Today in NBC History (Part 2)

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Historical Events

Events 101 - 200 of 464

1952-01-14 - "Today Show" premieres with Dave Garroway & Jack Lescoulie on NBC-TV
1952-02-04 - 1st black executive of a major TV station (Jackie Robinson-WNBC NY)
1952-02-08 - "RCA Victor Show Starring Dennis Day," debuts on NBC TV
1952-09-29 - "Lights Out" last airs on NBC-TV
1952-12-10 - WSLS TV channel 10 in Roanoke, VA (NBC) begins broadcasting
1952-12-15 - KHON TV channel 2 in Honolulu, HI (NBC) begins broadcasting
1952-12-20 - KHQ TV channel 6 in Spokane, WA (NBC) begins broadcasting
Baseball Player Jackie RobinsonBaseball Player Jackie Robinson 1953-01-01 - WBRE TV channel 28 in Wilkes-Barre Scranton, PA (NBC) 1st broadcast
1953-01-04 - KTSM TV channel 9 in El Paso, TX (NBC) begins broadcasting
1953-01-14 - WALA TV channel 10 in Mobile, AL (NBC) begins broadcasting
1953-01-28 - J Fred Muggs (the chimp) joins NBC's "Today Show"
1953-02-01 - WEEK TV channel 25 in Peoria, IL (NBC) begins broadcasting
1953-02-03 - J Fred Muggs, a chimp, becomes a regular on NBC's Today Show
1953-03-02 - The Academy Awards are first broadcast on television by NBC.
1953-03-08 - WFMJ TV channel 21 in Youngstown, OH (NBC) begins broadcasting
1953-03-17 - WWLP TV channel 22 in Springfield, MA (NBC) begins broadcasting
1953-03-18 - KGNC (now KAMR) TV channel 4 in Amarillo, TX (NBC) begins broadcasting
1953-04-12 - KFDX TV channel 3 in Wichita Falls, TX (NBC) begins broadcasting
1953-04-23 - KTAR (now KPNX) TV channel 12 in Phoenix, AZ (NBC) begins broadcasting
1953-05-03 - WTVO TV channel 17 in Rockford, IL (NBC) begins broadcasting
1953-05-10 - KCBD TV channel 11 in Lubbock, TX (NBC) begins broadcasting
1953-05-23 - WHIZ TV channel 18 in Zanesville, OH (NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting
1953-06-01 - KMJ (now KSEE) TV channel 24 in Fresno, CA (NBC) begins broadcasting
1953-06-01 - WDAY TV channel 6 in Fargo, ND (ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting
1953-06-09 - "Milton Berle Show/Texaco Star Theater" last airs on NBC-TV
1953-06-13 - KOAA TV channel 5 in Pueblo-Colorado Spgs, CO (NBC) 1st broadcast
1953-06-24 - KSWS (now KOBR) TV channel 8 in Roswell, NM (NBC) begins broadcasting
1953-07-12 - KTVB TV channel 7 in Boise, ID (NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting
1953-07-16 - KROC (now KTTC) TV channel 10 in Rochester, MN (NBC) 1st broadcast
1953-08-01 - KOBI TV channel 5 in Medford, OR (NBC) begins broadcasting
1953-08-16 - KTAL TV channel 6 in Shreveport-Texarkana, LA (NBC) begins
1953-08-31 - KRBC TV channel 9 in Abilene, TX (NBC) begins broadcasting
1953-09-04 - WATR (now WTXX) TV channel 20 in Waterbury, CT (NBC) begins
1953-09-04 - WGEM TV channel 10 in Quincy-Hannibal, IL (NBC) begins broadcasting
1953-09-09 - KGTV TV channel 10 in San Diego, CA (ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting
1953-09-09 - WFIE TV channel 14 in Evansville, IN (NBC) begins broadcasting
1953-09-11 - KSBW TV channel 8 in Salinas-Monterey, CA (NBC) begins broadcasting
1953-09-15 - KVOA TV channel 4 in Tucson, AZ (NBC) begins broadcasting
1953-09-26 - KERO TV channel 23 in Bakersfield, CA (CBS/NBC) begins broadcasting
1953-09-28 - "Bob & Ray Show" TV Variety last air on NBC
1953-09-28 - "Juvenile Jury" TV Children's last airs on NBC, moved to CBS
1953-09-29 - "Buick-Berle Show" debuts on NBC-TV
1953-09-30 - WICS TV channel 20 in Springfield, IL (NBC) begins broadcasting
1953-10-01 - KYTV TV channel 3 in Springfield, MO (NBC) begins broadcasting
1953-10-01 - WATE TV channel 6 in Knoxville, TN (ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting
1953-10-08 - WTAP TV channel 15 in Parkersburg-Marietta, WV (NBC) begins
1953-10-18 - WTVK TV channel 26 in Knoxville, TN (NBC) begins broadcasting
1953-10-25 - KIEM TV channel 3 in Eureka, CA (NBC/CBS/ABC) begins broadcasting
1953-11-01 - KCEN TV channel 6 in Temple-Waco, TX (NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting
1953-11-07 - WIS TV channel 10 in Columbia, SC (NBC) begins broadcasting
1953-11-09 - KTVQ TV channel 2 in Billings, MT (CBS/NBC) begins broadcasting
1953-11-21 - WKJG TV channel 33 in Ft Wayne, IN (NBC) begins broadcasting
1953-11-23 - KVFD (now KTIN) TV channel 21 in Ft Dodge, IA (NBC) 1st broadcast
1953-12-01 - WCSH TV channel 6 in Portland, ME (NBC) begins broadcasting
1953-12-15 - WJHG TV channel 7 in Panama City, FL (NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting
1953-12-19 - KFYR TV channel 5 in Bismarck, ND (NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting
1953-12-21 - KOMU TV channel 8 in Columbia, MO (NBC/PBS) begins broadcasting
1953-12-24 - KOA (now KCNC) TV channel 4 in Denver, CO (NBC) begins broadcasting
1953-12-28 - WLBT TV channel 3 in Jackson, MS (NBC) begins broadcasting
1953-12-31 - WFBC (now WYFF) TV channel 4 in G'ville-Spartanburg, SC (NBC) begins
1954-02-16 - WNEM TV channel 5 in Bay City, MI (NBC) begins broadcasting
1954-02-17 - WAST (now WNYT) TV channel 13 in Albany-Troy, NY (NBC) 1st broadcast
1954-03-09 - 1st local color TV coml WNBT-TV (WNBC-TV) NYC (Castro Decorators)
1954-03-21 - KFBB TV channel 5 in Great Falls, MT (ABC/CBS/NBC) begins broadcasting
1954-04-07 - WALB TV channel 10 in Albany, GA (NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting
1954-04-09 - WECT TV channel 6 in Wilmington, NC (NBC/CBS) begins broadcasting
1954-04-15 - KARK TV channel 4 in Little Rock, AR (NBC) begins broadcasting
1954-04-15 - WHO TV channel 13 in Des Moines, IA (NBC) begins broadcasting
1954-05-01 - WAPA TV channel 4 in San Juan, PR (NBC/SFN) begins broadcasting
1954-06-05 - "Your Show Of Shows" last airs on NBC-TV
1954-07-15 - WBOC TV channel 16 in Salisbury, MD (CBS/NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting
1954-08-14 - WGR TV (now WGRZ) TV channel 2 in Buffalo, NY (NBC) begins
1954-08-22 - WPTV TV channel 5 in Palm Beach, FL (NBC) begins broadcasting
1954-09-10 - WLUK TV channel 11 in Green Bay, WI (NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting
1954-09-11 - KXJB TV channel 4 in Valley City (Fargo) (NBC) begins broadcasting
1954-09-12 - WLBZ TV channel 2 in Bangor, ME (NBC) begins broadcasting
1954-09-13 - WPBN TV channel 7 in Traverse City, MI (NBC) begins broadcasting
1954-09-24 - Tonight Show premieres on NBC (Johnny takes over 8 years later)
1954-09-26 - KUTV TV channel 2 in Salt Lake City, UT (NBC) begins broadcasting
1954-09-29 - KALB TV channel 5 in Alexandria, LA (NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting
1954-10-09 - KTIV TV channel 4 in Sioux City, IA (NBC) begins broadcasting
1954-10-18 - WNBC radio changes call letters to WRCA (NYC)
1954-11-28 - KCKT (now KSNC) TV channel 2 in Great Bend, KS (NBC) 1st broadcast
1954-12-05 - KTEW (now KJRH) TV channel 2 in Tulsa, OK (NBC) begins broadcasting
1954-12-08 - WPTZ TV channel 5 in Plattsburgh, NY (NBC) begins broadcasting
1954-12-17 - WEAU TV channel 13 in Eau Claire, WI (NBC) begins broadcasting
1954-12-25 - WSFA TV channel 12 in Montgomery, AL (NBC) begins broadcasting
1955-01-02 - 1st "Bob Cummings Show" premieres on NBC (later on CBS)
1955-01-23 - KORK (now KVBC) TV channel 3 in Las Vegas, NV (NBC) 1st broadcast
1955-02-14 - WFLA (now WXFL) TV channel 8 in Tampa-St Petersburg, FL (NBC) begins
1955-03-01 - KFAR (now KATN) TV channel 2 in Fairbanks, AK (ABC/NBC) 1st broadcast
1955-03-15 - WLEX TV channel 18 in Lexington, KY (NBC) begins broadcasting
1955-04-14 - WBRZ TV channel 2 in Baton Rouge, LA (ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting
1955-05-21 - WFRV TV channel 5 in Green Bay, WI (ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting
1955-05-27 - Red Buttons Show, last airs on NBC-TV
1955-05-30 - KMVT TV channel 11 in Twin Falls, ID (CBS/NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting
1955-06-04 - "Mickey Rooney Show" TV comedy last airs on NBC
1955-06-12 - "Mr Peepers" (TV Comedy) starring Wally Cox airs for last time on NBC
1955-06-12 - Monitor (full weekend program) begins on NBC radio network
1955-06-25 - "Imogene Coca Show" last airs on NBC-TV

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