On This Day

Events in Film & Television in June 1948

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Jun 8 "Texaco Star Theater" premieres on NBC-TV, with "Mr. Television" Milton Berle being made the permanent emcee in September of the same year

Comedian and TV Host Milton Berle
Comedian and TV Host
Milton Berle
  • Jun 9 WBZ TV channel 4 in Boston, MA (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • Jun 15 WPIX TV channel 11 in NYC, NY (IND) begins broadcasting
  • Jun 15 WTNH TV channel 8 in New Haven, CT (ABC) begins broadcasting

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Jun 20 "Toast of the Town" hosted by Ed Sullivan premieres on CBS-TV

TV Host Ed Sullivan
TV Host
Ed Sullivan
  • Jun 21 WNAC (now WHDH) TV channel 7 in Boston, MA (CBS) begins broadcasting