Example image of eyePlorer eyePlorer map for '1971 in television': 1971 Television 1971–72 United States network television schedule United States Cigarette January 1 NBC The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson BBC January 3 Open University United Kingdom All in the Family CBS January 12 Situation comedy Coronation Street January 27 Valerie Barlow February 23 1973 in television Archie Bunker Edith Bunker George Jefferson Gloria Stivic Isabel Sanford Lionel Jefferson Louise Jefferson March 2 Michael Stivic Mike Evans (actor) Sherman Hemsley The Jeffersons American Broadcasting Company March 11 The Lawrence Welk Show Broadcast syndication April 3 Color television Ireland Raidió Teilifís Éireann Pat Buttram Green Acres Hee Haw Mayberry R.F.D. The Beverly Hillbillies 2000 BBC Television Centre Blue Peter June 7