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 Associated TeleVision - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Associated TeleVision Limited, later ATV Network and best known simply as ATV, was a British ITV company from 1955 until 1981.
The company was formed from the merger of the Associated Broadcasting Development Company (known as ABDC and under the control of Norman Collins) and the Incorporated Television Programme Company (known as ITC and under the control of Prince Littler and Lew Grade).
The new company was originally known as the Associated Broadcasting Company (and therefore ABC), but Associated British Corporation's parent company, who wished to call their station ABC and also ran a large chain of cinemas under those initials, successfully sued for prior ownership.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Associated_TeleVision   (1747 words)

 Rating-dependent parental lock-out for television reception - Patent 5583576
Television program information associated with television programs that are receivable by the television receiving apparatus during a selected time interval, such as channel data representing the channels on which the television programs are received and rating data representing the contents of those programs, is stored.
The television receiver may be tuned to that broadcast channel at certain times; but during late evening hours, for example, when the content of the television programs broadcast on that channel is unsuitable to be observed by children, the reception or display of that broadcast channel is blocked.
Television program information associated with television programs that are receivable by the television receiving apparatus during a selected time interval, such as during a particular half hour, hour, two hours, day or week, is stored.
www.freepatentsonline.com /5583576.html   (5708 words)

 Granada Television - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
}}Granada Television was the British ITV (commercial television) contractor for the "North of England" weekday franchise from 1954 (broadcasting began on May 3, 1956) until 1968, and for the "Northwest England" all-week franchise from 1968.
Granada was the only one of the original four ITA franchisees from 1954 which survived as a franchise holder into the twenty-first century, until the merger of its parent company, Granada plc in 2004 into ITV plc.
On October 28, 2002, and in accordance with a network-wide relaunch, Granada Television was rebranded on air to ITV1 Granada.
www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/Granada_Television   (1385 words)

 Associated Press Television News - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Associated Press Television News, known as either Associated Press TV News or APTN, is a global video news agency.
Associated Press Television News Ltd is a UK corporation owned and controlled by the Associated Press.
APTN was founded in 1994 as Associated Press Television.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Associated_Press_Television_News   (536 words)

 Television system module with remote control code determination - Patent 5365282
A video recorder, adapted for use in conjunction with a remotely controllable unit associated with television recording and/or viewing, contains a remote-control signal transmitter to transmit control codes to the associated unit, and means to analyze the operation of the associated unit in response to the control codes.
This invention relates generally to television viewing systems employing modules such as VCR's, cable boxes or the like, which are remotely controllable, and more particularly to modules incorporating transmitters for remotely controlling associated modules, and having the capability of automatically determining the remote control codes of the associated modules.
When the associated unit is a cable tuner/descrambler, the video recorder derives a video signal from the R.F. output of the tuner/descrambler and analyzes the synchronization of the video signal to identify the tuned channel.
www.freepatentsonline.com /5365282.html   (2948 words)

 The Goon Show Site - Goons on Television
British television was still in its infancy during the 1950's and it is fair to say that it struggled to convey Goon humour at it's best.
One of the biggest issues was that television shows were mainly performed and broadcast live.
However, Associated London Scripts, a co-operative of talented scriptwriters of whom Milligan was a member, also contributed.
www.thegoonshow.net /film_tv_television.asp   (1120 words)

 AP Careers | The Associated Press
The Associated Press is the indispensable source of multimedia news coverage, providing fast, aggressive and distinctive journalism that meets the deadline and media format needs of a range of members and customers.
We are the primary news provider for the American television industry and one of the main news technology suppliers for television newsrooms.
Associated Press Television News (APTN), headquartered in London, is our international video news service.
www.ap.org /apjobs   (1371 words)

 Each Hour Of Television Viewing Associated With 144 Fewer Steps
The findings of television's effects on physical activity are the first to be based on objective measurements using pedometers, rather than the study subjects' memories of their physical activity, say the researchers.
To avoid the potential inaccuracies associated with self-reported physical activity, the researchers arranged to have the study participants wear pedometers during their waking hours to count the number of steps they took every day for five days.
In the current study, on an average day, each hour of television viewing was associated with 144 fewer steps walked - or an average of 520 fewer steps a day for those who spent 3.6 hours in front of the television.
www.medicalnewstoday.com /medicalnews.php?newsid=48275&nfid=rssfeeds   (648 words)

 APTN - Associated Press Television News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Compelling and topical content with a global overview, Horizons reflects on what’s new or changing that will affect our everyday lives – whether that be in the world of health or crime, leisure or the environment – Horizons will aim to educate and inform.
AP Television News can offer access to a LIVE position in Mexico City with a backdrop of 'El Angel de la Independencia' ('The Angel of Independence').
Our commitment is to capture the essential stories, and deliver them to you - first and fast and Direct, AP Television News' premium live service, allows you access to news, as it happens.
www.aptn.com   (363 words)

 Television News
Television news continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.
A CONTROVERSIAL television dramatisation that alleges former president Bill Clinton did not try hard to capture Osama bin Laden has roiled emotions over who is to blame for the September 11, 2001 attacks.
A "terribly wrong" television miniseries about events leading to the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks blames President Bill Clinton's policies, former Clinton administration officials said in letters demanding...
www.topix.net /business/television   (676 words)

 Television News : Lesson Four l Lesson
Students begin with an analysis of their television viewing habits and an introduction to the terms and vocabulary associated with television and radio.
Optional activities include deconstructing a news broadcast in class, comparing the strengths and weaknesses of both television and radio as sources of news, and completing a short essay about television news reporting and youth.
Within each group, each student will listen to a different television news broadcast and, using a column from the Television News Information Chart, make notes about content, style, length of program, advertisers, etc. (In order to ensure a wide cross-section, students should be encouraged to choose from a variety of stations: i.e.
www.media-awareness.ca /english/resources/educational/lessons/secondary/broadcast_news/news_lesson4.cfm   (645 words)

 Television - Associated Content
Television comedies are neither as good nor as common on TV schedules as they used to be.
Watching a television show being filmed is an exciting and entertaining way to get a sneak peak into the behind the camera world of show biz.
As a society turns to television for its primary source for news, it is obvious that its members will not hear the full story.
www.associatedcontent.com /television   (2640 words)

 The Beatles - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The band's first televised performance was on a program called People and Places transmitted live from Manchester by Granada Television on 17 October 1962.
The award, at that time primarily given to military veterans and civic leaders, sparked some conservative MBE recipients to return their awards in protest, which was widely reported in the British press and was even the lead item on the BBC television news.
The film appeared radical avant-garde by those standards, and instead of showcasing the lovable "moptops"/Beatles as they had been up until then, it showed them as part of the hippie counter-culture of 1967, which was at odds with the British establishment of that era.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/The_Beatles   (7886 words)

 APTRA Contests   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
If your television or radio station in California or Nevada subscribes to The Associated Press, you are a bona fide member of APTRA and are eligible to enter the contest.
Nominations should be in the form of a letter and should outline the career-long achievements of an individual from radio or television.
Television entries must be submitted on Beta, Beta SP or DVC Pro.
www.aptra.org /Contests/contests.htm   (1740 words)

 Protecting Children from Harmful Television: TV Ratings and the V-chip
Studies have found that television viewing is associated with aggression, a "desensitization" to violence, and increased fear (Wilson et al., 1997).
More specifically, this paper will briefly describe the history and development of television ratings, discuss three of the major problems associated with television ratings, and then finally point out some of the other methods that are available to help parents cope with the presence of television in their children's lives.
Theoretically speaking, then, the television ratings provide one way for parents to protect their children from witnessing what parents judge to be potentially harmful television.
parenthood.library.wisc.edu /Nathanson/Nathanson.html   (2876 words)

 The CUNY News Wire » Blog Archive » Brooklyn College Researcher Finds Television Preferences Associated ...
Participants were asked how many hours they watched television in a normal day and to indicate their favorite type of TV program.
This study has shown that specific types of TV programming are associated with poorer functioning, yet it is unclear whether watching these programs is a causal risk factor for cognitive impairment or a sign that cognitive impairment has occurred.
Now that this study has shed light on the relationship between television programming and cognition, more research would be useful with sample sizes including men, more extensive questions regarding TV use, and studying how shows affect people over time.
www1.cuny.edu /forum/?p=501   (758 words)

 Zogby/Associated Television News Poll Reveals: Abortion Tough Issue for Hillary Clinton & '06 Congressional Democrats
The survey, commissioned by Associated Television News and The O'Leary Report, included 30,117 respondents in the 48 contiguous states, and was conducted from March 10-14, 2006.
More analysis was conducted by matching the poll respondents who indicated that they'd support a Democrat (42%) or a Republican (40%) for Congress in the 2006 election.
Associated Television News President Brad O'Leary, who commissioned the poll, added that much of the results may "spell disaster for Democrats who try to run on the abortion issue.
www.prnewswire.com /cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=104&STORY=/www/story/03-22-2006/0004325089&EDATE=   (1862 words)

 G4 - Feature - TechTV and Associated Press Television News Join Forces to Provide the World's First Global News Feed ...
APTN is the international television arm of The Associated Press, the world's oldest and largest news-gathering organization.
ZDTV is a 24-hour cable television channel about computing, technology, and the Internet designed to appeal to viewers from the computer novice to the technology expert.
Launched in 1998 as a result of the merger between Associated Press Television (APTV) and Worldwide Television News (WTN), APTN has rapidly established itself as the world's leading video news agency, now serving over 350 broadcasters worldwide.
www.g4tv.com /techtvvault/features/9334/TechTV_and_Associated_Press_Television_News_Join_Forces_to_Provide_the_Worlds_First_Global_News_Feed_Devoted_to_Technology.html   (549 words)

 AP opens television bureau in N. Korea - World - The Washington Times, America's Newspaper   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
SEOUL -- Associated Press Television News yesterday announced the opening of a full-time office in North Korea, making it the first Western news organization to establish a permanent presence in the secretive nation.
Others questioned whether the organization, which will operate in association with North Korea's state-run broadcaster, will be able to function independently in one of the world's most tightly controlled societies.
APTN said the agreement is the result of four years of negotiations with the state broadcaster and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
washingtontimes.com /world/20060522-110412-1690r.htm   (565 words)

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Adolescents who watch music videos, listen to the radio and watch television movies more frequently than their peers appear to have sex at younger ages and are more likely than other adolescents to drink alcohol, smoke cigarettes and marijuana and cut class.
Violent or scary television programs or movies were found to cause nightmares, anxious feelings, withdrawal from friends and fear of being alone, among adolescents as well as younger children.
I removed all access to commercial television in my home shortly after the Chicago Bulls and Michael Jordan finished their dominance of the NBA.
www.mercola.com /2001/apr/4/tv_children.htm   (824 words)

Television programmes from France were transmitted by the BBC, the first time TV standards had been converted for use from another country
Early in the year the Conservative government introduced a bill to allow the introduction of independent television companies which led to the formation of the National Television Council and the Popular Television Association, the NTC being opposed to commercial television broadcasts
The first rules governing violence on British television were issued to the BBC by Controller of Programmes Kenneth Adam.
www.sixtiescity.com /Television/BritishTV.htm   (1874 words)

 Bill McDonald's Media Bio   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Many of his current clients and associates hail from the science fiction genera because of their desire to create more realistic intellectual properties.
This URL and the associated commercial on-line family business remains the primary point of contact for Bill and Lori McDonald in regards to their on-going research into all things paranormal.
This family "Cabal" and the associated story concept is available for development as a television property.
www.alienufoart.com /AboutBillMcDonald.htm   (1845 words)

 ProductionHUB : Directory : Associated Television Intl
Associated Television International (ATI) has been successfully producing and distributing television series, specials, feature films, network radio programs, books and music under the ATI and its subsidiaries name for over 30 years.
ATI's corporate mission is to produce and distribute quality special interest programming (television, radio, interactive, books, and music) that provokes thought about our everyday lives.
If this is your listing and you would like to edit your information or description, click here.
www.productionhub.com /directory/description.asp?item=12668   (144 words)

 "Early Television Exposure and Subsequent Attentional Problems in Children"
of the absence of television viewing history in 1986 and 1988.
We found that early exposure to television was associated with
age 1 is associated with a 28% increase in the probability of
home.san.rr.com /prjacoby/pediatrics.html   (3073 words)

 Sports Online- How has video streaming affected sports sites?
Associated Press reported in early March that Olympic officials hadn't wanted to jeopardize their income from TV rights, which accounted for 51 percent of all revenues from the Sydney Games, $1.33 billion of the overall $2.6 billion.
Associated Press reported in early March that Olympic officials decided to give accreditation to a few online news media sites to cover the 2002 Winter Games in Salt Lake City.
One thing for certain is that every year exposure doubles and it is only a matter of time before sporting sites are at par or overtake their television counterparts in the battle for advertising revenue.
www.the-surfs-up.com /news/news3p2.html   (2220 words)

 Closed circuit television system having seamless interactive television programming and expandable user participation ...
A closed circuit interactive television system (10) provides a multichannel television signal from a localized head end (12) which is used for individualized interactive selections by a plurality of users (22, 24, 26).
Each user station contains a conventional television receiver (32a, 32b, 32c) and a smart box or interface and selection device (30a, 30b, 30c).
The smart box or interface and selection device (30) is disposed between the television receiver (32) and the RF distribution amplifier (36).
www.delphion.com /details?pn=EP00314572B1   (264 words)

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