Inspired by a real Jeopardy episode’s jokey category title, this week Jonathan and Steve discuss a hypothetical: what if The DuMont Network had survived past 1956? What would the channel have presented? Would we associate the NFL and DuMont like peanut and jelly? If it did survive for decades, what would its streaming service be showing us today?
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A Hat on a Hat: An old clip from TV History (Entertainment Tonight from 1986) discussing an even older moment in history, the DuMont Network:
A rare saved episode of Rocky King, Detective (1954, DuMont):
Children’s show, Johnny Jupiter (1953, DuMont and later ABC, 1953-1954)