Friday, March 10, 2017

#1 in 1962: The Beverly Hillbillies


In 1962, CBS would welcome its first "hickcom"- The Beverly Hillbillies, that would dominate television for the next ten years between itself and its top rated spinoffs. The franchise would get so big that it would have to get forced off television when CBS decided to eliminate its rural programming in favor of newer, hipper material.