Friday, April 19, 2019

Today in TV History: ABC premieres

The American Broadcasting Company was a radio entity as early as 1943, but on April 19, 1948, the TV network premiered with a broadcast of Henry Morgan's On the Corner. But let's jump ahead 30 years or so to ABC stars in hot air balloons mugging for the camera:

You know, I first watched this thinking, "Wow, the only thing this is missing is Ernie Anderson. Then, whaddya know--BAM!"

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