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February 22, 1954: The Breakfast Club' airs for the first time on television

February 22, 1954: Don McNeil’s famous radio show ‘ Breakfast Club ’ was broadcast on TV for the first time. However the changeover to TV proved a failure. But it still remains one of the programs with longest tenure. This venture was a long one, spanning thirty-five years, however, the transition from radio to television proved fatal. The variety show's host, Don McNeil , had a  run  that outlasted Johnny Carson's 'Tonight Show', and Bob Barker's 'The Price is Right'.