"Remembering Buckskin Bill," a 30-minute special, will air at 6:30 p.m. Friday on WAFB, Channel 9 (cable Channel 7).
William "Bill" Black, known as "Buckskin Bill," died Wednesday at 88.
As news of "Buckskin" Bill's death surfaced late Thursday, readers across the Baton Rouge of…
Black's children's shows, "Storyland" in the morning and "The Buckskin Bill Show" in the afternoon, aired weekdays on the Baton Rouge station from 1955 to 1988. Then, the show moved to Saturday mornings only, and was canceled a year later. Black retired from the station in 1990.
Also at 6:30 p.m. Friday, WBRZ will take an in-depth look at the I-10 widening through Baton Rouge, discussing the project with state and local leaders and assessing its impact for residents and commuters.
WBRZ, Channel 2, is on cable Channel 5.