Television Channel History (Part 2)

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Events in Film & TV

Events 201 - 400 of 864

  • 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
  • 1953-10-08 WTAP TV channel 15 in Parkersburg-Marietta, WV (NBC) begins
  • 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
  • 1953-10-15 WJNL (now WFAT) TV channel 19 in Johnstown, PA (IND) begins
  • 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
  • 1953-10-23 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 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 KVFD (now KTIN) TV channel 21 in Ft Dodge, IA (NBC) 1st broadcast
  • 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 WAIM (now WAXA) TV channel 40 in Anderson, SC (IND) 1st broadcast
  • 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
  • 1953-12-10 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
  • 1953-12-15 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
  • 1953-12-31 WFBC (now WYFF) TV channel 4 in G'ville-Spartanburg, SC (NBC) begins
  • 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
  • 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
  • 1954-02-17 WAST (now WNYT) TV channel 13 in Albany-Troy, NY (NBC) 1st broadcast
  • 1954-03-09 WMUR TV channel 9 in Manchester, NH (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1954-03-14 KDAL (now KDLH) TV channel 3 in Duluth-Superior, MN (CBS) begins
  • 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
  • 1954-05-15 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
  • 1954-06-10 KQED TV channel 9 in SF, CA (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1954-07-01 WDBO (now WCPX) TV channel 6 in Orlando, FL (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1954-07-04 WMSL (WYUR, now WAFF) TV channel 48 in Huntsville, AL (ABC) begins
  • 1954-07-06 KMOS TV channel 6 in Sedalia-Warrensburg, MO (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1954-07-08 KMOX (now KMOV) TV channel 4 in Saint Louis, MO (CBS) 1st broadcast
  • 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
  • 1954-08-14 WGR TV (now WGRZ) TV channel 2 in Buffalo, NY (NBC) begins
  • 1954-08-15 WCHS TV channel 8 in Charleston-Huntington, WV (ABC) begins
  • 1954-08-22 WPTV TV channel 5 in Palm Beach, FL (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1954-08-31 WMTW TV channel 8 in Portland-Poland Spring, ME (ABC) begins
  • 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
  • 1954-09-18 WLOS TV channel 13 in G'ville-Spartanburg, SC (ABC) 1st broadcast
  • 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
  • 1954-11-28 KCKT (now KSNC) TV channel 2 in Great Bend, KS (NBC) 1st broadcast
  • 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
  • 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
  • 1955-01-05 KMSP TV channel 9 in Minneapolis-St Paul, MN (IND) 1st broadcast
  • 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
  • 1955-01-23 KORK (now KVBC) TV channel 3 in Las Vegas, NV (NBC) 1st broadcast
  • 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
  • 1955-02-14 WFLA (now WXFL) TV channel 8 in Tampa-St Petersburg, FL (NBC) begins
  • 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
  • 1955-03-15 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
  • 1955-04-01 WTVT TV channel 13 in Tampa-St Petersburg, FL (CBS) 1st broadcast
  • 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
  • 1955-07-31 KRNT (now KCCI) TV channel 8 in Des Moines, IA (CBS) 1st broadcast
  • 1955-07-31 WHIS (now WVVA) TV channel 6 in Bluefield, WV (NBC) 1st broadcast
  • 1955-08-01 WILL TV channel 12 in Urbana-Champaign, IL (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1955-08-07 KSTF TV channel 10 in Scottsbluff-Gering, NB (CBS/NBC) begins
  • 1955-08-12 WPBT TV channel 2 in Miami, FL (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1955-08-15 WXEX TV channel 8 in Richmond-Petersburg, VA (ABC) begins
  • 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
  • 1955-09-15 WCTV TV channel 6 in Tallahassee-Thomasville, FL (CBS) begins
  • 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
  • 1956-02-09 KHPL (now KWNB) TV channel 6 in Hayes Center, NB (ABC) 1st broadcast
  • 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
  • 1956-05-29 WESH TV channel 2 in Daytona Beach-Orlando, FL (NBC) 1st broadcast
  • 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