Goodyear Television Playhouse

For six years from the fall of 1951 through the fall of 1957, Goodyear Television Playhouse presented full hour live dramas, originating from New York, on Sunday evenings. The series ran on alternate weeks with Philco Television Playhouse. In the fall of 1955 the title was shortened to Goodyear Playhouse and a new sponsor took the alternate Sundays with The Alcoa Hour. A young playwright by the name of Paddy Chayefsky wrote several original dramas for this series. Two of them were made into award winning motion pictures, they are "The Catered Affair" and "Marty". In 1957 the overall title for the changed to "A Turn of Fate" a designation that swas soon dropped. Initially there was to be a rotating roster of regular stars (David Niven, Robert Ryan, Jane Powell, Jack Lemmon, and Charles Boyer) but that concept petered out by the end of the first season.

English français
  • TheTVDB.com Series ID 76409
  • Status Ended
  • First Aired October 14, 1951
  • Networks NBC
  • Average Runtime 45 minutes
  • Genres Drama
  • Original Country United States of America
  • Original Language English
  • TV Type or Format Story-based Drama
  • On Other Sites IMDB
  • Episode Screenshot Format 4:3 Screencap
  • Favorited This series has been favorited by 3 people.
  • Created February 4, 2008 by Administrator
  • Modified May 12, 2022 by amorenomendez_tvdb

Backgrounds

Posters

Lists

Sign up now to find fans of your favorite movies and shows!

Recent Episodes

Seasons

Absolute ordering places all episodes in a single ordered season. This is generally used for anime.