How did singers adjust to television in 1939? Just singing wasn’t enough. A “pleasant visual personality” was just as important.
What was the ideal woman for television in 1939? According to W2XBS, personality and facial structure were key.
In July 1939, The New York Times suggested that TV announcers on W2XBS needed to work on their delivery.
A list of television plays broadcast live over W2XBS in New York City between July and December 1939.
Read excerpts from an incredible March 1961 editorial about TV censorship by Worthington Minor, who discusses “The Iceman Cometh” on Play of the Week.
In May 1977, NBC announced plans to air a sitcom called Off the Wall in the fall but changed its mind after the pilot drew disastrous ratings.