March 9 - The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour is canceled by CBS
June 3 - The science fiction television series Star Trek airs its final new episode after being canceled by NBC. The show premiered on September 8, 1966.
July 20 - A live transmission from the moon is viewed by 720 million people around the world when Neil Armstrong walks in the moon.
November 10 - The National Educational Television (the predecessor to the Public Broadcasting Service) in the United States debuts the children's television program Sesame Street.
November 16 - The first episode of The Clangers (a British stop motion animated television program for children) is broadcast by the BBC.
Tiny Tim gets married on Johnny Carson's Tonight Show.
After a long series of conflicts between CBS and the stars of the Smothers Brothers show over network censorship, CBS cancels the show.
October 5 - Monty Python's Flying Circus premieres on BBC1 (1969-1974)
November 10 - Sesame Street premieres. (1969-present)
The Brady Bunch premieres (1969-1974)
Johnny Cash Show premieres (1969-1971)
Marcus Welby, M.D premieres (1969-1976)
Mayberry R.F.D premieres (1968-1971)
The Benny Hill Show premieres on Thames Television (1969-1989) (UK)
Popular Television Shows
The Carol Burnett Show (1967-1978)
Dr Who (1963-1989)
The Ed Sullivan Show (1948-1971)
Hogan's Heroes (1965-1971)
Here's Lucy (1968-1974)
I Dream of Jeannie (1965-1970)
Lawrence Welk Show (1955-1982)
Mayberry R.F.D (1968-1971)
The Mod Squad (1968-1973)
The Newlywed Game (1966-1974)
Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (1968-1973)
The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour (1967-1970)
Star Trek (1966-1969)
The Tonight Show (1954-present)
The Wonderful World of Disney (1954-1983) (formerly Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color)
January 14 - Jason Bateman, actor
August 19 - Matthew Perry, actor, Friends