FOX TV in History

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Events in Film & TV

  • 1987-04-05 Fox TV network premieres showing "Married With Children" and "The Tracey Ullman Show"
  • 1989-07-23 FOX-TV tops ABC, NBC & CBS for 1st time (America's Most Wanted)

Television Premiere

1989-12-17 "The Simpsons" created by Matt Groening, premieres on Fox TV as a full animated series with the episode, "Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire"

  • 1990-04-15 "In Living Color" premieres on FOX-TV
  • 1990-06-08 "It's Garry Shandling's Show" last airs on Fox-TV

Television Premiere

1990-10-04 US premiere of Fox TV's "Beverly Hills, 90210" created by Darren Star and starring Luke Perry, Jason Priestley and Shannen Doherty

Television Premiere

1991-11-14 Michael Jackson's "Black or White" music video with groundbreaking morphing effects premieres simultaneously in 27 countries on MTV, Fox TV and BBC's Top of the Pops

  • 1991-11-17 1st TV condom ad aired (FOX- TV)
  • 1992-09-28 "Dog City" cartoon debuts on Fox-TV
  • 1994-02-05 "Where On Earth Is Carmen San Diego," debuts on Fox TV
  • 1997-05-05 "Married With Children" final episode on Fox TV
  • 1997-08-04 "The Keenan Ivory Wayans Show" premieres on Fox TV

Television Debut

1999-01-31 Seth MacFarlane's "Family Guy" 1st airs on Fox TV

Birthdays in Film & TV

Rupert MurdochRupert Murdoch (92 years old)

1931-03-11 Australian-born American media mogul (NY Post, News of the World, FOX-TV), born in Melbourne, Victoria

  • 1942-02-02 Barry Diller, founder (Fox-TV)
  • 1970-04-09 Mike Barz [Michael Barszcz], American meteorologist and TV anchor (WFOX-TV, WJAX-TV), born in Los Angeles, California