Commercial Television Stations in the U. S. as of Mar. 1, 1947

This list was taken from the 1947 Broadcasting Yearbook. Only those stations with an asterisk were on the air. For stations not yet on the air, the dates are projections of when the stations would be going on the air.

KOB-TVAlbuquerque NM4June 1947Albuquerque Broadcasting Co. Inc. KOB
WOI-TVAmes IA4....Iowa State College WOI
WAAMBaltimore MD13IndefRadio-Television of Baltimore Inc. ...
WMARBaltimore MD2Sep 1 1947The A. S. Abell Co. ...
WWBTBaltimore MD11Oct 1947Hearst Radio Inc. WBAL
WBZ-TVBoston MA41947Westinghouse Radio Stations Inc. WBZ
WBEN-TVBuffalo NY41947WBEN Inc. WBEN
WBKB*Chicago IL4Oct 1942Balaban & Katz Corp. ...
WENR-TVChicago IL7Sep 1947American Broadcasting Co. Inc. WENR
WGN-TVChicago IL9May 1947WGN Inc. WGN
WNBYChicago IL5IndefNational Broadcasting Co. Inc. WMAQ
WLWTCincinnati OH41947Crosley Broadcasting Corp. WLW
WEWSCleveland OH51947Scripps-Howard Radio Inc. WCPO
WNBKCleveland OH41947National Broadcasting Co. Inc. WTAM
WLWXColumbus OH31947Crosley Broadcasting Corp. WLW, WINS
KRLD-TVDallas TX4....KRLD Radio Corp. KRLD
WDLTDetroit MI5....King-Trendle Broadcasting Corp. ABC
WWDTDetroit MI41947Evening News Assn. WWJ
KCPNFort Worth TX51947Carter Publications Inc. WBAP-KGKO
WWHBIndianapolis IN3....The William H. Block Co. ...
WJAC-TVJohnstown PA13....WJAC Inc. WJAC
WHAS-TVLouisville KY9....Courier-Journal & Louisville Times Co.
KTLALos Angeles CA5Now W6XYZTelevision Productions Inc. ....
....Los Angeles CA4....National Broadcasting Co. Inc. ...
....Los Angeles CA7....American Broadcasting Co. Inc. KECA
....Los Angeles CA9....Earle C. Anthony KFI
....Los Angeles CA11....Los Angeles Times ...
....Los Angeles CA13Not setDorothy S. Thackrey KLAC
WTMJ-TVMilwaukee WI3....The Journal Co. WTMJ
WTCN-TVMinneapolis MN4Summer 1947Minnesota Broadcasting Corp. WTCN
....New Orleans LA4....Maison Blanche Co. WSMB (50%)
WABD*New York NY5May 2 1944Allen B. DuMont Labs Inc. ...
WCBS-TV*New York NY2Jul 1 1941Columbia Broadcasting System Inc. WCBS
WNBT*New York NY4Jul 1941National Broadcasting Co. Inc. WNBC
WFIL-TVPhiladelphia PA6....Triangle Publications Inc. WFIL
WPEN-TVPhiladelphia PA10Jun 1947William Penn Broadcasting Co. WPEN
WPTZ*Philadelphia PA31947Philco Television Broadcasting Corp. ...
....Pittsburgh PA3....Allen B. DuMont Labs Inc. ...
KGWGPortland OR6....Oregonian Publishing Co. KGW
WJAR-TVProvidence RI11....The Outlet Co. WJAR
WTVRRichmond VA31947Havens & Martin Inc. WMBG
KARORiverside CA1....Broadcasting Corp. of America KPRO
KDYL-TVSalt Lake C. UT......Intermountain Broadcasting Corp. KDYL
KCPRSan Francisco CA111947The Chronicle Publishing Co. ...
KGO-TVSan Francisco CA7....American Broadcasting Co. Inc. KGO
KWISSan Francisco CA51947The Associated Broadcasters Inc. KSFO
WRGB*Schenectady NY4Nov 6 1939General Electric Co. WGY
KRSC-TVSeattle WA51947Radio Sales Corp. KRSC
KSD-TV*St. Louis MO5Feb 1947The Pulitzer Publishing Co. KSD
KSTP-TVSt. Paul MN5Dec 1947KSTP Inc. KSTP
KGDM-TVStockton CA8....E. F. Peffer KGDM
WTVTToledo OH131947The Fort Industry Co. WSPD
WRTBWaltham MA2....Raytheon Manufacturing Co. ...
WNBWWashington DC41947National Broadcasting Co. Inc. WRC
WTTG*Washington DC5Jun 25 1945Allen B. DuMont Labs Inc. ...
WTVWWashington DC71947The Evening Star Broadcasting Co. WMAL
WWBRWashington DC9Mid-1947Bamberger Broadcasting Service Inc.
WOR (New York)

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