Saturday, July 21, 2018

TRAILER DEBUT - Feast Your Eyes on Netflix’s Disenchantment Trailer

A princess, an elf and a demon walk into a bar…
Official Trailer for Disenchantment released out of San Diego Comic-Con Panel

Link to official trailer HERE

The Official Trailer for Disenchantment  kicked off the panel for the highly anticipated new series from Matt Groening at San Diego Comic Con 2018 on Saturday, July 21st at 5:30 PM PT.  The trailer features a medieval inspired re-recording of David Bowie’s hit song“Rebel Rebel.” Allie Goertz (MAD Magazine / Everything’s Coming Up Simpsons podcast) moderated the panel discussion that followed with creator Matt Groening, showrunner Josh Weinstein and cast Eric Andre, Nat Faxon, John DiMaggio, Billy West, Maurice LaMarche, Tress MacNeille, and David Herman along with Claudia Katz from Rough Draft animation studio.

About Disenchantment:
From the mind of Matt Groening, comes the 10-episode adult animated comedy fantasy series, Disenchantment, launching globally on Netflix on August 17, 2018. In Disenchantment, viewers will be whisked away to the crumbling medieval kingdom of Dreamland, where they will follow the misadventures of hard-drinking young princess Bean, her feisty elf companion Elfo, and her personal demon Luci. Along the way, the oddball trio will encounter ogres, sprites, harpies, imps, trolls, walruses, and lots of human fools.

The series will feature the voice talents of Abbi Jacobson (“Bean”), Eric Andre (“Luci”), and Nat Faxon (“Elfo”)  along with John DiMaggio, Billy West, Maurice LaMarche, Tress MacNeille, David Herman, Matt Berry, Jeny Batten, Rich Fulcher, Noel Fielding, and Lucy Montgomery.

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Video: "The Passage" Cast at "The Passage" Project NOAH Viral Cell Lab

Video: "The Passage" Cast at "The Passage" Project NOAH Viral Cell Lab
The scientists at Project NOAH are bringing San Diego Comic-Con fans an exclusive look at one of their "viral" patients from their highly secretive medical lab.
[via press release from FOX] Attention San Diego Comic-Con Fans!
WATCH/SHARE FOOTAGE OF "THE PASSAGE" CAST AT "THE PASSAGE" PROJECT NOAH VIRAL CELL LAB

"THE PASSAGE" PROJECT NOAH VIRAL CELL LAB
Where: The Hilton Bayfront Lawn
Hours: Today: Until 6:00 PM Saturday: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Sunday: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
The scientists at Project NOAH are bringing San Diego Comic-Con fans an exclusive look at one of their "viral" patients from their highly secretive medical lab. Fans will get a chance to see the patient up-close-and-personal, and learn more about Project NOAH. Based on author Justin Cronin's best-selling novel of the same name, new drama series THE PASSAGE is coming this January to FOX. Follow @ThePassageFOX to find out when THE PASSAGE cast will make an appearance at the experience. Use #ThePassage to join the conversation.

THE PASSAGE Premieres January 2019 on FOX
OFFICIAL "THE PASSAGE" FACEBOOK: ThePassage
OFFICIAL "THE PASSAGE" TWITTER: @ThePassageFOX &
Join the Discussion: #ThePassage 

Video: An Inside Look at "Good Omens" - Prime Video

Video: An Inside Look at "Good Omens" - Prime Video
Go inside the production of "Good Omens," a new series based on the beloved book by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman.
[via press release from Amazon] Good Omens Season 1 - An Inside Look at Good Omens | Prime Video

Go inside the production of Good Omens, a new series based on the beloved book by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman. New series coming 2019. #GoodOmens 

Video: "Homecoming" - Official Teaser - Prime Video

Video: "Homecoming" - Official Teaser - Prime Video
Get your first look at Prime Video's upcoming mind-bending psychological thriller starring Julia Roberts and directed by Sam Esmail.
[via press release from Amazon] Homecoming - Official Teaser | Prime Video

Here's your first look at Prime Video's upcoming mind-bending psychological thriller, Homecoming, starring Julia Roberts and directed by Sam Esmail (Creator of Mr. Robot). Homecoming premieres 11/2 on Prime Video. Heidi Bergman is a caseworker at Homecoming, a Geist Group facility helping soldiers transition to civilian life. Years later she has started a new life, living with her mother and working as a waitress, when a Department of Defense auditor questions why she left the Homecoming facility. Heidi quickly realizes that there's a whole other story behind the story she's been telling herself. 

CBS All Access Unveils Executive Producers Jordan Peele and Simon Kinberg's Favorite Classic Episodes of "The Twilight Zone" in Anticipation of New Series

CBS All Access Unveils Executive Producers Jordan Peele and Simon Kinberg's Favorite Classic Episodes of "The Twilight Zone" in Anticipation of New Series
In a marathon screening of episodes from the original "The Twilight Zone" at Comic-Con International, CBS All Access will introduce fans to the favorite classic episodes of Jordan Peele and Simon Kinberg.
[via press release from CBS] CBS ALL ACCESS UNVEILS EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS JORDAN PEELE AND SIMON KINBERG'S FAVORITE CLASSIC EPISODES OF "THE TWILIGHT ZONE" IN ANTICIPATION OF NEW SERIES

CBS All Access Will Bring Fans into a Dimension of Sight, Sound and Mind During Marathon Screening of New Series Executive Producers' Favorite Classic Episodes at Comic-Con International
SAN DIEGO, Calif. - July 20, 2018 - In a marathon screening of episodes from the original "The Twilight Zone" at Comic-Con International, CBS All Access will introduce fans to the favorite classic episodes of Jordan Peele and Simon Kinberg, executive producers of the highly anticipated new series coming exclusively to CBS All Access in 2019.

Four of Peele and Kinberg's favorite classic episodes will be screened at the marathon event, including "Living Doll," "Nightmare at 20,000 Feet," "The Invaders" and "Eye of the Beholder."
Peele and Kinberg's lists include:
Executive Producer Jordan Peele's Favorite Classic Episodes of "The Twilight Zone"
· "To Serve Man" (Season 3, Episode 24)
The Kanamits, 9-foot-tall aliens, arrive on Earth with one lofty goal: to serve man.
· "Mirror Image" (Season 1, Episode 21)
Millicent Barnes sees her double at a bus terminal.
· "Living Doll" (Season 5, Episode 6)
Erich (Telly Savalas) is displeased when his wife buys an expensive doll for his step-daughter. He becomes even more displeased when the doll tells him it doesn't like him.
· "A Kind of Stopwatch" (Season 5, Episode 4)
Patrick Thomas McNulty, a long-winded and self-absorbed know-it-all, is given a fantastic device which brings literal meaning to the expression "stop the world; I want to get off."
· "The Invaders" (Season 2, Episode 15)
A flying saucer lands in the attic of an isolated house inhabited by an impoverished woman (Agnes Moorehead) - who soon becomes panic-stricken as tiny spacemen begin to stalk her.
Executive Producer Simon Kinberg's Favorite Classic Episodes of "The Twilight Zone"
· "The Monsters Are Due on Maple Street" (Season 1, Episode 22)
Paranoia strikes the residents of Maple Street when they believe human-looking aliens have invaded the neighborhood.
· "Time Enough at Last" (Season 1, Episode 8)
A bookworm (Burgess Meredith) yearns for more time to read - then a nuclear holocaust leaves him alone in the world with lots of time, plenty to read and one ironic twist.
· "It's a Good Life" (Season 3, Episode 8)
Little Anthony Fremont controls an entire town with his ability to read minds and make people do as he wishes. Which is a real good thing.
· "Nightmare at 20,000 Feet" (Season 5, Episode 3)
Mr. Wilson (William Shatner) believes he sees a gremlin on the wing of a commercial aircraft he is a passenger on.
· "Eye of the Beholder" (Season 2, Episode 6)
A young woman is forced to undergo experimental treatments in an attempt to make her appear "normal."

Every episode of the original series is available to stream now on CBS All Access. The original "The Twilight Zone" took viewers to another dimension, a dimension not only of sight and sound but of mind. It was a journey into a wondrous land of imagination for five years on CBS, from 1959-1964. The godfather of sci-fi series, the show explored humanity's hopes, despairs, prides and prejudices in metaphoric ways conventional drama could not.

The upcoming new series, THE TWILIGHT ZONE, will be produced by CBS Television Studios in association with Jordan Peele's Monkeypaw Productions and Simon Kinberg's Genre Films. Jordan Peele and Simon Kinberg will serve as executive producers for the series and collaborate on the premiere episode. Win Rosenfeld and Audrey Chon will also serve as executive producers.

About CBS All Access
CBS All Access is CBS' digital subscription video on-demand and live streaming service. In addition to its original series, which include STAR TREK: DISCOVERY, THE GOOD FIGHT, STRANGE ANGEL and NO ACTIVITY, CBS All Access gives CBS fans the ability to watch more than 10,000 episodes on demand - spanning current shows from primetime, daytime and late night, as well as past seasons of select series and classic TV hits - and stream their local CBS station live. CBS All Access is currently available online at CBS.com, on mobile devices via the CBS App for iOS, Android and Windows 10, and on Roku Players, Apple TV, Chromecast, Android TV, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Fire TV, Samsung Smart TVs and Amazon Channels. For more details on CBS All Access, please visit: https://www.cbs.com/all-access

Video: "The Expanse" - Thank You to the Fans - Prime Video

Video: "The Expanse" - Thank You to the Fans - Prime Video
The cast of "The Expanse" has a special message for fans who helped their story continue.
[via press release from Amazon] The Expanse - Thank You to the Fans | Prime Video

The cast of The Expanse has a special message for fans who helped their story continue. A new season of The Expanse arrives in 2019, only on Prime. 

Video: "Lore" - Season 2 Official Teaser - Prime Video

Video: "Lore" - Season 2 Official Teaser - Prime Video
Season two will feature new tales based on the award-winning podcast as well as original stories not yet available in podcast form.
[via press release from Amazon] Lore - Season 2 Official Teaser | Prime Video

Stream Lore Season 2 on October 19th. From an executive producer of The Walking Dead and an executive producer of The Exorcist, this season of the critically acclaimed anthology series will explore real-life frightening and disturbing tales that give rise to modern-day myths and legends. Season two will feature new tales based on the award-winning podcast as well as original stories not yet available in podcast form. #LoreTV 

Today in TV History - July 2018

Today is Saturday, July 21, 2018


Today in
Television History

1931 - The first CBS-TV program was aired. The show featured singer Kate Smith, composer George Gershwin and New York City Mayor Jimmy Walker.

1958 - The last of "Arthur Godfrey’s Talent Scouts" programs aired on CBS-TV.

1969 - Duke Ellington and a portion of his band performed a 10-minute composition on ABC-TV titled, "Moon Maiden." The event took place just one day after Neil Armstrong became the first man to set foot on the moon.

1987 - Mary Hart, of "Entertainment Tonight", had her legs insured by Lloyd’s of London for $2 million.

1998 - Janet Jackson was a guest on the "Late Show With David Letterman."

2000 - NBC announced that they had found nearly all of Milton Berle's kinescopes. The filmed recordings of Berle's early TV shows had been the subject of a $30 million lawsuit filed by Berle the previous May.

Today in
American Bandstand History

1958 - Dale Hawkins performed "La-Do-Da-Do" on "American Bandstand."

1961 - Gene Pitney performed "Every Breath I Take" on "American Bandstand."

1973 - Electric Light Orchestra performed "Roll Over Beethoven" on "American Bandstand."

1979 - David Naughton performed "Makin' It" on "American Bandstand."



Today is Friday, July 20, 2018

Today in
Television History

1968 - Jane Asher appeared on BBC-TV's "Dee Time." She announced that her relationship with Paul McCartney was over.
Today in
American Bandstand History

1962 - Johnny Tillotson performed "It Keeps Right on a-Hurting" on "American Bandstand."

1968 - Joe Tex performed "I'll Never Do You Wrong" and "Keep the One You Got" on "American Bandstand."

1974 - George McCrae performed "Rock Your Baby" on "American Bandstand."

1974 - Rufus (with Chaka Khan) performed "Tell Me Something Good" on "American Bandstand."


Today is Thursday, July 19, 2018


Today in
Television History

1960 - The pilot episode of "The Dick Van Dyke Show" aired.

1996 - HBO aired the final episode of "Tales from the Crypt."

2007 - The 100th episode of "American Chopper" aired.


Today in

American Bandstand History

1960 - Brian Hyland performed "Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini" on "American Bandstand."

1962 - Duane Eddy performed "Ballad of Paladin" on "American Bandstand."

1969 - Peppermint Rainbow performed "Don't Wake Me Up in the Morning, Michael" on "American Bandstand."

1969 - Andy Kim performed "Baby I Love You" on "American Bandstand."

1975 - Melissa Manchester performed "Midnight Blue" on "American Bandstand."

1975 - Bazuka performed "Dynomite" on "American Bandstand."

1980 - The Temptations performed "Power" on "American Bandstand."



Today is Wednesday, July 18, 2018


Today in
Television History

2001 - MTV premiered the original movie "Hysteria - The Def Leppard Story."

2000 - It was announced that Christopher Reeve would direct and serve as executive producer on the TV movie "Rescuing Jeffrey."

Today in
American Bandstand History

1964 - Terry Stafford performed "I'll Touch a Star" on "American Bandstand."

1964 - Bobby Freeman performed "Come On and Swim" on "American Bandstand."

1970 - Tyrone Davis performed "Turn Back the Hands of Time" and "I'll Be Right Here" on "American Bandstand."

1970 - Flaming Ember performed "Mind, Body and Soul" on "American Bandstand."


Today is Tuesday, July 17, 2018


Today in
Television History

1961 - John Chancellor became the on-air host of the "Today" show on NBC-TV. Chancellor replaced Dave Garroway.

Today in

American Bandstand History

1961 - Jack Scott performed "A Little Feeling Called Love" and "My Dream Come True" on "American Bandstand."

1962 - Brian Hyland performed "Sealed with a Kiss" on "American Bandstand."

1963 - Freddy Cannon performed "Everybody Monkey" on "American Bandstand."

1971 - Chee Chee and Peppy and Rose-Colored Glass" performed "Can't Find the Time" and "If It's Alright With You" on "American Bandstand."

1976 - Maxine Nightingale performed "Right Back Where We Started From" on "American Bandstand."



Today is Monday, July 16, 2018


Today in
Television History

1985 - The All-Star Game, televised on NBC-TV, was the first program broadcast in stereo by a TV network.

1999 - The Beach Boys appeared on NBC-TV's Today.


Today in

American Bandstand History

1962 - Freddy Cannon performed "Palisades Park" on "American Bandstand."

1977 - Joe Tex performed "Ain't Gonna Bump No More" on "American Bandstand."

1977 - On "American Bandstand," a taped performance by Cat Stevens was played. He performed the song "Old Schoolyard."



Today is Sunday, July 15, 2018


Today in
Television History

1952 - Patti Page made her TV debut in a summer replacement series for Perry Como.

1968 - ABC-TV premiered "One Life to Live."

1981 - Steven Ford, son of former President Gerald R. Ford, appeared in a seduction scene of "The Young and the Restless" on CBS-TV. Ford played the part of Andy.

1999 - The original Drifters performed on Today on NBC-TV.

2002 - The July 20th issue of TV Guide went on sale featuring a list of the 50 worst TV shows of all time. "The Jerry Springer Show" was ranked #1.

2002 - Phil Donahue returned to television with a new discussion program called "Donahue" on MSNBC. The show was cancelled on February 24, 2003.


Today in

American Bandstand History

1959 - Duane Eddy performed "40 Miles of Bad Road" and "The Quiet Three" on "American Bandstand."

1962 - Little Eva performed "The Locomotion" on "American Bandstand."

1967 - Tommy Roe performed "Little Miss Sunshine" on "American Bandstand."

1967 - The Impressions performed "You Always Hurt Me" on "American Bandstand."



Today is Saturday, July 14, 2018


Today in
Television History

1989 - Cyndi Lauper released the first closed-captioned video. The video was for the song "My First Night Without You."

2003 - Jerry Springer officially filed papers to run for the U.S. Senate from Ohio.


Today in

American Bandstand History

1973 - The DeFranco Family performed "Heartbeat - It's a Lovebeat" on "American Bandstand."

1979 - Alton McClain & Destiny performed "Ring My Bell" on "American Bandstand."



Today is Friday, July 13, 2018


Today in
Television History

1938 - The first television theater opened in Boston, MA. The variety show was performed on a floor above the theater and transmitted downstairs by TV.

1960 - Freddy Cannon performed "Happy Shades of Blue" on "American Bandstand."

1984 - Sportscaster Howard Cosell asked to be released from his duties on "Monday Night Football." He said that he was "tired of being tied to the football mentality."

2002 - It was announced that the South African version of "Sesame Street" would be introducing a character that was HIV-positive.

Today in

American Bandstand History

1960 - Freddy Cannon performed "Happy Shades of Blue" on "American Bandstand."

1961 - Freddy Cannon performed "Transistor Sister" on "American Bandstand."

1974 - Main Ingredient performed "'Just Don't Wanna Be Lonely" on "American Bandstand."

1974 - Andy Kim performed "Rock Me Gently" on "American Bandstand."



Today is Thursday, July 12, 2018


Today in
Television History

1970 - PBS began airing concerts by the Boston Pops Orchestra.

1976 - The TV game show "Family Feud" premiered with Richard Dawson as the host.

1990 - The first episode of "Northern Exposure" aired on CBS.

2002 - The first season of "Monk" began.

Today in

American Bandstand History

1960 - Frankie Lymon performed "Little Bitty Pretty One" on "American Bandstand."

1975 - Gwen McCrae performed "Rockin' Chair" on "American Bandstand."

1980 - Whispers performed "Lady" on "American Bandstand."




Today is Wednesday, July 11, 2018


Today in
Television History

1934 - The first appointments to the newly created Federal Communications Commission were made.

1962 - The first transatlantic TV transmission was sent through the Telstar I satellite.

1998 - MTV premiered the special "Beastiography," a profile of the Beastie Boys.


Today in

American Bandstand History

1961 - Maxine Brown performed "Funny" on "American Bandstand."

1962 - Fats Domino performed "Nothing New" and "Dance with Mr. Domino" on "American Bandstand."

1964 - Roger Miller performed "Dang Me" on "American Bandstand."

1970 - Alive and Kicking performed "Tighter, Tighter" and "Let It Come" on "American Bandstand."

1970 - The Impressions performed "Check Out Your Mind" and "Baby Turn On to Me" on "American Bandstand."

Today is Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Today in
Television History

1949 - The first practical rectangular television was presented. The picture tube measured 12 by 16 and sold for $12.

1962 - The Telstar Communications satellite was launched. The satellite relayed TV and telephone signals between Europe and the U.S.

1975 - The "Gladys Knight & the Pips" summer series premiered on NBC-TV.

1989 - Mel Blanc, the "man of a thousand voices," died at age 81. He was known for such cartoon characters as Daffy Duck, Bugs Bunny and Porky Pig.

2003 - PBS' Soundstage returned to TV with a performance from Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. The show had not aired in over 18 years when it ran from 1974 to 1985.

Today in
American Bandstand History

1963 - Link Wray and His Wraymen performed "Jack the Ripper" on "American Bandstand."

1965 - Lenny Welch performed "Darling Take Me Back" on "American Bandstand."

1971 - Smokey Robinson and the Miracles performed "Crazy 'bout the La La La" and "The Tears of a Clown" on "American Bandstand."

1976 - Vicki Sue Robinson performed "Turn the Beat Around" on "American Bandstand."

1982 - Paul Davis performed "Love or Let Me Be Lonely" on "American Bandstand."

Today is Monday, July 9, 2018


Today in
Television History

1956 - Dick Clark made his debut as host of "Bandstand" on a Philadelphia TV station. The name of the show was changed to "American Bandstand" when it went to ABC-TV.

1985 - Joe Namath, signed a five-year pact with ABC-TV to provide commentary for "Monday Night Football".

1993 - NBC aired "A Different World" for the last time.

1998 - MTV Networks Europe announced in London the launch of freeform music channel M2 Europe. It was the first TV station to be launched on the internet.

1999 - The state of Indiana renamed a 25-mile stretch of Interstate Route 65 as "Kenneth Babyface Edmonds Highway." The same day Babyface donated $50,000 to establish VH1's Save The Music campaign in the state.

2002 - ABC aired a rare interview with David Letterman on the premiere of "Up Close."


Today in

American Bandstand History

1956 - Dick Clark made his debut as host of "Bandstand" on a Philadelphia TV station. The name of the show was changed to "American Bandstand" when it went to ABC-TV.

1966 - The Leaves performed "Hey Joe" on "American Bandstand."

1977 - The Bay City Rollers performed "You Made Me Believe in Magic" on "American Bandstand."

1983 - Champaign performed "Try Again" and "Let Your Body Rock" on "American Bandstand."



Today is Sunday, July 8, 2018


Today in
Television History

1953 - Notre Dame announced that the next five years of its football games would be shown in theatres over closed circuit TV.

1970 - "The Everly Brothers Show" was launched on ABC-TV as a summer series.

1990 - The final episode of "Mr. Belvedere" aired on ABC.


Today in

American Bandstand History

1962 - Ruth Brown performed "Shake a Hand" on "American Bandstand."

1963 - Stevie Wonder performed "Fingertips, Part 2" on "American Bandstand."

1967 - The Five Americans performed "Western Union" and "Zip Code" on "American Bandstand."

1972 - Darrel Gerard performed "Butterfly" on "American Bandstand."

1978 - Rare Earth performed "Warm Ride" on "American Bandstand."




Today is Saturday, July 7, 2018


Today in
Television History

1956 - Johnny Cash made his first appearance on "Grand Ole Opry."

1971 - Karen and Richard Carpenter hosted "Make Your Own Kind of Music" on NBC-TV. The show was a summer series.

2000 - The BBC imposed an early-evening ban on Robbie Williams' newest video entitled "Rock DJ."

Today in

American Bandstand History

1959 - Tradewinds performed "Furry Murray" on "American Bandstand."

1961 - Mary Wells performed "I Don't Want to Take a Chance" on "American Bandstand."

1984 - Howard Jones performed "New Song" and "What Is Love" on "American Bandstand."

1984 - Dennis Edwards performed "Aphrodisiac" on "American Bandstand."



Today is Friday, July 6, 2018


Today in
Television History

1948 - Frieda Hennok became the first woman to serve as the commissioner of the Federal Communications Commission.

2000 - A jury awarded former NHL player Tony Twist $24 million for the unauthorized use of his name in the comic book Spawn and the HBO cartoon series. Co-defendant HBO settled with Twist out of court for an undisclosed amount.

Today in

American Bandstand History

1961 - Conway Twitty performed "The Next Kiss (Is the Last Goodbye)" on "American Bandstand."

1968 - Jon & Robin & the In Crowd performed "Dr. John, the Medicine Man" on "American Bandstand."

1974 - Jim Stafford performed "My Girl Bill" on "American Bandstand."

1974 - The Ohio Players performed "Jive Turkey" on "American Bandstand.




Today is Thursday, July 5, 2018


Today in
Television History

1989 - The pilot episode of "Seinfeld" aired on NBC.


Today in

American Bandstand History

1961 - Slim Harpo performed "Rainin' in My Heart" on "American Bandstand."

1963 - Dee Dee Sharp performed "Rock Me in the Cradle of Love" on "American Bandstand."

1969 - The Impressions performed "Seven Years" and "Choice of Colors" on "American Bandstand."

1969 - Jerry Butler performed "Moody Woman" and "What's the Use of Breaking Up" on "American Bandstand."

1975 - Donald Byrd and the Blackbyrds performed "Walkin' in Rhythm" on "American Bandstand."

1975 - Sparks appeared on "American Bandstand."

1975 - Al Martino performed "To the Door of the Sun" on "American Bandstand."

1980 - Stephanie Mills performed "Sweet Sensation" on "American Bandstand." 




Today is Wednesday, July 4, 2018


Today in
Television History

1964 - The Rolling Stones appeared on "Juke Box Jury."

1967 - Tom Jones appeared on the first telecast of CBS-TV's "Spotlight".

1999 - VH1 aired "Weird Al" Yankovic's "Behind the Music."


Today in

American Bandstand History

1960 - Jimmy Charles and the Revelettes performed "A Million to One" on "American Bandstand."

1963 - Joey Dee and the Starliters performed "Dance, Dance, Dance" on "American Bandstand."

1970 - Blues Image performed "Ride Captain Ride" on "American Bandstand."

Today is Tuesday, July 3, 2018


Today in
Television History

1959 - Ray Peterson performed "The Wonder of You" on "American Bandstand."

2003 - It was announced that Liberty Media Corp. had agreed to buy Comcast's majority ownership in QVC for $7.9 billion.

Today in
American Bandstand History

1959 - Ray Peterson performed "The Wonder of You" on "American Bandstand."

1965 - Terry Black performed "Unless You Care" on "American Bandstand."

1971 - Jerry Reed performed "When You're Hot, You're Hot" and "Ko Ko Joe" on "American Bandstand."

1982 - Franke & the Knockouts performed "Without You" on "American Bandstand."


Today is Monday, July 2, 2018


Today in
Television History

1955 - ABC Television premiered "The Lawrence Welk Show."

1976 - For the first time in 12 years, Brian Wilson joined the Beach Boys on stage. The next night the show was recorded for an NBC Beach Boys special.

1998 - Cable News Network (CNN) retracted a story that alleged that U.S. commandos had used nerve gas to kill American defectors during the Vietnam War.


Today in

American Bandstand History

1962 - Barbara Lynn performed "You'll Lose a Good Thing" on "American Bandstand."

1966 - The Vogues performed "Land of Milk and Honey" and "Magic Town" on "American Bandstand."

1977 - Pablo Cruise performed "Watcha Gonna Do" on "American Bandstand."

1983 - Mitch Ryder performed "When You Were Mine" and "Thrill of it All" on "American Bandstand."




Today is Sunday, July 1, 2018


Today in
Television History

1956 - Elvis appeared on "The Steve Allen Show." He was told not to dance and Allen had him sing "Hound Dog" to a real basset hound wearing tails.

1934 - The Federal Communications Commission replaced the Federal Radio Commission as the regulator of broadcasting in the United States.

1941 - Bulova Watch Company sponsored the first TV commercial in New York City, NY.

1972 - Michael Jackson appeared solo on "American Bandstand" to mime his hits "Ben" and "Rockin' Robin."

1981 - The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that candidates for federal office had an "affirmative right" to go on national television.

1991 - Court TV began airing.

Today in

American Bandstand History

1959 - Jimmy Clanton performed "My Own True Love" on "American Bandstand."

1972 - Michael Jackson appeared solo on "American Bandstand" to mime his hits "Ben," "I Wanna Be Where You Are" and "Rockin' Robin."

1978 - Pablo Cruise performed "Love Will Find a Way" on "American Bandstand."