Tag: NBC

  • Vintage TV: Card Sharks

    It was a simple high-low card game, played out on TV for everyone at home. But it was good fun, and it always reminds me of my grandmother. It was Card Sharks, and it aired on NBC from 1978 to 1981. My grandma used to tell me stories of her grandfather, a sign painter by…

  • Vintage TV: Brought to you in living color

    NBC aired the first color television program* in 1953, and you’d better believe they made a big deal of it. The network consistently had more color programming than CBS or ABC for some time. Starting in 1957, they preceded every color show with the famous NBC Peacock. That peacock lasted until 1962, when the one…

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