Video: 'Crossed Swords' (part 1)
(Friday, January 14, 1972, 8:00 p.m. ET) — Lamont buys a porcelain figure for $15 from a silent movie star and after having it appraised, Lamont and Fred decide to take it to an auction to make even more money on it on tonight’s debut episode of the NBC-TV sitcom Sanford and Son. Continue reading ‘Sanford and Son’ debuts on NBC-TV with ‘Crossed Swords’ episode 40 years ago this hour (1972)
(Sunday, January 14, 1962, 8 p.m. EST) — Patti Page sang The Boll Weevil Song on tonight’s edition CBS-TV variety show The Ed Sullivan Show, broadcast live from the Stardust night club in Las Vegas.
Video: John & Yoko on 'Douglas' show (part 1)
(Friday, January 14, 1972) — John Lennon and Yoko Ono begin taping five programs today as co-hosts on the prestigious Emmy award-winning WBC (Westinghouse Broadcasting Corporation) afternoon talk show The Mike Douglas Show. Continue reading Lennon, Ono begin taping five shows as co-hosts for ‘The Mike Douglas Show’ 40 years ago today (1972)
(Monday, January 14, 1952, 7:00 a.m. EST) — NBC-TV’s long-running morning news program Today debuted today, with host Dave Garroway.
The first show of its genre when it signed on, Today blended national news headlines, interviews with newsmakers, lifestyle features, other light news and local station news updates.