Premiered Date
February 20, 1968
Genre
Drama
Network
NBC
1927-2011

Peter Falk

as Columbo

93

Bruce Kirby

as Sergeant George Kramer

1918-1996

Vito Scotti

as Chadwick

About Columbo

About

Detective series that subverts the usual "whodunit" by featuring episodes revolving around how a perpetrator known to the audience will finally be caught and exposed. It was created by William Link and Richard Levinson.

Trivia

The series aired on NBC from 1968-1978 and on ABC from 1989-2003. The Steven Spielberg-directed episode, "Murder by the Book," was ranked No. 16 on TV Guide's 100 Greatest Episodes of All Time.