Today marks the 40th anniversary of the start of the 1974-1975 season, which introduced more than 20 new shows including Sons and Daughters, Sierra, The New Land, Kodiak, and Paul Sand in Friends and Lovers.
Today marks the 45th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing and moonwalk. Read about the original plan for the moonwalk, missing data tapes, and why Canadians were upset about what was on TV.
Happy 73rd birthday, commercial TV. The very first FCC-sanctioned commercial broadcasts took place on Tuesday, July 1st, 1941.
Today marks the 75th anniversary of the opening of the 1939 World’s Fair and the start of regularly scheduled television broadcasts over station W2XBS in New York City.
87 years ago today in 1927, AT&T demonstrated the first long distance television transmission and broadcast, between Washington, D.C. and New York City.
The inaugural issue of the national version of TV Guide was published 61 years ago today on April 4th, 1953. On the cover was the newborn son of Desi Arnaz and Lucille Ball.