Remembering the 1984 CBS Network Premiere of Star Wars: A New Hope

On February 26, 1984, the CBS Network premiered Star Wars: A New Hope which took in over 39% of all television viewers.

The event became a historic release, and was hosted by Luke Skywalker himself, Mark Hamill. The following is the featurette played during the premiere.

To remember this day, I feel that a viewing of A New Hope is needed this weekend!




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From the moment Steve Fitch first watched Star Wars: A New Hope in the theater when he was a child, he wanted to be Luke Skywalker when he “grew up” (and STILL does!). He now shares this passion with his wife, two daughters, friends and fans. Steve is the Founder of Star Wars Reporter and when not immersed in all things Star Wars, you can find him training in Muay Thai, Italian Rapier, all things VIKING, or spending time with family and friends. FOLLOW Steve on TWITTER: @WookieeSteve