About the TV Show
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First Air Date: September 10, 1955
|First Aired on||:||1955|
|Created By||:||John Meston|
|Genres||:||Western,Action & Adventure|
|Seasons/Episodes||:||634 episodes in 20 Seasons|
Gunsmoke is an American radio and television Western drama series created by director Norman MacDonnell and writer John Meston. The stories take place in and around Dodge City, Kansas, during the settlement of the American West. The central character is lawman Marshal Matt Dillon, played by William Conrad on radio and James Arness on television.