Skip to main content
  1. AXS Entertainment
  2. Arts & Entertainment
  3. TV

Today in TV: February 14, 2014

See also

Here are some notable events in TV history for today:

  • On this date in 1954, "Letters to Loretta: changed its name to "The Loretta Young Show." The show debuted in 1953.
  • Walter Cronkite of CBS news reported on this date in 1958 that Iran had banned rock and roll because it is against Islam and hazardous to health.
  • Chad and Jeremy guested on "The Patty Duke Show" on this date in 1964.
  • CBS bought the rights for the NFL Championship Games for 1966 and 1967 for $2 million each on this date in 1966.
  • John Lennon and Yoko Ono began their week-long stint as guest hosts on "The Mike Douglas Show" on this date in 1972.
  • On this date in 1980, "CBS Evening News" anchor, Walter Cronkite announced his retirement.
  • On this date in 1985, CNN reporter Jeremy Levin was freed from being held by Lebanese extremists.
  • Frank Zappa appeared as gangster, "Mr. Frankie," on "Miami Vice" on this date in 1986.
  • On this date in 1993, CBS aired part one of the mini-series, "Alex Haley's Queen."
  • Fox aired the Barbra Streisand farewell concert, "Barbra Streisand: Timeless" on this date in 2001.
  • Charlie Sheen made his last appearance on "Two and a Half Men" on this date in 2011.

Here are some notable birthdays for today:

  • Florence Henderson, TV's Carol Brady was born on this date.
  • Paul Butcher, who played Dustin Brooks on Nickelodeon's "Zoey 101" celebrates a birthday today.

Today's top buzz...

  • Coachella
    The set times you need to know have been announced for Coachella
    Festival Buzz
  • Lamar Odom
    The New York Knicks are giving Lamar Odom another shot in the NBA
    NBA Buzz
  • Porsha Williams
    See why 'Real Housewives of Atlanta' star Porsha Williams posed for this mug shot
    TV News
  • NHL tickets
    If you're looking to catch an NHL playoff game in NYC, don't expect to do so on a budget
    NHL Buzz
  • Transcendence
    Review: ‘Transcendence’ fascinates, but does it rise above the field?
    Movies Buzz
  • Kobe Bryant
    Kobe Bryant has agreed to cooperate with an all-access documentary about his life
    Sports Buzz

User login

Log in
Sign in with your email and password. Or reset your password.
Write for us
Interested in becoming an Examiner and sharing your experience and passion? We're always looking for quality writers. Find out more about and apply today!