What was the first television series to show a married couple sleeping in the same bed? – 2017

What was the first television series to show a married couple sleeping in the same bed?


Mary Kay and Johnny




Answer: Mary Kay and Johnny was a situation comedy starring real-life married couple Mary Kay and Johnny Stearns. It was the first sitcom broadcast on a network television in the United States and debuted on November 18, 1947. It was the first sitcom broadcast on a network television in the United States. Mary Kay and Johnny was the first series to show a married couple sharing a bed (not The Brady Bunch, as you might have heard) and the first to incorporate the leading lady’s pregnancy into the storyline (not I Love Lucy).




Mary Kay and Johnny is an American situation comedy starring real-life married couple Mary Kay and Johnny Stearns. It was the first sitcom broadcast on a network television in the United States. Wikipedia
First episode date: 18 November 1947
Original network: DuMont (1947-1948); CBS (1949); NBC (1948-1949; 1949-1950)
Number of episodes: 300 (estimate)
Cast: Nydia Westman, Mary Kay Stearns, Johnny Stearns
Created by: Mary Kay Stearns, Johnny Stearns
Networks: CBS, NBC, DuMont Television Network







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