1933 in television

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
List of years in television (table)

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

Television shows

Series Debut Ended
The Television Ghost 1931 1933



  1. ^ "'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.  open access publication – free to read
Retrieved from "https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=1933_in_television&oldid=824828098"
This content was retrieved from Wikipedia : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1933_in_television
This page is based on the copyrighted Wikipedia article "1933 in television"; it is used under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License (CC-BY-SA). You may redistribute it, verbatim or modified, providing that you comply with the terms of the CC-BY-SA