Friday, January 14, 2022

J. Fred Muggs saved Dave Galloway and the Today Show

On 14 January 1952, NBC's long-running morning news program Today debuts, with solo host Dave Garroway. The show eventually would also feature a cohost.

With only Garroway, the show had lackluster ratings, so NBC had to take drastic action: enter a NYC pet store resident, J. Fred Muggs. 

Read much more about Mr. Muggs via this link.


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