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Television Memorial Site: Notable Deaths & Obituaries

In the 20th century, Television became the dominant communications medium and, though viewers are increasingly migrating to online and mobile viewing platforms, there's no sign TV is going anywhere soon. The death of a well-known TV personality can leave us with a collective sense of loss and feelings of nostalgia for the shows and people we grew up watching. This memorial site was created to honor and remember TV figures who have impacted our lives.
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3/9/1926 - 1/24/2015

Remembering the life, death and television legacy of Joe Franklin

NEW YORK (AP) — Pioneering radio and TV host Joe Franklin, who gave breaks to the likes of Al Pacino and Bill Cosby on his variety show long before they became famous and who boasted he never missed a broadcast in decades, has died at age 88. He died Saturday of cancer, which he had had for a few years, longtime producer and friend Steven Garrin said. Franklin often is credited with developing the standard TV talk show format, sitting behind a desk while interviewing want-to-be...
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