The Web (TV series)

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The Web
Country of origin  United States
Original language(s) English
Running time 25 minutes
Original network CBS
Original release July 11, 1950 – 1957
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The Web is an American dramatic anthology series that aired live on CBS for four seasons from July 11, 1950 to September 26, 1954. The series was also revived briefly by NBC in the summer during 1957. The program was produced by Mark Goodson and Bill Todman.[1]


The dramas on The Web were all adaptations of stories written by members of the Mystery Writers of America and featured everyday people in situations beyond their control.

Among the future stars who appeared on The Web include Grace Kelly in Mirror of Delusion, Jack Palance and Eva Marie Saint in Last Chance, Paul Newman in One for the Road , James Dean in "Sleeping Dogs"[2] and Joanne Woodward in Welcome Home.

Other performers who appeared on the series include, Richard Kiley, James Daly, Eli Wallach, James Gregory, Mary Sinclair, Phyllis Kirk, James Darren, and Rex Reason.

Host / Narrator


  1. The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network and Cable TV Shows, 1946-Present. Ballantine Books. 2003. p. 1286. ISBN 0-345-45542-8.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "The Paley Center for Media — She Made It — Lela Swift". Retrieved 21 August 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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