NBC reportedly made an on-air announcement on March 1st, 1968 assuring viewers that Star Trek would remain on TV. Does a recording of this announcement survive?
Category: Tales of Lost TV
Tales of Lost TV: The Patty Duke Show and the Kennedy Assassination (1963)
ABC had a short dream sequence cut from an episode of The Patty Duke Show just days after President Kennedy’s assassination. Does this lost footage exist?
Tales of Lost TV: Star Trek Cast on the Today Show (1966)
Barbara Walters interviewed William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy on The Today Show on September 1, 1966 to promote Star Trek. Does this footage still survive?
Tales of Lost TV: Lights Out (1946)
In 1946, WNBT aired four live television specials based on the long-running radio drama Lights Out. All are considered lost.
Tales of Lost TV: The 1st Authorized Commercial (1941)
The very first authorized commercial aired on WNBT in New York City on July 1st, 1941. There are no known recordings of this TV milestone.
Tales of Lost TV: The Television Ghost (1931-1933?)
The Television Ghost aired in New York City on experimental CBS TV station W2XAB from 1931 to 1933. Only a single photograph survives.