WTMJ-TV Schedule, Week of Sunday, April 18th, 1948

Here’s the schedule for station WTMJ-TV in Milwaukee, Wisconsin for the week starting Sunday, April 18th, 1948, straight from the weekly television listings printed in The Milwaukee Journal. It was a big week for the station because on Tuesday, April 20th, it broadcast the inauguration of Frank P. Zeidler as mayor of Milwaukee, as well … Continue Reading →

Was There an Unaired Episode of Planet of the Apes?

This isn’t a particularly huge mystery by any means but there does seem to be some confusion as to whether or not all 14 episodes of Planet of the Apes were broadcast in 1974 on CBS. The live-action series, which starred Roddy McDowall, Ron Harper and James Naughton, premiered on Friday, September 13th, 1974 and … Continue Reading →

DVD Tuesday: The Mothers-in-Law, The Phil Silvers Show

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 →

Q & A: The Canned Film Festival; Mr. Smith

Questions: Did Laraine Newman host a late-night movie show in the 1980s? Was there a show in the 1980s about an orangutan who was president of the United States? Continue Reading →

WTMJ-TV Schedule, Week of Sunday, April 11th, 1948

Here’s the schedule for station WTMJ-TV in Milwaukee, Wisconsin for the week starting Sunday, April 11th, 1948, straight from the weekly television listings printed in The Milwaukee Journal. Unlike the previous week, which saw the station on the air on Monday and Tuesday for special broadcasts, this week WTMJ-TV was back to its regular schedule. … Continue Reading →

Bookshelf: TIED IN: The Business, History and Craft of Media Tie-In Writing

My review of TIED IN: The Business, History and Craft of Media Tie-In Writing, a collection of essays on writing media tie-ins. Continue Reading →

Broadcast Log for NBC Monday Night at the Movies, Season One

A log detailing every episode, every repeat and every pre-emption during the first season of NBC Monday Night at the Movies (1963). Continue Reading →

DVD Tuesday: Super Friends

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 →