The first television commercial ever


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What was the world's first television commercial?

There are records of television commercials dating back to 1928 aired by W1XAY in Lexington, Massachusetts.

On Dec. 07 1930, W1XAV in Boston broadcast a show, sponsored by I.J.Fox Furriers on which debuted what is sometimes considered to be the world's first television commercial, but the station was fined as it broke regulations as commercials were not yet legal.

At 2:29 p.m. on July 01 1941 New York City NBC affiliate WNBT aired a 10 second spot before a baseball game between the Brooklyn Dodgers and Philadelphia Phillies, displaying a Bulova watch over a map of the U.S., with a voiceover of the company's slogan "America runs on Bulova time!"

The Bulova commercial was the world's first legal television commercial and cost the Bulova Watch Company a whopping $9.00 USD.


The first television commercial ever

The first television commercial ever

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