CATEGORY: Television
This Midcentury Show Turned Unhappy Housewives into TV Royalty
July 19, 2017

"Queen for a Day" traded big prizes for women’s sob stories—and predicted the reality shows of today. Read More

How Johnny Carson Saved Twister
November 2, 2016

Find out how a late-night television show rescued the game from history’s scrap heap and made it a pop culture sensation. Read More

8 Ways the Original “Star Trek” Made History
September 8, 2016

Fifty years after the cult classic science fiction TV series “Star Trek” made its debut, take a look back at its enduring cultural impact. Read More

The Birth of Satellite TV, 50 Years Ago
July 23, 2012

On the 50th anniversary of the first live transatlantic television feed beamed by Telstar, revisit the historic broadcast of July 23, 1962. Read More

The Music Video, Before Music Television
August 1, 2011

On MTV’s 30th anniversary, explore the history of the music video, which stretches back to the late 19th century. Read More