BBC TV From 1938

You remember the old days when you had to wiggle rabbit ears to be able to watch your favorite TV show clearly? It was annoying that things like weather and obstructions caused by buildings and such things could get in the way of your nightly viewing. But sometimes it worked in reverse. Sometimes crazy atmospheric […]

This Day in TV History: The Quiz Show Scandals

On December 5, 1956, Herb Stempel lost to Charles Van Doren on NBC’s ultra-popular game show Twenty-One. Herb Stempel didn’t lose by chance. He was told to lose–paid to take the fall and allow Charles Van Doren to take over as the winner of Twenty One. After a few months he grew upset that he […]