Wednesday, August 6, 2008


from bonanza world
The Station NBC
Air Dates September 12, 1959 - January 16, 1973
Time Slots
September 1959 - September 1961 it aired Saturdays 7:30-8:30 pm
September 1961 - September 1972 it aired Sundays 9:00-10:00 pm
September 1972 - January 1973 it aired Tuesdays 8:00-9:00 pm
Chevy (automobiles)
RCA (televisions)
Lucky Strike (cigarettes)
Bonanza was the first western television show filmed in color. The idea was that a
popular program presented in color would encourage people to buy color tvs.
Ben Cartwright: Lorne Greene
Adam Cartwright: (1959-65) Pernell Roberts
Eric "Hoss" Cartwright: (1959-72) Dan Blocker
Little Joe Cartwright: Michael Landon
Hop Sing: Victor Sen Yung
Sheriff Roy Coffee: (1960-72) Ray Teal

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