Essays Tagged: "american television"

Three events for every year, starting 1985 until 2003.

stronautsApril 26:Nuclear accident at Soviet Union's Chernobyl power stationOprah Winfray Show hits American television1987:May 17:Iraqi missile kills 37 solders in attack on US frigate Stark in Persi ... City Federal Building blows up because of a car bomb plant by Timothy McVeigh, a 27 years old white American. The first person suspected to commit this crime were ArabsOctober 3:A Los Angeles' Jury fi ...

(3 pages) 58 0 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

A close analysis of an extract from television text drawn from the sitcom genre: Friends, The One With All The Cheesecakes, Series 7 Episode 11.

The American television sitcom "Friends" is by genre an ensemble sitcom it follows the everyday lives of ... esecake,Friends uses stereotypes frequently, the whole concept of the show is the stereotype of the American dream. Featuring six young good-looking people who live in a loft apartment, have good jobs ... ion. In this scene we also see Ross and Chandler sitting on bar stools drinking beer images of real American men.Friends fits into the category of sitcom as it fits into the half an hour format, it de ...

(5 pages) 96 2 3.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

The representation of homosexuals in the media

resting and there are many different examples of how this happens in the media.Will and Grace is an American television sitcom about a heterosexual woman who lives with a homosexual guy. They also hav ...

(8 pages) 103 2 3.8 Mar/2004

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

Film and TV Studies

American and British television comedy are both rooted from the same history. In general, situation ... ed from the same history. In general, situation comedy is based on the same principles. So why does American television often seem more universal than British sitcoms when both rely heavily on stereot ... niversal than British sitcoms when both rely heavily on stereotyped representations of social class?American television comedy has a universal approach because of its mass appeal. It has three network ...

(12 pages) 112 1 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Tv and unreality

5. What point is the author making in his reference to an American television that depicts the election of a black president to the white House?The point Dwye ... n their country. Unfortunately, possible only on TV.6. What comparison does he draw between American and Canadian television? How does his choice of Canadian television programs support his ar ... his choice of Canadian television programs support his argument?The comparison Dwyer draws between American and Canadian television is that both televisions are intended to inform the population. How ...

(3 pages) 30 0 4.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

To what extent has British (or American) television been successful in providing programmes for diverse audiences?

In this essay I am going to talk about the way in which American television has been successful in providing programmes for female viewers. I will discuss t ... something more. It made women want to get out of the home and into the workplace.There are several American television programs which have been influential in changing programmes that have been made ... programmes that have been made for women and the storylines in them.Often on television, especially American, women are shown as being the weaker sex in a male dominant world. They are often backgroun ...

(6 pages) 25 0 2.5 Nov/2005

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

"When Hell Was in Session" by Admiral Jeremiah Denton.

enton blinked his eyelids repeatedly spelling out a covert message "T-O-R-T-U-R-E". Broadcasting on American television on May 17, 1966 which was the first confirmation that the American Soldiers were ... ng calm shooting down the North Vietnamese propaganda and using his eyelids to get a message to the American people. This is just one of many things that had happen to Denton out of 8 years and 4 year ...

(2 pages) 11 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

History of Pizza Hut

ion in its first-ever advertising campaign, called "Putt Putt to Pizza Hut," which first debuted on American television in 1965. That first TV commercial was directed by Randall Parker. The company wa ...

(1 pages) 31 0 3.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

"Crash": A Look At Race and Prejudice in America

Persian store owner, his wife and daughter; two police detectives who are also lovers, one African-American and the other Latina; an African-American television director and his wife; a Mexican locks ... atina; an African-American television director and his wife; a Mexican locksmith; two young African-American car-jackers; a White rookie cop and his corrupt partner; and a middle-aged Korean couple. C ...

(3 pages) 173 1 3.4 Nov/2006

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


se, and we only spoke our native language with each other rs. Also, I had never wanted to watch any American television shows, news, or cartoons. All I had done was write letters and mailed it to my c ...

(3 pages) 36 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

1969 Censorship

Matthew Snyder November 8, 2001 History of Media Arts II American Television Censorship in 1969 1969 was a tumultuous year in the United States. Ast ... g to the civil rights movement, and 97% of U.S. households had Television sets. For the first time, Americans were seeing brutal images of the world on their TV sets, including the Vietnam War. Censor ... o a target of censorship. All in the Family struggled with censorship battles to change the face of American television and become one of the most successful TV series of all time. In the book, Prime ...

(3 pages) 6 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Violence In Canadian And American Television

Violence in Canadian and American Television Together Americans and Canadians fight against the amount of violence depicted o ... television. It is unfortunately a growing concern for both countries. More violence is portrayed on American programs; consequently, those programs are the ones that make it on to Canadian television. ... a series, cartoons, children's shows, crime shows and sketch comedy. The comparison of Canadian and American violence illustrates that they both have the same affects on viewers; however, the results ...

(5 pages) 650 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

TV Vulgarity

ect America? More importantly, how does it affect America's children? The violence and vulgarity of American television affects Americans and their children in many ways, none of which are good or ben ... ich are good or beneficial. In its entirety, violence and vulgarity on television is detrimental to American society, especially children.Television has become much more violent and vulgar since its i ...

(4 pages) 2894 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Has Television Gone Too Far?

Has Television Gone Too Far? In the past four decades American television has rapidly progressed from a luxury means of communication and entertainment to ... Bachelor. Has TV finally gotten out of hand? It is hard to say one way or the other, given that the American public seems to flock to each newer and even more bizarre invention that TV writers, artist ... more bizarre invention that TV writers, artists, and producers throw their way. The majority in the American public will be the ultimate judge of what should be on television and of how far the specta ...

(3 pages) 28 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

The Impact of Television on the Film Industry

1920's and '30's. Utilizing such inventions as the German cathode-ray tube and the iconoscope, two American researchers invented the electronic television system. Television sets, computers, automate ... ed a line to be scanned below or beside the previous one.These two new inventions paved the way for American television's first public broadcast at the New York World's Fair in 1939. RCA, having prese ...

(8 pages) 41 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Race Relations in the Media

ngs far more than white people, so the public gets an unfair negative opinion of minority groups.In American television shows, the way characters are played by those from ethnic minorities never seem ... sked to identify the suspects pictured in the stories, they were more likely to misidentify African-American than white suspects. While the articles in the study included an equal proportion of black ...

(4 pages) 60 2 4.3 May/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Intercultural Barriers

f cultures are presented throughout the film. There is a Persian shopkeeper named Farhad, a Mexican-American locksmith named Daniel Ruiz, an African-American television director named Cameron Thayer; ...

(4 pages) 68 0 5.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Television and The Society From a Theoretical Perspective

numerable ways. One of its effects was that it has encouraged violence in our society. For example, American television viewers overwhelmingly say there is too much violence on television. Yet almost ...

(3 pages) 1 0 0.0 Jan/2012

Subjects: Humanities Essays