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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Genealogy Roadshow

Are you missing “Who Do You Think You Are?” There is another genealogy TV showing coming soon. “Genealogy Roadshow” starts on most PBS channels on September 23. Each episode will combine history and science to uncover the fascinating stories of diverse Americans. Beth Hoppe from PBS says that “with a diverse mix of stories in …

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New TV Shows of Fall 1963 – NBC

NBC had 11 new shows starting the the fall of 1963. None could be considered to be a big hit. The links in the titles are to Wikipedia to where you can find more information on each show. These were the new shows that aired (All times Eastern Time Zone): The Bill Dana Show; Sunday …

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New TV Shows of Fall 1963 – CBS

CBS had the biggest ratings for the previous season and thus only had the least number of new shows for the fall 1963 season. The links in the titles are to Wikipedia to where you can find more information on each show. These were the new shows that aired (All times Eastern Time Zone): My …

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