Events in Film & Television in November 1979

  • Nov 8 Bernard Slade's "Romantic Comedy" premieres in NYC
  • Nov 8 ABC broadcasts "Iran Crisis: American Held Hostage" with Frank Reynolds (forerunner to "Nightline")
  • Nov 15 ABC-TV announces it would broadcast nightly specials on Iran hostage

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Nov 17 "Salem's Lot", American two-part miniseries based on the horror novel of the same name by Stephen King, premieres in the United States

Horror Author Stephen King
Horror Author
Stephen King
  • Nov 24 "Salem's Lot", American two-part miniseries based on the horror novel of the same name by Stephen King, concludes in the United States
  • Nov 30 Ted Koppel becomes anchor of nightly news on Iran Hostages (ABC)