Today in TV History 1/2/23

Monday, January 2, 2023

Today in Television History

1949 – Jack Benny’s television show aired on CBS for the first time. The show had previously been aired on NBC.

1953 – “The Life of Riley” debuted on NBC-TV.

1971 – In the U.S., a federally imposed ban on television cigarette advertisements went into effect.

1976 – The 100th episode of “Sanford and Son” was aired.

Today in
Dick Clark’s American Bandstand History

1963 – Dionne Warwick performed “Don’t Make Me Over” on American Bandstand.

1965 – Marvin Gaye performed “Hitch Hike” and “How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved by You)” on American Bandstand.

1965 – Adam Faith performed “It Sounds Good” on American Bandstand.

1965 – Johnny Rivers performed “Mountain of Love” on American Bandstand.

1982 – Patti Austin performed “Every Home Should Have One” on American Bandstand.


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