The Humanities Department, on the 3rd floor of the Central Library, has paper issues of the Baltimore-Washington edition of TV Guide from 1957 to the present. While they cannot be borrowed, everyone who comes in is welcome to look through the magazine. There are also numerous books on television history, actors, specific shows, and the news.
The Paley Center for Media has guides to episodes with detailed production, comment and chat areas for visitors to the Web site, and links to episodes that can be watched online. In addition, The Paley Center has a schedule for talks and programs related to television and society.
On TV.com, you can search for television series, actors, read plot summaries and notes by other readers, join discussions, or just browse for the fun of it.
TVacres.com appeals to the TV addict in all of us. Well indexed and easy to read, there is a list of articles by subjects such as Gargoyles, Aardvarks, and Motorcycles.
A Mayberry State of Mind is a tribute to The Andy Griffith Show, including a recipe section for those who want to taste Aunt Bee's cooking!
The Gilligan's Island Fan Club has a large number of links and other information for the castaway wannabe.
The Ed Sullivan Show was a pioneer in variety television, with appearances by Elvis Presley, The Beatles, Phyllis Diller, and other innovators of popular culture.
The Hill Street Blues Web Site has history and other information about the series that introduced a new type of drama on television. Look especially for the list of guest stars!
The Humanities Department
Enoch Pratt Free Library
400 Cathedral Street
Baltimore, MD 21201