Since its inception, television has served as a lens on American society. But outside of the big networks, communities across the nation found their own voice in local television shows and with local television stations. Not only was Houston home to the first educational television station (KUHT), but the medium connected with local views through a myriad of local programs, some of which garnered national attention (i.e. The Joanne King Show), and often beat the national competition in the ratings. In celebration of PBS' national series "AMERICA IN PRIMETIME," Host and producer Ernie Manouse invites back to the small screen some of Houston's most beloved television personalities from local television’s golden age, to share stories and memories of a bygone era when the day started with "Good Morning Houston" and ended with a friendly face telling us of the state of the world around us. Currently scheduled to participate are Joanne King Herring ("The Joanne King Show"), Warner Roberts ("The Warner Roberts Show"), and Jan Glenn ("Good Morning Houston"), Harold Gunn ("Captain Harold's Theater Of The Sky") Jim Bernhard ("The Greenroom") and Doug Johnson (KPRC News).
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