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1996 in television

See also: 1995 in television, other events of 1996, 1997 in television and the list of 'years in television'.

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  • January 28 - Christopher Isaak makes a guest appearance on the television show Friends.
  • The O.J. Simpson civil trial begins
  • Zenith introduces the first HDTV-compatible front projection TV in the U.S.. Broadcasters, TV & PC manufacturers set industry standards for digital HDTV.
  • Over a billion households worldwide now own television sets.

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