Saturday, January 1, 2011

I've Got a Secret with guest host Hal March and guest Ricardo Monntalban (1957)

The Steve Allen Show (1963)

CBS News (1963)

Walter Cronkite's normal 15 minute CBS News broadcast was extended to a full half hour to include this exclusive interview with President Kennedy in September of 1963. From then on, the news broadcast conformed to a thirty minute format.

The Twilight Zone with special guest stars Telly Savalas and June Foray (1963)

The Steve Allen Show (1963)

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

What's My Line with mystery guest Joan Rivers (1968)

Gunsmoke wth special guest star Glenn Strange (1966)

Floyd Patterson vs. Ingemar Johansson (1961)

Arguably, the first "pay TV" or "pay-per-view" event that ever occurred - certainly the first of major significance.  Community arenas and public theaters brodcasted the event on closed-circuit and fans could watch for the price of a ticket.