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March Around the Breakfast Table, It’s Time for “The Breakfast Club”

The Breakfast Club initially aired as The Pepper Pot in the early 1930’s. The 8 a.m. National Broadcasting Company (NBC) Blue Network variety show did not have a sponsor and its ratings were less than desirable. By 1933, Don McNeill … Continue reading

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Telecast of the Breakfast Club old time radio show bombs on Television, 2-22-1954

One of the longest-running programs on the air, Breakfast Club, with host, Don McNeill, was simulcast on TV  beginning this day. The telecast of the show was a bomb, but the radio program continued on as one of the longest-running … Continue reading

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