Today in TV History 12/1/22

Thursday, December 1, 2022

Today in Television History

1975 – “The Edge of Night” became the first serial in television history to switch networks.

1978 – The 100th episode of “The Rockford Files” aired on NBC.

1985 – The TV movie “Perry Mason Returns” aired.

1994 – The Game Show Network was launched.

1998 – Westinghouse Electric changed its name to CBS Corp. Westinghouse had owned CBS since November 1995.

2004 – NBC anchor Tom Brokaw made he final appearance as anchor on “NBC Nightly News”. He began his run on the show in April 1982. It was planned that Brokaw would host at least three documentaries a year for NBC.

 

Today in
Saturday Night Live History

1984 – Ed Begley Jr. and Billy Squier were guests on Saturday Night Live.

1990 – John Goodman and Faith No More were guests on Saturday Night Live.

2001 – Derek Jeter and Bubba Sparxxx & Shakira were guests on Saturday Night Live.

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