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Pan Am Flies Again
Written by Christopher in Television

Pan Am Flies Again

Here are some news that will surely bring a smile to any fan of aviation and travelling in style. The iconic airline Pan American is going to take to the skies again soon in the upcoming ABC tv-series “Pan Am“. A pilot (no pun intended) has been ordered and the plot is said to center around the lives of the pilots and stewardesses of the...

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Written by Katharine Miller in Television

Get Smart – With Don Adams

Would you believe that Mel Brooks and Buck Henry teamed up to create one of the funniest spy shows of the 1960s? Capitalizing on the success of the James Bond franchise, television networks ordered a slew of espionage-themed programs. The Man From U.N.C.L.E, I Spy, Mission Impossible, and The Avengers brought a new level of sophistication to catching bad guys. These series used intelligence, ingenuity,...

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Mad Men – Season 4 Premieres Tonight

Tonight at 10 PM/9C, anyone who lives in the US and have access to AMC can catch the season premiere for the award winning series Mad Men. What will happen with the newly founded agency Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce and Don Drapers domestic life? Find out tonight. I can’t wait!...

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Written by Christopher in Television

Commercials From the 1960s

Various television commercials for cars, shaving products, food and everything else that made this decade great! What are your favorite commercials from this period?...

Christmas Specials From the Past – Queue the Cheesiness

If you lived in the 1950s, 60s, 70s––or even the 80s––you probably spent some of your time watching television during the Christmas season. (This was back when it wasn’t inclusively referred to as ‘the holidays’.) Apart from the Christmas or holiday-themed episodes of your favorite TV series, you might have also sat through a music-filled extravaganza special, featuring some of the superstars of the day....

Mad Men Casting Call
Written by Christopher in Television

Mad Men Casting Call

If you always wanted to work in the advertising business in New York circa 1962, here’s your chance! AMC are advertising a contest for a walk-on role for season 4 of the series which basically means that you have a chance to get a small speaking part in a future episode. To enter the competition pick up your casting call entry code at a Banana...

Mad Men – Season 3 Promo
Written by Christopher in Television

Mad Men – Season 3 Promo

Season 3 of the Emmy Award-winning series Mad Men featuring the adventures of Don Draper and his team of creative people at New York based ad agency Sterling Cooper will premiere on Sunday, August 16 at 10pm on AMC. For those of you who want to catch up with the previous season, AMC is hosting a Season 2 marathon on Monday, August 10, from 7am...

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