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 Alan's TV Shows FUN Trivia Q&A.  Trivia powered by ABE1. On January 3, 1947 proceedings of the U.S. Congress are televised for the first time.

  • True or False?

2. What actor, comedian, movie director and producer in born on March 6, 1947?

  • Rob Reiner
  • Robert Redford
  • Bill Casey

3. The FCC rejects a network's color television system on January 30, 1947.
Name the network?

  • CBS
  • Dumont
  • NBC

4. What late night host was born on April 12, 1947?

  • David Letterman
  • Conan O'Brien
  • Max Kellerman

5. The concept of the show was for a cartoonist to make a drawing of a person he had never seen, based on a description given by other people.
What was the show's name?

  • Cartoon Question
  • Face to Face
  • Name that Person

6. On September 30, 1947 what event brought in an estimated 3.9 million people, becoming television's first mass audience.

  • World Series
  • NFL football live
  • First presidential debate

7. The puppet show Junior Jamboree premieres on WBKB in Chicago, Illinois on October 13, 1947.
What did it later became known as?

  • Howdy Doody
  • Kukla, Fran and Ollie
  • Captain Kangaroo

8. What actress and comedian from Saturday Night Live and 3rd Rock from the Sun was born on September 6, 1947?

  • Betty White
  • Jane Curtin
  • Mildred A. Hill

9. There are 1,400,000 television sets in use in the United States.

  • True or False?

10. What was the first situation comedy broadcast on network television in the United States, and the first television program to show a couple sharing a bed.

  • Mary Kay and Johnny
  • My Favorite Wife
  • Tim and Mary
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1947 In TV Trivia

  1. True

  2. Rob Reiner

  3. CBS

  4. David Letterman

  5. Face to Face

  6. World Series

  7. Kukla, Fran and Ollie

  8. Jane Curtin

  9. False. There were 14,000 television sets.

  10. Mary Kay and Johnny

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