The Big Valley is an ABC network western TV series created by A.I. Bezzerides and Louis F. Feldman which starred Barbara Stanwyck, Richard Long, Lee Majors, Linda Evans and Peter Breck.
The show premiered on September 15, 1965.
For her role as Victoria Barkley on the show, Barbara Stanwyck won an Emmy Award for "Lead Actress in a Drama Series" in 1966 and was nominated two more times in 1967 & 1968. She also earned three Golden Globe nominations in 1966, 1967 and 1968.
On May 19, 1969, "The Big Valley" was cancelled after 4 seasons and 112 episodes.