Essays Tagged: "television programming"

Six Hours of Television

Six Hours of Television In looking at modern television programming there are hundreds of shows to choose ... g at modern television programming there are hundreds of shows to choose from. Picking six hours of television to analyze from the prospective of an anthropologist is by no means easy. It is easy howe ... ir. This could still change though, with the next season. Of the remaining four hours, three are on television every Thursday night, and include the tremendously popular FRIENDS, the SINGLE GUY, the h ...

(7 pages) 70 0 3.6 Dec/1995

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Genre Study

this essay is about television violence and it's effects on young children.

Violence on TelevisionIn "television violence and its effects on young children" Betty Jo Simmons, Kelly Stalswo ... its effects on young children" Betty Jo Simmons, Kelly Stalsworth, and Heather wentzel describe how television violence affect young children. They describe how 98% of all households have at least one ... television set in the household. They also described that young children watch at least 28 hours of television each week and before the age of 12 the average child has viewed over 8,000 murders.Violen ...

(4 pages) 192 0 4.5 May/2002

Subjects: Art Essays

The paper looks at 3 different commercials and analyzes fantasy vs. reality.

Sitting down and watching television today is more than just enjoying ones favorite program. Commercials are a huge part of to ... cials are a huge part of today's television programming. Seldom can we sit down and watch a show on television without interruptions of commercials trying to persuade us to buy something or send some ...

(5 pages) 100 1 4.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

An analysis of music videos

video delivery, in favor of a more generalized youth programming. They have grown to favor reality television programming in the scheme of the Real World, Road Rules and network television shows like ... and the MGM musical. Other artists began to do the same thing in the 60s, such as create their own television shows centering around the personas of the band members, like "The Monkees", a television ...

(14 pages) 190 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Reality TV.

In today's television programming, there seems to be a trend towards more reality shows. Ever since the premier ... the premiere of the show Survivor, it became extremely popular and each season, newer reality-type television shows start to air. Survivor prompted network producers that the public like to see real ...

(3 pages) 72 0 3.8 Oct/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

The Inter-relation of Television and Violent Social Changes

The introduction of television in America has forever changed our lives and continues to affect society at the present t ... influence our daily lives and society as a whole. By now most people are asking the question; does television shape social norms or does it reflect them? Although I believe television has influenced ... r many of the violent social problems seen in our society today.In the 1940's through the late 50's television programming was minimal. Not everyone had access to a TV set and it was considered the gr ...

(19 pages) 154 0 5.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Not A Real Essay

rom the international viewpoints has determined an increase in visibility for gay lifestyles in the television industry. Increases in the number of gay and lesbian actors, directors, and the introduct ... mber of gay and lesbian actors, directors, and the introduction of gay lifestyles as a component of television programming have become almost common place. Some critics have argued that the AIDS epide ...

(1 pages) 258 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Tv And Morals

The biggest problem television programming has is that there are no morals. Few people today would be surprised to learn ... Of course, much TV violence is less gruesome"”and more easily taken for granted. When Western television was demonstrated recently in a remote village in Côte d'Ivoire, West Africa ... re whites always stabbing, shooting and punching one another?" The answer, of course, is that television producers and sponsors want to give viewers what viewers want to see. Violence draws view ...

(2 pages) 16 0 4.2 Aug/2001

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

Effects Of Violence On Television On Children

Young children and adolescents are very susceptible to the effects of television programming. In the present generation of children, the prominence of television in every ... elevision in everyday life is increasing constantly. There have been many studies on the effects of television on the growth of children. The average child or adolescent watches three hours of televis ... a day. At this rate, by the age of seventy, an average person watches seven to ten years' worth of television. The time that a child devotes to the screen causes them to replace other activities that ...

(2 pages) 6 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Aids

AIDS and the Increased Visibility of Homosexuality in Television Entertainment Programming Written for The Paper Store, Inc.by May Hall 3/2000 Over the co ... rom the international viewpoints has determined an increase in visibility for gay lifestyles in the television industry. Increases in the number of gay and lesbian actors, directors, and the introduct ... mber of gay and lesbian actors, directors, and the introduction of gay lifestyles as a component of television programming have become almost common place. Some critics have argued that the AIDS epide ...

(1 pages) 372 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Blaher

rom the international viewpoints has determined an increase in visibility for gay lifestyles in the television industry. Increases in the number of gay and lesbian actors, directors, and the introduct ... mber of gay and lesbian actors, directors, and the introduction of gay lifestyles as a component of television programming have become almost common place. Some critics have argued that the AIDS epide ...

(1 pages) 3 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The "Sweet Spot" Of The Telecommunication Industry

Cable Systems are companies that provide the service of sending cable television signals through a closed channel, a coaxial or fiber-optic cable, into the homes of its s ... coaxial or fiber-optic cable, into the homes of its subscribers (#1, p. 117). This signal provides television programming, much like that of broadcasting companies, to viewers across its service area ...

(4 pages) 29 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Gap Analysis: Global Communications

s, the cable company enticed consumers and businesses with their bundled offer of internet service, television programming, calling plans that include calling features, unlimited local and long distan ...

(7 pages) 264 0 0.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Media Influences and Other Selected Issues in Adolescent Psychology Texts

derrepresented area of importance is the influence of media on adolescent behavior and development. Television is believed to have considerable impact on youth (Baranowski, 1971; Murray, 1980). Likewi ... t psychology texts is unclear.Some researchers have suggested that the content of popular music and television programming reflects the interests and concerns of adolescents (Coles, 1969; Seltzer, 197 ...

(7 pages) 61 0 4.5 Dec/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Commercial Effectiveness

Commercial Effectiveness Sitting down to watch the television today is more than just enjoying your favorite program. Commercials are a huge part of to ... ercial is an amazing component of advertisement. By definition a commercial is "an advertisement on television or radio"(Dictionary 175). One commercial only lasts an average of thirty seconds and, if ... If it costs that much money for so little time then what is the logic behind airing commercials on television instead of placing an ad in the newspaper or dictating an advertisement on the radio? Ori ...

(10 pages) 32 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Television And Interpersonal Relationships

In late 1999, a multi-million dollar bachelor made a deal with Fox television to marry a beautiful, attractive, and interesting young woman. The bachelor agreed and wo ... s publicized. Over forty-two million people tuned in to watch, as the two were married on primetime television. Why, one might ask, would so many people care to watch two strangers tie the knot? They ... had never before met. A romantic millionaire and an attractive young woman were married on national television. In less than one month the couple filed for an annulment, and split under well-publicize ...

(12 pages) 31 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Stereotyping in The Mass Media

ntification and affect an individual's attitudes about gender equality is subtle yet omnipresent as television commercials (e.g. "strong enough for a man but made for a woman"), song lyrics (e.g. Mado ... ing images of what is appropriate and inappropriate for males and females. Even such +"progressive" television programming as Sesame Street is stereotypical--almost all the major animal characters are ...

(4 pages) 30 0 4.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Male Bashing on TV

turned into an epidemic these days where it could found everywhere from songs to commercial ads to television shows. Although male bashing has spread into our televisions, workplace, communities and ... ashing is something that has bothered me a long time. Why is it acceptable and actively depicted on television programming and commercials for women being shown hitting, punching, shoving, physically ...

(3 pages) 3298 0 0.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Sociology: The Simpsons

w, spoofing, challenging, and collapsing the traditional codes, structures, and formulas of network television" (59).The Simpsons satirizes all kinds of aspects of everyday life, family, television, r ... religion and politics achieving the true essence of satire against the typical sitcoms that were on television during that time. The principle of The Simpsons is above all to entertain its audience an ...

(5 pages) 29 0 0.0 Jul/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology