Serving Through Science

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Serving Through Science
Created byEncyclopædia Britannica
StarringDr. Miller McClintock
Country of originUSA
Original networkDuMont
Original releaseAugust 15, 1946 –
May 27, 1947

Serving Through Science was "the first regular science-related network series"[1] and the first educational television series broadcast in the United States.

The series premiered on the DuMont Television Network on August 15, 1946, and was shown Tuesdays at 9 pm ET. The weekly program starred Dr. Miller McClintock showing short films produced by Encyclopædia Britannica, and was sponsored by U. S. Rubber.[1]

The last show aired May 27, 1947.

The series' name was also a slogan used by the sponsor in its advertising.[2]

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  1. ^ a b LaFollette, Marcel Chotkowski (2013). Science on American Television: A History. University of Chicago Press. pp. 9–10. ISBN 9780226922010. Retrieved 29 August 2017.
  2. ^ "(United States Rubber Company ad)". Life. June 18, 1945. p. 70. Retrieved 29 August 2017.