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Christopher Reeve

  • Sep 25, 1952 - Oct 10, 2004 (age 52)
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2006
Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut
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MovieNov 2, 2006

Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut

In Richard Donner's original …
In Richard Donner's original vision of Superman II, the Man of Steel faces his greatest challenge yet! Three villainous outcasts, Non, Ursa, and their leader, General Zod, are freed from the Phantom Zone only to wreak havoc, devastation, and chaos unto Earth. While this occurs, Clark Kent and Superman, now revealed to Lois as one and the same, begins a forbidden romance with her that ends with the extinguishing of his powers as Earth's greatest savior for the woman he loves, all despite his father, Jor-El's warnings. Meanwhile, Superman's arch-nemesis, Lex Luthor, has escaped from prison with the help of Miss Teschmacher. After discovering the Fortress of Solitude, and learning of the Three Deviant villains, Luthor rushes to aid them in their attempt at World Domination and revenge on Superman. It all boils down to an epic battle in which Revenge, Love, and a Legacy between Father and Son culminate.
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Everyone's Hero
MovieSep 15, 2006

Everyone's Hero

A young boy named Yankee Irving finds himself at an …
A young boy named Yankee Irving finds himself at an extraordinary crossroads: He has a chance to be a hero - and make a difference against incredible odds - or he can play it safe. With faith in himself instilled by his family, he teams up with a sassy young girl and some off-the-wall sidekicks and embarks on a sometimes perilous, often funny, cross-country quest. In the process, he restores his family's honor, befriends the world's biggest sports superstar, and reveals the hero within.
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2004
The Brooke Ellison Story
MovieOct 25, 2004

The Brooke Ellison Story

Rendered a quadriplegic …
Rendered a quadriplegic since a child from a near-fatal neck injury, a young girl fights against all odds to succeed in life from grade school to her acceptance into college under the assistance of her loyal and dedicated mother.
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Christopher Reeve
PersonalOctober 2004

Christopher Reeve

Christopher Reeve passed away.
Outstanding Directorial Achievement In Television Film/Miniseries
Nomination2004

Outstanding Directorial Achievement In T…

Nominated for "The Brooke Ellison Story".
DGA Award
2003
Nomination2003

Outstanding Non-Fiction Special

Nominated for "Christopher Reeve: Courageous Steps".
Primetime Emmy Award
Nomination2003

Outstanding Documentary Or Nonfiction …

Nominated for "Christopher Reeve: Courageous Steps".
Primetime Emmy Award
Award2003

Lasker-Bloomberg Public Service Award

Won Lasker-Bloomberg Public Service Award.
2002
Nomination2002

Best Spoken Word Album

Nominated for "Nothing Is Impossible".
Grammy Award
2001
Smallville
TV ShowOct 16, 2001

Smallville

Smallville is an American superhero television series …
Smallville is an American superhero television series developed by writer-producers Alfred Gough and Miles Millar, based on the DC Comics character Superman created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster. The series, initially broadcast by The WB, premiered on October 16, 2001. After Smallville's fifth season, The WB and UPN merged to form The CW, the series' later United States broadcaster. Smallville, which ended its tenth and final season on May 13, 2011, follows Clark Kent (Tom Welling) in the fictional town of Smallville, Kansas, before he becomes The Man of Steel/Superman. The first four seasons focus on Clark and his friends in high school. After season five Smallville ventures into adult settings, eventually focusing on his career alongside Lois Lane (Erica Durance) at the Daily Planet and introducing other DC comic-book superheroes and villains.
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1999
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie
Nomination1999

Outstanding Performance by a Male Act…

Nominated for "Rear Window".
Screen Actors Guild Award
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie
Award1999

Outstanding Performance by a Male Act…

Won award for "Rear Window".
Screen Actors Guild Award
1998
Rear Window
MovieNov 22, 1998

Rear Window

Modern remake of Rear Window in which the lead character is …
Modern remake of Rear Window in which the lead character is paralyzed and lives in a high-tech home filled with assistive technology.
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Award1998

Best Spoken Word Album

Won award for "Still Me".
Grammy Award
Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film
Nomination1998

Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film

Nominated for "Rear Window".
Golden Globe Award
Nomination1998

Best Spoken Word Album

Nominated for "Still Me".
Grammy Award
Nomination1998

Outstanding Variety, Music Or Comedy …

Nominated for "Christopher Reeve: A Celebration of Hope".
Primetime Emmy Award
1997
In the Gloaming
MovieApr 20, 1997

In the Gloaming

Danny, dying of Aids, returns home for his last months. Always …
Danny, dying of Aids, returns home for his last months. Always close to his mother, they share moments of openness that tend to shut out Danny's father and his sister.
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The Practice
TV ShowMar 4, 1997

The Practice

The Practice is an American legal drama created by David E. …
The Practice is an American legal drama created by David E. Kelley centering on the partners and associates at a Boston law firm. Running for eight seasons on ABC from March 4, 1997 to May 16, 2004, the show won the Emmy in 1998 and 1999 for Best Drama Series, and spawned the spin-off series Boston Legal, which ran for five more seasons, from 2004 to 2008.
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a Limited Series, Movie, or Dramatic Special
Nomination1997

a Limited Series, Movie, or Dramatic Spe…

Nominated for "In the Gloaming".
Outstanding Directing
Nomination1997

Outstanding Informational Special

Nominated for "Without Pity: A Film About Abilities".
Primetime Emmy Award
Award1997

Outstanding Informational Special

Won award for "Without Pity: A Film About Abilities".
Primetime Emmy Award
1996
A Step Toward Tomorrow
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MovieNov 10, 1996

A Step Toward Tomorrow

A divorcee moves her family …
A divorcee moves her family cross-country to take her paralyzed son to a pioneer neurosurgeon.
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Without Pity: A Film About Abilities
MovieOct 8, 1996

Without Pity: A Film About Abilities

Documentary that introduces …
Documentary that introduces a cross section of disabled Americans who live full, productive lives despite their disabilities.
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1995
Black Fox: Good Men and Bad
MovieAug 11, 1995

Black Fox: Good Men and Bad

Black Fox: Good Men and Bad released.
Black Fox: The Price of Peace
MovieAug 4, 1995

Black Fox: The Price of Peace

In 1860s Texas, a man …
In 1860s Texas, a man whose abused wife fell in love with a Kiowa organizes a hunting party to recapture her.
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Black Fox
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MovieJul 28, 1995

Black Fox

A former slave affects peace between Native American …
A former slave affects peace between Native American tribes and homesteaders in 1860s around western Texas.
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Above Suspicion
MovieMay 21, 1995

Above Suspicion

A Cop is paralysed in a shooting and unable to walk. His …
A Cop is paralysed in a shooting and unable to walk. His misfortune brings him sympathy which he uses to devise a plan to rid himself of his unfaithful wife and her lover.
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Village of the Damned
MovieApr 28, 1995

Village of the Damned

A small town's women give …
A small town's women give birth to unfriendly alien children posing as humans.
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1994
Speechless
MovieDec 16, 1994

Speechless

Two political speechwriters fall in love before they find out they …
Two political speechwriters fall in love before they find out they are working for candidates on opposite sides.
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1993
The Remains of the Day
MovieOct 25, 1993

The Remains of the Day

Rule bound head butler …
Rule bound head butler Stevens' (Sir Anthony Hopkins') world of manners and decorum in the household he maintains is tested by the arrival of housekeeper Miss Kenton (Dame Emma Thompson), who falls in love with him in pre-World War II Britain. The possibility of romance and his master's cultivation of ties with the Nazi cause challenge his carefully maintained veneer of servitude.
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Morning Glory
MovieSep 17, 1993

Morning Glory

An ex-convict who is on parole is accused of murdering a …
An ex-convict who is on parole is accused of murdering a loose woman in the town where he works.
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Frasier
TV ShowSep 16, 1993

Frasier

Frasier is an American sitcom that was broadcast on NBC for …
Frasier is an American sitcom that was broadcast on NBC for eleven seasons, premiering on September 16, 1993, and concluding on May 13, 2004. The program was created and produced by David Angell, Peter Casey, and David Lee in association with Grammnet and Paramount Network Television. A spin-off of Cheers, Frasier starred Kelsey Grammer, David Hyde Pierce, John Mahoney, Jane Leeves, Peri Gilpin, and Moose/Enzo. It was one of the most successful spin-off series in television history, as well as one of the most critically acclaimed comedy series.
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1992
Nightmare in the Daylight
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MovieNov 22, 1992

Nightmare in the Daylight

A married Wisconsin teacher …
A married Wisconsin teacher fears a Los Angeles lawyer who has mistaken her for his long-lost wife.
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Mortal Sins
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MovieNov 4, 1992

Mortal Sins

A serial killer confesses to a priest, who becomes a suspect and …
A serial killer confesses to a priest, who becomes a suspect and a sleuth because he cannot tell the police.
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Earth and the American Dream
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MovieOct 1, 1992

Earth and the American Dream

Earth and the American …
Earth and the American Dream is a 1992 documentary directed by Bill Couturié.
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Will Reeve
ChildJune 1992

Will Reeve

Will Reeve was born on June 7, 1992 in Williamstown, …
Will Reeve was born on June 7, 1992 in Williamstown, Massachusetts, USA. He is an actor, known for In the Gloaming (1997), The Brooke Ellison Story (2004) and Everyone's Hero (2006).
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Dana Reeve
MarriageApril 1992

Dana Reeve

Dana Charles Reeve (née Morosini; March 17, 1961 – …
Dana Charles Reeve (née Morosini; March 17, 1961 – March 6, 2006) was an American actress, singer, and activist for disability causes. She was the wife of actor Christopher Reeve.
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Noises Off
MovieMar 20, 1992

Noises Off

A travelling theater group find so much action going on behind …
A travelling theater group find so much action going on behind-the-scenes, they almost ruin the performances.
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1991
Death Dreams
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MovieJun 25, 1991

Death Dreams

Despite her husband's doubts, a woman reaches out to her …
Despite her husband's doubts, a woman reaches out to her dead daughter with a psychiatrist's help.
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Bump in the Night
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MovieJan 6, 1991

Bump in the Night

An ex-New York reporter fights alcoholism as she and her ex …
An ex-New York reporter fights alcoholism as she and her ex- husband search for their kidnapped son.
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1989
Tales from the Crypt
TV ShowJun 10, 1989

Tales from the Crypt

Tales from the Crypt, sometimes titled HBO's Tales from the …
Tales from the Crypt, sometimes titled HBO's Tales from the Crypt, is an American horror anthology television series that ran from June 10, 1989 to July 19, 1996 on the premium cable channel HBO for seven seasons with a total of 93 episodes. The title is based on the 1950s EC Comics series of the same name and most of the content originated in that comic or the other EC Comics of the time (The Haunt of Fear, The Vault of Horror, Crime SuspenStories, Shock SuspenStories, and Two-Fisted Tales). The show was produced by HBO.
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1988
The Great Escape II: The Untold Story
MovieNov 6, 1988

The Great Escape II: The Untold Story

Allied prisoners tunnel out of …
Allied prisoners tunnel out of a stalag, then return to avenge fellow escapees executed by the Nazis.
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Switching Channels
MovieMar 4, 1988

Switching Channels

Sully is the producer of a cable news network program. …
Sully is the producer of a cable news network program. Christy is his ex-wife and best reporter. Her desire to quit the news business and marry Blaine, a sporting goods manufacturer comes as an innocent man is about to be executed. Sully's attempts to keep her in town and break up her upcoming marriage happen against the backdrop of a botched execution, a prison break and a possible pardon.
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Worst Supporting Actor
Nomination1988

Worst Supporting Actor

Nominated for "Switching Channels".
Golden Raspberry Award
Award1988

Special Citations

Won Obie Award For Special Citations.
Obie Award
1987
Superman IV: The Quest for Peace
MovieJul 23, 1987

Superman IV: The Quest for Peace

The Man of Steel crusades …
The Man of Steel crusades for nuclear disarmament and meets Lex Luthor's latest creation, Nuclear Man.
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Biography
TV ShowApr 6, 1987

Biography

Biography is an American documentary television …
Biography is an American documentary television series and media franchise created in the 1960s by David L. Wolper and owned by A&E Networks since 1987. Each episode depicts the life of a notable person with narration, on-camera interviews, photographs, and stock footage. The show originally ran in syndication in 1962–1964, and in 1979, on A&E from 1987 to 2006, and on The Biography Channel (later Bio, now FYI) from 2006 to 2012. After a five-year hiatus, the franchise was relaunched in 2017. Over the years, the Biography media franchise has expanded domestically and internationally, spinning off several cable television channels, a website, a children's program, a line of books and records, and a series of made-for-TV movies, specials, and miniseries, among other media properties. Biography has won a Peabody Award (1962) and three Emmy Awards (1997, 1999, 2002).
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Street Smart
MovieMar 20, 1987

Street Smart

Magazine reporter Jonathan Fisher, in danger of losing his job, …
Magazine reporter Jonathan Fisher, in danger of losing his job, promises to write a factual hard-hitting story of prostitution. But when he tries to get information from the subjects, he is ignored. So he ends up faking a well received story of a pimp, describing his life and crimes. But police think the story is of a real life pimp who is wanted for murder and start pressuring him to reveal the identity of subject in his story, and all he knows. The pimp the police suspect, also thinks the story is about himself, and wants to know what Jonathan knows, and who told him.
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1985
Dinosaur!
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MovieNov 5, 1985

Dinosaur!

Everything you want to know about dinosaurs.
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Anna Karenina
MovieMar 26, 1985

Anna Karenina

Tragic Anna leaves her cold husband for dashing Count …
Tragic Anna leaves her cold husband for dashing Count Vronsky in 19th-century Russia.
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The Aviator
MovieMar 15, 1985

The Aviator

A 1920s mail pilot and a rich man's daughter crash-land on a …
A 1920s mail pilot and a rich man's daughter crash-land on a mountain full of hungry wolves.
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1984
The Bostonians
MovieAug 2, 1984

The Bostonians

19th-century Boston woman dedicated to the suffrage …
19th-century Boston woman dedicated to the suffrage movement, meets a faith healer's daughter, a Mississippi lawyer also has eyes for the young woman.
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1983
Alexandra Reeve Givens
ChildDecember 1983

Alexandra Reeve Givens

Alexandra Reeve is the …
Alexandra Reeve is the daughter of Christopher Reeve.
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Superman III
MovieJun 12, 1983

Superman III

Wealthy businessman Ross Webster (Robert …
Wealthy businessman Ross Webster (Robert Vaughn)discovers the hidden talents of Gus Gorman (Richard Pryor), a mischievous computer genius. Ross decides to abuse his talents, in a way to help Webster with his plans for economic control. When the man of steel interferes, something must be done about Supes. When Gus' synthetic Kryptonite fails to kill Superman, it turns him in an evil incarnation of his former self. The tar-laced Kryptonite pits man against himself, setting up the Clark vs. Superman battle.
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Live with Kelly and Ryan
TV ShowApr 4, 1983

Live with Kelly and Ryan

Live with Kelly and Ryan (or …
Live with Kelly and Ryan (or simply Live) is an American syndicated morning talk show, hosted by Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest. Executive produced by Michael Gelman, the Live with... show formula has aired under various hosts since 1983 locally on WABC-TV in New York City and 1988 nationwide. As of 2016, it is produced by WABC.
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1982
Monsignor
MovieOct 22, 1982

Monsignor

An ambitious priest seduces a nun and leads the Vatican into …
An ambitious priest seduces a nun and leads the Vatican into shady business during and after World War II.
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Deathtrap
MovieMar 19, 1982

Deathtrap

A Broadway playwright puts murder in his plan to take credit for a …
A Broadway playwright puts murder in his plan to take credit for a student's play.
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1980
Superman II
MovieDec 4, 1980

Superman II

Terrorists have taken over the Eiffel Tower, and threaten to blow …
Terrorists have taken over the Eiffel Tower, and threaten to blow it up with a hydrogen bomb. Once again, Superman is there and saves Paris by throwing the bomb into outer space. Unfortunately, the explosion releases the three bad guys,General Zod (Terence Stamp), Ursa, (Sarah Douglas), and Non (Jack O'Halloran) imprisoned in the first Superman movie. They then move in on Earth, taking it over, but little do they know who they will have to defeat.
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Somewhere in Time
MovieOct 3, 1980

Somewhere in Time

A Chicago playwright uses self-hypnosis to travel back in …
A Chicago playwright uses self-hypnosis to travel back in time and meet the actress whose vintage portrait hangs in a grand hotel.
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1979
Matthew Reeve
ChildDecember 1979

Matthew Reeve

Matthew Exton Reeve (born 20 December 1979) is a British …
Matthew Exton Reeve (born 20 December 1979) is a British-American producer, director, screenwriter, and activist. Born in London, he is the eldest son of Christopher Reeve from his long-term partnership with Gae Exton.
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Most Promising Newcomer to Leading Film Roles
Award1979

Most Promising Newcomer to Leading Fil…

Won award for "Superman".
BAFTA Award
Most Promising Newcomer to Leading Film Roles
Nomination1979

Most Promising Newcomer to Leading Fil…

Nominated for "Superman".
BAFTA Award
1978
Superman
MovieDec 10, 1978

Superman

Superman (as titled onscreen; also known as Superman: The …
Superman (as titled onscreen; also known as Superman: The Movie) is a 1978 superhero film directed by Richard Donner, based on the DC Comics character of the same name. An international co-production between the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Panama and the United States, the film stars an ensemble cast featuring Marlon Brando, Gene Hackman, Christopher Reeve, Jeff East, Margot Kidder, Glenn Ford, Phyllis Thaxter, Jackie Cooper, Trevor Howard, Marc McClure, Terence Stamp, Valerie Perrine, Ned Beatty, Jack O'Halloran, Maria Schell, and Sarah Douglas. It depicts the origin of Superman (Reeve), including his infancy as Kal-El of Krypton, son of Jor-El (Brando) and his youthful years in the rural town of Smallville. Disguised as reporter Clark Kent, he adopts a mild-mannered disposition in Metropolis and develops a romance with Lois Lane (Kidder), while battling the villainous Lex Luthor (Hackman).
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20/20
TV ShowJun 6, 1978

20/20

20/20 is an American television newsmagazine that has been …
20/20 is an American television newsmagazine that has been broadcast on ABC since June 6, 1978. Created by ABC News executive Roone Arledge, the program was designed similarly to CBS's 60 Minutes in that it features in-depth story packages, although it focuses more on human interest stories than international and political subjects. The program's name derives from the "20/20" measurement of visual acuity.
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Gray Lady Down
MovieMar 10, 1978

Gray Lady Down

The USS Neptune, a nuclear submarine, is sunk off the …
The USS Neptune, a nuclear submarine, is sunk off the coast of Connecticut after a collision with a Norwegian cargo ship. The navy must attempt a potentially dangerous rescue in the hope of saving the lives of the crew.
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Gae Exton
Relationship1978

Gae Exton

Started dating Gae Exton.
1976
The Muppet Show
TV ShowSep 5, 1976

The Muppet Show

The Muppet Show is a comedy television series created by …
The Muppet Show is a comedy television series created by Jim Henson and featuring The Muppets. The series originated as two pilot episodes produced by Henson for ABC in 1974 and 1975, respectively. While neither episode was moved forward as a series and other networks in the United States rejected Henson's proposals, British producer Lew Grade expressed interest in the project and agreed to co-produce The Muppet Show for ATV. Five seasons, totalling 120 episodes, were broadcast on ATV and other ITV franchises in the UK and in first-run syndication in the US from 1976 to 1981. The programme was filmed at Elstree Studios, England.
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1975
Good Morning America
TV ShowNov 3, 1975

Good Morning America

Good Morning America (GMA) is an American morning …
Good Morning America (GMA) is an American morning television show that is broadcast on ABC. It debuted on November 3, 1975, and first expanded to weekends with the debut of a Sunday edition on January 3, 1993. The Sunday edition was canceled in 1999; weekend editions returned on both Saturdays and Sundays on September 4, 2004. The weekday program airs from 7:00 to 9:00 a.m. in all U.S. time zones (live in the Eastern Time Zone and on tape delay elsewhere across the country). The Saturday and Sunday editions are one hour long and are transmitted to ABC's stations live at 7:00 a.m. Eastern Time, although stations in some markets air them at different times. Viewers in the Pacific Time Zone receive an updated feed with a specialized opening and updated live reports. A third hour of the weekday broadcast aired from 2007 to 2008, exclusively on ABC News Now.
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Saturday Night Live
TV ShowOct 11, 1975

Saturday Night Live

Saturday Night Live (SNL) is an American late-night live …
Saturday Night Live (SNL) is an American late-night live television variety show created by Lorne Michaels and developed by Dick Ebersol. The show premiered on NBC on October 11, 1975, under the original title NBC's Saturday Night. The show's comedy sketches, which often parody contemporary culture and politics, are performed by a large and varying cast of repertory and newer cast members. Each episode is hosted by a celebrity guest, who usually delivers the opening monologue and performs in sketches with the cast as with featured performances by a musical guest. An episode normally begins with a cold open sketch that ends with someone breaking character and proclaiming, "Live from New York, it's Saturday Night!", properly beginning the show.
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1972
Great Performances
TV ShowNov 4, 1972

Great Performances

Great Performances is a television anthology series dedicated to …
Great Performances is a television anthology series dedicated to the performing arts; the banner has been used to televise theatrical performances such as plays, musicals, opera, ballet, concerts, as well as occasional documentaries. It is produced by the PBS member stations WNET in New York City (originally in conjunction with KQED/San Francisco, WTTW/Chicago, Maryland Public Television, South Carolina ETV and KERA-TV/Dallas/Fort Worth).
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1962
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson
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TV ShowOct 1, 1962

The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson

The Tonight Show Starring …
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson is an American talk show hosted by Johnny Carson under the Tonight Show franchise that aired on NBC from October 1, 1962 through May 22, 1992. It originally aired during late-night. For its first decade, Johnny Carson's The Tonight Show was based at 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York City, with some episodes recorded at NBC's West Coast studios in Burbank, California; on May 1, 1972, the show moved to Burbank as its main venue and remained there exclusively after May 1973 until Carson's retirement. In 2002, The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson was ranked No. 12 on TV Guide's 50 Greatest TV Shows of All Time, and in 2013 it was ranked No. 22 on their list of 60 Best Series.
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1952
Christopher Reeve
BirthSeptember 1952

Christopher Reeve

Christopher Reeve was born.
1951
Love of Life
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TV ShowSep 24, 1951

Love of Life

Love of Life is an American soap opera televised on CBS from …
Love of Life is an American soap opera televised on CBS from September 24, 1951, to February 1, 1980. It was created by Roy Winsor, whose previous creation Search for Tomorrow had premiered three weeks before Love of Life, and who would go on to create The Secret Storm two and a half years later.
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