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1989 in television

See also: 1988 in television, other events of 1989, 1990 in television and the list of 'years in television'.

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Popular Television Shows

  • January 3 - The Arsenio Hall Show[?] premieres on CBS.
  • Cops premieres, which shows footage shot in real life situations with United States police officers (1989-present)
  • The Seinfeld Chronicles premieres on NBC. The show would later be retitled Seinfeld and become one of the most popular sitcoms in television history. (1989-1998)
  • The Simpsons premieres on FOX. The characters had first appeared two years earlier as a segment on the Tracey Ullman Show. (1989-present)



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