On This Day

Events in Film & TV on November 25

  • 1947 The 1st systematic Hollywood blacklist is instituted, denying employment to American entertainment professionals due to alleged Communist ties or sympathies
  • 1948 KING TV channel 5 in Seattle, WA (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1960 "Amos 'n' Andy" made its last broadcast on CBS radio
  • 1960 CBS ends last 4 radio soap operas (Ma Perkins, Right to Happiness, Young Dr Malone & 2nd Mrs Burton) & cancels 4 other series
  • 1962 WBJA (now WMGC) TV channel 34 in Binghamton, NY (ABC) 1st broadcast
  • 1968 15th National Film Awards (India): "Hatey Bazarey" wins the Golden Lotus
  • 1996 After 24 years, Disneyland Main Street Electrical Parade, ends
  • 2013 Disney release “Frozen: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack” (Grammy Award for Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media 2015, 2014 Billboard Album of the Year)
  • 2017 Actress Naya Rivera arrested on a domestic battery charge in West Virginia

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2020 The New York Times names its "25 Greatest Actors of the 21st Century (so far)", with Denzel Washington at No. 1 [1]