Ad for the series debut of Family Ties, 1982.

Ad for the series debut of Family Ties, 1982.

Exterior of NBC’s new office and sound stages in Burbank, California. Photo by Ed Clark for Life, November 18, 1952.

Exterior of NBC’s new office and sound stages in Burbank, California. Photo by Ed Clark for Life, November 18, 1952.

John Belushi’s NBC temporary employee ID card, dated 1978.

John Belushi’s NBC temporary employee ID card, dated 1978.

TV Guide ad for the NBC-TV musical special George Burns In Nashville, aired November 13, 1980.

TV Guide ad for the NBC-TV musical special George Burns In Nashville, aired November 13, 1980.

Dave Garroway on the set of NBC’s Today for its debut broadcast on January 14, 1952.

Dave Garroway on the set of NBC’s Today for its debut broadcast on January 14, 1952.

NBC print ad from Sponsor (July 14, 1952), meant to drum up radio advertising sales. I’d love to hear what WXXX broadcast back in the day.

NBC print ad from Sponsor (July 14, 1952), meant to drum up radio advertising sales. I’d love to hear what WXXX broadcast back in the day.

Frank Sinatra in an NBC Radio promo, c. 1947.

Frank Sinatra in an NBC Radio promo, c. 1947.

Mike Donovan (Marc Singer) and Juliet Parrish (Faye Grant) in a promo shot for V.

Mike Donovan (Marc Singer) and Juliet Parrish (Faye Grant) in a promo shot for V.

TV Guide ad for the Misfits of Science episode “Sonar… and Yet So Far,” which aired on NBC on November 15, 1985. That’s Courteney Cox on the right, by the way.

TV Guide ad for the Misfits of Science episode “Sonar… and Yet So Far,” which aired on NBC on November 15, 1985. That’s Courteney Cox on the right, by the way.

Late 1950s Cragstan NBC-RCA Mobile Color TV Trucks. A really sweet vintage tin toy.