Hallie Parker and Annie James are identical twins separated at a young age because of their parents' divorce. unknowingly to their parents, the girls are sent to the same summer camp where they meet, discover the truth about themselves, and then plot with each other to switch places. Hallie meets her mother, and Annie meets her father for the first time in years.
Emergency! is an American television series that combines the medical drama and action-adventure genres. It was produced by Mark VII Limited and distributed by Universal Studios. It debuted as a midseason replacement on January 15, 1972, on NBC, replacing the two short-lived series The Partners and The Good Life, and ran until May 28, 1977, with six additional two-hour television films during the following two years. Emergency! was created and produced by Jack Webb and Robert A. Cinader, both of whom were also responsible for the police dramas Adam-12 and Dragnet.
California Dreams is an American teen-oriented sitcom that aired from 1992 to 1996 on Saturday mornings during NBC's Teen NBC programming block. It was created by writers Brett Dewey and Ronald B. Solomon and executive produced by Peter Engel, all known for their work on Saved by the Bell.
California Fever is an American teen drama series that ran on CBS in 1979. The show featured a group of Los Angeles teenagers living an exotic life of disco, the beach, the opposite sex and music. The series was short-lived, lasting only 10 episodes. Prior to the first episode, the show was to initially be called "We're Cruising."
Going To California was an American dramedy television series created for Showtime and airing from 2001 to 2002 on that channel. It starred primarily Sam Trammell and Brad William Henke as Kevin "Space" Lauglin and Henry "Hank" Ungalow respectively, two friends on a road trip across the continental United States. The tag line for this show was: "No map. No plan. No rules. No turning back." The show focused primarily on what happened to Hank and Space during their stops and detours along the way to California.
The series centers on Ryan Atwood, a troubled youth from a broken home who is adopted by the wealthy and philanthropic Sandy and Kirsten Cohen. Ryan and his surrogate brother Seth, a socially awkward yet quick-witted teenager, deal with life as outsiders in the high-class world of Newport Beach. Ryan and Seth spend much time navigating their relationships with girl-next-door Marissa Cooper, Seth's childhood crush Summer Roberts, and the fast-talking loner Taylor Townsend. Story lines deal with the culture clash between the idealistic Cohen family and the shallow, materialistic, and closed-minded community in which they reside. The series includes elements of postmodernism, and functions as a mixture of melodrama and comedy.
Santa Barbara is an American television soap opera, first broadcast in the United States on NBC on July 30, 1984, and last aired on January 15, 1993. The show revolves around the eventful lives of the wealthy Capwell family of Santa Barbara, California. Other prominent families featured on the soap were the rival Lockridge family, and the more modest Andrade and Perkins families. The serial was co-produced by NBC and Dobson Productions until February 1985, when New World Pictures joined NBC and Dobson as a production partner. The newly created partnership, New World Television, then served as the distributor for the show. Santa Barbara aired in over 40 countries around the world. The show's popularity continued to rise, and it even had fans in the White House. In 1985, when character Augusta Lockridge was blinded following a tunnel collapse, Ronald Reagan sent actress Louise Sorel a letter saying he and Nancy were praying for her and hoped she recovered. Santa Barbara has won 24 Daytime Emmy Awards and was nominated 30 times for the same award. The show also won 18 Soap Opera Digest Awards, and won various other awards. In 1993, NBC replaced Santa Barbara with game shows Scrabble and Scattergories. Shortly before the program was canceled by NBC, New World Television tried to shop Santa Barbara to other broadcast and cable networks, but failed to find one that would air the show.
California Connected was a television newsmagazine that broadcast stories about the state of California to "increase civic engagement." The show was created by Marley Klaus and aired on twelve PBS member stations throughout California. In 2006, former NBC producer Bret Marcus took over as executive producer. The program was cancelled in 2007 due to a lack of funding. The program debuted in 2002 with host David Brancaccio; he anchored the show from the Los Angeles studios of then-PBS station KCET. Lisa McRee replaced Brancaccio in 2004. Rather than anchor from a television studio, McRee hosted the show from a different Californian location each week. A total of 154 episodes were taped. "California Connected" won more than 65 regional and national awards and, in 2007, the program won its first Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award for Excellence in Broadcast Journalism for a story titled, War Stories From Ward 7-D. California Connected was co-produced by the following four PBS stations: KCET in Los Angeles, KQED in San Francisco, KVIE in Sacramento, and KPBS in San Diego. The theme music was written by Christopher Cross and Stephen Bray. Major funding came from: The James Irvine Foundation, The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, The California Endowment, and the Annenberg Foundation.
The California Raisin Show is an animated television series based on the claymation advertising characters The California Raisins. The show is based on an Emmy Award-winning claymation special, Meet the Raisins!, which originally aired on CBS in 1989. After the show's 13-episode run, a sequel to the original special, Raisins: Sold Out!: The California Raisins II, aired in 1990. While the characters are traditionally depicted in claymation, the TV show was cel animated by Murakami-Wolf-Swenson. It did, however, maintain Will Vinton as creative director and executive producer. It takes place in a world populated by anthropomorphic fruits and vegetables and focuses on the main characters, the California Raisins: A.C., Beebop, Stretch, and Red. Each episode has one or more musical numbers.
TruthQuest: California was a Christian reality television series about 12 Southern Baptist teenagers who spent 16 days in California in July 2002. Their adventures were covered in Baptist Press. It was announced February 9, 2003 that the show had received a People's Choice Award in the children/teen category from the National Religious Broadcasters' TV Committee.
California Dreaming is a British reality television programme, broadcast on Channel 4's T4 strand, that followed six British celebrities seeking success in Hollywood. They lived in a Hollywood mansion and were trained by doing challenges set by acting guru Bernard Hillier. The programme's title came from the song "California Dreamin'" by The Mamas & the Papas.
California Heaven is the first scripted TV series produced for online audiences, making its debut on Monday, August 1, 2005. It subsequently moved to Wednesday nights at 8 p.m. Pacific Time, launching a new episode each week. The series was originally put into production while discussions with AOL acquiring the series were in process. Internal issues within AOL prevented the company from acquiring the show, but St. John-Fisher, the production company behind the series, continued shooting episodes on their own with a skeleton crew and not much budget. Production continued with most footage never aired. California Heaven was created by Todd Fisher and Stewart St. John, a writer of such television shows as Disney Channel's Seventeen Again, The Incredible Hulk, The Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, and Sabrina, the Animated Series. St. John and Fisher were also the Executive Producers of the internet series The Spot, which their broadband production company relaunched in 2003 with a brand new cast and the first mobile soap for SPRINT. In 2011, St. John-Fisher announced a new and completed version of California Heaven would launch as part of their entertainment network web site The SFN - The Online Network, beginning summer 2011. In June, 2012 the second season of the all-new California Heaven series premiered on The SFN.
An American anthology police detective series utilizing multiple timelines in which investigations seem to unearth personal and professional secrets of those involved, both within or outside the law.
Lifeguard! Southern California is an American reality TV series on The Weather Channel and narrated by Christopher Emerson which puts cameras on Southern California beaches from Los Angeles County in the north to San Diego County in the south. The cameras follow real life lifeguards and harbor patrol officers along 150 miles of Southern California beaches as they perform their rescue and law enforcement activities. The lifeguards tell of the people who come to their beaches, their jobs and the dangers that their beaches pose like water dangers, and dangers presented by marine life. All of the rescues, first aid and law enforcement shown are recorded by the cameras in real time. Victims and victim's families are also interviewed during the recording of the show. The agencies profiled include, but are not limited to the Long Beach Harbor Patrol, lifeguards from the city of San Diego and Orange County, California cities, also the local police and fire agencies for each jurisdiction the beach or harbor is located in.
A Beverly Hills socialite embarks on a love/hate relationship with a psychotic businessman who murdered her fiance and then raped and terrorized her which leads to a bizarre trial.
Northern California News aired on Chico, California television stations KHSL-TV Channel 12 and KNVN-TV Channel 24 simultaneously at 5:00pm, 5:30pm and 11:00pm from 2001 to 2005. The newscasts were anchored by Matt Keller and Maureen Naylor, with Dave Vanore covering the weather and had various sports anchors. NCN was also a part of the 90-minute morning program called Wake Up!, a program that still runs today. The two stations have since dropped NCN and only broadcast Action News at 11 together seven nights a week and Action News Weekend Report at 6:30 on Saturdays and Sundays with longtime news reporter Debbie Cobb anchoring. NCN also provided two local newsbreaks during KNVN's Your Show Live program during that show's 18-month run.
California's Gold is a public television travel program that explores the numerous natural, cultural, and historical wonders of the Golden State. The show ran for 18 seasons from 1994 to 2012 and was produced and hosted by Huell Howser for its entire run. The minimal production allowed locations and people to remain the focal point of the program. The show's theme song varies between several renditions of "California, Here I Come", but was most often played on the series by local musicians Eddie Enderle and Richard Chon.
San Franciscans during the goldrush of the 1850s attempt to maintain law and order in their wild city. Newly arrived Matthew Wayne becomes sheriff, then marshal, and organizes the city police force while expressing interest in the young widow Fanzler and sparring with attorney Pitt. Adam Kennedy appears as Dion Patrick, an Irish newspaperman who helps the local vigilante committee.