End of An Era: June 12, 2009

There is something eerie and haunting  about the last 2 minutes of the final analog broadcast in the United States. Those closing, end-of-an-era moments broadcast from New York’s WNBC, which began experimental broadcasting in 1928 (as W2XBS)! The station began commercial broadcasts July 1, 1941 with a baseball game between the Brooklyn Dodgers and the Philadelphia Phillies, […]

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THE MILTON BERLE SHOW: Uncle Milton Bows Out With a BANG, June 6, 1956

After an amazing run in television, Milton Berle had persevered in several formats over 8 seasons and 336 hour long episodes. In 1956,  no other show nor star had enjoyed a longer television run. The broadcast of June 6, 1956 was significant for several reasons. For one, it was the final broadcast of The Milton […]

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