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Television

Knowledge Identifier: $Television

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Television

Telecommunication medium for transmitting and receiving moving images. add

Category: Civil society

Launched in 1950.

Countries: United States (31%), United Kingdom (17%), (14%)

Main connections: Apple TV, Armenia 1, Finlux

Linked to: BBC, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Sharp Corporation, Facebook

 

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1950

Perhaps due to the quiz show scandals in the 1950s, networks shifted to the magazine concept introducing advertising breaks with multiple advertisers add something

 

Since the 1950s, television has been the main medium for molding public opinion add something

 

Since the 1950s, television has been the main medium for molding public opinion add something


1952

Don Harron - He was one of the writers on the first English-language dramatic series broadcast in Canada, "Sunshine Sketches", which aired in 1952-53 on CBC Television


1953

Harry Antrim - He landed acting roles in television, beginning with the Hallmark Television Playhouse 1953 production of "Horace Mann's Miracle"


1954

Vicki Frederick - "'Vicki Frederick"' is an American Television and film actress who has starred in a number of popular TV shows such as "Murder She Wrote" in 1990, and "Mork and Mindy" and "Happy Days" in 1979


1955

RCA - Despite the company's indisputable leadership in television technology, David Sarnoff in 1955 commented, " $ Television will never be a medium of entertainment"

 

Emmy Award - In 1955, the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences was formed in New York as a sister organization to serve members on the East Coast, and help to supervise the Emmys

 

Tony Richardson - "Giraudoux Play On Television 'The Apollo Of Bellac'", "The Times, 13 August 1955 Around the same time he began to be active in Britain's Free Cinema movement, co-directing the non-fiction short "Momma Don't Allow" with Karel Reisz

 

Armenia 1 - Armenia Public Television dates back to September 5, 1955 when the USSR Council of Ministers made the decision to construct 27 programme centres and five transmission stations in the Union Republics


1956

Dave Appell - He appeared prominently in the 1956 Alan Freed film "Don't Knock the Rock", and worked for a while as the studio band and music director on the Ernie Kovacs TV and radio shows in Philadelphia


1957

Armenia 1 - On October 13, 1957 the State Committee on Radio and Television Programmes of the Council of Ministers of the Armenian SSR was formed


1962

Dave Garroway - After leaving "Today", Garroway returned to television on National Educational Television with a science series called "Exploring the Universe" in late 1962


1963

Lars Amble - After finishing theater school in Stockholm 1963-65, he was hired by the Royal Dramatic Theater until 1969, after which he has played parts in various theater plays, musicals, TV shows and movies


1964

Finlux - The name Finlux first appeared in 1964, when Iskumetalli began marketing TV sets with that brand name after being acquired by the Finnish Lohja conglomerate


1966

Bobby Sowell - Vietnam War - In 1966 Sowell won the Mid-South Fair and was scheduled to appear on the Ted Mack Original Amateur Hour on CBS Television, but before he could go there, he got drafted during the Vietnam War and his musical career was put on hold


1967

British Electric Traction - But in 1967 the Independent Television Authority ordered Rediffusion London to enter into a joint arrangement with Associated British Corporation, the holder of the weekend Midlands and North of England franchises, to form Thames Television


1968

Veljko Despot - From 1968 contributes as freelance on radio stations and since 1972 on the Yugoslavian Radio Television , on Croatian Radio Television and subnational radio and TV centers based in Belgrade , Ljubljana and Sarajevo

 

Curtis Mathes Corporation - From 1968 to 1988 it was the only fully American owned electronics firm and the only American Television manufacturer

 

Zonda Telecom - "'Zonda Telecom"' is a Mexican Telecommunications company founded in Guadalajara, Jalisco, in 1968 as a Television manufacturer

 

Talkback Thames - It was formed by the merger of Talkback Productions and Thames Television, the former &ITV (ITV_(TV_network)) network franchisee for London on weekdays between 30 July 1968 and New Year's Eve, 31 December 1992


1969

Don Harron - He made one appearance on the CBC Television show "Adventures in Rainbow Country" in 1969 in the episode "The Frank Williams File


1970

Since the 1970s the availability of video cassettes, laserdiscs, DVDs and now Blu-ray Discs, have resulted in the television set frequently being used for viewing recorded as well as broadcast material add something

 

Armenia 1 - According to the decree of the USSR Supreme Soviet issued in December, 1970, The State Committee on Radio transmission and Television was renamed to the All-Union Republican State Committee on Television and Radio Transmission

 

Ray Fenwick - He co-wrote the theme music to the 1970s cult TV show "Magpie", which was credited to "The Murgatroyd Band", which was basically The Spencer Davis Group at the time


1972

Michael Saward - He became Radio and Television Officer to Archbishop Michael Ramsey until 1972


1975

NRK - The monopoly was gradually dissolved from 1975 onwards, resulting in the introduction of cable TV in 1982, regional TV channels and satellite TV in 1986 and the launch of the second free-to-air channel $TV_2 (TV_2_(Norway)) in 1992


1977

Armenia 1 - In November 1977 a new 311,7 metre high television tower was erected, as well as "Orbita-2" - a space communication station, which transferred the second programme of the Central Television from Moscow


1978

Armenia 1 - In 1978 it became possible to see the fourth channel of the Central Television in Armenia


1979

Jimmy Perry - A solo effort, "Room Service" written without Croft for Thames Television in 1979 and "High Street Blues" co-written with Robin Carr "remain contenders for the title of worst British sitcom"

 

Finlux - In 1979, Lohja acquired another Finnish TV manufacturer, Asa Radio, which had been manufacturing radio receivers since 1927


1980

Remote control - In 1980, a Canadian company, Viewstar, Inc., was formed by engineer Paul Hrivnak and started producing a cable TV converter with an infrared remote control

 

MTM Enterprises - MTM Enterprises acquired Jim Victory Television from Viacom Enterprises in 1980 taking the MTM library with it


1985

British Electric Traction - BET sold its interest in Thames Television in 1985

 

British Electric Traction - Its interests in Thames Television were sold in 1985, and the rest of Rediffusion soon followed


1986

Cheryl Miller - From 1986 to 1991, she worked as an assistant coach at USC and as a Television Sportscaster


1989

Brian Auger - In 1989, Auger was musical director for the thirteen-part film retrospective series "Villa Fantastica", made for German TV


1990

A handful of Baird's 'Phonovision' recordings survive and these were finally decoded and rendered into viewable images in the 1990s using modern digital signal-processing technology add something

 

Armenia 1 - As political powers began changing in 1990, the prime minister, Vazgen Manukyan, appointed Henrik Hovhannisyan, a non-communist, to be the head of the State Department of Television and Radio programmes

 

Pete Frame - The "Rock Family Trees" books were used as the basis for the BBC Television series "Rock Family Trees" in the 1990s


1992

Finlux - In 1992, Finlux TV manufacturing was sold to Nokia, which already was manufacturing TV sets with brands Salora, Schaub-Lorenz and Oceanic


1993

Tribune Company - In 1993 Chicagoland Television , the Chicago area's first 24-hour cable news television channel, was launched by the company

 

Kickboxing - Kickboxing had not been seen on TV until K-1 was founded in 1993


1994

Television Corporation of Singapore - Before 1 October 1994, Television Corporation of Singapore and Radio Corporation of Singapore was formerly known as:

 

Singapore Broadcasting Corporation - SBC had since became the $ Television Corporation of Singapore , Radio Corporation of Singapore and Singapore Television Twelve under a privatisation exercise on 1 October 1994 and subsequently MediaCorp TV owner by MediaCorp on 12 February 2001 after the Singapore International Media based parent by Singapore International Television becomes the Media Corporation of Singapore on 1 January 1999

 

Television Corporation of Singapore - TCS existed from 1 October 1994 to 11 February 2001; predecessor of MediaCorp Radio successor of the television broadcasting arm of the Singapore Broadcasting Corporation was privatised on 1 October 1994 in Singapore into three individual companies, one of which was Radio Corporation of Singapore and Singapore $ Television Twelve


1995

Shappi Khorsandi - Khorsandi graduated from the University of Winchester in 1995, with a degree in Drama, Theatre and Television, moving onto pursue a career in comedy


1996

Finlux - In 1996, Nokia sold all its TV factories and brand names to Hong Kong company Semi-Tech, which continued manufacturing TV sets in one factory in Finland until the year 2000, when the Finnish subsidiary of Semi-Tech filed for bankruptcy

 

NRK - NRK has had an online presence supporting its TV and radio programmes and web-only initiatives since 1996

 

STV Group (Scotland) - Originally formed as Scottish Television, it changed its name to Scottish Media Group in 1996 when it acquired Caledonian Publishing, owners of Glasgow-based newspapers "The Herald" and "Evening Times"

 

STV Group (Scotland) - Originally formed as Scottish Television, it changed its name to Scottish Media Group in 1996 when it acquired Caledonian Publishing, owners of Glasgow-based newspapers "The Herald" and "Evening Times"


1997

Atlantic Television - Atlantic Television was founded in 1997 by former BBC producer Howard Gibbins

 

STV Group (Scotland) - It went on to acquire the &ITV (ITV_(TV_network)) licence holder for Northern Scotland, Grampian Television in 1997

 

Jack Paar - PBS television devoted an edition of the "American Masters" series to Paar's career in 1997, and in 2003 revisited the topic with another hour-long examination of the Paar phenomenon, entitled "'Smart Television"'

 

STV Group (Scotland) - It went on to acquire the &ITV (ITV_(TV_network)) licence holder for Northern Scotland, Grampian Television in June 1997


1998

MTM Enterprises - MTM ceased operations and was folded into 20th Century Fox Television on August 15, 1998 when The Family Channel became Fox Family


1999

B4U (network) - In 1999 the newly formed network launched B4U Movies and B4U Music in the UK on the Sky Digital platform as a subscription package along with Sony Entertainment Television


2000

Until the 2000s broadcast TV programs were generally transmitted as an analog television signal, but during the decade several countries went almost exclusively digital add something

 

Armenia 1 - According to the Law of the Republic of Armenia "On Television and Radio" in force from 2000, the Public television shall start broadcasting all of its programs, films in Armenian starting from January 1, 2005

 

Star Cinema - In China, the series garnered an average of 1,3 billion viewers in over 2000 channels including the Central China Television

 

Gianluca Vialli - Since the late 2000s Vialli works as a TV football commentator for Sky Italia

 

STV Group (Scotland) - The company renamed itself again as "SMG plc" in 2000 by which time it had expanded further through the acquisitions of Primesight , Pearl & Dean and Ginger Media Group, which included Ginger Television and the UK radio station, Virgin Radio


2001

Steve Matchett - In late 2001 Speedvision was acquired by Fox Television, rebranded as Speed Channel and relocated to Charlotte, North Carolina

 

TriStar Television - Television - On October 25, 2001, Columbia TriStar Network Television and Columbia TriStar Television Distribution merged to become "'Columbia TriStar Domestic Television"'


2002

Sarit Hadad - Israeli Television selected her to represent Israel in the Eurovision Song Contest 2002


2004

Ross Bagley - Television - In 2004, Ross enrolled in California State University at Northridge, where he sought a degree in cinema and television arts

 

Jack Paar - In the spring of 2004, a memorial for Jack Paar was held at The Museum of Television & Radio in New York City


2005

Phil Redmond - For over twenty years he ran his own independent production company, Mersey Television, before selling the company off in 2005

 

Armenia 1 - New roads and prospects opened for the Armenian Public Television in 2005


2006

Reg Grundy Organisation - In 2006 FremantleMedia merged Grundy Television and Crackerjack Productions to form "'FremantleMedia Australia"'

 

Embassy Row (production company) - In 2006, the company signed a 3-year deal with Sony Pictures Television, but was later acquired by them on January 14, 2009

 

STV Group (Scotland) - On 2 March 2006, it was announced that Scottish Television would revert to using its former brand name of "STV", which it previously used from the start of colour broadcasting in 1969 until 30 August 1985, and which the station is still informally known as in parts of Scotland

 

RTVE - In accordance with the Law of State Radio and Television of 5 June 2006, and in the face of an enormous deficit, the RTVE Public Body and the companies TVE, S.A. and RNE, S.A were dissolved, and on 1 January 2007 the "Corporación RTVE" came into existence

 

Reg Grundy Organisation - On 30 August 2006, FremantleMedia announced they would merge Grundy Television with their other Australian production company, Crackerjack Productions, to form a single 'super' production company called "FremantleMedia Australia"


2007

Ross Bagley - Television - In 2007, Ross enrolled in California State University at Northridge, where he sought a degree in cinema and television arts

 

Marcus Brigstocke - Brigstocke's first stand up comedy DVD "Planet Corduroy", produced by Phoenix Film & Television Productions, was released in November 2007


2008

Prospect Park (production company) - "'Prospect Park"' is a Hollywood entertainment production company, founded in 2008 by Richard H. Frank, a former executive at the Walt Disney Television, along with Jeff Kwatinetz, former CEO of the talent agency The Firm, Inc. The company occupies space upon, and draws its name from the former ABC-TV studios in the Prospect Park section of Los Angeles, and is located just northeast of the intersection of Hollywood Blvd. and Vermont Ave. On May 3, 2011, former ABC executive Josh Barry joined the company as well


2009

Finlux - As of 2009 Finlux is owned by Europe's largest TV Manufacturer, the Turkish electronics manufacturer Vestel, acting as the direct-to-consumer brand for the manufacturer, cutting out the middle man to sell exclusively online to the UK. Awards have included a '5 Star' What Hi-Fi accolade for their 32F8030-T Smart model, which won The Sunday Times's 'Best Buy' TV in early 2013

 

STAR India - Star CJ Alive is an Indian Television shopping channel which was started through a strategic alliance between Star India and CJ Group of South Korea in 2009

 

As of 1 October 2009 the responsibilities held by the BCI are gradually being transferred to the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland add something


2010

Currently, it is estimated that approximately 26,8 million UK private domestic households own televisions, with approximately 25 million TV Licences in all premises in force as of 2010 add something

 

In 2010 the iPlayer incorporated a social media aspect to its internet television service, including Facebook and Twitter add something

 

Kathy Griffin - Griffin caused controversy when she confronted Republican Congresswoman Michele Bachmann over her views on homosexuality at the 2010 Radio and Television Correspondents' Association Dinner, while in town for her rally against DADT. According to Griffin, she asked Bachmann "if she was naturally a bigot or if that's just the way she legislates

 

Colin Murray - In 2010, he became host of BBC Television's "Match of the Day 2" on BBC Two, while still anchoring shows on BBC Radio 5 Live and 5 Live Sport and "Fighting Talk" and was still presenting on BBC Radio Ulster

 

Balaji Telefilms - In 2010, it created yet another brand ALT Entertainment which produced youth content in Film & Television Productions

 

Juana Barraza - Mexican producer Pedro Torres brought the story to television on an episode of the 2010 Mexican Television series "Mujeres Asesinas 3" that is being produced by Televisa

 

RTL Group - RTL Television has been operating HbbTV services since 2010

 

Marvel Television - On June 28, 2010, Marvel Entertainment announced the start of Marvel Television, Marvel Studios' division, together with the appointment of Jeph Loeb to head up the division as executive vice president, head of television

 

Regency Media Group - In August 2010, Regency acquired Shock Entertainment, one of the largest independent distributors of film, TV and music content in Australia

 

Gorillaz - In October 2010, Damon Albarn announced to the media that he would not let the cast of "Glee" cover the band's songs, claiming that the music on the Fox network's TV show is a "very poor substitute for the real thing"


2011

Star Cinema - In 2011, Star Television spent 12 million pesos for the new "Philippine National Anthem" video clip for all of the TV channels of ABS-CBN Corporation

 

Star Cinema - "Budoy" is a finalist to the 2013 New York Festivals International Television & Film *awards

 

Thunderbird Films - The series premiered on Showcase Television network on Monday, March 14, 2011

 

Thames (production company) - In November 2011, it was announced that Talkback Thames would split into four brands under the parent company of FremantleMedia UK. The name "Thames" was revived from Thames Television after being inactive for nearly nine years


2012

In 2012, it was reported that television revenue was growing faster than film for major media companies' add something

 

Lionsgate Television - On March 13, 2012, Lionsgate Television formed a new joint venture with Thunderbird Films, a company founded by Frank Giustra, who was the founder and chairman of Lionsgate

 

Twofour - In May 2012, Series Director David Clews was awarded a BAFTA Television Craft Award for his work directing Educating Essex

 

So Television - On 30 August 2012, ITV Studios acquired So Television for an estimated £17 million


2013

In 2013, 87 percent of TVs sold were color LCD screen TVs add something

 

Emmy Award - College Television Awards are given nationally and 2013 marks the 34th annual year for college awards

 

Amy Aquino - In 2013, Aquino was cast in the ABC Television pilot "Divorce: A Love Story"

 

Peggy King - She is featured in the 2013 HBO film "Behind the Candelabra", via a 1955 TV clip in which she sings "When Liberace Winks at Me" accompanied by the real Liberace

 

New Vision Television - On January 3, 2013, the former executives at New Vision Television is forming its fourth venture

 

Tribune Company - Television - Tribune later announced its return to television production on March 19, 2013, with the relaunch of the production and distribution division as Tribune Studios

 

Balaji Telefilms - In November 2013, it created yet another subsidiary, BOLT Media Limited that focussed on advertising and differentiate in Television Content


2014

In 2014, most of the TV sets sold were LCDs mainly $LED-backlit (LED-backlit_LCD_display) LCD displays add something

 

In 2014, most of the TV sets sold were LCDs mainly $LED-backlit (LED-backlit_LCD_display) LCD displays add something

 

Major TV manufacturers announced the discontinuation of CRT, RPTV, plasma and even fluorescent-backlit LCDs by 2014 add something

 

Major TV manufacturers announced the discontinuation of CRT, RPTV, plasma and even fluorescent-backlit LCDs in 2014 add something

 

RAI - Television - In 2014, a commission set up by Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi is studying guidelines for a radically change of the Italian public television

 

Saba Qamar - As of 2014, her dramas currently on air are "Bunty I Love You" on Hum TV, "Baimaan Mohabbat" and "Sannata" on ARY Digital and comedy series, "Miss Fire" on Geo Television

 

Twofour - Twofour's most notable programme to date has been Educating Yorkshire which won 10 *awards in 2014 including a National $ Television *award, RTS *award, Broadcast *award for Best Documentary, IVCA *award, a BAFTA Craft *award and two BAFTA Television nominations

 

Sheryn Regis - In January 2014, she again visited the Phippines and was invited to several TV shows as guest like Sunday All Stars and Unang Hirit

 

Sling Media - Also introduced in July 2014, SlingTV is a free upgrade to the Slingbox 500 that provides a graphical user interface and information overlays for living room TV viewing in addition to providing place shifting capabilities

 

Nora Aunor - On July 18, 2014, the College of Mass Communication of the University of the Philippines announced that for the year 2014, the recipient of Gawad Plaridel is Nora Aunor for Television, $Music and Film


2015

Major TV manufacturers have announced production of smart TVs only, for middle-end and high-end TVs in 2015 add something


2017

Television - A 2017 study in "The Journal of Human Resources" found that exposure to cable television reduced cognitive ability and high school graduation rates for boys add something