I remember as a kid being all excited when the Fall Preview would arrive in the mail and looking through the descriptions for shows that I’d want to watch once the new season started. This was a time before VCRs and while we may have owned a color TV, we’d still have to wait 5 minutes for the set to warm up. Our reception for the ABC channel was always snowy so it was mostly NBC and CBS shows I’d key in on.
Anyway, here’s a review of the preview for 1972 by a former network executive (former because this guy actually has a sense of humor and common sense, which probably didn’t endear him with the network bosses). Watch