Here’s the schedule for NBC’s commercial station WNBT in New York City for the week starting Sunday, November 30th, 1941, straight from daily television listings printed in The New York Times. The station was off the air on Thursday.
Sports for the week including football on Sunday, boxing on Monday and wrestling on Tuesday. Films included I Was a Spy (1933), Phantom Ranger (1938), Blazing Barriers (1937) and Death Rides the Range (1939).
Highlights for the week included another installment in WNBT’s “Search for Beauty” contest; another five-minute “Television and You” broadcast; a program on the care and feeding of dogs; and something called “Fefe’s Monte Carlo Floor Show” on Saturday.
Other programs included another Radio City Matinee, a quiz show called Common Knowledge, as well as programs featuring WNBT regulars Julien Bryan and Harvey Harding, plus news with Ray Forrest and Face of the War with Sam Cuff.
Sunday, November 30th, 1941 
2-4:45PM – Football: Dodgers vs. Pittsburgh, Ebbets Field
8:30-10PM – Film: I Was a Spy
Monday, December 1st, 1941 
9-11PM – Boxing: Jamaica Arena
Tuesday, December 2nd, 1941 
3:30PM – Search for Beauty–Ned Wayburn
3:45PM – Radio City Matinee, with Alfred E. Smith, Others
8:30PM – Julien Bryan, Travelogue
8:55PM – Igor Gorin, Songs
9:05PM – Civilian Defense Program
9:20PM – Harvey Harding, Songs
9:30PM – Wrestling: Ridgewood Grove
Wednesday, December 3rd, 1941 
3:30PM – Film: Canada’s Cozy Corner
3:40-4:40PM – Film: Phantom Ranger
8:30PM – Television and You
8:35PM – Civilian Defense Program
8:45PM – Care and Feeding of Dogs
8:55PM – Play the Game
9:25PM – News–Ray Forrest
Thursday, December 4th, 1941
No Programs Scheduled
Friday, December 5th, 1941 
3:30PM – Film: Land of the Cree
3:40-4:40PM – Film: Blazing Barrier
8:30PM – Jerry Sears, Music
9PM – Quiz–Common Knowledge
9:30PM – Face of the War–Sam Cuff
Saturday, December 6th, 1941 
3:30-4:30PM – Film: Death Rides the Range
8:30PM – Fefe’s Monte Carlo Floor Show
9:15PM – Civilian Defense Program 9:25PM – News–Ray Forrest
Note: Television listings published in newspapers were based on information provided by stations and were subject to change at the last minute. They may not be an accurate representation of what actually aired.
2 “Radio Today.” New York Times. 1 Dec. 1941: 36.
3 “Radio Today.” New York Times. 2 Dec. 1941: 46.
4 “Radio Today.” New York Times. 3 Dec. 1941: 50.
5 “Radio Today.” New York Times. 5 Dec. 1941: C44.
6 “Radio Today.” New York Times. 6 Dec. 1941: 32.