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Today in TV: February 6, 2014

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Here are some highlights from today in TV history:

  • "Mr. Ed" aired for the last time on this date in 1966.
  • On this date in 1972, CBS received over a half-million pieces of protest mail after announcing that the network would air an edited version of the X-rated feature, "Demand."
  • "The Winds of War" miniseries debuted on this date in 1993.
  • Jesse Ventura Announced on "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" that he would be hosting a nightly show on MSNBC.
  • During the Super Bowl XXXIX halftime, MTV and MTV2 aired a 15-munute commercial announcing the relaunch of MTV2.

Here are some notable birthdays for today:

  • Patrick MacNee of "The Avengers" was born on this date.
  • Mike Farrell of "MASH" was born today.
  • News anchor and TV host Tom Brokaw celebrates a birthday today.
  • Alice Eve from the TV show, "Entourage" observes a birthday today.
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