Are you sure your Sequence setting matches your footage?
Or, right-click a media file and select 'New Sequence From Clip".
How do I choose the right sequence settings?
Haha! Thank you very much! I simply followed your instructions by right-clicking and selecting the 'New Sequence From Clip' and it worked! Thank you!
The definitive tutorial list in message #3 courtesy John T Smith:
FAQ: How do I learn Premiere Pro?
Getting Started with Premiere Pro CS6
Adobe Premiere Pro Help and tutorials
Premiere Pro CS5-CS6 Reference
(.pdf 12 MB download)
On a side note, the 'preview' is the one on the left, called the Source Monitor in Premiere Pro. What you're talking about is the Program.
There is a difference.