CBS in History (Part 4)

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Events in Film & TV

Events 301 - 400 of 502

  • 1962-09-28 "Verdict Is Yours," last airs on CBS-TV
  • 1962-12-01 KGMB TV channel 9 in Honolulu, HI (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1963-09-02 CBS & NBC expand network news from 15 to 30 minutes

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1963-09-28 "New Phil Silvers Show" debuts on CBS-TV

Comedian and Actor Phil Silvers
Comedian and Actor
Phil Silvers
  • 1963-09-28 "Tennessee Tuxedo" cartoon debuts on CBS-TV

Appears on tv showTelevision Debut

1963-09-29 "The Judy Garland Show" debuts on CBS-TV

Actress Judy Garland
Actress
Judy Garland
  • 1963-09-29 "My Favorite Martian" starring Ray Walston, debuts on CBS-TV

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1963-10-11 William Shatner stars in "Nightmare at 20,000 Feet" episode of CBS anthology series "The Twilight Zone"

  • 1963-11-28 WHNT TV channel 19 in Huntsville, AL (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1963-12-07 First use of the instant replay machine invented by CBS in a US Army vs Navy football game
  • 1963-12-31 Dear Abby show premieres on CBS radio (runs 11 years)
  • 1964-01-01 KNMT TV channel 12 in Walker, MN (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1964-01-01 KTVS TV channel 3 in Sterling, CO (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1964-01-24 CBS purchases 1964 & 1965 NFL TV rights for $28.2 million
  • 1964-02-09 NYC news anchor Jim Jenson's 1st appearance on WCBS-TV
  • 1964-03-16 KCOY TV channel 12 in Santa Maria, California (CBS) begins broadcasting

  • 1964-04-25 "New Phil Silvers Show" last airs on CBS-TV

Appears on tv showTelevision Debut

1964-09-26 TV sitcom "Gilligan's Island", starring Bob Denver as Gilligan, debuts on CBS

Actor Bob Denver
Actor
Bob Denver
  • 1964-10-12 WSBK TV channel 38 in Boston, MA (IND/ABC/CBS/NBC) begin

Appears on tv showTelevision Premiere

1965-04-28 "My Name is Barbra", Barbra Streisand's first television special, premieres on CBS

Singer-Songwriter and Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-Songwriter and Actress
Barbra Streisand
  • 1965-09-04 KREZ TV channel 6 in Durango, CO (CBS/NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1965-09-12 WCEE TV channel 23 in Rockford, IL (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1965-09-17 CBS premiere of WWII sitcom "Hogan's Heroes"
  • 1965-10-17 WBMG TV channel 42 in Birmingham, AL (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1965-10-27 WCFT TV channel 33 in Tuscaloosa, AL (CBS) begins broadcasting

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1965-11-22 "Miss Goodall and the Wild Chimpanzees" broadcast on CBS, watched by 25 million, brings Jane Goodall to international attention

Primatologist and Anthropologist Jane Goodall
Primatologist and Anthropologist
Jane Goodall

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1965-12-09 "A Charlie Brown Christmas", the first Peanuts animated special premieres on CBS in the US

Cartoonist Charles M. Schulz
Cartoonist
Charles M. Schulz
  • 1965-12-29 CBS purchases NFL TV rights for 1966-68 at $18.8 million per year
  • 1966-01-11 "Daktari" African adventure series premieres on CBS TV
  • 1966-02-26 KBIM TV channel 10 in Roswell, NM (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1966-03-30 "Color Me Barbra", Barbra Streisand's second TV special and the first in color, premieres on CBS
  • 1966-09-01 KIFW (now KTNL) TV channel 13 in Sitka, AK (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1966-09-17 "Mission Impossible" premieres on CBS-TV

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1966-12-18 Dr. Seuss' "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" airs for 1st time on CBS

Children's Author Dr. Seuss
Children's Author
Dr. Seuss
  • 1967-02-05 "Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour" premieres on CBS (later ABC, NBC)
  • 1967-06-04 KTVN TV channel 2 in Reno, NV (CBS) begins broadcasting

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1967-06-14 "The Steve Allen Comedy Hour" premieres on CBS-TV

TV Personality, Comedian and Composer Steve Allen
TV Personality, Comedian and Composer
Steve Allen
  • 1967-07-09 WRET TV channel 36 in Charlotte, North Carolina (NBC/CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1967-08-18 WCBS radio in NYC goes all-news
  • 1967-09-02 KUHI (now KSNF) TV channel 16 in Joplin, MO (CBS) begins broadcasting

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1967-09-11 "The Carol Burnett Show" starring Carol Burnett premieres on CBS-TV in the US

Comedian and Actress Carol Burnett
Comedian and Actress
Carol Burnett

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1967-12-10 CBS officially renames CBS-TV Studio 50 in New York (built in 1927 as Hammerstein's Theatre), as "The Ed Sullivan Theater" in celebration of the 20th anniversary of his program

TV Host Ed Sullivan
TV Host
Ed Sullivan
  • 1968-01-04 Leo Fender sells Fender Guitars for $13 million to CBS

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1968-02-27 CBS news anchor Walter Cronkite delivers a scathing editorial on America's chances of winning the Vietnam War

Broadcast Journalist Walter Cronkite
Broadcast Journalist
Walter Cronkite
  • 1968-03-14 CBS TV suspends Radio Free Europe free advertising because RFE doesn't make it clear it is sponsored by the CIA
  • 1968-06-10 WHTV (now WTZH) TV channel 24 in Meridian, MS (NBC/CBS) 1st broadcast
  • 1968-09-15 "Barbra Streisand: A Happening in Central Park" premieres on CBS TV

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1968-09-24 "60 Minutes" premieres on CBS-TV

Newscaster Mike Wallace
Newscaster
Mike Wallace
Journalist Harry Reasoner
Journalist
Harry Reasoner
  • 1968-09-26 1st broadcast of "Hawaii Five-O" on CBS-TV
  • 1968-12-11 KECC (now KECY) TV channel 9 in El Centro, CA (CBS) 1st broadcast
  • 1968-12-24 WATU (now WAGT) TV channel 26 in Augusta, GA (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1969-02-02 KMST TV channel 46 in Monterey-Salinas, CA (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1969-06-08 "Smothers Brothers comedy Hour" last airs on CBS-TV

  • 1969-06-15 "Hee Haw" with Roy Clark & Buck Owens premieres on CBS TV

Appears on tv showTelevision Debut

1969-09-13 "Scooby-Doo Where are You" by Hanna-Barbera debuts on CBS in the US

Animator Joseph Barbera
Animator
Joseph Barbera
Animator William Hanna
Animator
William Hanna
  • 1969-10-26 WHMA (now WJSU) TV channel 40 in Anniston, AL (CBS) 1st broadcast
  • 1970-06-05 KPAX TV channel 8 in Missoula, Montana (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1970-06-23 "Red Skelton Show" last airs on CBS-TV, moved to NBC-TV

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1970-09-19 "The Mary Tyler Moore" show premieres on CBS

  • 1971-01-12 "All in the Family" premieres on CBS featuring 1st toilet flush on TV
  • 1971-03-14 Barbra Streisand appears on "The Burt Bacharach Special" on CBS TV
  • 1971-03-26 "Cannon" starring William Conrad as a private detective premieres on CBS-TV; airs for 5 seasons
  • 1971-03-28 Last original edition of "The Ed Sullivan Show" broadcasts on CBS-TV
  • 1971-06-06 Final broadcast of "The Ed Sullivan Show" (a repeat from 7 February) on CBS-TV
  • 1971-08-01 CBS presents Masterpiece Theatre's 6 Wives of Henry VIII
  • 1971-10-13 WTZH TV channel 24 in Meridian, MS (CBS) suspends broadcasting
  • 1971-12-18 CBS radio cancels Saturday morning band concerts
  • 1971-12-19 CBS airs "Homecoming A Christmas Story," (introducing the Waltons)
  • 1972-02-14 CBS "Late Movie" premieres
  • 1972-05-18 "Me and The Chimp" an American TV sitcom last airs on CBS in the US
  • 1972-09-04 "The Price is Right" - US's longest running games show debuts on CBS
  • 1972-09-12 TV sitcom "Maude", a spin-off of "All In The Family", starring Bea Arthur and Bill Macy premieres on CBS
  • 1972-09-14 "The Waltons" TV program premieres on CBS starring Richard Thomas, Ralph Waite, Michael Learned, and Will Geer

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1972-09-17 TV comedy "M*A*S*H", adapted from the movie, starring Alan Alda, Loretta Swit, Wayne Rogers, and McLean Stevenson debuts on CBS in the US

Actor, Director and Comedian Alan Alda
Actor, Director and Comedian
Alan Alda

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1973-01-03 A 12-man syndicate led by Michael Burke and George Steinbrenner III buys MLB's New York Yankees from CBS for US$10 million

New York Yankees Owner George Steinbrenner
New York Yankees Owner
George Steinbrenner
  • 1973-01-28 "Barnaby Jones" premieres on CBS TV
  • 1973-03-26 TV soap opera "The Young & the Restless" premieres on CBS
  • 1973-04-02 CBS radio begins on the hour news, 24 hours a day
  • 1973-11-02 "Barbra Streisand ...and Other Musical Instruments" special premieres on CBS TV
  • 1974-01-01 NBC radio begins on the hour news 24 hours a day (following CBS lead)
  • 1974-01-06 "CBS Mystery Theater" premieres on radio
  • 1974-02-08 TV sitcom "Good Times", spin-off from "Maude", starring Esther Rolle, John Amos, and J.J. Walker, premieres on CBS TV
  • 1974-02-08 American television soap opera "The Secret Storm" ends a 20 year run on CBS
  • 1974-12-27 Dear Abby show ends run on CBS radio after 11 years
  • 1975-01-18 "The Jeffersons" spinoff from "All in the Family" premieres on CBS
  • 1975-12-16 1st broadcast of "One Day at a Time" on CBS TV

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1976-04-01 "Helter Skelter", detailing Charles Manson's cult "family", their capture, trial, conviction and aftermath, premieres on CBS

Murderer Charles Manson
Murderer
Charles Manson
  • 1976-09-29 "Alice" debuts on CBS-TV
  • 1977-02-05 General Mills Adventure Theater premieres on CBS radio
  • 1977-03-10 CBS' premiere of "A Circle of Children", starring Jane Alexander and based on the life and book about this by Mary Mac Cracken
  • 1977-03-19 Last episode of "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" premieres on CBS, with a group hug searching for a box tissues, then singing "It's a Long Way to Tipperary"

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1978-03-10 "The Incredible Hulk", starring Bill Bixby as David Banner, premieres on CBS

Actor Bill Bixby
Actor
Bill Bixby
Comic Book Artist and Writer Jack Kirby
Comic Book Artist and Writer
Jack Kirby

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1978-04-02 TV show "Dallas" starring Larry Hagman and Barbara Bel Geddes premieres on CBS as a 5 week mini-series; ratings success leads to a 13 year run

  • 1978-09-29 "Flying High," debuts on CBS
  • 1978-10-23 CBS raises LP prices to $8.98
  • 1978-12-13 CBS' premiere of "Lovey: A Circle of Children Part II", sequel to "A Circle of Children", which is also based on Mary Mac Cracken

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