Archive for tv

Historical Happening – Monty Python’s Flying Circus

Posted in art, comedy, Cool Stuff, Film, history, humor, laughter, legends, movies, TV, Uncategorized, weird, writing with tags , , , , , , , , , on 10/05/2017 by Edward Brock

The classic comedy show, Monty Python’s Flying Circus, premiered on this day–in 1969. And we’ve laughed since then.

MPFC

Advertisements

Historical Happening – The Twilight Zone

Posted in art, books, classic horror, Cool Stuff, creepy, dark, fantasy, fiction, Film, history, horror, legends, life, macabre, monsters, movies, music, News, scary, sci-fi, science, syfy, TV, Uncategorized, weird, wisdom, Words, writing with tags , , , , , , , , , on 10/02/2017 by Edward Brock

The greatest TV series of all-time–premiered on this day, in 1959.

TZ

Historical Happening – The Flintstones

Posted in comedy, Cool Stuff, Film, funny, history, humor, TV, Uncategorized with tags , , , , , on 09/30/2017 by Edward Brock

The first animated sitcom–and one of the most popular animated shows in TV history–premiered on this day, in 1960. It was created by the cartoon powerhouse of Hanna-Barbera.

Flintstones

Historical Happening – Army-McCarthy Hearings Televised

Posted in history, life, News, Uncategorized with tags , , , , on 04/22/2017 by Edward Brock

The Army-McCarthy Hearings began their live televised coverage on this day, in 1954. It would last until June 17. 

McCarthyCohn

Historical Happening – M*A*S*H

Posted in comedy, Cool Stuff, Film, funny, history, humor, laughter, life, Netflix, TV, Uncategorized, writing with tags , , , , , on 02/28/2017 by Edward Brock

On this day, in 1983, one of the greatest TV series of all-time ended its 11 year run.

The M*A*S*H finale was seen by 125 million viewers–the most of any U.S. TV show.

mash

Historical Happening – Horror Birthdays

Posted in amazon, art, box office, classic horror, Cool Stuff, creature features, creepy, dark, fantasy, fiction, Film, halloween, history, horror, horror films, macabre, monster movies, monsters, movies, people, scary, sci-fi, syfy, TV, Uncategorized, weird with tags , , , , , , on 02/13/2017 by Edward Brock

Several actors–who had prominent roles in Horror films–were born on this day.

Oliver Reed (1937) – Curse of the Werewolf, Burnt Offerings, The Brood

Image result for oliver reed

David Naughton (1951) – An American Werewolf in London

Mena Suvari (1979) – The Rage: Carrie 2, Day of the Dead, Don’t Blink

Historical Happening – The Beatles Appear on Ed Sullivan (1964)

Posted in Albums, art, beatles, Cool Stuff, history, kids, life, LP, music, News, people, radio, soundtracks, TV, Uncategorized, youtube with tags , , , , , on 02/09/2017 by Edward Brock

The Beatles made their first appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show–on this day, in 1964.

It was watched by 73 million viewers.

%d bloggers like this: