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1950 In TV Trivia

Choose an answer from the three choices and True or False offered after each question and then "Check Your Answers" at the end of the quiz.

 Alan's TV Shows FUN Trivia Q&A.  Trivia powered by ABE1. October 10, 1950, the FCC approves RCA color TV system, effective November 20.

  • True or False?

2. What CBS game show debuts on February 2, 1950?

  • What's My Line
  • To Tell the Truth
  • Deal or No Deal

3. Who is the comedian who was born on April 28, 1950?

  • Jay Leno
  • John Stewart
  • Ray Winters

4. What 15-minute sitcom debuted on the DuMont Television Network on Tuesday, November 18, 1947 and ended in 1950?

  • Hawkins Falls
  • The Jack Benny Show
  • Mary Kay and Johnny

5. The number of homes in the US that own a television set reaches the one million mark.

  • True or False?

6. What is the game show that debuts on September 7, 1950?

  • Truth or Consequences
  • $64,000 Question
  • Your Guess or Mine

7. On September 21, what actor, comedian, and Saturday Night Live regular was born?

  • Chevy Chase
  • Bill Murray
  • Dom Deluise

8. Cisco Kid debuted, starring Duncan Renaldo and Leo Carrillo. The series ran from 1950 to 1956.

  • True or False?

9. When The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show, aka The Burns and Allen Show, began on CBS television October 12, 1950, it was an immediate success. Burns would always end the show with "Say goodnight, Gracie" to which Allen simply replied "Goodnight, Gracie."

  • True or False?

10. On October 28, 1950 what comedy show made its debut?

  • The Jack Benny Show
  • The Sid Caesar Show
  • The Rex Allen Show

Check Your Answers 

  • 1. False. They approve the CBS color TV system.
  • 2. What's My Line
  • 3. Jay Leno
  • 4. Mary Kay and Johnny
  • 5. True
  • 6. Truth or Consequences
  • 7. Bill Murray
  • 8. True
  • 9. False. She just said, �Goodnight.� (This "false memory" may be caused by the Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In ending: "Say goodnight, Dick." "Goodnight, Dick!")
  • 10. The Jack Benny Show

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