The first few years of ' The Battle of Network Stars 'were the best and the ones I personally recommend watching again if you are ever ale to get the chance.
These were the years when the big names (at that time) of the Big Three got together for some friendly competition.
The format of the show slightly changed at the end of 1979 (Special 7. The ABC Sports commentators were gone and celeberity hosts were now running the show.
While a few major stars from the big three continued to take part, the majority of the participants were from the networks B-List.