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Video: On This Day: 12/7 - TV Barely Covers Launch of Apollo 17 Mission
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 E... (more...)

VIDEO: On This Day 12/6 - Happy Birthday to NORTHERN EXPOSURE's Janine Turner
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... (more...)

VIDEO: On This Day 12/5 - Walter Elias Disney Is Born
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. Be... (more...)

VIDEO: On This Day 12/4 - FALCON CREST Premieres on CBS
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, chec... (more...)

VIDEO: On This Day 12/3 - QUEER AS FOLK Debuts on Showtime
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
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 winni... (more...)

VIDEO: On This Day 11/29 - KUKLA FRAN & OLLIE Debuts on NBC
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... (more...)

VIDEO: On This Day: 11/28 - Ahmad Rashad Proposes to Phylicia Ayers-Allen On Air
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 dur... (more...)

VIDEO: On This Day 11/27 - Tom Hanks Debuts in ABC's BOSOM BUDDIES
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 198... (more...)

VIDEO: On This Day 11/26 - MTV UNPLUGGED Debuts
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 includi... (more...)

Spoiler Alert! THE VOICE Recap for Blind Audition Night Three 9/29; Full Results!Spoiler Alert! THE VOICE Recap for Blind Audition Night Three 9/29; Full Results! VIDEO: Rachel Bloom Inappropriately Announces Santino Fontana Joins Her Showtime Pilot
VIDEO: Rachel Bloom Inappropriately Announces Santino Fontana Joins Her Showtime Pilot
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