The Virginian is a movie released in 1962 director is has a duration of 90 minutes this film was released in the languages English on a budget valued at with a score on the IMDB site from 6.5 and with a cast of Hollywood Stars Harrison Ford George C. Scott Lee Marvin . The Virginian is an American Western television series starring James Drury and Doug McClure, which aired on NBC from 1962 to 1971 for a total of 249 episodes. It was a spin-off from a 1958 summer series called Decision. Filmed in color, The Virginian became television's first 90-minute western series. Immensely successful, it ran for nine seasons—television's third longest running western. It follows Bonanza at fourteen seasons and 430 episodes, and Gunsmoke at twenty seasons and 635 episodes.