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Pioneers of Television

The four-part series examines the people who left their imprint on sitcoms, late-night, variety and game shows in the early days of the medium. The program features interviews with legendary stars, including Dick Van Dyke, Mary Tyler Moore, Art Linkletter, Andy Griffith, Betty White, Phyllis Diller, Jim Nabors, Marlo Thomas, Jonathan Winters, Ed McMahon and Merv Griffin. Using never-before-seen images and showcasing timeless clips, the documentary examines the entertainers that provided the classic scenes that still amuse us today.

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Monday, Feb 11, 2013 - 8:00 AM    "Superheroes" "Superheroes" crosses many eras: "Superman" in the 1950s, "Batman" in the '60s, "Wonder Woman" and "The Incredible Hulk" in the '70s and "The Greatest American Hero" in the '80s. The episode features in-depth interviews with Adam West, Burt Ward, Julie Newmar, Lynda Carter, Lou Ferrigno, William Katt and others. It also includes comments from Robert Culp, about his show "The Greatest American Hero, " recorded just days before he passed away. D
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Monday, Feb 11, 2013 - 8:00 AM "Superheroes" (WORLD)
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Monday, Feb 11, 2013 - 2:00 PM "Superheroes" (WORLD)
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Monday, Feb 11, 2013 - 7:00 PM "Superheroes" (WORLD)
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Tuesday, Feb 12, 2013 - 12:00 AM "Superheroes" (WORLD)
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Monday, Feb 18, 2013 - 8:00 AM "Miniseries" (WORLD)
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Monday, Feb 18, 2013 - 2:00 PM "Miniseries" (WORLD)
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Monday, Feb 18, 2013 - 7:00 PM "Miniseries" (WORLD)
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Tuesday, Feb 19, 2013 - 12:00 AM "Miniseries" (WORLD)
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Saturday, Jun 1, 2013 - 9:30 PM "Carol Burnett & The Funny Ladies" (WORLD)
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Sunday, Jun 2, 2013 - 2:30 AM "Carol Burnett & The Funny Ladies" (WORLD)
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