Bonanza, the series is centered around the Cartwright family and their life on a Nevada Ranch, made a significant impact for numerous reasons. One of its most ground-breaking aspects was that NBC decided to film and broadcast the show in color, starting in 1959. This bold move enticed many families to upgrade from their old black and white televisions, recognizing that color was not merely a gimmick. Bonanza’s innovative approach to television paved the way for a new era of visual storytelling.
Vintage Chevrolet Commercial with Series Star Lorne Greene
New Audio Commentaries by historian Stan Taffel on The Younger Brothers’ Younger Brother and DVD Executive Producer Andrew J. Klyde on Fallen Woman and Bushwhacked!
New Featurette: Mitch Vogel’s Memories
Extensive and Rare Episodic, Behind-the-Scenes and On-Location Photos
Photo Galleries: BONANZA Star Portraits, Celebrating Dan Blocker’s Boat and Mother’s Day