Essays Tagged: "television history"

Television Essay.

TELEVISIONHistory of the Television1927 - American engineer Philo T. Farnsworth develops the dissect ... ision1927 - American engineer Philo T. Farnsworth develops the dissector tube, the basis of current televisions.1939 - RCA and researcher Vladimir Zworykin research and perform experimental telecasts ... orm experimental telecasts from the Empire State Building. These efforts culminated in the debut of television at the 1939 Worlds Fair.1952 - The first UHF station, KPTV in Portland, Oregon goes on th ...

(4 pages) 197 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

A lawsuit case

s.Plaintiff Vanna White is the hostess of "Wheel of Fortune," one of the most popular game shows in television history. An estimated forty million people watch the program daily. Capitalizing on the f ...

(5 pages) 101 0 3.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Is the Simpson's The Perfect Family?

ns The Perfect Family?The Simpsons is one of the longest running yet most controversial cartoons in television history. The show revolves around the life of a suburban family in Springfield, USA. This ... ages about family values are actually exemplified through its characters.Marie Winn, the author of "Television and Family Life" examines the effects of television on American parents and their childre ...

(6 pages) 30 0 3.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Barney the hitler of my genera

Barney is The Hitler of My Generation 1992 marked a dark year in our nation's television history. That was the year a small production company brought to life an over-sized, gigg ... his Nazi-like teachings. Barney & Friends is a show that PBS should definitely remove from its television line-up. Following the film Jurassic Park and TV shows such as Dinosaurs, Sheryl Leach, a ... ersity, said, "I'm not sure what the strong attraction is, because it does not make much use of the television medium. If there is an organized curriculum, I haven't figured it out" (Walsh 2). Some mo ...

(4 pages) 323 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Barney the hitler of my generation

Barney is The Hitler of My Generation 1992 marked a dark year in our nation's television history. That was the year a small production company brought to life an over-sized, gigg ... his Nazi-like teachings. Barney & Friends is a show that PBS should definitely remove from its television line-up. Following the film Jurassic Park and TV shows such as Dinosaurs, Sheryl Leach, a ... ersity, said, "I'm not sure what the strong attraction is, because it does not make much use of the television medium. If there is an organized curriculum, I haven't figured it out" (Walsh 2). Some mo ...

(4 pages) 374 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Bamboozled: Blacks In Television

to be white. Because he talks proper and haves a whitish accent he is not like the other blacks. In television history black people had to be a certain way in order to make it in the business, which i ... of their own heritage. So, the Mau Maus killed Man Ray in front of the whole world by having it on television. This brought the black race down because they let the white man make them kill each othe ...

(4 pages) 20 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

The Halo Effect and its Relevance in Seinfeld

es throughout American media, with one specific example coming from one of the top-rated sitcoms in television history: Seinfeld. In the twentieth episode of the seventh season for the long-running sh ...

(3 pages) 1772 0 0.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies