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Amazon Prime, HBO Max and Quibi Announce New Programming; The Broadcast...

ON THIS DAY - Friday, March 13, 2020 MTV premiered “Top 20 Video Countdown” in 1984…Fox launched “Kelsey Grammer Presents The Sketch Show” in 2005. It ran for just...

AMC. HBO Max, HGTV, Netflix and Quibi Announce New Series

ON THIS DAY - Wednesday, March 11, 2020 Children's program "Small Fry Club" began its four season run on the Dumont Network in 1947...Curtis Jackson (Erik...

Chris Matthews Out at MSNBC; Remembering James Lipton

ON THIS DAY "Moonlighting" with Cybill Shepherd and Bruce Willis debuted on ABC in 1985. A combination of comedy, drama, mystery and romance, it is the R word in this descriptor...

Amazon, Disney+ and Quibi Announce New Programming Initiatives

ON THIS DAY - Friday, February 28, 2020 Inane NBC variety hour "The Chuck Barris Rah Rah Show" debuted on NBC in 1978. Patterned after "The Gong Show" and...

Bob Iger Steps Down as CEO of The Walt Disney Company;...

ON THIS DAY Vera Miles was featured in classic "The Mirror Image" episode of "The Twilight Zone" in 1960...Five recent high school graduates living in the Flatbush section of...

Nickelodeon Orders Comedy “Side Hustle” and Netflix Gives “Atypical” a Fourth...

ON THIS DAY Classic NBC comedy-variety series “Your Show of Shows,” starring Sid Caesar, Imogene Coca and Carl Reiner, debuted in 1950…The concept of long-running sitcom “Happy Days” was introduced in a segment of...

NBC and Netflix Announce New Series; “Monster Garage” to Return on...

ON THIS DAY -- Monday, February 22, 2020 NBC television movie "Harper Valley PTA," starring Barbara Eden, debuted in 1980. It was based on the 1978 theatrical...

NBC’s “The Blacklist” and Fox’s “So You Think You Can Dance”...

ON THIS DAY - Friday, February 21, 2020 Early daytime drama “A Woman to Remember” premiered on the DuMont network in 1947. It moved from 3 p.m. to...

Remembering “Good Times” Star Ja’net DuBois;” NBC Renews “Ellen’s Game of...

ON THIS DAY - Wednesday, February 19, 2020 The children's television series "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood," hosted by Fred Rogers, began in 1968 on National Educational Television (NET)...

Netflix Acquires Sophia Loren Film; Remembering Actresses Kellye Nakahara and Lynn...

ON THIS DAY "Roots: The Next Generations," which was set two years after "Roots" made television history, debuted on ABC in 1979. The story resumed in 1882, when...