Events in Film & TV on January 12

  • 1949 "Arthur Godfrey & his Friends" premieres on CBS TV
  • 1959 KOED TV channel 11 in Tulsa, OK (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1965 "Hullabaloo" premieres on NBC-TV

Appears on tv showTelevision Debut

1966 "Batman", starring Adam West as Batman, Burt Ward as Robin, and Cesar Romero as The Joker, debuts on ABC

  • 1967 NBC premiers the colorized remake of "Dragnet"
  • 1968 Nighttime version of "Hollywood Squares" premieres on NBC TV
  • 1971 "All in the Family" premieres on CBS featuring 1st toilet flush on TV
  • 1981 Soap opera "Dynasty" produced by Aaron Spelling and starring John Forsythe, Linda Evans and Joan Collins premieres on ABC-TV
  • 1992 13th ACE Cable Awards: CNN wins the Golden CableACE for the coverage of the Persian Gulf War

Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

1997 23rd People's Choice Awards: Mel Gibson & Sandra Bullock win (Dramatic Motion Picture) and Tim Allen & Oprah Winfrey win (TV)

Talk show host Oprah Winfrey
Talk show host
Oprah Winfrey
Actress Sandra Bullock
Actress
Sandra Bullock
Actor Tim Allen
Actor
Tim Allen

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2001 Disney Channel series "Lizzie McGuire" premieres starring Hilary Duff

Actress/Singer Hilary Duff
Actress/Singer
Hilary Duff

Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

2003 29th People's Choice Awards: Mel Gibson & Julia Roberts win (Dramatic Motion Picture) and Ray Romano & Jennifer Aniston win (TV)

Actress Jennifer Aniston
Actress
Jennifer Aniston
Actress Julia Roberts
Actress
Julia Roberts
Actor and Film Director Mel Gibson
Actor and Film Director
Mel Gibson
  • 2012 17th Critics' Choice Movie Awards: The Artist wins Best Film

Appears on tv showTelevision Debut

2014 "True Detective", a crime-drama starring Woody Harrelson and Matthew McConaughey, debuts on HBO

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2014 Woody Allen receives the Cecil B. DeMille Award for lifetime achievement at the 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards

Actor, Screenwriter & Director Woody Allen
Actor, Screenwriter & Director
Woody Allen