1981: "Dynasty" makes its debut on US TV
“Dynasty” started this week in 1981 with oil tycoon Blake Carrington (John Forsythe) marrying his former secretary Krystle. Add to all of this his firstwife Crystal and it was perfectly intriguing television, or sort of an evening “soap opera”.
It became a huge popular show on ABC and lasted for most of the decade:
— Silvio Canto, Jr. (@SCantojr) January 12, 2018