1930 in American television

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This is a list of American television-related events in 1930.


Month Day Event
July 30 W2XBS station, New York, is put in charge of NBC broadcast engineers.
November ? W9XAP in Chicago, Illinois broadcasts the U.S. senatorial election returns, which was the first time a senatorial race, with non-stop vote tallies, was ever televised.
December 07 W1XAV in Boston, Massachusetts broadcasts video from the CBS radio orchestra program, The Fox Trappers. The broadcast also includes the first television commercial in the United States, an advertisement for I.J. Fox Furriers, who sponsored the radio show.

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