The Zenith Electronics Corporation presented an all star variety show look at the first 25 years of network television in the United States. This retrospective brought together many of the most popular names of early broadcasting and included classic film clips, kine-scopes, video tape segments, and the personal memories of those who were a vital part of entertainment history.
Did You Know?
There were 121 honorees presented a silver medallion on behalf of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, although only 13 are awarded on the show. Two awards were given posthumously: Nat King Cole and Edward R. Murrow. Los Angeles Police Commissioner Edward M. Davis accepts for Jack Webb and "Dragnet". See more
During Dave Garroway's segment about the 121 honorees, the crawl misspells "Captain Kangaroo" as "Captain Kangeroo." See more
I just love watching 'The Late, Late Show'. Where else could I be 25 for 25 years?
On your reruns. You know I'm kidding, Lucy. You're the most beautiful woman in Hollywood and you have been for many years.
That's quite a compliment considering you started as a stuntman for Francis X. Bushman.
Over the closing credits is a montage of "Good Nights" from various television programs. See more
This Ole House
Written by Stuart Hamblen
Sung by Snooky Lanson See more