Kukla, Fran, and Ollie – The Color Show, August 30, 1953

RCA, the parent company to NBC, needed the perfect show to launch their new NTSC (a branch of the FCC) approved color system. Certainly, hits like Dragnet, Milton Berle’s Texaco Star Theater, or Your Show of Shows could provide colorful excitement to the medium.  RCA, however, believed Kukla, Fran, and Ollie provided every element needed for an experimental tryout […]

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