1955 television series endings

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  1. My Little Margie

    My Little Margie (1952)

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    My Little Margie is an American situation comedy starring Gale Storm and Charles Farrell that alternated between CBS and NBC from 1952 to 1955. The series was created by Frank Fox and produced in Los Angeles, California at Hal Roach Studios by Hal Roach, Jr. and Roland D. Reed.


  2. I Married Joan

    I Married Joan (1952)

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    I Married Joan is an American sitcom that aired on NBC from 1952 to 1955. It starred veteran vaudeville, film, and radio comedienne-comedy actress Joan Davis as the manic, scatterbrained wife of a mild-mannered community judge, the Honorable Bradley Stevens (Jim Backus).


  3. The Colgate Comedy Hour

    The Colgate Comedy Hour (1950)

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    The Colgate Comedy Hour is an American comedy-musical variety series that aired live on the NBC network from 1950 to 1955. The show featured many notable comedians and entertainers of the era as guest stars.


  4. Topper

    Topper (1953)

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    Topper is an American fantasy sitcom based on the 1937 film of the same name, itself based on the novels by Thorne Smith. The series was broadcast on CBS from October 9, 1953 to July 15, 1955, and stars Leo G. Carroll in the title role.


  5. The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse

    The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse (1948)

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    The Philco Television Playhouse is an American anthology series that was broadcast live on NBC from 1948 to 1955. Produced by Fred Coe, the series was sponsored by Philco. It was one of the most respected dramatic shows of the Golden Age of Television, winning a 1954 Peabody Award and receiving eight Emmy nominations between 1951 and 1956.


  6. The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse

    The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse (1953)

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    The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse is an American dramatic anthology series that aired on ABC from 1953 to 1955, sponsored by Pepsi-Cola. The show was hosted by Arlene Dahl (1953), Anita Colby (1954), and, finally, Polly Bergen (1955)


  7. Danger

    Danger (1950)

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    Danger is an American anthology series which aired on CBS from September 1950 to May 1955. Hosted and narrated by Dick Stark, the series features an array of weekly guest stars, writers and directors.


  8. Mister Peepers

    Mister Peepers (1952)

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    Mister Peepers is an American television sitcom that aired on NBC from July 3, 1952 to June 12, 1955.


  9. Life with Elizabeth

    Life with Elizabeth (1952)

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    Life with Elizabeth is an American sitcom that aired in syndication from October 7, 1953 to September 1, 1955. It stars Betty White as Elizabeth and Del Moore as her husband Alvin; Jack Narz is the on-camera announcer and narrator.


  10. Tom Corbett, Space Cadet

    Tom Corbett, Space Cadet (1950)

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    Tom Corbett is the main character in a series of Tom Corbett — Space Cadet stories that were depicted in television, radio, books, comic books, comic strips, and other media in the 1950s.


  11. The Stu Erwin Show

    The Stu Erwin Show (1950)

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    The Stu Erwin Show (also known as The Trouble with Father) is an American sitcom which aired on ABC for five seasons from 1950 to 1955.


  12. Treasury Men in Action

    Treasury Men in Action (1950)

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    Treasury Men in Action (also known asFederal Men) is an American crime drama series broadcast live and which aired from 1950 through 1955 on ABC. The series stars Walter Greaza, Ross Martin, and Tom McKee. It was directed by William Beaudine, Leigh Jason, and Will Jason among others.


  13. Meet Corliss Archer

    Meet Corliss Archer (1954)

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    Meet Corliss Archer is an American sitcom that aired in syndication from April to December 1954. The series stars Ann Baker in the title role. The program was an adaptation of the radio series of the same name, which was based on a series of short stories by F. Hugh Herbert.


  14. The Vise

    The Vise (1954)

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    The Vise is a half-hour dramatic anthology television series which aired at 9:30 p.m. EST on Fridays on ABC from December 1955 to June 1957.


  15. Appointment with Adventure

    Appointment with Adventure (1955)

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    Appointment with Adventure is a half-hour adventure/dramatic anthology television series broadcast live on CBS from 1955-1956. The program has no host. It aired at 10 p.m. EST on the Sunday evening schedule between the better known Alfred Hitchcock Presents and What's My Line? It ran opposite The Loretta Young Show on NBC and Life Begins at Eighty, a panel discussion series hosted by Jack Barry on ABC.


  16. The Ray Milland Show: Meet Mr. McNulty

    The Ray Milland Show: Meet Mr. McNulty (1953)

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    Meet Mr. McNutley (later retitled The Ray Milland Show) is an American situation comedy which aired on CBS Television from 1953–1955, with Ray Milland in the role of fastidious Professor Ray McNutley, the head of the English Department at the fictitious Lynnhaven College for girls. Phyllis Avery portrayed McNutley's wife, Peggy.


  17. Captain Video and His Video Rangers

    Captain Video and His Video Rangers (1949)

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    Captain Video and His Video Rangers is an American science fiction television series, which was aired on the DuMont Television Network, and was the first series of its kind on American television.


  18. The Adventures of Kit Carson

    The Adventures of Kit Carson (1951)

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    The Adventures of Kit Carson is an American Western series that aired in syndication from August 1951 to November 1955, originally sponsored by Coca-Cola. It stars Bill Williams in the title role as frontier scout Christopher "Kit" Carson. Don Diamond co-starred as "El Toro", Carson's Mexican companion.


  19. The Man Behind the Badge

    The Man Behind the Badge (1953)

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    The Man Behind the Badge is the title of a half-hour American television police drama series which aired on the CBS network from 1953-1955 starring and hosted by character actor Charles Bickford. Years later, Bickford appeared as one of the owners of Shiloh Ranch in the NBC western series, The Vrginian.


  20. The Best of Broadway

    The Best of Broadway (1954)

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    The Best of Broadway is a 60-minute live television anthology series aired on CBS Television on Wednesdays at 10pm ET from September 15, 1954 to May 4, 1955 for a total of nine episodes. Each show was broadcast live in color from New York City, was an adaptation of a famous Broadway play, and included ads for Westinghouse featuring Betty Furness.


  21. City Detective

    City Detective (1953)

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    City Detective is a half-hour syndicated crime drama starring Rod Cameron as 43-year-old Bart Grant, a tough 1950s New York City police lieutenant. The first of three consecutive Rod Cameron series, City Detective aired between January 1, 1953 and May 10, 1955. Late in 1953, the publication Variety noted that the series had been sold to 1,971 television stations, a then syndication record.


  22. The Ernie Kovacs Show

    The Ernie Kovacs Show (1952)

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    The Ernie Kovacs Show is an American comedy show hosted by comedian Ernie Kovacs, first shown in Philadelphia during the early 50s, then nationally. The show appeared in many versions and formats, including daytime, prime-time, late-night, talk show, comedy, and as a summer replacement series.


  23. Gang Busters

    Gang Busters (1952)

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    Gang Busters was an American dramatic radio program heralded as "the only national program that brings you authentic police case histories." It premiered as G-Men, sponsored by Chevrolet, on July 20, 1935.


  24. Stories of the Century

    Stories of the Century (1954)

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    Stories of the Century is a 39-episode Western television series starring Jim Davis that ran in syndication through Republic Pictures between January 23, 1954, and March 11, 1955.


  25. The Red Buttons Show

    The Red Buttons Show (1952)

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    The Red Buttons Show premiered on the CBS television network in 1952, and ran for two years on that network, then moved to NBC for the final 1954-55 season.


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