W2XBS Schedule, May 1941

Here are the television listings for NBC’s experimental station W2XBS in New York City, published in The New York Times during May 1941. The somewhat regular Monday/Wednesday/Friday schedule introduced the previous month was not as evident this month. Aside from test patterns, the only programs on the air were sporting events.

Friday, May 2nd, 1941 [1]
7:30 – Test Pattern
8:30PM – Wrestling Bouts at Jamaica Arena

Tuesday, May 6th, 1941 [2]
7:30 – Test Pattern
8:30PM – Soccer Games at Madison Square Garden

Thursday, May 8th, 1941 [3]
3PM – Test Pattern
2:55PM – Baseball: Dodgers-St. Louis, at Ebbets Field

Monday, May 19th, 1941 [4]
8-9PM – Test Pattern
9-Amateur Boxing Bouts at Jamaica Arena

Wednesday, May 21st, 1941 [5]
1:15-2:15PM – Test Pattern
2:15PM – Racing; Belmont Park

Saturday, May 24th, 1941 [6]
8-9PM – Test Pattern
9PM – Amateur Boxing Bouts at Jamaica Arena

Monday, May 26th, 1941 [7]
7:30PM – Test Pattern
8:30PM – Wrestling Bouts at Jamaica Arena

Wednesday, May 28th, 1941 [8]
1-2:15PM – Test Pattern
2:15PM – Racing: Belmont Park

Saturday, May 31st, 1941 [9]
1-2PM – Test Pattern
2PM – ICAAAA Track and Field Meet, Randall’s Island

Works Cited:
1 “Radio Today.” New York Times. 2 May 1941: 42.
2 “Radio Today.” New York Times. 6 May 1941: 42.
3 “Radio Today.” New York Times. 8 May 1941: 44.
4 “Radio Today.” New York Times. 19 May 1941: 32.
5 “Radio Today.” New York Times. 21 May 1941: 44.
6 “Radio Today.” New York Times. 24 May 1941: 32.
7 “Radio Today.” New York Times. 26 May 1941: 36.
8 “Radio Today.” New York Times. 28 May 1941: 50.
9 “Radio Today.” New York Times. 31 May 1941: 50.

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