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  Television - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
A semi-mechanical analogue television system was first demonstrated in London in February 1924 by John Logie Baird with an image of Felix the Cat and a moving picture by Baird on October 30, 1925.
The earliest television sets were radios with the addition of a television device consisting of a neon tube with a mechanically spinning disk (the Nipkow disk, invented by Paul Gottlieb Nipkow) that produced a red postage-stamp size image.
Television in its original and still most popular form involves sending images and sound over radio waves in the VHF and UHF bands, which are received by a receiver (a television set).
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 Television - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Mechanically scanned color television was demonstrated by Bell Laboratories in June 1929 using three complete systems of photoelectric cells, amplifiers, glow-tubes, and color filters, with a series of mirrors to superimpose the red, green, and blue images into one full color image.
Television usage in the United States skyrocketed after World War II with the lifting of the manufacturing freeze, war-related technological advances, the gradual expansion of the television networks westward, the drop in set prices caused by mass production, increased leisure time, and additional disposable income.
Paralleling television's growing primacy in family life and society, an increasingly vocal chorus of legislators, scientists and parents are raising objections to the uncritical acceptance of the medium.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Television   (6425 words)

 Television - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
A mechanically-scanned analogue television system was first demonstrated in London in February 1924 by John Logie Baird with an image of Felix the Cat and a moving picture by Baird on October 30, 1925.
Vladimir Zworykin is also sometimes cited as the father of electronic television because of his invention of the in 1923 and his invention of the kinescope in 1929.
As a result, up until at least the mid-1970s, television stations would air announcements reminding viewers to unplug their sets before going to bed for the night, since the heat build-up in the back of the set was a considerable fire hazard.
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 Zworykin, Vladimir Kosma on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In recognition of his many achievements he was awarded the National Medal of Science in 1967.
His important researches in electronics enabled him to develop with his coworkers the iconoscope, a scanning tube for the television camera, and the kinescope, a cathode-ray tube in the television receiving apparatus.
1934), Television (1940), Electron Optics and the Electron Microscope (1945), Photoelectricity and Its Application (1949), and Television in Science and Industry (1958).
www.encyclopedia.com /html/Z/Zworykin.asp   (209 words)

 1900 In Television Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The word "television" is coined by Constantin Perskyi at the First International Electricity Congress in Paris, France.
U.S. television researcher, leader of the ATandT television research during the 1920s–1930s (d. 1953).
British television producer and executive; Head of Drama at BBC television from 1952 to 1962.
www.variedtastes.com /encyclopedia/1900_in_television   (635 words)

 Encyclopedia: 1934 in television
Florence Henderson (born February 14, 1934) is an American actress and singer best known for playing the role of Carol Brady in the television program The Brady Bunch, which ran from 1969 to 1974.
McClanahan as Blanche on The Golden Girls Rue McClanahan (born February 21, 1934 in Healdton, Oklahoma) is an American actress, best known for her roles acting alongside Bea Arthur on the television sitcoms Maude and The Golden Girls.
Getty as Sophia, McClanahan as Blanche, White as Rose, and Arthur as Dorothy The Golden Girls was a popular sitcom that originally aired Saturday nights in primetime on the NBC network from September 14, 1985 to September 7, 1992.
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 Baird Television at Crystal Palace
A meeting took place at the GPO on 5 April, 1934, prompted by Reith and attended by BBC and GPO staff, to discuss “the future arrangements for the handling of television”, in which the performance of Baird and EMI systems – as well as some other technologies such as Scophony and Cossor – were compared.
In December 1934, a 10kW VHF transmitter – the most powerful transmitter of its type in the world – was installed next to Studio 3 in the Crystal Palace building, close to the South Tower.
The Television Committee issued its report in late January 1935, proposing a high-definition VHF television service to be operated alternately by BTL and Marconi-EMI, and along with other political considerations, it is certainly possible that Baird was included at least partially to help discourage the company from carrying out its apparent threat to go independent.
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 Van Williams - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Van (Van Zandt) Williams is an American actor (born February 22, 1934, in Fort Worth, Texas) best known for his brief yet world famous television role as "Britt Reid" aka "Green Hornet" with the late Bruce Lee as his sidekick Kato, in the 1966-1967 ABC The Green Hornet television series.
Williams found himself at odds with his television producers, fighting to provide more on screen time for his friend and martial arts teacher Bruce Lee, at a time when nonwhite actors were shunned by Hollywood.
Syndication on cable television has brought back many old television series, introducing Williams to a new generation of viewers.
www.newlenox.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Van_Williams   (489 words)

Baird's system was eventually adopted by the BBC, who discontinued its use in 1937 in favor of purely electronic television.
All of these early TV systems shared the same aspect ratio of 4:3 which was chosen to match the Academy Ratio used in cinema films at the time.
Main article: Television in the United States In the US, the three original commercial television networks (ABC, CBS, and NBC) provide prime-time programs for their affiliate stations to air from 8pm-11pm Monday-Saturday and 7pm-11pm on Sunday.
www.askfactmaster.com /TV   (3971 words)

 Radio and Television Regulation: Broadcast Technology in the United States, 1920-1960
It is unfortunate, however, that a book about the regulation of radio and television broadcasting, which devotes much of its attention to the various responsibilities and activities of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), never provides a complete and succinct description of the FCC.
One of Slotten's most important conclusions is that because, during the 1920s, "U.S. engineers forged an alliance with the businessmen who paid their salaries," the heavy reliance of the Federal Radio Commission on engineers was based on a false belief that they were unbiased and objective.
The companies that were developing the technology necessary for the creation of a television broadcasting industry wanted to begin earning a return on their substantial investments sooner, rather than later.
www.eh.net /bookreviews/library/0457.shtml   (936 words)

 Bill Moyers | Television Journalist
William Moyers was born in Oklahoma on June 6, 1934, and was raised in Texas.
Two of his public television series, "Creativity" and "A Walk Through the 20th Century" were named the outstanding informational series by the Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Moyers retired from television in December, 2004 at age 70.
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 1934   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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December 29 - The first college basketball game is played, between Notre Dame University and New York University at Madison Square Garden in New York City.
December - Philo Farnsworth demonstrates a non-mechanical television system.
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 Fairness Doctrine, The Chilling Effect, and Television Editorials
Using editorials as one measure of that commitment to public affairs, this research surveyed television stations with network affiliation in the United States to measure attitudes toward the Fairness Doctrine and to determine the extent of editorializing by those television stations.
For this research a mail survey was conducted among commercial television stations in the United States with network affiliation to determine: 1) management attitudes toward the Fairness Doctrine, and 2) editorializing practices at those stations.
This dissertation indicates that there was not a mass effort by broadcasters to begin or cease editorializing after the Fairness Doctrine was set aside by the FCC in 1987.
www.acs.appstate.edu /~spicelnd/fairdoc.htm   (911 words)

 television information site   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
A 2/23/2002 article in Scientific American (http://www.sciam.com/print_version.cfm?articleID=0005339B-A694-1CC5-B4A8809EC588EEDF) suggested that compulsive television watching was no different from any other addiction, a finding backed up by reports of withdrawal symptoms among families forced by circumstance to cease watching.
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 The independent producers and the early days of television
Moreover in the early days as the television medium was being defined, SIMPP considered it an important task of their members to be involved in the process that would ultimately determine whether the future of TV was seen as an appendage of broadcasting (radio-with-pictures) or as an extension of motion pictures (movies-in-the-home).
The FCC and Congress backed off of subscription television, afraid of inciting public indignation that television sets were purchased with the understanding that TV was free.
Though SIMPP's efforts were unsuccessful at the time, as the television market matured over the years, subscription television eventually became a reality as envisioned by the independent organization.
www.cobbles.com /simpp_archive/simpp_1951television.htm   (534 words)

 Television   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Both systems broadcast on UHF frequencies, the VHF being used for legacy fl & white, 405 lines in UK or 819 lines in France, till the beginning of the eighties!
Nowadays some TVs integrates a pair of ports to connect computer cases and peripherals to it or to connect the set to an A/V home network (HAVI) (USB port for cord connection and BlueTooth/WiFi for wireless).
The Australian Broadcasting Authority has also issued licenses to community groups to establish "community television stations" in most capital cities on the UHF Ch 31 frequency.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/T/Television.htm   (5342 words)

 RTV 4930 Cable Study Questions
Even though cable television is regulated ancillary to the preservation of local broadcasting, cable has enjoyed a greater recognition of speaker First Amendment rights.
Nonetheless, there are a number of regulations that cable operators follow, directly influencing their programming and management decisions.
Why did Congress amend the Communications Act of 1934 regarding cable again through its passage of the Cable Television Consumer Protection and Competition Act of 1992?
www.jou.ufl.edu /faculty/jbrown/4200cablesq.htm   (716 words)

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