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List of years in television (table)
In radio
1939
1940
1941
1942
1943
1944
1945

The year 1942 in television involved some significant events. Below is a list of television-related events during 1942.

Events

February 26 — WRGB Signs on in Albany New York.

Debuts

February 23 - Air Raid Warden’s Basic Lesson debuts on NBC (1942-43)[1]

February 27 - World This Week, an early news program hosted by Linton Wells, debuts on CBS (1942)

March 6 - America At War debuts on CBS (1942)

Television shows

Series Debut Ended
Boxing from Jamaica Arena July 8, 1940 May 18, 1942
CBS Television News July 1, 1941

May 4, 1944

December 25, 1942

Present

Girl About Town with Joan Edwards July 1, 1941 May 1942
Sports with Bob Edge July 1, 1941 May 1942
CBS Television Quiz July 2, 1941 December 25, 1942
Table Talk with Helen Sioussat July 2, 1941 July 31, 1942
Men At Work July 7, 1941 May 1942
Stars of Tomorrow July 16, 1941 May 1942
The Face of the War July 18, 1941 1945
Songs by Harvey Harding July 18, 1941 May 1942
Thrills and Chills from Everywere August 27, 1941 June 4, 1946
Radio City Matinee September 4, 1941 May 1942
The Adam Hats Sports Parade: Wrestling at Ridgewood Grove October 21, 1941 May 12, 1942
America's Town Meeting of the Air December 19, 1941 February 19, 1942
War Backgrounds December 22, 1941 January 19, 1942
Air Raid Warden’s Basic Lesson February 23, 1942 November 29, 1943
World This Week February 26, 1942 April 10, 1942
America At War March 6, 1942 May 20, 1942

Programs ending during 1942

Date Show Debut
February 19, 1942 America's Town Meeting of the Air December 19, 1941
April 10, 1942 World This Week February 27, 1942
May 18, 1942 Boxing from Jamaica Arena July 8, 1940
May 1942 Girl About Town with Joan Edwards July 1, 1941
May 1942 Sports with Bob Edge July 1, 1941
July 31, 1942 Table Talk with Helen Sioussat July 2, 1941
May 1942 Men At Work July 7, 1941
May 1942 Stars of Tomorrow July 16, 1941
May 1942 Songs by Harvey Harding July 18, 1941
May 1942 Radio City Matinee September 4, 1941
May 12, 1942 The Adam Hats Sports Parade: Wrestling at Ridgewood Grove October 21, 1941
May 20, 1942 America At War March 6, 1942
January 19, 1942 War Backgrounds December 22, 1941
December 25, 1942 CBS Television Quiz July 2, 1941
December 25, 1942 CBS Television News July 1, 1941

Births

Deaths


References

  1. ^ "Old Tv History".