Events in Film & Television in January 1958

  • Jan 1 WMBD TV channel 31 in Peoria, IL (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • Jan 6 WIPR TV channel 6 in San Juan, PR (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Jan 20 KUED TV channel 7 in Salt Lake City, UT (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Jan 21 KMOT TV channel 10 in Minot, ND (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • Jan 22 KRSD (now KEVN) TV channel 7 in Rapid City, SD (ABC) 1st broadcast
  • Jan 26 Jack Smith takes over from Art Baker as TV host of "You Asked for It"

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Jan 31 "Jackpot Bowling" premieres on NBC with Leo Durocher as host

Baseball Player and Manager Leo Durocher
Baseball Player and Manager
Leo Durocher