On This Day

Events in Film & Television in November 1948

  • Nov 2 WJZ TV channel 13 in Baltimore, MD (ABC) begins broadcasting

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Nov 4 American humorist Will Rogers commemorated by US Postage Service on 3-cent stamp

Humorist Will Rogers
Will Rogers
  • Nov 24 WAVE TV channel 3 in Louisville, Kentucky (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • Nov 24 "Bicycle Thieves", Italian film directed by Vittorio De Sica, starring himself and Cesare Zavattini, is released (Honorary Academy Award 1950)
  • Nov 25 KING TV channel 5 in Seattle, WA (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • Nov 29 "Kukla, Fran, & Ollie" debuted on NBC
  • Nov 29 1st opera to be televised, "Othello", broadcast from the Met (NYC)
  • Nov 29 KOB TV channel 4 in Albuquerque, NM (NBC) begins broadcasting