Here’s the schedule for WNBT (NBC’s flagship TV station in New York City) for the week starting Sunday, November 16th, 1947. The New York Times published daily listings for television stations in the city, including WNBT, alongside its comprehensive radio listings.
WNBT kicked off its broadcast week on Sunday (November 16th) with Author Meets the Critic at 8PM ET. Then came music, a fashion show, news, and a film short.
On Monday (November 17th), WNBT and the other TV stations in New York City carried coverage of President Truman’s address to a joint session of Congress. He discussed foreign aid. That evening, WNBT aired the 1939 film Fisherman’s Wharf, starring Bobby Breen.
WNBT was off the air on Tuesday (November 18th).
The Wednesday (November 19th) lineup consisted of Kraft Television Theatre, In the Kelvinator Kitchen, and Current Opinion.
On Thursday, Meet the Press featured Minnesota Representative Harold Knutson as guest. Later that evening, the station aired a film about Princess Elizabeth.
During the afternoon and evening on Friday (November 21st), WNBT broadcast films of the Royal Wedding of Princess Elizabeth and Philip Mountbatten, Duke of Edinburgh.
On Saturday (November 22nd), the station aired an afternoon football gaming pitting Princeton against Dartmouth.
Sunday, November 16th, 1947
8:00PM Author Meets the Critics
8:30PM America Song
8:50PM Fashion Show
9:05PM Week’s News Highlights
9:15PM Musical Short
Monday, November 17th, 1947
1:30PM President Truman Addressing Joint Session of Congress
8:10PM Feature Film: Fisherman’s Wharf, with Bobby Breen
9:20PM Boxing, St. Nicholas Arena
Tuesday, November 18th, 1947
No Programs Scheduled
Wednesday, November 19th, 1947
7:30PM [Kraft Television Theatre] Drama: But Not Goodbye
8:30PM In the [Kelvinator] Kitchen–Alma Kitchell
9:00PM Current Opinion
Thursday, November 20th, 1947
8:00PM Meet the Press: Rep. Harold Knutson
8:30PM Television News
8:40PM Musical Merry-Go-Round
9:00PM You Are an Artist-Jon Gnagy
9:10PM Film: Britain’s Future Queen
Friday, November 21st, 1947
1:00PM [Swift] Home Service Club: Tex and Jinx
1:30PM Royal Wedding Films
8:00PM Football–Lou Little
8:20PM Royal Wedding Films
8:30PM Weather and News Reports
8:42PM Boxing, St. Nicholas Arena
Saturday, November 22nd, 1947
1:45PM Football: Princeton vs. Dartmouth
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.