Television Channel History (Part 5)

TV Channels: ABC - BBC - CBC - CBS - CNN - ESPN - FOX TV - HBO - ITV - MTV - NBC - Netflix - WABC - YouTube

Events in Film & TV

Events 801 - 881 of 881

  • 1970-05-31 KDUB TV channel 40 in Dubuque, IA (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1970-06-04 WSMW TV channel 27 in Worcester, MA (IND) begins broadcasting
  • 1970-06-05 KPAX TV channel 8 in Missoula, Montana (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1970-06-22 WSWO TV channel 26 in Springfield, OH (ABC) suspends broadcasting
  • 1970-07-18 WJCL TV channel 22 in Savannah, GA (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1970-08-01 KTSD TV channel 10 in Pierre, SD (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1970-08-07 WDHN TV channel 18 in Dothan, AL (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1970-08-31 WKMJ TV channel 68 in Louisville, Kentucky (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1970-09-17 WSWP TV channel 9 in Grandview, WV (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1970-09-21 KAPP TV channel 35 in Yakima, WA (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1970-10-03 WAPT TV channel 16 in Jackson, MS (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1970-10-04 WFYI TV channel 20 in Indianapolis, IN (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1970-10-29 WYEA (now WLTZ) TV channel 38 in Columbus, GA (NBC) 1st broadcast
  • 1970-10-30 KVEW TV channel 42 in Kennewick, WA (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1970-11-01 KGTF TV channel 12 in Agana, GU (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1970-11-23 KNCT TV channel 46 in Belton/Killeen, TX (PBS) begins broadcasting

  • 1970-12-21 WUTV TV channel 29 in Buffalo, NY (IND) begins broadcasting
  • 1971-01-25 WHMB TV channel 40 in Indianapolis, IN (IND) begins broadcasting
  • 1971-02-03 KTSC TV channel 8 in Pueblo-Colorado Spgs, CO (PBS) 1st broadcast
  • 1971-02-28 WDRB TV channel 41 in Louisville, Kentucky (IND) begins broadcasting
  • 1971-03-16 KDCD TV channel 18 in Midland, TX (IND) suspends broadcasting
  • 1971-03-21 WCPB TV channel 28 in Salisbury, MD (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1971-03-29 WSVN (now WSBN) TV channel 47 in Norton, VA (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1971-04-05 WNJT TV channel 52 in Trenton, NJ (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1971-04-07 WCJB TV channel 20 in Gainesville, FL (ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting 3-judge US Circuit Court of Appeals
  • 1971-04-11 WBFF TV channel 45 in Baltimore, MD (IND) begins broadcasting
  • 1971-05-31 WDXR (now WKPD) TV channel 29 in Paducah, KY (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1971-06-06 WHAE (now WGNX) TV channel 46 in Atlanta, GA (CBN) begins broadcasting
  • 1971-06-23 WTVP TV channel 47 in Peoria, IL (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1971-07-24 WUHQ TV channel 41 in Battle Creek, MI (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1971-08-05 WNPE TV channel 16 in Watertown, NY (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1971-08-23 WGTU TV channel 29 in Traverse City, MI (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1971-08-30 WNPI TV channel 18 in Norwood, NY (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1971-09-10 KVUE TV channel 24 in Austin, Texas (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1971-09-13 WIIQ TV channel 41 in Demopolis, AL (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1971-09-26 WGBY TV channel 57 in Springfield, MA (PBS) begins broadcasting

  • 1971-10-04 KMPH TV channel 26 in Visalia-Fresno, CA (IND) begins broadcasting
  • 1971-10-13 WTZH TV channel 24 in Meridian, MS (CBS) suspends broadcasting
  • 1971-10-23 WXLT (now WWSB) TV channel 40 in Sarasota-Bradenton, FL (ABC) begins
  • 1971-12-05 KCBJ (now KMIZ) TV channel 17 in Columbia, MO (ABC) 1st broadcast
  • 1971-12-22 KUAC TV channel 9 in Fairbanks/College, AK (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1971-12-31 KAID TV channel 4 in Boise, ID (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1972-01-01 KDSD TV channel 16 in Aberdeen, SD (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1972-01-14 WMAH TV channel 19 in Biloxi, Mississippi (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1972-01-14 WMAU TV channel 17 in Bude, Mississippi (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1972-01-14 WMAW TV channel 14 in Meridian, Mississippi (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1972-01-24 WRIP (now WDSI) TV channel 61 in Chattanooga, TN (IND) 1st broadcast
  • 1972-03-01 KHMA TV channel 11 in Houma, LA (IND) begins broadcasting
  • 1972-05-19 WMAV TV channel 18 in Oxford, MS (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1972-09-10 WKAR TV channel 23 in East Lansing, MI (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1972-09-15 WMAO TV channel 23 in Greenwood, MS (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1972-09-25 KAVT (now KSMQ) TV channel 15 in Austin, MN (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1972-10-23 WNJS TV channel 23 in Camden, NJ (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1972-11-19 KFIZ TV channel 34 in Fond du Lac, WI suspends broadcasting
  • 1972-12-17 WGVC (now WUCX) TV channel 35 in Grand Rapids, MI (PBS) 1st broadcast
  • 1973-01-07 WNPB TV channel 13 in Marquette, MI (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1980-12-08 "Bravo" network premieres on cable TV
  • 1983-03-07 TNN (The Nashville Network) begins on Cable TV
  • 1983-11-03 Nashville Network begins on cable TV
  • 1987-09-16 New York City's WNET-TV channel 13 begins round clock broadcasting
  • 1990-01-01 Sports News Network begins operation on cable TV
  • 1990-01-01 FCC implements "SYNDEX" giving independent stations more rights over cable TV outlets for exclusive syndicated programs
  • 1990-04-01 "Ha!" comedy Channel on cable TV begins transmitting
  • 1990-06-01 Cowboy Channel on cable TV begins transmitting
  • 1990-12-31 Sci-Fi Channel on cable TV begins transmitting
  • 1991-04-22 Shalom America (Jewish cable network) is launched in Brooklyn & Queens
  • 1992-09-17 House votes 280 to 128 to give FCC control of cable TV rates
  • 1992-10-01 Cartoon Cable Network premieres
  • 1994-06-01 FX Channel, Cable Network, debuts
  • 1994-06-20 Howard Stern begins 30-minute (Radio) TV show on E! cable network
  • 1995-01-30 Belgium's TV channel 2 in Flanders goes on the air
  • 1995-02-01 Belgium's TV channel VT4 goes on the air
  • 1995-05-06 Classic Sports Network begins on cable TV
  • 1996-08-01 M2, MTV's second TV channel is launched

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2007-07-19 TV drama "Mad Men" debuts starring Jon Hamm, Elisabeth Moss and Vincent Kartheiser on cable network AMC

Actor Jon Hamm
Actor
Jon Hamm
Actress Elisabeth Moss
Actress
Elisabeth Moss

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2007-10-14 "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" featuring Kim, Khloé, and Kourtney Kardashian premieres on the E! cable network in the US

TV Personality & Model Kim Kardashian
TV Personality & Model
Kim Kardashian
TV Personality Khloé Kardashian
TV Personality
Khloé Kardashian
  • 2007-10-15 Fox Business Network (FBN), American financial cable network is launched

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2013-12-14 Venkatraman Ramakrishnan is named as one of the 25 Greatest Global Living Indians by NDTV Channel, India

Structural Biologist Venkatraman Ramakrishnan
Structural Biologist
Venkatraman Ramakrishnan
  • 2018-08-07 CW network announces Ruby Rose cast as lesbian superhero Batwoman
  • 2018-12-01 World's first super-high definition 8K television channel by Japanese broadcaster NHK launches
  • 2019-10-28 Country of Georgia hit by a massive cyber attack affecting 2,000 websites, TV channels and government departments.