1942 in television

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

Events[edit]

  • April 1 – The U.S. War Production Board halts the manufacture of television and radio equipment for consumer use. The ban is lifted October 1, 1945.
  • April 13 – The Federal Communications Commission minimum programming time required of U.S. television stations is reduced from 15 hours to four hours a week during the war.

Television shows[edit]

Series Debut Ended
CBS Television Quiz July 2, 1941 July 1, 1942
Men At Work July 7, 1941 January 26, 1942
Thrills and Chills Everywere August 27, 1941 1946?

Programs ending during 1942[edit]

Date Show Debut
January 26, 1942 Men At Work July 7, 1941
July 1, 1942 CBS Television Quiz July 2, 1941

Births[edit]