Viacom's TV Land to celebrate 50 years of Warner Bros. Television

MUMBAI: Americans can prepare to relive some of the funniest, happiest and most emotional moments from the past 50 years of television. Viacom's cable network TV Land will present a special 50 hour programming marathon featuring landmark episodes from the Warner Bros. television library.

From 11 June 2005 TV Land's viewers will be treated to a 50th anniversary salute to Warner Bros. Television featuring milestone episodes of Dallas, Eight is Enough, The Waltons, Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and Full House.

Warner Bros. television programming has helped define the medium throughout every decade with westerns Cheyenne, soaps like Knots Landing, dramas China Beach, iconic superheroes Wonder Woman and shows that turned actors into stars Welcome Back, Kotter.

TV Land president Larry W. Jones said, "We are thrilled to present this momentous marathon to our viewers. These special episodes will bring back a lot of memories for television fans and we're happy that Warner Bros. chose us as their television partner."

Warner Home Video is also celebrating the 50th anniversary of Warner Bros. television with a yearlong promotion. This campaign will feature DVD debuts of series from every decade of Warner Bros. Television's history including many of the shows featured in the Nick at Nite marathon.

One of the shows that will be showcased by TV Land is China Beach. This drama chronicling unsung heroines of the Vietnam War received 21 Emmy nominations and four wins including Best Supporting Actress for Marg Helgenberger CSI and Best Actress for Dana Delaney. McMurphy and K.C. are kidnapped by the Viet Cong and taken underground into a warren of tunnels, where their captors expect McMurphy to operate on their wounded leader.

In one classic episode from Fresh Prince of Bel Air which starred Will Smith the Banks family appears on Oprah Winfrey's show. However they fail to invite Smith on stage


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