A couple classic TV shows premiered on this day. In 1959, NBC debuted it's new tv series Bonanza. The show ran for 14 seasons and continues to air in syndication. And in 1966, The Monkees, the first succesful sitcom featuring rock & roll characters and music debuted on NBC. Watch the vidoe, done to Grand Funk Railroad "American Band" and see if you recognize any of the characters from classic TV...Enjoy!