Today on Swackett :: “Let’s Build Some Happy Little Trees”

Bob Ross, you’ve been peeped!

Swackett remembers Robert Norman Ross, a beloved American painter, art instructor and television host. (born October 29)

Bob Ross was the creator and host of The Joy of Painting, an instructional television program that aired from 1983 to 1994 on PBS in the United States and in Canada, Latin America and Europe. The Joy of Painting taught its viewers techniques for landscape oil painting.  It’s last episode was recorded on May 17, 1994.

#bobross #joyofpainting #swackettapp #youbeenpeeped

Peep Artist:  Michael A. Zug
Original Broadcast Date:  May 08, 2015

Today on Swackett :: Hugh Laurie

Hugh Laurie, you’ve been peeped!

Swackett salutes James Hugh Calum Laurie CBE is an English actor, director, singer, musician, comedian and author. Laurie is known for portraying the title character on the Fox medical drama series House (2004–2012), for which he received two Golden Globe Awards and nominations for numerous other awards. (born June 11)

Laurie was listed in the 2011 Guinness World Records as the most watched leading man on television and was one of the highest-paid actors in a television drama.

#hughlaurie #housemd #swackettapp #youbeenpeeped

Peep Artist: Michael A. Zug
Art Director: C. Scott Gilbert
Broadcast Date: June 11th, 2011

Today on Swackett :: Peep Men

Donald Draper, you’ve been peeped!

Swackett salutes a period drama about one of New York’s most prestigious ad agencies at the beginning of the 1960s: Mad Men. The series focused on one of the firm’s most mysterious but extremely talented ad executives, Donald Draper.

Set in 1960s New York, Don Draper struggles to stay on top of the heap in the high-pressure world of Madison Avenue advertising firms. Aside from being one of the top ad men in the business, Don is also a family man, the father of young children.

#swackettapp #peepoftheday #MadMen #DonaldDraper #YouBeenPeeped

Peep Artist: Michael A. Zug
Art Director: C. Scott Gilbert
Broadcast Date: July 19, 2011

Today on Swackett :: Jim Cantore

Jim Cantore, you’ve been peeped!

Meteorologist Jim Cantore is Swackett’s Peep of the Day!

James “Jim” D. Cantore is an American meteorologist best known as an on-air personality for The Weather Channel. (born February 16, 1964)

#jimcantore #weatherchannel #swackettapp #youbeenpeeped

Peep Artist: Aaron Greer
Art Director: C. Scott Gilbert
Original Broadcast Date: February 16, 2017

Today on Swackett :: DeForest Kelly

Swackett celebrates the birth of an American actor, DeForest Kelly, best known for his role as Dr. “Bones” McCoy on Star Trek (born January 20th).

#swackettapp #startrek #deforestkelly #williamshatner #loenardnimoy #YouBeenPeeped

Peep Artist:  Aaron Greer
Original Broadcast Date:  January 20, 2011

Swackett Peep of the Day :: Tom Selleck

Tom Selleck is Swackett’s Peep of the Day!

Swackett remembers Magnum, P.I. — an American television series that ran from 1980 to 1988 starring Tom Selleck. Tom played Thomas Magnum, a private investigator living on Oahu, Hawaii. The series was rebooted in 2018 with Jay Hernandez playing the lead role. (first original episode December 11th, 1980)

#swackettapp #peepoftheday #TomSelleck #MagnumPI #YouBeenPeeped

Peep Artist:  Michael A. Zug
Broadcast Date:  December 11, 2019

Swackett Peep of the Day :: Simon Helberg

Simon Helberg is Swackett’s Peep of the Day! 

Swackett salutes Simon Maxwell Helberg; an American actor, voice actor and comedian best known for his role as Howard Wolowitz in the sitcom The Big Bang Theory. (born December 9th)

#swackettapp #peepoftheday #SimonHelberg #BigBangTheory #YouBeenPeeped

Peep Artist:  Aaron Greer
Broadcast Date:  December 9, 2019

Today on Swackett :: P*E*E*P

 

Swackett salutes Gary Rich Burghoff; an American actor, known for playing the character Corporal Walter Eugene “Radar” O’Reilly in the M*A*S*H movie and TV series.  (born May 24th)

#swackettapp #peepoftheday #GaryBurghoff #radar #MASH #YouBeenPeeped

Peep Artist:  Michael A. Zug
Broadcast Date:  May 30, 2014

Swackett Peeps of the Day :: Johnny Galecki and Kunal Nayyar

Johnny Galecki and Kunal Nayyar are Swackett’s Peeps of the Day! 

Swackett wishes a very happy birthday to John Mark “Johnny” Galecki and Kunal Nayyar; actors best known for their roles as Leonard Hofstadter and Rajesh Koothrappali on The Big Bang Theory.  (both born April 30th)

#swackettapp #peepoftheday #JohnnyGalecki #KunalNayyar #BigBangTheory #YouBeenPeeped

Peep Artist:  Aaron Greer
Broadcast Date:  April 23, 2019

Swackett Peep of the Day :: George Reeves

George Reeves you are Swackett’s Peep of the Day!

Swackett remembers George Reeves — the first actor to portray Superman on TV, appearing in the Adventures of Superman between 1952-58. Reeves also appeared in Gone with the Wind. (born January 5th)

Peep Artist:  Kurt Hess
Art Director: C. Scott Gilbert
Broadcast Date:  January 5, 2019