Liberace’s Wasn’t the Only Famous Television Candelabra

This blog post was researched and written by Chuck Howell, MARMIA donor and volunteer. Introduction These are not Christmas trees pictured atop the TV on MARMIA’s new tee-shirt commemorating Television Hill in Northwest Baltimore’s Woodberry neighborhood (near historic Druid Hill Park)–though buying one as a gift through Charm City Threads  is certainly encouraged. They could … Continue reading Liberace’s Wasn’t the Only Famous Television Candelabra

WJZ’s “Evening Magazine”

During the summer of 1976, a San Francisco CBS affiliate station (KPIX) owned by Westinghouse Broadcasting (AKA Group W), premiered a local weeknight television news and entertainment series titled "Evening: The MTWTF Show", eventually christened "Evening Magazine". The show was designed to add a local focus to news.  This show was created in reaction to … Continue reading WJZ’s “Evening Magazine”

WJZ’s “People are Talking”

The following post was written by guest blogger, Eli Pousson, of Baltimore Heritage. One of the many unique shows in the WJZ-TV collection recently acquired by MARMIA is "People Are Talking"—a morning program most famously hosted by Oprah Winfrey and Richard Sher. Then 24-year-old Winfrey's popularity as a co-host of the program led her to … Continue reading WJZ’s “People are Talking”