|Say goodnight Gracie|
Meanwhile, how far has TV come in the past 60-plus years? Well, Gracie Allen never threatened to go down and tickle George Burns' "sack" to keep him up at midnight the way Kathy Griffin did to an embarrassed Anderson Cooper New Year's Eve. That was during CNN's annual and increasingly awkward Times Square coverage. Talk about watching the ball drop! Check out Griffith's cable news antics here but don't say we didn't warn you!