Daily Archives: January 12, 2015

‘Patterns’ debuts on NBC’s ‘Kraft Television Theatre’ 60 years ago this hour (Jan 12 1955)

Video: 'Patterns (1955)'

(Wednesday, January 12, 1955, 9:00-10:00 p.m. EST)Patterns, an original play by Rod Serling about corporate politics and big business power games, was presented live tonight on NBC as part of the anthology series Kraft Television Theatre.

Directed by Fielder Cook, the intense big-business drama starred Richard Kiley, Everett Sloane and Ed Begley.

‘Hullabaloo’ series debuts on NBC-TV 50 years ago this hour (Jan 12 1965)

Video: 'Hullabaloo' (47 videos)

(Tuesday, January 12, 1965, 8:30 p.m. EST)Hullabaloo, a weekly musical variety series that served as a big-budget, quality showcase for the leading pop acts of the day, debuted tonight as a regular television series on NBC. Featured acts on the premiere included the New Christy Minstrels and comedian Woody Allen.