Daily Archives: September 11, 2014

‘Frasier’ ‘Picket Fences’ big winners at Emmy Awards 20 years ago this hour (Sep 11 1994)

Video: 'Ellen DeGeneres wearing a dress'

(Sunday, September 11, 1994, 8:00 p.m. EDT)Frasier and Picket Fences dominated the 46th Primetime Emmy Awards tonight, winning four awards, including Outstanding Comedy Series (the first of five consecutive awards in this category). Continue reading ‘Frasier’ ‘Picket Fences’ big winners at Emmy Awards 20 years ago this hour (Sep 11 1994)

‘Little House on the Prairie’ series debuts on NBC-TV 40 years ago this hour (Sep 11 1974)

Video: 'Little House On The Prairie [1974] - Opening and Ending Videos'

(Wednesday, September 11, 1974, 8:00 p.m. EDT)Little House on the Prairie, a Western drama about a family living on a farm in Walnut Grove, Minnesota, in the 1870s and 1880s, debuted tonight as a regular television series on NBC. It starred Michael Landon, Melissa Gilbert, Karen Grassle and Melissa Sue Anderson.

‘Hotel Rwanda’ premieres in Toronto 10 years ago today (Sep 11 2004)

Video: 'Hotel Rwanda' trailer

(Saturday, September 11, 2004)Hotel Rwanda, a historical drama film about a hotel manager who housed over a thousand Tutsi refugees during their struggle against the Hutu militia in Rwanda, premiered today at the Toronto International Film Festival.

Directed by Terry George, the film starred Don Cheadle, Sophie Okonedo, Joaquin Phoenix and Nick Nolte.