1933 in television
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The year 1933 in television involved some significant events. Below is a list of television-related events during 1933.
- January 23 – W9XAL in Kansas City begins broadcasting.
- January 24 – John Cameron Swayze begins his daily Journal-Post News Flashes on W9XAL, which is simulcast by KMBC radio.
- April 21 – The first television revue, named Looking In, is shown on the BBC. The first four minutes of this programme survive on a Silvatone record, an early method of home video recording.
- August 4 – W9XAT in Minneapolis, Minnesota makes its first transmission.
- RCA performs private field tests in Camden, New Jersey of an electronic television system.
Ending this year
- The Television Ghost (1931–1933)
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- January 8 – Charles Osgood, journalist
- January 17 – Shari Lewis, puppeteer (died 1998)
- February 2 – Tony Jay, actor (died 2006)
- March 12 – Barbara Feldon, actress, Get Smart
- March 13 - Gloria McMillan, actress, Our Miss Brooks
- March 19
- April 5 – Frank Gorshin, comedian, actor, Batman (died 2005)
- April 7 – Wayne Rogers, actor, financial commentator, M*A*S*H (died 2015)
- April 26 – Carol Burnett, actress, comedian, The Carol Burnett Show
- May 3 - Alex Cord, actor, Airwolf
- May 7 – Roger Perry, actor, Arrest and Trial
- May 20 – Constance Towers, actress, General Hospital
- May 21 – Richard Libertini, actor (died 2016)
- June 8 – Joan Rivers, comedian and host, The Joan Rivers Show, Fashion Police (died 2014)
- June 20 – Danny Aiello, actor
- June 21 – Bernie Kopell, actor, Get Smart, The Love Boat
- June 27 – Gary Crosby, singer and actor (died 1995)
- July 23 – Bert Convy, actor and game show host (died 1991)
- July 26 - Kathryn Hays, actress,
- July 29 - Robert Fuller, actor, Laramie
- July 30 – Edd Byrnes, actor, 77 Sunset Strip
- August 1 – Dom DeLuise, actor and comedian (died 2009)
- August 11 – Jerry Falwell, televangelist (died 2007)
- August 16
- August 25 – Tom Skerritt, actor
- September 13 – Eileen Fulton, actress, As the World Turns
- September 15 - Henry Darrow, Puerto Rican-American actor, The High Chaparral
- September 17 - Pat Crowley, actress, A Date With Judy, Please Don't Eat the Daisies
- September 18 - Robert Blake, actor, Baretta
- September 19 - David McCallum, Scottish-born actor, The Man from U.N.C.L.E.
- September 27
- November 3 – Ken Berry, actor, F Troop
- November 5 – Herb Edelman, actor (died 1996)
- November 19 – Larry King, talk show host
- November 28 – Hope Lange, actress, The Ghost & Mrs. Muir (died 2003)
- December 8 – Flip Wilson, comedian and host, The Flip Wilson Show (died 1998)
- December 15 – Tim Conway, comedian and actor, The Carol Burnett Show, McHale's Navy
- December 22 - Elizabeth Hubbard, actress, The Doctors, As the World Turns
- December 26 – Caroll Spinney, puppeteer
- "'Our Miss Brooks' Actress Seems Headed For Stage Stardom". The Times. Louisiana, Shreveport. May 1, 1949. p. A-17. Retrieved February 2, 2018 – via Newspapers.com.