• On this day in history, Jan. 26, 1979, 'The Dukes of Hazzard' premieres, becomes pop-culture hit

    12 days ago - By FOX News

    "The Dukes of Hazzard," an hour-long television sitcom about the rural adventures of two charming "good ol' boys" and "modern day Robin Hoods" who evade corrupt local lawmen in their sizzling, southern-fried 1969 Dodge Charger , debuted on television on this day in history, Jan. 26, 1979. It became a surprise pop-culture phenomenon - defying industry experts and even the expectations of CBS executives. "The Dukes of Hazzard" ran for seven seasons and 147 episodes, drawing as many as 40 million viewers every Friday night - more than twice as many eyeballs as the average NFL game in 2022. ON...
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