W2XBS Schedule, January 1941

Here are all the listings published in The New York Daily News during January 1941 for experimental NBC station W2XBS. Thanks again to early TV enthusiast Matt for providing these listings.

Wednesday, January 8, 1941 [1]
8:15PM – CCNY – St. John’s; NYU – Manhattan Basketball Games

Sunday, January 12, 1941 [2]
8:10PM – Americans-Rangers Hockey Game

Wednesday, January 15, 1941 [3]
8:30PM – Film “Happiness C.O.D. (1935),” Donald Meek, Irene Ware

Friday, January 17, 1941 [4]
8:30PM – Wrestling Matches

Sunday, January 19, 1941 [5]
8:40PM – Americans-Toronto Hockey Game

Wednesday, January 22, 1941 [6]
8:30PM – Film “The Marines Are Here (1938),” June Travis

Friday, January 24, 1941 [7]
12:00PM – Variety Program

Wednesday, January 29, 1941 [8]
8:10PM – LIU-Butler; St. Francis-Rhode Island State Basketball Games

Friday, January 31, 1941 [9]
8:30PM – Wrestling Matches

As I’ve explained before, it’s impossible to know whether or not W2XBS broadcast other programs during January 1941. The station may have aired other movies or sporting events not listed in The New York Daily News.

Explore more historical TV schedules for W2XBS: 1939, 1940, 1941.

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 “Wednesday’s Radio Features.” New York Daily News. 8 Jan. 1941: 52.
2 “Sunday’s Radio Features.” New York Daily News. 12 Jan. 1941: 50.
3 “Wednesday’s Radio Features.” New York Daily News. 15 Jan. 1941: 50.
4 “Friday’s Radio Features.” New York Daily News. 17 Jan. 1941: 48.
5 “Sunday’s Radio Features.” New York Daily News. 19 Jan. 1941: 16.
6 “Wednesday’s Radio Features.” New York Daily News. 22 Jan. 1941: 52.
7 “Friday’s Radio Features.” New York Daily News. 24 Jan. 1941: 42.
8 “Wednesday’s Radio Features.” New York Daily News. 29 Jan. 1941: 42.
9 “Friday’s Radio Features.” New York Daily News. 31 Jan. 1941: 48.

One Reply to “W2XBS Schedule, January 1941”

  1. There’s a good possibility they had an evening news program but didn’t consider it worth listing.
    41-42 would be the last season for the Brooklyn Americans. All six other teams at the time are still going.

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