2019
Oct
13
 
 
On this day in 1947, WBKB in Chicago introduced the children's show, Junior Jamboree. A little over a year later, the show moved to WNBQ (later WMAQ) and was renamed Kukla, Fran and Ollie...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Oct
12
 
 
On this day in 1950, husband-and-wife radio stars George Burns and Gracie Allen made their television series debut with The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Oct
11
 
 
On this day in 1962, ABC introduced the sitcom McHale's Navy, which starred Ernest Borgnine as the commanding officer of a WWII Navy PT boat...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Oct
10
 
 
On this day in 1971, the British drama series Upstairs, Downstairs debuted on Britian's ITV...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Oct
9
 
 
On this day in 1990, TBS debuted Part 1 of the celebrated Australian miniseries, Bangkok Hilton...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Oct
8
 
 
On this day in 1984, NBC aired the TV movie The Burning Bed...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Oct
7
 
 
On this day in 1960, CBS introduced the ambitious series, Route 66...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Oct
6
 
 
On this day in 1966, ABC plugged a hole in its primetime schedule with the daytime show, The Dating Game...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Oct
5
 
 
On this day in 1950, the popular radio quiz show You Bet Your Life made its television debut...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Oct
4
 
 
On this day in 1957, one of television's most iconic family sitcoms, Leave It to Beaver, made its debut...
 
 
 
  
 
 
 
 
 
 

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