1983-00-00 On the Cox San Diego system, KCOX moved from 2 to 24 on Jan 1, then to channel 33 sometime that summer.
1983-00-00 Community Programmint Center debuted on Cox San Diego's cable 24 (KCOX used it during the daytime) and replaced CVC; CVC still aired on Southwestern Cable; no date when either of the two public access channels were dissolved sometime in the future
1983-00-00 CNN2 renamed CNN Headline News, then Headline News later
1983-00-00 Genesis Storytime
1983-03-05 CMT (Country Music Television)
1983-03-07 TNN (The Nashville Network)
1983-03-31 The Entertainment Channel signed off, merged with ARTS to form A&E in 1984
1983-04-00 Cox Cable began a Pay Per View channel featuring the San Diego Padres and movies. It didn't have a name as far as I can remember.
1983-04-18 Disney Channel (PAY)
1983-05-23 Channel 30 San Bernadino signed off
1983-10-27 SNC signed off