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Broadcasting

brod' kast ng, the transmission of programs by radio or television

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Art Linkletter
Art Linkletter
co-created two of the longest-running programs in broadcast history, "People Are Funny" and "House Party." It was on the latter that he debuted a segment called "Kids Say the Darndest Things," which became one of the most popular "interview formats" in radio and television history.

Television in 1957

Television in 1958
Television in 1958
The biggest television story of 1958 was the cancellation of most of the big-money quiz shows following chares that many of them were fixed. Westerns occupied four out of the top five places in the Nielsen ratings in 1958, but variety shows also enjoyed great popularity.

Television in 1959

Television in 1961

Television in 1978
Television in 1978

Television in 1969
Television in 1969

Television in 1979

Emmy Awards, 1979
Emmy Awards, 1979
Comedy Series "Taxi." Drama Series "Lou Grant."

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