August 7, 2018 by getTV Staff
With every boom comes a bust, and the TV Western boom of the 1950s was no different. By the mid-'60s, audiences had begun to tire of the genre that dominated television’s first decade as a mass medium. But movie studios had found a lucrative new business producing episodic Westerns on existing films sets and backlots, and wanted to keep milking the cash cow. So producers began scrambling to put new spins on familiar stories and settings.