The program Disneyland debuted on October 27, 1954 and quickly became the first series for ABC's to acheive top ten status in ratings.
Last Episode08x14 Hans Brinker or the Silver Skates:… Aired: Jan. 14, 1962
Series Fun Facts
- The series was so popular that in 1972, NBC renewed it through 1976. During this period, Disney was the only Hollywood studio that routinely made money on most of its feature films.
- From 1954-60 this series was titled "Disneyland". It aired on ABC TV which, at that time, only broadcasted, for the most part, in black and white.
- All of the ABC episodes were filmed in color, even though they aired in black and white. In general, ABC did not broadcast in color until the mid 1960s. During the years on ABC, the show went…
[show]All of the ABC episodes were filmed in color, even though they aired in black and white. In general, ABC did not broadcast in color until the mid 1960s. During the years on ABC, the show went by the title of "Disneyland", with one of four weekly sub titles,either "Fantasyland", "Frontierland","Adventureland" or or "Tomorrowland", depending on the category of that week's show. When the show moved to NBC, in 1961, the different sub titles were dropped. Additionally, many of the ABC episodes that re-aired on NBC were shown in color and have been that way ever since, even those episodes aired on The Disney Channel as well as those released in the theater ("The Adventures of Davy Crockett") and on home video.