TRIVIAL PURSUITS: For Which Product Was the First Television Commercial?

Every show on television in inundated with commercials.

For which product was the first television commercial?


Bulova watches.


On July 1, 1941, at 2:29 p.m., the first television commercial appeared on screens in the U.S.


The ad for Bulova, a New York-based watch company, aired right before a Brooklyn Dodgers and Philadelphia Phillies baseball game and cost $9.


You can view the commercial below.
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