In 1965, NBC changes half its lineup

Published On: Mar 24 2013 08:24:52 PM EDT   Updated On: Mar 27 2013 08:59:44 AM EDT

That season there was a 12-day transit workers strike in New York City and the Northeast suffered from the famous power blackout.  NBC tried to kick start the 1965 - 1966 season with 16 new shows, replacing half of its primetime lineup.