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  • It’s our birthday! PIX11 turns 71 on Saturday

    For 71 years, the award-winning PIX11, Tribune Broadcasting’s flagship television station, has been New York’s home for groundbreaking television. We present an encore from last year, “PIX11 Celebrating 70 Years.” We look back at PIX11 from 1948 through today and relive some of the station’s most memorable broadcast moments. From the NY Giants to the Yankees to the Mets…from Cap’n Jack McCarthy to Officer Joe Bolton to Bozo the Clown…from Dawson to Buffy to Supergirl… From the PIX PIX PIX […]

  • From the Vault: John Wayne film retrospective (1979)

    John Wayne died of cancer 40 years ago today. This half-hour special, featuring original commercials, is a tribute that WPIX film critic Jeffrey Lyons put together for The Duke after his death in 1979.

  • Phil Rizzuto: Holy Cow! 50 Years! (WPIX Archives special)

    In this 1990 special, WPIX looks back at Phil Rizzuto’s extraordinary career in the field and the announce booth. The special features extensive interviews with Rizzuto, Bill White and others. It is hosted by actor Charles Durning. Executive producer: Marty Appel.

  • WPIX holiday schedule! Yule Log, Magic Garden, March of the Wooden Soldiers and more

    WPIX is New York’s Holiday Station, and our classic slate of yuletide programs will make your Christmas cheery and bright.  THURSDAY – 12/20 11 p.m. — Seinfeld “The Strike” (The Festivus episode)                    Celebrate Festivus with PIX11 as George’s cantankerous father Frank gets the Festivus aluminum pole out of the crawlspace and begins the Costanza traditions of performing feats of strength and the airing of the grievances SATURDAY — 12/22 Our Saturday retro […]

  • ‘March of the Wooden Soldiers’ to air on WPIX on Thanksgiving in black and white for first time in 28 years

    For years, we’ve heard from viewers who want to see “March of the Wooden Soldiers” in black and white on Thanksgiving day. Well, we have good news! For the first time in a generation, WPIX will present “March of the Wooden Soldiers” in black and white, airing a beautifully restored print! The last time we aired this holiday classic in black and white was 1990, 28 years ago. The original, black-and-white film will air at 9 a.m. Thanksgiving day, while […]

  • Full WPIX newscast: Stock market crash of 1987

    Here is the complete broadcast of WPIX’s USA Tonight newscast from Oct. 19, 1987, anchored by Brad Holbrook. The first block focuses on Black Monday, the stock market crash of 1987. Other stories on this busy day include the sentencing of Bernie Goetz for the 1984 subway vigilante shooting; the return of Billy Martin as Yankees manager for the fifth time; and the latest on Baby Jessica, the girl who had been rescued from a Texas well a few days […]

  • Billy Martin: Forever a Yankee

    Join Phil Rizzuto, Mickey Mantle, Reggie Jackson, Bill White, George Steinbrenner and other legends as they discuss the life and times of Billy Martin. See rare footage, classic moments, and much more in this WPIX special, shown for the first time since 1990! Executive producer: Marty Appel  

  • Original coverage of the Anita Hill hearings from 1991

    See WPIX’s original coverage of Anita Hill’s testimony — and Clarence Thomas’ defense — on Oct. 11, 1991.     

  • The death of Mickey Mantle: Full WPIX coverage

    This is WPIX’s complete coverage of the death of Yankee legend Mickey Mantle, exactly as it aired on Aug. 13, 1995.

  • The Pine Tar game anniversary: Watch original WPIX-TV coverage

    Join Jerry Girard for a fascinating special report on the aftermath of the Pine Tar Game. Guests include Billy Martin, interviewed by Yankees’ announcer Bill White. The incident happened during the game between the Kansas City Royals and New York Yankees on July 24, 1983, at Yankee Stadium. This special, “Targate: Billy, Brett and the Bat,” aired on WPIX in July 1983.

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