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See also: 1976 in television, other events of 1977, 1978 in television and the list of 'years in television'.
February 1 - Colour television transmissions commence in Italy, under the RAI banner of television channels.
November 26 - Just after 5.10pm in the Southern Television ITV region, a pirate hijacks the sound of the ITN News and broadcasts a message claiming to be 'Vrillon' of the Ashtar Galactic Command.
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Southern Television colour logo, 1969-1981 Southern Television was one of the original ITV companies, serving the south and south-east of England from August 30, 1958 until 12:45 AM on January 1, 1982.
The Sweeney is a British television police drama focusing on two crime-fighting members of the Flying Squad, an elite branch of the British police force specialising in armed robbery and violent crime.
Sanford and Son is a television sitcom, the American remake of the British sitcom Steptoe and Son.
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 Television Quotes - The Quotations Page
The great thing about television is that if something important happens anywhere in the world, day or night, you can always change the channel.
It is difficult to produce a television documentary that is both incisive and probing when every twelve minutes one is interrupted by twelve dancing rabbits singing about toilet paper.
I think that parents only get so offended by television because they rely on it as a babysitter and the sole educator of their kids.
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 Freddie Prinze - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Freddie Prinze (June 22, 1954–January 29, 1977) was a American stand-up comedian and actor.
From 1974 to 1977, he starred as Francisco "Chico" Rodriguez in the NBC TV series Chico and the Man with Jack Albertson.
On January 28, 1977, under the influence of Quaaludes and despondent over his impending divorce and a failing lawsuit with a former manager, he put a gun to his head in the presence of his business manager, Dusty Snyder, and pulled the trigger.
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 Television Violence (GCMC, 1977)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
According to the National Citizens Committee for Broadcasting the most violent shows on television in a six-week period of monitoring in the summer of 1976 were programs like "Swat" and "The Rookies," containing 180 and 112 acts of violence respectively in the six-weeks' monitoring period.
We are not aware of studies done on the effect of television violence upon Mennonite people and Mennonite children, but we believe that the influence of television violence will tend to erode our basic principles of love and compassion as revealed in Christ.
This resolution on television violence reflects a common practice within the General Conference Mennonite Church through which a single member congregation brings a resolution to the denomination's delegate body for discussion and possible approval.
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 1978 in television - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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February 22 - The Police appear in a television commercial for Wrigley's chewing gum.
The song is later released as a single and becomes a hit for the comedian.
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 Introduction: Television Awareness Training (TAT)
Their first project was the creation and publication in 1977 of Television Awareness Training, a 10-week adult education course for use in local churches and community groups.
Television has become a window on the world and many of us do seem to decide what the world is like because of what is on the screen.
Television, used with care, is a valuable, perhaps indispensable, part of American society.
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 Soap (TV series) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Soap was a sitcom which ran on the ABC network from 1977 through 1981.
The show was designed as a weekly, primetime half hour comedy whose format was similar to that of a soap opera.
The show was controversial for its time, as it included one of the first regular gay characters depicted in a prime-time network television series in the United States.
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 Library of Congress, Collections Overviews: Special Collections: Television
Also documented is the lack of copyrighted television material in the early years; only 13 selections from copyright registrations were made in 1950, compared with over 3,000 in 1980.
Television programs (1949-present) exist mostly in 16mm kinescope negative and print, with videotape formats beginning in May, 1974 (new programs continue to be received).
The research strength of the Library's television collection is the size and scope of its holdings of American television, which are the largest in the nation.
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 Please, Don’t Blow Up Your Television
The band of note is New York City’s Television, who reigned the Big Apple’s Punk/New Wave scene during a brief period of the 1970s and then left as quickly as they appeared.
Television represented so many aspects of American music- the free-form jamming that encompasses everything from Sun Ra to the Grateful Dead; the bohemian poetry of Bob Dylan or Patti Smith; the New York City seediness of the Velvet Underground; the rhythmic jams of the Talking Heads and the youthful angst of the Sex Pistols.
Just as Miles Davis did throughout the 1960s and 1970s, Television’s style of improvisation was not based around a single instrument’s soloing, but rather from a collective improvisation in which all the notes came together to create a unified sound.
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 Television (Motion Picture and Television Reading Room, Library ofCongress)
Most early television was live, so unless kinescope recordings (kines, pronounced "kinnies") were made from the image on the screen, no physical record of the production existed.
Many producers of early television programs did not seek to register their programs, seeing little long-term commercial value for their product, or deciding that cumulative costs of registering whole series were too high.
It is one of the largest of M/B/RS's television acquisitions--some 30,000 master videotapes were available for transfer at the time of the agreement and will be preserved by the Library of Congress.
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 1977   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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June 20 - The Supreme Court of the United States rules that states are not required to spend Medicaid funds on elective abortions.
July 22 - The purged Chinese communist leader Deng Xiaoping is restored to power as the "Gang of Four" is expelled from the Communist Party of China.
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 Indiantelevision dot com's History of India`s television broadcasting
Television in India has been in existence for nigh on four decades.
The thinkers and policy makers of the country, which had just been liberated from centuries of colonial rule, frowned upon television, looking on at it as a luxury Indians could do without.
Television has come to the forefront only in the past 21 years and more so in the past 13.
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 The Nation, 08/20/1977 - Television by Sourian, Peter
Focuses on the television documentary "The CIA's Secret Army," directed by William Moyers.
Criticism of the documentary for dealing with the controversial subject of attempts by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) on the life of U.S. President John F. Kennedy; Response of the CIA to the allegation; Statement made by President of Cuba Fidel Castro regarding the broadcast.
...TELEVISION PETER SOURIAN Somehow, the obvious dominance of a new technology is only peripherally recognized by the dubbers and canonizers for a long time, regardless of how giant a shadow it.casts...
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 Dáil Éireann - Volume 302 - 30 November, 1977 - Written Answers. - Free Television Licence.
Crinion asked the Minister for Social Welfare when a free television licence will be granted to a person (name and details supplied) in County Meath.
Haughey): The person concerned was informed by letter on the 28th November, 1977, that he is entitled to a free television licence.
The licence will be issued to him on production of the letter and his pension order book at the local post office.
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 Reading Levels and Watching Television
The Advisory Panel on the Scholastic Aptitude Test Score Decline sounded the alarm about television watching in 1977: "By age 16 most children have spent 10,000 to 15,000 hours watching television, more time than they have spent in school." By 1990, they were watching considerably more.
There is a close association between the amount of television watched and academic proficiency.
Students who watched 3 or fewer hours of television a day show higher levels of reading proficiency than those who watched 6 or more hours a day.
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 1977 television
When the 1977 season started, these mystery-dramas were two separate productions, but they joined together for the special season opener.
Incredibly, in 1977 a fl character on TV still HAD to do the shuck and jive routine with white southerners portraying prejudiced crackers.
She and Donny Osmond performed on the ABC fall Preview Special in August, 1977.
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 Dáil Éireann - Volume 302 - 30 November, 1977 - Written Answers. - Second Television Network.
O'Donnell asked the Minister for Posts and Telegraphs the Government's intentions regarding RTE 2; and if he will make a statement on the matter.
RTE plan to commence a pilot programme service during the summer of 1978 and to introduce a full service before the end of the year.
A programme council will advise the RTE Authority on the selection of imported programmes for the second service.
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 1977 in television: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com - All about 1977 in television   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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May 10 - South Africa has television service for the first time.
Don Novello first appeared on Saturday Night Live until 1987.
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 NPBA, Agency for Instructional Technology: Subject Description, UM Libraries
Became the National Center for School and College Television (NCSCT) and began operation under the Indiana University Foundation in Bloomington: 1965
Incorporated as the Agency for Instructional Television, a permanent organization structure to improve and expand the cooperative processes begun with NIT: April 11, 1973
Television and the Teacher: A Handbook for Classroom Use.
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 1978 in television   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
January 28 - The Doobie Brothers make a guest appearance on the television show What's Happening![?].
The duo of Jake & Elwood Blues (John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd) was introduced by Paul Shaffer (as Don Kirschner[?]) and performed "Hey Bartender".
One stove was used by the pressers and was a table littered with dirty dishes, morsels of food, and scraps of without the aid of spoon, knife, or fork.
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ALTERNATIVE 3, THE UK ANGLIA TELEVISION PROGRAMME 1977 _____________________________________________________________ Uploaded By Georgina 100702,2650 D At 9pm on Monday June 20th 1977 Anglia television based in Norwich United Kingdom, put out a one hour TV special.
I remember having mixed reactions to the disturbing documentary, or drama, as it was later to be called.
Richard Marner was with agent Richard Stone, his CV stated that he did actually do one days filming with the programme Alternative 3 on January 25th 1977.
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 1977 in television - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
An "all-star band" made up of Chuck Berry,, Gregg Allman, Junior Walker, Johnny Rivers, the Pointer Sisters, Charlie Daniels,,, Donald Byrd, Chuck Mangione and three members of Booker T and the MGs perform "Roll Over Beethoven."
November 13 - Popular UK sitcom Dad's Army ends its run on BBC1 (1968-1977).
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 BBC - collective - television - marquee moon (1977)
This was their first album, and for me it encapsulates most precisely the era into which it was born.
Armed with crystalline lead lines, nervy vocals and poetic sensibilities Television created a beautiful, complex work whose influence is still apparent today.
Not afraid of making a musical statement which consisted of 10-minute songs or lengthy, piercing solos, the twin guitars of Tom Verlaine and Richard Lloyd trade rhythm and lead lines throughout, and are anchored by Billy Ficca's exceptional drumming and Fred Smith's bass.
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 1977 in television -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
For the (A native or inhabitant of the United States) American network television schedule, please see (Click link for more info and facts about 1977-78 American network television schedule) 1977-78 American network television schedule.
April - (A teacher and prophet born in Bethlehem and active in Nazareth; his life and sermons form the basis for Christianity (circa 4 BC - AD 29)) Jesus of Nazareth, directed by (Click link for more info and facts about Franco Zeffirelli) Franco Zeffirelli, first airs on NBC.
August 22 - (Son of John Cabot who was born in Italy and who led an English expedition in search of the Northwest Passage and a Spanish expedition that explored the La Plata region of Brazil; in 1544 he published a map of the world (1476-1557)) Sebastian Cabot, actor.
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 1977 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
March 4 - 1977 Bucharest Earthquake - kills more than 1,500
March 9 - Approximately a dozen armed Hanafi Muslims take over three buildings in Washington, DC, killing one person and taking more than 130 hostages.
August 19 - Indonesia Earthquake and Tsunami of 1977
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