I know it’s hard for some of you younger folks to understand a day without cable television. Imagine only 3 stations (4 or 5 if you had an independent and PBS), where you were a captive audience and had little selection.
That was us growing up….and sometimes I miss it. You just don’t get quality programming like this anymore -
Jun 15 1969
Hee Haw debuts on CBS television as a summer replacement for the Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour. The country bumpkin musical comedy show quickly becomes an institution, airing weekly until its demise in December 1997.