Events in Film & TV on February 9

  • 1948 WLWT TV channel 5 in Cincinnati, OH (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1953 WNEP TV channel 16 in Scranton Wilkes-Barre, PA (ABC) 1st broadcast
  • 1956 KHPL (now KWNB) TV channel 6 in Hayes Center, NB (ABC) 1st broadcast
  • 1964 NYC news anchor Jim Jenson's 1st appearance on WCBS-TV
  • 1969 KGTO TV channel 36 in Fayetteville, AR (ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1971 Probably 1st gay theme TV episode - All in the Family
  • 1971 5 men are killed near a BBC transmitter on Brougher Mountain, County Tyrone, in a landmine attack carried out by the Irish Republican Army
  • 1979 ABC airs "Heroes of Rock N Roll" special
  • 1990 "Bradys" return to TV for 6 episodes on CBS TV
  • 1992 "2 Shakespearean Actors" closes at Cort Theater NYC after 29 performances
  • 1997 11th American Comedy Award: Debbie Reynolds
  • 1997 Fox cartoon series "Simpsons" airs 167th episode the longest-running animated series in cartoon history

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2006 Al Michaels joins NBC's "Sunday Night Football" broadcast with John Madden

American Television Sportscaster Al Michaels
American Television Sportscaster
Al Michaels
Football Coach and Sportscaster John Madden
Football Coach and Sportscaster
John Madden