Sunday, July 14, 2013

It's Here! Me-TV's Summer of Classic TV Blogathon!

Welcome to Me-TV's Summer of Classic TV Blogathon, hosted by the Classic TV Blog Association. This week, from Monday through Friday, classic TV bloggers from across the nation will publish posts about TV series currently on the Me-TV schedule. It's a tremendous line-up that plays tribute to some of the best television sitcoms and dramas ever made. It's also an opportunity to visit many of television's most beloved characters, from Lieutenant Columbo to Mr. French, Felix and Oscar, Agents 86 and 99, Ralph Kramden, and Rhoda Morgenstern. And for more about Me-TV, you can follow it on Twitter or check out its web site or Facebook page.

Finally, if you're interested in joining the Classic TV Blog Association, click on our membership guidelines page and, if your blog qualifies, send an e-mail to:

Monday, July 15
Columbo ("The Most Dangerous Match")Made for TV Mayhem
A Classic Kimble-Gerard Episode of The Fugitive - Classic Film & TV Cafe
Get SmartClassic Movie Hub
The Green Hornet - Ramblings of a Broadway, Film, and TV Fan
The Mary Tyler Moore ShowOutspoken & Freckled
My Three Sons Caftan Woman
That Girl ("Christmas and the Hard Luck Kid")Christmas TV History

Tuesday, July 16
Adam-12 - Comet Over Hollywood
Bob Crane and The Donna Reed Show - Vote for Bob Crane
Burke's Law It's About TV
Family Affair Michael's TV Tray
The Honeymooners The Lady Eve's Reel Life
Make Room for Daddy - How Sweet It Was (Aurora)

Wednesday, July 17
The Mothers-in-Law Thrilling Days of Yesteryear
The Odd Couple - Classic Sports TV and Media
Route 66 The Stalking Moon
Star Trek Begins: The Origins of James T. Kirk Pastimescapes
Svengoolie Journeys in Classic Film
Working Women of Classic TV Broadcasting Archives at the University of Maryland

Thursday, July 18
Car 54, Where Are You? - The Horn Section
The Dick Van Dyke Show - Classicfilmboy's Movie Paradise
Dragnet - Comfort TV
I Dream of JeannieNoir and Chick Flicks
The Five Best Episodes of Mission: Impossible Classic Film & TV Cafe
Adam-12: Where is a Show So Realistic That Its Actors Win
    LAPD Awards?Durham on the Cheap

Friday, July 19
Bewitched , Bothered, and BelittledChristy's Inkwells
ColumboHow Sweet It Was (Paul)
Leave It to Beaver: A Father's Journey - Embarrassing Treasures
The Lucy Show - Broadcasting Archives at the University of Maryland
Family Affair Silver Scenes
The Odd Couple Twenty Four Frames
Rhoda - Made for TV Mayhem
Thriller The Last Drive in

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Valerie Harper Blogathon!

Valerie Harper has been a small screen mainstay since the early 1970s. She won our hearts with Rhoda and has remained there through numerous made for TV movies, her series Valerie and several guest appearances. Always a beautiful and welcome presence, several bloggers are celebrating her life and career from March 19th – 22nd. Please stop by for updates and links and feel free to write something yourself. Just post a link in the comments section. Next week is all about Valerie, so put on your favorite headscarf and join in the fun!

Participating Blogs:

Christmas TV History -
Michael's TV Tray -
Broadcasting Archives at the University of Maryland -

Monday, January 7, 2013

Classic TV Variety Show Blogathon

Welcome to the Classic TV Variety Show Blogathon, a tribute to the great variety series that graced American television from 1950s to the 1970s. Participating blogs and their posting dates are shown below.

If you also want to participate, please make sure your blog complies with the Classic TV Blog Association's guidelines (a key is at the top of this page). Then, send an e-mail to: Include the title and web address of your blog--and specify what classic TV variety show you want to write about. There will be no duplicate tributes, so don't delay if you want to write about a favorite series.

Sunday, Feb 3
The Judy Garland Show - How Sweet It Was
The Dean Martin Show - It's About TV
The Flip Wilson Show  - Outspoken & Freckled
The Muppet Show - TV Gems

Monday, Feb 4
The Jerry Lewis Show - Thrilling Days of Yesteryear
The Brady Bunch Hour - Michael's TV Tray
The Frank Sinatra Show (Christmas episode) - Christmas TV History
Saturday Night Live with Howard Cosell- Classic TV Sports and Media

Tuesday, Feb 5
The Paul Lynde Halloween Special - Made for TV Mayhem