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Video: On This Day: 12/7 - TV Barely Covers Launch of Apollo 17 Mission Video: On This Day: 12/7 - TV Barely Covers Launch of Apollo 17 Mission
by TV News Desk - December 07, 2012

On December 7, 1972, NASA launched the Apollo 17 space mission. It was clear from the start that TV coverage of the mission which included the crew of Commander Gene Cernan, Command Module Pilot Ron Evans and Lunar Module Pilot Jack Schmitt, would be at kept to a bare minimum.... (more...)
VIDEO: On This Day 12/6 - Happy Birthday to NORTHERN EXPOSURE's Janine Turner VIDEO: On This Day 12/6 - Happy Birthday to NORTHERN EXPOSURE's Janine Turner
by TV News Desk - December 06, 2012

On December 6, 1962, American actress Janine Turner was born. Turner is best known for her role as Maggie O'Connell in the 1990 - 1995 television series NORTHERN EXPOSURE. Below, check out a clip from Season 2 in which Maggie and Joel's (Rob Morrow) libidoes run amok while waiting for the ice to bre... (more...)
VIDEO: On This Day 12/5 - Walter Elias Disney Is Born VIDEO: On This Day 12/5 - Walter Elias Disney Is Born
by TV News Desk - December 05, 2012

On November 5, 1901, Walter Elias Disney was born to Flora and Elias Disney in Chicago, Illinois. Since that day, Disney has brought his magic to millions and millions of people all over the world. Below, watch the opening moments from a 1979 broadcast of 'The Wonderful World of Disney', a beloved S... (more...)
VIDEO: On This Day 12/4 - FALCON CREST Premieres on CBS VIDEO: On This Day 12/4 - FALCON CREST Premieres on CBS
by TV News Desk - December 04, 2012

On December 4, 1981 FALCON CREST premiered on the CBS network. The primetime soap opera aired for nine seasons until it left the air on May 17, 1990. A total of 227 episodes were produced. Below, check out the theme song and opening credits from the 1985 season!... (more...)
VIDEO: On This Day 12/3 - QUEER AS FOLK Debuts on Showtime VIDEO: On This Day 12/3 - QUEER AS FOLK Debuts on Showtime
by TV News Desk - December 03, 2012

On December 3, 2000 the series QUEER AS FOLK debuted on the Showtime cable network. Below, check out the introduction which aired during Seasons 4 and 5.... (more...)
VIDEO: On This Day 11/30 - JEOPARDY! Contestant Ken Jennings Ends Record-Winning Streak VIDEO: On This Day 11/30 - JEOPARDY! Contestant Ken Jennings Ends Record-Winning Streak
by TV News Desk - November 30, 2012

On November 30, 2004, JEOPARDY! contestant Ken Jennings lost his championship title after winning 74 straight games and more than $2.5 million, a record for U.S. game shows. Jennings' unexpected winning streak gave the show a huge rating's boost and made the software engineer from Salt Lake City, Ut... (more...)
VIDEO: On This Day 11/29 - KUKLA FRAN & OLLIE Debuts on NBC VIDEO: On This Day 11/29 - KUKLA FRAN & OLLIE Debuts on NBC
by TV News Desk - November 29, 2012

Children's classic Kukla, Fran & Ollie, the live ad-libbed puppet show that also became a magnet for adults, debuted on NBC on November 29, 1948. The show aired weeknights at 7 p.m. ET/PT through 1952, and found new life on ABC from 1954-57. Below, check out the opening sequence from the show in lat... (more...)
VIDEO: On This Day: 11/28 - Ahmad Rashad Proposes to Phylicia Ayers-Allen On Air VIDEO: On This Day: 11/28 - Ahmad Rashad Proposes to Phylicia Ayers-Allen On Air
by TV News Desk - November 28, 2012

On Thanksgiving Day, November 28, 1985, NBC sportscaster Ahmad Rashad popped the question to his girlfriend, COSBY SHOW star Phylicia Ayers-Allen, on national TV. The off-the-cuff proposal occured during the pregame portion of the 'NFL '85' broadcast of the New York Jets at Detroit Lions game.... (more...)
VIDEO: On This Day 11/27 - Tom Hanks Debuts in ABC's BOSOM BUDDIES VIDEO: On This Day 11/27 - Tom Hanks Debuts in ABC's BOSOM BUDDIES
by TV News Desk - November 27, 2012

On November 27, 1980 ABC debuted the comedy series BOSOM BUDDIES, starring Tom Hanks and Peter Scolari. Created by Robert L. Boyett, Thomas L. Miller and Chris Thompson the series ran from 1980 to 1982. Below, check out the show's opening which features Billy Joel's 1978 single, 'My Life.'... (more...)
VIDEO: On This Day 11/26 - MTV UNPLUGGED Debuts VIDEO: On This Day 11/26 - MTV UNPLUGGED Debuts
by TV News Desk - November 26, 2012

On November 26, 1989, the television series MTV UNPLUGGED, featuring raw, acoustical performances by a wide range of artists made its broadcast premiere. The premiere episode featured a lineup including the English pop group Squeeze.... (more...)




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