TV SITCOM DEBUTED ON THIS DAY IN 1952

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My Friend Irma
, starring Marie Wilson, was created by writer/producer Cy Howard
and was a top-rated, long-run CBS radio situation comedy from 1947 to 1954. It
became so successful that it evolved to films and a comic book series. My Friend
Irma,
with Wilson in the lead role, became a television show on CBS premiering on Tuesday, January 8, 1952 and ran until June 1954. It was the first series telecast
from the CBS Television City facility in Hollywood.

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1953 Variety Magazine Ad

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