1975 in television

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For the American TV schedule, see: 1975–76 United States network television schedule.

List of years in television (table)
In home video
1972
1973
1974
1975
1976
1977
1978

The year 1975 involved some significant events in television. Below is a list of television-related events which happened that year.

Events[edit]

Programs/programmes[edit]

Debuts[edit]

Ending this year[edit]

Date Show Debut
January 3 Jeopardy! (returned in 1984) 1964
January 4 Paul Sand in Friends and Lovers 1974
January 16 Ironside 1967
March 7 The Odd Couple 1970
March 28 Ultraman Leo (Japan) 1974
March 31 Gunsmoke 1955
April 13 Mannix 1967
April 18 How to Survive a Marriage 1974
April 26 Kung Fu 1972
May 20 Adam-12 1968
June 13 Now You See It (returned in 1989) 1974
The Joker's Wild (returned in 1977) 1972
June 27 Split Second (returned in 1986)
Password (returned in 1979 as Password Plus) 1961
August 1 Death Valley Days 1952
September 5 What's My Line? 1950

Changes of network affiliation[edit]

Show Moved from Moved to
The Edge of Night CBS ABC

Births[edit]

Date Name Notability
January 29 Sara Gilbert Actress (Roseanne)
February 22 Drew Barrymore Actress and producer (youngest host of Saturday Night Live)
March 7 Audrey Marie Anderson Actress (Once and Again, The Unit, Arrow)
March 15 Eva Longoria Actress (Desperate Housewives)
March 22 Guillermo Diaz Actor (Weeds)
March 27 Fergie Actress and singer (Kids Incorporated, The Black Eyed Peas)
April 6 Zach Braff Actor (Scrubs)
April 14 Amy Birnbaum Voice Actress (Pokémon, Sonic X, Kirby: Right Back at Ya!, Magical DoReMi,Yu-Gi-Oh!) and singer
April 30 Johnny Galecki Actor (The Big Bang Theory)
May 3 Christina Hendricks Actress (Mad Men, Another Period) and singer
May 10 Andrea Anders Actress (Joey, Better Off Ted)
June 4 Angelina Jolie Actress (as Gia Carangi in Gia)
June 15 Elizabeth Reaser Actress (Grey's Anatomy, The Ex List)
June 24 Carla Gallo Actress (Carnivàle, Bones)
June 27 Tobey Maguire Actor
July 20 Judy Greer Actress (Glenn Martin DDS, Two and a Half Men, Archer, Reluctantly Healthy)
August 7 Charlize Theron Actress (2-time host of Saturday Night Live)
August 18 Kaitlin Olson Actress (It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia) and singer
August 21 Alicia Witt Actress and singer (Cybill, Justified)
October 5 Kate Winslet English Actress (Mildred Pierce)
October 12 Marion Jones WNBA player
October 16 Kellie Martin Actress (Life Goes On, Christy, ER)
November 21 Cherie Johnson Actress (Punky Brewster)
December 10 Emmanuelle Chriqui Canadian actress (Entourage, Cleaners)
December 12 Mayim Bialik Actress (Blossom, The Big Bang Theory) and singer
December 17 Milla Jovovich Actress
December 27 Heather O'Rourke Actress (Happy Days; d. 1988)
December 30 Tiger Woods Pro golfer

Deaths[edit]

Date Name Age Notability
January 24 Larry Fine 72 American comic actor (Three Stooges)
May 4 Moe Howard 77
June 28 Rod Serling 50 Television writer and creator of The Twilight Zone (1959–64) and Night Gallery (1969–73)