The Cartwrights run a 600,000 acre ranch, The Ponderosa, outside of Virginia City, Nevada. This TV series tells the story of the adventures of Ben Cartwright and his sons as they run and defend their ranch while helping the surrounding community.
Saturday @ 3:00pm ET
The Western adventure stories of the Cartwright family: Ben Cartwright, the father, played by Lorne Greene; Adam, the eldest son, played by Pernell Roberts; Hoss, the middle son, played by Dan Blocker; and Little Joe, the youngest son, played by Michael Landon. Each of the boys was born to one of Ben's three wives, none of whom are alive.