"Babylon 5" is the First Television Series to Use Computer Generated Images

2/22/1993 to 1/26/1994

The science fiction television series Babylon 5, viewed from February 22 1993 to January 26, 1994, became the first television series to use computer generated images (CGI) as the primary method for its visual effects (rather than using hand-built models). It also marked the first TV use of virtual sets.

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