Early Computing TV Shows

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This page will showcase some of our favorite computing shows from the 1980s and 1990s.


Computer Chronicles

This show was broadcast between 1983 and 2002 and discussed numerous aspects of home, business and mobile computing. The show originally started in 1981 as a local news program. More specifics can be found at the Wikipedia page https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Computer_Chronicles.

  • People: Stewart Cheifet, Gary Kildall, Jim Warren

If you're interested in viewing episodes of Computer Chronicles, these have been made available at the following sources:


Dotto's Data Cafe

There doesn't seem to be much about this show online, and host Steve Dotto now hosts Dotto Tech available via YouTube. This show was available on Canadian television in the 1990s and had a strong focus on Macintosh computers. Please see the following links for more info:



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