WTMJ-TV Schedule, Week of December 14th, 1947

Here’s the schedule for station WTMJ-TV in Milwaukee, Wisconsin for the week starting Sunday, December 14th, 1947, straight from the weekly television listings printed in The Milwaukee Journal. The station was off the air on Mondays and Tuesdays and filled the bulk of its schedule with news programs, movies, short film programs and the occasional … Continue Reading →

Dorothy Provine (1937-2010)

Actress Dorothy Provine, who had regular roles on two relatively obscure ABC dramas in the late 1950s/early 1960s, passed away on Sunday at the age of 1975. According to her entry at the Internet Movie Database, she began her showbiz career in 1957 with a guest role on Man Without a Gun. Over the next … Continue Reading →

Bookshelf: TV Tie-In Comics Reprinted

As part of my Bookshelf feature I’ve reviewed a number of television tie-in comics from the 1960s, including The Man from U.N.C.L.E. #16, Bonanza #25, Secret Agent #2, Cain’s Hundred #2, The Twilight Zone #18 and Wagon Train #4. These are all comics I’ve purchased over the years, typically at the lowest price possible, meaning … Continue Reading →

Q & A: Dr. Simon Locke/Police Surgeon

Question: Was there a TV show in the 1970s about a man who was both a police officer and a doctor? Continue Reading →

DVD Tuesday: I Love Lucy Rarities, Frontier Doctor

Every Tuesday I take a look at obscure and/or classic television programs, specials, miniseries or made-for-TV movies being released on DVD. For the record I consider anything broadcast prior to 1980 to be classic or else there wouldn’t be much to discuss. The releases referred to in these posts are encoded for Region 1 use … Continue Reading →

Nielsen Top Ten, January 15th – January 21st, 1973

Here are the first ten programs from the nineteenth week of the 1972-1973 television season, which ran from Monday, January 15th, 1973 through Sunday, January 21st. There were a total of 65 programs broadcast during the week and The Los Angeles Times published the complete Nielsen report on February 2nd, 1973. Once again, All in … Continue Reading →

WTMJ-TV Schedule, Week of December 7th, 1947

Here’s the schedule for station WTMJ-TV in Milwaukee, Wisconsin for the week starting Sunday, December 7th, 1947, straight from the weekly television listings printed in The Milwaukee Journal [1]. The station had debuted the previous week and thus this was its first full week on the air, although it didn’t broadcast on Mondays and Tuesdays. … Continue Reading →

Another General Electric Theater Episode Found

Recall that last month it was reported that 208 episodes of General Electric Theater, all hosted by Ronald Reagan, had been found in the General Electric/NBC Universal archives and restored and were to be presented to the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library. Today it seems yet another episode of the series has been found. Titled “The … Continue Reading →