Bill Moyers Journal (1972)

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Bill Moyers Journal
Premiere November 14, 1972
Finale April 16, 1976
Creator Bill Moyers
Host Bill Moyers
Network/Provider PBS
Style 60-minute news documentary
Company WNET
Seasons 5
Origin USA

Bill Moyers Journal is a documentary news program and occasional talk show broadcast on PBS. The series was hosted by former Newsday publisher and noted journalist Bill Moyers. In each episode, Moyers took an approach similar to news magazine programs like 60 Minutes where the content is made up of in-depth coverage of the news of the day.

The series was first sparked following the sale of Newsday to the Times-Mirror Company, which caused Moyers to abdicate his role as publisher of the newspaper. He moved to television news on PBS with Bill Moyers Journal (1972) in 1972, which ran until April 16, 1976 when Moyers placed the series on hiatus in order to work for CBS News. It later returned three years later.



Season  Premiere Finale #
1972 November 14, 1972 1972
1973 1973 1973
1974 1974 1974
1975 1975 1975
1976 1976 April 16, 1976


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