Today in TV History 11/26/22

Saturday, November 26, 2022

Today in Television History

1989 – America’s Funniest Home Videos aired as a special. The show debuted as a regular weekly series on January 14, 1990.

1999 – 98 Degrees performed several songs and sold some exclusive band merchandise on the Home Shopping Network.

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Dick Clark’s American Bandstand History

1959 – The Coasters performed “What About Us” on American Bandstand.

1962 – Paul Peterson performed “My Dad” on American Bandstand.

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Today in TV History 11/24/22

Thursday, November 24, 2022

Today in Television History

1972 – The first episode of ABC-TV’s “In Concert” was aired. Alice Cooper, Bo Diddley and Seals & Croft appeared in the first episode. It was recorded September 21.

1981 – The first episode of “Simon & Simon” aired on CBS.

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Dick Clark’s American Bandstand History

1959 – Tommy Edwards performed “Honestly and Truly” and “The Ways of Love” on American Bandstand.

1984 – Ollie & Jerry performed “Breakin’…There’s No Stopping Us” and “Electric Boogaloo” on American Bandstand.

1984 – The Hall & Oats video for “Out of Touch” was aired on American Bandstand.

1984 – Jack Wagner performed “All I Need” on American Bandstand.

Today in
Saturday Night Live History

2007 – Carrie Fisher, Edward Asner, Kieran Culkin, Macaulay Culkin, Julianna Margulies, Brittany Murphy, Seth Rogen and Luke Wilson were guests on Saturday Night Live.

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Today in TV History 11/23/22

Wednesday, November 23, 2022

Today in Television History

1958 – The radio drama “Have Gun Will Travel” debuted. The show began after the end of the TV show of the same name.

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Dick Clark’s American Bandstand History

1962 – Bobby Vinton performed “Troubles Is My Middle Name” and “Let’s Kiss and Make Up” on American Bandstand.

1963 – April & Nino performed “Deep Purple” on American Bandstand.

1963 – Dick & DeeDee performed “Turn Around” on American Bandstand.

1963 – Trini Lopez performed “Kansas City” on American Bandstand.

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Saturday Night Live History

1985 – Pee Wee Herman, Queen Ida and the Bon Temps Zydeco Band were guests on Saturday Night Live.

1991 – George Wendt, Lorne Michaels, Macaulay Culkin, Kieran Culkin and Tin Machine were guests on Saturday Night Live.

1996 – Phil Hartman and Bush were guests on Saturday Night Live.

2013 – Josh Hutcherson and HAIM were guests on Saturday Night Live.

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Today in TV History 11/22/22

Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Today in Television History

1988 – The 100th episode of “Who’s the Boss?” aired on ABC.

2005 – Ted Koppel appeared on “Nightline” for the last time.

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Dick Clark’s American Bandstand History

1957 – Tom & Jerry (Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel) performed “Hey Schoolgirl” on American Bandstand.

1960 – Conway Twitty performed “Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On” and “C’est Si Bon” on American Bandstand.

1969 – The Turtles performed “Love in the City” and “Lady-O” on American Bandstand.

Today in
Saturday Night Live History

1975 – Lily Tomlin and Howard Shore and His All Nurse Band were guests on Saturday Night Live.

1980 – Malcom McDowell and Captain Beefheart were guests on Saturday Night Live. Eddie Murphy made his network television debut as an extra in a skit called “Is Search Of The Negro Republican.” It was a non-speaking part.

1986 – Robin Williams, Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel were guests on Saturday Night Live.

1997 – Rudy Giuliani and Sarah McLachlan were guests on Saturday Night Live.

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Today in TV History 11/21/22

Monday, November 21, 2022

Today in Television History

1980 – CBS aired the “who shot J.R.?” episode of “Dallas.”

Today in
Dick Clark’s American Bandstand History

1960 – Neil Sedaka performed “Calendar Girl” on American Bandstand.

1961 – The Impressions (with Curtis Mayfield) performed “Gypsy Woman” on American Bandstand.

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Saturday Night Live History

1987 – Candice Bergen, Cher, Paul Shaffer, The World’s Most Danderous Band and Sydney Biddle Burrows were guests on Saturday Night Live.

1992 – Sinbad and Sade were guests on Saturday Night Live.

1998 – Jennifer Love Hewitt and the Beastie Boys were guests on Saturday Night Live.

2009 – Joseph Gordon Levitt and Dave Matthews Band were guests on Saturday Night Live.

Today in TV History 11/20/22

Sunday, November 20, 2022

Today in Television History

1968 – The 100th episode of “Green Acres” aired.

1980 – The 200th episode of “M*A*S*H” aired on CBS.

2002 – CBS aired the Victoria’s Secret show entitled “Christmas Dreams & Fantasies 2002.”

2002 – The German film “Goebbels and Geduldig” aired on national television in Germany. It was the first Germany made satirical film on the Nazis.

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Dick Clark’s American Bandstand History

1961 – Clarence “Frogman” Henry performed “On Bended Knees” on American Bandstand.

1965 – Smokey Robinson & the Miracles performed “My Girl Has Gone” on American Bandstand.

1971 – Coven performed “One Tin Soldier (Legend of Billy Jack)” on American Bandstand.

1982 – Steel Breeze performed “You Don’t Want Me Anymore” on American Bandstand.

1982 – Sylvia performed “Nobody” on American Bandstand.

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Saturday Night Live History

1976 – Lorne Michaels, Paul Simon, George Harrison and Chevy Chase were guests on Saturday Night Live.

1982 – Drew Barrymore and the Squeeze were guests on Saturday Night Live. Drew Barrymore was 7 years old at the time she hosted the show. The show also featured the Squeeze’s first farewell concert.

1993 – Nicole Kidman and the Stone Temple Pilots were guests on Saturday Night Live.

1999 – Jennifer Aniston and Sting were guests on Saturday Night Live.

2004 – Luke Wilson and U2 were guests on Saturday Night Live.

2010 – Anne Hathaway and Florence + The Machine were guests on Saturday Night Live. Florence + The Machine performed “Dog Days Are Over” and “You’ve Got the Love.”

Today in TV History 11/19/22

Saturday, November 19, 2022

Today in Television History

1989 – The Perry Mason TV movie “The Case of the All-Star Assassin” aired.

1999 – The 100th episode of “ER” aired on NBC.

2008 – The 100th episode of “C.S.I.: NY” aired.

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Dick Clark’s American Bandstand History

1958 – Duane Eddy performed “Cannonball” on American Bandstand.

1962 – Tommy Boyce performed “I’ll Remember Carol” on American Bandstand.

2002 – Dick Clark, JC Chasez (N’ Sync) and Toni Braxton announced the nominees for the 30th annual American Music Awards.

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Saturday Night Live History

1977 – Buck Henry, Leon Redbone and Franklyn Ajaye were guests on Saturday Night Live.

1983 – Jerry Lewis and Loverboy were guests on Saturday Night Live.

1988 – John Lithgow and Tracy Chapman were guests on Saturday Night Live.

1997 – “The Best of Saturday Night Live 1976” was released on VHS.

1997 – “The Best of Saturday Night Live 1978” was released on VHS.

1997 – “The Best of Saturday Night Live 1979” was released on VHS.

1997 – “The Best of Saturday Night Live 1983” was released on VHS.

1997 – “The Best of Saturday Night Live 1985” was released on VHS.

1997 – “Saturday Night Live: 1980 Annual” was released on VHS.

1997 – “Saturday Night Live: 1981 Annual” was released on VHS.

1997 – “Saturday Night Live: 1982 Annual” was released on VHS.

1997 – “Saturday Night Live: 1986 Annual” was released on VHS.

1997 – “Saturday Night Live: 1987 Annual” was released on VHS.

1997 – “Saturday Night Live: 1984 Annual” was released on VHS.

1997 – “Saturday Night Live: 1990 Annual” was released on VHS.

1997 – “Saturday Night Live: 1991 Annual” was released on VHS.

2005 – Eva Longoria and Korn were guests on Saturday Night Live.

2011 – Jason Segel and Florence + The Machine were guests on Saturday Night Live. Florence + The Machine performed “Shake It Out” and “No Light No Light.”

Today in TV History 11/18/22

Friday, November 18, 2022

Today in Television History

1992 – The 100th episode of “In the Heat of the Night” aired.

1998 – The 100th episode of “Party of Five” aired on FOX.

1998 – The 100th episode of “Star Trek: Voyager” aired.

2001 – ABC aired Britney Spears’ first TV concert, “Britney Spears: Live from Las Vegas.”

Today in
Dick Clark’s American Bandstand History

1960 – Mark Dinning performed “The Lovin’ Touch” on American Bandstand.

1967 – Strawberry Alarm Clock performed “Tomorrow” on American Bandstand.

Today in
Saturday Night Live History

1953 – Kevin Nealon was born.

1978 – Carrie Fisher and the Blues Brothers were guests on Saturday Night Live.

1989 – Woody Harrelson and David Byrne were guests on Saturday Night Live.

1993 – “Best of Saturday Night Live: Jerry Seinfeld” was released on VHS.

1995 – Laura Leighton and Rancid were guests on Saturday Night Live.

2000 – Tom Green and David Gray were guests on Saturday Night Live.

2006 – Mary J. Blige and Ludicris were guests on Saturday Night Live.

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Today in TV History 11/17/22

Thursday, November 17, 2022

Today in Television History

1968 – NBC-TV cut away from the final minutes of a New York Jets-Oakland Raiders game to begin a TV special, “Heidi,” on schedule. The Raiders came from behind to beat the Jets 43-32.

Today in
Dick Clark’s American Bandstand History

1984 – Sheena Easton performed “Strut” and “Hard to Say It’s Over” on American Bandstand.

1984 – The Pat Benatar video for “We Belong” was aired on American Bandstand.

1984 – Sam Harris performed “Sugar Don’t Bite” on American Bandstand.

Today in
Saturday Night Live History

1944 – Lorne Michaels was born.

1979 – Beatrice Arthur, The Roaches and Andy Kaufman were guests on Saturday Night Live.

1984 – Edward Asner and the Kinks were guests on Saturday Night Live.

1990 – Dennis Hopper, Paul Simon and Bert Parks were guests on Saturday Night Live.

1994 – John Turturro and Tom Petty were guests on Saturday Night Live.

2001 – Billy Bob Thornton, Ashton Kutcher and Creed were guests on Saturday Night Live.

2013 – Jeremy Renner and Maroon 5 were guests on Saturday Night Live.

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Today in TV History 11/16/22

Wednesday, November 16, 2022

Today in Television History

1968 – The 100th episode of “Hogan’s Heroes” aired.

1997 – The 100th episode of “X-Files” aired on FOX.

Today in
Dick Clark’s American Bandstand History

1962 – Tommy Roe performed “Susie Darlin'” on American Bandstand.

1963 – Bobby Bare performed “500 Miles Away from Home” on American Bandstand.

1968 – Avant-Garde performed “Naturally Stoned” on American Bandstand.

1974 – Carl Carlton performed “Everlasting Love” on American Bandstand.

1974 – Bobby Vinton performed “My Melody of Love” on American Bandstand.

Today in
Saturday Night Live History

1985 – Sheila E. and Chevy Chase were guests on Saturday Night Live.

1991 – Linda Hamilton, Mariah Carey, Martin Scorsese and Edward Furlong were guests on Saturday Night Live.

1996 – Robert Downey, Jr. and Fiona Apple were guests on Saturday Night Live.

2002 – Brittany Murphy, Nelly and Adam Sandler were guests on Saturday Night Live.

2013 – Lady Gaga was guest on Saturday Night Live.