Television: THE BEST OF THE SEVENTIES

Best Sitcom: The Mary Tyler Moore Show, which, beginning in 1970, provided seven seasons of sophisticated humor and showed a woman succeeding in what was once a man's job. The Game Is On: ABC took long odds by introducing sport to prime time in 1970 with Monday Night Football. Since then just about everything except golf has been played at night, doubling in a decade, to nearly 1,400 hours in 1979, the amount of sport on network TV and giving the fans World Series games played in arctic conditions and, of course, Thursday Night...

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