TV Appearances
Fred Astaire embarked on a whole new career when it became obvious that television was here to stay.  As with his films, his perfectionism paid off: his three specials in 1958-60 were record-breaking Emmy award winners.
A list of some of his performances on the tube:

Imp on a Cobweb Leash, CBS, 1958
Man on a Bicycle, CBS, 1959
An Evening with Fred Astaire, NBC, 1958
Another Evening with Fred Astaire, NBC, 1959
Astaire Time, NBC, 1960
Fred Astaire's Alcoa Premiere Theatre, ABC, 1961-63
Think Pretty (Bob Hope's Chrysler Theatre), NBC, 1964
Dr. Kildare (4-part drama), NBC, 1965
Hollywood Palace, ABC, 1965-66
The Fred Astaire Show, NBC, 1968
It Takes A Thief, ABC, 1969-70
The Over the Hill Gang Rides Again, ABC, 1970
Santa Claus is Coming to Town (voice), ABC, 1971
'S Wonderful, 'S Marvelous, 'S Gershwin, NBC, 1972
A Family Upside Down, NBC, 1978
Battlestar Galactica, ABC, 1978



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