Today in TV history: Kukla, Fran, & Ollie debuts

Kukla and Fran

On  Nov. 29, 1948, Chicago’s Junior Jamboree show debuted as Kukla, Fran, & Ollie on WNBQ and was carried on the Midwest coaxial cable. In January of the following year, it became one of the first shows to be broadcast over the NBC network.


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