Daily Archives: September 25, 2013

‘Cheers’ and ‘Hill Street Blues’ top Emmys 30 years ago this hour (1983)


(Sunday, September 25, 1983, 8 p.m. EDT)Cheers, a situation comedy set in Boston about a group of locals who meet to drink, relax, chat and have fun, captured top honors tonight at the 35th Primetime Emmy Awards, winning four Emmys including Outstanding Comedy Series.

Hill Street Blues, a serial police drama about a staff of a single police precinct in an unnamed American city, was hailed as the Outstanding Drama Series for the third year in a row.

Tonight’s ceremonies at Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California, were hosted by Eddie Murphy and Joan Rivers.

Video: 'Richard Chamberlain Emmy Awards 1983'

‘That’s My Boy??’ episode airs on ‘The Dick Van Dyke Show’ 50 years ago this hour (1963)

Video: 'The Dick Van Dyke Show: That's My Boy?'

(Wednesday, September 25, 1963, 9:30 p.m. EDT ) — Rob tells Mel about the day Ritchie came home when Laura said that Ritchie looked different in the crib on tonight’s episode of the CBS-TV sitcom The Dick Van Dyke Show. In 2004, TV Guide named this the 90th most memorable TV moments of all time.