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On this day in 1998, NBC introduced the sitcom, LateLine, starring comedian-turned-senator Al Franken. The series was a spoof of ABC’s late-night news program, Nightline. Former Falcon Crest star...

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This science series premiered on this day in 1974 by importing a behind-the-scenes BBC-TV documentary that remains one of the very best installments: The Making of a Natural History Film, which revealed...

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The Sid Caesar showcase Your Show of Shows — which debuted on this day in 1950 — and the two other series in which he starred before and after that landmark show (Admiral Broadway Revue,...

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Veteran British drama producer Nicola Shindler has launched a new scripted venture in Quay Street Productions, backed by ITV Studios.  Based in central Manchester, the outfit will focus on producing...

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On this day in 2005, actor/comedian Craig Ferguson — best known as office boss Nigel Wick on The Drew Carey Show — took the helm of the CBS late-night series, The Late Late Show.  Produced...

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On this day in 2004, the fashion-themed reality competition show Project Runway made its debut on Bravo. The series pits novice fashion designers against each other in a series of clothing design challenges...

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Given some of the obnoxious things he’s said over the course of his career, you hate to give Bill Maher too much credit — but in this case, the controversial HBO host has certainly earned...

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On this day in 1980, ABC debuted the sitcom Too Close for Comfort, a series based on the British show Keep It in the Family. The show was a vehicle for Ted Knight, perhaps best known for his role as...

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Before Oprah, there was Phil. And it was on this day in 1967 that Phil Donahue debuted his eponymous talk show in Dayton, Ohio. A little over three years later, The Phil Donahue Show — later simply...

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Encore enables live music experiences through smart phones, fan interaction, community centered content and merchandise offerings to give fans new ways to reward the artists they love. “The energy...