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Wiki Wormhole: Tune in to long-forgotten DuMont, early rival to NBC and CBS

With more than 5.2 million articles, Wikipedia is an invaluable resource, whether you’re throwing a term paper together at the last minute, or researching NASA’s efforts to send Alice Kramden to the moon. We explore some of Wikipedia’s oddities in our 5,361,806-week series, Wiki Wormhole. This week’s entry: DuMont Television Network What it’s about: In the 1940s, at the dawn of television, there were no streaming services, no cable, no niche programming.
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