Saturday, December 3, 2022


Today in
Television History


1968 - Elvis Presley's NBC-TV special "Elvis" was aired.

1987 - The 200th episode of "Knots Landing" aired.


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Today in
Dick Clark's American Bandstand History


1959 - The Drifters performed "Dance With Me" and "True Love, True Love" on American Bandstand.

1966 - Otis Redding performed "Fa Fa Fa Fa Fa" on American Bandstand.

1966 - Music Machine performed "Talk Talk" and "The People in Me" on American Bandstand.

1977 - The Village People appeared on American Bandstand.

1983 - Glen Shorrock performed "Little Girls Get Lonely" and "Til I Love You" on American Bandstand.

1983 - James Ingram performed "Party Animal" on American Bandstand.


Dick Clark - American Bandstand Quote

"He had boundless energy and a remarkable ability to do innumerable things at any given time."
- Fran La Maina, the longtime president of Dick Clark Productions Inc.








Today in
Saturday Night Live History


1983 - The Smothers Brothers, Big Country, Tom Seaver, Ron Luciano and Larry Holmes were guests on Saturday Night Live.

1988 - Danny DeVito, Arnold Schwartzenegger, Maria Shriver and the Bangels were guests on Saturday Night Live.

1994 - Roseanne Barr and Green Day were guests on Saturday Night Live.

2005 - Dane Cook and James Blunt were guests on Saturday Night Live.

2011 - Steve Buscemi and The Black Keys were guests on Saturday Night Live. The Black Keys performed "Lonely Boy" and "Gold in the Ceiling."


Saturday Night Live Quote

We're going to be around forever.
- Elliot Gould, to the cast of Saturday Night Live




Tomorrow in:
Television History
Dick Clark's American Bandstand History