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Television’s all-time most important and impressive newsmagazine, more so even than 60 Minutes, was also its first. It began Nov. 18, 1951 in an almost hidden timeslot — 3:30 on a Sunday...

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On this day in 1972, television’s first premium cable channel, Home Box Office, aka HBO, made its debut. The first film to run on pay cable service was Sometimes a Great Notion, an Oscar-nominated...

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On this day in 1960, an estimated 70 million Americans tuned in to watch Senator John F. Kennedy and Vice President Richard M. Nixon take part in the first-ever televised presidential debate. It was...

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From this point on, however, Villanelle struggles with her identity. She’s realized The Twelve has been manipulating her from the start and she’s getting pretty tired of...

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20th Century Fox TV is set for a changing of the guard in June as longtime business operations leader Howard Kurtzman will retire and Carolyn Cassidy will take the solo reins as president. Kurtzman has...

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On this day in 1951, DuMont presented the first coast-to-coast broadcast of a National Football League championship game. The contest, which took place at Los Angeles Memorial coliseum, was between the...

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On this day in 1993, CBS presented a telefilm version of the Broadway musical, Gypsy, starring Cynthia Gibb in the title role, and Bette Midler as her domineering mother, Mama Rose. The telefilm faithfully...

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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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Television’s all-time most important and impressive newsmagazine, more so even than 60 Minutes, was also its first. It began Nov. 18, 1951 in an almost hidden timeslot — 3:30 on a Sunday...

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On this day in 1972, television’s first premium cable channel, Home Box Office, aka HBO, made its debut. The first film to run on pay cable service was Sometimes a Great Notion, an Oscar-nominated...