1912: The 1st radio act assigns three-and-four letter codes to radio stations and limits broadcasting to the 360m wavelength
1920The first commercial radio broadcast was transmitted on a Pittsburgh Westinghouse station called KDKA. Alex John Myer was the radio station manager hosting this very special commercial broadcasting
790 KABC was the 1st radio show to broadcast Soap operas when they were first introduced by The Smith Family in 1925.
In 1927, a man named Philo T. Farnsworth transmitted the first all-electronic television image.
1939Robert Kaneintroduces the Batmancartoon First news letter about Batman printed in the New York Times Welcome to the year 1939... The New York World's Fair was taking place.... The rumblings of World War II were beginning in Europe... Movies like Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, The Wizard of Oz and Gone With the Wind were coming out to theatres across the country... And a new form of entertainment, The Comic Book, was introduced into the American society ,thanks to what would become NYC’s Comics and it's new caped super-hero known as, SUPERMAN.... ....and into this world was borne...a new and terrifying hero... A "Weird figure of the Night".... THE BATMAN… Resource: http://figuremasterles.tripod.com/id47.html
In 1965, Bill Cosby becomes the first African-American to headline a television show, in the hit series, I spy. Months later ABC pays 32 million dollars for a four-year contract with the NCAA to broadcast football games on Saturday afternoons.
1996 President Bill Clinton signs legislation that significantly deregulates telecommunications , creating almost limitless opportunities for broadcasters and cable companies .Pressured by the federal Communications Commission, television broadcasters agree to include three hours a week of educational children’s programming schedule. Broadcasters ,television, and PC manufacturers agree on a standard for HDTV. (High-definition digital television)