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Thrice-widowed Ben Cartwright (Lorne Green) and his three sons make a life for themselves on the Western frontier. Each of the Cartwright boys has a different mother and possesses a personality all his own, ranging from sophisticated to hotheaded. It is this dynamic between the men that serves as the show's focal point, differentiating it from the typical life-on-the-range Western.


Chuck McCann - All Over Me

From 'Bonanza' and 'The Rockford Files' to 'CHiPs' and 'The Bob Newhart Show,' Chuck McCann is all over MeTV!

Video: MeTV's Most Wanted Westerns

Listen up, greenhorn: 'round these parts the most wanted Westerns are seen Saturdays starting at 11 AM | 10 C.

The Legend of Hoss Cartwright

Learn the legend of Hoss Cartwright on 'Bonanza,' Monday through Saturday at 2 PM | 1 C.


Quiz: Can you name the TV show by its Christmas scene?

Can you spot the classic television series by the Santas, trees and decorations on these screens?

Quiz: Which TV show served this meal?

We show you a spread of food. You name the television series. Try not to play on an empty stomach.

Quiz: Which TV show had more episodes?

Gunsmoke was on for two decades, but did it have more episodes than a soap opera on for 6 seasons? Take a quiz for the ultimate TV trivia buff!

Quiz: Do you know these actors' real names?

Not everyone is born with a perfect television name like Lucille Ball. See if you can pick the given name of some TV legends.

Can you guess the TV show by the episode description?

We give you the synopsis from the TV listings. You guess the TV show.

Can you guess the TV show by emoji only?

If you text, odds are you've sent an emoji. From showing your mood with a smiley face to blowing a kiss to your family, those little pictures come in handy when expressing yourself via text message. With hundreds of emojis to now choose from, the little pictures are a language unto themselves. So we described 11 classic television shows in emojis only. Can you name them?


David Canary, Candy from 'Bonanza,' passes away at 77

The western star and 'All My Children' regular nearly replaced Spock on 'Star Trek.'

Celebrate Michael Landon's birthday and Halloween with "A Little Kiss"

We remember the legendary actor with his breakthrough role in 'I Was a Teenage Werewolf' and his debut single.

Tune in Friday and Saturday for classic Halloween episodes

Watch MeTV for perfect holiday programming, from a haunted Happy Days to a spooky Bonanza. Plus, Svengoolie hosts Super Sci-Fi Saturday Night!

Lost episodes of 'Gunsmoke' and 'Bonanza' are back!

Classic black & white Gunsmoke and a bonanza of later Bonanza return to free TV for the first time in years.

Listen to 12 different versions of the 'Bonanza' theme

Few television theme songs have spawned so many versions, so many hits. Here are radically different takes, from Johnny Cash to Jamaica.

Quentin Tarantino cites 'The Big Valley' and 'Bonanza' as inspirations behind his latest film

The director's new western was inspired by classic television. We're rounded up five episodes that serve as great examples.

Check out this awesome illustration of the 1965 fall TV season

Lorne Greene's "Ringo" is perfect for the next Tarantino soundtrack

Bonanza's last ride: January 16, 1973

Go West, young mania!