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70s

1971

July: The Avengers Stage Play runs for a few weeks.

1972

The Avengers Radio Show airs in South Africa.

1975

Brian Clemens is offered financial backing from a French producer for The New Avengers.
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1976

April: Production begins for the first season of The New Avengers.
October: Production ends for the first season of The New Avengers.
19 October: The New Avengers premieres in Britain.

1977

21 January: Season 1 of The New Avengers ends in Britain.
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August: Production ends for The New Avengers.
9 September: Season 2 of The New Avengers begins airing in Britain.
17 December: Season 2 of The New Avengers ends in Britain.

1978

5 September: The New Avengers premieres in America on CBS.

1979

23 March: The New Avengers ends its run in America.
September: Brian Clemens announces the return of The New Avengers.

80s

1980

CBS announces it's backing a theatrical film of The Avengers.

1985

Plans for a new TV series, The Avengers International, are announced.

1988

Mel Gibson makes a bid to produce The Avenging Angel, with himself playing Steed.

90s

1991

The Cathy Gale episodes are seen for the first time in America on A&E cable TV.

1993

January: "The Frighteners" is screened for the first time since its original 1961 broadcast.

1996

September: The Avengers Forever is launched.

1997

After years of false starts, production for Jerry Weintraub's The Avengers movie is under way. Patrick Macnee's The Avengers and Me is published.

1998

February: The movie is test-screened in Scottsdale, Arizona.
August: The Avengers movie is released to theaters.

1999

January: The Avengers movie is released on video.

2000s

2001

April: "Girl on the Trapeze" is discovered in the UCLA film archive.

2015

10 January: Brian Clemens dies.
25 June:
Patrick Macnee dies.

2016

October: "Tunnel of Fear" is discovered by the Kaleidoscope television preservation organization.

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