Events in Film & TV on March 17

  • 1953 WBAY TV channel 2 in Green Bay, WI (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1953 WWLP TV channel 22 in Springfield, MA (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1956 8th Emmy Awards: "Ed Sullivan Show", Phil Silvers Show & Lucy Ball win
  • 1960 WSLA (now WAKA) TV channel 8 in Selma, AL (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1960 One of the first French New Wave films, "Breathless", directed by Jean-Luc Godard, starring Jean-Paul Belmondo and Jean Seberg is released in France

Film tv awardsFilm Awards

1991 44th British Film and Television Awards (BAFTAS): "Goodfellas" Best Film, Martin Scorsese Best Director

Film Director Martin Scorsese
Film Director
Martin Scorsese

Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

1992 18th People's Choice Awards: Kevin Costner & Julia Roberts win (Dramatic Motion Picture) and Bill Cosby & Candice Bergen win (TV)

Actress Julia Roberts
Actress
Julia Roberts
Actor/Comedian Bill Cosby
Actor/Comedian
Bill Cosby
Actor Kevin Costner
Actor
Kevin Costner

Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

1993 19th People's Choice Awards: Kevin Costner & Demi Moore win (Dramatic Motion Picture) and Tim Allen & Candice Bergen win (TV)

  • 1997 CNN begin Spanish broadcasts

Music releaseMusic Single

2014 Sia releases her single "Chandelier" with a music video featuring Maddie Ziegler

Dancer, Actress and Model Maddie Ziegler
Dancer, Actress and Model
Maddie Ziegler

Film release premierFilm Release

2017 Live-action remake "Beauty and the Beast" directed by Bill Condon and starring Emma Watson opens

Actress Emma Watson
Actress
Emma Watson