50th Anniversary of a Christmas TV Classic

December 18th, 2010

Happy Holidays with Jack Benny!

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Happy Thanksgiving!

November 25th, 2010

Have some classic TV with your Thanksgiving dinner this year...

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"Jive-speaking" TV mom Barbara Billingsley dies at 94

October 17th, 2010

The Archive regrets to report that actress Barbara Billingsley passed away on Saturday, October 16th at the age of 94. Best known for her TV mom role as June Cleaver, Billingsley also did a famous cameo as a jive-speaking woman in "Airplane."

Selections from her Archive of American Television interview:

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Yabba Dabba Doo!

September 30th, 2010

Fifty years ago today, Share and Enjoy:

Arthur Penn— "Live" TV Director who later directed "Bonnie and Clyde"— Has Died

September 29th, 2010

New to DVD: The Archive of American Television Interview with TIm Conway and Harvey Korman

September 24th, 2010

"Bonanza" Producer David Dortort Has Died-- Archive Interview Online

September 9th, 2010

Humphrey Bogart on '50s TV— "Jack Benny," "Person to Person," and "Producers' Showcase"

August 17th, 2010

60th Anniversary of "Crusader Rabbit"— TV's First Animated Series

August 4th, 2010

TV historians will tell you that "Felix the Cat" was one of the first images ever broadcast on television (when RCA broadcast a Felix doll in 1928 on experimental station W2XBS)— but it wasn't until the late '40s  that the first animated character was created expressly for TV.

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