With National Broadcasting Company (NBC) (Sorted by Date of Your Rating Ascending)
1. Gone with the Wind (1939)
Passed | 238 min | Drama, History, Romance
A manipulative woman and a roguish man conduct a turbulent romance during the American Civil War and Reconstruction periods.
Votes: 267,859 | Gross: $198.68M
2. Lightning Strikes West (1940)
Passed | 55 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
When Butch Taggart escapes prison, the Marshal sends Lightning Morgan to find him and his hidden gold. He finds the map to the gold on Taggart's boot. Joe Laikon and his men are also after ... See full summary »
3. Dumbo (1941)
G | 64 min | Animation, Drama, Family
Ridiculed because of his enormous ears, a young circus elephant is assisted by a mouse to achieve his full potential.
Votes: 110,304 | Gross: $1.60M
6. Public Prosecutor (1947–1951)
20 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A film noir drama-dey cop & crime show, Public Prosecutor was created for one major networks but they gave up on the series and another early TV network called DuMont picked it up.
7. America Song (1948–1949)
15 min | Music
America has produced a wide variety of folk music and dance, raging from the fishing songs of the east coast to the cowboy ballads of the old west, and this show presented viewers with a ... See full summary »
10. Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall (1948–1967)
60 min | Music
Perry Como was an American Singer, who got his start on NBC Radio. In 1948, Because of his popularity, The cameras were simply brought into the radio studio to televise the radio broadcast ... See full summary »
12. The Swift Show (1948– )
30 min | Comedy, Music
Live music and light comedy featuring singer Lanny Ross. For the first 5 months, a quiz segment was included where contestants attempted to determine names, places and events from a series ... See full summary »
17. Battleground (1949)
Approved | 118 min | Action, Drama, History
True tale about a squad of the 101st Airborne Division coping with being trapped by the Germans in the besieged city of Bastogne, Belgium during the Battle of the Bulge in December of 1944.
Votes: 6,160 | Gross: $10.29M
18. Big Town (1950–1956)
30 min | Drama
"Big Town" was a long running and highly successful network radio series (1937- 1952) and film series ("I Cover the Underworld," "Underworld After Dark," and "Underworld Scandal") before ... See full summary »
19. Lux Video Theatre (1950–1959)
30 min | Comedy, Drama
Live dramatic shows featuring Hollywood stars. Initially, the show was a thirty-minute weekly show, but when it moved to NBC in August 1954, the show was extended to sixty minutes, and the ... See full summary »
20. Stump the Stars (1947– )
30 min | Game-Show
Television's first treatment of "Charades" as played by Hollywood celebrities. The giveaway was the use of gestures that defined "film", "TV show", "book" or "song" as well as "small word (... See full summary »
23. Your Show of Shows (I) (1950–1954)
90 min | Comedy
Live, original comedy originally featuring Sid Caesar and Imogene Coca. Carl Reiner and Howard Morris joined the show later. Two of the great skits on the show were "The Hickenloopers", a ... See full summary »
25. The Black Rose (1950)
Approved | 120 min | Adventure, History, Romance
A disinherited 13th Century Saxon nobleman leaves Norman England with an archer friend to seek his fortune in the Far East.
26. Night and the City (1950)
Not Rated | 96 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery
A small-time grifter and nightclub tout takes advantage of some fortuitous circumstances and tries to become a big-time player as a wrestling promoter.
Votes: 10,743 | Gross: $3.60M
28. Seven Days to Noon (1950)
Not Rated | 94 min | Thriller, Drama
An English scientist runs away from a research center with an atomic bomb. In a letter sent to the British Prime Minister he threatens to blow up the center of London if the Government ... See full summary »
31. Doorway to Danger (1951–1953)
Foreign and domestic enemies of the United States are dealt with under the direction of John Randolph, primarily by agent Carter in the first and third seasons, by many different agents the middle year.
33. The Red Skelton Hour (1951–2016)
TV-G | 60 min | Comedy
Long-running weekly show that spotlighted legendary comedian and beloved television clown, Red Skelton. Each show featured comedy skits, gags, and vignettes starring Skelton and guest performers.
35. Ace in the Hole (1951)
Not Rated | 111 min | Drama, Film-Noir
A frustrated former big-city journalist now stuck working for an Albuquerque newspaper exploits a story about a man trapped in a cave to re-jump start his career, but the situation quickly escalates into an out-of-control circus.
Votes: 24,964 | Gross: $3.97M
36. Detective Story (1951)
Approved | 103 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
On one day in the 21st Precinct squad room, assorted characters form a backdrop for the troubles of hard-nosed Detective Jim McLeod.
39. The Abbott and Costello Show (1952–1957)
TV-G | 25 min | Comedy, Family
Bud and Lou are unemployed actors living in Mr. Fields' boarding house. Lou's girlfriend Hillary lives across the hall. Any premise would lead to slapstick, puns, lots of gimmicks from their movies.
40. Are You Positive (1952– )
30 min | Family, Game-Show, Sport
Hosted by Bill Stern (and later Frank Coniff), this program tested the sports knowledge of a panel sports columnists and other experts on all things athletic. One of the frequent challenges... See full summary »
42. Doc Corkle (1952– )
30 min | Comedy
Doc is a dentist plagued with money problems, teenage daughter problems (she's to marry a millionaire), and a screwball stepsister Melinda. The series was quickly dropped and replaced by "Mr. Peepers" (1952).
44. Mr. & Mrs. North (1952–1954)
30 min | Comedy, Mystery, Romance
Jerry and Pamela North live in Greenwich Village in New York City. Jerry is a mystery magazine publisher who thinks he is a good amateur detective. He and his wife investigate various crimes and solve them before the police do.
45. Omnibus (1952–1961)
55 min | Drama, History, Music
Starting out as a live show from New York City, "Omnibus" was hosted by Alastair Cooke and featured everything from discussions about science and the arts, to original works by such ... See full summary »
46. Today (1952– )
TV-G | 240 min | News, Talk-Show
A daily live broadcast provides current domestic and international news, weather reports and interviews with news-makers from the worlds of politics, business, media, entertainment and sports.
47. Your Prize Story (1952– )
30 min | Drama
The audience was requested to submit first-hand stories that were rewritten and performed on this live, weekly program.
48. Just for You (1952)
104 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
Jordan Blake (a widower) is a successful Broadway Producer who has always been to busy for his children, Barbara and Jerry. Girlfriend, Carolina a musical comedy star, urges Jordan to take ... See full summary »
49. The Pride of St. Louis (1952)
Unrated | 93 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
The story of Jerome "Dizzy" Dean, a major-league baseball pitcher for the St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago Cubs in the 1930s and 1940s.