1942 in television

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List of years in television (table)
In radio
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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]

February 26 — WRGB Signs on in Albany New York.

Television shows[edit]

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

May 4, 1944

June 1, 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 May 25, 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
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 1942
America's Town Meeting of the Air December 19, 1941 February 19, 1942
War Backgrounds December 22, 1941 May 1942

Programs ending during 1942[edit]

Date Show Debut
February 19, 1942 America's Town Meeting of the Air December 19, 1941
May 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
May 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 1942 The Adam Hats Sports Parade: Wrestling at Ridgewood Grove October 21, 1941
May 1942 War Backgrounds December 22, 1941
May 25, 1942 CBS Television Quiz July 2, 1941
June 1, 1942 CBS Television News July 1, 1941

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

  • October – Bernard Natan, owner of Pathé and co-founder of France's first television company, Télévision-Baird-Natan, 56


References[edit]

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  2. ^ "AmIAnnoying.com". www.amiannoyingornot.com. Retrieved 2019-06-20.