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nine years before being cast as J. Homer Bedloe on
CBS's , Petticoat Junction Charles Lane appeared as a hard-nosed newspaper editor in Peter Lawford's short-lived NBC sitcom, ?
Dear Phoebe five years before he was cast as
banker Theodore J. Mooney on , The Lucy Show Gale Gordon played the co-owner of a department store on the NBC sitcom ?
Sally popular 1950s
game show is one of the only U.S. television series to air on all four networks of television's Down You Go Golden Age: ABC, NBC, CBS and DuMont?
prior to writing the episode "
" of the The Apartment NBC sitcom , writer Seinfeld Peter Mehlman had "barely written any dialogue in [his] life"?
was nominated for two Steve Higgins Emmy Awards for his work on before becoming the announcer for Saturday Night Live NBC's ?
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon early in his short acting career
played Tod Griffin George Washington and Patrick Henry on NBC's Hallmark Hall of Fame anthology series?
during the midst of the
Cold War, and Alan Shulman Dmitri Shostakovich were invited to join a Soviet– American composers' symposium organised by Nicolas Slonimsky for NBC?
Aubrey Plaza conceived the idea of , her character on the April Ludgate NBC comedy series , having a "gay boyfriend" who also simultaneously dates another boy?
Parks and Recreation actor
, who plays Jim O'Heir Jerry on the NBC comedy , once played the janitor of a genetics laboratory who held puppet shows with the failed experiments?
Parks and Recreation actress
Aubrey Plaza said " ", an episode of the Hunting Trip NBC comedy series , could mark the start of a romance between her character and that of actor Parks and Recreation Chris Pratt?
first season of the NBC series was critically panned, it was considered one of the best comedies of the year during its Parks and Recreation ?
second season before
of the the first season NBC series even aired, critics thought it would fail due to early reports of poor test screenings?
Parks and Recreation the 1955–56
NBC series was only the second Frontier western anthology program on television, preceded by ?
Death Valley Days the
1960– 1961 NBC Western series featured Klondike James Coburn as con man Jeff Durain in the Alaskan gold rush town of Skagway?
the church tower for the
is the "high-tech command center" for Fourth Universalist Society of New York NBC's coverage of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade?
episode " Law & Order: Special Victims Unit " earned higher ratings than an Zebras NBC special about Barack Obama, which aired the same night?
the day the
episode " Parks and Recreation " aired on Canvassing NBC, it captured almost one million viewers more than its direct ABC time-slot competitor,
Samantha Who? the fictitious newspaper article written by the journalist in the
episode " Parks and Recreation " was featured as a The Reporter PDF file on the official NBC website?
NBC pulled " ", an Steve Burdick AIDS-themed episode of the medical drama , gay and Lifestories AIDS activists accused the network of fearing advertiser backlash?
was a Great Rose Bowl Hoax 1961 prank by students at the California Institute of Technology that was broadcast by NBC to an estimated 30 million viewers in the United States?
Poison song " Unskinny Bop" was featured during a strip club scene in " ", an episode of the Tom's Divorce NBC comedy series ?
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actor of Read Morgan NBC's western television series played The Deputy basketball from 1950 to 1952 for the Kentucky Wildcats?
catchphrase "Kowabunga!" was popularized by the NBC program ?
Howdy Doody the
Jewish Theological Seminary of America produced the NBC radio and TV program commercial-free for 45 years, with the show's producer saying "God needs no sponsor"?
The Eternal Light the
Los Angeles attorney became nationally known a half century ago through his role as the Bobby Diamond orphaned Joey Newton in the NBC television series ?
Paul Schneider initially felt insecure about playing on the Mark Brendanawicz NBC comedy series because he was unsure about the motivations of the character?
Parks and Recreation a focus group report heavily critical of the "
" episode of the Pilot NBC show was leaked to the media one month before the show aired?
Parks and Recreation "
" was the first episode of the Telethon NBC comedy to be written by star Parks and Recreation Amy Poehler?
", an episode of Ron and Tammy NBC's , features comedienne Parks and Recreation Megan Mullally playing the ex-wife of a character played by her real-life husband, Nick Offerman?
Aziz Ansari's performance as was considered one of the strongest elements of the Tom Haverford first season of the NBC comedy series ?
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concert film was thought lost in the Liza with a Z NBC vaults for almost thirty years, before its rediscovery and re-release in 2006?
NBC network executive produced the 1985 Perry Lafferty television movie , one of the first dramatic films to deal with the subject of An Early Frost HIV / AIDS?
", an episode of the Leslie's House NBC comedy series , features references to Parks and Recreation Wikipedia, Nirvana, Montell Jordan and the Iran–Contra affair?
", an episode of Kaboom NBC's , featured the real-life charity Parks and Recreation KaBOOM! as part of a multi-network television campaign to spotlight volunteerism?
", which aired on Company Picnic NBC on May 14, 2009, was the 100th episode of the comedy series, ?
The Office "
", an episode of Christmas Scandal NBC's comedy series , marked the last in a string of guest performances by stand-up comedian Parks and Recreation Louis C.K.?
", an episode of Greenzo , was part of 30 Rock NBC’s Green Week that aimed at having every primetime program aired during the second week of November 2007 contain an environmental theme?
", an episode of Greg Pikitis NBC's comedy series , featured actress Parks and Recreation Rashida Jones dressed as Raggedy Ann?
", an episode of Jack-Tor , was the first episode of the series to air as part of 30 Rock NBC's " Comedy Night Done Right"?
NBC's 2009 reality television program is hosted by "Lord of the Dance" Superstars of Dance Michael Flatley?
Nick Offerman, who plays on the Ron Swanson NBC comedy series , has received significant praise and been called the show's "secret weapon"?
Parks and Recreation
, the first woman Mary K. Shell mayor of Bakersfield, California, chided NBC's Johnny Carson for his jokes about "beautiful downtown Bakersfield" and invited Carson to visit the city to see its improvements?
, who plays the attractive surgeon ex-wife of Jama Williamson Tom Haverford in the NBC comedy , also provided voices for the video game Parks and Recreation ?
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas
reported comedian Entertainment Weekly is set to take on the role of Ellie Kemper Dunder Mifflin receptionist in NBC's U.S. version of ?
was a musical variety television show that ran on the The Colgate Comedy Hour NBC television network from November 1950 to December 1956, and was the first NTSC color television broadcast?
T-shirts which featured
Jane Krakowski as Jenna Maroney, which were seen in a episode entitled 30 Rock ", were made commercially available by Jack Gets in the Game" NBC?
, an episode of the Galentine's Day NBC comedy , had a story so romantic, its characters said it made Parks and Recreation look like The Notebook ?
, who portrayed Dean Fredericks Air Force pilot in the 1958–59 Steve Canyon NBC television series, was awarded a Purple Heart during World War II?
Rashida Jones, the actress who plays in the Ann Perkins NBC comedy series , was cast before the producers had determined what the show would be about?
Parks and Recreation
Rear Admiral , who had been deputy chief of Ellis M. Zacharias Navy intelligence in World War II, later narrated the NBC Cold War docudrama , titled after one of his own books?
Behind Closed Doors
U.S. Army General , who commanded the James Harbord United States Marine Corps' 4th Marine Brigade at the Battle of Belleau Wood during World War I, was President of RCA in the 1920s when it formed NBC and RKO Pictures?
, a character in the Andy Dwyer NBC comedy series , was only to appear in the Parks and Recreation first season, but was made a regular cast member because the producers liked actor Chris Pratt?
", an episode of 94 Meetings NBC's comedy , featured the return of several actors who had previously appeared in the series, such as Parks and Recreation Alison Becker and Susan Yeagley?
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