NBC in History (Part 3)

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Events in Film & TV

Events 201 - 300 of 513

  • 1955-06-25 "Imogene Coca Show" last airs on NBC-TV
  • 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
  • 1955-07-31 WHIS (now WVVA) TV channel 6 in Bluefield, WV (NBC) 1st broadcast
  • 1955-08-07 KSTF TV channel 10 in Scottsbluff-Gering, NB (CBS/NBC) begins
  • 1955-08-26 1st color telecast (NBC) of a tennis match (Davis Cup)
  • 1955-08-31 KTRE TV channel 9 begins broadcasting in Lufkin, Texas (ABC/NBC affiliate)
  • 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
  • 1955-09-28 1st World Series color TV broadcast on NBC-TV (Yanks beat Dodgers)
  • 1955-09-28 WITN TV channel 7 in Washington, NC (NBC) 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
  • 1956-01-06 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
  • 1956-02-01 WSAV TV channel 3 in Savannah, GA (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1956-02-10 "My Friend Flicka" premieres on CBS (later NBC) TV
  • 1956-04-29 WLUC TV channel 6 in Marquette, MI (CBS/NBC/ABC) 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
  • 1956-05-11 Pinky Lee Show last airs on NBC-TV

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1956-05-22 "Bob Hope Show" last airs on NBC-TV

Entertainer Bob Hope
Entertainer
Bob Hope
  • 1956-05-22 KRIS TV channel 6 in Corpus Christi, TX (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1956-05-29 WESH TV channel 2 in Daytona Beach-Orlando, FL (NBC) 1st broadcast
  • 1956-06-05 "Milton Berle Show" last airs on NBC-TV
  • 1956-06-08 WDAM TV channel 7 in Laurel-Hattiesburg, MS (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1956-06-23 "Jimmy Durante Show" last airs on NBC-TV

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1956-06-24 "Steve Allen Show" returns on NBC-TV

TV Personality, Comedian and Composer Steve Allen
TV Personality, Comedian and Composer
Steve Allen
  • 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
  • 1956-08-26 KREY TV channel 10 in Montrose, CO (CBS/NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1956-09-10 WSYE (now WETM) TV channel 18 in Elmira-Corning, NY (NBC) 1st broadcast
  • 1956-10-13 WAGM TV channel 8 in Presque Isle, ME (CBS/NBC/ABC) begins
  • 1956-10-29 Chet Huntley & David Brinkley, NBC News, team up

Appears on tv showTelevision Debut

1956-11-05 The Nat King Cole Show debuts on NBC, the first variety program to be hosted by an African-American

Musician Nat King Cole
Musician
Nat King Cole
  • 1956-11-26 "The Price Is Right" debuts on NBC
  • 1956-12-15 KGW TV channel 8 in Portland, OR (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1956-12-28 Miss Frances [Horwich], last Ding Dong School on NBC-TV
  • 1957-01-04 "Blondie" situation comedy premieres on NBC TV (later on CBS)
  • 1957-01-28 "Tonight! America After Dark" premieres, with Jack Lescoulie & Al (Jazzbo) Collins on NBC (between Steve Allen & Jack Paar)
  • 1957-02-11 KUMV TV channel 8 in Williston, ND (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1957-02-27 Premiere of only prime-time network TV show beginning with an "X": "Xavier Cugat Show" on NBC (until X-Files)
  • 1957-03-01 KTWO TV channel 2 in Casper, WY (NBC/ABC/CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1957-03-18 WTWV (now WTVA) TV channel 9 in Tupelo-Columbus, MS (NBC) begins
  • 1957-05-28 WPSD TV channel 6 in Paducah, KY (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1957-06-25 "Jonathan Winters Show" last airs on NBC-TV
  • 1957-09-01 WAVY TV channel 10 in Portsmouth-Norfolk, VA (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1957-09-01 WHC (now WPXI) TV channel 11 in Pittsburgh, PA (NBC) 1st broadcast
  • 1957-09-01 WTLV TV channel 12 in Jacksonville, FL (ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1957-09-28 "Dollar A Second" last airs on NBC-TV
  • 1957-09-28 "Gisele MacKenzie Show" debuts on NBC-TV
  • 1957-10-22 KJAC TV channel 4 in Port Arthur-Beaumont, TX (NBC) 1st broadcast
  • 1957-10-27 WOWL TV channel 15 in Florence, AL (NBC/CBS) 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
  • 1957-12-17 The last episode of The Nat King Cole Show airs on NBC due to lack of national sponsorship
  • 1958-01-21 KMOT TV channel 10 in Minot, ND (NBC) begins broadcasting

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1958-01-31 "Jackpot Bowling" premieres on NBC with Leo Durocher as host

Baseball Player and Manager Leo Durocher
Baseball Player and Manager
Leo Durocher
  • 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
  • 1958-07-03 "Andy Williams Show" premieres on ABC (later on CBS & NBC)
  • 1958-10-08 KCMT TV channel 7 in Alexandria, MN (CBS/NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1958-11-05 KGLD (now KSNG) TV channel 11 in Garden City, KS (NBC) 1st broadcast
  • 1958-11-17 KAII TV channel 7 in Wailuku, HI (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1958-12-02 KNOP TV channel 2 in North Platte, NB (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1959-03-15 WILX TV channel 10 in Lansing, MI (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1959-04-24 WICD TV channel 15 in Champaign, IL (NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1959-05-13 Kraft Music Hall with Milton Berle last airs on NBC-TV
  • 1959-05-16 WTOM TV channel 4 in Cheboygan, MI (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1959-07-12 NBC uses cameras to show catchers signals during Yankee-Red Sox game
  • 1959-08-01 WAAY TV channel 31 in Huntsville, AL (ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1959-09-12 "Bonanza" premieres on NBC-TV
  • 1959-10-11 KTHI TV channel 11 in Fargo-Grand Forks, ND (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1959-10-15 KNDO TV channel 23 in Yakima, WA (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1959-11-08 KJTV (now KGET) TV channel 17 in Bakersfield, CA (NBC) 1st broadcast
  • 1959-11-28 KOMC (now KSNK) TV channel 8 in McCook - Oberlin, NB (NBC) begins
  • 1960-05-23 WRCA radio changes call letters back to WNBC (NYC)
  • 1960-06-06 "Steve Allen Show" last airs on NBC-TV
  • 1960-07-31 KSOO (now KSFY) TV channel 13 in Sioux Falls, SD (NBC) 1st broadcast
  • 1960-09-29 "Outlaws" TV Western Drama; debuts on NBC-TV
  • 1961-01-21 KIFI TV channel 8 in Idaho Falls, ID (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1961-01-27 "Sing Along with Mitch" [Miller] premieres on NBC TV
  • 1961-01-30 Bobby Darin is youngest performer to headline a TV special on NBC

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1961-02-07 Jane Fonda made her acting debut in the NBC drama "A String of Beads"

Actress Jane Fonda
Actress
Jane Fonda
  • 1961-07-01 KNDU TV channel 25 in Richland-Pasco-Kennew, WA (NBC) 1st broadcast
  • 1961-09-28 "Doctor Kildare" debuts on NBC-TV

Appears on tv showTelevision Debut

1961-09-28 "Hazel" starring Shirley Booth debuts on NBC-TV

Actress Shirley Booth
Actress
Shirley Booth
  • 1961-09-29 "Detectives" TV Crime Drama; moves to NBC-TV
  • 1961-10-02 "Ben Casey" premieres on NBC-TV
  • 1961-11-27 KHAW TV channel 11 in Hilo, HI (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1962-02-08 KACB TV channel 3 in San Angelo, TX (NBC) begins broadcasting

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1962-06-13 "Bob Newhart Show" last airs on NBC-TV

Comedian and Actor Bob Newhart
Comedian and Actor
Bob Newhart
  • 1962-09-28 "Jan Murray Show" last airs on NBC-TV
  • 1962-09-28 "Tonight Show" last airs on NBC-TV
  • 1962-09-30 KCRL TV channel 4 in Reno, NV (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1962-10-23 WCIV TV channel 4 in Charleston, South Carolina (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1962-12-31 "Match Game" debuts on NBC with host Gene Rayburn
  • 1963-01-06 "Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom" with Marlin Perkins begins on NBC

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