On This Day

Events in Film & TV on November 15

  • 1926 1st formal radio network, RCA takes over AT&T 25 station Network (NBC)
  • 1932 Walt Disney Art School created
  • 1953 WIBW TV channel 13 in Topeka, KS (CBS/ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1953 WRBL TV channel 3 in Columbus, GA (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1964 KBYU TV channel 11 in Provo, UT (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1967 WLTV TV channel 23 in Miami, FL (IND) begins broadcasting
  • 1969 The 1st ever colour television commercial in the UK, for Birds Eye peas, airs on ATV in the Midlands during a Thunderbirds episode
  • 1979 ABC-TV announces it would broadcast nightly specials on Iran hostage

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1986 2nd time "Saturday Night Live" uses a time delay (Sam Kinison hosts)

Television Producer Lorne Michaels
Television Producer
Lorne Michaels
Actor Phil Hartman
Actor
Phil Hartman
  • 1989 "Batman" film is released on video tape