Checkmate (1960)

  • Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
  • Creator: Eric Ambler
  • First Air Date: 1960-09-17
  • Last Air Date: 1962-06-20
  • Total Seasons: 2
  • Total Episodes: 69
  • Status: Ended
  • Episode Runtime: 60 min.
  • Production Company: Jamco Productions
  • Networks: CBS
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Checkmate is an American detective television series starring Anthony George, Sebastian Cabot, and Doug McClure. The show aired on CBS Television from 1960 to 1962 for a total of 70 episodes and was produced by Jack Benny's production company, "JaMco Productions" in co-operation with Revue Studios. Guest stars included Charles Laughton, Peter Lorre, and Lee Marvin, among many other commensurately prominent performers.


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Checkmate Seasons

Season 1

First Air Date: 1960-09-17
35 Episodes

Season 2

First Air Date: 1961-10-04
34 Episodes

Checkmate Episodes

Title Air Date Duration
Season 1Episode 1Death Runs Wild60 min
Season 1Episode 2Interrupted Honeymoon60 min
Season 1Episode 3The Cyanide Touch60 min
Season 1Episode 4Lady on the Brink60 min
Season 1Episode 5Face in the Window60 min
Season 1Episode 6Runaway60 min
Season 1Episode 7Target: Tycoon60 min
Season 1Episode 8The Deadly Shadow60 min
Season 1Episode 9The Dark Divide60 min
Season 1Episode 10Moment of Truth60 min
Season 1Episode 11The Mask of Vengeance60 min
Season 1Episode 12The Murder Game60 min
Season 1Episode 13The Princess in the Tower60 min
Season 1Episode 14Terror from the East60 min
Season 1Episode 15The Human Touch60 min
Season 1Episode 16Hour of Execution60 min
Season 1Episode 17Don't Believe a Word She Says60 min
Season 1Episode 18Laugh Till I Die60 min
Season 1Episode 19Between Two Guns60 min
Season 1Episode 20A Matter of Conscience60 min
Season 1Episode 21Melody for Murder60 min
Season 1Episode 22Phantom Lover60 min
Season 1Episode 23The Gift60 min
Season 1Episode 24One for the Book60 min
Season 1Episode 25The Paper Killer60 min
Season 1Episode 26Jungle Castle60 min
Season 1Episode 27The Deadly Silence60 min
Season 1Episode 28Goodbye Griff60 min
Season 1Episode 29Dance of Death60 min
Season 1Episode 30Voyage Into Fear60 min
Season 1Episode 31Tight As a Drum60 min
Season 1Episode 32Death by Design60 min
Season 1Episode 33The Thrill Seeker60 min
Season 1Episode 34Hot Wind in a Cold Town60 min
Season 1Episode 35A Slight Touch of Venom60 min
Season 1Episode 36State of Shock60 min
Season 2Episode 1Portrait of a Man Running60 min
Season 2Episode 2The Button Down Break60 min
Season 2Episode 3The Heat of Passion60 min
Season 2Episode 4Waiting for Jocko60 min
Season 2Episode 5Through a Dark Glass60 min
Season 2Episode 6Juan Moreno's Body60 min
Season 2Episode 7Kill the Sound60 min
Season 2Episode 8The Crimson Pool60 min
Season 2Episode 9The Two of Us60 min
Season 2Episode 10Nice Guys Finish Last60 min
Season 2Episode 11To the Best of My Recollection60 min
Season 2Episode 12A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Game60 min
Season 2Episode 13The Star System60 min
Season 2Episode 14The Renaissance of Gussie Hill60 min
Season 2Episode 15A Very Rough Sketch60 min
Season 2Episode 16The Yacht Club Gang60 min
Season 2Episode 17Death Beyond Recall60 min
Season 2Episode 18The Sound of Nervous Laughter60 min
Season 2Episode 19An Assassin Arrives, Andante60 min
Season 2Episode 20Remembrance of Crimes Past60 min
Season 2Episode 21Heart Is a Handout60 min
Season 2Episode 22A Brooding Fixation60 min
Season 2Episode 23A Chant of Silence60 min
Season 2Episode 24Trial by Midnight60 min
Season 2Episode 25Ride a Wild Horse60 min
Season 2Episode 26So Beats My Plastic Heart60 min
Season 2Episode 27In a Foreign Quarter60 min
Season 2Episode 28Referendum on Murder60 min
Season 2Episode 29The Someday Man60 min
Season 2Episode 30Rendezvous in Washington60 min
Season 2Episode 31The Bold and the Tough60 min
Season 2Episode 32Will the Real Killer Please Stand Up?60 min
Season 2Episode 33Down the Gardenia Path60 min
Season 2Episode 34Side by Side60 min
  • Anthony George

    as Don Corey
  • Doug McClure

    as Jed Sills
  • Sebastian Cabot

    as Dr. Carl Hyatt