Daily Archives: November 30, 2021

via BHBPR: Celebrate the Diamond Anniversary of game shows (and, for that matter, the 55th anniversary of the premiere of THE HOLLYWOOD SQUARES) this holiday season with five star-studded performances of “HOLLYWOOD MUSEUM Squares,” now available for streaming on demand through StellarTickets.com. Featuring nearly fifty stars, including former Squares hosts Peter Marshall, John Davidson, and Tom Bergeron, onetime Squares writer and regular panelist Bruce Vilanch, and former Squares panelists Rich Little and Gilbert Gottfried, this virtual take-off of the game show classic is a great viewing suggestion for families, friends, and game show fans as they gather for the holidays. Individual episodes are available for $10 or you can purchase all five as a bundle at a special holiday season price of just $30. Proceeds from sales of Hollywood Museum Squares episodes support the efforts of the HOLLYWOOD MUSEUM. Go to StellarTickets.com for more information. The special $30 bundle price for all five shows is good through Christmas Day

The end of World War II in 1945 also marked the beginning of the TV game show (an American television institution that actually began on radio with the premiere of Truth or Consequences in 1941). Our friends at The Hollywood Museum had … Continue reading

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This Date in MAVERICK TV History: Edgar Buchanan stars in “Island in the Swamp,” the second of five episodes written by Montgomery Pittman, airing Nov. 30, 1958

ISLAND IN THE SWAMP Original Airdate: November 30, 1958 Synopsis. Set adrift in a lifeboat after he was robbed, Bret lands on an island outside New Orleans, where he meets Buddy Forge (played by Edgar Buchanan) and his eccentric community … Continue reading

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This Date in ROCKFORD FILES History: Rita Moreno stars as Rita Capkovic in “No-Fault Affair,” airing Nov. 30, 1979

NO-FAULT AFFAIR Original Air Date: November 30, 1979 Synopsis. After advising a young girl to get out of prostitution while she can, Rita Capkovic decided to practice what she preached: she completed beauty school, and now wants to begin a … Continue reading

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