1963 in television
1962 in television,
other events of 1963,
1964 in television and the
list of 'years in television'.
- May 15 - First television pictures transmitted from a U.S. manned space capsule ("Faith 7[?].") Due to the poor picture quality, only NBC carries the transmission, and on tape-delay, not live
- September 2 – CBS becomes first network to expand its evening network news from 15 to 30 minutes.
- September 9 - NBC expands its evening network news program to 30 minutes
- November 22 - regular television programming is suspended following news of John F. Kennedy's assassination
- November 24 - Jack Ruby murders John F. Kennedy's suspected assassin Lee Harvey Oswald live on television.
- For the first time, most Americans say that they get more of their news from television than newspapers.
- The television remote control is authorized by the FCC.