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Broadcasting - Historical Events
Date Event
1906-10-25

US inventor Lee de Forest patents "Audion", a 3-diode amplification valve which proved a pioneering development in radio & broadcasting

1908-05-12

Wireless Radio Broadcasting is patented by Nathan B Stubblefield

1920-08-20

1st US commercial radio station, 8MK (WWJ), Detroit begins daily broadcasting

1921-10-01

WJZ, Newark NJ begins broadcasting

1922-02-15

Marconi begins regular broadcasting transmissions from Essex

1922-03-02

WBAP-AM, Fort Worth Texas, begins broadcasting

1922-05-02

WBAP-AM begins broadcasting from Fort Worth, Texas

1922-07-25

AT&T begins broadcasting on WBAY (NYC-later WEAF, WNBC, WRCA & WFAN)

1922-10-18

British Broadcasting Company (BBC) founded (later called British Broadcasting Corporation)

1923-12-04

WEAF radio begins broadcasting Eveready Hour (variety show)

1924-02-05

The Royal Greenwich Observatory begin broadcasting the hourly time signals known as the Greenwich Time Signal or the "BBC pips".

1924-10-12

Sokolnicheskaya Radio begins broadcasting from Moscow

1926-08-20

Japan's public broadcasting company, Nippon Hōsō Kyōkai(NHK) is established.

1926-09-09

National Broadcasting Co created by Radio Corporation of America

1926-09-09

The U.S. National Broadcasting Company formed.

1926-10-09

NBC (National Broadcasting Corporation) forms

1927-09-18

The Columbia Broadcasting System goes on the air. with 18 stations (and WOR as NYC affiliate)

1928-01-01

Algemeene Vereeniging Radio Omroep (AVRO) begins broadcasting (Neth)

1928-07-02

The Jenkins Television Corporation (owned by Charles Jenkins) goes on air with W3XK, the first television broadcasting station in the USA

1929-10-24

Rudy Vallee's "The Fleishmann's Yeast Hour" begins broadcasting on NBC radio

1931-02-12

Vatican Radio begins broadcasting with the callsign HVJ

1931-10-30

W2XB TV channel 1 in NYC, NY (NBC) begins broadcasting

1932-12-19

British Broadcasting Corp begins transmitting overseas

1935-04-20

"Your Hit Parade" begins broadcasting (becomes #1 quickly)

1935-06-11

Inventor Edwin Armstrong gives the first public demonstration of FM broadcasting in the United States, at Alpine, New Jersey.

1936-11-02

The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation is established.

1940-07-28

Radio Orange, London begins broadcasting

1940-09-04

CBS begins broadcasting TV as station W2XAB

1941-03-29

WPAT radio in NJ begins broadcasting (country music format)

1941-07-01

WCBW (now WCBS) TV channel 2 in NY, NY (CBS) begins broadcasting

1941-07-01

WNBT TV (W2XBS, Now WNBC) channel 4 in NYC (NBC) begins broadcasting

1941-09-03

KYW TV channel 3 in Philadelphia, PA (NBC) begins broadcasting

1942-02-24

Voice of America begins broadcasting (in German)

1942-09-18

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation authorized for radio service

1943-11-23

British Forces Broadcasting Service begins operation

1945-04-18

Clandestine Radio 1212, after broadcasting pro-nazi propoganda for months used their influence to trap 350,000 German army group B troops

1945-05-01

Radio Budapest, Hungary re-enters shortwave broadcasting after WW II

1947-01-01

WTTG TV channel 5 in Washington, DC (MET) begins broadcasting

1947-01-22

KTLA TV channel 5 in Los Angeles, CA (IND) begins broadcasting

1947-02-08

KSD (now KSDK) TV channel 5 in St Louis, MO (NBC) begins broadcasting

1947-02-17

Voice of America begins broadcasting to USSR

1947-03-04

WWJ (now WDIV) TV channel 4 in Detroit, MI (NBC) begins broadcasting

1947-06-27

WRC TV channel 4 in Washington DC (NBC) begins broadcasting

1947-09-13

WPVI TV channel 6 in Philadelphia, PA (ABC) begins broadcasting

1947-10-27

WMAR TV channel 2 in Baltimore, MD (NBC) begins broadcasting

1947-12-17

WEWS TV channel 5 in Cleveland, OH (ABC) begins broadcasting

1948-02-09

WLWT TV channel 5 in Cincinnati, OH (NBC) begins broadcasting

1948-03-11

WBAL TV channel 11 in Baltimore, MD (CBS) begins broadcasting

1948-03-15

WCAU TV channel 10 in Philadelphia, PA (CBS) begins broadcasting

1948-03-18

Philips begin experimental TV broadcasting

1948-04-05

WGN TV channel 9 in Chicago, IL (IND) begins broadcasting

1948-04-22

WTVR TV channel 6 in Richmond, VA (CBS) begins broadcasting

1948-05-14

WBEN (now WIVB) TV channel 4 in Buffalo, NY (CBS) begins broadcasting

1948-06-09

WBZ TV channel 4 in Boston, MA (NBC) begins broadcasting

1948-06-15

WPIX TV channel 11 in NYC, NY (IND) begins broadcasting

1948-06-15

WTNH TV channel 8 in New Haven, CT (ABC) begins broadcasting

1948-06-21

WNAC (now KNEV) TV channel 7 in Boston, MA (CBS) begins broadcasting

1948-07-21

WSPD TV channel 13 in Toledo, OH (NBC) begins broadcasting

1948-08-10

WABC TV channel 7 in New York, NY (ABC) begins broadcasting

1948-09-17

WLS TV channel 7 in Chicago, IL (ABC) begins broadcasting

1948-09-28

WBAP-TV, (NBC affiliate) Fort Worth Texas, begins broadcasting

1948-09-29

WSB TV channel 2 in Atlanta, GA (ABC) begins broadcasting

1948-10-06

KHJ TV channel 9 in Los Angeles, CA (IND) begins broadcasting

1948-10-09

WXYZ TV channel 7 in Detroit, MI (ABC) begins broadcasting

1948-10-24

WJBK TV channel 2 in Detroit, MI (CBS) begins broadcasting

1948-11-02

WJZ TV channel 13 in Baltimore, MD (ABC) begins broadcasting

1948-11-24

WAVE TV channel 3 in Louisville, KY (NBC) begins broadcasting

1948-11-25

KING TV channel 5 in Seattle, WA (NBC) begins broadcasting

1948-11-29

KOB TV channel 4 in Albuquerque, NM (NBC) begins broadcasting

1948-12-11

WHEN (now WTVH) TV channel 5 in Syracuse, NY (CBS) begins broadcasting

1948-12-11

WMC TV channel 5 in Memphis, TN (NBC) begins broadcasting

1948-12-18

WDSU TV channel 6 in New Orleans, LA (NBC) begins broadcasting

1948-12-22

KPIX TV channel 5 in San Francisco, CA (CBS) begins broadcasting

1949-01-01

KPRC TV channel 2 in Houston, TX (NBC) begins broadcasting

1949-01-01

KTTV TV channel 11 in Los Angeles, CA (MET) begins broadcasting

1949-01-02

KDKA TV channel 2 in Pittsburgh, PA (CBS) begins broadcasting

1949-01-26

WHIO TV channel 7 in Dayton, OH (CBS) begins broadcasting

1949-03-08

WAGA TV channel 5 in Atlanta, GA (CBS) begins broadcasting

1949-03-08

WBAP-FM, Fort Worth Texas, begins broadcasting

1949-03-15

WICU TV channel 12 in Erie, PA (NBC) begins broadcasting

1949-03-15

WLWD (now WDTN) TV channel 2 in Dayton, OH (NBC) begins broadcasting

1949-03-16

KFMB TV channel 8 in San Diego, CA (CBS) begins broadcasting

1949-03-18

WGAL TV channel 8 in Lancaster, PA (NBC) begins broadcasting

1949-03-21

WTVJ TV channel 4 in Miami, FL (NBC/CBS) begins broadcasting

1949-04-03

WLWS (now WCMH) TV channel 4 in Columbus, OH (NBC) begins broadcasting

1949-04-04

WKRC TV channel 12 in Cincinnati, OH (ABC) begins broadcasting

1949-05-05

KGO TV channel 7 in San Francisco, CA (ABC) begins broadcasting

1949-05-30

WRTV TV channel 6 in Indianapolis, IN (ABC) begins broadcasting

1949-06-01

KSL TV channel 5 in Salt Lake City, UT (CBS) begins broadcasting

1949-06-14

WROC TV channel 8 in Rochester, NY (NBC) begins broadcasting

1949-07-01

WBRC TV channel 6 in Birmingham, AL (ABC) begins broadcasting

1949-07-01

WCCO TV channel 4 in Minneapolis-St Paul, MN (CBS) begins broadcasting

1949-07-10

WJAR TV channel 10 in Providence, RI (NBC) begins broadcasting

1949-07-15

WBTV TV channel 3 in Charlotte, NC (CBS) begins broadcasting

1949-07-26

WCPO TV channel 9 in Cincinnati, OH (CBS) begins broadcasting

1949-07-29

BBC radio begins broadcasting

1949-08-15

WOTV TV channel 8 in Grand Rapids, MI (NBC) begins broadcasting

1949-08-30

WTVN (now WSYX) TV channel 6 in Columbus, OH (ABC) begins broadcasting

1949-09-01

KMTV TV channel 3 in Omaha, NB (CBS/NBC) begins broadcasting

1949-09-15

WJAC TV channel 6 in Johnstown, PA (NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting

1949-09-15

WJXT TV channel 4 in Jacksonville, FL (CBS) begins broadcasting

1949-09-16

KABC TV channel 7 in Los Angeles, CA (ABC) begins broadcasting

1949-09-17

WFAA TV channel 8 in Dallas-Fort Worth, TX (ABC) begins broadcasting

1949-10-05

WBNS TV channel 10 in Columbus, OH (CBS) begins broadcasting

1949-10-16

WDAF TV channel 4 in Kansas City, MO (NBC) begins broadcasting

1949-11-15

KRON TV channel 4 in San Francisco, CA (NBC) begins broadcasting

1949-11-30

KOTV TV channel 6 in Tulsa, OK (CBS) begins broadcasting

1949-12-01

WBNG TV channel 12 in Binghamton, NY (CBS) begins broadcasting

1949-12-01

WKTV TV channel 2 in Utica, NY (NBC) begins broadcasting

1949-12-19

WJW TV channel 8 in Cleveland, OH (CBS) begins broadcasting

1950-02-15

KENS TV channel 5 in San Antonio, TX (CBS) begins broadcasting

1950-02-15

WSYR (now WSTM) TV channel 3 in Syracuse, NY (NBC) begins broadcasting

1950-02-21

WOI TV channel 5 in Ames-Des Moines, IA (ABC/PBS) begins broadcasting

1950-03-27

WHAS TV channel 11 in Louisville, KY (CBS) begins broadcasting

1950-04-02

WTAR (now WTKR) TV channel 3 in Norfolk, VA (CBS) begins broadcasting

1950-05-01

WJIM (now WLNS) TV channel 6 in Lansing, MI (CBS) begins broadcasting

1950-07-01

WHBF TV channel 4 in Rock Island, IL (CBS) begins broadcasting

1950-09-30

WSM TV channel 4 in Nashville, TN (NBC) begins broadcasting

1952-07-18

KWGN TV channel 2 in Denver, CO (IND) begins broadcasting

1952-09-20

KPTV TV channel 12 in Portland, OR (IND) begins broadcasting

1952-10-12

KBTV (now KUSA) TV channel 9 in Denver, CO (ABC) begins broadcasting

1952-11-13

KLBK TV channel 13 in Lubbock, TX (CBS) begins broadcasting

1952-11-27

KTBC TV channel 7 in Austin, TX (CBS) begins broadcasting

1952-12-10

WSLS TV channel 10 in Roanoke, VA (NBC) begins broadcasting

1952-12-14

KROD (now KDBC) TV channel 4 in El Paso, TX (CBS) begins broadcasting

1952-12-15

KHON TV channel 2 in Honolulu, HI (NBC) begins broadcasting

1952-12-20

KHQ TV channel 6 in Spokane, WA (NBC) begins broadcasting

1952-12-21

WSBT TV channel 22 in South Bend, IN (CBS) begins broadcasting

1952-12-22

WSBA (now WPMT) TV channel 43 in York, PA (IND) begins broadcasting

1953-01-04

KTSM TV channel 9 in El Paso, TX (NBC) begins broadcasting

1953-01-06

WKBN TV channel 27 in Youngstown, OH (CBS) begins broadcasting

1953-01-13

KOLD TV channel 13 in Tucson, AZ (CBS) begins broadcasting

1953-01-14

WALA TV channel 10 in Mobile, AL (NBC) begins broadcasting

1953-01-16

KXLY TV channel 4 in Spokane, WA (ABC/CBS) begins broadcasting

1953-01-25

WABI TV channel 5 in Bangor, ME (CBS) begins broadcasting

1953-01-28

WJTV TV channel 12 in Jackson, MS (CBS) begins broadcasting

1953-02-01

WEEK TV channel 25 in Peoria, IL (NBC) begins broadcasting

1953-02-18

KOLN TV channel 10 in Lincoln, NB (CBS) begins broadcasting

1953-03-01

KAUZ TV channel 6 in Wichita Falls, TX (CBS) begins broadcasting

1953-03-01

WTAJ TV channel 10 in Altoona, PA (CBS) begins broadcasting

1953-03-08

KSWO TV channel 7 in Lawton, OK (ABC) begins broadcasting

1953-03-08

WFMJ TV channel 21 in Youngstown, OH (NBC) begins broadcasting

1953-03-14

KOLR TV channel 10 in Springfield, MO (CBS) begins broadcasting

1953-03-17

WBAY TV channel 2 in Green Bay, WI (CBS) begins broadcasting

1953-03-17

WWLP TV channel 22 in Springfield, MA (NBC) begins broadcasting

1953-03-18

KGNC (now KAMR) TV channel 4 in Amarillo, TX (NBC) begins broadcasting

1953-03-28

KCAU TV channel 9 in Sioux City, IA (ABC) begins broadcasting

1953-04-01

KXMC TV channel 13 in Minot, ND (CBS/ABC) begins broadcasting

1953-04-04

KFDA TV channel 10 in Amarillo, TX (CBS) begins broadcasting

1953-04-05

WEYI TV channel 25 in Saginaw, MI (CBS) begins broadcasting

1953-04-12

KFDX TV channel 3 in Wichita Falls, TX (NBC) begins broadcasting

1953-04-15

WHP TV channel 21 in Harrisburg, PA (CBS) begins broadcasting

1953-04-16

WAND TV channel 17 in Decatur, IL (ABC) begins broadcasting

1953-04-19

WAFB TV channel 9 in Baton Rouge, LA (CBS) begins broadcasting

1953-04-23

KTAR (now KPNX) TV channel 12 in Phoenix, AZ (NBC) begins broadcasting

1953-04-23

WCOV TV channel 20 in Montgomery, AL (IND/CBS) begins broadcasting

1953-05-03

WTVO TV channel 17 in Rockford, IL (NBC) begins broadcasting

1953-05-08

WIPB TV channel 49 in Muncie, IN (PBS) begins broadcasting

1953-05-10

KCBD TV channel 11 in Lubbock, TX (NBC) begins broadcasting

1953-05-12

KUHT TV channel 8 (PBS) in Houston, TX, begins broadcasting

1953-05-23

WHIZ TV channel 18 in Zanesville, OH (NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting

1953-06-01

KMJ (now KSEE) TV channel 24 in Fresno, CA (NBC) begins broadcasting

1953-06-01

WDAY TV channel 6 in Fargo, ND (ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting

1953-06-15

WLFI TV channel 18 in Lafayette, IN (CBS) begins broadcasting

1953-06-19

WCSC TV channel 5 in Charleston, SC (CBS) begins broadcasting

1953-06-24

KSWS (now KOBR) TV channel 8 in Roswell, NM (NBC) begins broadcasting

1953-06-29

XETV TV channel 6 in Tijuana-San Diego, CA (IND) begins broadcasting

1953-07-01

KLAS TV channel 8 in Las Vegas, NV (CBS) begins broadcasting

1953-07-05

WANC TV channel 21 in Asheville, NC (IND) begins broadcasting

1953-07-12

KTVB TV channel 7 in Boise, ID (NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting

1953-07-19

KIMA TV channel 29 in Yakima, WA (CBS) begins broadcasting

1953-07-19

WAKR (now WAKC) TV channel 23 in Akron, OH (ABC) begins broadcasting

1953-07-24

KEYT TV channel 3 in Santa Barbara, CA (ABC) begins broadcasting

1953-08-01

KMBC TV channel 9 in Kansas City, MO (MET/ABC) begins broadcasting

1953-08-01

KOBI TV channel 5 in Medford, OR (NBC) begins broadcasting

1953-08-02

KCPQ TV channel 13 in Tacoma-Seattle, WA (IND) begins broadcasting

1953-08-14

KXLF TV channel 4 in Butte, MT (CBS/ABC) begins broadcasting

1953-08-23

KBAK TV channel 29 in Bakersfield, CA (ABC) begins broadcasting

1953-08-29

KHSL TV channel 12 in Chico, CA (CBS) begins broadcasting

1953-08-31

KRBC TV channel 9 in Abilene, TX (NBC) begins broadcasting

1953-09-04

WGEM TV channel 10 in Quincy-Hannibal, IL (NBC) begins broadcasting

1953-09-09

KGTV TV channel 10 in San Diego, CA (ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting

1953-09-09

WFIE TV channel 14 in Evansville, IN (NBC) begins broadcasting

1953-09-11

KSBW TV channel 8 in Salinas-Monterey, CA (NBC) begins broadcasting

1953-09-11

WEHT TV channel 25 in Evansville, IN (CBS) begins broadcasting

1953-09-15

KVOA TV channel 4 in Tucson, AZ (NBC) begins broadcasting

1953-09-15

WVEC TV channel 13 in Hampton-Norfolk, VA (ABC) begins broadcasting

1953-09-23

KHQA TV channel 7 in Hannibal-Quincy, MO (CBS) begins broadcasting

1953-09-26

KERO TV channel 23 in Bakersfield, CA (CBS/NBC) begins broadcasting

1953-09-27

KNOE TV channel 8 in Monroe-West Monroe, LA (CBS) begins broadcasting

1953-09-27

KOLO TV channel 8 in Reno, NV (ABC/CBS) begins broadcasting

1953-09-27

KQTV TV channel 2 in Saint Joseph, MO (ABC) begins broadcasting

1953-09-27

WHBQ TV channel 13 in Memphis, TN (ABC) begins broadcasting

1953-09-27

WMAZ TV channel 13 in Macon, GA (CBS/ABC) begins broadcasting

1953-09-27

WTOK TV channel 11 in Meridian, MS (ABC/CBS) begins broadcasting

1953-09-28

KOAT TV channel 7 in Albuquerque, NM (ABC/PBS) begins broadcasting

1953-09-30

WICS TV channel 20 in Springfield, IL (NBC) begins broadcasting

1953-10-01

KJEO TV channel 47 in Fresno, CA (CBS/ABC) begins broadcasting

1953-10-01

KYTV TV channel 3 in Springfield, MO (NBC) begins broadcasting

1953-10-01

WATE TV channel 6 in Knoxville, TN (ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting

1953-10-01

WREX TV channel 13 in Rockford, IL (ABC) begins broadcasting

1953-10-03

KGGM TV channel 13 in Albuquerque, NM (CBS) begins broadcasting

1953-10-06

WTVM TV channel 9 in Columbus, GA (ABC) begins broadcasting

1953-10-14

WTEN TV channel 10 in Albany, NY (ABC) begins broadcasting

1953-10-15

KOIN TV channel 6 in Portland, OR (CBS) begins broadcasting

1953-10-18

WLJT TV channel 11 in Lexington, TN (PBS) begins broadcasting

1953-10-18

WTVK TV channel 26 in Knoxville, TN (NBC) begins broadcasting

1953-10-20

WRAU (now WHOI) TV channel 19 in Peoria, IL (ABC) begins broadcasting

1953-10-24

KOOL (now KTSP) TV channel 10 in Phoenix, AZ (CBS) begins broadcasting

1953-10-25

KIEM TV channel 3 in Eureka, CA (NBC/CBS/ABC) begins broadcasting

1953-10-31

TV broadcasting begins in Belgium

1953-11-01

KCEN TV channel 6 in Temple-Waco, TX (NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting

1953-11-01

KMGH TV channel 7 in Denver, CO (CBS) begins broadcasting

1953-11-01

WHEC TV channel 10 in Rochester, NY (CBS) begins broadcasting

1953-11-07

WIS TV channel 10 in Columbia, SC (NBC) begins broadcasting

1953-11-09

KTVQ TV channel 2 in Billings, MT (CBS/NBC) begins broadcasting

1953-11-14

WCIA TV channel 3 in Champaign, IL (CBS) begins broadcasting

1953-11-15

WIBW TV channel 13 in Topeka, KS (CBS/ABC) begins broadcasting

1953-11-15

WRBL TV channel 3 in Columbus, GA (CBS) begins broadcasting

1953-11-21

WKJG TV channel 33 in Ft Wayne, IN (NBC) begins broadcasting

1953-11-23

WJBF TV channel 6 in Augusta, GA (ABC) begins broadcasting

1953-11-26

KBOI (now KBCI) TV channel 2 in Boise, ID (CBS) begins broadcasting

1953-11-26

WJHL TV channel 11 in Johnson City, TN (CBS) begins broadcasting

1953-11-29

WSIX TV channel 8 in Nashville, TN (ABC) begins broadcasting

1953-12-01

WCSH TV channel 6 in Portland, ME (NBC) begins broadcasting

1953-12-07

WCCB TV channel 18 in Charlotte, NC (IND/ABC) begins broadcasting

1953-12-10

KOMO TV channel 4 in Seattle, WA (ABC) begins broadcasting

1953-12-13

KOAM TV channel 7 in Pittsburg-Joplin, KS (CBS) begins broadcasting

1953-12-15

WJHG TV channel 7 in Panama City, FL (NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting

1953-12-18

KATV TV channel 7 in Little Rock, AR (ABC) begins broadcasting

1953-12-18

KMID TV channel 2 in Midland & Odessa, TX (ABC) begins broadcasting

1953-12-19

KFYR TV channel 5 in Bismarck, ND (NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting

1953-12-20

KID (now KIDK) TV channel 3 in Idaho Falls, ID (CBS) 1st broadcasting

1953-12-20

KWTV TV channel 9 in Oklahoma City, OK (CBS) begins broadcasting

1953-12-21

KOMU TV channel 8 in Columbia, MO (NBC/PBS) begins broadcasting

1953-12-24

KHOL (now KHGI) TV channel 13 in Kearney, NB (ABC) begins broadcasting

1953-12-24

KOA (now KCNC) TV channel 4 in Denver, CO (NBC) begins broadcasting

1953-12-28

WLBT TV channel 3 in Jackson, MS (NBC) begins broadcasting

1954-01-01

KSLA TV channel 12 in Shreveport, LA (CBS) begins broadcasting

1954-01-13

WEAR TV channel 3 in Pensacola-Mobile, FL (ABC) begins broadcasting

1954-02-05

WCDC TV channel 19 in Adams, MA (ABC) begins broadcasting

1954-02-14

WTOC TV channel 11 in Savannah, GA (CBS) begins broadcasting

1954-02-15

WRDW TV channel 12 in Augusta, GA (CBS) begins broadcasting

1954-02-16

WNEM TV channel 5 in Bay City, MI (NBC) begins broadcasting

1954-03-09

WMUR TV channel 9 in Manchester, NH (ABC) begins broadcasting

1954-03-15

WSJV TV channel 28 in Elkhart-South Bend, IN (ABC) begins broadcasting

1954-03-21

KFBB TV channel 5 in Great Falls, MT (ABC/CBS/NBC) begins broadcasting

1954-03-28

WKAQ TV channel 2 in San Juan, PR (TM) begins broadcasting

1954-04-01

WQED TV channel 13 in Pittsburgh, PA (PBS) begins broadcasting

1954-04-07

WALB TV channel 10 in Albany, GA (NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting

1954-04-09

WECT TV channel 6 in Wilmington, NC (NBC/CBS) begins broadcasting

1954-04-10

KRGV TV channel 5 in Weslaco, TX (ABC) begins broadcasting

1954-04-15

KARK TV channel 4 in Little Rock, AR (NBC) begins broadcasting

1954-04-15

WHO TV channel 13 in Des Moines, IA (NBC) begins broadcasting

1954-04-16

KVAL TV channel 13 in Eugene, OR (CBS) begins broadcasting

1954-04-24

WSEE TV channel 35 in Erie, PA (CBS) begins broadcasting

1954-04-25

WDEF TV channel 12 in Chattanooga, TN (CBS) begins broadcasting

1954-05-01

WAPA TV channel 4 in San Juan, PR (NBC/SFN) begins broadcasting

1954-05-03

KTEN TV channel 10 in Ada-Ardmore, OK (ABC) begins broadcasting

1954-05-03

WHA TV channel 21 in Madison, WI (PBS) begins broadcasting

1954-05-22

KREX TV channel 5 in Grand Junction, CO (CBS) begins broadcasting

1954-06-10

KQED TV channel 9 in SF, CA (PBS) begins broadcasting

1954-06-10

PBS reaches SF: KQED (Channel 9) starts broadcasting

1954-07-01

WDBO (now WCPX) TV channel 6 in Orlando, FL (CBS) begins broadcasting

1954-07-06

KMOS TV channel 6 in Sedalia-Warrensburg, MO (PBS) begins broadcasting

1954-07-15

KOCO TV channel 5 in Oklahoma City, OK (ABC) begins broadcasting

1954-07-15

WBOC TV channel 16 in Salisbury, MD (CBS/NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting

1954-07-22

WTHI TV channel 10 in Terre Haute, IN (CBS) begins broadcasting

1954-07-26

WCET TV channel 48 in Cincinnati, OH (PBS) begins broadcasting

1954-08-01

WKBT TV channel 8 in La Crosse, WI (CBS) begins broadcasting

1954-08-06

WLAC (now WTVF) TV channel 5 in Nashville (CBS) begins broadcasting

1954-08-22

WPTV TV channel 5 in Palm Beach, FL (NBC) begins broadcasting

1954-09-02

WTVD TV channel 11 in Raleigh-Durham, NC (ABC) begins broadcasting

1954-09-10

WLUK TV channel 11 in Green Bay, WI (NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting

1954-09-11

KXJB TV channel 4 in Valley City (Fargo) (NBC) begins broadcasting

1954-09-12

WLBZ TV channel 2 in Bangor, ME (NBC) begins broadcasting

1954-09-13

WPBN TV channel 7 in Traverse City, MI (NBC) begins broadcasting

1954-09-16

CKLW TV channel 9 in Windsor, ON (CBC) begins broadcasting

1954-09-18

KTUL TV channel 8 in Tulsa, OK (ABC) begins broadcasting

1954-09-20

KETC TV channel 9 in Saint Louis, MO (PBS) begins broadcasting

1954-09-25

WCBD TV channel 2 in Charleston, SC (ABC) begins broadcasting

1954-09-26

KODE TV channel 12 in Joplin, MO (ABC) begins broadcasting

1954-09-26

KUTV TV channel 2 in Salt Lake City, UT (NBC) begins broadcasting

1954-09-26

WANE TV channel 15 in Fort Wayne, IN (CBS) begins broadcasting

1954-09-26

WCAX TV channel 3 in Burlington, VT (CBS) begins broadcasting

1954-09-29

KALB TV channel 5 in Alexandria, LA (NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting

1954-10-03

KFVS TV channel 12 in Cape Girardeau, MO (CBS) begins broadcasting

1954-10-09

KTIV TV channel 4 in Sioux City, IA (NBC) begins broadcasting

1954-10-15

KLTV TV channel 7 in Tyler-Longview, TX (ABC) begins broadcasting

1954-10-18

WBTW TV channel 13 in Florence, SC (CBS/ABC) begins broadcasting

1954-10-19

KAKE TV channel 10 in Wichita, KS (ABC) begins broadcasting

1954-10-23

WSAU TV channel 7 in Wausau, WI (CBS) begins broadcasting

1954-10-27

WISN TV channel 12 in Milwaukee, WI (ABC) begins broadcasting

1954-10-31

KREM TV channel 2 in Spokane, WA (CBS/ABC) begins broadcasting

1954-11-01

KUON TV channel 12 in Lincoln, NB (PBS) begins broadcasting

1954-11-20

KTRK TV channel 13 in Houston, TX (ABC) begins broadcasting

1954-12-05

KTEW (now KJRH) TV channel 2 in Tulsa, OK (NBC) begins broadcasting

1954-12-07

KCTS TV channel 9 in Seattle, WA (PBS) begins broadcasting

1954-12-08

WPTZ TV channel 5 in Plattsburgh, NY (NBC) begins broadcasting

1954-12-14

WOAY TV channel 4 in Oak Hill-Beckley, WV (ABC) begins broadcasting

1954-12-17

WEAU TV channel 13 in Eau Claire, WI (NBC) begins broadcasting

1954-12-25

WSFA TV channel 12 in Montgomery, AL (NBC) begins broadcasting

1955-01-07

WCIQ TV channel 7 in Mt Cheaha, AL (PBS) begins broadcasting

1955-01-08

WUNC TV channel 4 in Chapel Hill, NC (PBS) begins broadcasting

1955-02-12

WTVY TV channel 4 in Dothan, AL (CBS) begins broadcasting

1955-02-13

KRCG TV channel 13 in Jefferson City, MO (CBS) begins broadcasting

1955-02-17

KTVF TV channel 11 in Fairbanks, AK (CBS/ABC) begins broadcasting

1955-03-05

WBBJ TV channel 7 in Jackson, TN (ABC) begins broadcasting

1955-03-15

WLEX TV channel 18 in Lexington, KY (NBC) begins broadcasting

1955-03-20

KXTV TV channel 10 in Sacramento, CA (CBS) begins broadcasting

1955-03-27

WPRI TV channel 12 in Providence, RI (ABC) begins broadcasting

1955-04-14

WBRZ TV channel 2 in Baton Rouge, LA (ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting

1955-04-24

KFDM TV channel 6 in Beaumont, TX (CBS) begins broadcasting

1955-04-24

KMAU (now KGMV) TV channel 3 in Wailuku, HI (CBS) begins broadcasting

1955-04-28

WBIQ TV channel 10 in Birmingham, AL (PBS) begins broadcasting

1955-05-02

WGBH TV channel 2 in Boston, MA (PBS) begins broadcasting

1955-05-15

KPUA (now KGMD) TV channel 9 in Hilo, HI (CBS) begins broadcasting

1955-05-21

WFRV TV channel 5 in Green Bay, WI (ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting

1955-05-30

KMVT TV channel 11 in Twin Falls, ID (CBS/NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting

1955-06-03

KLFY TV channel 10 in Lafayette, LA (CBS) begins broadcasting

1955-06-10

KWEX TV channel 41 in San Antonio, TX (IND) begins broadcasting

1955-07-01

KOTA TV channel 3 in Rapid City, SD (ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting

1955-07-15

WNDU TV channel 16 in South Bend, IN (NBC) begins broadcasting

1955-08-01

WILL TV channel 12 in Urbana-Champaign, IL (PBS) begins broadcasting

1955-08-12

WPBT TV channel 2 in Miami, FL (PBS) begins broadcasting

1955-08-31

KTRE TV channel 9 in Lufkin, TX (ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting

1955-09-01

KARD (now KSNW) TV channel 3 in Wichita, KS (NBC) begins broadcasting

1955-09-02

KCRA TV channel 3 in Sacramento, CA (NBC) begins broadcasting

1955-09-03

KTBS TV channel 3 in Shreveport, LA (ABC) begins broadcasting

1955-09-05

WKRG TV channel 5 in Mobile, AL (CBS) begins broadcasting

1955-09-05

WTTW TV channel 11 in Chicago, IL (PBS) begins broadcasting

1955-09-11

KTVT TV channel 11 in Fort Worth-Dallas, TX (IND) begins broadcasting

1955-09-12

KNTV TV channel 11 in San Jose, CA (ABC) begins broadcasting

1955-09-28

WITN TV channel 7 in Washington, NC (NBC) begins broadcasting

1955-10-01

WORA TV channel 5 in Mayaguez, PR (TCI) begins broadcasting

1955-10-03

WDBJ TV channel 7 in Roanoke, VA (CBS) begins broadcasting

1955-10-03

WTVS TV channel 56 in Detroit, MI (PBS) begins broadcasting

1955-10-22

WWNY TV channel 7 in Carthage-Watertown, NY (CBS) begins broadcasting

1955-11-19

KXMB TV channel 12 in Bismarck, ND (CBS/ABC) begins broadcasting

1955-11-21

KTVO TV channel 3 in Ottumwa-Kirksville, IA (ABC) begins broadcasting

1955-11-28

KMVI (now WMAU) TV channel 12 in Wailuku, HI (IND) begins broadcasting

1955-11-28

KTHV TV channel 11 in Little Rock, AR (CBS) begins broadcasting

1955-12-03

KTVE TV channel 10 in Monroe-El Dorado, LA (NBC) begins broadcasting

1956-01-01

KHAS TV channel 5 in Hastings, NB (NBC) begins broadcasting

1956-01-01

KOSA TV channel 7 in Odessa, TX (CBS) begins broadcasting

1956-01-01

WREC (now WREG) TV channel 3 in Memphis, TN (CBS) begins broadcasting

1956-01-06

KGNS TV channel 8 in Laredo, TX (NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting

1956-01-15

KWAB TV channel 4 in Big Spring, TX (NBC) begins broadcasting

1956-01-30

KRMA TV channel 6 in Denver, CO (PBS) begins broadcasting

1956-01-30

KTXS TV channel 12 in Sweetwater-Abilene, TX (ABC) begins broadcasting

1956-02-01

WSAV TV channel 3 in Savannah, GA (NBC) begins broadcasting

1956-02-20

WOSU TV channel 34 in Columbus, OH (PBS) begins broadcasting

1956-04-01

KPIC TV channel 4 in Roseburg, OR (CBS) begins broadcasting

1956-04-13

KETA TV channel 13 in Oklahoma City, OK (PBS) begins broadcasting

1956-04-29

WLUC TV channel 6 in Marquette, MI (CBS/NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting

1956-04-29

WSPA TV channel 7 in G'ville-Spartanburg, SC (CBS) begins broadcasting

1956-04-29

WWBT TV channel 12 in Richmond, VA (NBC) begins broadcasting

1956-05-06

WRCB TV channel 3 in Chattanooga, TN (NBC) begins broadcasting

1956-05-10

KFSN TV channel 30 in Fresno, CA (ABC/CBS) begins broadcasting

1956-05-21

WITI TV channel 6 in Milwaukee, WI (CBS/ABC) begins broadcasting

1956-05-22

KRIS TV channel 6 in Corpus Christi, TX (NBC) begins broadcasting

1956-06-03

KGUN TV channel 9 in Tucson, AZ (ABC) begins broadcasting

1956-06-08

WDAM TV channel 7 in Laurel-Hattiesburg, MS (NBC) begins broadcasting

1956-06-24

WISC TV channel 3 in Madison, WI (CBS) begins broadcasting

1956-06-25

WKNO TV channel 10 in Memphis, TN (PBS) begins broadcasting

1956-07-13

WCBI TV channel 4 in Columbus, MS (CBS) begins broadcasting

1956-07-29

WCKT (now WSVN) TV channel 7 in Miami, FL (IND) begins broadcasting

1956-08-01

KRCR TV channel 7 in Redding-Chico, CA (ABC) begins broadcasting

1956-08-05

KUAM TV channel 8 in Agana, GU (CBS/ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting

1956-08-05

WCYB TV channel 5 in Bristol-Kingsport, VA (NBC) begins broadcasting

1956-08-12

KOTI TV channel 2 in Klamath Falls, OR (NBC/CBS) begins broadcasting

1956-08-13

WBIR TV channel 10 in Knoxville, TN (CBS) begins broadcasting

1956-08-21

WTVW TV channel 7 in Evansville, IN (ABC) begins broadcasting

1956-08-26

KREY TV channel 10 in Montrose, CO (CBS/NBC) begins broadcasting

1956-09-01

KELP (now KCOS) TV channel 13 in El Paso, TX (PBS) begins broadcasting

1956-12-15

KGW TV channel 8 in Portland, OR (NBC) begins broadcasting

1956-12-15

WRAL TV channel 5 in Raleigh-Durham, NC (CBS) begins broadcasting

1957-01-21

KSAT TV channel 12 in San Antonio, TX (ABC) begins broadcasting

1957-02-11

KUMV TV channel 8 in Williston, ND (NBC) begins broadcasting

1957-03-01

KTWO TV channel 2 in Casper, WY (NBC/ABC/CBS) begins broadcasting

1957-04-01

WYES TV channel 12 in New Orleans, LA (PBS) begins broadcasting

1957-04-15

KTVI TV channel 2 in Saint Louis, MO (ABC) begins broadcasting

1957-04-25

WUHY TV channel 35 in Philadelphia, PA (PBS) begins broadcasting

1957-04-28

WSOC TV channel 9 in Charlotte, NC (ABC) begins broadcasting

1957-05-22

KBTX TV channel 3 in Bryan, TX (CBS) begins broadcasting

1957-05-28

WPSD TV channel 6 in Paducah, KY (NBC) begins broadcasting

1957-07-24

KTVC TV channel 6 in Ensign, KS (CBS) begins broadcasting

1957-09-01

WAVY TV channel 10 in Portsmouth-Norfolk, VA (NBC) begins broadcasting

1957-09-01

WTLV TV channel 12 in Jacksonville, FL (ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting

1957-09-03

KTCA TV channel 2 in St Paul-Minneapolis, MN (PBS) begins broadcasting

1957-09-07

WWL TV channel 4 in New Orleans, LA (CBS) begins broadcasting

1957-09-17

KETV TV channel 7 in Omaha, NB (ABC) begins broadcasting

1957-09-23

WTIC TV channel 61 in Hartford, CT (CBS/FOX) begins broadcasting

1957-09-30

WKYT TV channel 27 in Lexington, KY (CBS) begins broadcasting

1957-10-07

KOAC TV channel 7 in Corvallis, OR (PBS) begins broadcasting

1957-10-27

WOWL TV channel 15 in Florence, AL (NBC/CBS) begins broadcasting

1957-10-27

WPTA TV channel 21 in Fort Wayne, IN (ABC) begins broadcasting

1957-10-28

WMVS TV channel 10 in Milwaukee, WI (PBS) begins broadcasting

1957-10-30

WYTV TV channel 33 in Youngstown, OH (ABC) begins broadcasting

1957-11-01

KVII TV channel 7 in Amarillo, TX (ABC) begins broadcasting

1957-11-01

KXGN TV channel 5 in Glendive, MT (CBS/NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting

1957-11-01

WICZ TV channel 40 in Binghamton, NY (NBC) begins broadcasting

1957-11-17

WBOY TV channel 12 in Clarksburg, WV (NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting

1957-11-26

WCVB TV channel 5 in Boston, MA (ABC) begins broadcasting

1958-01-01

WMBD TV channel 31 in Peoria, IL (CBS) begins broadcasting

1958-01-06

WIPR TV channel 6 in San Juan, PR (PBS) begins broadcasting

1958-01-20

KUED TV channel 7 in Salt Lake City, UT (PBS) begins broadcasting

1958-01-21

KMOT TV channel 10 in Minot, ND (NBC) begins broadcasting

1958-02-01

WFTV TV channel 9 in Orlando, FL (ABC) begins broadcasting

1958-02-02

WRIK (now WLUZ) TV channel 7 in Ponce, PR (PTC) begins broadcasting

1958-02-08

KIRO TV channel 7 in Seattle, WA (CBS) begins broadcasting

1958-02-11

WTVC TV channel 9 in Chattanooga, TN (ABC) begins broadcasting

1958-02-17

WETV (now WPBA) TV channel 30 in Atlanta, GA (PBS) begins broadcasting

1958-03-15

KULR TV channel 8 in Billings, MT (NBC/ABC/CBS) begins broadcasting

1958-04-01

KVIQ TV channel 6 in Eureka, CA (NBC/ABC/CBS) begins broadcasting

1958-05-05

KNME TV channel 5 in Albuquerque, NM (PBS) begins broadcasting

1958-07-01

The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation links television broadcasting across Canada via microwave.

1958-09-02

KAYS TV channel 7 in Hays, KS (CBS) begins broadcasting

1958-09-05

WKPC TV channel 15 in Louisville, KY (PBS) begins broadcasting

1958-09-10

WJCT TV channel 7 in Jacksonville, FL (PBS) begins broadcasting

1958-09-14

WTAE TV channel 4 in Pittsburgh, PA (ABC) begins broadcasting

1958-09-22

KTVK TV channel 3 in Phoenix, AZ (ABC) begins broadcasting

1958-10-05

KRTV TV channel 3 in Great Falls, MT (CBS) begins broadcasting

1958-10-08

KCMT TV channel 7 in Alexandria, MN (CBS/NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting

1958-10-12

WJRT TV channel 12 in Flint, MI (ABC) begins broadcasting

1958-10-27

WEDU TV channel 3 in Tampa-St Petersburg, FL (PBS) begins broadcasting

1958-11-10

WUFT TV channel 5 in Gainesville, FL (PBS) begins broadcasting

1958-11-17

KAII TV channel 7 in Wailuku, HI (NBC) begins broadcasting

1958-11-28

KCOO (now KABY) TV channel 9 in Aberdeen, SD (ABC) begins broadcasting

1958-11-30

WKBW TV channel 7 in Buffalo, NY (ABC) begins broadcasting

1958-12-02

KNOP TV channel 2 in North Platte, NB (NBC) begins broadcasting

1958-12-05

WTOL TV channel 11 in Toledo, OH (CBS) begins broadcasting

1959-01-12

KOED TV channel 11 in Tulsa, OK (PBS) begins broadcasting

1959-01-24

WHCT TV channel 18 in Hartford, CT (IND) begins broadcasting

1959-01-26

KOKH TV channel 25 in Oklahoma City, OK (IND/PBS) begins broadcasting

1959-02-01

WVUE TV channel 8 in New Orleans, LA (ABC) begins broadcasting

1959-02-23

KVIE TV channel 6 in Sacramento-Stockton, CA (PBS) begins broadcasting

1959-03-08

KUAT TV channel 6 in Tucson, AZ (PBS) begins broadcasting

1959-03-15

WILX TV channel 10 in Lansing, MI (NBC) begins broadcasting

1959-03-30

WNED TV channel 17 in Buffalo, NY (PBS) begins broadcasting

1959-04-14

KDIN TV channel 11 in Des Moines, IA (PBS) begins broadcasting

1959-04-24

WICD TV channel 15 in Champaign, IL (NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting

1959-04-28

KLOE TV channel 10 in Goodland, KS (CBS) begins broadcasting

1959-04-28

KPLR TV channel 11 in Saint Louis, MO (IND) begins broadcasting

1959-05-16

WTOM TV channel 4 in Cheboygan, MI (NBC) begins broadcasting

1959-07-01

WVTV TV channel 18 in Milwaukee, WI (IND) begins broadcasting

1959-07-06

WENH TV channel 11 in Durham, NH (PBS) begins broadcasting

1959-08-01

WAAY TV channel 31 in Huntsville, AL (ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting

1959-09-14

WQEX TV channel 16 in Pittsburgh, PA (PBS) begins broadcasting

1959-10-11

KTHI TV channel 11 in Fargo-Grand Forks, ND (NBC) begins broadcasting

1959-10-14

WMUB (now WPTO) TV channel 14 in Oxford, OH (PBS) begins broadcasting

1959-10-15

KNDO TV channel 23 in Yakima, WA (NBC) begins broadcasting

1960-02-29

KRET TV channel 23 in Richardson, TX (PBS) begins broadcasting

1960-03-17

WSLA (now WAKA) TV channel 8 in Selma, AL (CBS) begins broadcasting

1960-04-28

WIPM TV channel 3 in Mayaguez, PR (PBS) begins broadcasting

1960-05-15

KHVO TV channel 13 in Hilo, HI (ABC) begins broadcasting

1960-05-23

WGTV TV channel 8 in Athens-Atlanta, GA (PBS) begins broadcasting

1960-06-01

WDTV TV channel 5 in Clarksburg-Weston, WV (CBS) begins broadcasting

1960-07-12

XEWT TV channel 12 in Tijuana-San Diego, CA (IND) begins broadcasting

1960-09-14

KERA TV channel 13 in Dallas, TX (PBS) begins broadcasting

1960-09-20

WFSU TV channel 11 in Tallahassee, FL (PBS) begins broadcasting

1960-10-01

KCBY TV channel 11 in Coos Bay, OR (CBS) begins broadcasting

1960-10-05

KEYC TV channel 12 in Mankato, MN (CBS) begins broadcasting

1960-10-10

WGTE TV channel 30 in Toledo, OH (PBS) begins broadcasting

1960-10-19

KWCS (now KOOG) TV channel 30 in Ogden, UT (IND) begins broadcasting

1961-01-21

KIFI TV channel 8 in Idaho Falls, ID (NBC) begins broadcasting

1961-01-30

KAET TV channel 8 in Phoenix, AZ (PBS) begins broadcasting

1961-02-06

KOAP TV channel 10 in Portland, OR (PBS) begins broadcasting

1961-03-29

KCPT TV channel 19 in Kansas City, MO (PBS) begins broadcasting

1961-06-01

FM multiplex stereo broadcasting 1st heard

1961-06-18

KBMT TV channel 12 in Beaumont, TX (ABC) begins broadcasting

1961-07-05

KUSD TV channel 2 in Vermillion, SD (PBS) begins broadcasting

1961-07-22

WBNB TV channel 10 in Charlotte Amaile, VI (CBS) begins broadcasting

1961-09-16

WLKY TV channel 32 in Louisville, KY (ABC) begins broadcasting

1961-09-25

KTPS TV channel 62 in Tacoma, WA (PBS) begins broadcasting

1961-10-01

KGIN TV channel 11 in Grand Island, NB (CBS) begins broadcasting

1961-10-01

WOLO TV channel 25 in Columbia, SC (ABC) begins broadcasting

1961-10-01

WYAH TV channel 27 in Portsmouth, VA (IND) begins broadcasting

1961-10-02

WETA TV channel 26 in Washington, DC (PBS) begins broadcasting

1961-10-02

WHRO TV channel 15 in Hampton-Norfolk, VA (PBS) begins broadcasting

1961-10-03

KMED (now KTVL) TV channel 10 in Medford, OR (CBS) begins broadcasting

1961-11-13

WCBB TV channel 10 in Augusta, ME (PBS) begins broadcasting

1961-11-20

WPLG TV channel 10 in Miami, FL (ABC) begins broadcasting

1961-11-27

KHAW TV channel 11 in Hilo, HI (NBC) begins broadcasting

1961-12-04

WXGA TV channel 8 in Waycross, GA (PBS) begins broadcasting

1961-12-15

Equal access rule, political parties get TV broadcasting time

1961-12-18

KAIL TV channel 53 in Fresno, CA (IND) begins broadcasting

1961-12-23

KICU TV channel 43 in Visalia-Fresno, CA (IND) begins broadcasting

1962-02-08

KACB TV channel 3 in San Angelo, TX (NBC) begins broadcasting

1962-03-07

Beatles made their broadcasting debut on BBC radio

1962-03-15

KATU TV channel 2 in Portland, OR (ABC) begins broadcasting

1962-06-03

WBKO TV channel 13 in Bowling Green, KY (ABC) begins broadcasting

1962-06-15

WWUP TV channel 10 in Sault Ste Marie, MI (CBS) begins broadcasting

1962-06-26

WSEC (now WLRN) TV channel 17 in Miami, FL (PBS) begins broadcasting

1962-09-01

KATC TV channel 3 in Lafayette, LA (ABC) begins broadcasting

1962-09-09

WNYS (now WIXT) TV channel 9 in Syracuse, NY (ABC) begins broadcasting

1962-09-10

KLRN TV channel 9 in San Antonio, TX (PBS) begins broadcasting

1962-09-10

WDCN TV channel 8 in Nashville, TN (PBS) begins broadcasting

1962-09-11

KVCR TV channel 24 in San Bernardino, CA (PBS) begins broadcasting

1962-09-15

WOKR TV channel 13 in Rochester, NY (ABC) begins broadcasting

1962-09-24

KWSU TV channel 10 in Pullman, WA (PBS) begins broadcasting

1962-09-30

KCRL TV channel 4 in Reno, NV (NBC) begins broadcasting

1962-09-30

KMEX TV channel 34 in Los Angeles, CA (IND) begins broadcasting

1962-10-01

WEDH TV channel 24 in Hartford, CT (PBS) begins broadcasting

1962-10-15

WLOX TV channel 13 in Biloxi-Gulfport, MS (ABC) begins broadcasting

1962-10-16

KTXT TV channel 5 in Lubbock, TX (PBS) begins broadcasting

1962-10-23

WCIV TV channel 4 in Charleston, SC (NBC) begins broadcasting

1962-11-01

KYVE TV channel 47 in Yakima, WA (PBS) begins broadcasting

1962-11-01

WNYC TV channel 31 in New York, NY (PBS) begins broadcasting

1962-11-01

WZZM TV channel 13 in Grand Rapids, MI (ABC) begins broadcasting

1962-11-19

KOET (now KULC) TV channel 9 in Ogden, UT (PBS) begins broadcasting

1962-12-01

KGMB TV channel 9 in Honolulu, HI (CBS) begins broadcasting

1962-12-18

WAIQ TV channel 26 in Montgomery, AL (PBS) begins broadcasting

1963-01-01

WTEV (now WLNE) TV channel 6 in Providence RI begins broadcasting

1963-01-03

WOUB TV channel 20 in Athens, OH (PBS) begins broadcasting

1963-03-15

WFAN TV channel 14 in Washington, DC (IND) begins broadcasting

1963-03-18

WGSF TV channel 31 in Newark, OH (PBS) begins broadcasting

1963-03-25

KWHY TV channel 22 in Los Angeles, CA (IND) begins broadcasting

1963-07-15

KAIT TV channel 8 in Jonesboro, AR (ABC) begins broadcasting

1963-08-01

WQAD TV channel 8 in Moline, IL (ABC) begins broadcasting

1963-09-07

WCTI TV channel 12 in New Bern, NC (ABC) begins broadcasting

1963-09-12

WHYY TV channel 12 in Wilmington, DE (PBS) begins broadcasting

1963-09-15

WNTV TV channel 29 in Greenville, SC (PBS) begins broadcasting

1963-09-16

WVAN TV channel 9 in Savannah, GA (PBS) begins broadcasting

1963-09-23

WMEB TV channel 12 in Orono, ME (PBS) begins broadcasting

1963-10-20

WITV TV channel 7 in Charleston, SC (PBS) begins broadcasting

1963-11-28

WHNT TV channel 19 in Huntsville, AL (CBS) begins broadcasting

1964-01-01

KNMT TV channel 12 in Walker, MN (CBS) begins broadcasting

1964-01-01

KTVS TV channel 3 in Sterling, CO (CBS) begins broadcasting

1964-01-19

KFME TV channel 13 in Fargo, ND (PBS) begins broadcasting

1964-02-06

WCIU TV channel 26 in Chicago, IL (IND) begins broadcasting

1964-02-10

WBGU TV channel 27 in Bowling Green, OH (PBS) begins broadcasting

1964-02-17

WMEM TV channel 10 in Presque Isle, ME (PBS) begins broadcasting

1964-03-12

WKAB TV channel 32 in Montgomery, AL (ABC) begins broadcasting

1964-03-16

KCOY TV channel 12 in Santa Maria, CA (CBS) begins broadcasting

1964-05-04

KIII TV channel 3 in Corpus Christi, TX (ABC) begins broadcasting

1964-08-10

WJSP TV channel 28 in Columbus, GA (PBS) begins broadcasting

1964-09-13

WKEF TV channel 22 in Dayton, OH (NBC) begins broadcasting

1964-09-14

WCVE TV channel 23 in Richmond, VA (PBS) begins broadcasting

1964-10-01

WSJU TV channel 18 in Carolina, PR begins broadcasting

1964-10-01

WTSJ TV channel 18 in San Juan, PR (NBC) begins broadcasting

1964-10-01

WWAY TV channel 3 in Wilmington, NC (ABC) begins broadcasting

1964-10-05

KIXE TV channel 9 in Redding, CA (PBS) begins broadcasting

1964-10-12

WUCM TV channel 19 in University Center, MI (PBS) begins broadcasting

1964-11-06

WEIQ TV channel 42 in Mobile, AL (PBS) begins broadcasting

1964-11-08

KUPK TV channel 13 in Garden City, KS (ABC) begins broadcasting

1964-11-15

KBYU TV channel 11 in Provo, UT (PBS) begins broadcasting

1964-11-22

WITF TV channel 33 in Harrisburg-Hershey, PA (PBS) begins broadcasting

1964-12-03

KHQL (now KCAN) TV channel 8 in Albion, NB (ABC) begins broadcasting

1964-12-06

KTVR TV channel 13 in La Grande, OR (PBS) begins broadcasting

1965-01-10

WKBD TV channel 50 in Detroit, MI (IND) begins broadcasting

1965-02-07

WVIZ TV channel 25 in Cleveland, OH (PBS) begins broadcasting

1965-02-12

KHFI (now KBVO) TV channel 42 in Austin, TX (NBC) begins broadcasting

1965-02-18

Frank Gifford announces his retirement from football for broadcasting

1965-03-01

WPSX TV channel 3 in Clearfield, PA (PBS) begins broadcasting

1965-03-15

WMFE TV channel 24 in Orlando, FL (PBS) begins broadcasting

1965-05-07

WAOW TV channel 9 in Wausau, WI (ABC) begins broadcasting

1965-05-16

WNJU TV channel 47 in NY-Linden, NY (TEL) begins broadcasting

1965-05-18

WTAF TV channel 29 in Philadelphia, PA (IND) begins broadcasting

1965-07-01

KUID TV channel 12 in Moscow, ID (PBS) begins broadcasting

1965-08-27

WTVI TV channel 42 in Charlotte, NC (PBS) begins broadcasting

1965-09-04

KREZ TV channel 6 in Durango, CO (CBS/NBC) begins broadcasting

1965-09-06

KLNE TV channel 3 in Lexington, NB (PBS) begins broadcasting

1965-09-10

WUND TV channel 2 in Columbia, NC (PBS) begins broadcasting

1965-09-12

WCEE TV channel 23 in Rockford, IL (CBS) begins broadcasting

1965-09-17

WPHL TV channel 17 in Philadelphia, PA (IND) begins broadcasting

1965-09-20

WXXW (now WYCC) TV channel 20 in Chicago, IL (PBS) begins broadcasting

1965-09-29

WLVT TV channel 39 in Allentown, PA (PBS) begins broadcasting

1965-10-15

WEMT (now WVII) TV channel 7 in Bangor, ME (ABC) begins broadcasting

1965-10-17

WBMG TV channel 42 in Birmingham, AL (CBS) begins broadcasting

1965-10-21

KTWU TV channel 11 in Topeka, KS (PBS) begins broadcasting

1965-10-27

WCFT TV channel 33 in Tuscaloosa, AL (CBS) begins broadcasting

1965-11-14

KCST TV channel 39 in San Diego, CA (NBC) begins broadcasting

1965-11-20

WCNY TV channel 24 in Syracuse, NY (PBS) begins broadcasting

1966-01-04

WFLD TV channel 32 in Chicago, IL (IND) begins broadcasting

1966-01-24

WDIO TV channel 10 in Duluth, MN (ABC) begins broadcasting

1966-02-07

KWCM TV channel 10 in Appleton, MN (PBS) begins broadcasting

1966-02-26

KBIM TV channel 10 in Roswell, NM (CBS) begins broadcasting

1966-03-03

WRFT (now WVFT) TV channel 27 in Roanoke, VA (IND) begins broadcasting

1966-04-02

WJET TV channel 24 in Erie, PA (ABC) begins broadcasting

1966-04-15

KHET TV channel 11 in Honolulu, HI (PBS) begins broadcasting

1966-04-20

WDCA TV channel 20 in Washington, DC (IND) begins broadcasting

1966-05-03

WDHO (now WNWO) TV channel 24 in Toledo, OH (ABC) begins broadcasting

1966-05-17

KFDO (now KVIJ) TV channel 8 in Sayre, OK (ABC) begins broadcasting

1966-07-26

WRLH TV channel 31 in Lebanon, NH (NBC) begins broadcasting

1966-08-08

South Arican Broadcasting bans Beatles (Lennon's anti-Jesus remark)

1966-08-26

KLOC (now KCSO) channel 42 in Charlotte, NC (PBS) begins broadcasting

1966-09-01

KIFW (now KTNL) TV channel 13 in Sitka, AK (CBS) begins broadcasting

1966-09-05

WRLK TV channel 35 in Columbia, SC (PBS) begins broadcasting

1966-09-07

KTNE TV channel 13 in Alliance, NB (PBS) begins broadcasting

1966-09-12

KPNE TV channel 9 in North Platte, NB (PBS) begins broadcasting

1966-09-12

WCES TV channel 20 in Wrens, GA (PBS) begins broadcasting

1966-09-22

KMEB TV channel 10 in Wailuku, HI (PBS) begins broadcasting

1966-11-02

KHSD TV channel 11 in Lead, SD (ABC) begins broadcasting

1966-12-04

KETS TV channel 2 in Little Rock, AR (PBS) begins broadcasting

1966-12-22

WCVW TV channel 57 in Richmond, VA (PBS) begins broadcasting

1967-01-01

WABW TV channel 14 in Pelham, GA (PBS) begins broadcasting

1967-01-03

WJAN TV channel 17 in Canton, OH (IND) begins broadcasting

1967-01-06

KHTV TV channel 39 in Houston, TX (IND) begins broadcasting

1967-01-29

WDAZ TV channel 8 in Devils Lake, ND (ABC) begins broadcasting

1967-02-01

WCLP TV channel 18 in Chatsworth, GA (PBS) begins broadcasting

1967-03-05

WEDN TV channel 53 in Norwich, CT (PBS) begins broadcasting

1967-03-06

WACS TV channel 25 in Dawson, GA (PBS) begins broadcasting

1967-03-20

WOET (now WPTD) TV channel 16 in Dayton, OH (PBS) begins broadcasting

1967-03-29

WCMU TV channel 14 in Mt. Pleasant, MI (PBS) begins broadcasting

1967-04-03

WNYE TV channel 25 in Brooklyn, NY (PBS) begins broadcasting

1967-04-21

Evangelical Broadcasting begins in Netherlands

1967-04-26

KSPS TV channel 7 in Spokane, WA (PBS) begins broadcasting

1967-06-04

KTVN TV channel 2 in Reno, NV (CBS) begins broadcasting

1967-06-05

WSBE TV channel 36 in Providence, RI (PBS) begins broadcasting

1967-06-25

KPBS TV channel 15 in San Diego, CA (PBS) begins broadcasting

1967-07-09

WRET TV channel 36 in Charlotte, NC (NBC/CBS) begins broadcasting

1967-08-01

WBRA TV channel 15 in Roanoke, VA (PBS) begins broadcasting

1967-08-09

KYAY TV channel 39 in West Monroe, LA (IND) begins broadcasting

1967-08-13

WQLN TV channel 54 in Erie, PA (PBS) begins broadcasting

1967-08-16

WFIQ TV channel 36 in Florence, AL (PBS) begins broadcasting

1967-09-01

KMNE TV channel 7 in Bassett, NB (PBS) begins broadcasting

1967-09-01

WIRT TV channel 13 in Hibbing, MN (ABC) begins broadcasting

1967-09-02

KUHI (now KSNF) TV channel 16 in Joplin, MO (CBS) begins broadcasting

1967-09-03

WJPM TV channel 33 in Florence, SC (PBS) begins broadcasting

1967-09-05

KMEG TV channel 14 in Sioux City, IA (CBS) begins broadcasting

1967-09-05

WEBA TV channel 14 in Allendale, SC (PBS) begins broadcasting

1967-09-10

KVVU TV channel 5 in Henderson-Las Vegas, NV (IND) begins broadcasting

1967-09-11

WSRE TV channel 23 in Pensacola, FL (PBS) begins broadcasting

1967-09-11

WUNE TV channel 17 in Linville, NC (PBS) begins broadcasting

1967-09-11

WUNF TV channel 33 in Asheville, NC (PBS) begins broadcasting

1967-09-11

WUNG TV channel 58 in Concord, NC (PBS) begins broadcasting

1967-09-15

KPOB TV channel 15 in Poplar Bluff, MO (ABC) begins broadcasting

1967-09-16

KPAZ TV channel 21 in Phoenix, AZ (IND) begins broadcasting

1967-09-20

WCAE TV channel 50 in St John, IN (PBS) begins broadcasting

1967-09-20

WCIX TV channel 6 in Miami, FL (CBS) begins broadcasting

1967-09-25

WGBX TV channel 44 in Boston, MA (PBS) begins broadcasting

1967-10-16

WETK TV channel 33 in Burlington, VT (PBS) begins broadcasting

1967-10-16

WGNO TV channel 26 in New Orleans, LA (ABC) begins broadcasting

1967-10-20

KMXN (now KJTV) TV channel 34 in Lubbock, TX (IND) begins broadcasting

1967-10-31

KIMO TV channel 13 in Anchorage, AK (ABC) begins broadcasting

1967-11-07

LBJ signs a bill establishing Corporation for Public Broadcasting

1967-11-08

1st local British radio station begins broadcasting (Radio Leicester)

1967-11-10

KXNE TV channel 19 in Norfolk, NB (PBS) begins broadcasting

1967-11-15

WLTV TV channel 23 in Miami, FL (IND) begins broadcasting

1967-12-17

WEDW TV channel 49 in Bridgeport, CT (PBS) begins broadcasting

1967-12-24

Pirate Radio Pegasus starts broadcasting off New Zealand

1967-12-28

KTSB (now KSNT) TV channel 27 in Topeka, KS (NBC) begins broadcasting

1968-01-01

WDCO TV channel 15 in Cochran, GA (PBS) begins broadcasting

1968-01-02

KBHK TV channel 44 in San Francisco, CA (IND) begins broadcasting

1968-01-15

KDCD TV channel 18 in Midland, TX (IND) begins broadcasting

1968-01-19

WKBF TV channel 61 in Cleveland, OH (IND) begins broadcasting

1968-02-05

KDTV TV channel 39 in Dallas-Fort Worth, TX (IND) begins broadcasting

1968-02-06

KESD TV channel 8 in Brookings, SD (PBS) begins broadcasting

1968-02-07

WLED TV channel 49 in Littleton, NH (PBS) begins broadcasting

1968-02-14

WHKY TV channel 14 in Hickory, NC (IND) begins broadcasting

1968-02-15

WVUT TV channel 22 in Vincennes, IN (PBS) begins broadcasting

1968-03-18

WVER TV channel 28 in Rutland, VT (PBS) begins broadcasting

1968-03-18

WVTA TV channel 41 in Windsor, VT (PBS) begins broadcasting

1968-03-25

KLVX TV channel 10 in Las Vegas, NV (PBS) begins broadcasting

1968-04-08

WKPI TV channel 22 in Pikeville, KY (PBS) begins broadcasting

1968-04-11

WHED TV channel 15 in Hanover, NH (PBS) begins broadcasting

1968-05-12

WSKG TV channel 46 (PBS) in Binghamton, NY, begins broadcasting

1968-05-21

WEKW TV channel 52 in Keene, NH (PBS) begins broadcasting

1968-06-06

WKHA TV channel 35 in Hazard, KY (PBS) begins broadcasting

1968-06-10

KCFW TV channel 9 in Kalispell, MT (ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting

1968-06-17

KQEC TV channel 32 in SF, CA (PBS) begins broadcasting

1968-07-14

WSWO TV channel 26 in Springfield, OH (ABC) begins broadcasting

1968-08-01

WXIX TV channel 19 in Cincinnati-Newport, OH (IND) begins broadcasting

1968-08-04

WXTV TV channel 41 in New York-Paterson, NY (UNI) begins broadcasting

1968-09-09

WGIQ TV channel 43 in Louisville, AL (PBS) begins broadcasting

1968-09-09

WVPT TV channel 51 in Staunton, VA (PBS) begins broadcasting

1968-09-15

WUAB TV channel 43 in Lorain-Cleveland, OH (IND) begins broadcasting

1968-09-15

WXON TV channel 20 in Detroit, MI (IND) begins broadcasting

1968-09-23

WKAS TV channel 25 in Ashland, KY (PBS) begins broadcasting

1968-09-23

WKGB TV channel 53 in Bowling Green, KY (PBS) begins broadcasting

1968-09-23

WKLE TV channel 46 in Lexington, KY (PBS) begins broadcasting

1968-09-23

WKMA TV channel 35 in Madisonville, KY (PBS) begins broadcasting

1968-09-23

WKMR TV channel 38 in Morehead, KY (PBS) begins broadcasting

1968-09-23

WKON TV channel 52 in Owenton, KY (PBS) begins broadcasting

1968-09-23

WKSO TV channel 29 in Somerset, KY (PBS) begins broadcasting

1968-09-23

WKZT TV channel 23 in Elizabethtown, KY (PBS) begins broadcasting

1968-10-01

The Guyanese government takes over the British Guiana Broadcasting Service (BGBS).

1968-10-09

WKMU TV channel 21 in Murray, KY (PBS) begins broadcasting

1968-11-12

KSEL (now KAMC) TV channel 28 in Lubbock, TX (ABC) begins broadcasting

1968-11-17

KHNE TV channel 29 in Hastings, NB (PBS) begins broadcasting

1968-12-09

KRNE TV channel 12 in Merriman, NB (PBS) begins broadcasting

1968-12-16

KFIZ TV channel 34 in Fond du Lac, WI begins broadcasting

1968-12-19

WCWB (now WMGT) TV channel 41 in Macon, GA (NBC) begins broadcasting

1968-12-24

WATU (now WAGT) TV channel 26 in Augusta, GA (CBS) begins broadcasting

1969-01-06

WLIW TV channel 21 in Garden City, NY (PBS) begins broadcasting

1969-02-01

WPGH TV channel 53 in Pittsburgh, PA (IND) begins broadcasting

1969-02-02

KMST TV channel 46 in Monterey-Salinas, CA (CBS) begins broadcasting

1969-02-09

KGTO TV channel 36 in Fayetteville, AR (ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting

1969-04-14

KEET TV channel 13 in Eureka, CA (PBS) begins broadcasting

1969-04-30

WEDB TV channel 40 in Berlin, NH (PBS) begins broadcasting

1969-06-08

KDNL TV channel 30 in Saint Louis, MO (IND) begins broadcasting

1969-07-30

KAEC TV channel 19 in Lufkin, TX (ABC) begins broadcasting

1969-07-31

KWIH TV channel 44 in Winona, MN (IND) begins broadcasting

1969-08-16

WATL TV channel 36 in Atlanta, GA begins broadcasting

1969-08-29

KYUS TV channel 3 in Miles City, MT (ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting

1969-09-09

WCVN TV channel 54 in Covington, KY (PBS) begins broadcasting

1969-10-06

WMPB TV channel 67 in Baltimore, MD (PBS) begins broadcasting

1969-10-07

WJMN TV channel 3 in Escanaba, MI (ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting

1969-10-20

WKYH (now WYMT) TV channel 57 in Hazard, KY (NBC) begins broadcasting

1969-11-19

WENY TV channel 36 in Elmira, NY (ABC) begins broadcasting

1970-01-03

WHAG TV channel 25 in Hagerstown, MD (NBC) begins broadcasting

1970-01-05

KPTS TV channel 8 in Hutchinson-Wichita, KS (PBS) begins broadcasting

1970-02-01

WMAA TV channel 29 in Jackson, MS (PBS) begins broadcasting

1970-02-05

WSCV TV channel 51 in Fort Lauderdale, FL (IND) suspends broadcasting

1970-02-15

KAMU TV channel 15 in College Station, TX (PBS) begins broadcasting

1970-02-24

KVDO TV channel 3 in Salem, OR (IND) begins broadcasting

1970-02-28

WUTR TV channel 20 in Utica-Rome, NY (ABC) begins broadcasting

1970-03-07

WXOW TV channel 19 in La Crosse, WI (ABC) begins broadcasting

1970-03-08

WTCI TV channel 45 in Chattanooga, TN (PBS) begins broadcasting

1970-03-16

WNIN TV channel 9 in Evansville, IN (PBS) begins broadcasting

1970-03-18

KAEC TV channel 19 in Lufkin, TX (ABC) suspends broadcasting

1970-04-05

WSNS TV channel 44 in Chicago, IL (IND) begins broadcasting

1970-04-15

WMGZ TV channel 16 in Mayaguez, PR ([M]) begins broadcasting

1970-04-15

WPSJ TV channel 14 in Ponce, PR ([P]) begins broadcasting

1970-05-12

KTVM TV channel 6 in Butte, MT (NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting

1970-05-31

KDUB TV channel 40 in Dubuque, IA (ABC) begins broadcasting

1970-06-04

WSMW TV channel 27 in Worcester, MA (IND) begins broadcasting

1970-06-05

KPAX TV channel 8 in Missoula, MT (CBS) begins broadcasting

1970-06-22

WSWO TV channel 26 in Springfield, OH (ABC) suspends broadcasting

1970-07-18

WJCL TV channel 22 in Savannah, GA (ABC) begins broadcasting

1970-08-01

KTSD TV channel 10 in Pierre, SD (PBS) begins broadcasting

1970-08-07

WDHN TV channel 18 in Dothan, AL (ABC) begins broadcasting

1970-08-31

WKMJ TV channel 68 in Louisville, KY (PBS) begins broadcasting

1970-09-17

WSWP TV channel 9 in Grandview, WV (PBS) begins broadcasting

1970-09-21

KAPP TV channel 35 in Yakima, WA (ABC) begins broadcasting

1970-10-03

WAPT TV channel 16 in Jackson, MS (ABC) begins broadcasting

1970-10-04

WFYI TV channel 20 in Indianapolis, IN (PBS) begins broadcasting

1970-10-30

KVEW TV channel 42 in Kennewick, WA (ABC) begins broadcasting

1970-11-01

KGTF TV channel 12 in Agana, GU (PBS) begins broadcasting

1970-11-23

KNCT TV channel 46 in Belton/Killeen, TX (PBS) begins broadcasting

1970-12-21

WUTV TV channel 29 in Buffalo, NY (IND) begins broadcasting

1971-01-25

WHMB TV channel 40 in Indianapolis, IN (IND) begins broadcasting

1971-02-28

WDRB TV channel 41 in Louisville, KY (IND) begins broadcasting

1971-03-03

South African Broadcasting Corp lifts its ban on the Beatles

1971-03-16

KDCD TV channel 18 in Midland, TX (IND) suspends broadcasting

1971-03-21

WCPB TV channel 28 in Salisbury, MD (PBS) begins broadcasting

1971-03-29

WSVN (now WSBN) TV channel 47 in Norton, VA (PBS) begins broadcasting

1971-04-05

WNJT TV channel 52 in Trenton, NJ (PBS) begins broadcasting

1971-04-07

WCJB TV channel 20 in Gainesville, FL (ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting 3-judge US Circuit Court of Appeals

1971-04-11

WBFF TV channel 45 in Baltimore, MD (IND) begins broadcasting

1971-05-31

WDXR (now WKPD) TV channel 29 in Paducah, KY (PBS) begins broadcasting

1971-06-06

WHAE (now WGNX) TV channel 46 in Atlanta, GA (CBN) begins broadcasting

1971-06-23

WTVP TV channel 47 in Peoria, IL (PBS) begins broadcasting

1971-07-24

WUHQ TV channel 41 in Battle Creek, MI (ABC) begins broadcasting

1971-08-05

WNPE TV channel 16 in Watertown, NY (PBS) begins broadcasting

1971-08-23

WGTU TV channel 29 in Traverse City, MI (ABC) begins broadcasting

1971-08-30

WNPI TV channel 18 in Norwood, NY (PBS) begins broadcasting

1971-09-10

KVUE TV channel 24 in Austin, TX (ABC) begins broadcasting

1971-09-13

WIIQ TV channel 41 in Demopolis, AL (PBS) begins broadcasting

1971-09-26

WGBY TV channel 57 in Springfield, MA (PBS) begins broadcasting

1971-10-04

KMPH TV channel 26 in Visalia-Fresno, CA (IND) begins broadcasting

1971-10-13

WTZH TV channel 24 in Meridian, MS (CBS) suspends broadcasting

1971-12-22

KUAC TV channel 9 in Fairbanks/College, AK (PBS) begins broadcasting

1971-12-31

KAID TV channel 4 in Boise, ID (PBS) begins broadcasting

1972-01-01

KDSD TV channel 16 in Aberdeen, SD (PBS) begins broadcasting

1972-01-14

WMAH TV channel 19 in Biloxi, MS (PBS) begins broadcasting

1972-01-14

WMAU TV channel 17 in Bude, MS (PBS) begins broadcasting

1972-01-14

WMAW TV channel 14 in Meridian, MS (PBS) begins broadcasting

1972-03-01

KHMA TV channel 11 in Houma, LA (IND) begins broadcasting

1972-05-19

WMAV TV channel 18 in Oxford, MS (PBS) begins broadcasting

1972-09-10

WKAR TV channel 23 in East Lansing, MI (PBS) begins broadcasting

1972-09-15

WMAO TV channel 23 in Greenwood, MS (PBS) begins broadcasting

1972-09-25

KAVT (now KSMQ) TV channel 15 in Austin, MN (PBS) begins broadcasting

1972-10-23

WNJS TV channel 23 in Camden, NJ (PBS) begins broadcasting

1972-11-19

KFIZ TV channel 34 in Fond du Lac, WI suspends broadcasting

1973-01-07

WNPB TV channel 13 in Marquette, MI (PBS) begins broadcasting

1975-01-19

Triple J begins broadcasting in Sydney, Australia.

1975-09-29

WGPR-TV Detroit, 1st Black-owned station in US, began broadcasting

1975-12-14

WCPR (Brooklyn New York pirate radio station) begins broadcasting on 1620 AM

1977-05-13

Howard Stern begins broadcasting at WRNW, Briarcliff Manor NY

1977-12-31

WFAT (Brooklyn New York pirate radio station) begins broadcasting on 1620 AM

1978-01-30

Mutual Broadcasting Network begins airing Larry King Show on radio

1978-07-03

US Supreme Court rules 5-4, FCC had a right to reprimand NY radio station WBAI for broadcasting George Carlin's "Filthy Words"

1979-05-05

Masterpiece Radio Theater begins broadcasting

1979-08-29

Sheridan Broadcasting Corp purchases Mutual Black Network

1979-10-09

Howard Stern begins broadcasting on WCCC in Hartford Conn

1979-12-03

Shadow Traffic begins broadcasting in the New York City metropolitan area.

1980-02-01

Sears Radio Theater moves from CBS to Mutual Broadcasting System

1980-04-21

Howard Stern begins broadcasting on WWWW Detroit Mich

1980-12-19

Mutual Broadcasting cancels Sears Radio Theater

1981-03-02

Howard Stern begins broadcasting on WWDC in Wash DC

1983-08-30

WKBC-TV (channel 48) ends broadcasting in Phila

1985-01-01

VH-1 made its broadcasting debut

1985-11-17

Howard Stern begins broadcasting on 92.3 WXRK FM NY

1987-02-15

ABC-TV begins broadcasting "Amerika" mini-series

1987-04-16

Howard Stern & Infinity Broadcasting are warned by FCC

1987-07-23

RNI (Brooklyn New York pirate radio station) begins broadcasting on 1620 AM

1987-09-16

NY's WNET-TV channel 13 begins round clock broadcasting

1990-03-27

The United States begins broadcasting TV Martí to Cuba in an effort to bridge the information blackout imposed by the Castro regime.

1991-04-11

NYC's Museum of Broadcasting becomes "Museum of Radio & Television"

1992-07-01

Fox broadcasting adds Wednesday night TV programming

1992-09-08

Howard Stern Radio Show begins broadcasting in Dallas (KGEL-FM 97.1)

1992-10-15

Howard Stern radio show begins broadcasting on WLUP-AM, Chicago

1992-12-13

FCC fines Infinity Broadcasting $600,000

1993-07-12

Don Imus begins broadcasting to Boston on WEEI (590 AM)

1993-08-02

Shamrock Broadcasting, a Disney company, officially takes ownership of Cleveland's WMMS-FM/100.7 & WHK-AM/1420

1993-10-27

Howard Stern's radio show begins broadcasting in El Paso Texas

1994-01-11

Irish government announces end of a 20-year broadcasting ban on IRA

1994-06-24

1st French "all news" TV (LCI) begins broadcasting

1995-11-02

Spanish Broadcasting System buys NY radio station WPAT-FM for $83.5M

1997-03-30

Five (channel) Begins broadcasting in the UK

1997-09-28

Newscaster David Brinkley, 74, retires after 54 years in broadcasting

1998-10-29

ATSC HDTV broadcasting in the United States is inaugurated with the launch of STS-95 space shuttle mission.

1999-06-02

The Bhutan Broadcasting Service brings television transmissions to the Kingdom for the first time.

2006-09-01

Luxembourg became the first country to complete the move to all digital television broadcasting.

2008-08-06

Access 31 TV stops broadcasting in Perth, Western Australia.

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Broadcasting - Birthdays
Date Event
1908-03-20

Frank Stanton, Muskegon Mich, broadcasting executive (CBS)

1926-01-11

Grant Tinker, broadcasting executive (NBC-TV)

1937-09-13

Fred Silverman, broadcasting exec (ABC/NBC/CBS)

1938-11-19

Ted Turner, American broadcasting mogul/owns (Atlanta Braves)/won America's Cup

1946-10-06

Eddie Villanueva, JIL Spiritual Director, Owner of ZOE Broadcasting Network

Broadcasting - Notable Weddings

Roone ArledgeDec 27, 1953

Broadcasting - Weddings
Date Event
1953-12-27

Broadcasting pioneer Roone Arledge (22) weds Joan Heise at St. Frances de Chantal Parish in Wantagh, New York

1975-09-01

Broadcasting pioneer Roone Arledge (44) weds Ann Fowler

Broadcasting - Notable Deaths

Roone ArledgeDec 5, 2002

Broadcasting - Deaths
Date Event
2002-12-05

Roone Arledge, American sports broadcasting pioneer, dies of prostate cancer at 71

2016-06-03

Jan Crouch dies aged 78; Trinity Broadcasting Network cofounder passes away after stroke


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