Events in Film & Television in September 1961

  • Sep 4 Carol Burnett-Richard Hayes Show premieres on CBS radio
  • Sep 9 Maria Beale Fletcher (NC), 19, crowned 34th Miss America 1962
  • Sep 16 WLKY TV channel 32 in Louisville, Kentucky (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 23 1st movie to become a TV series-How to Marry a Millionaire
  • Sep 25 KTPS TV channel 62 in Tacoma, WA (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 28 "Doctor Kildare" debuts on NBC-TV

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Sep 28 "Hazel" starring Shirley Booth debuts on NBC-TV

Actress Shirley Booth
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Shirley Booth
  • Sep 28 Walt Disney's movie "Grey Friars Bobby" premieres
  • Sep 29 "Detectives" TV Crime Drama; moves to NBC-TV