ABC in History (Part 2)

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Events 101 - 200 of 376

  • 1954-09-29 KALB TV channel 5 in Alexandria, LA (NBC/ABC) 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
  • 1954-10-26 Walt Disney's 1st television program, "Disneyland", premieres on ABC
  • 1954-10-27 WISN TV channel 12 in Milwaukee, WI (ABC) begins broadcasting

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1954-10-27 Walt Disney's 1st TV show, "Disneyland", premieres on ABC

Animator Walt Disney
Animator
Walt Disney
  • 1954-10-31 KREM TV channel 2 in Spokane, WA (CBS/ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1954-11-20 KTRK TV channel 13 in Houston, TX (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1954-12-14 WOAY TV channel 4 in Oak Hill-Beckley, WV (ABC) begins broadcasting

CommunicationHistoric Communication

1955-02-02 1st presidential news conference on network TV-Eisenhower on ABC

34th US President & WWII General Dwight D. Eisenhower
34th US President & WWII General
Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • 1955-02-17 KTVF TV channel 11 in Fairbanks, AK (CBS/ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1955-03-01 KFAR (now KATN) TV channel 2 in Fairbanks, AK (ABC/NBC) 1st broadcast
  • 1955-03-05 WBBJ TV channel 7 in Jackson, TN (ABC) 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
  • 1955-05-21 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
  • 1955-07-01 KOTA TV channel 3 in Rapid City, SD (ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1955-07-02 "Lawrence Welk Show" premieres on ABC
  • 1955-08-15 WXEX TV channel 8 in Richmond-Petersburg, VA (ABC) begins
  • 1955-08-31 KTRE TV channel 9 begins broadcasting in Lufkin, Texas (ABC/NBC affiliate)
  • 1955-09-03 KTBS TV channel 3 in Shreveport, LA (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1955-09-12 KNTV TV channel 11 in San Jose, CA (ABC) 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
  • 1956-01-06 KGNS TV channel 8 in Laredo, TX (NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1956-01-30 KTXS TV channel 12 in Sweetwater-Abilene, TX (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1956-02-09 KHPL (now KWNB) TV channel 6 in Hayes Center, NB (ABC) 1st broadcast
  • 1956-04-29 WLUC TV channel 6 in Marquette, MI (CBS/NBC/ABC) 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
  • 1956-06-03 KGUN TV channel 9 in Tucson, AZ (ABC) 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
  • 1956-08-21 WTVW TV channel 7 in Evansville, IN (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1956-10-13 WAGM TV channel 8 in Presque Isle, ME (CBS/NBC/ABC) begins
  • 1957-01-21 KSAT TV channel 12 in San Antonio, TX (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1957-03-01 KTWO TV channel 2 in Casper, WY (NBC/ABC/CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1957-04-15 KTVI TV channel 2 in Saint Louis, MO (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1957-04-28 WSOC TV channel 9 in Charlotte, NC (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1957-08-05 "American Bandstand" premieres on network TV (ABC)
  • 1957-09-01 WTLV TV channel 12 in Jacksonville, FL (ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1957-09-17 KETV TV channel 7 in Omaha, NB (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1957-09-22 Western "Maverick" premieres on ABC television starring James Garner
  • 1957-09-29 "Paul Winchell Show" debuts on ABC-TV
  • 1957-10-27 WPTA TV channel 21 in Fort Wayne, IN (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1957-10-30 WLWI (now WTHR) TV channel 13 in Indianapolis, IN (ABC) 1st broadcast
  • 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

  • 1957-11-17 WBOY TV channel 12 in Clarksburg, WV (NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1957-11-26 WCVB TV channel 5 in Boston, MA (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1957-12-22 KWRB (now KFNE) TV channel 10 in Lander-Riverton, WY (ABC) begins
  • 1958-01-22 KRSD (now KEVN) TV channel 7 in Rapid City, SD (ABC) 1st broadcast
  • 1958-02-01 WFTV TV channel 9 in Orlando, FL (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1958-02-11 WTVC TV channel 9 in Chattanooga, TN (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1958-03-05 KDUH TV channel 4 in Scottsbluff-Hay Spring, NB (ABC) 1st broadcast
  • 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
  • 1958-06-12 "Make Me Laugh" TV Game Show last airs on ABC-TV, syndicated 1979
  • 1958-07-03 "Andy Williams Show" premieres on ABC (later on CBS & NBC)
  • 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
  • 1958-10-08 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
  • 1958-11-28 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
  • 1959-02-01 WVUE TV channel 8 in New Orleans, LA (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1959-04-24 WICD TV channel 15 in Champaign, IL (NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1959-06-13 "Sammy Kaye Show" last airs on ABC-TV
  • 1959-08-01 WAAY TV channel 31 in Huntsville, AL (ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1959-09-29 "Philip Marlowe" debuts on ABC-TV
  • 1959-10-20 WABG TV channel 6 in Greenwood-Greenville, MS (ABC) 1st broadcast
  • 1959-11-19 "Rocky & His Friends" debuts on ABC
  • 1960-05-15 KHVO TV channel 13 in Hilo, HI (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1960-06-09 ABC & AFL sign a 5 year contract
  • 1960-06-12 KORN (now KDLT) TV channel 5 in Mitchell-Sioux Falls, SD (ABC) begins
  • 1960-06-23 "Pat Boone Show" last airs on ABC-TV
  • 1960-09-28 "Queen For A Day" moves to ABC-TV
  • 1960-09-29 "My Three Sons" starring Fred MacMurray, debuts on ABC-TV

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1960-09-30 "The Flintstones" the first animated sitcom created by Hanna-Barbera premieres on ABC in the US

Animator Joseph Barbera
Animator
Joseph Barbera
Animator William Hanna
Animator
William Hanna
  • 1961-04-29 ABC's "Wide World of Sports" debuts
  • 1961-06-11 "Winston Churchill" last airs on ABC-TV
  • 1961-06-18 KBMT TV channel 12 in Beaumont, TX (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1961-09-16 WLKY TV channel 32 in Louisville, Kentucky (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1961-10-01 WOLO TV channel 25 in Columbia, SC (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1961-11-20 WPLG TV channel 10 in Miami, FL (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 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
  • 1962-09-01 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
  • 1962-09-15 WOKR TV channel 13 in Rochester, NY (ABC) begins broadcasting

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1962-09-23 ABC's 1st color TV series - The Jetsons by Hanna-Barbera first broadcast

Animator William Hanna
Animator
William Hanna
Animator Joseph Barbera
Animator
Joseph Barbera
  • 1962-09-28 "I'm Dickens, He's Fenster" debuts on ABC-TV
  • 1962-09-29 "Roy Rogers & Dale Evans Show" debuts on ABC-TV
  • 1962-10-15 WLOX TV channel 13 in Biloxi-Gulfport, MS (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1962-11-01 WZZM TV channel 13 in Grand Rapids, MI (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1962-11-25 WBJA (now WMGC) TV channel 34 in Binghamton, NY (ABC) 1st broadcast
  • 1963-07-15 KAIT TV channel 8 in Jonesboro, AR (ABC) begins broadcasting

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