50th anniversary

April 17, 1967... Fifty Years Ago Today "The Joey Bishop Show" Debuted On ABC

April 17th, 2017
The Joey Bishop Show

ABC's conversations about getting serious in late-night programming began in the fall of 1966. Coincidentally, or not, that was around the time they bought the great 1313 Vine Street studio facility that Don Lee had built. There were four huge audience studios and plenty of room for lots of new shows.

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"What's up, Doc?" Saturday Mornings with Bugs Began 55 Years Ago

April 7th, 2017
The Bugs Bunny Show

Somewhere in your memory there's likely an image of Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck donning hats and canes, singing "This is It." That was the intro to The Bugs Bunny Show, which debuted on Saturday mornings on April 7, 1962 and became the longest, continuously-running morning children's

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Celebrate "That Girl’s" 50th Anniversary with New Interviews from Producers Saul Turteltaub and Bernie Orenstein!

September 8th, 2016
Saul Turteltaub and Bernie Orenstein

That Girl came into our lives on September 8, 1966 when actress Ann Marie met magazine writer Donald Hollinger. But That Girl wasn’t your typical “girl meets boy; girl marries boy” show.

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The Four Dark Days: Television Covers The Assassination of President John F. Kennedy

November 22nd, 2013
John F. Kennedy

November 22, 1963. The mere mention of the date is enough for most Americans to recall the tragic events of that Friday, the day that turned out to be President John F. Kennedy's last. Many of the journalists we've interviewed for the Archive reported on the events surrounding Kennedy's death for their respective news outlets.

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50 Years of Sabado Gigante!

October 27th, 2012

In 2003, T

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Steverino's "Steve Allen Westinghouse Show" Turns 50

June 25th, 2012

It co

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"That's the Way It Is:" Cronkite First Anchored "CBS Evening News" 50 Years Ago

April 17th, 2012

April 16, 1962: Walter Cronkite succeeds Douglas Edwards a

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"The Andy Griffith Show" 50th Anniversary

October 2nd, 2010

After a pilot episode aired on The Danny Thomas Show ("Danny Meets And

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