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Well that was the end of Round 10......I have to say I think we did a much better job this time around with this particular holiday topic!!
Now on to the next topic.
The next topic is............................................As Seen on TV
The Arsenio Hall Show (is an American syndicated late-night talk show created by and starring comedian Arsenio Hall. There have been two different incarnations of The Arsenio Hall Show. The original series premiered on January 3, 1989, and ran until May 27, 1994. Nineteen years after the original series left television, Hall returned for a revival that premiered on September 9, 2013 and was cancelled after one season, with the finale airing on May 21, 2014)
Getting a MN reference in early..............
In June 1992, then-presidential candidate Bill Clinton—who was a fan of the show—was a guest on the show, playing "Heartbreak Hotel" on the saxophone (causing Arsenio to quip, "It's nice to see a Democrat blow something besides the election"). The appearance is often considered an important moment in Clinton's political career, helping build his popularity among minority and young voters. Clinton went on to win the election in November 1992.....................
Then Governor Bill Clinton playing sax on The Arsenio Hall in 1992 (one song played is Heartbreak Hotel).
Concentration (is an American television game show based on the children's memory game of the same name. Matching cards represented prizes that contestants could win. As matching pairs of cards were gradually removed from the board, it would slowly reveal elements of a rebus puzzle that contestants had to solve to win a match. The show was broadcast on and off from 1958 to 1991, presented by various hosts, and has been made in several different versions. The original network daytime series, Concentration, appeared on NBC for 14 years, 7 months, and 3,770 telecasts (August 25, 1958 – March 23, 1973), the longest continuous run of any game show on that network (Wheel of Fortune was a month shy of tying that record when the initial NBC run ended on June 30, 1989). This series was hosted by Hugh Downs and later by Bob Clayton, but for a six-month period in 1969, Ed McMahon hosted the series. The series began at 11:30 am Eastern, then moved to 11:00 and finally to 10:30. Nearly all episodes of the NBC daytime version were produced at 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York City)
Calling it a night................................
After some reformatting, a remake called Classic Concentration, hosted by Alex Trebek, ran on NBC from May 4, 1987, to September 20, 1991 (with reruns broadcast to January 14, 1994).........................
Danger Mouse is a British animated television series produced by Cosgrove Hall Films for Thames Television. It features the eponymous Danger Mouse who worked as a secret agent and is a parody of British spy fiction, particularly the Danger Man series and James Bond. It originally ran from 28 September 1981 to 19 March 1992 on the ITV network.
The Ewing family is the fictional family of the American prime time soap opera Dallas and its 2012 revival, as well as the foundation of the spin-off series Knots Landing. In the original series of Dallas, the Ewings own and run Southfork Ranch and the oil giant Ewing Oil; in the revival series, Ewing Oil is replaced by Ewing Global, formerly Ewing Energies. Knots Landing features the large corporation of Gary Ewing Enterprises.
Sitting - patriarch Jock; granddaughter Lucy (father is middle son Gary Ewing, not shown in this picture); Miss Ellie (Jock's wife); youngest son Bobby (sitting on arm of sofa)
Standing - eldest son JR; Sue Ellen (JR's wife); Pamela (Bobby's wife)
Sitting - Miss Ellie
Standing - JR; Sue Ellen; Jock; Bobby, Lucy, Pamela, ranch foreman Ray Krebbs (Illegitimate son of Jock and Margaret Krebbs)
Picture are from the original Dallas show.
Foyle's War 2002-2015
As World War II rages on, criminals try to take advantage of the resulting chaos. In Hastings, they aren't having much luck, thanks to Detective Chief Superintendent Christopher Foyle. As Foyle's son Andrew, a fighter pilot in the RAF, fights the enemy at war, Foyle battles the black market, profiteering and murder on the home front. He is dogged in his pursuit of justice, honest to a fault and frequently underestimated by his opponents. Following the war, Foyle takes on a new role as a senior intelligence officer, and he focuses his attention on the world of espionage in support of Britain's security and defence.
"Gorilla" Commercial-American Tourister (What better way to prove the durability of a suitcase than to have a gorilla jump all over it? This admirably simple, Clio-winning spot did just that—sort of. The ape was actor Don McLeod in a $20,000 monkey suit (with moving eyebrows). So convincing was his performance, he was soon making appearances as a spokesgorilla. “I’ve met women who thought it would be kinky to have a gorilla up to their hotel room,” McLeod has said. Only if she’s waiting in a suitcase, Don)
Hennesey - is an American military comedy-drama television series that aired on CBS from 1959 to 1962, starring Jackie Cooper and Abby Dalton. Cooper played a United States Navy physician, Lt. Charles W. "Chick" Hennesey, with Abby Dalton as Navy nurse Lt. Martha Hale. In the story line, they are assigned to the hospital at the U.S. Naval Station in San Diego, California.
Inside Edition ((alternately titled as Inside Edition with Deborah Norville in program introductions for its weekday broadcasts since 1998) is an American news broadcasting newsmagazine program that is distributed in first-run syndication by CBS Media Ventures. Having premiered on January 9, 1989, it is the longest-running syndicated-newsmagazine program that is not strictly focused on recent news. The program features a mix of infotainment stories, entertainment news and gossip, scandals, true-crime stories and lifestyle features. Since 1995, the program's weekday broadcasts have been anchored by Deborah Norville. Mary Calvi anchors the program's weekend editions and also serves as a substitute for Norville on the weekday broadcasts)
When it premiered in 1989, Inside Edition featured highbrow news, investigative reporting, and the hosting prowess of legendary British newsman David Frost...........................
Off to work...........................
Jeopardy! The original daytime version debuted on NBC on March 30, 1964, and aired until January 3, 1975. A nighttime syndicated edition aired weekly from September 1974 to September 1975, and a revival, The All-New Jeopardy!, ran on NBC from October 1978 to March 1979 on weekdays. The syndicated show familiar with modern viewers and produced daily (currently by Sony Pictures Television) premiered on September 10, 1984. Art Fleming served as host for all versions of the show between 1964 and 1979. The daily syndicated version premiered in 1984 with Alex Trebek as host. Trebek hosted until his death, with his last episode airing January 8, 2021, after which guest hosts completed the season beginning with consulting producer and former contestant Ken Jennings. Executive producer Mike Richards was announced as the host of the syndicated version, but he stepped down amid several controversies. Mayim Bialik will host primetime specials on ABC, future spin-offs, and most episodes of the syndicated series through the end of July 2022, with Jennings also hosting a stretch of episodes in that span.