Ten O'Clock News; Final TOCN show
Final program of The Ten O'Clock News. Flowers on anchor desk. Chris Lydon and Carmen Fields say their farewells. Montage of TOCN staff. Staff hugs on set during credits. Stories on Charlestown High School prom, interview with Kevin White, using the word "condom" on TV, and examination of the Big Bang Theory, which includes interviews with Philip Morrison, Margaret Geller, and Eric Lerner.
- Ten O'Clock News
Final TOCN show
- Series Description
NIGHTLY NEWS WITH CHRISTOPHER LYDON AND CARMEN FIELDS Began January 1976. Replaced evening news show EVENING COMPASS. Original host: Steve Nevas. Other anchors, Christopher Lydon (1977-91) and Gail Harris (1983). In 1980 - hour long. Ended in 1991.
(PREDECESSORS: Louis Lyons began news operations at WGBH in 1952. The News at 10 began in 1966. The Reporters premiered in 1970. The Evening Compass started in 1974.) Series release date: 1/1976
- Asset Type
- Media Type
- White, Kevin H.
- Outer space
- Mass media
- Boston (Mass.)
- News Report
- Vaillancourt, Meg (Reporter)
- Jones, Marcus (Reporter)
- Lydon, Christopher (Reporter)
- Hashimoto, John (Reporter)
- Boeri, David (Reporter)
- Fields, Carmen (Reporter)
- Kelly, Hope (Reporter)
- Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Final TOCN show,” 05/30/1991, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed July 12, 2020, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D7D988872B2E4987A9D918E05DFBC6A1.
- MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Final TOCN show.” 05/30/1991. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. July 12, 2020. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D7D988872B2E4987A9D918E05DFBC6A1>.
- APA: Ten O'Clock News; Final TOCN show. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D7D988872B2E4987A9D918E05DFBC6A1