SHOW PREMIERED ON THIS DAY IN 1961

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Original run on ABC: April 29, 1961 – January 3, 1998.

jim mccay
Jim McKay (James Kenneth McManus)
(September 24, 1921 – June 7, 2008)

McKay was the original host of the sports anthology series
that primarily aired on Saturday afternoons with a succession
of co-hosts beginning in 1987.

In 2007, Wide World of Sports was named by Time Magazine
on its list of the 100 best television programs of all-time.

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