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Wide Wide World

Wide Wide World

  • Premiered: 
    June 27, 1955
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  • Network: NBC
  • Category: Series
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Type: Live Action
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  • Tags: travel

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Firsts, Lasts & Notable Notes

  • June 27, 1955: First time a program spans all three countries in North America.
  • October 30, 1955: First time the Mormon Tabernacle Choir is shown using live cameras.
  • October 30, 1955: First time the Helldorado celebration is shown using live cameras.
  • November 13, 1955: First live TV program from a noncontiguous foreign country (Havana, Cuba)
  • November 10, 1957: First time the three major nets cooperate to provide historic program excerpts.