Old Skipper, WTEN

WTEN (Television Station : Albany, N.Y.)1957/1966

Museum of Innovation & Science

Museum of Innovation & Science
Schenectady, United States

George Leighton’s Old Skipper used the same set as Commander Ralph on WTEN, and introduced “The Little Rascals” and Popeye cartoons. Leighton, who replaced Ted Knight at the station, was on the air as the skipper from 1957 through 1966.


  • Title: Old Skipper, WTEN
  • Creator: WTEN (Television Station : Albany, N.Y.)
  • Date Created: 1957/1966
  • Location: Albany - Albany County - New York
  • Physical Dimensions: 8 x 10
  • Original Language: English
  • Subject Keywords: Television programs for children; Entertainers; WTEN (Television Station : Albany, N.Y.);
  • Type: Photograph
  • Publisher: General Electric Company
  • Rights: This digital image may be used for educational uses. Please cite as miSci- Museum of Innovation & Science. Prior written permission is required for any other use of the images from miSci.

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