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1972 In Television

List of years in television (table)
In home video

The year 1972 involved some significant events in television. Below is a list of notable television-related events.

For the American TV schedule, see: 1972–73 United States network television schedule.


  • Events 1
  • Programs/programmes 2
    • Debuts 2.1
    • Ending this year 2.2
  • Births 3
  • Deaths 4




Ending this year

Date Show Debut
March 1 The Courtship of Eddie's Father (US) 1969
March 10 O'Hara, U.S. Treasury 1971
March 25 Bewitched (US) 1964
March 31 Bright Promise (US) 1969
The Return of Ultraman (Japan) 1971
April 27 Me and the Chimp (US) 1972
August 14 Doomwatch (UK) 1970
August 23 The Super (US) 1972
August 24 My Three Sons (US) 1960
November 10 Clangers (UK) 1969
November 29 Kate (UK) 1970


Date Name Notability
January 11 Amanda Peet Actress (Jack & Jill)
January 13 Nicole Eggert Actress (Charles in Charge)
January 27 Nic Testoni Actor (Home and Away)
February 7 Robyn Lively Actress (Savannah, Gortimer Gibbon's Life on Normal Street)
February 16 Sarah Clarke Actress (24, Bosch)
March 6 Shaquille O'Neal Basketball player, actor (Shaq Vs.)
March 26 Leslie Mann Actress (Allen Gregory)
April 3 Jennie Garth Actress (Beverly Hills, 90210)
April 6 Jason Hervey Actor (The Wonder Years)
April 17 Jennifer Garner Actress (Alias) and singer
April 19 Jennifer Taylor Actress (Two and a Half Men)
April 20 Carmen Electra Actress (Baywatch)
May 1 Julie Benz Actress (Dexter, No Ordinary Family, Defiance)
May 2 Dwayne Johnson ("The Rock") Professional wrestler (WWE) and actor
May 20 Busta Rhymes Rapper, actor (The Boondocks)
June 2 Wayne Brady Actor (Whose Line Is It Anyway?), host (Let's Make a Deal)
June 15 Poppy Montgomery Actress (Unforgettable)
June 23 Selma Blair Actress (Anger Management)
July 23 Marlon Wayans Actor (The Wayans Bros.)
July 28 Elizabeth Berkley Actress (Saved by the Bell)
July 29 Wil Wheaton Actor (Star Trek: The Next Generation)
August 9 Liz Vassey Actress (CSI: Crime Scene Investigation)
August 10 Angie Harmon American actress (Law & Order)
August 30 Cameron Diaz Actress (Saturday Night Live)
September 26 Melanie Paxson Actress (Notes from the Underbelly) and Red Robin spokesperson
September 27 Gwyneth Paltrow Actress and singer
October 5 Grant Hill Basketball player
November 1 Toni Collette Actress (United States of Tara) and singer
November 14 Josh Duhamel Actor (Las Vegas)
December 19 Alyssa Milano Actress (Charmed)


Date Name Age Notability
January 16 Ross Bagdasarian, Sr. 52 Composer, creator of (The Alvin Show)
May 12 Steve Ihnat 37 Actor (Star Trek)
May 13 Dan Blocker 43 Actor (Hoss Cartwright on Bonanza)
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