Season 1, Episode 6 Attack of the Small Screens

First Aired: December 6, 2010

"Attack of the Small Screens" examines 1950-60 and the impact of television on the movie business and how film execs fought back. Also: the effect of the Hollywood blacklist of Communist Party sympathizers and the introduction of a new breed of screen icon, including James Dean, Marlon Brando and Marilyn Monroe.