Landmark, Emmy-winning satire from an ever-changing company of 'Not Ready for Prime Time Players' who rode the variety show to fame, including (to name just a few of its celebrated grads) Eddie Murphy, Dana Carvey, Chevy Chase, Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Al Franken and Mike Myers.
Remarkable kids from all corners of the globe show off their talents and share inspiring stories. Future heroes, explorers-in-training, amazing artists and kids who have had to overcome incredible obstacles to pursue their dreams are showcased. It's a celebration of the optimism, humor and resilience of the world's most interesting kids; their wisdom and charm go beyond their years, and their unpredictable reactions make for laughs and fun for all.
2016TVGMusic, Family, Comedy, Variety Shows, Other
Hey, hey, they're the Prefab Four, a rock band trying to make it big. People say they monkey around, but that was the point in this surreal, slapstick and altogether silly sitcom, which also had plenty of pop tunes. Several numbers became chart-toppers thanks to crack songwriters and studio musicians, though the cast would later record successfully as a self-contained combo. Both the group and the show were enormously popular, and some of the members continue to tour to this day as the Monkees.
A nostalgia-drenched show about 1960s life for a Philadelphia family, frequently featuring cameos by 21st-century entertainers portraying singers and other figures of the period. Daughter Meg is a regular dancer on 'American Bandstand.' This isn't a surprise, since Dick Clark was one of the executive producers. Though generally well-received, critics carped about inaccuracies. The biggest one: 'Bandstand' moved to L.A. in February 1964, less than three months into the 'Dreams' time line.