Posts Tagged ‘telethon’


The Sked: Friday Nov 2 — NBC Does Some Good But ABC Has a Winning Night Going

ABC finally premiered its entire Friday night lineup, and it won the night, won each half hour, and averaged a 2.0 rating (an extremely difficult feat on a Friday night with a regular schedule).  Last Man Standing starring Ti...
by Mitch Metcalf


THE SKED: Jerry Lewis and the End of a Labor Day Era

> Before reality television, there was the Jerry Lewis Telethon.   Back in the 1970s, if you lived on the East Coast and turned on your TV early in the morning of Labor Day, it was still dead of night in Las Vegas, wh...
by Mitch Salem