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February 8 is the 39th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Minipops was a television series broadcast in 1983 on Channel 4 in the United Kingdom. ... Channel 4 is a public-service television broadcaster in the United Kingdom (see British television). ... February 23 is the 54th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Deirdre, after the infamous 1983 incident in which her husband, Ken, lost all control and started to strangle her. ... Anne Kirkbride, in a still from an interview in 2000. ... Johnny Briggs (born 5 September, 1935) is a British actor. ... Kenneth Barlow (born 9 October 1939) is a character in the long-running British soap opera Coronation Street. ... William Roache, as Ken Barlow on Coronation Street, in a still from the first episode. ... Coronation Street is Britains longest-running television soap opera and its consistently highest-rating programme. ... February 28 is the 59th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... M*A*S*H is an American medical drama/black comedy produced by 20th Century Fox for CBS. M*A*S*H was created by Larry Gelbart, inspired by the 1961 novel Catch 22, the 1968 Richard Hooker novel MASH, and the 1970 film of the same name. ... March 6 is the 65th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (66th in Leap years). ... Country Music Television, or CMT as it usually called, is an American country music oriented cable television channel. ... March 7 is the 66th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (67th in leap years). ... Spike TV logo Spike TV is a cable television network. ... Spike TV (sometimes only Spike) is an American cable network designed to cater to a young male demographic and is also shown in Canada. ... April 18 is the 108th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (109th in leap years). ... For the Disney Channel in other countries, see Disney Channel around the world. ... April 19 is the 109th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (110th in leap years). ... Edward Gough Whitlam AC QC (born 11 July 1916), always known as Gough Whitlam (, pronounced like Goff), Australian politician and 21st Prime Minister of Australia, was the only Australian Prime Minister to be dismissed by the Governor-General. ... April 30 is the 120th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (121st in leap years), with 245 days remaining. ... Four Corners is Australias longest-running and most respected investigative journalism/current affairs television program. ... Neville Kenneth Wran AC QC (born October 11, 1926) was the Premier of New South Wales from 1976 until 1986. ... May 6 is the 126th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (127th in leap years). ... The Southfork Ranch, home of the Ewing family The original cast of Dallas. ... May 11 is the 131st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (132nd in leap years). ... Peter Adamson (16 February 1930 - 17 January 2002) was a British actor born in Liverpool. ... Len Fairclough, (played by Peter Adamson) was, for 23 years, the hard man of Coronation Street. ... August 4 is the 216th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (217th in leap years), with 149 days remaining. ... Search for Tomorrow was a soap opera which started airing on Monday, September 3, 1951 on CBS. The show was moved from CBS, its original broadcaster, on Friday, March 26, 1982, with NBC picking it up on the following Monday, March 29, 1982. ... 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1968 calendar). ... August 16 is the 228th day of the year (229th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... ITV (Independent Television) is the name given to the original network of British commercial television broadcasters, set up under the Independent Television Authority (ITA) to provide competition to the BBC. In England, Wales and southern Scotland, the channel has been rebranded to ITV1 by ITV plc, the owners of the... The Bill is a long-running British television police procedural shown on ITV1, at 8PM on Wednesdays and Thursdays. ... September 5 is the 248th day of the year (249th in leap years). ... News is new information or current events. ... Tom Brokaw Thomas John Brokaw (born February 6, 1940) is a popular USA television journalist, presently working on regularly scheduled news documentaries for the NBC television network, and is the former NBC News anchorman and managing editor of the program NBC Nightly News with Tom Brokaw. ... NBC Nightly News is the flagship evening news program for NBC News and broadcasts from Studio 3C at the GE Building, Rockefeller Center in New York City. ... September 6 is the 249th day of the year (250th in leap years). ... ITV (Independent Television) is the name given to the original network of British commercial television broadcasters, set up under the Independent Television Authority (ITA) to provide competition to the BBC. In England, Wales and southern Scotland, the channel has been rebranded to ITV1 by ITV plc, the owners of the... Taggart is a long-running Scottish detective television programme, created by Glenn Chandler, who has written many of the episodes, and made by stv (later SMG plc) for the ITV network. ... September 29 is the 272nd day of the year (273rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Return to Eden was a Australian miniseries starring Rebecca Gilling, James Reyne (who was also a singer with pop band Australian Crawl), Wendy Hughes and James Smillie. ... Network Ten is one of Australias three commercial television networks. ... October 3 is the 276th day of the year (277th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... NBC, (Formerly an acronym for the National Broadcasting Company until 2004), is an American television and radio network based in New York Citys Rockefeller Center. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... October 12 is the 285th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (286th in leap years). ... Doris Speed, OBE (February 3, 1899 - November 16, 1994) was a British actress, most known for her role as snooty Rovers Return manageress Annie Walker on Coronation Street, a role she played from 1960 to 1983. ... Annie Walker with Betty Turpin. ... November 20 is the 324th day of the year (325th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... The Day After is an American TV-movie aired on November 20, 1983 on the ABC network. ... Nuclear War is a card game designed by Douglas Malewicki, and originally published in 1966. ... Doctor Who is a long-running British science fiction television programme produced by the BBC about a mysterious time-travelling adventurer known as The Doctor, who explores time and space with his companions, fighting evil. ... November 24 is the 328th day (329th on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Sesame Street is an American educational childrens television series for preschoolers and is a pioneer of the contemporary educational television standard, combining both education and entertainment. ... Big Bird finds Ernie in a game of Journey to Ernie. ... Mr. ... David Canary, in a still from All My Children. ... All My Children is an American soap opera that has been broadcast Monday through Friday on the ABC TV network since January 5, 1970. ... Pamela K. Long is an American actress and writer, most known for her stints writing the soap opera Guiding Light, from 1983 to 1986 and from 1987 to 1990. ... Guiding Light (known as The Guiding Light prior to 1975) is an American television program credited by the Guinness Book of World Records as being the longest-running soap opera in production and the longest running drama in television history. ... Frank Reynolds (November 29, 1923 – July 20, 1983), was a TV journalist for ABC. He is best remembered as anchor of the ABC Evening News (now World News) from 1968-1970 and 1978-1983. ... The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) operates television and radio networks in the United States and is also shown on basic cable in Canada. ... ABC World News Tonight (often abbreviated as WNT) is the ABC television networks flagship evening news program. ... Peter Charles Archibald Ewart Jennings, CM (July 29, 1938 – August 7, 2005) was a Canadian journalist and news anchor. ... NBC, (Formerly an acronym for the National Broadcasting Company until 2004), is an American television and radio network based in New York Citys Rockefeller Center. ... Simon McCorkindale as Jonathon, the Manimal, and co-star, Melody Anderson, as Brooke Mackenzie. ... Jennifer Slept Here was an American fantasy/situation comedy series that ran for one season on NBC during the 1983-1984 television season. ... We Got it Made was a short-lived American television series that lived two lives – once on NBC (that aired during the 1983-1984 season) and again in syndication (1987-1988). ... Mr. ... Bay City Blues was a TV series centered around minor league baseball sports team that first aired on NBC in 1983 and ran on primetime into 1984. ... The Yellow Rose was an American television series that was broadcast on the NBC network during the 1983-1984 season. ... 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January 3 is the 3rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... This contestant is about to play Plinko, and can win up to $50,000. ... TPiRs 35th season logo. ... Sale of the Century is an international television game show format that has screened in several countries in various incarnations since 1969, but is most reknown in Australia, where it aired for 21 years and has returned under a new title, Temptation, in mid-2005. ... 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A hitman (alternately, hit man) is a hired assassin, often by organized crime. ... Peter David Tomarken (December 7, 1942 – March 13, 2006) was an American television personality known primarily as a game show host. ... CBS (an abbreviation for Columbia Broadcasting System, its former legal name) is one of the largest television networks, and formerly one of the largest radio networks, in the United States. ... Press Your Luck was a popular American television game show during the 1980s where contestants collected spins by answering trivia questions, and then used the spins on an 18-space gameboard full of cash and prizes. ... January 4 is the 4th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... The current CiTV logo CiTV (short for Childrens ITV) is ITVs brand for childrens television output on its primary television channel known as ITV1. ... January 10 is the 10th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... The core cast. ... For the company founded by Henson, see The Jim Henson Company. ... HBO (Home Box Office) is a premium cable television network with headquarters in New York City. ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... January 22 is the 22nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Mamas Family was an American television sitcom which ran from 1983 to 1985 on NBC and from 1986 to 1990 in first-run syndication. ... The original cast in 1967. ... 1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year. ... January 23 is the 23rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... The A-Team is an American action adventure television series about a fictional group of ex-United States Army Special Forces who are on the run from the military while working as soldiers of fortune. ... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... January 17 is the 17th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Breakfast Time was British televisions first national breakfast show, beating ITVs Good Morning Britain to the air by two weeks. ... February 1 is the 32nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... TV-am was a breakfast television station that broadcast in the United Kingdom from 1983 to 1992. ... Good Morning Britain was TV-ams flagship breakfast television show, which broadcast from 7am until 9am five days per week between 1983 and 1992. ... February 5 is the 36th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... For the British Army regiment nicknamed The Dukes, see the Duke of Wellingtons Regiment. ... An animated series or cartoon series is a television series produced by means of animation. ... The Dukes of Hazzard is an American television series that originally aired on the CBS television network from 1979 to 1985. ... CBS (an abbreviation for Columbia Broadcasting System, its former legal name) is one of the largest television networks, and formerly one of the largest radio networks, in the United States. ... June 15 is the 166th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (167th in leap years), with 199 days remaining. ... now. ... BBC One (or BBC1 as it was formerly styled) is the primary channel of the British Broadcasting Corporation. ... June 27 is the 178th day of the year (179th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 187 days remaining. ... The Loving logo used in 1991 and early 1992. ... The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) operates television and radio networks in the United States and is also shown on basic cable in Canada. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... July 29 is the 210th day (211th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 155 days remaining. ... Friday Night Videos was a music video show broadcast on the American NBC television network from July 29, 1983 to May 24, 2002, and was considered network television’s answer to MTV. In the beginning, MTV was still a phenomenon that very few people actually could see in their homes... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... September 16 is the 259th day of the year (260th in leap years). ... The cast of Webster Webster was a sitcom which premiered on ABC on September 16, 1983, and ran on that network until September 11, 1987, but continued in first-run syndication until 1989. ... 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... September 18 is the 261st day of the year (262nd in leap years). ... Hardcastle and McCormick is a 1980s action/drama series from Stephen J. Cannell productions, shown on ABC from 1983-1986, starring Brian Keith as Judge Milton C. Hardcastle and Daniel Hugh Kelly as ex-con and race car driver Mark Skid McCormick. ... September 19 is the 262nd day of the year (263rd in leap years). ... Press Your Luck was a popular American television game show during the 1980s where contestants collected spins by answering trivia questions, and then used the spins on an 18-space gameboard full of cash and prizes. ... Wheel of Fortune is an American television game show originally devised by Merv Griffin which runs in local editions around the world. ... Love Connection was an American game show television series which debuted on September 12, 1983. ... Wheel of Fortune is an American television game show originally devised by Merv Griffin which runs in local editions around the world. ... Scrabble was an American television game show that was based on the Scrabble board game. ... Charles Herbert Chuck Woolery (born on March 16, 1941) is a popular game show host, best known for hosting the dating game show Love Connection, from its debut in 1983 to its ending in 1994. ... September 21 is the 264th day of the year (265th in leap years). ... The television drama Hotel aired on ABC from 1983 to 1988. ... September 26 is the 269th day of the year (270th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 96 days remaining. ... AfterMASH was a situation comedy that ran for two seasons (1983-1985) on CBS. A spin-off of the long-running hit series M*A*S*H, AfterMASH took place immediately following the end of the Korean War and chronicled the adventures of three characters from the original series: Colonel... The Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) is Australias national public broadcaster. ... October 3 is the 276th day of the year (277th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Scarecrow and Mrs. ... October 31 is the 304th day of the year (305th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 61 days remaining. ... The Match Game-Hollywood Squares Hour was an American television game show that combined two long-running formats of the 1970s — Match Game and Hollywood Squares — into an hour-long format. ... Sha Na Na Sha Na Na was a rock and roll/comedy group from New York City, who performed covers of doo wop hits from the 1950s, simultaneously reviving and sending up the music, as well as 1950s New York street culture, in their performances. ... 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). ... Tuckers Luck is a British television series made by the BBC between 1983 and 1985. ... Grange Hill is a British childrens television drama series which is shown on BBC1. ... 1985 (MCMLXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Miniseries

The Thorn Birds is a 1977 best-selling novel by Colleen McCullough, an Australian author. ... The Winds of War is Herman Wouks second book about World War II, the first being The Caine Mutiny (1951). ... V was a 1983 U.S. science fiction television miniseries written and directed by Kenneth Johnson and first shown on NBC. It starred Jane Badler, Marc Singer, Faye Grant, Michael Ironside, Michael Durrell, Jenny Sullivan, Richard Herd, Peter Nelson, David Packer, Blair Tefkin, Diane Civita and Robert Englund. ...

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, originating from WRC-AM in Washington. ... 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). ... 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) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1949 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). ... Search for Tomorrow was a soap opera which started airing on Monday, September 3, 1951 on CBS. The show was moved from CBS, its original broadcaster, on Friday, March 26, 1982, with NBC picking it up on the following Monday, March 29, 1982. ... 1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday; see its 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). ... Guiding Light (known as The Guiding Light prior to 1975) is an American television program credited by the Guinness Book of World Records as being the longest-running soap opera in production and the longest running drama in television history. ... Today, commonly referred to as The Today Show to avoid ambiguity, is an American morning news and talk show airing weekday mornings on the NBC television network. ... 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). ... 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 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 (Bob Keeshan) Captain Kangaroo was a childrens program which aired weekday mornings on the United States television network CBS from 1955 until 1984, then moved to the American Program Service (now American Public Television, Boston) to air syndicated reruns of past episodes in 1992. ... 1955 (MCMLV) was a common year starting on Saturday 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. ... As the World Turns (ATWT) is the second longest-running American television soap opera, airing each weekday on CBS. It debuted on Monday, April 2, 1956 at 1:30 in the afternoon. ... 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Edge of Night title card from 1956-67. ... 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. ... For the Canadian 1980s New Wave band of the same name, see Blue Peter (band). ... 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. ...

1960s

Coronation Street is Britains longest-running television soap opera and its consistently highest-rating programme. ... 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1960 calendar). ... Four Corners may refer to one of the following: Four Corners, a region of the United States the Four Corners Monument at that location Four Corners, a point in Canada Four Corners, an Australian news program Four Corners, a movie by James Benning four corners offense, a style of basketball... 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1961 calendar). ... Its Academic is a high school version of Quizbowl, in Washington, DC (WRC-TV), Charlottesville, Virginia (WVIR), and Baltimore, Maryland (WJZ). ... The Late Late Show is Irelands longest running chat show (and the oldest in the world) and the flagship television programme of Radio Telefís Éireann (RTÉ). The show, hosted by Pat Kenny, is broadcast live for two hours in front of a studio audience at 9. ... 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 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). ... 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. ... 1964 (MCMLXIV) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1964 calendar). ... 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. ... Top of the Pops was a long-running British music chart television programme and indeed the longest-running music show in the world shown each week on BBC and now licensed for national 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). ... 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). ... This MONEY PROGRAMME is a scam trying to encourage young scots to pay as little as 300 pounds a fortnight and, they say it is for your pention but it is not. ... The ticking TAG Heuer stopwatch from 60 Minutes. ... One Life to Live is an American soap opera which has been broadcast on the ABC television network since July 15, 1968. ... Hee Haw was a long-running U.S. 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). ... Sesame Street is an American educational childrens television series for preschoolers and is a pioneer of the contemporary educational television standard, combining both education and entertainment. ... Born Alfred Hawthorn Hill (January 21, 1924/1925 - April 20, 1992), Benny Hill was a prolific comic British actor. ...

1970s

All My Children is an American soap opera that 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). ... Monday Night Football (MNF) is a live television broadcast of the National Football League. ... The Play for Today logo, seen here in the opening title sequence from 1976. ... Masterpiece Theatre is a long-running television series produced by WGBH which premiered on PBS on January 10, 1971. ... 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1971 calendar). ... The Old Grey Whistle Test was an influential BBC television music show that ran from September 1971 until 1987. ... Soul Train is a long-running American music-related syndicated television program. ... Are You Being Served? was a long-running British sitcom broadcast from 1972 to 1985. ... 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... Emmerdale (known as Emmerdale Farm until 1989) is a British television soap opera set in the fictional West Yorkshire village of the same name (known as Beckindale until 1994). ... Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids was an animated television series created, 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. ... Newsround (originally called John Cravens Newsround, before the departure of Craven) is a BBC childrens news programme, which has run continuously since 4 April 1972, and was the worlds first television news magazine aimed specifically at children. ... TPiRs 35th season logo. ... Last of the Summer Wine, written by Roy Clarke, is a British sitcom, which has run longer than any other comedy series in the world, now in its twenty-seventh series. ... 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday. ... The Match Game was a long-running American television game show, most often hosted by Gene Rayburn. ... 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... Schoolhouse Rock! is a series of educational short films featuring songs about schoolhouse topics, including grammar, science, economics, history, and politics. ... The Young and the Restless (commonly abbreviated to Y&R) is an American soap opera that takes place in Genoa City, Wisconsin (named after a vacation spot that series creators William J. Bell and Lee Phillip Bell visited annually). ... Countdown was a long-running popular weekly Australian music television show broadcast by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation from late 1974 until July 19 1987. ... 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... A derrick is a lifting device composed of one mast or pole which is hinged freely at the bottom. ... Happy Days was a popular American television sitcom that originally aired between 1974 and 1984 on the ABC television network. ... Wish You Were Here. ... Arena is a British television documentary series, which has run in occasional seasons on the BBC TWO network since 1978. ... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday. ... Good Morning America or GMA is the weekday morning news talk show of the American Broadcasting Company television network (ABC). ... Jimll Fix It was a long running British television show broadcast by the BBC. The show debuted on 31 May 1975, and ran until June 1994. ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by United Nations. ... One Day at a Time was a long-running American situation comedy which aired on CBS from December 16, 1975 to May 28, 1984. ... Ryans Hope (RH) was a soap opera which aired for fourteen years on ABC, from July 7, 1975 to January 13, 1989. ... Saturday Night Live (SNL) is a weekly late night 90-minute American comedy-variety show based in New York City which has been broadcast by NBC nearly every Saturday night since its debut on October 11, 1975. ... The correct title of this article is the fifth estate. ... For the South Park episode of the same name, see The Jeffersons (South Park). ... Wheel of Fortune is an American television game show originally devised by Merv Griffin which runs in local editions around the world. ... In the television industry (as in radio), syndication is the sale of the right to broadcast programs to multiple stations, without going through a broadcast network. ... Alice title card Principal character Alice Hyatt, played by Linda Lavin. ... 1976 (MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Second City (Volume 1) DVD Second City Television, or SCTV, was a Canadian television sketch comedy show offshoot from the Toronto troupe of The Second City. ... The PTL (standing for Praise The Lord and People That Love) was a conservative religious group and TV network. ... Fantasy Island refers to two separate but related American fantasy television series, both originally airing on the ABC television network. ... For the album by Ash, see 1977 (album). ... The Love Boat was a TV series set on a cruise ship, which aired on the ABC Television Network from 1977 until 1986. ... Threes Company is an American sitcom that ran from 1977 to 1984 on ABC. // Basic description The show was a remake of the British sitcom Man About the House and revolved around two women and a man sharing an apartment together. ... 20/20 is an American television newsmagazine broadcast on ABC since June 6, 1978. ... 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday. ... 3-2-1 logo, 1982-1984 3-2-1 logo, 1985 3-2-1 logo, 1986 3-2-1 logo, 1987 3-2-1 was a game show, made by Yorkshire Television for ITV between 1978 and 1987 and hosted by former Butlins Red Coat Ted Rogers. ... DVD box cover Battle of the Planets (1978) was the first Westernized adaptation of the 1972 Japanese animated television series known as Kagaku ninja tai Gatchaman. ... The Southfork Ranch, home of the Ewing family The original cast of Dallas. ... Diffrent Strokes was an American sitcom that aired from 1978 to 1985 on NBC and from 1985 to 1986 on ABC. This sitcom starred Gary Coleman as Arnold Jackson and Todd Bridges as his older brother Willis, two African-American children from a poor Harlem background whose deceased mother... Grange Hill is a British childrens television drama series which is shown on BBC One. ... Benson was an American television series which aired from 1979 to 1986 on ABC. The character of butler Benson DuBois, played by Robert Guillaume, had originally appeared on the soap opera parody Soap. ... This page refers to the year 1979. ... This article is becoming very long. ... Real People was an NBC reality television series that aired from 1979 to 1984, generally on Sunday nights. ... Tales Of The Unexpected is a British television series that originally aired between 1979 and 1988, made by Anglia Television for ITV. The series was an anthology of various different tales, initially based on short stories by author Roald Dahl that were sometimes sinister, sometimes wryly humourous and usually had... The Dukes of Hazzard is an American television series that originally aired on the CBS television network from 1979 to 1985. ... The Facts of Life was an American sitcom which ran on the NBC network from 1979 to 1988. ... Trapper John, M.D. was a television series spinoff of the film M*A*S*H that ran on CBS from September 23, 1979 to September 4, 1986. ... You Cant Do That on Television (YCDTOTV) was a Canadian childrens television program, created by Roger Price and produced from 1979 until 1990, with a reunion episode in 2004. ... Antiques Roadshow is a British human interest television show in which antique appraisers travel to various regions of the United Kingdom and appraise antiques brought in by local residents. ... Nightline is a late-night hard news program broadcast by ABC in the United States, and has a franchised formula to other networks and stations elsewhere in the world. ... This Old House is a television program on the American public broadcast network PBS that follows remodeling projects of houses over a number of weeks. ...

1980s

Kingswood Country was one a long-running Australian sitcom, screening from 1980 to 1984. ... 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... Magnum, P.I. was an American television show that followed the adventures of Thomas Magnum (played by Tom Selleck), a private investigator living in Hawaii. ... Solid Gold was an American syndicated television series which ran from 1980 to 1988. ... Thats Incredible! was a television show that ran on the ABC television network from 1980 to 1984 in the USA. In the tradition of Ripleys Believe It or Not and Real People, this television show had people perform stunts or descriptions and reenactments of allegedly paranormal events. ... The Other Arf was a British television situation comedy series and starred former model Lorraine Chase. ... Too Close for Comfort was a television series which ran on the ABC network and in syndication from 1980 to 1986. ... Dynasty was an American primetime television soap opera that aired on ABC from January 12, 1981 to May 10, 1989. ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Entertainment Tonight is a daily television entertainment news magazine that is syndicated by CBS Paramount Domestic Television throughout the United States and Canada. ... Falcon Crest was an American primetime television soap opera about the feud between the Channings and the Giobertis, two separate rich wine families in West Central California, around San Francisco in a fictional town, Tuscany Valley. ... Opening titles from 1983. ... Hill Street Blues was a serial police drama that first aired on NBC in 1981 and ran for 146 episodes on primetime into 1987. ... Only Fools and Horses was a long-running British television sit-com, created and written by John Sullivan, and made and broadcast by the BBC. Seven series were broadcast between 1981 and 1991, with sporadic Christmas specials until 2003. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Simon & Simon was the name of a detective series starring Gerald McRaney and Jameson Parker. ... Screenshots of The Fall Guy The Fall Guy was an American television series produced for ABC, it ran from 1981 to 1986 and starred Lee Majors, Heather Thomas and Douglas Barr. ... Todays Special was a childrens television show produced by Clive VanderBurgh at TV Ontario from 1981 to 1987. ... What Now is a long running New Zealand childrens program. ... Timewatch is a long running television series produced by the BBC. It presents a broad range of historical investigations focusing forgotten events or forgotten aspects of major events. ... Cagney & Lacey was an American television series, which aired on CBS for six seasons from 1982 to 1988. ... 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Capitol was the name of a soap opera which aired on CBS from March 29, 1982 to March 20, 1987. ... Cheers was a American situation comedy produced by Charles-Burrows-Charles Productions in association with Paramount Television for NBC. Cheers was created by the team of James Burrows, Glen Charles, and Les Charles. ... Fame was an American television series that ran from 1982 to 1987. ... There is also an episode of Arrested Development called Family Ties. ... This article is becoming very long. ... Late Night with David Letterman was a nightly hour-long comedy talk show on NBC hosted by David Letterman. ... Newhart was a television situation comedy starring comedian Bob Newhart that aired on the CBS network from 1982 to 1990. ... Pierce Brosnan and Stephanie Zimbalist in Remington Steele. ... Silver Spoons was a sitcom that aired on NBC from 1982 to 1986 and in first-run syndication from 1986 to 1987. ... St. ... Tattletales was a game show which first aired on the CBS daytime schedule on February 18, 1974, replacing long-running soap opera The Secret Storm. ... The Journal was a popular current affairs newsmagazine on CBC Television from 1982 to 1992. ... 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ... The Tube may refer to: The London Underground Television generally The Tube (London Underground TV series), an ITV/Sky programme featuring the work of staff on the London Underground The Tube (TV series), a former Channel 4 (UK) music programme The Tube (TV channel), US music video channel The Port...

Ending this year

February 3 is the 34th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... The Greatest American Hero is an American television series which aired from 1981 to 1983 on ABC. It starred William Katt as Ralph Hinkley, Robert Culp as Bill Maxwell, and Connie Selleca as Pam Davidson. ... February 28 is the 59th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... M*A*S*H is an American medical drama/black comedy produced by 20th Century Fox for CBS. M*A*S*H was created by Larry Gelbart, inspired by the 1961 novel Catch 22, the 1968 Richard Hooker novel MASH, and the 1970 film of the same name. ... May 10 is the 130th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (131st in leap years). ... Laverne & Shirley was a popular American television situation comedy which ran on ABC from 1976 to 1983. ... June 24 is the 175th day of the year (176th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 190 days remaining. ... July 17 is the 198th day (199th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 167 days remaining. ... CHiPs was a US television series through MGM Studios running on NBC from September 15, 1977 to July 17, 1983. ... July 20 is the 201st day (202nd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 164 days remaining. ... Taxi is a American sitcom that originally aired from 1978 to 1982 on ABC, and from 1982 to 1983 on NBC. The series focused on the every day life of a handful of New York City taxi drivers working for the Sunshine Cab Company, as well as their abusive boss... September 5 is the 248th day of the year (249th in leap years). ... Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Little House on the Prairie Wikiquote has a collection of quotations related to: Little House on the Prairie Little House on the Prairie (1935) is a childrens book by Laura Ingalls Wilder. ... Quincy, M.E. (or simply Quincy) is the name of a United States television series that aired from October 3, 1976, to May 11, 1983, on NBC (and can be seen in the UK on ITV3). ... Portal:Currentevents September 12 is the 255th day of the year (256th in leap years). ... Parker (in eyeglasses), Linker (under Parker), and Nelson (in blue dress). ... September 21 is the 264th day of the year (265th in leap years). ... 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. ... Don Lane is an Australian entertainer and talk show host. ... The Good Old Days was a popular BBC television light entertainment television programme which ran from 1953 to 1983. ... Triangle was a BBC television soap opera of the 1980s, set aboard a North Sea ferry which sailed between Folkestone, Rotterdam and Gothenburg, a route which forms a triangle. ...

Cancelled, but eventually to return to the air

September 24 is the 267th day of the year (268th in leap years). ... 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. ...

Changes of network affiliation

  • Fame moves from NBC to first-run syndication.
  • Too Close for Comfort moves from ABC to first-run syndication.

Births

May 30 is the 150th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (151st in leap years). ... Jennifer Ellison (born May 30, 1983) is an English actress, singer and dancer. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... May 11 is the 131st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (132nd in leap years). ... Holly Rachel Vukadinović (born 11 May 1983 to Serbian father, Rajko Vukadinović, and British mother), who is better known by her stage name of Holly Valance, is an Australian-born actress and ARIA nominated singer. ... December 12 is the 346th day (347th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 19 days remaining. ... Mathew Valencia (born December 12, 1983) is an American actor and voice actor [1] who has been involved in film and animation. ... A classic image of Batman and Robin reinterpreted by painter Alex Ross. ...

Deaths

March 16 is the 75th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (76th in Leap years). ... Arthur Morton Godfrey (August 31, 1903 – March 16, 1983), born in New York City, New York was an American broadcaster and entertainer. ... July 20 is the 201st day (202nd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 164 days remaining. ... Frank Reynolds (November 29, 1923 – July 20, 1983), was a TV journalist for ABC. He is best remembered as anchor of the ABC Evening News (now World News) from 1968-1970 and 1978-1983. ... July 29 is the 210th day (211th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 155 days remaining. ... Raymond Massey photographed by Carl Van Vechten Raymond Hart Massey (August 30, 1896 – July 29, 1983) was a Canadian actor. ... Dr. James Kildare was the primary character in a series of American theatrical films in the late 1930s and early 1940s, an early 1950s radio series, and a 1960s television series of the same name. ... August 3 is the 215th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (216th in leap years), with 150 days remaining. ... Carolyn Jones (April 28, 1930 - August 3, 1983) was an American actress. ... The Addams Family is the creation of American cartoonist Charles Addams. ... August 28 is the 240th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (241st in leap years), with 125 days remaining. ... Jan Clayton (b. ... August 29 is the 241st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (242nd in leap years), with 124 days remaining. ... Simon Oakland (28 August 1915 - 29 August 1983) began his career as a violinist (a vocation he would enjoy his entire career as an actor), and began acting in the late 1940s. ... October 23 is the 296th day of the year (297th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... November 22 is the 326th day (327th on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... November 28 is the 332nd day (333rd on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Christopher George (February 25, 1929 - November 29, 1983) An american actor born in Royal Oak, Michigan, Mr. ... December 28 is the 362nd day of the year (363rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 3 days remaining. ... William Demarest (February 27, 1892 – December 28, 1983) was an American character actor. ... My Three Sons was a television series sitcom that ran from September 29, 1960 to August 24, 1972. ...

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A mechanically-scanned analogue television system was first demonstrated in London in February 1924 by John Logie Baird with an image of Felix the Cat and a moving picture by Baird on October 30, 1925.
As a result, up until at least the mid-1970s, television stations would air announcements reminding viewers to unplug their sets before going to bed for the night, since the heat build-up in the back of the set was a considerable fire hazard.
As a result, up until at least the mid-1970s, television stations would air announcements reminding viewers to unplug their sets before going to bed for the night, since the heat build-up in the back of the set was a not inconsiderable fire hazard.
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