WFGR Retrovision Two For Wednesday!
September 26th is always an auspicious day in television history. 2 iconic TV shows made their debut today! One started as a witty, urbane nightly collection of music, comedy and variety. Broadcast live every night 48 weeks a year for 90 minutes nightly, the Tonight Show was NBC’s answer to the aptly-named Today Show. When they added the Tomorrow Show, the peacock network had the whole day wrapped up!
The Tonight show, hosted by Steve Allen, started live from New York City on this date in 1954. Another show that everyone knows and remembers started on film with a wedding on September 26th, 1969. Roughly three months before I was born. Here’s a story, of a lovely lady…
The Brady Bunch, all 38 of em, got it’s start 42 years ago today. Here’s both theme songs to take you down memory lane.