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Today in TV: January 18, 2014

Jason Segel
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Here are some notable events from TV history for today:

  • Actress Joan Blondell appeared on a TV show for the first time in the episode, "Pot of Gold" on "Airflyte Theater" on this date in 1951.
  • The "All in The Family" spinoff "The Jeffersons" made its debut on CBS on this date in 1975.
  • On this date in 1976, 80 million viewers tuned in to Super Bowl X on CBS to watch the Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Dallas Cowboys 21-17.
  • CBS aired the 100th episode of "Good Times" on this date in 1978.
  • PBS reached the 100 million viewer threshold during the week of January 12-18 for the first time in 1987.
  • On this date in 1995, CBS aired the 100th episode of "Northern Exposure."
  • The last episode of "Batman Beyond" aired on this date in 2001 on The Cartoon Network.

Here are some notable birthdays for today:

Jason Segel of "Freaks and Geeks" and "How I Met Your Mother" was born today.

WWE wrestler, Ted DiBiase celebrates a birthday today.