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Television Day: Who was shown on TV first, when did color TV and remote come, know 10 interesting facts about television


oi-Pallavi Kumari


Updated: Monday, November 21, 2022, 10:59 [IST]

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World Television Day: World Television Day is celebrated worldwide on 21 November. We all know that television has become a part of our life today. We all are aware of its role. TV is a source of information and entertainment. Even in the era of social media, the importance of TV has not diminished. The first electronic television was built in 1927 by Philo Taylor Farnsworth. After Philo made electronic TV, it was publicly demonstrated on 03 September 1928. TV was first used in India on 15 September 1959 with the establishment of Doordarshan Kendra in Delhi. World Television Day was established on 21 November by the United Nations General Assembly on 17 December 1996. Let’s know about 10 interesting facts related to TV on Television Day?

World Television Day

1. William Taynton, an assistant to TV inventor John Logie Baird, was the first person to broadcast on television. He was offered two shillings and six pence a week to sit in front of a TV transmitter.

2. The Late Late Show, which has aired since 1962. The Tonight Show, which has aired since 1954, is the longest-running talk show on television in the world.

3. The first television advertisement to be broadcast on TV took place on 1 July 1941 in New York. This ad was of 20 seconds. TV commercials at the time cost $9.

4. There was no TV broadcaster in Iceland until 1987.

5. Television was recognized as a word in English in 1907 and the short name TV came into existence in 1948.

6. The world’s first high definition television system debuted in the UK in 1936.

7. The first color TV set was made by Westinghouse in March 1954.

8.The Sony Watchman was the world’s first pocket television, introduced in 1982.

9.The first television remote was developed by Zenith in the 1950s.

10. In 2004 the number of television sets in the United Kingdom exceeded the number of people.

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