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1955 - Judy Garland made her TV debut on the "Ford Star Jubilee" on CBS.

1961 - "The Bullwinkle Show" premiered in prime time on NBC-TV. The show was originally on ABC in the afternoon as "Rocky and His Friends."

1968 - "60 Minutes" premiered on CBS-TV.

1968 - "The Mod Squad" premiered on ABC-TV.

1970 - The first episode of "The Odd Couple" aired on ABC.

1977 - "The Love Boat" debuted on ABC-TV. The theme song was sung by Jack Jones and was written by Paul Williams and Charles Fox.

1985 - The first episode of "Growing Pains" aired on ABC.

1987 - The series "A Different World" debuted on NBC.

1989 - Prince made an appearance on the 15-year anniversary of Saturday Night Live. He performed the song "Electric Chair."

1991 - The Perry Mason TV movie "The Case of the Fatal Fashion" aired.

1993 - ABC debuted the series "Boy Meets World."

1994 - The 20th season of "Saturday Night Live" began on NBC. Eric Clapton performed on the show.

1996 - The 200th episode of "Roseanne" aired on ABC.

1997 - ABC began airing the series "Dharma and Greg."

2007 - The pilot episode of "The Big Bang Theory" aired.

2009 - The 10th season of "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" began.


Television Quotes

Seeing a murder on television... can help work off one's antagonisms. And if you haven't any antagonisms, the commercials will give you some.
- Alfred Hitchcock



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