Today in TV History 10/4

Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Today in Television History

1953 – “I Led Three Lives” was first seen in syndication. The TV show was never on network.

1954 – “December Bride” debuted on CBS-TV.

1956 – “Playhouse 90” debuted on CBS-TV.

1957 – “Leave it to Beaver” debuted on CBS-TV.

1976 – Barbara Walters joined Harry Reasoner at the anchor desk of the “ABC Evening News” for the first time

1981 – Bruce Jenner and Harry Belafonte debuted in their first dramatic roles in NBC-TV’s “Grambling’s White Tiger”.

1986 – Two men mugged Dan Rather in New York City, NY.

1987 – The Perry Mason TV movie “The Case of the Murdered Madam” aired.

1990 – FOX began airing “Beverly Hills 90210.”


Today in
Dick Clark’s American Bandstand History

1957 – Jackie Wilson performed “Reet Petite (The Prettiest Girl You Ever Wanna Meet)” on American Bandstand.

1961 – Freddy Cannon performed “For Me and My Gal” on American Bandstand.

1975 – Faith, Hope and Charity performed “To Each His Own” on American Bandstand.


Today in
Saturday Night Live History

1997 – Matthew Perry and Oasis were guests on Saturday Night Live.

2003 – Jack Black and John Mayer were guests on Saturday Night Live.




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