1943 in television

The year 1943 in television involved some significant events. Below is a list of television-related events during 1943.

List of years in television (table)
In radio


  • May 8 – Opening of Paris Télévision – Fernsehsender Paris, a channel operated by German occupation authorities (Kurt Hinzmann, former director of Fernsehsender "Paul Nipkow") after an agreement between Telefunken and Compagnie des Compteurs, with a (German) 441-line standard. Local French programmes and Fernsehsender "Paul Nipkow“ programmes are interlaced.
  • June – Work is begun for the U.S. Army Air Forces to develop a remotely controlled glide bomb guided by a radio receiver and a television transmitter using a 625-line iconoscope tube. The first are completed in July and tested in August.
  • December 23 – The first complete opera, Hansel and Gretel, is telecast, by WRGB in Schenectady.
  • The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) is formed. Its television network debuts in 1948.
  • Germany experiments with a flying bomb guided by a television camera, created by Fernseh, using both the Superikonoscope and the Farnsworth image dissector.


Television shows

Series Debut Ended
The Face of the War July 18, 1941 1945
Thrills and Chills from Everywhere August 27, 1941 June 4, 1946
The Voice of Firestone Televues 1943 1947
1949 1963



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