, Sid becomes a people’s champion fighting for social justice, and the show takes a new direction. It’s a must-watch for fans of classic comedy!
“Danger Man” is a thrilling British TV series that aired from 1960 to 1962, and then again from 1964 to 1968. Starring the talented Patrick McGoohan as secret agent John Drake, the show follows his exciting adventures as he tackles dangerous missions. Created by Ralph Smart and featuring captivating scripts, “Danger Man” was a hit during its time and is definitely worth checking out if you’re a fan of action-packed spy dramas.
The Andy Griffith Show
“The Andy Griffith Show” is a beloved American sitcom that aired from 1960 to 1968. Set in the fictional small town of Mayberry, North Carolina, the show follows the life of widowed sheriff Andy Griffith as he navigates the challenges of his job with the help of his bumbling deputy Barney Fife, his spinster aunt Aunt Bee, and his young son Opie. With its nostalgic charm and endearing characters, the show became a huge hit, consistently ranking high in the Nielsen ratings and even ending its final season at number one. It has since been recognized as one of the best shows in American television history.
“Maigret” is a captivating BBC series that aired from 1960 to 1963, based on the novels by Georges Simenon. Starring Rupert Davies as Inspector Maigret, a French detective known for his keen observation skills, the show follows his methodical approach to solving crimes by watching and listening. With a talented cast and its release date in 1960, this TV show is definitely worth checking out for fans of classic crime dramas.
“Pony Express” is an exciting American western TV series that aired in 1960. Set in the 1860s, the show follows the thrilling adventures of an agent working for the Central Overland Express Company, famously known as the Pony Express. Starring Grant Sullivan, this half-hour program captivated audiences with its thirty-five episodes, which aired from the fall of 1959 until May 1960.
Pete and Gladys
“Pete and Gladys” is a delightful American sitcom that aired from 1960 to 1962. Starring Harry Morgan and Cara Williams, the show follows the humorous adventures of a couple named Pete and Gladys. With its charming cast and witty storytelling, this TV series was a favorite among viewers in 1960 and remains a classic in the world of sitcoms.
“The Westerner” is a classic American Western series that aired on NBC from September to December 1960. Created by Sam Peckinpah and produced by Four Star Television, it stars Brian Keith as the main character, Dave Blassingame. Set in the wild west, the show follows Dave’s adventures alongside semi-regular character Burgundy Smith, played by John Dehner.
My Three Sons
“My Three Sons” is a heartwarming TV show that premiered on September 29, 1960. It follows the story of Steven Douglas, an aeronautical engineer and widower, as he raises his three sons with the help of his father-in-law and later their great-uncle. As the seasons progress, the family grows with an adopted son, a stepdaughter, wives, and even another generation of sons, making it a truly loving and inclusive family. Starring Fred MacMurray, Don Grady, Barry Livingston, Stanley Livingston, William Demarest, Beverly Garland, and Tina Cole, this show was one of the best-voted TV shows of 1960.
“Route 66” is a classic American TV series that aired from 1960 to 1964. It follows the exciting adventures of two young men, Tod Stiles and Buz Murdock, as they travel across the United States in a cool Chevrolet Corvette sports car. The show’s catchy instrumental theme song and the iconic Corvette convertible make it a must-watch for fans of vintage TV shows.
The Barbara Stanwyck Show
“The Barbara Stanwyck Show” is an anthology drama series that aired from September 1960 to September 1961. Hosted by the talented Barbara Stanwyck, she also starred in most of the half-hour episodes, showcasing her outstanding acting skills. The show featured a variety of stories, including pilot episodes for potential series that unfortunately never came to fruition. Stanwyck’s portrayal of “Josephine Little,” an American woman running an import-export shop in Hong Kong, was particularly captivating. Despite its short run, the show garnered critical acclaim, with Stanwyck even winning an Emmy Award for her exceptional performance in 1961.
“Thriller” is a captivating anthology TV series that aired from 1960 to 1962 on NBC. Hosted by the legendary Boris Karloff, the show presents a chilling blend of eerie horror and suspenseful crime stories. With Karloff’s charismatic presence and the show’s macabre and Hitchcockian vibe, it’s no wonder “Thriller” made it to the list of the 20 Best Voted TV Shows of 1960.
“Stagecoach West” is a captivating American Western drama series that aired from October 4, 1960, to June 27, 1961. Set in the post-Civil War era, the show follows Luke Perry and Simon Kane, deputy U.S. marshals who operate the Timberland Stage Line. Together with Simon’s son, Davey, they embark on thrilling journeys from Outpost, Missouri to San Francisco, facing stagecoach robbers, murderers, and even the forces of nature. With a talented cast including Wayne Rogers, Robert Bray, and Richard Eyer, this one-hour black-and-white program offers an exciting blend of action, adventure, and human interest stories.
“Klondike” is a thrilling American Western TV series that aired in 1960-1961. Starring Ralph Taeger and James Coburn, the show follows the adventures of a group of characters in the Klondike region. With its 17 episodes, “Klondike” faced tough competition but managed to captivate audiences with its exciting storyline and talented cast, including Joi Lansing and Mari Blanchard.
The Tall Man
“The Tall Man” is a captivating American western TV show that aired from 1960 to 1962. Set in the Wild West, it follows the thrilling adventures of Sheriff Pat Garrett and the notorious gunfighter Billy the Kid. With talented actors Clu Gulager and Barry Sullivan leading the way, this series is a must-watch for fans of the genre.
The Chevy Mystery Show
“The Chevy Mystery Show is a thrilling American TV series that aired in 1960 as a summer replacement. With a different mystery unfolding each week, this anthology series keeps you on the edge of your seat. Starring Vincent Price and Walter Slezak, it’s a must-watch for all mystery enthusiasts!”
“The Aquanauts” is an exciting American adventure/drama series that aired on CBS during the 1960-1961 season. Starring Keith Larsen, Jeremy Slate, and Ron Ely, this show takes you on thrilling underwater adventures. With its release on September 14, 1960, it’s no wonder it made it to the list of the 20 Best Voted TV Shows of 1960!
“Checkmate” is a captivating detective TV show that aired from 1960 to 1962. Starring Anthony George, Doug McClure, and Sebastian Cabot, this series follows a team of skilled investigators as they tackle intriguing cases. With guest appearances from renowned actors like Charles Laughton, Peter Lorre, and Lee Marvin, “Checkmate” promises an exciting blend of mystery and top-notch performances.
“Tate” is an American Western TV show that aired in 1960. Created by Harry Julian Fink and produced by Perry Como’s Roncom Video Films, Inc., it served as a summer replacement for The Perry Como Show. Starring David McLean, the series follows the adventures of its titular character, Tate, as he navigates the Wild West. With Richard Whorf guest starring and Ida Lupino directing one segment, this show promises an exciting blend of action and drama set in the rugged frontier.
“Coronation Street” is a beloved British soap opera that first aired on December 9, 1960. Set in a working-class neighborhood, the show revolves around the lives of ordinary people and their everyday experiences at home, work, and their local pub, the Rovers Return Inn. With its relatable characters and engaging storylines, it has become Britain’s longest-running soap, captivating audiences for over six decades. Plus, it stars the talented William Roache, adding to its appeal.
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