Sunday, November 12, 2017

THE TONIGHT SHOW

The Tonight Show is the worlds longest running late night talk show....
 ever.
It first aired in 1954 from the NBS studios in Rockefeller Center in New Your City....
making it the longest running regularly scheduled program in the U.S. of A.

From 1954-1957 Steve Allen was host....
Then came Jack Parr 1957-1962...

In 1962 Johnny Carson took the helm over and went an amazing 30 years until his retirement....
in 1992.
He was, in my opinion, the.....
"King Of Night Time Entertainment!"

I was one to go to bed early through the work week....
 but on the weekend I caught his show many-many times.
For those of you who have never caught the magic of Johnny in his prime, I am proud too offer up a dvd filled with.....Carson at his best!



After Johnny Carson retired Jay Leno filled some very hard shoes to fill.
 Jay was cool.... but Johnny was king!
He did a great job! He left in 2009, only to return as host again in 2010 until his retirement 
in 2014.

From June 1, 2009 through to January 22, 2010 The Tonight Show Host was Conan O'Brien. 
Over the course of the 7 month and three week span 145 episodes aired making it the shortest 
host run of  the well over 60 some years of history of...
  The tonight Show.

Just as soon as Jay Leno left in 2014....Jimmy Fallon filled the slot.
He is the host to this very day.
Jimmy is great and I especially love his quirky sense of humor and he can easily get me to laugh right out load...but Johnny will always be my all time favorite!

Friday, October 13, 2017

Star Trek Voyager: Complete Series



 Star Trek Voyager was aired for seven seasons with a total of 168 episodes filmed. The original release day was January 16, 1995 and the last show was shown May 23, 2001.
It is still being shown in syndication....
 to this very day.

The show takes place during the years 2371-2378 and follows the adventures of the Starfleet Vessel
Voyager. She is captained by a female  named Kathryn Janeway ....
played by Kate Mulgrew.

Stranded on the far side of the Milky Way Galaxy in the Delta Quadrant some 70,000 light years from Earth.
The Voyager is truly "Going Where No Man Has Gone Before" due to the great distance it is from Federation Space.....
 it has never been explored by Starfleet.
It is estimated that it will take them 75 years....
 to travel back  home.

Now you can own the complete series! A total of 47 disks!
A great addition for your.....
 Star Trek Video Library.


Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Private Snafu


Do you remember?



Private Snafu is the title character of a series of black-and-white American instructional cartoon shorts, ironic and humorous in tone, that were produced between 1943 and 1945 during World War II. The films were designed to instruct service personnel about security, proper sanitation habits, booby traps and other military subjects, and to improve troop morale. Primarily, they demonstrate the negative consequences of doing things wrong.


Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Popeye The Sailor

"No matter what day..No matter what time.. There is always time for Popeye!"

The true account of the making of the film "Popeye" starring Robin Williams and directed by Robert Altman. The movie is nowhere near as bad as you may have heard and the book is fun if you are into "behind the scenes" stories. Over 200 photos.







Friday, July 28, 2017

I Want To Hold Your Hand!




 The ratings went through the roof for the first show.... February 9, 1964!
A whopping 45.3% of the U.S. households tuned in that night!
I know we watched along with the 73 million other people!

February 11th they played at the Washington Coliseum. Then back to New York for two performances at Carnegie Hall.

The second Ed Sullivan Show performance was February 16th at The Miami Beach Hotel
in Florida. The ratings came very close to surpassing the first Sullivan show!

On February 19 the Beatles returned to England and were greeted by 10,000 fans at the Heathrow Airport.