FACTOID # 10: The total number of state executions in 2005 was 60: 19 in Texas and 41 elsewhere. The racial split was 19 Black and 41 White.
 
 Home   Encyclopedia   Statistics   States A-Z   Flags   Maps   FAQ   About 
   
 
WHAT'S NEW
 

SEARCH ALL

FACTS & STATISTICS    Advanced view

Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 

 

(* = Graphable)

 

 


Encyclopedia > 1972 in television

See also: 1971 in television, other events of 1972, 1973 in television and the list of 'years in television'. 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1972 calendar). ... This page indexes the individual year in television pages. ...


For the American network television schedule, please see 1972-73 American network television schedule. This was the television schedule on all three networks for the fall season beginning in September 1972. ...

Contents


Events

Look up February in Wiktionary, the free dictionary February is the second month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... John Winston Lennon (later John Winston Ono Lennon) (October 9, 1940 – December 8, 1980) was best known as a singer, songwriter, poet and guitarist for the British rock band The Beatles. ... Yoko Ono on the cover of her album Fly Yoko Ono Lennon (born February 18, 1933) is a Japanese musician and artist who has lived most of her life in the United States. ... The Mike Douglas Show was an American daytime televsion program starring singer Mike Douglas. ... February 19 is the 50th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Sammy Davis, Jr. ... All in the Family is a popular and acclaimed American situation comedy that was originally broadcast on the CBS television network from January 12, 1971 until April 8, 1979, when the final original episode aired. ... April 4 is the 94th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (95th in leap years). ... Emily Bishop (née Nugent) is a fictional character on Coronation Street. ... Ernest tells Emily to stop being a barmaid in a 1970 episode. ... Coronation Street is Britains longest-running television soap opera, and the UKs consistently highest-rated show. ... July 21 is the 202nd day (203rd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 163 days remaining. ... Victoria Wyndham, in character as Rachel Cory on Another World, from an episode first aired in 1988. ... The first TIME cover devoted to soap operas: Dated January 12, 1976, Bill Hayes and Susan Seaforth Hayes of Days of Our Lives are featured with the headline Soap Operas: Sex and suffering in the afternoon. A soap opera is an ongoing, episodic work of fiction, usually broadcast on television... Another World (AW) (sometimes called Another World: Bay City to distinguish it from its spinoffs in the 1970s and 1980s) was a Daytime Emmy-winning American soap opera which ran on the NBC television network (CTV in Canada) from May 4, 1964 to June 25, 1999. ... September 4 is the 247th day of the year (248th in leap years). ... The Edge of Night title card from 1956-67. ... Look up November in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Beatrice Arthur (born Bernice Frankel on May 13, 1923), is an Emmy Award-winning American actress and comedienne with a distinctive deep voice, acid wit, and height, standing almost 5 ft 10 in (1. ... A sitcom or situation comedy is a genre of comedy performance originally devised for radio but today typically found on television. ... For other uses, see Maude (disambiguation) Maude is a half-hour American television sitcom that was originally broadcast on the CBS network from September 12, 1972 until April 29, 1978. ... For other uses, see CBS (disambiguation). ... November 8 is the 312th day of the year (313th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 53 days remaining. ... HBO logo HBO (Home Box Office) is a premium cable television network. ...

Debuts

January 14 is the 14th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Sanford and Son is a television sitcom, the American remake of the British sitcom Steptoe and Son. ... NBC, formerly called the National Broadcasting Company, is an American television broadcasting company based in New York Citys Rockefeller Center. ... For the album by Ash, see 1977 (album). ... January 15 is the 15th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Emergency! season one DVD. Emergency! is an American television series which ran from January 1972 to 1977. ... April 4 is the 94th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (95th in leap years). ... Newsround (called John Cravens Newsround before the departure of John Craven) is a BBC childrens news programme, which has run continuously since 4 April 1972. ... Viewing Figure History BBC One (or BBC1 as it was formerly styled) is the oldest television station in the world. ... September 4 is the 247th day of the year (248th in leap years). ... The Price Is Right is a popular game show based on contestants guessing the retail prices of featured prizes and other promotional products. ... The Jokers Wild was a popular American game show of the 1970s and 1980s, billed as the game where knowledge is king and lady luck is queen. // Broadcast History The Jokers Wild debuted on CBS September 4, 1972, incidentally on the same Labor Day as the modern incarnation... Gambit was a game show produced by Heatter-Quigley Productions, and aired on CBS from September 1972 to December 1976, along with a slightly retooled version, Las Vegas Gambit, airing on NBC from September 1980 to October 1981, originating from the Tropicana Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. ... For other uses, see CBS (disambiguation). ... September 8 is the 251st day of the year (252nd in leap years). ... Are You Being Served? was a British sitcom broadcast from 1972 to 1985. ... This article is about the year. ... September 11 is the 254th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (255th in leap years). ... Mastermind is one of the most highly regarded British quiz shows, well-known for its challenging questions, intimidating setting, and air of seriousness. ... September 12 is the 255th day of the year (256th in leap years). ... For other uses, see Maude (disambiguation) Maude is a half-hour American television sitcom that was originally broadcast on the CBS network from September 12, 1972 until April 29, 1978. ... All in the Family is a popular and acclaimed American situation comedy that was originally broadcast on the CBS television network from January 12, 1971 until April 8, 1979, when the final original episode aired. ... 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1978 calendar). ... September 17 is the 260th day of the year (261st in leap years). ... Inspired by the 1970 20th Century-Fox film of the same name, M*A*S*H (Mobile Army Surgical Hospital) was an American television series about a team of medical professionals and support staff stationed at the 4077th MASH in Korea during the Korean War. ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Look up September in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids was an animated television series conceived of, produced, and hosted (in live action bookends) by comedian Bill Cosby, who also lent his voice to a number of characters, including the titular one. ... 1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the Josie and the Pussycats Saturday morning cartoon. ... Look up December in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Runaround was a UK childrens television game show, produced by Southern Television for ITV between 1975 and 1981. ... 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1973 calendar). ... October 16 is the 289th day of the year (290th in Leap years). ... The opening title the show used 1998-2005. ... Current ITV logo. ... October 19 is the 292nd day of the year (293rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Colditz is a British television series, made as a co-production between the BBC and Universal and screened between 1972 and 1974. ... The Beachcombers was a popular Canadian television program broadcast on CBC. The series ran from 1972 to 1989 and is the longest-running dramatic series ever made for Canadian television. ... Bridget Loves Bernie was an American television comedy program. ... Kung Fu is a television series that ran for three years beginning in 1972, about the adventures of a Shaolin monk in the Wild West armed only with his skill in martial arts. ... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1975 calendar). ... This is the Law was a Canadian game show, which aired on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation from 1972 to 1976. ... The Bob Newhart Shows Complete Second Season DVD. Pictured (clockwise, bottom left): Newhart, Daily, Wallace, Bonerz, Pleshette The Bob Newhart Show is the name of two different television series. ... Was also a rock band from the Isle Of Wight, see The Waltons (IOW) The Waltons was an American television series about a family living at Waltons Mountain in the Blue Ridge Mountains in the state of Virginia. ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Canada AM is a Canadian breakfast television news show, which has aired on the CTV Television Network since 1972. ...

Television shows

1940s

Meet the Press (MTP) is a weekly television news show produced by NBC. It started as a radio show in 1945, as American Mercury Presents: Meet the Press, and was later adapted for television. ... 1947 (MCMXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1947 calendar). ... Candid Camera is a long-running television series, created and produced by Allen Funt, which initially appeared on radio as Candid Microphone in the 1940s, then screened in the United States in the 1950s, with local versions produced around the world. ... 1948 (MCMXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1948 calendar). ... Bozo the Clown is the name of a clown whose widespread franchising in early television made him the best-known clown character in the United States. ... 1949 (MCMXLIX) is a common year starting on Saturday. ... Come Dancing BBC TV ballroom dancing competition show that ran on and off from 1949 to 1995, becoming one of televisions longest-running shows. ... 1949 (MCMXLIX) is a common year starting on Saturday. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

1950s

Action Comics #127 (December 1948), featuring Superman appearing on the show with Ralph Edwards Truth or Consequences was an American quiz show, originally hosted on radio by Ralph Edwards from 1940 to 1957, and later on television by Edwards himself from 1950 to 1951, Jack Bailey from 1954 to 1955... 1950 (MCML) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Love of Life was an American soap opera which aired on CBS from September 24, 1951 to February 1, 1980. ... 1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday; see its calendar. ... 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... Search for Tomorrow was a soap opera which started airing on September 3, 1951. ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Hallmark Hall of Fame is the most-honored program in the history of American television. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... 1952 (MCMLII) was a Leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... TODAY (commonly referred to as The Today Show) is a morning news and talk show airing on the NBC television network in the United States. ... Panorama is a long-running current affairs documentary series on BBC television, launched in 1953 and focusing on investigative journalism. ... 1953 (MCMLIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link is to a full 1953 calendar). ... The Good Old Days was a popular BBC television light entertainment television programme which ran from 1953 to 1983. ... Face The Nation logo Face the Nation is an American Sunday-morning interview show which premiered on CBS on November 7, 1954. ... 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Secret Storm title card from 1960. ... 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (the link is to a full 1974 calendar). ... The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson was the full name of NBCs The Tonight Show during the years that Johnny Carson hosted from 1962 to 1992. ... See also: 1961 in television, other events of 1962, 1963 in television and the list of years in television. For the American network television schedule, please see 1962-63 American network television schedule. ... This is a list of television-related events in 1992. ... Captain Kangaroo was a childrens program which aired weekday mornings on the United States television network CBS from 1955 until 1984, then moved to PBS to air syndicated reruns of past episodes in 1992. ... 1955 (MCMLV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Dixon of Dock Green was a popular BBC television series, which ran from 1955 to 1976, and later a radio series. ... 1976 (MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1976 calendar). ... Gunsmoke was a long-running old-time radio and television Western drama program set in Dodge City, Kansas during the settlement of the American West. ... The Lawrence Welk Show was a musical variety show hosted by former big band leader Lawrence Welk. ... 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This Is Your Life was a television show hosted by Ralph Edwards, first broadcast in the United States from 1952 to 1961 on NBC. It originated as a radio show airing from 1948 to 1952. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Opportunity Knocks was a UK television talent show originally hosted by Hughie Greene. ... What The Papers Say, is one of the longest running programmes on British television. ... The Sky at Night is a long running television programme on astronomy produced by the BBC. It is the longest running television programme with the same presenter anywhere. ... 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Blue Peter is a popular, long-running BBC television programme for children. ... 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The British television sport programme Grandstand is one of the BBCs longest running sports shows, alongside BBC Sports Personality of the Year. ... The Bonanza logo was superimposed upon a map of a wild west frontier area. ... 1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

1960s

1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1960 calendar). ... Four Corners is Australias longest-running and most respected investigative journalism/current affairs television program. ... 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... Its Academic is a high school version of quizbowl, in Washington, DC (WRC-TV), Charlottesville, Virginia (WVIR), and Baltimore, Maryland (WJZ). ... For the American late-night talk show, see The Late Late Show (CBS). ... Z-Cars (sometimes written as Z Cars, and always pronounced zed, never zee) was a British television drama series centred around the work of regular beat police officers in the fictional town of Newtown, near Liverpool, in the north-west of England. ... 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar). ... Doctor Who is a long-running British science fiction television programme produced by the BBC about a mysterious time-travelling adventurer known only as The Doctor, who explores time and space with his companions, fighting evil. ... 1963 (MCMLXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (the link is to a full 1963 calendar). ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... General Hospital is the longest-running daytime soap opera on the American ABC television network, and is also the longest-running soap opera produced in Hollywood (having been taped at the Prospect Avenue ABC Television Center West since its inception). ... The title card used from 1980 to 1982. ... For the Nintendo 64 emulator, see 1964 (Emulator). ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... Crossroads was a British television soap opera set in a motel near Birmingham, England. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... Jeopardy! is a popular international television game show, originally devised by Merv Griffin, who also created Wheel of Fortune. ... Top of the Pops is a long-running British music chart television programme shown each week on BBC Two and now licensed for local versions around the world. ... Days of our Lives is a long-running American soap opera. ... 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1965 calendar). ... The Dean Martin Show was a TV variety-comedy series that ran from 1965 to 1974, for 245 episodes. ... Tom & Jerry title card from the 1940s Tom and Jerry were an animated cat (Tom) and mouse (Jerry) team who formed the basis of a massively successful series of theatrical short cartoons created, written, and directed by animators William Hanna and Joseph Barbera (later of Hanna-Barbera fame), and produced... World of Sport was a British television sport anthology programme launched on ITV on January 2, 1965 in response to Grandstand. ... Play School is an educational television programme for pre-school aged children. ... 1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1966 calendar). ... The Money Programme is a finance and business affairs television programme on BBC2. ... The Newlywed Game was an American television game show where newly-married couples answered questions to find out how well the husband and wife knew each other. ... Ironside was the name of a television series which ran on NBC from 1967 to 1975. ... 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (the link is to a full 1967 calendar). ... Love is a Many Splendored Thing was a soap opera which aired on CBS from September 18, 1967 to March 23, 1973. ... Mannix is the name of a television detective series that ran from 1967 to 1975 on CBS. Developed by executive producer Bruce Geller, the title character played by Mike Connors is an American private investigator of Armenian heritage. ... The Carol Burnett Show was a sketch comedy television show starring Carol Burnett, Tim Conway, Harvey Korman, Vicki Lawrence, and Lyle Waggoner. ... The ticking TAG Heuer stopwatch from 60 Minutes. ... 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1968 calendar). ... Dad’s Army was a British sitcom about the Home Guard in World War II, written by Jimmy Perry and David Croft and broadcast on BBC television between 1968 and 1977. ... (help·info) Hawaii Five-O ran for twelve seasons on CBS television network. ... TV Guide cover, promoting Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burtons famous appearance on a 1970 episode of Heres Lucy Heres Lucy was Lucille Balls third network television sitcom. ... Rowan & Martins Laugh-In was a United States comedy television show broadcast from January 22, 1968 through 1973 over the NBC Network. ... One Life to Live is a soap opera which has been broadcast on the American ABC television network since July 15, 1968. ... The Doris Day Show is an 128-episode American television sitcom that was originally broadcast on the CBS network from September 1968 until September 1973. ... The Mod Squad was a television police drama from executive producer Danny Thomas in the United States that ran from 1968-1973. ... Hee Haw was a long-running television variety show hosted by Buck Owens and Roy Clark and featuring country music and humor with rural Kornfield Kounty as a backdrop. ... 1969 (MCMLXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1969 calendar). ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... Love, American Style is an hour-long television anthology which originally aired between September 1969 and January 1974. ... Marcus Welby, M.D. was a popular medical drama that aired on ABC from late September 1969 to May 1976. ... Monty Pythons Flying Circus (aka Flying Circus or MPFC, known during the fourth season as Monty Python) was the popular BBC sketch comedy show from Monty Python. ... Room 222 was an ABC situation comedy/drama TV series that aired from September 17, 1969 to January 11, 1974. ... Sesame Street is an educational television program designed for preschoolers, and is recognized as a pioneer of the contemporary standard which combines education and entertainment in childrens television shows. ... Born Alfred Hawthorn Hill (January 21, 1924/1925 - April 20, 1992), Benny Hill was a prolific comic British actor. ... The Brady Bunch was a U.S. television situation comedy, based around a large blended family. ... The first incarnation of the Walt Disney anthology series, commonly called The Wonderful World of Disney, premiered on ABC on October 27, 1954 under the name Disneyland. ... This page refers to the year 1979. ... Where the Heart Is was a soap opera which aired on CBS from September 8, 1969 to March 23, 1973. ...

1970s

All My Children is a US soap opera which has been broadcast Monday through Friday on the ABC TV network since January 5, 1970. ... 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1970 calendar). ... The Mary Tyler Moore Show was an American television sitcom that aired on CBS from September 19, 1970 to March 19, 1977. ... McCloud was an American television police drama that aired on NBC from 1970 to 1977. ... Commemorative Monday Night Football U.S. postage stamp Monday Night Football (MNF) is a live television broadcast of one of the premier National Football League games of the week. ... The Play for Today logo, seen here in the opening title sequence from 1976. ... Flip Wilson in character as Geraldine Jones, on a recently released best of DVD set. ... The Odd Couple was a 1965 play by Neil Simon. ... The opening titles, featuring animated partridge hatchlings, was created by artist Sandy Dvore. ... DVD cover of Columbo - The Complete First Season Columbo was an American crime fiction TV series created by Richard Levinson and William Link. ... Masterpiece Theatre is a long-running television series produced by WGBH that premiered on PBS on January 10, 1971. ... McMillan and Wife was an American crime drama television series that aired on NBC from 1971 to 1978. ... Soul Train is a long-running American music-related syndicated television program. ... The New Dick Van Dyke Show brought Van Dyke back into TV in 1971, but despite running for three years is no longer seen, in contrast with Mary Tyler Moore, which became as successful as the original Dick Van Dyke Show. ... The Old Grey Whistle Test was an influential BBC television music show that ran from September 1971 until 1987. ... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Sonny & Cher Comedy Hour was a variety show which ran on CBS from August 1971 until May 1974. ...

Ending this year

My Three Sons was a television series sitcom that ran from September 29, 1960 to August 24, 1972. ... Bewitched was an American situation comedy starring actress Elizabeth Montgomery, broadcast on ABC from 1964 to 1972. ... Bright Promise was a soap opera which ran on the NBC television network from September 29, 1969 to March 31, 1972. ... The Clangers is a British stop motion animated childrens television series made by Smallfilms, the company set up by Oliver Postgate (writer and narrator) and Peter Firmin (modelmaker, animator and illustrator). ... October 10 is the 283rd day of the year (284th in Leap years). ... Doomwatch was a British science fiction television programme produced by the BBC, which ran on the BBC1 channel for thirty-seven fifty-minute episodes, plus one unshown, and one part made, in three seasons transmitted on Mondays from 9 February 1970 to 14 August 1972. ...

Births

January 1 is the first day of the calendar year in both the Julian and Gregorian calendars. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ...

Deaths


  Results from FactBites:
 
1972 in television - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (426 words)
See also: 1971 in television, other events of 1972, 1973 in television and the list of 'years in television'.
Beginning in fall 1972, all three US television networks discontinued "in color" notices at the beginning of each broadcast, as they all felt that their programming was not only 100% in color, but that all televisions viewing the programming would be able to see the color and know the difference.
November - Beatrice Arthur's character, Maude Findlay, on the television sitcom Maude, decides to go through with an abortion, in a move that shocked CBS executives and Maude advertisers.
1971 in television - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (459 words)
See also: 1970 in television, other events of 1971, 1972 in television and the list of 'years in television'.
August 7 - Melanie Sykes, British television presenter.
September 9 - Natasha Kaplinsky, British television presenter.
  More results at FactBites »

 
 

COMMENTARY     


Share your thoughts, questions and commentary here
Your name
Your comments

Want to know more?
Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 


Press Releases |  Feeds | Contact
The Wikipedia article included on this page is licensed under the GFDL.
Images may be subject to relevant owners' copyright.
All other elements are (c) copyright NationMaster.com 2003-5. All Rights Reserved.
Usage implies agreement with terms, 1022, m