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The following is a list of events affecting American television during 2004. Events listed include television series debuts, finales, cancellations, and new channel initiations.

Events

January

Date Event Source
7 The Apprentice, a reality show franchise produced by Mark Burnett involving a test of skill to be 'hired' into a company, which was hosted by businessman Donald Trump (who would later become the nation's president in 2016), premieres its first episode. David Gould would be the first person fired.
19 British children's television series Boohbah (made by Ragdoll Productions who also made Teletubbies) premieres in the US on PBS Kids. [1]
22 Who Wants to Be a Millionaire aired a spin-off of Who Wants to Be a Super Millionaire which offered its biggest cash prize in a game show history of $10,000,000. Only one contestant, Robert Essig, won at least $1,000,000 during the run, and no contestants won the top prize of $10,000,000.

February

Date Event
1 On CBS, the infamous Super Bowl XXXVIII halftime show controversy occurred during a performance "Rock Your Body" by Janet Jackson and Justin Timberlake over indecency, causing the incident to go viral and the rise of a term, "wardrobe malfunction"; in the wake of the incident, the Federal Communications Commission strengthens its rules concerning certain types of indecency, while Jackson was temporarily blacklisted from Viacom (a CBS parent company) and along with other music websites, as well as revoking her invitation in the forthcoming Grammy Awards ceremony.
11 The True Hollywood Stories sketch featuring Rick James and Charlie Murphy first airs on Chappelle's Show.
14 Jetix was introduced on Toon Disney and ABC Family, making it the first trade-name to be introduced as an anime-based block.
22 Sex and the City broadcasts its last episode on HBO, "An American Girl in Paris, Part Deux."

March

Date Event Source
1 On CBS, The Price Is Right broadcasts its 6,000th episode.
PBS launched the HD network for the purpose of offering high definition and widescreen content 24 hours per day, seven days per week onto most PBS stations. [2]
4 Rich Fields debuts as the new announcer for The Price is Right, a role he would hold until the end of Season 38.
8 Tiffany is named the new host of BET's The Center. Young Sir, who has been filling in since Amerie left last fall, takes over as the new host of BET.com Countdown.
In Casper, Wyoming, independent station/Pax TV affiliate KTWO-TV (having lost NBC to KCWY in September of last year) finally becomes an ABC affiliate after ABC's outgoing affiliate KFNB reaches an agreement with KTWO-TV ending its affiliation three months earlier than scheduled. KFNB then becomes a Fox affiliate, while sister station K26ES (now KWYF-LD) elevates its secondary UPN affiliation to full-time status.
15 Game Show Network began fraying out the rebranding known as GSN.
18 The 57th episode of The Powerpuff Girls "See Me, Feel Me, Gnomey" airs in Canada on YTV, having been banned in the United States due to religious controversy.

April

Date Event
1 Nickelodeon celebrates its 25th anniversary.
4 The Sesame Street primetime special "The Street We Live On" premieres on PBS.
5 The Australian soap Neighbours returns to U.S. television for the first time since 1991, on Oxygen.
12 KLSB-TV in Nacogdoches, Texas, a satellite station of NBC affiliate KETK-TV, separates from its parent station to become a CBS affiliate, returning CBS to the Tyler-Longview market for the first time since KLMG-TV became Fox affiliate KFXK-TV in April 1991. The next day, the Federal Communications Commission approves KLSB-TV's call letter change to the current KYTX.
16 C-SPAN aired a press conference being held in the White House Rose Garden in which President George W. Bush and British Prime Minister Tony Blair spoke about the war in Iraq and other issues. The event was far more watched than almost any other C-SPAN broadcast of the year, getting "shockingly high" Nielsen ratings. A similar broadcast on March 27 of the previous year was similarly widely viewed.[3]

May

Date Event
6 Friends ends its run after 10 years, broadcasting the last episode, "The Last One", on NBC. A spinoff, Joey, debuts on NBC the following season.
9 In CBS, season two contestant Amber Brkish proposed to season four contestant Rob Mariano before naming the former the "Sole Survivor" in the inaugural All-Stars season. Four days later, season seven contestant Rupert Boneham was also awarded the $1 million prize after voted for the most popular contestant in the America's Tribal Council special aired four days later.
11 NBC Universal is founded by General Electric and Vivendi Universal.
13 Frasier broadcasts its last episode on NBC, "Goodnight, Seattle".
15 Jimmy Fallon makes his last appearance as a cast member of NBC's Saturday Night Live, for its season finale. The episode was hosted by Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen with a musical performance of J-Kwon.
26 Fantasia Barrino wins the third season of Fox's American Idol. This series also marked the first time it topped viewerships in the television ratings of this season.
28 TechTV merges with G4 to form G4techTV, one of the most controversial mergers of television history as less than a year later, the merged network becomes G4 once again.

June

Date Event
2 Ken Jennings of Salt Lake City, Utah, begins a long run as Jeopardy! champion.
7 ABC broadcasts its final NHL game for 17 years, which also turns out to be the last one before the lockout that canceled the league's 2004–05 season. Through ESPN, the network resumes airing NHL games in the 2021-22 season.
10 TBS reintroduces its Very Funny campaign.
14 Cartoon Network unveils a new logo for the first time in 11 years and a new branding that involve various animated characters living around a realistic CGI-themed city.
18 Rodney Dangerfield (who appeared more than seventy times as a guest on The Tonight Show) makes his final appearance as a talk show guest on CBS' The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn. He would pass away on October 5.

July

Date Event
22 Documentary miniseries The Staircase is premiered in an abbreviated version as a special two-hour presentation of ABC's Primetime Thursday.[4]
24 The infamous fight between Jason Varitek and Alex Rodriguez occurs during a Red Sox-Yankees game on Fox. That same night, the Red Sox came back with a two-run walk-off homer by Bill Mueller against closer Mariano Rivera.

August

Date Event
9 David Muir resigns as co-anchor of World News Now on ABC and is replaced by Ron Corning.
13 The animated comedy series Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends premieres on Cartoon Network starring Grey DeLisle as the voice of Frankie Foster, Keith Ferguson as the voice of Bloo and others.
15 In Charlottesville, Virginia, NBC affiliate WVIR-TV, long the only commercial station in its market, receives competition for the first time ever when WCAV signs-on as a CBS affiliate. Shortly thereafter, WCAV adds WVAW-LP as an ABC affiliate.
27 Craig Kilborn ends his five-year run as host of The Late Late Show.
28 PBS Kids Bookworm Bunch ended.
30 ABC affiliate WDTN in Dayton, Ohio swaps affiliations with NBC affiliate WKEF, reversing a swap that took place in 1980.

September

Date Event
4 A series premiere promo for the Canadian animated series Atomic Betty, which is set to premiere on sister cable network Cartoon Network on September 17, accidentally airs on Kids' WB during the split screen credits of the Pokémon: Advanced episode "A Poké-Block Party".
5 British preschooler's program Thomas & Friends comes to PBS Kids as a stand-alone program with Michael Brandon taking over as the narrator.
12 In Chicago, independent station WCIU drops Kids' WB. The city's WB affiliate WGN-TV, which had previously declined the block in favor of newscasts and sitcoms, picks up the block, and thus clears the entire WB schedule for the first time.
19 The 56th Primetime Emmy Awards are given out on ABC.
21 Drew Daniel is the winner of the U.S. version of Big Brother 5 on CBS. Runner-Up Michael "Cowboy" Ellis wins $50,000.
22 The pilot episode of Lost airs on ABC.
24 Kathleen Herles announces her retirement as voice of Dora on Dora the Explorer. Her final episode, "Dora's Fairytale Adventure", would not air until November 2007.
28 Longtime veteran Marcy Walker makes her final appearance on the ABC soap opera All My Children after two decades of being affiliated with the program.

October

Date Event
2 Amy Poehler succeeds Jimmy Fallon as Tina Fey's co-anchor of NBC's Saturday Night Live's Weekend Update skit, making the first Weekend Update female duos.
Nickelodeon and its affiliated channels begin debuting special educational programming, Worldwide Day of Play, after the Let's Just Play campaign.
11 PBS Kids debuts a programming block targeted at children aged 6–10 entitled PBS Kids Go!, with new shows Maya & Miguel and an Arthur spinoff, Postcards from Buster premiering.
20 Game 7 of the ALCS is broadcast on Fox. The Boston Red Sox reverse-sweep the New York Yankees and become the first and only team in Major League Baseball history to come back from a 0–3 deficit in any playoff tournament.
27 The Boston Red Sox win their first World Series since 1918, ending the mythical Curse of the Bambino.
29 The fifth and final aired episode of Dr. Vegas aired on CBS. This marked the last time that Amy Adams appeared as a regular cast member on a television series, before returning many years later with Sharp Objects.

November

Date Event
1 The Young and the Restless broadcasts its 8,000th episode on CBS.
7 Dallas airs a third TV movie, Dallas Reunion: The Return to Southfork, on CBS.
9 Tiffany resigns as host of BET's The Center and is replaced by Julissa.
10 Sesame Street celebrates its 35th anniversary.
15 Young Sir resigns as host of BET.com Countdown and is replaced by recording artist Ray J.
19 Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi premieres on Cartoon Network with Janice Kawaye starring as Ami Onuki and Grey DeLisle, previously voicing Frankie Foster in Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends as Yumi Yoshimura.
23 Longtime CBS News anchor and manager editor Dan Rather announces he will step down in March.
30 After seventy-four consecutive wins, Ken Jennings finally loses on Jeopardy!, to competitor Nancy Zerg. Jennings' final cash winnings total is $2,522,700 making him the richest winner of American television history.

December

Date Event
2 Tom Brokaw resigns as anchorman of NBC Nightly News and is replaced by Brian Williams.
15 CNN's financial news channel, CNNfn, is ended.
16 All My Children broadcasts its 9,000th episode.
29 Rogers Media buys remaining 20% ownership of Rogers Sportsnet from Fox.
General Electric, owner of NBC, purchases Universal Studios from Vivendi, leaving all six U.S. broadcast networks part of a company which also owns a movie studio.
For the first time in its history, Nielsen Media Research, the official American television ratings service, began counting original shows on pay television premium channels in its prime-time ratings.[5] At the time, most of these were broadcast by competitors HBO and Showtime, but Starz has since begun producing original shows.

Programs

Debuts

Date Debut Network
January 7 The Apprentice NBC
January 11 Drake & Josh Nickelodeon
January 14 Seven Little Monsters PBS Kids
January 17 Astro Boy Kids' WB
January 18 Whoopi's Littleburg Nick Jr.
The L Word Showtime
January 19 Boohbah PBS Kids
My Big Fat Obnoxious Fiance Fox
January 21 'Til Death Do Us Part: Carmen and Dave MTV
January 23 Dave the Barbarian Disney Channel
January 26 The Koala Brothers Playhouse Disney
January 28 College Hill BET
February 14 Power Rangers Dino Thunder ABC Family
February 16 Witch Hunter Robin Adult Swim
February 27 Duel Masters Cartoon Network
March 1 Forever Eden Fox
March 3 Kingdom Hospital ABC
March 4 Pimp My Ride MTV
March 5 The Help The WB
March 7 Nickelodeon Splat! Nickelodeon
March 9 Cracking Up Fox
March 10 Game Over UPN
March 12 Touching Evil USA
Playing It Straight Fox
Wonderfalls Fox
March 16 Century City CBS
March 17 The Stones CBS
March 19 The D.A. ABC
March 21 Deadwood HBO
April 2 The Big House ABC
April 3 Danny Phantom Nickelodeon
April 7 The Swan Fox
April 12 Peep and the Big Wide World Discovery Kids
April 13 Showbiz Moms & Dads Bravo
April 24 Wolf's Rain Adult Swim
April 28 Shorties Watchin' Shorties Comedy Central
May 1 Megas XLR Cartoon Network
May 17 Superstar USA The WB
May 24 Case Closed Adult Swim
June 1 Summerland The WB
Wanna Come In? MTV
June 2 BBQ with Bobby Flay Food Network
June 3 Come to Papa NBC
June 4 TNA iMPACT! Fox Sports Net
June 8 The Jury Fox
Blow Out Bravo
June 14 North Shore Fox
The Casino
Next Action Star NBC
June 16 Quintuplets Fox
Method & Red
The Ashlee Simpson Show MTV
June 18 Phil of the Future Disney Channel
June 19 Winx Club Fox Box
June 20 Fatherhood Nick at Nite
July 1 Trading Spouses Fox
July 6 Seconds From Disaster National Geographic Channel
July 12 I Love the '90s VH1
July 16 Stargate Atlantis Sci Fi
July 18 Entourage HBO
July 21 Rescue Me FX
July 22 Studio 7 UPN
July 28 Amish in the City UPN
July 29 Blue Collar TV The WB
July 30 O'Grady The N
July 31 Justice League Unlimited Cartoon Network
August 1 Stroker and Hoop Adult Swim
August 4 The Player UPN
August 6 Atomic Betty Cartoon Network
August 10 Blue's Room Nick Jr.
August 13 Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends Cartoon Network
August 16 LazyTown Nick Jr.
August 21 Brandy & Mr. Whiskers Disney Channel
August 30 The Jane Pauley Show Syndication
August 31 Curious Buddies Nick Jr.
Father of the Pride NBC
September 1 Hawaii
September 7 Miss Spider's Sunny Patch Friends Nick Jr.
September 9 Joey NBC
Medical Investigation
September 11 The Batman Kids' WB
Da Boom Crew
September 12 Jack & Bobby The WB
Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide Nickelodeon
Unfabulous
September 13 A Place of Our Own PBS
Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan National Geographic Channel
The Insider Syndication
The Tony Danza Show
The Benefactor ABC
LAX NBC
Higglytown Heroes Playhouse Disney
September 16 Video Mods MTV
September 18 F-Zero: GP Legend Fox Box
One Piece
Super Robot Monkey Team Hyperforce Go! Jetix
September 20 Listen Up! CBS
Second Time Around UPN
September 21 Rodney ABC
September 22 CSI: NY CBS
The Mountain The WB
Veronica Mars UPN
Lost ABC
September 24 Complete Savages
Dr. Vegas CBS
September 26 Clubhouse CBS
Wife Swap ABC
September 28 Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County MTV
September 29 Kevin Hill UPN
October 2 Darcy's Wild Life Discovery Kids
Austin Stevens: Snakemaster Animal Planet
October 3 Boston Legal ABC
Desperate Housewives
October 5 BET Style BET
Wanda Does It Comedy Central
October 6 Ghost Hunters Sci Fi
Proof Positive
October 7 Drew Carey's Green Screen Show The WB
Life as We Know It ABC
October 11 The Backyardigans Nick Jr.
Maya & Miguel PBS Kids Go!
Postcards From Buster
October 18 Battlestar Galactica Sci Fi
October 19 The Biggest Loser NBC
He's a Lady TBS
October 24 You've Got a Friend MTV
October 25 Battle for Ozzfest
October 27 Center of the Universe CBS
Drawn Together Comedy Central
November 3 Nanny 911 Fox
November 5 Cartoon Alley TCM
November 6 Fullmetal Alchemist Adult Swim
Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex
November 7 Perfect Hair Forever
Super Milk Chan
Huff Showtime
My Big Fat Obnoxious Boss Fox
November 8 ToddWorld Ready Set Learn! on TLC and Discovery Kids
November 8 $25 Million Dollar Hoax NBC
November 9 The Rebel Billionaire: Branson's Quest for the Best Fox
November 14 Tom Goes to the Mayor Adult Swim
November 15 Date My Mom MTV
November 16 House Fox
November 19 Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi Cartoon Network
December 1 Project Runway Bravo
December 18 W.I.T.C.H. Jetix

Returning this year

Show Last aired Previous network New/Same network Returning
House of Mouse 2003 Toon Disney Disney Channel August 11
Sagwa, the Chinese Siamese Cat 2002 PBS Kids Same September 26
Teletubbies 2001 October 30
Little Bear 2003 Nick Jr. November 16

Ending this year

Date Show Debut
January 16 He-Man and the Masters of the Universe 2002
January 22 Hotel DT
January 23 Fillmore!
January 25 10-8: Officers on Duty 2003
January 28 Becker 1998
January 29 Threat Matrix 2003
January 30 Boston Public 2000
The Handler 2003
February 3 Sabrina's Secret Life 2003
February 6 Jake 2.0
Ed 2000
Little Bill 1999
February 7 Scout's Safari 2002
February 12 All About the Andersons 2003
February 14 Lizzie McGuire 2001
February 22 Sex and the City 1998
February 27 Lloyd in Space 2001
February 29 The Weekenders 2000
March 3 'Til Death Do Us Part: Carmen and Dave 2004
March 13 Hack 2002
March 17 The Mullets 2003
March 20 The Tracy Morgan Show
March 25 The Chris Isaak Show 2001
April 1 Stripperella 2003
April 2 Game Over 2004
April 4 Home Movies 1999
April 6 It's All Relative 2003
April 9 The D.A. 2004
Life with Bonnie 2002
April 12 Space Ghost Coast to Coast (returned in 2006) 1994
April 14 Karen Sisco 2003
April 16 The Help 2004
April 20 Happy Family 2003
Whoopi
April 22 Like Family
April 23 Married to the Kellys
April 24 WWE Confidential 2002
April 26 A Walk In Your Shoes 1999
April 27 I'm with Her 2003
April 28 Rolie Polie Olie (returned in 2006) 1998
April 29 The Jamie Kennedy Experiment 2002
April 30 Living It Up! with Ali & Jack 2003
May 1 The District 2000
May 4 The Guardian 2001
May 6 Friends 1994
May 7 Run of the House 2003
May 8 Medabots 2001
May 10 The Parkers 1999
May 13 Frasier 1993
May 14 The News with Brian Williams 1996
May 16 The Practice 1997
May 17 Mutant X 2001
She Spies 2002
May 19 Angel 1999
Showbiz Moms & Dads 2004
May 21 Ricki Lake 1993
The 5th Wheel 2001
The Wayne Brady Show
May 22 Static Shock 2000
May 25 Rock Me Baby 2003
May 26 Soul Food 2000
May 28 The Sharon Osbourne Show 2003
Osbourniverse (returned in 2005) 2000
May 29 Justice League 2001
May 30 Line of Fire 2003
June 4 Hollywood Squares 1966
June 7 Whoopi's Littleburg 2004
June 8 Hey Arnold! 1996
June 11 The Wild Thornberrys 1998
June 19 The Man Show 1999
June 25 VH1 ILL-ustrated 2003
June 28 The Division 2001
July 2 Slime Time Live 2000
July 5 Ozzy & Drix 2002
July 16 I Love the '90s 2004
July 27 King of the Jungle 2003
July 29 106 & Park: Prime
July 30 Rocket Power 1999
August 1 Rugrats 1991
August 8 The Brothers García 2000
August 9 Franklin 1997
August 10 The Joe Schmo Show (returned in 2013) 2003
August 17 Teamo Supremo 2002
Nickelodeon Splat! 2004
August 27 Johnny Bravo 1997
September 1 Braceface 2001
It's a Miracle 1998
September 8 The Drew Carey Show 1995
September 10 Pyramid (returned in 2012) 1973
George Shrinks 2000
September 12 Oliver Beene 2003
September 24 Jeremiah 2002
September 25 Samurai Jack (returned in 2017) 2001
Random Cartoons 2003 2003
September 27 Out of the Box 1998
September 28 The Berenstain Bears 2003
October 1 Knock First
October 6 Hawaii 2004
October 11 SpongeBob SquarePants (returned in 2005) 1999
October 22 Evil Con Carne 2003
October 25 The Benefactor 2004
October 29 Dr. Vegas
October 31 The New Detectives 1996
Dead Like Me 2003
November 11 Unscrewed with Martin Sargent
Insomniac with Dave Attell 2001
November 14 He's a Lady 2004
November 16 Wanda Does It
November 20 Power Rangers Dino Thunder
November 22 The Book of Pooh 2001
November 26 Stanley 2001
November 28 Doc
November 29 Engie Benjy 2002
December 8 Proof Positive 2004
December 10 Players 2002
December 12 My Big Fat Obnoxious Boss 2004
You've Got a Friend
December 15 Wonderfalls
December 16 Shorties Watchin' Shorties

Made-for-TV movies

Title Channel Date of airing
Pixel Perfect Disney Channel January 16
12 Days of Terror Discovery Channel May 1
Zenon: Z3 Disney Channel June 11
Stuck in the Suburbs July 16
Channel Chasers Nickelodeon July 23
Tiger Cruise Disney Channel August 6
House of Bloo's Cartoon Network August 13
Halloweentown High Disney Channel October 8

Entering syndication this year

Show Seasons In Production Source
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation 4 Yes [6]
Fear Factor 4 Yes
Gilmore Girls 4 Yes
Girlfriends 4 Yes [citation needed]
Malcolm in the Middle 4 Yes [7]
Yes, Dear 4 Yes [citation needed]

Shows changing networks

Show Moved from Moved to
Arthur PBS Kids PBS Kids Go!
Cyberchase
As Told by Ginger Nickelodeon Nicktoons
Fillmore! ABC Kids Toon Disney
Timothy Goes To School PBS Kids TLC
The Surreal Life The WB VH1
National Geographic Explorer MSNBC National Geographic Channel
Project Greenlight HBO Bravo
Braceface ABC Family Disney Channel

Television stations

Station launches

Date City of License/Market Station Channel Affiliation Notes/Ref.
March 1 Idaho Falls, Idaho KPIF 15 America One
The WB
April 23 Elmira, New York WFBT 14 Independent
May 5 Rehoboth Beach/Dover, Delaware
(Salisbury, Maryland)
W59DZ 59 UATV
July 31 Knoxville, Tennessee WMAK 7 Independent
August 5 Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands WZVI 43 ABC
August 15 Charlottesville, Virginia WCAV 19 CBS
West Palm Beach, Florida WBWP-LP 57 Independent
August 25 Juneau, Alaska K17HC 17 UPN
November Cheyenne, Wyoming KWYP-TV 6
(now on 8)
PBS Part of Wyoming PBS
November 1 Youngstown, Ohio WFMJ-DT2 21.2 The WB
November 15 Peoria/Bloomington, Illinois WEEK-DT2 25.2 NBC Weather Plus
San Juan, Puerto Rico W25DN 25 Independent
December 3 Durango, Colorado KRMU 20 PBS Part of Rocky Mountain PBS
December 17 Dededo/Hagåtña, Guam (Agana) KEQI-LP 22 Independent
Unknown date Albuquerque, New Mexico KNMD-TV 9 PBS
Borger/Amarillo, Texas KEYU 31 Univision
Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands WVGN-LP 19 NBC
Columbia, Missouri KZOU-LP 22 UPN
Flint, Michigan WBSF 46 The WB
Kailua/Honolulu, Hawaii KKAI-TV 50 Faith TV
Lafayette, Indiana W65EH 65 Independent
Nacogdoches, Texas KLSB-LP 53 NBC Translator of KETK-TV/Jacksonville, Texas
Victoria, Texas K17FS 17 NBC

Network affiliation changes

Date City of License/Market Station Channel Old affiliation New affiliation Notes/Ref.
Unknown date Bellingham, Washington
(Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada)
KBCB 34 Jewelry Television ImaginAsian
Sun Valley/Twin Falls, Idaho KIDA 5 UPN Independent

Births

Date Name Notability
January 4 Peyton Kennedy Canadian actress (Odd Squad, Everything Sucks!)
January 7 Sofia Wylie Actress (Andi Mack, High School Musical: The Musical: The Series)
January 8 Berkley Silverman Canadian voice actress (PAW Patrol)
January 9 Tyree Brown Actor (Parenthood)
January 24 Brandon Rossel Actor (Fast Layne, Ultra Violet & Black Scorpion)
January 26 Addison Riecke Actress (The Thundermans)
February 19 Millie Bobby Brown English actress (Stranger Things) and model
March 4 Donielle T. Hansley Jr. Voice actor (Darwin on The Amazing World of Gumball (2017–18))
March 1 Izabella Alvarez Actress (Walk the Prank, The Loud House, The Casagrandes)
March 10 Mace Coronel Actor (Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn)
March 21 Forrest Wheeler Actor (Fresh Off the Boat)
April 5 Christopher Martinez Actor (Warped!)
April 6 Casey Simpson
April 17 Kyla Drew Simmons
April 19 Caleel Harris Voice actor (Blaze and the Monster Machines, The Loud House)
May 22 Peyton Elizabeth Lee Actress (Andi Mack)
June 4 Mackenzie Ziegler Actress (Dance Moms)
June 7 Saara Chaudry Canadian actress (Max & Shred)
June 8 Francesca Capaldi Actress (Dog with a Blog)
June 16 Charlie Bushnell Actor (Diary of a Future President)
June 22 Laya DeLeon Hayes Actress
July 4 Dylan Kingwell Actor
July 28 Lauren Lindsey Donzis Actress (Liv and Maddie)
August 5 Albert Tsai Actor (Trophy Wife, Dr. Ken, Coop and Cami Ask the World)
August 14 Marsai Martin Actress (Black-ish)
August 19 Siena Agudong Actress (Star Falls)
August 26 Hannah Nordberg Actress (Fancy Nancy)
October 3 Noah Schnapp Actor (Stranger Things)
October 9 Tomaso Sanelli Actor (Star Falls)
October 30 Elisha Henig Actor
November 1 Jayden Bartels Actress (Side Hustle)
November 11 Oakes Fegley Actor
November 17 Andre Robinson Voice actor (Clyde McBride on The Loud House (Episode 101 onwards))
November 27 Jet Jurgensmeyer Actor
December 3 Ruby Jay Actress (Rapunzel's Tangled Adventure, Fancy Nancy)
December 4 Sophie Pollono Actress (Fast Layne)
December 5 Jules LeBlanc Actress (Side Hustle)
December 12 Sky Katz Actress (Raven's Home)
December 14 Timothy Colombos Actor (WITS Academy)
December 17 Dakota Lotus Actor (Coop and Cami Ask the World)
December 18 Isabella Cramp Actress (Shimmer and Shine, Colony, Vampirina)
December 22 Bryce Gheisar Actor (Walk the Prank, The Astronauts, Are You Afraid of the Dark?)
December 28 Miles Brown Actor (Black-ish)
December 30 Lyliana Wray Actress (Are You Afraid of the Dark?)

Deaths

Date Name Age Notability
January 17 Noble Willingham 72 Actor (C.D. Parker on Walker, Texas Ranger)
January 19 Jerry Nachman 57 MSNBC editor-in-chief
January 23 Bob Keeshan 76 Children's show host (Captain Kangaroo)
January 27 Jack Paar 85 Host of (The Tonight Show)
January 29 Mary-Ellis Bunim 57 Producer and co-creator of The Real World
February 15 Jan Miner 86 Actress (Madge the Manicurist)
February 23 Carl Anderson 58 Actor (Another World)
February 24 John Randolph 88 Actor (Grand)
March 7 Paul Winfield 64 Actor (King, 227)
March 8 Robert Pastorelli 49 Actor (Murphy Brown)
March 17 J. J. Jackson 62 MTV VJ
March 26 Jan Sterling 82 Actress
March 27 Art James 74 Game show host and announcer
April 1 Carrie Snodgress 58 Actress
April 13 Caron Keating 41 British TV presenter
May 9 Alan King 76 Comedian and actor
May 14 Anna Lee 91 Actor (Lila Morgan Quartermaine on General Hospital from 1978 to 2003)
May 17 Tony Randall 84 Actor (Felix on The Odd Couple)
May 21 Gene Wood 78 Announcer of (Family Feud and other game shows)
May 22 Richard Biggs 44 Actor
June 5 Ronald Reagan 93 Actor and U.S. president; host of General Electric Theater and Death Valley Days
July 6 Eric Douglas 46 Actor
July 9 Isabel Sanford 86 Actress (Louise "Weezie" Mills Jefferson on The Jeffersons)
July 28 Eugene Roche 75 Actor (Soap, Webster, more)
August 13 Julia Child 91 Host of The French Chef on PBS
September 4 Michael Louden 40 Actor (As the World Turns)
September 15 Johnny Ramone 55 Singer-songwriter (Ramones)
October 5 Rodney Dangerfield 82 Actor and comedian (The Dean Martin Show, frequent Tonight Show guest)
October 10 Christopher Reeve 52 Actor
November 7 Howard Keel 85 Actor, singer (Clayton Farlow on Dallas)
December 28 Jerry Orbach 69 Actor (Lennie Briscoe on Law & Order)

See also

References

  1. ^ Oei, Lily (June 11, 2003). "PBS loads up on 'Boohbah'". Variety. Archived from the original on September 2, 2020. Retrieved August 10, 2020.
  2. ^ "PBS to Launch 'PBS HD Channel' March 1, 2004 Featuring State-of-the-Art, Award-Winning Programming in High Definition & Widescreen". PBS. February 25, 2004. Archived from the original on November 21, 2015. Retrieved August 10, 2020.
  3. ^ "U.S.-U.K. Relations | C-SPAN.org". www.c-span.org.
  4. ^ "The Stair Case". ABC News. Archived from the original on August 3, 2004. Retrieved July 23, 2014.
  5. ^ Reynolds, Mike. "Multichannel News 12/16/2008: Dexter's Third Season Finale's A Killer – Series Delivers Best Original Series Viewership Since 2004". Archived from the original on October 6, 2009. Retrieved 2009-04-14.
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  7. ^ [2] from Broadcasting & Cable