TV Guide cost just 15 cents when it was first published by Triangle Publications in the US in ten cities selling 1,560,000 copies. By the 1960s it was the most widely read magazine in the country.
Published in digest form for the first 52 years of its life today the magazine still features stories on upcoming TV programs. It included for its first issue a feature on Desi Arnaz Jr., baby son of TV star Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz whose birth was incorporated into the storyline of their TV show "I Love Lucy"
- 1953-04-03 American magazine "TV Guide" publishes 1st issue; cover features photo of Lucille Ball's new born baby boy, Desiderio Alberto Arnaz IV (later professionally known as Desi Arnaz, Jr.)