WNBT Schedule, Week of September 28th, 1941

Here’s the schedule for NBC’s commercial station WNBT in New York City for the week starting Sunday, September 28th, 1941, straight from daily television listings printed in The New York Times. The station was off the air on Sunday. Sports for the week included the regular Monday boxing bout, racing on Thursday and Friday and a football game on Saturday.

Other programs for the week included episodes of irregularly scheduled shows featuring the likes of Zeke Manners, Jack Smith and Betty Randall, as well as the third and final episode of Fashion Discoveries in Television on Thursday. There was also something called “The Madrigrals” on Wednesday and another installment of Face of the War with Sam Cuff on Friday.

Monday, September 29th, 1941 [1]
8-9PM – Test Pattern
9-11PM – Boxing; Jamaica Arena

Tuesday, September 30th, 1941 [2]
1-3:30PM – Test Pattern
3:30PM – Film-Daniel Boone
4:30-5PM – Test Pattern
8-9PM – Test Pattern
9PM – Jack Smith’s Prevues
9:30PM – In the Spotlight
9:50PM – News Reports

Wednesday, October 1st, 1941 [3]
1-2:30PM – Test Pattern
2:30PM – Radio City Matinee
3:30-5PM – Test Pattern
8-9PM – Test Pattern
9PM – RCA Emergency Volunteer First Aid Crew
9:10PM – Ted Steele and Betty Randall, Music
9:20PM – Current Events in Art-Helen Appleton Read
9:35PM – Inquiring Photographer
9:45PM – The Madrigalists

Thursday, October 2nd, 1941 [4]
1-2:30PM – Test Pattern
2:30-5PM – Racing at Belmont
5PM – Fashion Discoveries
8-9PM – Test Pattern
9PM – Travel-Hendrik de Leeuw
9:30PM – Play the Game
10PM – News Reports

Friday, October 3rd, 1941 [5]
1-2:30PM – Test Pattern
2:30-5PM – Racing at Belmont
8-9PM – Test Pattern
9PM – Zeke Manners Hillbillies
9:50PM – Face of the War-Sam Cuff

Saturday, October 4th, 1941 [7]
1-2:30PM – Test Pattern
2:30-5PM – Football: C.C.N.Y. vs. Buffalo, at Lewisohn Stadium

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.

Works Cited:

1 “Radio Today.” New York Times. 29 Sep. 1941: 32.
2 “Radio Today.” New York Times. 30 Sep. 1941: 46.

3 “Radio Today.” New York Times. 1 Oct. 1941: 42.
4 “Radio Today.” New York Times. 2 Oct. 1941: 50.
5 “Radio Today.” New York Times. 3 Oct. 1941: 46.
6 “Radio Today.” New York Times. 4 Oct. 1941: C32.

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