1968 in television

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For the American TV schedule, see: 1968-69 American network television schedule.

            List of years in television       (table)
... 1958 . 1959 . 1960 . 1961 . 1962 . 1963 . 1964 ...
1965 1966 1967 -1968- 1969 1970 1971
... 1972 . 1973 . 1974 . 1975 . 1976 . 1977 . 1978 ...
       In radio: 1965 1966 1967 -1968- 1969 1970 1971     
          In film: 1965 1966 1967 -1968- 1969 1970 1971     
Art . Archaeology . Architecture . Literature . Music . Philosophy . Science +...

The year 1968 in television involved some significant events. Below is a list of television-related events in 1968.

Events[edit]

Also in 1968

Programs/Programmes[edit]

Debuts[edit]

Ending this year[edit]

DateShowDebut
January 15The Man from U.N.C.L.E.1964
February 4The Prisoner (UK)1967
MarchThe Monkees1966
March 6Lost in Space1965
March 11The Lucy Show1962
March 14Batman1966
March 25Armchair Theatre (UK)1956
The Bell Telephone Hour1959
The Fulton Sheen Program1961
The Stairlit Starways
September 8Ultra Seven (Japan)1967
UnknownThe Mavis Bramston Show (Australia)1964

Births[edit]

DateNameNotability
January 2Cuba Gooding, Jr.actor
January 14LL Cool Jactor and rapper
February 1Pauly Shoreactor and comedian
February 8Gary Colemanactor (died 2010)
February 28Wendi Petersactress
March 29Lucy Lawless
April 24Stacy Haiduk
May 15Sophie Raworthtelevision presenter
July 24Kristin Chenowethactress and singer
August 9Gillian AndersonBritish actress (born in the U.S.)
Kate Sandersontelevision presenter
August 25Rachael Rayauthor, chef and television host
September 20Philippa Forrestertelevision presenter
September 21Ricki Lakeactress, game show, and talk show hostess
September 25Will Smithactor and rapper
October 12Hugh JackmanAustralian actor
November 18Owen Wilsonactor
December 2Brendan FraserAmerican actor

Deaths[edit]

DateNameAgeNotability
May 9Marion Lorne85Actress (Aunt Clara on Bewitched)
June 7Dan Duryea62Actor (Peyton Place)
October 13Bea Benaderet63Actress (Kate on Petticoat Junction; the original voice of Betty Rubble on The Flintstones)