This Day in Jewish History 1949: TV Premiere for the 'Most Jewish Show Ever'

Making the successful leap from radio to TV, Gertrude Berg's sitcom, 'The Goldbergs' earned her the first primetime Emmy for best comedy actress.

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On January 10, 1949, “The Goldbergs,” a popular long-running radio show, had its television premiere on CBS. The weekly show, about a Jewish immigrant family living in the Bronx, New York, and its environs (as...