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  British television
British television broadcasting has a range of different broadcasters[?], broadcasting multiple channels over a variety of distribution media.
Independent Television (ITV) is the name given to the original commercial British television broadcasters, set up in 1955 to provide competition to the BBC.
Channel 5 was the final analogue broadcaster to be launched.
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Development of cable and satellite means of distribution in the 1970s pushed businessmen to target channels towards a certain audience, and enabled the rise of subscription-based television channels, such as HBO and Sky.
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).
Paralleling television's growing primacy in family life and society, an increasingly vocal chorus of legislators, scientists and parents is raising objections to the uncritical acceptance of the medium.
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 Wikinfo | Channel 4
Channel 4 is a television broadcaster in the United Kingdom (see British television), launched on November 2, 1982.
Channel 4 nominally broadcasts only in England, Scotland, the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland; in Wales, its equivalent is S4C.
In contrast to the other terrestrial TV channels, Channel 4 makes few of the programmes it broadcasts, partly as a result of the terms under which it was founded.
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 Qwika - similar:Channel_4
Channel 5, as a television channel, may refer to Channel 5 of MediaCorp TV, Singapore U.K. television broadcaster Five Several local television stations in the United States; see List of channel 5 TV stations in the United States This is a disambiguation page: a list of articles associated with the same title.
Channel 4 News is the title of different television news programs in different countries.
Ireland's television channels are a subset of the Media in Ireland.
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Channel 5 Broadcasting Limited (As of 2006, still the legal name of the company, though it now trades exclusively as Five) was licensed by the UK Government in 1995 after an exhaustive bidding process that lasted from 1993 and throughout 1994.
Channel 5 is also the only British analogue terrestrial channel without any availability in Ireland (all other analogue terrestrial broadcasters have carriage agreements with at least NTL Ireland and Chorus).
The channel began with a reputation for lowest-common-denominator broadcasting, famously screening low-budget "erotic thrillers" on Friday and Saturday nights (prompting the comment by the channel's director of programmes, Dawn Airey, that it was all about "films, football and fucking"), and concentrating its output on entertainment and lifestyle shows at the expense of factual programming.
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European colour television was developed somewhat later, in the 1960s, and was hindered by a continuing division on technical standards.
In the United Kingdom, the major state broadcaster is the BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation), commercial broadcasters include ITV (Independent Television), Channel 4 and Channel 5, as well as the satellite broadcaster British Sky Broadcasting.
Nigeria was one of the first countries in Africa to introduce television, in 1959, followed by Zimbabwe (then Rhodesia) in 1961, while Zanzibar was the first in Africa to introduce colour television, in 1973.
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 Television Channel, Lists of Television Channels and Networks Portal @ ChannelsAndNetworks.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
List of television channels in Oceania and the South Pacific
List of television stations in Washington, D.C. List of television stations in West Virginia
Channel One Network - Daily television newscast that is shown to 12,000 middle, junior and senior high school students.
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 ITV   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
In England and Wales the channel was recently rebranded ITV1 by ITV plc who own the regional broadcasting licences for the regions.
Television South West and TVS attempted to obtain a judicial review of the ITC's decisions and of the wording of the 1990 Act.
They argue that serious documentary and current affairs programmes are seldom to be seen in prime time, whilst the amount of reality television programmes and soap operas has increased (although this may be something attributed to British television in general, since the BBC has been accused of the same things).
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 Qwika - similar:Five_(TV)
Flextech is a British television company and is entirely owned by the British cable company NTL and acts as its television programme production arm.
TMF (The Music Factory) is a pop music television channel that operates in the Netherlands (TMF NL), Belgium (TMF Vlaanderen) and the United Kingdom (and Ireland) (TMF UK).
The Travel Channel is a cable television network that features documentaries and how-to shows related to travel and leisure around the United States and throughout the world.
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 A Welsh View: Television
Belgian television viewers were given a preview of the 25-second film earlier this week, when it was shown on the main evening news.
Channel 5 have come under fire for the way in which it has advertised CSI:NY which starts on the channel next month.
But like the British version of the show, it can't last forever, which is why Ali G is doing more with his other characters Borat and Bruno.
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 List of British television channels - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
An unnamed Gaelic TV channel to be funded by SMG plc (owner of stv) and BBC Scotland.
Channel Six Dundee - A former RSL broadcasting to the city of Dundee
Super Channel — one of the early pan-European satellite television channels.
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Exhaustive list of British and satellite TV channels with daily programme guides and schedules including BBC 1, BBC 2, ITV, Channel 4, Channel 5, Sky, Discovery, CNN, BBC World, Eurosport.
TV Guide offers television programme schedules for all the major British television channels, including regional ITV, and national and international satellite tv channels.
Daily television schedules for the following main television channels - BBC 1, BBC 2, Granada, Channel 4 and Channel 5 - aswell as a tv guide with the most popular satellite channels.
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List of British TV shows remade for the American market
List of British place names and their meanings
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 FanDominion: Television Archives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Sci Fi has been losing traction on the British Science Fiction TV arena to the BBC with its revamped Doctor Who series, which has been so successful the network is spinning off a second series based in the same universe with the popular character "Captain Jack" as the main hero of that new series.
It is slated to begin airing on the cable channel next winter (late 2006 or early 2007).
According to the January Sci Fi channel schedule, reruns of former Fox series John Doe will be added to the cable network's Friday night lineup at 7/6c p.m..
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 ITV - Free net encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
In England and Wales, the channel that it broadcasts was recently rebranded ITV1 by ITV plc who own the regional broadcasting licences for the regions.
Southern lost their licence to Television South (TVS), and the South of England region was converted to a dual region.
Ulster Television plc own a number of local radio stations in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland, as well as the UK national station talkSPORT, under the UTV Radio brand.
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 NevOn: Television
Just as mainstream print media is getting into new media channels like blogs to fully engage with their readership, so mainstream broadcast media is now beginning to embrace ways of reaching their audiences in ways that appeal to those audiences.
Available 24/7, the channel also offers live studio discussions and debates on the world of advertising, and behind the scenes documentaries on the filming of top commercials.
A report from Reuters on the world's first TV channel devoted exclusively to ads which is planned to launch in the UK in September, allowing viewers to tune in 24 hours a day to their favourite 30-second spots for Guinness, Walkers and Yellow Pages.
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 Wikinfo | List of British television channels
These channels are available on digital aerial, satellite and cable systems.
This is an identical channel carrying the same programmes delayed by one hour to give viewers a second chance to catch a favourite programme.
These channels are BBC ventures not available in the UK, in some cases they are similar to channels offered in the UK BBC World - formerly World Service Television
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 Open Directory - Arts: Television: Guides   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
MSN Entertainment Channel - Television listings, gossip and ratings from Microsoft.
Television Programmes - News, schedules, information on how shows are produced, and list of TV programmes along with previews for the following week, provided by Irish network RTE.
Web TV List - Listing TV stations that provide live and pre-recorded tv broadcasting on the net from across the United States and around the world.
dmoz.org /Arts/Television/Guides   (586 words)

 Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual Television Characters
For several years now I have been trying to compile a list of television programs that have included gay/lesbian/bisexual characters as a part of their regular (or semi-regular) casts.
To be listed a character should have appeared in at least three episodes and be explicitly gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgendered.
For the purposes of this list, a character is described as `recurring' if he or she has appeared in at least three (3) episodes.
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 Paper Details
The accent described here is the present-day version of the accent that has been used as the standard in phoneticians' description of the pronunciation of British English for centuries.
The number of native speakers of this accent who originate in Ireland, Scotland and Wales is very small and probably diminishing, and it is therefore a misnomer to call it an accent of BRITISH English.
The accent is most familiar as that used by most 'official' BBC speakers of English origin (newsreaders and announcers on Radio 4 and Radio 3, and most television channels).
linguistlist.org /pubs/papers/browse-papers-action.cfm?PaperID=4094   (370 words)

 UKTV : Start Here: Starting Points for British Television on the
British Comedy Library: FAQ Headquarters for fans of The Young Ones, Ben Elton, Thin Blue Line and more.
Create your own personal program list showing only the programs, channels and times your interested in.
If it's not a comedy or a soap (popular soaps their own separate newsgroups) then this is the place to talk about it.
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 The world's top Television websites   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
However, some trace line-by-line image scanning technology and concepts to fax machines, which pre-date television technology.
He lectured on the subject in 1911 and displayed circuit diagrams.
Component video - three separate connectors, with one brightness channel and two color channels (hue and saturation), and is usually referred to as "Y, B-Y, R-Y", "Y Pr Pb", or YUV.
www.websbiggest.com /dir-wiki.cfm/Television   (3232 words)

 TV | NEWS.com.au Entertainment
THIS year will go down as one of the hardest-fought years in television ratings in decades, with the Nine Network just coming in ahead of Seven.
BEING an elite AFL player didn't help Carlton captain Anthony Koutoufides prepare for the exhausting workload of Dancing With The Stars.
Check in on our handy list of sites across a variety of TV-related categories.
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The channels are available via an antenna with an analogue TV set.
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TV, Granada Plus, Paramount Comedy Channel, The Sci-Fi Channel, Sky One, Tara, UK Gold, UK Gold 2...
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