Events in Film & Television in September 1982

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 6 Jerry Lewis' 17th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $28,400,000

Comedian Jerry Lewis
Comedian
Jerry Lewis
  • Sep 11 Debbie Maffett (California), 25, crowned 55th Miss America 1983
  • Sep 19 34th Emmy Awards: Hill St Blue, Barney Miller, Alan Alda & Carol Kane win

Film release premierFilm Premier

Sep 22 Sitcom "Family Ties starring Michael J. Fox premieres on NBC

Appears on tv showTelevision Debut

Sep 26 "Knight Rider", starring David Hasselhoff, debuts on NBC

  • Sep 29 1st broadcast of comedy "Cheers" on NBC-TV starring Ted Danson and Shelley Long