FIRST CBS-TV SHOW IN COLOR ON THIS DAY IN 1951

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CBS Color System Test Pattern

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Arthur Godfrey

The CBS television network presented its first commercial color telecast
using their FCC approved color system with a test broadcast on Monday,
June 25,1951, The show, featuring Arthur Godfrey and guest Fay Dunaway,
was shown from 4:30 to 5:30 PM.

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A CBS-Columbia 12CC2 Color Receiver (1951)

posted by Bob Karm in DEBUT,HISTORY,TECHNICAL,TV,VARIETY SHOW and have Comment (1)

One Response to “FIRST CBS-TV SHOW IN COLOR ON THIS DAY IN 1951”

  1. Bryon Young says:

    I seriously doubt Arthur Godfrey’s guest was Faye Dunaway who was 10 or 11 when this show was done. More likely Faye Emerson, who was very popular on panel shows.

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