Remembering 'The Goldbergs' NPR's Susan Stamberg takes note of The Goldbergs, starring Gertrude Berg, an early situation comedy that made its debut in 1949. A listener subsequently pointed out that the FIRST sitcom was not "The Goldbergs," but rather "Mary Kay and Johnny," which first aired on the Dumont network in 1947.
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Remembering 'The Goldbergs'

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Remembering 'The Goldbergs'

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NPR's Susan Stamberg takes note of The Goldbergs, starring Gertrude Berg, an early situation comedy that made its debut in 1949. A listener subsequently pointed out that the FIRST sitcom was not "The Goldbergs," but rather "Mary Kay and Johnny," which first aired on the Dumont network in 1947.