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  1975 in television - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
See also: 1974 in television, other events of 1975, 1976 in television and the list of 'years in television'.
The In Soviet Georgia television advertisements for Dannon yogurt first air in the United States.
Fawlty Towers premieres on the BBC (1975, 1979).
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 Television Quotes - The Quotations Page
Television has done much for psychiatry by spreading information about it, as well as contributing to the need for it.
Television is the first truly democratic culture - the first culture available to everybody and entirely governed by what the people want.
Television enables you to be entertained in your home by people you wouldn't have in your home.
www.quotationspage.com /subjects/television   (575 words)

 Television - Wikiquote
It [television] is a medium of entertainment which permits millions of people to listen to the same joke at the same time, and yet remain lonesome.
Television is simultaneously blamed, often by the same people, for worsening the world and for being powerless to change it.
Television is something the Russians invented to destroy American education.
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Television broadcasting in the United States began on May 2nd 1941, when the Federal Communications Commission issued the first license for a commercial television station (W2XBS, NBC, Channel 1), which was to commence its licensed broadcasting on July 1st from the Empire State Building in New York City.
Despite this delay in the scientific study of television, one of the first topics of interest to researchers and public policy specialists was the issue of television violence.
Television dramas ought to reconfirm the reality that human behavior is complex, that motivations are many, and that the personal and social problems to be solved have many answers.
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 Television and violence
Given that homicide is primarily an adult activity, if television exerts its behavior-modifying effects primarily on children, the initial "television generation" would have had to age 10 to 15 years before they would have been old enough to affect the homicide rate.
It is concluded that the introduction of television in the 1950s caused a subsequent doubling of the homicide rate, i.e., long-term childhood exposure to television is a causal factor behind approximately one half of the homicides committed in the United States, or approximately 10 000 homicides annually.
To say that childhood exposure to television and television violence is a predisposing factor behind half of violent acts is not to discount the importance of other factors.
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 Reason magazine -- March 2001, Missing Link by Jib Fowles
If there were a causal connection between watching symbolic televised scrapes and the menacing aggression lurking in the real world, then this relationship would surely be reflected in national crime trends.
Even if the networks have been televising fewer bloodbaths in recent years, as some observers claim, there is still more violence available overall because of the expanding number of channels.
In any case, television is not a schoolhouse for criminal behavior because, as a rule, televised amusement is not a very good teacher.
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1975 Jan 1, The Watergate verdict was guilty when a jury convicted Richard Nixon's three top advisers on all counts in the Watergate coverup: former attorney general John Mitchell and White House aides Bob Haldeman and John Ehrlichman.
1975 Apr 5, Chiang Kai-shek (87), Chinese statesman and president of the Republic (1943-1950) and President of the Republic of China, Taiwan (1950-1975), died at age 87.
1975 The Millard Fillmore Society was founded "for the enhancement of the recognition of Millard Fillmore, last of the Whigs." The society held Fillmore to have been the dullest and unluckiest president, whose only accomplishment was to have kept Texas from annexing New Mexico.
www.shelbyjackman.com /school/timeline/1975.HTML   (9198 words)

 Television: History and Production
A half hour filmed television show required the actor to be in front of the camera for three or four, 10 to 12 hour days.
It has been said that Berle was television's first great "salesman." During his tenure the number of TV homes went from a little under 191,000 to over 21,000,000, an increase of approximately 10,994%.
The Nielsen Ratings (provided by Nielsen Media Research) of television's prime time schedule are published in the Life (or purple) section of the Wednesday (or maybe Thursday) issue of USA Today.
www.northern.edu /wild/th100/tv.htm   (2207 words)

 Western Television   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Television drew upon other sources than the "B" Westerns for its early juvenile Westerns; it also drew upon the Old West itself juvenile audiences could thrill to the exploits of Wild Bill Hickok, Kit Carson, and Annie Oakley.
In the mid-Seventies the vast majority of the population, and hence the vast majority of the television audience, was between the ages of 12 and 30-the people least likely to watch Western TV shows.
Those low ratings were probably brought on by a number of factors: the sheer number of shows produced between 1955 and 1975, the overall sameness of Westerns in the history of television, a decline in quality in the TV Western, the programming practices of the Seventies, and an aging audience.
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 The Truth about Television
It appears that the increased family contact brought about by television is not social except in the most limited sense: that of being in the same room with other people...the viewing atmosphere in most households is one of quiet absorption in the programs on the part of the family members who are present.
Every daytime hour spent in front of a television set is therefore one less hour the child has to ride a bike, play ball, join in team sports, or engage in other activities that would burn calories or raise the child's average metabolic rate.
While television may be the catalyst for a host of societal ills and possibly short circuit intellectual growth, this is a choice of action, education and weak parenting and not a defacto result.
www.aish.com /societyWork/society/The_Truth_about_Television.asp   (9001 words)

 Satellite & Cable Television   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
As the forerunner of a synchronous satellite system that would furnish communications to all the populated areas of the world, Early Bird, with capability of 240 circuits or one TV channel, successfully demonstrated the concept of synchronous satellites for commercial communications.
1975 - Home Box Office (HBO) leased for $1 million per year a transponder on RCA's Satcom I, the nation's second commercial satellite that followed the first by Western Union in 1974, and began transmission of television programs via satellite to cable systems who paid $10,000 to install 3-meter dishes to receive in the C-band.
Terrestial digital television broadcasting began in November using the 8-VSB standard recommended by ATSC and approved by the FCC in 1996.
history.acusd.edu /gen/recording/television3.html   (1578 words)

The pioneers of television had to devise a system for converting the shades of light in an image into variations of electrical voltage over a period of time.
Terrestrial is the oldest television system, requiring an appropriate number of transmitters, usually with an omnidirectional broadcast pattern, so as to cover all of the areas of population.
Cable is the ideal television medium for television in closely-packed urban areas.
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 Television and Video Resolution   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
If the scan lines straddled televised subject matter consisting of stacked fl and white stripes, such as a Venetian blind in the background, the result could be a total gray blur.
If, when television was first developed, we simply chopped off the lower sideband 51.05 to 55.25 MHz, the electronics needed to process the rest of the signal were too complex and expensive.
For the televising or recording of live subjects, the scan lines and (for digital video) the pixels horizontally will not consistently match up with fine details in the subject material.
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 Kidsnewsroom's Weekly News For Kids - November 7th to November 14th, 2003
Griffin, merging parts of hangman and roulette, eventually developed a game designed to test the minds of individuals while courting the infinite entertainment of chance: the Wheel of Fortune was born.
Television's top-rated syndicated series for decades, the Wheel will be airing from Radio City Music Hall, in New York City, for the next three weeks.
White, who auditioned for the co-host position in 1983 had always though of the post as a "stepping-stone to stardom", she would have never guessed stardom would find her there.
www.kidsnewsroom.org /newsissues/110703/index.asp?page=Picofweek   (359 words)

 Jeffersons, The   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
The Jeffersons, which appeared on CBS television from 1975 to 1985, focused on the lives of a nouveau riche African-American couple, George and Louise Jefferson.
The range of complaints, which emanated from media scholars, television critics and everyday fl viewers ranged from the show's occasional lapses into the negative stereotyping to its sometimes lack of ethnic realism.
This period of television history was a shifting one for television programmers seeking to create a show featuring African Americans.
www.museum.tv /archives/etv/J/htmlJ/jeffersonst/jeffersonst.htm   (952 words)

Indeed, one wonders how residents of apartheid-era South Africa, whose government delayed the introduction of television there until 1975 because it (rightly) feared TV's potential for social disruption, might have responded to such an easy equation.
Though a particularly resilient whipping boy for all the ills of society, television has flourished because as a storytelling medium, it has allowed an unprecedented amount of information to circulate in ways that people find meaningful and useful.
TV may not be particularly helpful as a substitute for a parent, or a friend, or a babysitter, but like poetry and novels, it has created a common space for pleasure and expression.
www.reason.com /links/links041904.shtml   (584 words)

 Fact Sheet-TV Violence   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Eighty-one percent stated that television "shows too much violence," and 75 percent believe TV has "too much sexually explicit material." Fully 90 percent agreed with the idea that television violence has contributed to the increase in violence in American society, with only 9 percent saying that it had no effect at all.
Indeed, research from 1992 by the American Psychological Association found that "a child who watches an average of two to four hours of TV a day will have witnessed 8,000 homicides and 100,000 other acts of violence by the time he reaches junior high school.
The answer to this question is a resounding "yes." Several studies demonstrate that television can cause aggressive behavior and can cultivate values favoring the use of aggression.
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 Ford Foundation: Ford Foundation Annual Report 1975 - 61
Television as a Social Force: New Approaches to TV Criticism.
Ottawa: Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada, 1975.
Smock, David R. and Audrey C. The Politics of Pluralism: A Comparative Study of Lebanon and Ghana.
www.fordfound.org /elibrary/documents/1975/075.cfm   (724 words)

 M.D.Brighton Television   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Started repairing radio and television sets in 1960 in the early days of fl and white television.
Since 1975 he has run the family business serving the people of Norwich and surrounding districts.The business is based in the village of New Costessey, on the western borders of the City of Norwich.
He is a fully qualified RTEB engineer with colour television, video, and satellite installation endorsements.
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 Metromix. Chicago as a 'Grey' area?
Given all her television experience, the fact that the low-rated Wednesday premiere of "The Apprentice: Martha Stewart" felt so flat and stilted was strange.
At a press event for television critics over the summer, NBC execs floated the story that "Scrubs" would not be on the network's fall schedule because star Zach Braff was off making a movie, which allegedly would have delayed the start of the show's shooting schedule.
Since the middle of last week, when television coverage of the tragedy in New Orleans turned from informational to simply outraged, anyone scanning network or cable news has seen a week of jaw-dropping moments, most of which are readily available for replay all over the Internet.
metromix.chicagotribune.com /tv/chi-tribtv,1,7697096.htmlstory   (18621 words)

 Television Series
Paddington first appeared on television in 1975 in a series of five minute programmes which were designed and directed by Ivor Wood and made in the UK by FilmFair Ltd.
The films were made using a stop-start animation technique and were unusual in that they combined a three-dimensional Paddington puppet with two-dimensional backgrounds and other characters.
These were followed by three half hour television specials, including "Paddington Goes to the Movies" in which Paddington was seen dancing the famous Gene Kelly routine from "Singing in the Rain".
www.paddingtonbear.co.uk /en/1/facpadtel.mxs   (183 words)

On the set of the 1975 movie for television, Eleanor and Franklin, are director and current DGA Western Directors Council member Daniel M. Petrie, Sr.
Petrie won the DGA Award for his direction of this movie for television.
The photo is part of a new collection to be unveiled at the DGA in Los Angeles on March 2, 2002, celebrating a "Half Century of Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Movies for Television." The collection features rare stills from the private collection of DGA Award-winning directors and from historical archives.
www.dga.org /news/v26_6/dept_dga_scrapbook.php3   (185 words)

 Carole King - Really Rosie (1975 Television Special) - GoSale.com
Carole King's 11 songs for the Really Rosie TV special (it originally aired in 1975) came from characters found in Maurice Sendak's books The Sign on Rosie's Door and Nutshell Library, but it can easily be argued that the characters never really lived until given voice by King.
Ostensibly the story of Rosie--a little girl from Avenue P, who, dontcha know, is a star just waiting to be discovered--there are other delightful characters here, including Johnny ("who lived by himself and liked it like that!") and Pierre (who learns to care after being eaten by a lion).
I was 10 years old when this short television film was released and I received the soundtrack album as a gift.
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 Anne of Avonlea, 1975 BBC Television Miniseries
First broadcast by the BBC on January, 26 1975, this "Anne of Avonlea" miniseries aired in 6 parts (5 hours and 50 minutes).
The sequel miniseries to "Anne of Green Gables" was again directed by Joan Craft and produced by John McRae and based on L.M. Montgomery's novels.
If you have any knowledge about it, see a photo online or if you have seen it and can tell me more about it, please send me an e-mail.
www.tickledorange.com /LMM/1975AoA.html   (208 words)

 NPBA - Public Television: Related Materials, UM Libraries
"The Shaky Marriage of Theatre and Television," Television Quarterly, Vol.
Duggan, Ervin S. "Television in the Twenty-First Century: Where Does the Public Interest Lie?" Aspen Institute Conference on Public Broadcasting, February 3-4, 1992.
Grossman, Lawrence K. "The Fall and Rise of Public Television" Remarks before the PBS 1982 Program Fair.
www.lib.umd.edu /NPBA/subinfo/ptv.html   (765 words)

 Bergmanorama - Ingmar Bergman: Films: The Magic Flute (1975)
It was made for Swedish television and reportedly cost about $650,000, which would barely cover the expenses of a Hollywood motorcycle movie.
It's based on a work with a magnificent score but with a libretto whose second act seems to have forgotten how the first act started.
Bergman hasn't set out to interpret The Magic Flute but rather to present it as it originally was, bursting with the life of an exquisite stage production as it would look within the physical limitations of an eighteenth-century court theatre."
www.bergmanorama.com /films/magic_flute.htm   (756 words)

 International Film Seminars: Erik Barnouw 1908-2001
His scores of books include Indian Film (1963); Documentary: A History of the Non-Fiction Film (1974); Tube of Plenty: The Evolution of American Television (1975); The Sponsor: Notes on a Modern Potentate (1978); The Magician and the Cinema (1981); The International Encyclopedia of Communications (1989); and the monumental 3-volume History of Broadcasting (1966-70).
He worked as an ad writer, an actor, a radio writer, a director, a producer, television writer, a journalist, a songwriter, a curator, a filmmaker, an archivist, a union official, a board member of many media organizations, a consultant on many film projects, a film preservationist.
All of us in the fields of film, television, video, communications and new media will miss him.
www.flahertyseminar.org /ifs_EB.htm   (845 words)

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