Some of the great network reality shows and soaps of the past

Network Reality Shows and Soaps of the 60's and 70's

Reality shows were few back in the 70's and pretty much non-existent in the 60's.
This covers one daytime soap opera and a few night time soaps.

Real People (1979 - 1984) NBC
Starring:  Sarah Purcell, John Barbour, Byron Allen,
Skip Stephenson, and Fred Willard

That's Incredible (1980 - 1984) ABC
Starring:  John Davidson, Fran Tarkenton, and Cathy Lee Crosby

Peyton Place (1964 - 1969) ABC
Starring:  Dorothy Malone, Mia Farrow, Ed Nelson,
Ryan O'Neal, and Lee Grant

Dark Shadows (1966 - 1971) ABC
Starring:  Joan Bennett, Jonathan Frid, Grayson Hall,
David Selby, and Kate Jackson
This was a huge hit with kids for a time, they had trading cards and everything.
Even one of the instrumental themes from the show was a hit, "Quentin's Theme".

Dallas (1978 - 1991) CBS
Starring:  Larry Hagman, Barbara Bel Geddes, Jim Davis,
Patrick Duffy, and Victoria Principal

Knots Landing (1979 - 1993) CBS
Starring:  Ted Shackelford, Joan Van Ark, Michele Lee,
Don Murray, and John Pleshette
Steve Grisetti from knows a lot about this show I bet.

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