Sort by Popularity - Most Popular Movies and TV Shows tagged with keywords "1970s", "tv-mini-series" Refine See titles to watch instantly, titles you haven't rated, etc Movies or TV Updated April 19, 2020 4.4k votes 449 voters 28.3k views48 items. List of the best TV shows from the 1970s, as ranked by television fans. Votes: 920 These are the best 1970s crime drama TV shows, ranked by user votes.There are some good 70s crime drama series that followed cops hot on the trail of criminals, there were some more focused on lawyers and trials, and still there were some others about top secret special agents! Glory is a fan of 70s TV entertainment and enjoys writing about the popular and not so popular shows and TV movies of that decade. What were the most popular TV shows in the 1970s? Originally by Ranker TV. One of the many variety shows available in the 1970s (along with Sonny and Cher, Captain and Tennille, Donny and Marie, etc). The '70s were when television really pushed the limits of what could be shown. List of the best dramas on television in the 70s, as ranked by television critics and fans. The Best TV Drama Shows of the 1970s. in favor of a more real approach (All in the Family, Maude, and other Normal Lear productions).The new wave of heavy-handed material lasted into the 1980s, with sitcoms like Diff’rent Strokes still dealing with some uncomfortable taboo issues. J.R. Ewing, a Texas oil baron, uses manipulation and blackmail to achieve his ambitions, both business and personal. The decade of the 1970s saw significant changes in television programming in both the United Kingdom and the United States.The trends included the decline of the "family sitcoms" and rural-oriented programs to more socially contemporary shows and "young, hip and urban" sitcoms in the United States and the permanent establishment of colour television in the United Kingdom. List Rules Any drama series that aired during the 1970s. Shows like "All in the Family," "The Jeffersons," "Maude," and "Sanford and Son" changed the face of television by including social commentary in between the laughs-a-minute. Hosted by African American comic actor Flip Wilson, this show ... See full summary » Stars: Flip Wilson, Tim Conway, George Carlin, Roy Clark. Compiled here is a listing of 45 short-lived and possibly easily forgotten 70's television series. Keep reading below for detail on each year, from 1970-1979, listing the most popular 1970s-era television shows. Westerns have always been popular viewing fare on the small screen and the 1970s had their fair share of shows to satisfy just about any arm-chair cowboy. The most-watched television shows, from 1970 to 1979, were: Marcus Welby, M.D. Top 10 1970s TV Shows. This was the television schedule on all three United States commercial television networks for the fall season beginning in September 1970. 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