Pioneers of Television

Primetime Soaps

Episode 103 | 53m 14s | Video has closed captioning.

A nighttime soap frenzy kicks off in the 1980s with Dallas, and Dynasty and the long-running Knots Landing. Sometimes forgotten is the genre’s antecedent: 1964‘s Peyton Place, starring Mia Farrow and Ryan O’Neal. Featured interviews: Larry Hagman, Joan Collins, Patrick Duffy, Linda Evans, Diahann Carroll, Linda Gray, Charlene Tilton, Michelle Lee, Joan Van Ark, and Donna Mills.

Aired: 10/17/22

Expires: 10/31/24

Rating: TV-PG

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