Here are some important events in TV history for today:
- On this date in 2002, it was announced that Oprah Winfrey had extended her contract through the 2005-06 season.
- On this date in 2006, the HBO polygamy saga, "Big Love" debuted.
Here are some important birthdays for today:
Barbara Feldon, Agent 99 from "Get Smart" was born today.
Jon Provost from "Lassie" observes a birthday today.
Courtney B. Vance from "Law and Order: Criminal Intent" and "The Close" celebrates a birthday today.
Troy Winbush who played Denny on "The Cosby Show" was born on this date.
Well-traveled TV actor Samm Levine was born today.