WDYTYA – Nomination and Return

The genealogy TV show “Who Do You Think You Are?” has been nominated for an Emmy Award as Outstanding Structured Reality Program for the 2013 season. The show had been nominated before in 2012 which then was the the category Outstanding Reality Program. This time it is up against “Antiques Roadshow” (PBS), “Diners, Drive-Ins and …

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Histroy Detectives – Tonight

Tonight (June 8th) on the TV series, History Detectives the team will see if they can figure out what happened to the bandleader Glenn Miller during World War II. Glenn Miller had a very popular band in the 1930s and early 1940s. He even had a radio show that aired three times a week. Glenn …

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History Detectives Returns

The PBS series “History Detectives” returns for a short season tomorrow (on most PBS stations). The series has some changes for this season. First the title has been changed to “History Detectives; Special Investigations.” In the past, there would be three mysteries solved in each episode. This season there is only one mystery in the …

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WDYTYA – Season 5

The line-up for this season of the genealogy series Who Do You Think You Are? has been announced. The people to be profiled will be: Kelsey Grammer, Valerie Bertinelli, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Lauren Graham, Cynthia Nixon, Rachel McAdams and her sister, Kayleen McAdams. The show begins on Wednesday, July 23 at 9/8c on the channel …

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TV Show with Kids from the Early 50s

I uploaded a photo album with just 6 picture in it. The album is of a TV show called Schools on Parade that was broadcast once a week in 1953 and 1954.The show was on Rochester station WHAM-TV which is now WROC-TV. Three of the pictures are of 15 children that appeared on the show …

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Apple Mac – 1984 Commercial

On this day (jan. 24th) 30 years ago Apple unveiled the Mac. The computer only had 128kb of RAM memory. It also had a 9-inch, 512×342 pixel monochrome monitor. It did included MacWrite and MacPaint software. The Mac was personally demonstrated by Steve Jobs. Two days before the introduction of the Mac during the Super …

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60th Anniversary of Channel 10

On Nov. 1st in 1953 channel 10 in Rochester signed on becoming the second TV station in Rochester. There had been 4 radio stations that had petitioned the FCC in Washington for the channel. WARC, WSAY, WHEC, which was owned by Gannett and also ran the Democrat & Chronicle newspaper and WVET (Veterans Broadcasting Company) …

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Genealogy Roadshow – First Season & Next Season

“Genealogy Roadshow” on PBS has ended their first season. There were only 4 episodes filmed. If you missed any of the episodes or want to watch them again, they can be viewed online for a short time here on PBS on the web. This season was just a trial to see if there would be …

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