August 19, 1950

On THIS DATE IN TWISTED-HISTORY in 1950 ABC started the first Saturday morning kid show with Animal Clinic and Acrobat Ranch. NBC and CBS quickly realized what a cash-cow kid’s cereal commercials could be and add their own Saturday morning kid shows.

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
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