Wilson and the National Production Authority due to scarcity of metals and the conflict in Korea . And on December 17th, the FCC approved color specifications from the National Television System Committee (NTSC) for a color system compatible with existing black and white sets . For a variety of reasons, including a lack of adequate production facilities for color television sets, the expense involved in converting existing television stations to color transmissions, and the cost of color sets for the general public, the adoption of color television was slow.
During the first six months of 1954, fewer than 8,500 color television sets were manufactured in the United States .
Below are all new and returning primetime shows expected to air during the 2016-17 television season (beginning with the summer of 2016).
Metascores, premiere dates, and renewal status will be updated daily throughout the season as necessary.
At that time, two competing color mechanisms were being championed separately by CBS and RCA (which at the time was affiliated with NBC).
Eventually, CBS dropped their own color technology, which was incompatible with existing black and white sets.
The network has also ordered several new comedies, including a new untitled series from viral video trio The Dress Up Gang, Lorne Michaels-produced comedy anthology The Miracle Workers (a heaven-set workplace comedy starring Daniel Radcliffe and Owen Wilson), and Close Enough (an adult-targeted animated series from The Young Pope (HBO) will not return for a 2nd season, but taking its place is a new miniseries, The New Pope, which will feature a mostly (or entirely) different cast (and, obviously, a different Pope). creator David Shore's latest medical drama The Good Doctor, guy-talks-to-god feel-good drama The Gospel of Kevin, musical comedy The Mayor (about an aspiring rapper who runs for mayor), and an untitled Zach Braff series based on the Gimlet Media podcast The CW has added two more dramas to its 2017-18 lineup: Black Lightning (yet another Greg Berlanti-produced DC Comics series) and Life Sentence (starring Lucy Hale as a terminal cancer patient who finds out she isn't dying after all).
One thing it will share with the original show is creator Paolo Sorrentino. The Handmaid's Tale (Hulu) renewed for a 2nd season.
Final decisions have not been made on this latter group, and some could still earn a renewal.
During the early 1960s color television grew at an amazing pace, especially on NBC, culminating in the color revolution of 1965.
Although experiments with color television had coincided with the development of commercial black and white television, it was not until the 1950s that attempts were made to successfully launch color television.
The 13-episode first season will launch in midseason with stars Jermaine Fowler, Katey Sagal, David Koechner, and Judd Hirsch.
Laura was dressed to the nines and showing off her pale and lean legs in a front-split black skirt and chic black ankle boots paired with a clingy black lace-accented top and tailored black leather jacket.