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    Today in History: Saturday, May 25, 2024

    Television: “The Brady Bunch Hour,” featuring Geri Reischl as the infamous “Fake Jan,” aired its final episode on ABC in 1977. Nine episodes were produced…Jay Leno officially became the host of NBC’s “The Tonight Show” in 1992. He remained in the hosting chair for 21 years until Jimmy Fallon took over…Shannen Doherty made her final appearance as Brenda Walsh on Fox teen drama “Beverly Hills, […]

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    Today in History: Friday, May 24, 2024

    Television There were 9 series finales of note: 1) “The Dean Martin Show” on NBC in 1974; 2) Aaron Spelling’s “The Love Boat” on ABC in 1986; 3) CBS sitcom “Designing Women” in 1993; 4) Fox prime time soap “Melrose Place”, 5) NBC sitcom “Mad About You”, and 6) UPN action drama “The Sentinel” — all in 1999; 7) syndicated dating competition “ElimiDate” in 2006; 8) the […]

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    Today in History: Thursday, May 23, 2024

    Television The BBC ordered 13 episodes of “Monty’s Python’s Flying Circus” in 1969…Two “Star Trek” series concluded: Syndicated “Star Trek: The Next Generation” in 1994 and “Star Trek: Voyager” on UPN in 2001…Also ending were: ABC family dramedy “Eight is Enough” after five seasons in 1981; ABC sitcom “Full House” after eight seasons in 1995, The WB sitcom “Sister, Sister” after five-and-one-half seasons in 1999 (its […]

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    Televika: Unveiling a Cinematic Universe at Your Fingertips

    In the ever-evolving landscape of entertainment, finding captivating content that resonates with your diverse tastes can be a daunting task. But fret no more, for Televika emerges as your one-stop destination for an unparalleled movie and series experience. Curated with meticulous attention to detail, Televika unveils a treasure trove of the best and newest movies […]

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    Today in History: Wednesday, May 22, 2024

    Series finales: The original “Perry Mason,” starring Raymond Burr on CBS in 1966; “Hart to Hart,“ starring Robert Wagner and Stefanie Powers, in 1984; CBS sitcom “Kate & Allie,“ with Susan St. James and Jane Curtin in 1989; NBC Saturday morning sitcom “Saved By the Bell” in 1993; NBC sitcom “Blossom,“ featuring Mayim Bialik, in 1995; and NBC’s “Third Rock From the Sun” in 2001. Singer Helen Reddy’s first primetime special aired on ABC in 1979. Jane Fonda and Elliot Gould were the […]

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    Today in History: Tuesday, May 21, 2024

    Television: Animated special “Carlton Your Doorman,“ featuring the never before seen doorman on sitcom “Rhoda,” aired on CBS in 1980. It was also a pilot for a potential new series, but never moved forward…Dramedy “The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd,“ starring Blair Brown, opened in 1987. After two seasons on NBC, it moved to Lifetime for 13 additional 13-episode seasons…It was […]

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    Today in History: Monday, May 20, 2024

    Television In 1973, “All in the Family” and “The Waltons,“ both on CBS, were named Outstanding Comedy and Drama Series. It was the third consecutive win in the category for “All in the Family”…Animated “The Flintstones 25th Anniversary Celebration” aired on CBS in 1986. It was hosted by Tim Conway, Harvey Korman and Vanna White…ABC’s “Barney Miller” concluded after seven-and-one-half seasons in 1982. After seven consecutive Emmy nominations […]

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