In 1967, at the dawn of the full-color era of television, a problem arose. The Beatles' popular black-and-white movie, "A Hard Day's Night," was slated to make its broadcast debut.
"Oh, no! We're the "Living Color" network! The picture is in black-and-white!"
Solution: The NBC Peacock was given the night off and the film was proceeded by The NBC Penguin.
I am not making this up. Here's the video.