September 22, 2022 Alan Royle 2

  SKY KING (1952-59) 72 EPISODES                       Beginning as a radio show in 1946, Sky King evolved into a television series six years later. And a popular one at that. It starred Kirby Grant as Arizona rancher and aircraft pilot Schuyler ‘Sky’ King, a character said to have been based […]

TV – When the western was king – PT1.

June 23, 2018 Alan Royle 4

There was a time, back in the fifties when television suddenly took off, that saw the western genre dominating the box. Scores of series were launched throughout the late forties, the fifties and sixties. Many of them lasted only a single season (even less), but others made a fortune for […]