|List of years in television (table)|
| … 1933 . 1934 . 1935 . 1936 . 1937 . 1938 . 1939 …|
1940 1941 1942 -1943- 1944 1945 1946
… 1947 . 1948 . 1949 . 1950 . 1951 . 1952 . 1953 …
In radio: 1940 1941 1942 -1943- 1944 1945 1946
In film : 1940 1941 1942 -1943- 1944 1945 1946
The year 1943 in television involved some significant events. Below is a list of television-related events in 1943.
- May 8 - Opening of Paris Télévision - Fernsehsender Paris, a channel operated by German occupation authorities (Kurt Hinzmann, former director of Fernsehsender „Paul Nipkow“) after an agreement between Telefunken and Compagnie des Compteurs, with a (German) 441-line standard. Local French programmes and Fernsehsender „Paul Nipkow“ programmes were interlaced.
- June - Work is begun for the U.S. Army Air Forces to develop a remotely-controlled glide bomb guided by a radio receiver and a television transmitter using a 625-line iconoscope tube. The first are completed in July and tested in August.
- December 23 - The first complete opera, Hansel and Gretel, is telecast, by WRGB in Schenectady.
- The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) is formed. Its television network debuts in 1948.
- Germany experiments with a flying bomb guided by a television camera, created by Fernseh, using both the Superikonoscope and the Farnsworth image dissector.
- The Voice of Firestone Televues (1943-1947; renamed The Voice of Firestone, running from 1949 to 1963).
|The Voice of Firestone Televues||1943||1947|
- January 1 - Don Novello, actor, Saturday Night Live.
- January 13 - Richard Moll, actor, Night Court.
- January 23 - Gil Gerard, actor.
- January 24 - Sharon Tate, actress, model (d. 1969)
- January 28 - John Beck, actor.
- February 27 - Mary Frann, actress (d. 1998).
- March 18 - Kevin Dobson, actor.
- March 29 - Eric Idle, actor, comedian.
- May 24 - Gary Burghoff, actor.
- May 27 - Bruce Weitz, actor.
- May 31 - Sharon Gless, actress.
- June 16 - Joan Van Ark, actress.
- July 3 - Kurtwood Smith, actor.
- July 31 - Susan Flannery, actress.
- August 2 - Max Wright, actor.
- October 8 - Chevy Chase, actor, comedian, Saturday Night Live.
- October 27 - Carmen Argenziano, actor, Stargate SG-1.
- November 20 - Veronica Hamel, actress.
- December 23 - Harry Shearer, actor, Saturday Night Live, This Is Spinal Tap, The Simpsons.
- December 28 - Richard Whiteley, presenter (d. 2005).
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