2015
Mar
1
 
 
On this day in 1949, the popular radio series Ripley's Believe It or Not — which was based on the syndicated newspaper column by Robert L. Ripley — made its TV debut on NBC...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2015
Feb
28
 
 
On this day in 1983, M*A*S*H's concluding episode, "Goodbye, Farewell and Amen," attracted 77 percent of all TV viewers...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2015
Feb
27
 
 
On this day in 1979, NBC introduced one of TV's lesser-known vampires, Michael Nouri's Count Dracula from The Curse of the Vampire...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2015
Feb
26
 
 
On this day in 2002, NBC introduced the Julia Louis-Dreyfus sitcom, Watching Ellie...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2015
Feb
25
 
 
The Sid Caesar showcase Your Show of Shows — which debuted on this day in 1950 — and the two other series in which he starred before and after that landmark show (Admiral Broadway Revue, Caesar's Hour), constitute one of the most innovative and important creative bursts in TV history...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2015
Feb
24
 
 
On this day in 1996, HBO debuted The Late Shift, a telefilm based on the book by New York Times TV critic Bill Carter that chronicled the contentious competition between David Letterman and Jay Leno for the retiring Johnny Carson's Tonight Show seat...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2015
Feb
23
 
 
On this day in 1983, 97 PBS stations across the country broadcast television's first live open-heart surgery...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2015
Feb
22
 
 
This day in 2004 marked the final episode of HBO's Sex and the City...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2015
Feb
21
 
 
On this day in 2003, HBO debuted the weekly, live political talker, Real Time with Bill Maher...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2015
Feb
20
 
 
On this day in 2009, Conan O'Brien signed off of the NBC late night show, Late Night with Conan O'Brien, for the last time...
 
 
 
  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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