Were these television shows adapted from a radio series?

How many of your favorite television shows began on the radio?

When an incredible radio show is adapted into an incredible television series, fans get double the content and double the joy! But there are a lot of television series that are based on radio shows. We're willing to bet that you didn't know that some of your favorite TV shows were actually originally based on a radio series! We're so confident that we put together this quiz for you. We'll give you a television series, and you've got to tell us whether it was adapted from radio or not!

  1. The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961-1966)
  2. The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (1950-1958)
  3. The Lone Ranger (1949-1957)
  4. Bonanza (1959-1973)
  5. The Goldbergs (1949-1956)
  6. The Rifleman (1958-1963)
  7. Bewitched (1964-1972)
  8. Gunsmoke (1955-1975)
  9. Rawhide (1959-1965)
  10. Dragnet (1951-1959)

Were these television shows adapted from a radio series?

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102 Comments

Dajj 19 days ago
9/10. I still listen to some old radio shows on a Chicago radio station at night. Luv the Bickersons!!
Charleshorse 29 days ago
Some Gunsmoke episodes were a little too violent ( sad ) for my taste.
Bigroop 1 month ago
Hi love me tv my fav Gunsmoke
KellyO 1 month ago
10/10. I listen to a lot of old radio.
stevesteve480 1 month ago
10/10
Radio classics on Sirius XM
Listening paid off
geatornez82 1 month ago
8/10. I've never heard of the Goldbergs, and I mis-clicked The Rifleman.
cripplious geatornez82 1 month ago
only goldbergs i know was just cancelled
LucyRed57 1 month ago
9/10 and I don’t remember which one I missed!!
JERRY6 1 month ago
9 of 10 ? i missed the goldbergs , who knew i listen to old time radio and never heard the goldbergs
CrumblyCrunchies 1 month ago
Programs on radio? Like, tv but no pictures?
Robertp 1 month ago
10/10 a lot of people did well on this one.
bukhrn 1 month ago
10/10, I actually listened to some of the on the old radio
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