CBS in History (Part 2)

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Events in Film & TV

Events 101 - 200 of 481

  • 1953-01-28 WJTV TV channel 12 in Jackson, MS (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1953-02-01 "General Electric Theater" premieres on CBS TV; Ronald Reagan later hosts

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1953-02-01 "You Are There" with Walter Cronkite premieres on CBS television

Broadcast Journalist Walter Cronkite
Broadcast Journalist
Walter Cronkite
  • 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 WFBG TV (later WTAJ) channel 10 in Altoona, PA (CBS) 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
  • 1953-04-01 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
  • 1953-04-15 WHP TV channel 21 in Harrisburg, PA (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1953-04-19 WAFB TV channel 9 in Baton Rouge, LA (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1953-04-23 WCOV TV channel 20 in Montgomery, AL (IND/CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1953-06-03 KVOS TV channel 12 in Bellingham/Vancouver, WA (CBS) begins
  • 1953-06-07 WDAU (now WYOU) TV channel 22 in Scranton Wilkes-Barre, PA (CBS) begins
  • 1953-06-11 "Amos 'n Andy" TV Comedy, also radio from '29; last aired on CBS
  • 1953-06-15 WLFI TV channel 18 in Lafayette, IN (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1953-06-19 WCSC TV channel 5 in Charleston, South Carolina (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1953-06-26 KCTV (now KLST) TV channel 8 in San Angelo, TX (CBS) 1st broadcast
  • 1953-07-01 KLAS TV channel 8 in Las Vegas, NV (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1953-07-01 KTVH (now KWCH) TV channel 12 in Hutchinson-Wichita, KS (CBS) begins
  • 1953-07-19 KIMA TV channel 29 in Yakima, WA (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1953-08-14 KXLF TV channel 4 in Butte, MT (CBS/ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1953-08-29 KHSL TV channel 12 in Chico, CA (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1953-09-01 WNOK (now WLTX) TV channel 19 in Columbia, SC (CBS) 1st broadcast
  • 1953-09-11 WEHT TV channel 25 in Evansville, IN (CBS) 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 KCMO (now KCTV) TV channel 5 in Kansas City, MO (CBS) begins
  • 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 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 "Juvenile Jury" TV Children's last airs on NBC, moved to CBS
  • 1953-09-28 "Racket Squad" TV Crime Drama last airs on CBS
  • 1953-09-30 WMT (now KGAN) TV channel 2 in Cedar Rapids-Waterloo, IA (CBS) begins
  • 1953-10-01 KJEO TV channel 47 in Fresno, CA (CBS/ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1953-10-03 KGGM TV channel 13 in Albuquerque, NM (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1953-10-15 KOIN TV channel 6 in Portland, OR (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1953-10-23 WTRF TV channel 7 in Wheeling-Steubenville, WV (CBS) 1st broadcast
  • 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
  • 1953-11-01 KMGH TV channel 7 in Denver, CO (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1953-11-01 WHEC TV channel 10 in Rochester, NY (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1953-11-09 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
  • 1953-11-26 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

  • 1953-12-10 WSTV (now WTOV) TV channel 9 in Steubenville-Wheeling, OH (CBS) begins
  • 1953-12-11 KTVA TV channel 11 in Anchorage (CBS) becomes Alaska's 1st TV station
  • 1953-12-13 KOAM TV channel 7 in Pittsburg-Joplin, KS (CBS) 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
  • 1954-01-01 KSLA TV channel 12 in Shreveport, LA (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1954-01-01 WWTV TV channel 9 in Cadillac-Traverse City, MI (CBS) 1st broadcast

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1954-01-17 Jacques Cousteau's 1st network telecast airs on "Omnibus" (CBS)

Oceanographer, Explorer and Scientist Jacques Cousteau
Oceanographer, Explorer and Scientist
Jacques Cousteau
  • 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
  • 1954-03-14 KDAL (now KDLH) TV channel 3 in Duluth-Superior, MN (CBS) begins
  • 1954-03-15 "CBS Morning Show" premieres with Walter Cronkite & Jack Paar
  • 1954-03-21 KFBB TV channel 5 in Great Falls, MT (ABC/CBS/NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1954-04-09 WECT TV channel 6 in Wilmington, NC (NBC/CBS) 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
  • 1954-05-15 KGLO (now KIMT) TV channel 3 in Mason City, IA (CBS) 1st broadcast
  • 1954-05-16 WGAN (now WGME) TV channel 13 in Portland, ME (CBS) 1st broadcast
  • 1954-05-22 KREX TV channel 5 in Grand Junction, CO (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1954-07-01 WDBO (now WCPX) TV channel 6 in Orlando, FL (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1954-07-08 KMOX (now KMOV) TV channel 4 in Saint Louis, MO (CBS) 1st broadcast
  • 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
  • 1954-08-01 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
  • 1954-09-26 WANE TV channel 15 in Fort Wayne, IN (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1954-09-26 WCAX TV channel 3 in Burlington, VT (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1954-10-03 KFVS TV channel 12 in Cape Girardeau, MO (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1954-10-18 WBTW TV channel 13 in Florence, SC (CBS/ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1954-10-23 WSAU TV channel 7 in Wausau, WI (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1954-10-31 KREM TV channel 2 in Spokane, WA (CBS/ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1954-12-28 KEPR TV channel 19 in Pasco-Kennewick-Richl, WA (CBS) 1st broadcast
  • 1955-01-01 WEAT (now WPEC) TV channel 12 in West Palm Beach, FL (CBS) begins
  • 1955-01-02 1st "Bob Cummings Show" premieres on NBC (later on CBS)
  • 1955-01-19 "Millionaire" TV program premieres on CBS
  • 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
  • 1955-03-20 KXTV TV channel 10 in Sacramento, CA (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1955-04-01 WTVT TV channel 13 in Tampa-St Petersburg, FL (CBS) 1st broadcast
  • 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
  • 1955-05-15 KPUA (now KGMD) TV channel 9 in Hilo, HI (CBS) 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
  • 1955-06-07 "$64,000 Question" premieres on CBS TV
  • 1955-06-27 "Julius LaRosa Show" debuts on CBS-TV
  • 1955-06-30 "Johnny Carson Show" debuts on CBS-TV

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