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Elder Michaux

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Elder Michaux
GenreReligion
Created byJonathan Pierce
StarringLightfoot Solomon Michaux
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
Production
Running time30 minutes
Release
Original networkWTTG (1947-1951)
DuMont (1948-1949)
Picture formatBlack-and-white
Audio formatMonaural
Original releaseOctober 17, 1948 (1948-10-17) –
January 9, 1949 (1949-01-09)

Elder Michaux was a religious TV show on the DuMont Television Network, hosted by evangelist Lightfoot Solomon Michaux (1885–1969).

Broadcast history

The show was 30 minutes long, originated as a local program on DuMont station WTTG in Washington, D. C. in 1947, and aired on the DuMont network from October 17, 1948 to January 9, 1949.[1] According to the book The Forgotten Network by David Weinstein (Temple University Press, 2004), the series also continued locally on WTTG after the network run ended, running to 1951 (see page 162).

The program was among the earliest U.S. television shows with an African American host, and included religious music and preaching.[2]

Episode status

As with most DuMont series, no episodes are known to survive.

See also

References

  1. ^ "Appendix One: Programs (A-L)". Dumont Television Network Historical Web Site. Archived from the original on 2009-02-16. Retrieved 2009-03-01.
  2. ^ Jay Handelman (February 1, 2000). "Despite occasional successes, television has failed to embrace diversity". Sarasota Herald Tribune. Retrieved 2009-03-01.

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