WPIX TV Ch.11 in NYC became the first tv station to air reruns of The Three Stooges films. Set against the backdrop of a amusement park funhouse. Radio/tv broadcaster and musical entertainer Joe Bolton would entertain and inform his viewers in between the screening of the films that featured Moe Howard, Larry Fine and Curly Howard. More often than not, The Three Stooges, Moe, Larry and Curly Joe De Rita, would make guest appearances on the program with Officer Joe. The Three Stooges Funhouse was seen Weekday evenings on WPIX TV From Monday September 8,1958 to Wednesday September 6,1961.