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    Today in History: Wednesday, September 29, 2021

    Television “My Three Sons,” the second longest live action network sitcom in the history of television (behind “The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet” and tied with “The Big Bang Theory” and “Two and a Half Men”) debuted in 1960. After five seasons on ABC, it relocated to CBS for an additional seven seasons. It made the move without Tim Considine and William Frawley (who had […]

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    Today in History: Monday, September 27, 2021

    Television Early crime drama anthology “Racquet Club” concluded its two season run on CBS in 1953. Episodes were introduced and narrated by Reed Hadley as “Captain John Braddock”, a fictional detective working for a police department in a large, unnamed American city…CBS military comedy “Hennesey”, starring Jackie Cooper and Abby Dalton, opened in 1959. It aired for […]

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    Top 15 Best Christmas Comedy Movies Of All Time

    Jingle bell – jingle bell! Have you heard the sound of the Christmas season approaching? Watching wonderful movies with loved ones on Christmas Eve is another method to share delight, in addition to sharing wishes and great gifts. Which film did you choose to see this year? Let LiveCoupons.net assist you in making your selection […]

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    This Day in History: Monday, September 27, 2021

    Television NBC’s late night “Tonight Show” franchise launched with Steve Allen as host in 1954…“The Commish,“ the first regularly scheduled series with Michael Chiklis, debuted on ABC in 1991. It aired for four seasons…Also in 1991 was the premiere of Fran Drescher’s first sitcom, “Princesses”, on CBS. It also starred Julie Hagerty and Twiggy, and was pulled off the air after […]

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    Today in History: Sunday, September 26, 2021

    Television Three classic sitcoms debuted on this day: “The Beverly Hillbillies” in 1962, “Gilligan’s Island” in 1964, and “The Brady Bunch” in 1969. “Gilligan’s Island” and “The Brady Bunch” came from the same creator, Sherwood Schwartz, who also wrote both theme songs…Also debuting: the original “Hawaii Five-O” on CBS in 1968; the original “Knight Rider” on NBC in 1982; and “Jane and the Fatman” with William Conrad on CBS in 1987…The first of […]

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    Today in History: Saturday, September 25, 2020

    Television Animated half-hour “The Beatles” began its four season run on ABC on Saturday morning in 1965…Musical family sitcom “The Partridge Family” starring Shirley Jones, David Cassidy, Susan Dey, Danny Bonaduce and Dave Madden premiered on ABC in 1970. The series, loosely based on the 60’s music act The Cowsills, lasted for four seasons and made Cassidy a chart-topping music star with his No. 1 hit […]

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    Today in History: Friday, September 24, 2021

    Television Series of note that launched: “The Donna Reed Show” (ABC) in 1958; “The Munsters” (CBS) in 1964; “The Mod Squad” (ABC), “The Doris Day Show” (CBS) and “60 Minutes” (CBS) in 1968; “The Odd Couple” (ABC) in 1970; “The Love Boat” (ABC) in 1977; “Growing Pains” (ABC) in 1985; “A Different World” (NBC) in 1987; “Boy Meets World” (ABC) in 1993; “Dharma & Greg” (ABC) in 1997; “The Big Bang Theory” (CBS) in 2007; and “The Goldbergs” (ABC) […]

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