64 years ago today, UNC-TV signed on the air. At that time, we weren’t the robust statewide public television network you know today (heck, PBS wouldn’t even exist for about 15 years) and were known simply as WUNC-TV, Channel 4 in Chapel Hill. From that sign-on of NC’s first educational station, the network grew into what you see on your screens now. Continue reading
Just saw this on Twitter. If you’re not a fan of Monty Python’s Flying Circus, I don’t think we can be friends.
52 years ago today, a television institution signed on the air in Great Britain. It later made its way to the States and became a public broadcasting staple. So grab your impossibly long scarf, slap on a stalk of celery or don your fez (fezzes are cool) and celebrate the world’s longest-running science fiction TV series, Doctor Who! 52 years may seem like a long time but, as every Time Lord knows, life doesn’t begin until 750.