The Sky At Night

Sir Patrick Moore (1923-2012) began presenting The Sky at Night in April 1957. Airing a new episode every month, the show continues to explore our solar system and beyond. It is the longest running science show on TV. Many famous people have appeared on The Sky at Night, among them: Harlow Shapley, Carl Sagan and Jocelyn Bell-Burnell. Many astronauts have also appeared, including Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin. Recordings of most of the early episodes no longer exist.


Aliases
  • BBC The Sky At Night
English русский язык
  • TheTVDB.com Series ID 80428
  • Status Continuing
  • First Aired April 24, 1957
  • Recent May 13, 2024
  • Airs Sunday, at 10:00pm
  • Network BBC Four
  • Average Runtime 30 minutes
  • Genres Documentary News
  • Original Country Great Britain
  • Original Language English
  • On Other Sites EIDR IMDB Official Website TheMovieDB.com
  • Episode Screenshot Format 16:9 Screencap
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  • Created February 4, 2008 by
    richdruitt
  • Modified May 3, 2024 by
    AddingStuffIsFun
Season From To Episodes
All Seasons
Specials February 2006 December 2019 7
Season 1957 April 1957 December 1957 9
Season 1958 January 1958 December 1958 12
Season 1959 January 1959 December 1959 13
Season 1960 January 1960 December 1960 13
Season 1961 January 1961 December 1961 12
Season 1962 January 1962 December 1962 12
Season 1963 January 1963 December 1963 14
Season 1964 January 1964 December 1964 13
Season 1965 January 1965 December 1965 13
Season 1966 January 1966 December 1966 14
Season 1967 January 1967 December 1967 13
Season 1968 December 1967 December 1968 14
Season 1969 January 1969 December 1969 16
Season 1970 January 1970 December 1970 15
Season 1971 January 1971 December 1971 13
Season 1972 January 1972 December 1972 13
Season 1973 January 1973 December 1973 14
Season 1974 January 1974 December 1974 13
Season 1975 January 1975 December 1975 13
Season 1976 January 1976 December 1976 13
Season 1977 January 1977 December 1977 13
Season 1978 January 1978 December 1978 13
Season 1979 January 1979 December 1979 14
Season 1980 January 1980 December 1980 13
Season 1981 January 1981 December 1981 13
Season 1982 January 1982 December 1982 13
Season 1983 January 1983 December 1983 13
Season 1984 January 1984 December 1984 13
Season 1985 January 1985 December 1985 13
Season 1986 January 1986 December 1986 13
Season 1987 January 1987 December 1987 13
Season 1988 January 1988 December 1988 13
Season 1989 January 1989 December 1989 13
Season 1990 January 1990 December 1990 13
Season 1991 January 1991 December 1991 13
Season 1992 January 1992 December 1992 13
Season 1993 January 1993 December 1993 13
Season 1994 January 1994 December 1994 13
Season 1995 January 1995 December 1995 13
Season 1996 January 1996 December 1996 14
Season 1997 January 1997 December 1997 12
Season 1998 January 1998 December 1998 13
Season 1999 January 1999 December 1999 13
Season 2000 January 2000 December 2000 13
Season 2001 January 2001 December 2001 13
Season 2002 January 2002 December 2002 13
Season 2003 January 2003 December 2003 12
Season 2004 January 2004 December 2004 12
Season 2005 January 2005 December 2005 13
Season 2006 January 2006 December 2006 14
Season 2007 January 2007 December 2007 14
Season 2008 January 2008 December 2008 12
Season 2009 January 2009 December 2009 13
Season 2010 January 2010 December 2010 12
Season 2011 January 2011 December 2011 12
Season 2012 January 2012 December 2012 12
Season 2013 January 2013 December 2013 12
Season 2014 February 2014 December 2014 11
Season 2015 January 2015 December 2015 11
Season 2016 February 2016 December 2016 10
Season 2017 January 2017 December 2017 10
Season 2018 January 2018 December 2018 11
Season 2019 January 2019 December 2019 11
Season 2020 January 2020 December 2020 10
Season 2021 January 2021 December 2021 10
Season 2022 January 2022 November 2022 9
Season 2023 April 2023 November 2023 8
Season 2024 April 2024 May 2024 2
Unassigned Episodes 1
Season From To Episodes
Specials 0
Unassigned Episodes 850
Absolute ordering places all episodes in a single ordered season. This is generally used for anime.
Season From To Episodes
Season 1 April 1957 July 2020 1576
Unassigned Episodes 35
Name Number of Episodes Dates
Chris Lintott 10 04/14/2019 - 07/11/2021
Maggie Aderin-Pocock 8 04/14/2019 - 07/11/2021
Patrick Moore 6 12/24/1969 - 09/03/2012
Pete Lawrence 6 04/14/2019 - 01/17/2021
Name Number of Episodes Dates
Paul Vanezis 7 10/05/2009 - 07/05/2010
Jane Fletcher 2 02/09/2010 - 03/08/2010
Angel Li 1 01/17/2021
Paul Vanesis 1 02/27/2006
Michael Brooke 1 12/24/1969
David Symonds 1 03/06/2011

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