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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Galactica 1980   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Galactica 1980 is a science fiction television series, and a spin-off from the 1978–1979 series Battlestar Galactica.
Battlestar Galactica is a science fiction television program created by Ronald D. Moore that first aired on October 18, 2004 in the United Kingdom and Ireland on Sky One, and January 14, 2005 in the United States on the Sci Fi Channel.
Many fans do not consider Galactica 1980 to be canonical with the original series (save perhaps for the Starbuck flashback episode); many cite Galactica 1980 as one of the worst shows in science fiction history.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Galactica-1980   (3125 words)

  
  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)

  
 Biography of Ronald Reagan
At the end of his two terms in office, Ronald Reagan viewed with satisfaction the achievements of his innovative program known as the Reagan Revolution, which aimed to reinvigorate the American people and reduce their reliance upon Government.
On February 6, 1911, Ronald Wilson Reagan was born to Nelle and John Reagan in Tampico, Illinois.
Ronald Reagan won the Republican Presidential nomination in 1980 and chose as his running mate former Texas Congressman and United Nations Ambassador George Bush.
www.whitehouse.gov /history/presidents/rr40.html   (647 words)

  
 television
Television kept advancing as in 1945 RCA introduced the “image orthicon”, which was seen as an incredible improvement in television picture quality (10).
Television is under one of the ten bureaus within the commission.
Television stations are required to broadcast this when their license is about to expire.
oregonstate.edu /instruct/soc499/cordray/media/television.html   (2309 words)

  
 1980 in television - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
See also: 1979 in television, other events of 1980, 1981 in television and the list of 'years in television'.
January 25- Black Entertainment Television launches in the United States as a block of programing on the USA Network, it wouldn't be untill 1983 that BET becomes a full fledged channel.
February 15 - New Zealand's Television One and Television Two go to air under the newly formed Television New Zealand.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1980_in_television   (693 words)

  
 Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
Under Marshall, the Television Academy received a grant from the Getty Foundation and developed an education program that was distributed in elementary schools to encourage learning through the art and technology of television.
Under the terms of the accord, the International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences ceased to be a division of the National Television Academy and instead came under the oversight of the Television Academy.
As for the Television Academy itself, Askin, like Leavitt (who was succeeded in early 2006 by longtime television executive Alan Perris, who assumed the title of COO), noted that the organization's main efforts are devoted to protecting and reinforcing the Academy's brand.
www.emmys.org /atemmys/history.php   (5446 words)

  
 Television in the 1980's - Nostalgia Central   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
By 1980 it was the most popular TV series in the world.
British commercial television's second channel (Channel 4) was launched on Tuesday 2 November 1982 at 4:45 pm.
In Australia, a fifth TV channel (SBS) was launched in 1980, and at first served only Sydney and Melbourne but gradually spread to all capital cities.
www.nostalgiacentral.com /80/80tv.htm   (1440 words)

  
 Television News
Television news continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.
Yesterday, CNBC reported that the Mays family had been approached to sell their controlling stake in Clear Channel to a private equity group.
Madonna will speak to talk show host Oprah Winfrey about her decision to adopt a 13-month-old Malawian boy _ the first television interview for the pop star since her adoption became an international...
www.topix.net /business/television   (673 words)

  
 Film and Television Transition During the 1980's
He draws in self-experiences with television as he analyzies race and ethnicities in "Film and Television Transition During the 1980's." In this paper Hartwig compares and contrasts sitcoms and film from the 1980's up to today.
The reason that it doesn't seem right is because television, films, and all forms of media have implanted a particular vision of our society in our head.
With television shows today, we see more families that are fl and successful.
www.msu.edu /~hartwig7/150/web10.html   (1446 words)

  
 Galactica 1980 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Galactica 1980 is a science fiction television series, and a spin-off from the 1978-1979 series Battlestar Galactica.
It was first broadcast on the ABC network in the United States from January 27, 1980, to May 4, 1980.
Set during the year 1980, and a generation after the original series, the Galactica and its fleet of 220 civilian ships have finally discovered Earth, only to find that the planet cannot defend itself against the Cylons as originally hoped.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Galactica_1980   (1081 words)

  
 Television in the United States from 1950 to the present   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Like the internet now, television along with other modes of media and communication (movies, radio and the telephone) were new and revolutionary in the past.
The internet is producing a media revolution that rivals and possibly exceeds those of the past because it combines elements of them all with interactivity and modes of self expression.
Television was broadcast to a small number of set owners in New York City in the late 1930s.
www.yearbookhigh.com /history/television.htm   (549 words)

  
 Media History Timeline: 1980s   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
1980: James Michener,The Covenant, traces South Africa from bushmen to apartheid.
1980: A former movie star, Ronald Reagan, is elected president of the United States.
1980: The TRS-80 portable computer is favorite of reporters who send news from field.
www.mediahistory.umn.edu /time/1980s.html   (2043 words)

  
 Galactica 1980 TV Show - Galactica 1980 Television Show - TV.com
Upon realizing Earth of 1980 cannot face the Cylons, and hearing Zee\'s warning that the Cylons followed them, Adama turns the fleet away, sending his grandson Troy (the grown up Boxey) and his wingman Dillon to explore Earth and aid in speeding up its technological development.
Given another chance at continuing the storyline, he said he would chalk up "1980" to a bad dream or a computer simulation, then continue the first season as if "1980" had never happened.
The existence of "1980" was cited as one reason Ronald Moore chose a new version of BSG rather than a continuation.
www.tv.com /galactica-1980/show/1252/summary.html   (1157 words)

  
 Kids.Net.Au - Encyclopedia > 1980   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Years: 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 - 1980 - 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985
March 18 - In Russia, a Vostok rocket explodes on its launch pad during a fueling operation killing 50.
March 24 - Archbishop Oscar Romero is killed by gunmen while celebrating Mass in San Salvador.
www.kids.net.au /encyclopedia-wiki/19/1980   (665 words)

  
 Etudes sur la télévision (1980-1989)
Essays on Television as a Social and Cultural Force, Praeger, New York, 1981.
CONDRY, J., The Psychology of Television, Lawrence Erlbaum, Hillsdale, NJ, 1989.
SILVERSTONE, R., The message of television: myth and narrative in contemporary culture, Heinemann, London, 1981.
histv4.free.fr /biblio/bibliographie118.htm   (446 words)

  
 murray   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Murray's interest in television and society is reflected in nearly 30 years of research, teaching and public policy concerning children, youth and families.
In the late 1960's and early 70's, Dr. Murray served as Research Coordinator for the Surgeon General's Scientific Advisory Committee on Television and Social Behavior at the National Institute of Mental Health resulting in the first Surgeon General's report on television violence in 1972.
His continuing research on TV and children is focused on neuroimaging of children's brain activations while watching televised violence.
www.johnmurray.org   (142 words)

  
 Free To Choose - Media
Free to Choose® is the ground-breaking PBS television series featuring Milton Friedman, Nobel Prize-winning economist.
These programs, filmed on location around the world, have helped millions of people understand the close relationship between the ideas of human freedom and economic freedom.
Milton Friedman sees this success threatened by the tendency in the last few decades to assume that government intervention is the answer to all problems.
www.freetochoose.net /tv_1980.html   (145 words)

  
 Free To Choose - Media
Free to Choose® is the ground-breaking PBS television series featuring Milton Friedman, Nobel Prize-winning economist.
These programs, filmed on location around the world, have helped millions of people understand the close relationship between the ideas of human freedom and economic freedom.
Milton Friedman sees this success threatened by the tendency in the last few decades to assume that government intervention is the answer to all problems.
freetochoose.net /tv_1980.html   (144 words)

  
 Television Voice Over - Voice123
If you are looking for a voice to work on your television project, you will find it here at Voice123.
I was also summoned many times be touchstone pictures to work in the foley department when a actors voice needed to be re-produced, as the microphone may not have picked up lines perfectly.
Non-Union television voice over talent Open voice over auditions 4-21 to 4-25 National Washington DC based Organization needs a voice over for television.
voice123.com /s/television_voice_over.html   (1688 words)

  
 The Shining (1980)
When this film first came out in 1980, I remember going to see it on opening night.
The sheer terror that I experienced in viewing "The Shining" was enough to make me go to bed with the lights turned ON every night for an entire summer.
The Shining is a brilliant cinematic masterpiece, the likes of which have never been seen before or since.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0081505   (599 words)

  
 1980 in television - Education - Information - Educational Resources - Encyclopedia - Music
See also: 1979 in television, other events of 1980, 1981 in television and the list of 'years in television'.
February 15 - New Zealand's Television One and Television Two go to air under the newly formed Television New Zealand.
March 21 - On the season finale of the soap opera Dallas, the infamous character J.R. Ewing is shot by an unseen assailant leading to the catchphrase "Who Shot JR?"
www.music.us /education/1/1980-in-television.htm   (628 words)

  
 1980 Olympics — Infoplease.com
Over 1,100 athletes from 37 countries participated in the 1980 Winter Games, but the only ones most people will ever remember are 21–year-old American speed skater Eric Heiden, who won five individual gold medals, and the U.S. hockey team—a bunch of college kids (average age 22) who beat the unbeatable Russians.
No one before or since Heiden has won five individual gold medals in a single Olympic Games (three of swimmer Mark Spitz's seven gold medals were for relay races).
Olympics less than gold in NY; WCBS-TV is first Olympics station not to win total-day sweeps race in top market since 1980.(television......
www.infoplease.com /ipsa/A0300770.html   (527 words)

  
 Index to Comic Art Collection: "Animated Genesis" to "Animated Television"
Call no.: NC1325.W67 1980 ----------------------------------------------------- Animated Puppet Films.
Call no.: NC1325.W67 1980 ----------------------------------------------------- The Animated Raggedy Ann and Andy : an intimate look at the art of animation, its history, techniques, and artists / by John Canemaker ; designed by Jacques Chazaud.
Call no.: NC1325.W67 1980 ----------------------------------------------------- Animated television films.
www.lib.msu.edu /comics/rri/arri/animate.htm   (3841 words)

  
 GMHTV - Television Nostalgia
TELEVISION DAYS OF THE 1980'S - LOOKING AT AN AVERAGE WEEK OF 1980'S TELEVISION.
TELEVISION NOSTALGIA TELEVISION GUIDES - Comparing three different Monday television guides from 1972, 1982 and 1992 and what has changed on television in the years between.
But in this Television Nostalgia special, we look back at what was on television on that day and also look at what you could buy.
www.webspawner.com /users/asperger/televisionnostalgia.html   (465 words)

  
 Awesom80s.com: 1980-1981 Television Season
The fall of 1980 included the TV miniseries Shogun, but the top five series of 1980-81 were Jeffersons, Love Boat, M*A*S*H, Dukes of Hazzard, with the most popular being Dallas.
There was a actors' strike in 1980 called by the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists that prevented many of these shows from starting in September as they annually have.
Note: Television seasons have generally begun in September of each year.
www.awesome80s.com /Awesome80s/TV/1980-81.asp   (175 words)

  
 eBay — 1980-89, Photos and Television Memorabilia items on eBay.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
1980 Brad Davis A RUMOR OF WAR CBS Color Photo
Own what the actors wear in movies and bid on actual props and clothes actors used in their films.
The Television Memorabilia category has celebrity photos, clippings, pins, buttons, posters, press kits, scripts, wardrobes and more.
entertainment-memorabilia.ebay.com /Photos_1980-89_W0QQcatZ60401   (254 words)

  
 NASCAR.COM - Daytona Countdown: '80 - Jan 24, 2005
Buddy Baker lifted his long-standing Daytona hex in record-setting style in the 22nd Daytona 500 on Feb. 17, 1980, leading 143 laps on his way to becoming the first winner to top $100,000 in earnings.
His average speed of 177.602 mph was a new record for 500-mile races.
In 1980, Namco released Pac-Man, the most popular arcade game of all time.
www.nascar.com /2005/kyn/01/24/1980_daytona/index.html   (791 words)

  
 Keeping Score: Film and Television Music, 1980-1988. - book reviews Journal of Popular Film and Television - Find ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Journal of Popular Film and Television, Wntr, 1994 by Timothy E. Scheurer
He has undertaken one of the most thankless tasks in bibliography and research: keeping up-to-date with scores written for movies and television.
Consequently, by the time his excellent Keeping Score reaches your library shelf, you will probably be ready for a revision.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0412/is_n4_v21/ai_15704869   (406 words)

  
 ReadWriteThink: June 1, 2007: CNN debuted as the first television news network in 1980.
On June 1, 1980, Ted Turner introduced the Cable News Network (CNN), the first all-news television network.
This is in stark contrast to previous centuries, when there were fewer news sources and it could take days or even months for important news to travel long distances.
They then create an interview-style television show where they write the script and play the roles of the television host and the characters.
www.readwritethink.org /calendar/calendar_day.asp?id=652   (542 words)

  
 Musicals on Television: 1980
An animated version of the off-Broadway musical, the second such project based on Charles Schultz's beloved Peanuts comic strip.
A good adaptation of a charming show -- pity there has not been a live action production for television.
Most of the same team worked on a sequel televised one year later.
www.musicals101.com /tv6.htm   (1324 words)

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