Category Archives: 1970s

‘The Love Boat’ debuts as a regular series on ABC-TV 40 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 24 1977)


Video: 'The Love Boat Season 1 Episode 1'

(Saturday, September 24, 1977, 10:00-11:00 p.m. EDT)The Love Boat, an American television series set on a cruise ship starring Gavin MacLeod, Bernie Kopell, Fred Grandy, Ted Lange and Lauren Tewes, premiered tonight as a series on ABC (it had already aired as a made-for-TV movie on Sept. 17, 1976, Jan. 21, 1977 and May 5, 1977). Continue reading ‘The Love Boat’ debuts as a regular series on ABC-TV 40 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 24 1977)