About the TV Show
miniseries wild west 19th century
First Air Date: March 29, 1979
|First Aired on||:||1979|
|Created By||:||David Dortort|
|Seasons/Episodes||:||18 episodes in 2 Seasons|
The Chisholms is a CBS western miniseries starring Robert Preston, which aired from March 29, 1979, to April 19, 1979; and continued as a television series from January 19, 1980, to March 15, 1980. The 1979 miniseries showed the family moving from Virginia to Wyoming. When the TV series commenced in 1980, the pioneers were shown en route along the California Trail from Wyoming to Sacramento, California.