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  Television program - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A television series that is intended to air a finite number of episodes is usually called a miniseries or serial (although the latter term also has other meanings).
The content of television programs may be factual, as in documentaries, news, and reality television, or fictional as in comedy and drama.
While television series appearing on TV networks are usually commissioned by the networks themselves, their producers earn greater revenue when the program is sold into syndication.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Television_program   (1583 words)

 Space Program and Television
The space program was a Puritan narrative, with its crew-cut NASA technocrats tirelessly striving toward the Moon, and a Western narrative, with lone heroes conquering a formidable new frontier (from mostly western facilities).
In 1967 three astronauts died in an early Apollo program test and the theme of astronaut as hero was tragically revived, and the public reminded of the risks of conquering space.
Television was unprepared for such a tragedy, with speechless anchors, an unfortunate tendency to repeat the videotape of the explosion constantly, and irresponsible speculation about the possibility of survivors.
www.museum.tv /archives/etv/S/htmlS/spaceprogram/spaceprogram.htm   (1676 words)

 UC Berkeley Journalism / Television Program
Television is both a medium for the dissemination of news and a subject itself of enormous controversy.
Beginning and advanced study of television at the school aims to train students for the real world of broadcast journalism.
CNS-TV News, a television news program reported and produced by students in the advanced television class, is available in streaming video.
journalism.berkeley.edu /program/television   (411 words)

Television signals may, however, be sent clearly from almost any point on earth to any other–and from spacecraft to earth–by means of cables, microwave relay stations, and communications satellites.
Cable television was first developed in the late 1940s to serve shadow areas–that is, areas that are blocked from receiving signals from a station's transmitting antenna.
Later, however, the growth of color television was delayed because it had to be compatible with monochrome–that is, color television would have to use the same channels as monochrome television and be receivable in fl and white on monochrome sets.
autocww.colorado.edu /~blackmon/E64ContentFiles/CommunicationsTechnologies/Television.html   (5408 words)

 PBPB | Public Broadcasting PolicyBase
Instructional television, which we consider no less significant, needs intensive further study in the total context of the educational enterprise, and is the subject of a major recommendation to this end.
The Commission further recommends that Congress act to permit the granting of preferential rates for educational television for the use of interconnection facilities, or to permit their free use, to the extent that this may not be possible under existing law.
Public Television can never be a national enterprise until effective interconnection has been provided both in order to distribute programs to educational television stations promptly and economically and to provide for live regional or national broadcasts when the occasion demands.
www.current.org /pbpb/carnegie/CarnegieISummary.html   (1850 words)

 Degree Programs - Cinema-Television - Meadows School of the Arts - SMU
The program is intended to prepare the student for a career in professional film/television production and writing and to develop creative skills within the art forms.
Both concentrations are designed to deliver a well-rounded training program in the fields of film and television and serve to prepare students for a career in professional film/television production and/ or writing — and to develop their creative abilities in these media.
What's more, the program is designed to place the media in a historical and cultural context and to offer important critical perspectives on programming produced for television and film.
www.smu.edu /meadows/cinematv/degree.asp   (662 words)

 Digital Television
Television certainly presents quite a bit of information but it is not a tool for accessing and processing information.
The technology of television programs can be observed from two perspectives: the broadcaster perspective and the viewer perspective.
A digital television program may consist of multiple audio and video streams as well as a data stream holding information related to the program.
www.dimension7.com /dtvpaper.html   (3312 words)

 Boston University College of Communication--Film and Television
On the creative side, the program stresses that it is the producer who is the intellectual driving force behind all television production, and that he or she must have a mastery of basic technical skills and a developed aesthetic sensibility.
Alumni of the Television Program are found in a wide variety of jobs at all levels in the telecommunications industry, both within the United States and increasingly in key positions in national broadcasting institutions throughout the world.
The television management component of the dual degree consists of a series of required courses offered in the graduate Television Program, together with a range of electives which, in consultation with their advisors, students may take anywhere in the College of Communication.
www.bu.edu /bulletins/com/item12.html   (2450 words)

 Global Popularity of Television Program Types
Television programs are expensive to create and produce but once completed, the product can be distributed at low cost with each additional sale entailing only the cost of making a copy.
The global news television programs will typically garner only small ratings in each country, but their strength will be their ability to accumulate an elite audience across wide geographies.
News programs and movies are usually near 50%/50%; after all, it is impossible to build a high overall incidence while being highly segmented by gender.
www.zonalatina.com /Zldata276.htm   (670 words)

 College of Communication
The television producer has a creative role unique in the media, and it is around this role that the television course of study has been shaped.
Students in the Television Program are encouraged to include courses from the Film Program, as well as courses from other departments of the College and of the University at large.
Although students are required to select an area of concentration in the second semester of the sophomore year - either the film or the television program - they also have options for tailoring a major that fits their interests and career goals.
www.bu.edu /com/ft/tv   (313 words)

 Disney, Walt
ABC executives were desperate to obtain programming that would enable them to compete with their more established rivals and were particularly interested in courting the growing family market in those baby-boom years.
The program's success was clinched in December 1954 with the introduction of the first of three episodes focusing on Davy Crockett.
Disney was still the host of this version of the program at the time of his death in December 1966.
www.museum.tv /archives/etv/D/htmlD/disneywalt/disneywalt.htm   (1029 words)

 Television Program Channels   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Programs on the channel cover the latest in hardware and software, the ever-expanding world of the internet, the newest games and relevant educational issues.
Sky News, in alliance with Reuters Television, is a 24-hour international channel, providing commentary and in-depth analysis, and the latest information on business, technology, fashion and entertainment.
SURYA TV the first digital satellite television of India, is a premium Malayalam channel from the house of SUN Network.
www.theindianculture.com /television/tvguide.htm   (1767 words)

 BBC's 'reality' show may be cruel and unusual television / Program based on Stanford Prison Experiment
The BBC asked Zimbardo to be involved with the program, but he refused, he said, because while his experiment may be considered a landmark in social psychology, today it is also considered unethical, even by its creator.
Of course, television is not bound by codes of psychological ethics, which has led Zimbardo and others to worry that the show's producers may be hoping for the worst among their volunteers.
As for the BBC program, Korpi said, at least the participants have contracts that presumably explain the experiment in detail and include a quit clause -- two things he said were not given to him and other volunteers in 1971.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/c/a/2002/01/28/MN142494.DTL   (1170 words)

 The Way of the Master Television Series
Each program is 30 minutes of Ray and Kirk teaching Christians how to share their faith effectively and inoffensively.
"The Way of the Master is a fresh new television program that grabs your attention from the opening scene and sustains it throughout the entire program.
If you would like to give your opinion to TBN about The Way of the Master television program, you can contact them at: comments@tbn.org.
www.livingwaters.com /m_television.shtml   (620 words)

 Television Outreach
The programs also seek to show how Bible prophecy relates to Christian living here and now as a motivator to holy living and evangelism.
Our television program is also broadcast over the Family Vision Network, a regional network that covers all of southern Louisiana.
The programming of Family Vision can be seen on 11 cable systems throughout southern Louisiana, reaching approximately 200,000 homes.
www.lamblion.com /New11.php   (383 words)

 Systems and methods for contextually linking television program information (US6732369)
The television schedule information can be displayed on a variety of viewer interfaces, such as televisions screens, computer monitors, PCTV screens and the like.
The television schedule information may be stored on the viewer's computer, television, PCTV, or a remote server (e.g., a website), or the television schedule information may be downloaded from a remote database to the viewer's computer, television or PCTV.
means local to the viewer for automatically activating a function of the local program guide system responsive to the tagged television program.
www.delphion.com /details?&pn=US06732369__   (675 words)

 DaVinci: Arts> Television> Program
Television movies for the week of June 18.Pittsburgh Post Gazette, PA - 17 hours ago...
Extension's nutrition program includes Food Power exhibits, a program for fifth...
The satellite is designed to provide television and communication services for Kazakhstan, part of Russia and three other countries: Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan and...
www.bluegrassdavinci.com /ODP/Arts/Television/Program   (330 words)

 Ready To Learn . TV Tips | PBS
Smart television is well suited to the interest and development of your children.
Tape programs that you think are appropriate to use with your children.
After watching a television program, plan to do activities with your children that relate to the theme of the program.
www.pbs.org /readytolearn/resources/tvtips.html   (492 words)

 After an Epic Meltdown, an Argentine Soccer Star Is Remade on TV - New York Times   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Maradona is almost never off-camera, apparently one of the main attractions for a viewing public that has followed his every step and misstep since he first emerged from the slums here some 25 years ago.
The magazine Gráfico has gone so far as to call his program "the most important television show in the world," a typically reverential description in line with the nicknames, like "God" and "the Golden Child," that Argentines have bestowed on him.
His parents sit in the invited live audience of less than 200, along with some of his brothers and sisters, and his two teenage daughters are down on the floor of the stage of the program with his ex-wife, Claudia Villafane, who divorced him last year after 15 years of marriage.
www.nytimes.com /2005/10/31/arts/television/31mara.html?ex=1288414800&en=7c24e1e6d75a7691&ei=5090&partner=rssuserland&emc=rss   (897 words)

 Georgia Farm Monitor TV
In addition to all the cable systems carrying these stations, the program is also carried by a number of cable systems throughout the state on their local origination channels.
While the program focuses on agriculture with the Georgia farmer in mind, national issues, consumer information and interesting feature stories about rural life in Georgia are also part of the broadcast each week.
Our television equipment and Farm Monitor studios were completely updated in 2001-2002 from tape-based editing and analog signals, to Non Linear Editing (computer-based editing) and SDI digital.
www.farm-monitor.com   (704 words)

 United News > March/April 2005 > Good News Television Program Successfully Completes Goal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The program grew from being a small regional public-access program, which aired on a handful of stations in the upper Midwest in early 1999, to airing programs coast to coast on more than 75 stations, in 21 states, by early 2005.
It is anticipated that new television programming at the home office-based media center will begin in early fall.
We look forward to the upcoming home office-produced television programs that will be shown on public-access stations around the country in the near future.
www.ucg.org /un/un0503/gntvprogram.htm   (910 words)

 Television   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Like the film industry, there are a wide range of television genres including dramas (science fiction, fantasy, horror, cops), reality shows, action, soap operas, game shows, sports, sitcoms, animated, music programs, music videos, children's, news, weather, documentaries, instructional, educational, talk shows, variety, religion, infomercial, miniseries, and more.
Many libraries purchase these types of programs for people who don't subscribe to specialized television services, don't want to record them for later viewing, or simply missed the programs when they were aired.
In addition to their great programming, they have a wonderful website that includes a great Lesson Plans Library.
eduscapes.com /seeds/tv.html   (1298 words)

 Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
The Academy Foundation offers various programs for college students and professors, as well as informational opportunities for the telecommunications and general community.
The College Television Awards is a national competition, which provides industry recognition for outstanding student-produced films and videos.
The Visiting Professionals Program provides television professionals to colleges and universities nationwide for lectures, workshops and seminars on virtually every area of the television industry.
www.emmys.org /foundation/education.php   (358 words)

 40+ Years of Earth Science - Television Infrared Observation Satellite Program (TIROS)
The TIROS Program (Television Infrared Observation Satellite) was NASA's first experimental step to determine if satellites could be useful in the study of the Earth.
Since satellites were a new technology, the TIROS Program also tested various design issues for spacecraft: instruments, data and operational parameters.
The program's success with many instrument types and orbital configurations lead to the development of more sophisticated meteorological observation satellites.
www.earth.nasa.gov /history/tiros/tiros.html   (188 words)

 ABC Asia Pacific - Television - Programs A-Z
ABC Asia Pacific Business Report is one of Asia Pacific's only business programs to bring viewers news, interviews and analysis from across the region, five days a week.
Lateline is a unique nightly news analysis program bringing you up-to-the-minute coverage of Australian and international news and events.
Play School is a regular television program for pre-school children encouraging them to wonder, think, feel and imagine.
abcasiapacific.com /guide/programs_az.htm   (1464 words)

 CaribNation Television: Program Facts
Shows on intellectuals like the late CLR James, who saw the generative and psychological power of politics, culture and ideology, Antiguan philosopher Tim Hector, Jamaican statesmen, Michael Manley and Edward Seaga, to name a few.
The program's diversity also extends to politicians, everyday Caribbean people and other personalities from ambassadors, banana growers, fashion designers, doctors and Miss Universe.
In addition to Dr. Downer, John Blake, thirty-year host of -The Caribbean Experience- radio program, does the entertainment and business reports.
www.caribnationtv.com /programfacts.html   (1296 words)

 Welcome to ITV - College of Engineering - UC Davis
Typically, full time professional engineers enroll in one course per quarter; thus, a master's degree program takes approximately three years and a doctoral degree program takes approximately five to six years to complete.
Embarking on a graduate program in addition to working full-time can be especially challenging.
Because this 25 hour-per-week educational commitment is often an addition to a full-time job, spouses and children need to understand and support your commitment to the program.
itv.ucdavis.edu   (324 words)

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