Old News – First Channel 21 Auction

Yes, it was 50 years that Channel 21 had their first auction. It grew to be a monster. Somewhere about the early 1980s I was there answering phones at one auction where there must have been at least 100 people taking the phone bids. At that time you had to write everything down and turn …

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Finding Your Roots

“Finding Your Roots” with Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. is back tonight for a fifth season of 10 episodes on PBS. In this first episode Dr Gates helps actor Andy Samberg and author George R. R. Martin (“Games of Thrones”) answer some family mysteries when DNA detective work uncovers new branches of their family trees. …

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WDYTYA Returns

The genealogy series “Who Do You Think You Are?” (WDYTYA) returns for 4 new episodes beginning Dec. 3rd. The first person getting her ancestry traced is Mandy Moore from the NBC series “This Is Us.” She has had an active career. She started a singing career while in High School and in 1999 toured with …

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New TV Shows of Fall 1968 – NBC

NBC will end up having the highest rated show of the 1968-69 season with Rowan and Martin’s Laugh-In. They would only introduce 7 new series; one of which was a big flop and one which end up in the top 10 series of the year. As before, the links in the titles are to Wikipedia …

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