1957 in television

List of years in television (table)

The year 1957 in television involved some significant events. Below is a list of television-related events during 1957.



Series on the air in 1957


Ending this year

Date Show Debut
February 24 Annie Oakley 1954
February 26 Noah's Ark 1956
April 1 I Love Lucy 1951
April 8 Life Is Worth Living 1952
April 20 The Adventures of Sir Lancelot (UK) 1956
May 1 Kukla, Fran and Ollie 1947
June 9 The Roy Rogers Show 1951
Unknown The Grove Family (UK) 1954
The Three Stooges 1934


Date Name Notability
January 7 Katie Couric Journalist, talk show host (60 Minutes)
January 17 Steve Harvey Actor & comedian, host (The Steve Harvey Show)
February 16 LeVar Burton Actor, host (Star Trek: The Next Generation, Reading Rainbow)
February 18 Vanna White Game show hostess (Wheel of Fortune)
March 30 Paul Reiser Actor & comedian (Mad About You)
April 13 Gary Kroeger Actor, announcer (Saturday Night Live)
May 5 Richard E. Grant English actor
June 12 Timothy Busfield Actor & director (thirtysomething)
July 21 Jon Lovitz Actor & comedian (Saturday Night Live)
July 23 Jo Brand English comedian, actress, writer (Getting On)
July 26 Nana Visitor Actress (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine)
August 16 Laura Innes Actress (ER)
August 18 Denis Leary Actor & comedian (Rescue Me)
August 24 Stephen Fry English actor & comedian (Pocoyo)
September 23 Rosalind Chao Actress
September 29 Andrew Dice Clay Comedian, actor (Bless This House)
September 30 Fran Drescher Actress & comedian (The Nanny)
October 5 Bernie Mac Actor (The Bernie Mac Show) & comedian (d. 2008)
October 11 Dawn French Welch-born English actress & comedian (French and Saunders)
October 25 Nancy Cartwright Actress (Bart Simpson on The Simpsons)
October 29 Dan Castellaneta Actor & comedian (Homer Simpson on The Simpsons)
November 7 Christopher Knight Actor (The Brady Bunch)
December 9 Donny Osmond Singer, actor & game show host (The Donny & Marie Show)
December 21 Ray Romano Stand-up comedian & actor (Everybody Loves Raymond)


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