Monday, March 20, 2017

#1 in 1968: Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In


The comedy found in The Andy Griffith Show and Laugh-In could not be more dissimilar, so it is surprising that the shows' respective reigns at the top of the Nielsens were just one year apart. Begun as a one-off special, the airing was so successful that it was instantly picked up as a series. The vaudeville style production successfully brought the format to the hip and now 1960's.