Thursday, February 21, 2019

HGTV Ratings

HGTV's "My Lottery Dream Home" Delivers Stellar Friday Night Ratings
HGTV further spins the numbers for the season to date.
[via press release from HGTV] HGTV'S 'MY LOTTERY DREAM HOME' DELIVERS STELLAR FRIDAY NIGHT RATINGS

New York [Feb. 21, 2019] HGTV hit series My Lottery Dream Home continues to be a ratings driver for the net, ranking as the highest-rated series in premieres among viewers P25-54 for 2019. The current season, which premiered on Friday, Jan. 4, from 9-9:30 p.m. ET/PT, is up 11% over the previous run and is on pace to be the highest-rated season in the show's history among viewers P25-54. Over 23.2 million total viewers have tuned into My Lottery Dream Home this year. The series follows HGTV star David Bromstad as he enthusiastically travels the country to take his newly moneyed clients on tours of luxurious properties, helping them find and buy their first high-dollar house.

ABOUT HGTV
HGTV delivers the superstar experts, fascinating families, compelling renovations and stunning transformations that make all things home fun. America's favorite way to get entertaining, relatable and inspirational home and lifestyle content, HGTV offers: a top 10 cable network that is distributed to more than 88 million U.S. households; a website, HGTV.com, that attracts an average of 9.7 million people each month; a social footprint of 16.8 million; HGTV Magazine, a monthly publication that reaches more than one million readers and exclusive collections of home-oriented products through the HGTV HOME(TM) consumer products line. Viewers can become fans of HGTV and interact with other home improvement enthusiasts through Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram. HGTV is owned by Discovery, Inc., a global leader in real life entertainment spanning 220 countries and territories, whose portfolio also includes Discovery Channel, Food Network, TLC, Investigation Discovery, and OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. 

HGTV Strong New Year's Day Performance Helped by "HGTV Dream Home 2019" and Freshman Series "Windy City Rehab"
HGTV further spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 1.

[via press release from HGTV] HGTV STRONG NEW YEAR'S DAY PERFORMANCE HELPED BY 'HGTV DREAM HOME 2019' AND FRESHMAN SERIES 'WINDY CITY REHAB'

New York [Jan. 8, 2019] Bolstered by its robust All Premiere New Year programming lineup, HGTV averaged a 0.61 live plus three-day rating among viewers P25-54 on Tuesday night, Jan. 1, a 22% increase over the holiday in 2018. The evening's strong performances included HGTV Dream Home 2019 and the series premiere of Windy City Rehab, the network's newest home renovation series. Windy City Rehab, starring designer and real estate developer Alison Victoria, delivered a 0.82 live plus three-day rating among viewers P25-54 in the 9-10 p.m. ET/PT timeslot, making it the highest rated series premiere on HGTV since 2017. With a 0.71 live plus three-day rating among viewers P25-54, the 8-9 p.m. ET/PT airing of HGTV Dream Home 2019 grew by 16% versus last year's special. It also helped spur a 36% increase in online visits to the HGTV Dream Home 2019 website as well as an 8% lift in sweepstakes entries to date over the previous year.

ABOUT HGTV
HGTV delivers the superstar experts, fascinating families, compelling renovations and stunning transformations that make all things home fun. America's favorite way to get entertaining, relatable and inspirational home and lifestyle content, HGTV offers: a top 10 cable network that is distributed to more than 90 million U.S. households; a website, HGTV.com, that attracts an average of 9.7 million people each month; a social footprint of 16.8 million; HGTV Magazine, a monthly publication that reaches more than one million readers and exclusive collections of home-oriented products through the HGTV HOME(TM) consumer products line. Viewers can become fans of HGTV and interact with other home improvement enthusiasts through Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram. HGTV is owned by Discovery, Inc., a global leader in real life entertainment spanning 220 countries and territories, whose portfolio also includes Discovery Channel, Food Network, TLC, Investigation Discovery, and OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network.


HGTV's "My Lottery Dream Home" Delivers Its Highest-Rated Season Premiere Yet
HGTV further spins the numbers for Friday, September 21.

[via press release from HGTV] HGTV'S 'MY LOTTERY DREAM HOME' DELIVERS ITS HIGHEST-RATED SEASON PREMIERE YET

New York [Sept. 26, 2018] The new season of HGTV's hit series My Lottery Dream Home scored several impressive performance milestones when it premiered on Friday, Sept. 21, from 9-9:30 p.m. The episode, which attracted 3.3 million total viewers, delivered a .85 live plus three-day rating among viewers 25-54 - the series' highest-rated season premiere and episode in its history. My Lottery Dream Home was the #3 cable network program among viewers 25-54 on Friday night in the timeslot and helped HGTV achieve its highest-rated Friday in this demo since January 2018. The series follows HGTV star David Bromstad as he enthusiastically travels the country to take his newly moneyed clients on tours of luxurious properties, helping them find and buy their first high-dollar house.

ABOUT HGTV
HGTV delivers the superstar experts, fascinating families, compelling renovations and stunning transformations that make all things home fun. America's favorite way to get entertaining, relatable and inspirational home and lifestyle content, HGTV offers: a top 10 cable network that is distributed to more than 90 million U.S. households; a website, HGTV.com, that attracts an average of 9.7 million people each month; a social footprint of 16.8 million; HGTV Magazine, a monthly publication that reaches more than one million readers and exclusive collections of home-oriented products through the HGTV HOME(TM) consumer products line. Viewers can become fans of HGTV and interact with other home improvement enthusiasts through Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram. HGTV is owned by Discovery, Inc., a global leader in real life entertainment whose portfolio also includes Discovery Channel, Food Network, TLC, Investigation Discovery, and OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network.


"Flip or Flop" Double Digit Year-Over-Year Ratings Increase Drives HGTV Thursday Night Performance
HGTV further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[via press release from HGTV] 'FLIP OR FLOP' DOUBLE DIGIT YEAR-OVER-YEAR RATINGS INCREASE DRIVES HGTV THURSDAY NIGHT PERFORMANCE

New York [Sept. 12, 2018] The most recent season of HGTV hit series Flip or Flop, starring divorced couple and business partners Tarek and Christina El Moussa, averaged a 1.06 live plus three day rating among viewers P25-54 during its Thursday 9-9:30 p.m. ET/PT timeslot. Since its return on May 31, the series delivered a 15-percent ratings increase over the prior season and was a top 5 cable program in its timeslot, attracting more than 19 million viewers.

"It's been fascinating to watch Tarek and Christina's journey as they navigate the ups and downs of the real estate market and their new lives as co-parents," said Allison Page, president, HGTV and Food Network. "We got a glimpse into how they run their business and manage their family dynamic post-divorce and the response was overwhelming. The more we learned, the more captivated we were, and we're excited to bring fans another 15-episode season of Flip or Flop in spring 2019."
Fans who can't wait until spring can watch four new special episodes that recount Tarek and Christina's incredible success story. Premiering Thursday, Sept. 13, at 9 p.m. ET/PT, the episodes will feature emotional moments from the series, including the casting tape that started it all, Tarek's near-fatal cancer scare, the couple's fertility struggles and the birth of their second child.

ABOUT HGTV
HGTV delivers the superstar experts, fascinating families, compelling renovations and stunning transformations that make all things home fun. America's favorite way to get entertaining, relatable and inspirational home and lifestyle content, HGTV offers: a top 10 cable network that is distributed to more than 90 million U.S. households; a website, HGTV.com, that attracts an average of 9.7 million people each month; a social footprint of 16.8 million; HGTV Magazine, a monthly publication that reaches more than one million readers and exclusive collections of home-oriented products through the HGTV HOME(TM) consumer products line. Viewers can become fans of HGTV and interact with other home improvement enthusiasts through Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram. HGTV is owned by Discovery, Inc., a global leader in real life entertainment whose portfolio also includes Discovery Channel, Food Network, TLC, Investigation Discovery, and OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. 

HGTV's "Love It or List It" Delivers Its Best Live Plus Same Day Ratings Since 2014
HGTV further spins the numbers for Monday, August 13.

[via press release from HGTV] HGTV'S 'LOVE IT OR LIST IT' DELIVERS ITS BEST LIVE PLUS SAME DAY RATINGS SINCE 2014

New York [Aug. 15, 2018] HGTV's hit series Love It or List It, starring designer Hilary Farr and real estate expert David Visentin, delivered a .75 live plus same day rating among viewers 25-54 on Monday, Aug. 13, from 9-10 p.m. - the series' highest-rated premiere episode since February 2014. The episode delivered a 40 percent ratings increase year-over-year in the timeslot among viewers 25-54 and helped HGTV rank as the #1 cable network among upscale women 25-54. It also tied as the highest-rated episode of the series among men 25-54.

Love It or List It features Hilary and David as they help homeowners make a difficult decision: love their existing home after Hilary remodels their space or purchase a new house that David finds to better fit the needs of the family. More than 8.7 million viewers have watched the current season of Love It or List It since it premiered on Monday, July 9, at 9 p.m. Since then, viewership among P25-54 has grown 20 percent over year-ago levels in the timeslot.

ABOUT HGTV
HGTV delivers the superstar experts, fascinating families, compelling renovations and stunning transformations that make all things home fun. America's favorite way to get entertaining, relatable and inspirational home and lifestyle content, HGTV offers: a top 10 cable network that is distributed to more than 90 million U.S. households; a website, HGTV.com, that attracts an average of 9.7 million people each month; a social footprint of 16.8 million; HGTV Magazine, a monthly publication that reaches more than one million readers and exclusive collections of home-oriented products through the HGTV HOME(TM) consumer products line. Viewers can become fans of HGTV and interact with other home improvement enthusiasts through Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram. HGTV is owned by Discovery, Inc., a global leader in real life entertainment whose portfolio also includes Discovery Channel, Food Network, TLC, Investigation Discovery, and OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. 

"Home Town" Season Two Delivers Solid Live Plus Same Day Ratings for HGTV
HGTV further spins the numbers for the series to date.

[via press release from HGTV] 'HOME TOWN' SEASON TWO DELIVERS SOLID LIVE PLUS SAME DAY RATINGS FOR HGTV

New York [March 14, 2018] The sophomore season of HGTV's hit series Home Town, starring Ben and Erin Napier as they transform outdated properties into gorgeous family homes in Laurel, Mississippi, averaged a .55 live plus same day rating among viewers P25-54 during its 10-week run. Home Town attracted more than 14 million total viewers since its premiere on Monday, January 8, at 9 p.m. ET/PT -- helping HGTV hold its position as the #4 ranked cable network among upscale women 25-54 during the Monday 9-10 p.m. ET/PT timeslot. The solid performance led the network to order 13 new episodes of the series.

In Home Town, first-time homebuyers, couples with young children and adults wishing to live closer to grandchildren all benefit from Erin's imaginative hand sketches and Ben's custom handiwork showcasing local reclaimed materials.

ABOUT HGTV
HGTV delivers the superstar experts, fascinating families, compelling renovations and stunning transformations that make all things home fun. America's favorite way to get entertaining, relatable and inspirational home and lifestyle content, HGTV offers: a top 10 cable network that is distributed to more than 90 million U.S. households; a website, HGTV.com, that attracts an average of 9.7 million people each month; a social footprint of 16.8 million; HGTV Magazine, a monthly publication that reaches more than one million readers and exclusive collections of home-oriented products through the HGTV HOME(TM) consumer products line. Viewers can become fans of HGTV and interact with other home improvement enthusiasts through Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram. HGTV is owned by Discovery, Inc., a global leader in real life entertainment whose portfolio also includes Discovery Channel, Food Network, TLC, Investigation Discovery, and OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network.

"Restored by the Fords" Wraps First Season on HGTV with Solid Ratings Performance
HGTV further spins the numbers for the series to date.

[via press release from HGTV] 'RESTORED BY THE FORDS' WRAPS FIRST SEASON ON HGTV WITH SOLID RATINGS PERFORMANCE

New York [February 22, 2018] The freshman season of HGTV's home renovation series Restored By The Fords, starring siblings Leanne and Steve Ford, averaged a .64 live plus same day rating among viewers P25-54 during its eight-week run. Among viewers P25-54, this was the highest-rated debut season of a series on the network since March 2017. Restored By The Fords attracted 11.3 million total viewers since its premiere on Tuesday, January 2, at 10 p.m. ET/PT -- helping HGTV hold its position as the #2 ranked cable network among upscale women 25-54 during the Tuesday 10-10:30 p.m. timeslot. The strong performance led the network to order 14 new episodes of the series.
"We love the phrase `first season success,' but the live plus same day ratings performance of Restored by the Fords is doubly impressive when you consider how much the television landscape has changed in the past five years," said Loren Ruch, senior vice president of programming, partnerships and special projects for HGTV. "It can take years for a series to gain meaningful traction with target audiences, so finding talent who have the expertise, universal appeal and on-camera magic to hit the target right out of the gate is a huge win."

Restored By The Fords follows siblings Leanne, an interior designer, and Steve, a licensed contractor and renovator, as they enliven older Pittsburgh homes with beautiful and unique custom designs. In each episode, Leanne creates a new look and floor plan for homes, while Steve executes her vision to maximize the charm and functionality of outdated properties.

ABOUT HGTV
HGTV delivers the superstar experts, fascinating families, compelling renovations and stunning transformations that make all things home fun. America's favorite way to get entertaining, relatable and inspirational home and lifestyle content, HGTV offers: a top 10 cable network that is distributed to more than 91 million U.S. households; a website, HGTV.com, that attracts an average of 9.7 million people each month; a social footprint of 16.8 million; HGTV Magazine, a monthly publication that reaches more than one million readers and exclusive collections of home-oriented products through the HGTV HOME(TM) consumer products line. Viewers can become fans of HGTV and interact with other home improvement enthusiasts through Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram. Headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee, HGTV is owned by Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc., which also owns and operates Food Network, Travel Channel, DIY Network, Cooking Channel and Great American Country.

"Home Town" Continues to Deliver Strong Live Plus Same Day Ratings for HGTV
HGTV spins the numbers for Monday, February 5.

[via press release from HGTV] 'HOME TOWN' CONTINUES TO DELIVER STRONG LIVE PLUS SAME DAY RATINGS FOR HGTV
New York [Feb. 7, 2018] HGTV's hit series Home Town, starring Ben and Erin Napier as they transform outdated properties into gorgeous family homes in Laurel, Mississippi, delivered a .71 P25-54 live plus same day rating for the network during its airing on Monday, Feb. 5. It was a 39 percent ratings increase over the six-week average in the 9-10 p.m. timeslot. The episode also was the #2 cable program among upscale women 25-54 for its timeslot, and its performance helped HGTV achieve a top 3 position among upscale women 25-54 on Monday night. Home Town consistently has been a top five cable program among upscale women 25-54 in its time period. Since season two premiered on Jan. 8, more than 9 million viewers have tuned in to watch the series with Ben, a woodworker and craftsman, and Erin, an artist and designer.

ABOUT HGTV
HGTV delivers the superstar experts, fascinating families, compelling renovations and stunning transformations that make all things home fun. America's favorite way to get entertaining, relatable and inspirational home and lifestyle content, HGTV offers: a top 10 cable network that is distributed to more than 91 million U.S. households; a website, HGTV.com, that attracts an average of 9.7 million people each month; a social footprint of 16.8 million; HGTV Magazine, a monthly publication that reaches more than one million readers and exclusive collections of home-oriented products through the HGTV HOME(TM) consumer products line. Viewers can become fans of HGTV and interact with other home improvement enthusiasts through Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram. Headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee, HGTV is owned by Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc., which also owns and operates Food Network, Travel Channel, DIY Network, Cooking Channel and Great American Country.

New Series "Flip or Flop Nashville" Delivers Solid Ratings Performance For HGTV
HGTV further spins the numbers for Thursday, February 1.

[via press release from HGTV] NEW SERIES 'FLIP OR FLOP NASHVILLE' DELIVERS SOLID RATINGS PERFORMANCE FOR HGTV

New York [Feb. 6, 2017] HGTV's new home renovation series Flip or Flop Nashville averaged a .62 rating among viewers P25-54 on Thursday, Feb. 1, at 9 p.m. ET/PT - a 35 percent increase over the six-week average in the timeslot. The series - which stars DeRon Jenkins, a licensed contractor, and Page Turner, a seasoned real estate agent, as they find the worst properties in Nashville and transform them into stylish and functional family homes - has attracted more than five million total viewers since its premiere airing on Jan. 18. The series consistently has been a top five rated program in all of cable for upscale women 25-54 in its timeslot.

ABOUT HGTV
HGTV delivers the superstar experts, fascinating families, compelling renovations and stunning transformations that make all things home fun. America's favorite way to get entertaining, relatable and inspirational home and lifestyle content, HGTV offers: a top 10 cable network that is distributed to more than 91 million U.S. households; a website, HGTV.com, that attracts an average of 9.7 million people each month; a social footprint of 16.8 million; HGTV Magazine, a monthly publication that reaches more than one million readers and exclusive collections of home-oriented products through the HGTV HOME(TM) consumer products line. Viewers can become fans of HGTV and interact with other home improvement enthusiasts through Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram. Headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee, HGTV is owned by Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc., which also owns and operates Food Network, Travel Channel, DIY Network, Cooking Channel and Great American Country.

HGTV Strong Tuesday Night Performance Helped by "Fixer Upper" and New Series "Restored by the Fords"
HGTV spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 23.

[via press release from HGTV] HGTV STRONG TUESDAY NIGHT PERFORMANCE HELPED BY 'FIXER UPPER' AND NEW SERIES 'RESTORED BY THE FORDS'

New York [January 25, 2018] HGTV ranked as the #1 cable network among all W25-54 viewers on Tuesday night, January 23, thanks to strong performances by Fixer Upper and the network's freshman home renovation series, Restored by the Fords. The 9-10 p.m. ET/PT airing of Fixer Upper, starring Chip and Joanna Gaines, ranked as a top 5 program during that time period among all broadcast and cable programs for all W25-54 viewers. Restored by the Fords, starring sibling home renovators Leanne and Steve Ford, ranked as the #2 cable program during the 10-10:30 p.m. ET/PT time period among upscale W25-54 viewers. The Fords' series, which premiered on Tuesday, January 2, is rating 26% higher than the HGTV prime average among P25-54 viewers and, since its premiere, has attracted more than 6 million total viewers.

ABOUT HGTV
HGTV delivers the superstar experts, fascinating families, compelling renovations and stunning transformations that make all things home fun. America's favorite way to get entertaining, relatable and inspirational home and lifestyle content, HGTV offers: a top 10 cable network that is distributed to more than 91 million U.S. households; a website, HGTV.com, that attracts an average of 9.7 million people each month; a social footprint of 16.8 million; HGTV Magazine, a monthly publication that reaches more than one million readers and exclusive collections of home-oriented products through the HGTV HOME(TM) consumer products line. Viewers can become fans of HGTV and interact with other home improvement enthusiasts through Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram. Headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee, HGTV is owned by Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc., which also owns and operates Food Network, Travel Channel, DIY Network, Cooking Channel and Great American Country.

HGTV Series "Restored by the Fords" Nabbed #1 Spot Among Upscale Audiences With Series Premiere
HGTV further spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 2.

[via press release from HGTV] HGTV SERIES 'RESTORED BY THE FORDS' NABBED #1 SPOT AMONG UPSCALE AUDIENCES WITH SERIES PREMIERE

New York [Jan. 8, 2018] HGTV's Restored By the Fords averaged a .75 rating among viewers P25-54 during its premiere on Tuesday, Jan. 2, at 10 p.m. ET/PT - making it the #1 cable program in its time period among upscale W25-54, A18-49 and W18-49. The series, which stars siblings Leanne and Steve Ford as they enliven older Pittsburgh homes with beautiful and unique custom designs, delivered 2.8 million total viewers and was a top five-rated program in all of cable for A25-54 and W25-54 in its timeslot.

ABOUT HGTV
HGTV delivers the superstar experts, fascinating families, compelling renovations and stunning transformations that make all things home fun. America's favorite way to get entertaining, relatable and inspirational home and lifestyle content, HGTV offers: a top 10 cable network that is distributed to more than 91 million U.S. households; a website, HGTV.com, that attracts an average of 9.7 million people each month; a social footprint of 16.8 million; HGTV Magazine, a monthly publication that reaches more than one million readers and exclusive collections of home-oriented products through the HGTV HOME(TM) consumer products line. Viewers can become fans of HGTV and interact with other home improvement enthusiasts through Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram. Headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee, HGTV is owned by Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc., which also owns and operates Food Network, Travel Channel, DIY Network, Cooking Channel and Great American Country.

"Home Town" Delivers Standout Season One Ratings for HGTV
HGTV further spins the numbers for the series to date.

[via press release from HGTV] 'HOME TOWN' DELIVERS STANDOUT SEASON ONE RATINGS FOR HGTV
New York [May 25, 2017] The first season of HGTV's newest hit home renovation series, Home Town, starring Ben Napier, a woodworker/craftsman, and Erin Napier, an artist/designer, averaged a 0.68 live plus same day rating among viewers P25-54. During its run, Home Town was consistently ranked as a top 3 show among both upscale P25-54 and upscale W25-54 for the Tuesday 10-11 p.m. timeslot. The series premiere on Tuesday, March 21, at 10 p.m. ET/PT, was also HGTV's second highest-rated series premiere in network history.

Home Town features Ben and Erin as they revitalize historic homes in their small Mississippi town for first-time homebuyers, couples with young children and adults wishing to live closer to grandchildren. The entire community benefits from Erin's imaginative designs and Ben's custom handiwork featuring local reclaimed materials.

ABOUT HGTV
HGTV delivers the superstar experts, fascinating families, compelling renovations and stunning transformations that make all things home fun. America's favorite way to get entertaining, relatable and inspirational home and lifestyle content, HGTV offers: a top 10 cable network that is distributed to more than 90 million U.S. households; a website, HGTV.com, that attracts an average of nine million people each month; social media platforms that engage nearly nine million users; HGTV Magazine, a monthly publication that reaches more than one million readers and exclusive collections of home-oriented products through the HGTV HOME(TM) consumer products line. Viewers can become fans of HGTV and interact with other home improvement enthusiasts through Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram. Headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee, HGTV is owned by Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc., which also owns and operates Food Network, Travel Channel, DIY Network, Cooking Channel and Great American Country.

HGTV Series "Flip or Flop Vegas" Premieres with Winning Ratings
HGTV spins the numbers for Thursday, April 6.

[via press release from HGTV] HGTV SERIES 'FLIP OR FLOP VEGAS' PREMIERES WITH WINNING RATINGS
New York [April 10, 2017] HGTV's Flip or Flop Vegas averaged a .68 rating among viewers P25-54 during its premiere on Thursday, April 6, at 9 p.m. ET/PT - a 19 percent increase over year-ago levels in the timeslot. The series, which stars contractor and MMA fighter Bristol Marunde and his wife, real estate agent and designer, Aubrey, as they transform run-down Vegas homes into showstoppers, delivered 2.5 million total viewers and was a top five rated program in all of cable for upscale women 25-54.

ABOUT HGTV
HGTV delivers the superstar experts, fascinating families, compelling renovations and stunning transformations that make all things home fun. America's favorite way to get entertaining, relatable and inspirational home and lifestyle content, HGTV offers: a top 10 cable network that is distributed to more than 90 million U.S. households; a website, HGTV.com, that attracts an average of nine million people each month; social media platforms that engage nearly nine million users; HGTV Magazine, a monthly publication that reaches more than one million readers and exclusive collections of home-oriented products through the HGTV HOME(TM) consumer products line. Viewers can become fans of HGTV and interact with other home improvement enthusiasts through Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram. Headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee, HGTV is owned by Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc., which also owns and operates Food Network, Travel Channel, DIY Network, Cooking Channel and Great American Country.

"Home Town" Brings Home High Ratings to HGTV
HGTV spins the numbers for the series to date.

[via press release from HGTV]
    
"HOME TOWN" BRINGS HOME HIGH RATINGS TO HGTV
New York [March 31, 2017] HGTV's newest hit home renovation series, Home Town, delivered a .88 P25-54 rating for the network during its second airing on Tuesday, March 28 - ranking as the second highest-rated show among this demo, in all of cable television, during the 10-11 p.m. timeslot. The episode's performance also helped HGTV achieve the #1 position among W25-54 and upscale W25-54 on Tuesday night. The series premiere on Tuesday, March 21, at 10 p.m. ET/PT, was HGTV's second highest-rated series premiere in network history.

Starring Ben Napier, a woodworker/craftsman, and Erin Napier, an artist/designer, Home Town features the couple as they revitalize historic homes in their small Mississippi town for first-time homebuyers, couples with young children and adults wishing to live closer to grandchildren. The entire community benefits from Erin's imaginative designs and Ben's custom handiwork featuring local reclaimed materials.
 
"This breakout ratings performance of Home Town is precisely what we anticipated from a series featuring Erin and Ben - an incredibly talented duo," said John Feld, senior vice president, original programming and production for HGTV, DIY Network and Great American Country. "We can already see that this show appeals to savvy viewers and will deliver a coveted audience for advertisers."

ABOUT HGTV
HGTV delivers the superstar experts, fascinating families, compelling renovations and stunning transformations that make all things home fun. America's favorite way to get entertaining, relatable and inspirational home and lifestyle content, HGTV offers: a top 10 cable network that is distributed to more than 90 million U.S. households; a website, HGTV.com, that attracts an average of nine million people each month; social media platforms that engage nearly nine million users; HGTV Magazine, a monthly publication that reaches more than one million readers and exclusive collections of home-oriented products through the HGTV HOME(TM) consumer products line. Viewers can become fans of HGTV and interact with other home improvement enthusiasts through Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram. Headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee, HGTV is owned by Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc., which also owns and operates Food Network, Travel Channel, DIY Network, Cooking Channel and Great American Country.


"The Wandering Earth" Lands on Netflix

"The Wandering Earth" Lands on Netflix
The movie premiered in China, North America, Australia and New Zealand regions during Lunar New Year, and earned an exceptional RMB 3.3 billion at the box office within 10 days.
[via press release from Netflix] "THE WANDERING EARTH" LANDS ON NETFLIX

Singapore, February 21, 2019 - Netflix, the world's leading internet entertainment service, announces Mandarin sci-fi film The Wandering Earth to land on Netflix.

Based on the novella of the same title by Liu Cixin, the first Asian novelist to win the Hugo Award for Science Fiction, The Wandering Earth is directed and written by Frant Gwo, featuring a stellar cast of Qu Chuxiao, Li Guangjie, Ng Man-tat and Zhao Jinmai with special appearance by Wu Jing. The movie premiered in China, North America, Australia and New Zealand regions during Lunar New Year, and earned an exceptional RMB 3.3 billion at the box office within 10 days.

The movie is a majestic feast for the eyes with massive production scale rarely seen in Mandarin films. Its post-production and special effects work spanned two years, undergoing more than 3,000 conceptual designs, and featuring over 10,000 specifically-built props, while employing more than 2,000 special effects shots and a substantial amount of computer graphics shots.

"Netflix is committed to providing entertainment lovers with access to a wide variety of global content. With its high-quality production and story-telling, we believe that The Wandering Earth will be loved by Sci-Fi fans around the world." said Jerry Zhang, Manager of Content Acquisition at Netflix.

Director Frant Gwo said, "Audiences from over 190 countries will soon meet The Wandering Earth on Netflix. I am glad that our movie can reach to people from different parts of the world. This is a movie created for the Chinese audience around the world, and it has been positively received since its premiere, we are very excited about it. To my surprise, this movie also resonate outside Mainland China. Netflix will translate it into 28 languages, enabling more viewers to enjoy it regardless of geographical and linguistic differences. I hope they will like it."

The Wandering Earth tells the story of a close future in which the sun is about to expand into a red giant and devour the Earth, prompting mankind to make an audacious attempt to save planet. The multi-generational heroes build ten-thousand stellar engines in an effort to propel Planet Earth out the solar system, in the hope of finding a new celestial home. During the 2,500 year-long journey, a group of daring heroes emerge to defend human civilization from unexpected dangers and new enemies, and to ensure the survival of humanity in this age of the wandering Earth.

Video: "Losers" - Official Trailer - Netflix

Video: "Losers" - Official Trailer - Netflix
The docu-series launches Friday, March 1 on the streaming service.
[via press release from Netflix] Losers | Official Trailer [HD] | Netflix

We live in a winner take all society where losing is laughed off, dismissed and shamed. But what do we miss when we turn our back on the lessons that failure gives us? 

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Today in TV History - February 2019


Today is Thursday, February 21, 2019

Today in
Television History

1970 - The Jackson Five performed "I Want You Back" and "ABC" on "American Bandstand."

1977 - Neil Diamond's in-concert TV special aired on NBC.

1981 - Prince appeared on "Saturday Night Live" and performed "Party Up." It was his first appearance on the show.

1989 - The Perry Mason TV movie "The Case of the Lethal Lesson" aired.

2000 - David Letterman returned to his Late Night show about five weeks after having an emergency quintuple heart bypass operation.
Today in
American Bandstand History

1961 - The Shirelles performed "Will You Love Me Tomorrow" and "Dedicated to the One I Love" on "American Bandstand."

1970 - The Jackson Five performed "I Want You Back" and "ABC" on "American Bandstand."

1976 - Gary Wright performed "Dream Weaver" on "American Bandstand."

1981 - Loverboy performed "Turn Me Loose" on "American Bandstand."

1981 - Rupert Holmes performed "I Don't Need You" on "American Bandstand."


Today is Wednesday, February 20, 2019


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Television History

1964 - The 200th episode of "Perry Mason" aired on CBS.

1983 - The 200th episode of "The Jeffersons" aired.

1987 - After 11 years, David Hartman left ABC’s "Good Morning America."

2000 - ABC-TV aired the "Little Richard" TV movie.

2002 - ESPN and the Liberty Bowl signed a contract that extended through 2008.

2003 - It was announced on NBC's "Today" show that Jane Pauley would be leaving NBC the upcoming June. Pauley had been with the network for 27 years.

2009 - Conan O'Brien made his last appearance as host of "Late Night."


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1959 - The Platters performed "Smoke Gets in Your Eyes" and "Enchanted" on "American Bandstand."

1962 - Joey Dee & the Starlighters performed "Peppermint Twist" and "Hey Let's Twist" on "American Bandstand."

1963 - Lou Christie performed "The Gypsy Cried" on "American Bandstand."

1965 - Johnny Mathis performed "Listen Lonely Girl" on "American Bandstand."

1965 - Vic Dana performed "Red Roses for a Blue Lady" on "American Bandstand."

1965 - Beau Brummels performed "Laugh Laugh" on "American Bandstand."

1971 - The Mob performed "I Dig Everything About You" on "American Bandstand."

1982 - The Henry Paul Band performed "Keepin' Our Love Alive" on "American Bandstand."



Today is Tuesday, February 19, 2019
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Television History
1974 - Dick Clark premiered the "American Music Awards."

1974 - Kiss made their TV debut on "Don Kirshner's Rock Concert."

1987 - A controversial, anti-smoking ad aired for the first time on television. It featured Yul Brynner who died shortly after of lung cancer.

1991 - Public Enemy boycotted the 1991 Grammy Awards because the rap award was not going to be presented during the live TV ceremony.

1993 - The Perry Mason TV movie "The Case of the Skin-Deep Scandal" aired.

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1966 - The Mamas & Papas performed "California Dreamin'" on "American Bandstand."

1966 - Bob Lind performed "Elusive Butterfly" on "American Bandstand."

1972 - The Addrisi Bros. performed "We've Got to Get It On Again" on "American Bandstand."

1977 - Brick performed "Dazz" on "American Bandstand."

1977 - A video of Queen performing "Tie Your Mother Down" was aired on "American Bandstand."

1983 - Phil Everly performed "Who's Gonna Keep Me Warm Tonight" on "American Bandstand."

1983 - Jeffrey Osborn performed "On The Wings of Love" and "Eenie Meenie" on "American Bandstand." 

Today is Monday, February 18, 2019


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Television History

1953 - Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz signed a contract worth $8,000,000 to continue the "I Love Lucy" TV show through 1955.

1990 - The movie "Death of the Incredible Hulk" aired.

1998 - Rob Smith (Cure) did battle with the forces of musical evil (Barbra Streisand) on the TV show South Park.

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American Bandstand History

1959 - Roy Hamilton performed "I Need Your Lovin'" on "American Bandstand."

1960 - Johnnie & Joe performed "Over the Mountain - Across the Sea" on "American Bandstand."

1967 - P.J. Proby performed "Niki Hokey" on "American Bandstand."

1967 - Fifth Dimension performed "Go Where You Wanna Go" on "American Bandstand."

1978 - Gene Cotton performed "Before My Heart Finds Out" on "American Bandstand."



Today is Sunday, February 17, 2019


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Television History

1965 - Comedienne Joan Rivers made her first guest appearances on "The Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson" on NBC-TV.

1971 - James Taylor made his prime-time television debut on ABC's the "Johnny Cash Show."

1990 - Aerosmith appeared on Saturday Night Live. They performed the Wayne's World theme song while appearing in the skit as themselves.

1996 - The 400th episode of "Saturday Night Live" aired on NBC.

2013 - Jimmy Fallon took over NBC's "Tonight Show" from Jay Leno. Leno had started as host on May 25, 1992.

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American Bandstand History

1959 - The Rivieras performed "Moonlight Serenade" on "American Bandstand."

1968 - Music Explosion performed "Little Bit O' Soul" and "Sunshine Games" on "American Bandstand."

1973 - The Gallery performed "Big City Miss Ruth Ann" on "American Bandstand."

1979 - The Raes performed "A Little Lovin'" on "American Bandstand."

1979 - Bonnie Pointer performed "Free Me From My Freedom" on "American Bandstand."


Today is Saturday, February 16, 2019


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Television History

1948 - NBC-TV began airing its first nightly newscast, "The Camel Newsreel Theatre", which consisted of Fox Movietone newsreels.

1985 - "Kojak" returned to network television after an absence of seven years with the CBS-TV special, "Kojak: The Belarus File."

1991 - The 300th episode of "Saturday Night Live" aired on NBC.


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American Bandstand History

1959 - Little Anthony & the Imperials performed "So Much" and "Wishful Thinking" on "American Bandstand."

1960 - Annette (Funicello) performed "O Dio Mio" on "American Bandstand."

1974 - Redbone performed "Come and Get Your Love" on "American Bandstand."

1980 - Rufus performed "Do You Love What You Feel" on "American Bandstand."

1985 - New Edition performed "Mr. Telephone Man" and "Lost In Love" on "American Bandstand."

1985 - Autograph performed "Turn Up the Radio" on "American Bandstand."

1985 - Greg Kihn performed "Lucky" and "They Rock By Night" on "American Bandstand."



Today is Friday, February 15, 2019


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Television History

1962 - CBS-TV bought the exclusive rights to college football games from the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) for a figure of $10,200,000.

1975 - Gino Vannelli became the first white artist to perform on "Soul Train."

1988 - The first series of "Red Dwarf" began.

2002 - The last "Greenfield at Large" was aired. CNN canceled the show due to low ratings.


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American Bandstand History

1962 - Paul Peterson performed "She Can't Find Her Keys" on "American Bandstand."

1964 - Bobby Vee performed "Stranger in Your Arms" on "American Bandstand."

1969 - Willie Mitchell performed "30-60-90" on "American Bandstand."



Today is Thursday, February 14, 2019


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Television History

1954 - The TV show "Letter to Loretta" changed its name to "The Loretta Young Show." The show premiered on September 20, 1953.

1958 - On CBS television Walter Cronkite reported that the Iranian government has banned rock & roll because it is against the concepts of Islam and also a hazard to health.

1964 - Chad & Jeremy were guests on the "Patty Duke Show."

1966 - CBS bought the rights to the NFL's 1966 and 1967 Championship Games for $2 million per game.

1972 - John Lennon and Yoko Ono began a weeklong stay as co-hosts on "The Mike Douglas Show."

1980 - Walter Cronkite announced his retirement from the "CBS Evening News."

1985 - Cable News Network reporter Jeremy Levin was freed. He had been being held in Lebanon by extremists.

1986 - Frank Zappa appeared on "Miami Vice" playing a crime boss named "Mr. Frankie."

2001 - "Barbra Streisand: Timeless" aired on FOX. The show was a farewell-tour concert.


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American Bandstand History

1958 - Ersel Hickey performed "Bluebirds over the Mountain" on "American Bandstand."

1962 - Eddie Holland performed "Jamie" on "American Bandstand."

1970 - David Ruffin performed "I'm So Glad I Fell for You" on "American Bandstand."

1976 - Charo performed "La Salsa" and Ralph Carter performed "Extra, Extra (Read All About It)" on "American Bandstand."

1981 - Phil Seymour performed "Precious to Me" on "American Bandstand."

1981 - Taste of Honey performed "Sukiyaki" on "American Bandstand."



Today is Wednesday, February 13, 2019


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Television History

1939 - Virginia Payne became a new character in NBC’s soap opera, "The Carter’s of Elm Street". She played the part of Mrs. Carter.

1966 - The Rolling Stones appeared on "The Ed Sullivan Show." The appearance had been taped the day before.

2000 - On "The Simpsons," Maude Flanders was "killed off."

2002 - ABC-TV announced that it had renewed "NYPD Blue" for its 10th season.

2003 - CBS-TV began airing "Survivor: The Amazon."


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American Bandstand History

1958 - Lou Monte performed "Lazy Mary/Luna Mezzo Mare" on "American Bandstand."

1959 - The Skyliners performed "Since I Don't Have You" on "American Bandstand."

1962 - Paul Anka performed "Love Me Warm and Tender" on "American Bandstand."

1965 - Sue Thompson performed "Norman" and "Paper Tiger" on "American Bandstand."

1971 - Bobby Sherman performed "Cried Like a Baby" and "Julie, Do Ya Love Me" on "American Bandstand."

1971 - Little Sister (Sly Stone's Sister, Vanetta Stewart) performed "Somebody's Watching You" on "American Bandstand."

1982 - Carl Carlton performed "She's a Bad Mama Jama" on "American Bandstand."

1982 - Lulu performed "If I Were You" on "American Bandstand." 


Today is Tuesday, February 12, 2019


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Television History

1985 - Johnny Carson surprised his audience by shaving the beard he had been wearing on "The Tonight Show."

1989 - The 100th episode of "Murder, She Wrote" aired on CBS.


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American Bandstand History

1962 - Brenda Lee performed "Break it to Me Gently" and "So Deep" on "American Bandstand."

1966 - Al Martino performed "Spanish Eyes" and "Think I'll Go Somewhere and Cry Myself to Sleep" on "American Bandstand."

1966 - The Young Rascals performed "I Ain't Gonna Eat Out My Heart Anymore" and "Good Lovin'" on "American Bandstand."

1972 - Climax performed "Precious and Few" on "American Bandstand."

1972 - Rufus Thomas performed "Do the Funky Penguin" on "American Bandstand."

1983 - The Greg Kihn Band performed "Jeopardy" and "I Fall to Pieces" on "American Bandstand."

1983 - Night Ranger performed "Don't Tell Me You Love Me" and "Sing Me Away" on "American Bandstand." 


Today is Monday, February 11, 2019


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Television History

1956 - Elvis Presley appeared on "Stage Show" for the third time. He was finally given permission from CBS to perform "Heartbreak Hotel."

1960 - Jack Paar walked off while live on the air on the "Tonight Show" with four minutes left. He did this in response to censors cutting out a joke from the show the night before.

1970 - John Lennon and Yoko Ono played "Instant Karma" on the BBC TV show "Top of the Pops."

1971 - The 100th episode of "Ironside" aired.

1979 - The TV movie "Elvis," with Kurt Russell, aired on ABC.

1982 - ABC-TV’s presentation of "The Winds of War" concluded. The 18-hour miniseries cost $40 million to produce and was the most-watched television program in history at the time.

1986 - Boy George guest-starred on an episode of "The A-Team."

1991 - The Perry Mason TV movie "The Case of the Maligned Mobster" aired.

1994 - Prince premiered his song "The Most Beautiful Girl in the World" on the 1994 Miss USA Pageant.

2002 - The six stars on NBC's "Friends" signed a deal for $24 million each for the ninth and final season of the series.

2002 - U.S. First Lady Laura Bush appeared on the "Tonight Show" with host Jay Leno.


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American Bandstand History

1967 - Mojo Men performed "Sit Down I Think I Love You" on "American Bandstand."

1967 - Jimmy Castor performed "Hey Leroy, Your Mamma's Callin' You" on "American Bandstand."

1978 - Yvonne Elliman performed "If I Can't Have You" on "American Bandstand."

1978 - David Gates performed "Goodbye Girl" on "American Bandstand." 


Today is Sunday, February 10, 2019


Today in
Television History

1958 - The "Annette" serial began on ABC-TV's "Mickey Mouse Club."

1981 - U.S. President Reagan was filmed throughout the day for an NBC film "A Day in the Life of the President".

1993 - Michael Jackson granted his first interview in 15 years to Oprah Winfrey. In the interview, Jackson claimed that he has a disorder that destroys the pigmentation of the skin and that he had had very little plastic surgery.

2015 - NBC News suspended Brian Williams for six months without pay for his misrepresenting of events concerning an Iraq war story. The story was found to be untrue.


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American Bandstand History

1959 - Link Wray & His Wraymen performed "Rawhide" on "American Bandstand."

1960 - The Champs performed "Too Much Tequila" on "American Bandstand."

1968 - Blue Cheer performed "Summertime Blues" on "American Bandstand."

1968 - Joe Tex performed "Men Are Gettin' Scarce" on "American Bandstand."

1973 - Austin Roberts performed "Something's Wrong With Me" on "American Bandstand."

1979 - The Jacksons performed "Shake Your Body (Down to the Ground)" on "American Bandstand."



Today is Saturday, February 9, 2019


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Television History

1958 - The American Research Bureau stated that "American Bandstand" was the number one daytime TV program.

1964 - The Beatles made the first of three record-breaking appearances on "The Ed Sullivan Show." 73 million people watched the show. It was their American TV debut.

1969 - A young lady named Roslyn Kind made her TV debut on "The Ed Sullivan Show". Roslyn Kind is the sister of Barbra Streisand.

1984 - NBC Entertainment president, Brandon Tartikoff, gave an interviewer the "10 Commandments for TV Programmers."

1994 - The 100th episode of "Beverly Hills 90210" was aired on FOX.

1997 - "The Simpsons" became the longest-running prime-time animated series. "The Flintstones record previously.

1998 - Oprah Winfrey announced that Garth Brooks had agreed to donate his earnings from sales from his album "Sevens" for a seven-day period. The money went to "Oprah's Angel Network."

2010 - Ellen DeGeneres made her debut as a judge on "American Idol."

2010 - The Jay Leno Show aired for the last time in primetime.


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American Bandstand History

1958 - The American Research Bureau stated that "American Bandstand" was the number one daytime TV program.

1962 - Jack Scott performed "Steps 1 and 2" on "American Bandstand."

1974 - Al Wilson performed "Show and Tell" on "American Bandstand."

1974 - Terry Jacks performed "Seasons in the Sun" on "American Bandstand."

1980 - Tom Johnston performed "Savannah Nites" on "American Bandstand."

1985 - The Commodores performed "Night Shift" on "American Bandstand."

1985 - John Parr performed "Naughty Naughty" and "Magical" on "American Bandstand."




Today is Friday, February 8, 2019


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Television History

1974 - CBS aired the first episode of "Good Times."

1985 - "The Dukes Of Hazzard" ended its 6-1/2 year run on CBS television.

1993 - General Motors sued NBC, alleging that "Dateline NBC" had rigged two car-truck crashes to show that some GM pickups were prone to fires after certain types of crashes. The suit was settled the following day by NBC.

1993 - Tom Jones guest starred on NBC-TV's "The Fresh Prince of Bel Air."

1996 - The U.S. Telecommunications Bill was signed into law. The bill included provisions that required TV manufacturers to install V-chip devices in all television sets with a 13 inch screen or larger. The chips would allow consumers to block "sexual, violent, and other material about which parents should be informed before it is displayed to children".

2006 - Kelly Clarkson became the first participant on "American Idol" to win a Grammy. The awards were for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance for "Since U Been Gone" and Best Pop Vocal Album for "Breakaway". She also performed "Because of You" at the show.

2010 - MTV dropped the "Music Television" moniker from its logo.


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1961 - The Ramrods performed "Ghost Riders in the Sky" on "American Bandstand."

1962 - The Angels performed "Cry, Baby, Cry" on "American Bandstand."

1964 - Jackie DeShannon performed "When You Walk in the Room" on "American Bandstand."

1964 - Did & DeeDee performed "All My Trials" on "American Bandstand."

1975 - Maureen McGovern performed "We May Never Love This Way Again" on "American Bandstand."

1975 - Lamont Dozier performed "Let Me Start Tonite" on "American Bandstand." 


Today is Thursday, February 7, 2019


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Television History

1969 - "This Is Tom Jones" premiered on ABC-TV.

1977 - The 100th episode of "Barnaby Jones" aired.

1978 - The "Mork & Mindy" pilot movie aired for the first time. The series "Mork & Mindy" began airing on September 14, 1978

1988 - The TV mini-series "Elvis and Me" (based on Priscilla Presley's book) began on ABC-TV.

1985 - The 100th episode of "Magnum, p.i." aired.

1988 - The first episode of "America's Most Wanted" aired.

2005 - The cable station MTV2 was re-launched for the second time.


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American Bandstand History

1970 - The Sandpipers performed "Come Saturday Morning" on "American Bandstand."

1970 - Evie Sands performed "Any Way That You Want Me" on "American Bandstand."

1981 - Firefall performed "Stayin' With It" on "American Bandstand."




Today is Wednesday, February 6, 2019


Today in
Television History

1966 - The final episode of "Mr. Ed" aired on CBS.

1972 - Over 500,000 pieces of irate mail arrived at the mail room of CBS-TV, when word leaked out that an edited-for-TV version of the X-rated movie, "The Demand," would be shown.

2003 - Jesse Ventura announced on "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" that he would begin hosting a nightly program on MSNBC within a month.

2005 - During halftime of Super Bowl XXXIX, MTV and MTV2 aired a 15-minute preview of MTV2's second re-launch. The relaunch took place at midnight on February 7.


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1959 - The Poni-Tails performed "Seven Minutes in Heaven" on "American Bandstand."

1961 - Dion performed "Havin' Fun" on "American Bandstand."

1962 - Jack Jones performed "Lollipops and Roses" on "American Bandstand."

1963 - James Darren performed "Pin a Medal on Joey" on "American Bandstand."

1971 - Jerry Reed performed "Amos Moses" on "American Bandstand."

1971 - Dionne Warwick performed "The Green Grass Starts to Grow" and "Who Gets the Guy" on "American Bandstand."

1982 - Kool & the Gang performed "Steppin' Out" on "American Bandstand."

1982 - Jennifer Warnes performed "Could It Be Love" on "American Bandstand." 



Today is Tuesday, February 5, 2019


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Television History

1962 - The 50th episode of "The Andy Griffith Show" aired.

1967 - Due to a Musicians' Union ban, the Rolling Stones were not allowed to play their hit "Let's Spend the Night Together" when they appeared on an ITV show.

1990 - NBC-TV obtained the television rights to all of Notre Dame's home football games for the next five years. Notre Dame was the first school to sell its games to a major TV network.

1995 - The 200th episode of "Married With Children" aired.

2001 - It was announced the Kelly Ripa would be Regis Philbin's co-host. The show was renamed to "Live! With Regis and Kelly."

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1966 - Paul Revere & the Raiders performed "Just Like Me" and "Kicks" on "American Bandstand."

1983 - The Time performed "The Walk" and "777-9311" on "American Bandstand."

1983 - Charlene performed "I've Never Been to Me" and "I Want to Go Back There Again" on "American Bandstand." 


Today is Monday, February 4, 2019


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Television History

1952 - Jackie Robinson was named Director of Communication for NBC. He was the first black executive of a major radio-TV network.

1971 - Diana Ross guest starred on Danny Thomas' "Make Room For Granddaddy" TV show.

1977 - "American Bandstand" celebrated its 25th anniversary with an ABC-TV special hosted by Dick Clark.

1991 - "Cher at the Mirage" aired on CBS-TV.

2002 - Rosa Parks was presented a birthday cake on her 89th birthday at the premiere of the made-for-TV movie, "Ride to Freedom: The Rosa Parks Story." Stevie Wonder sang "Happy Birthday."


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American Bandstand History

1958 - The Royal Teens performed "Short Shorts" on "American Bandstand."

1960 - Johnny Burnette appeared on "American Bandstand."

1963 - Bobby Rydell performed "Butterfly Baby" on "American Bandstand."

1967 - The Young-Holt Trio performed "Wack Wack" on "American Bandstand."

1967 - Tommy Roe performed "It's Now Winter's Day" on "American Bandstand."

1977 - "American Bandstand" celebrated its 25th anniversary with an ABC-TV special hosted by Dick Clark.

1978 - LTD performed "Back in Love Again" on "American Bandstand."


Today is Sunday, February 3, 2019


Today in
Television History

1978 - "Dead Man's Curve" was aired on ABC-TV.

1996 - B.B. King guest starred on CBS-TV's "Touched by an Angel".


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American Bandstand History

1958 - The Ames Brothers performed "Little Gypsy" on "American Bandstand."

1961 - Gene Pitney performed "I Wanna Love My Life Away" on "American Bandstand."

1968 - James Brown performed "I Got the Feelin'" on "American Bandstand."

1973 - Albert Hammond performed "It Never Rains in California" and "If You Gotta Break Another Heart" on "American Bandstand."

1979 - Nigel Olsson performed "Dancin' Shoes" on "American Bandstand."

1979 - Melissa Manchester performed "Don't Cry Out Loud" on "American Bandstand."




Today is Saturday, February 2, 2019


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Television History

1946 - The Mutual Broadcasting System aired "Twenty Questions" for the first time on radio. The show moved to television 3 years later.

1950 - "What's My Line" debuted on CBS television.

1957 - Fats Domino sang "Blueberry Hill" and "Blue Monday" on "The Perry Como Show" on television.

1973 - NBC-TV debuted "Midnight Special" hosted by Helen Reddy.

1995 - The 100th episode of "Seinfeld" aired on NBC.

2005 - It was announced that Martha Stewart would host "The Apprentice: Martha Stewart."



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American Bandstand History

1974 - The DeFranco Family performed "Abra-Ca-Dabra" on "American Bandstand."

1980 - Nicolette Larson performed "Let Me Go, Lover" on "American Bandstand."

1980 - Jackie DeShannon performed "I Don't Need You Anymore" on "American Bandstand."

1985 - Roger Hodgson performed "Had a Dream (Sleeping With the Enemy)" and "In Jeopardy" on "American Bandstand."

1985 - Eugene Wilde performed "Gotta Get You Home Tonight" on "American Bandstand."


Today is Friday, February 1, 2019



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Television History

1985 - Glenn Frey (Eagles) appeared on an episode of "Miami Vice" on NBC-TV.

1953 - CBS-TV debuted "Private Secretary."

1954 - CBS-TV showed "The Secret Storm" for the first time.

1976 - "Sonny and Cher" resumed on TV despite a real life divorce.

1982 - "Late Night" with David Letterman premiered on NBC TV.

1987 - Janet Jackson was a guest on the first "Hitline USA" TV show.

2002 - "Late Night" with David Letterman had its 20th anniversary show. Regis Philbin made his 61st appearance on "Late Night."

2004 - CBS began airing "Survivor: All-Stars." The show included veterans from the seven previous editions of "Survivor."


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American Bandstand History

1962 - Don & Juan performed "What's Your Name" on "American Bandstand."

1964 - Johnny Tillotson performed "Worried Guy" on "American Bandstand."

1964 - Linda Scott performed "Who's Been Sleeping in My Bed" on "American Bandstand."

1975 - Carol Douglas performed "Doctor's Orders" on "American Bandstand."

1975 - Nigel Olsson performed "Only One Woman" on "American Bandstand."