Archive for the 'Greatest Television Events' Category

Requiem for a Heavyweight, October 11, 1956

Requiem for a Heavyweight was the high water mark for television’s golden age, and the second episode for the classic live anthology show,Playhouse 90. Rod Serling’s teleplay recieved endless accolades from the entertainment industry, and arguably, no other television production in history has garnered as much high praise. The telecast featured Jack Palance as a washed […]

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1984 Apple Computer Ad, January 22, 1984

There was little warning. The unhappy board members at Apple were insistent that the whole thing be killed without airing, thinking it best to forget the $800,000 spent producing the one minute commercial. Directed by Ridley Scott, the young director had just wrapped his futuristic epic Blade Runner and was teamed with advertising group Chiat/Day. […]

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