User:TheRedPenOfDoom/Television stations in New York

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History[edit]

WRGB, in Schenectady, New York, the first experimental television stations in early 1928.

The radio stations NBC and CBS began television broadcasting stations in New York City in the 1930's.[1] During the Wolrd's Fair, held in NYC in 1939 and 1940, the RCA Pavillion (run by NBC's parent company) featured television as part of a heavy promotional push for the media.[1]

independent WPIX which featured sports and old movies. [1]


All major national television stations were based in NYC [1]

In 1994 the Tribune station in New York became part of the WB network.[2]

As of 2007, there were two that broadcast in Spanish 24/7[3]

Referernces[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Kenneth T. Jackson, Lisa Keller, Nancy Flood (ed.). The Encyclopedia of New York City: Second Edition. Yale University press. 
  2. ^ Newcomb, Horace (2004). Encyclopedia of Television. 2. CRC Press. pp. 753–. ISBN 9781579584115. Retrieved 26 October 2012. 
  3. ^ Spanish in New York:Language Contact, Dialectal Leveling, and Structural ... 

Category:Television stations in New York (state)