FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – This year it will be 50 years since the television show Gilligan’s Island came to an end.  But the show never left the airwaves thanks to reruns and has found new audiences with each generation.

Dawn Wells played the role of Mary Ann and is still recognized for that iconic character.  July 21 she will be a special guest at the Frisco Roughriders game for Gilligan’s Island Tribute Night.

The team will have special “Gilligan” hats for the first 1500 fans.  You can also pay $49 for a meet and greet with Dawn Wells.

She joined CBS11 News in studio to talk about tonight’s event and her favorite memories from Gilligan’s Island.