Wednesday, June 15, 2011

This Day in History–Hee Haw

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.


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