PBS Pioneers of Television Linda Evans Nichelle Nichols Robert Conrad Mike Connors Martin Landau


I was there the day Robert Conrad ended his network television career. It was way back in my early days at TV Guide magazine, sometime in the late ’80s. Conrad, who died Saturday in Malibu at 84, was trying to make a TV comeback at the time. The macho TV star, who came to fame

Martin Landau, Nichelle Nichols, Mike Connors, Robert Conrad and Linda Evans No, these aren’t the stars of CBS’s fall rookie dramas. These are five “Pioneers of Television”–Martin Landau (best known for Mission: Impossible), Nichelle Nichols (Lt. Uhura on Star Trek), Mike Connors (Mannix), Robert Conrad (The Wild, Wild West) and Linda Evans (Dynasty).PBS has hosted icons from