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  • Dec 27, 1947
    NBC introduces a children's TV show titled "Puppet Playhouse." The program evolves into "Howdy Doody," name-checked in the lyrics of The Statler Brothers' 1972 country hit "Do You Remember These"
    May 17, 1948
    NBC-TV premieres "Village Barn," a New York-based country show. During part of its run, it's hosted by "Sioux City Sue" songwriter Dick Thomas
    Jun 8, 1948
    "The Milton Berle Show" debuts on NBC-TV. The theme song, "Near You," becomes a country hit for George Jones & Tammy Wynette in 1977
    Dec 4, 1948
    NBC-TV debuts "Saturday Night Jubilee," a New York-based country music show hosted by Elton Britt
    Dec 18, 1948
    Elton Britt hosts NBC-TV's "Saturday Night Jubilee" for the third and final time. He's replaced by Boyd Heath
    Dec 25, 1948
    Three years after he earned a country hit with a remake of "Smoke On The Water," Boyd Heath takes over as host of the NBC music show "Saturday Night Jubilee," aired live from New York
    Jul 2, 1949
    "Saturday Night Jubilee" airs for the last time on NBC-TV. Boyd Heath, who earned a country hit in 1945 with his version of "Smoke On The Water," hosted the show from New York City
    Sep 29, 1949
    The "Wayne King" music show debuts on NBC-TV. King's theme song, "The Waltz You Saved For Me," becomes a country hit for Ferlin Husky in 1962
    May 29, 1950
    NBC telecasts the final installment of "Village Barn." The country variety show featured Dick Thomas as host for nearly half of its two-year run
    Dec 30, 1951
    "The Roy Rogers Show" debuts on NBC. The western television series features Rogers, wife Dale Evans and sidekick Pat Brady, plus the couple's horses--Trigger and Buttermilk--and dog Bullet. Rogers and Evans sign off each episode with their theme song, "Happy Trails"

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