TV Programs

TV Programs: Dramas - Miniseries - Sitcoms - Soap Operas

Events in Film & TV

  • 1928-05-10 WGY, Schenectady begins regular TV programming
  • 1936-07-29 RCA shows 1st real TV program (dancing, film on locomotives, Bonwit Teller fashion show and monologue from Tobacco Road & comedy)
  • 1949-12-28 20th Century Fox announces it will produce TV programs
  • 1950-08-27 1st transmission of a TV programme from continental Europe shown on BBC
  • 1955-01-19 "Millionaire" TV program premieres on CBS
  • 1956-04-10 Philips broadcasts 1st Dutch color TV programs

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1962-01-15 Coco the Clown [Nicolai Poliakoff] is the subject of the BBC TV programme "This is Your Life"

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Coco the Clown
  • 1962-08-23 1st Europe-US live TV program (via Telstar)
  • 1972-09-14 "Waltons" TV program premieres
  • 1984-01-17 Supreme Court rules (5-4) oks private use of home VCRs to tape TV programs for later viewing does not violate federal copyright laws
  • 1992-07-01 Fox broadcasting adds Wednesday night TV programming
  • 2002-03-05 American reality TV program The Osbournes" featuring family of Ozzy Osbourne premieres on MTV

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • 1947-11-06 Jack Arnold, character on TV programme The Wonder Years