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Famous TV Firsts

Famous TV Firsts TV is an important part of our culture, and its most groundbreaking moments are worth remembering. Although there are many firsts in television history, some stand out more than others. Here is a select list of some … Continue reading

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Average Cost of a Local Commercial

Average Cost of a Local Commercial So you own a local business and want to increase its recognition on the local market and grow its sales through a local television commercial? You definitely have the right idea. Advertising professionals have … Continue reading

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Most Popular TV Brands

When it is time to buy a new television set, consumers today have many different brand choices. The number of possibilities is so large that choosing one TV brand from among the rest can seem almost impossible. Fortunately, a number … Continue reading

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Average Cost of a Superbowl Commercial

The average cost of a Super Bowl commercial for the 2013 event runs about $3.8 million, and some prime spots run as high as $4 million. At first glance, some analysts might feel the rates prove impractical in an advertising industry … Continue reading

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The Role of Nielsen Ratings in TV

Since the 1950s, Nielsen Media Research has been measuring television viewership and ratings. Nielsen ratings include demographical information, including number of viewers and the share of viewers. TV networks heavily rely on Nielsen data, and the future of many shows … Continue reading

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The history of movies: How did we get to today’s biggest hits?

We all know the great movie classics — Gone with the Wind, Casablanca, The Wizard of Oz, The Sound of Music and The Godfather, among others. But the history of movies begins many years before these classics were even thought … Continue reading

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TV names: Where do These Names Come From?

When most people watch TV, they’re likely only thinking about what’s on TV. We rarely think about the history of TV and where names such as “television” and “set top box” come from and what they mean. Understand more about … Continue reading

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Highlights of the History of Television

Wondering how we got from the TV sets of the 1950s to the high-tech televisions of today? Explore the long history of TV and some of the major milestones. 1900: The word “television” was first used in 1900 by Constantin … Continue reading

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Social media’s importance to television

On any given weeknight, millions of Americans gather between 8 and 11 p.m. to spend time on the couch watching TV. And increasingly, many people are watching TV with their smartphones and computers nearby. Television-related social media is gaining popularity … Continue reading

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Top Three Gaming Consoles

The three most popular gaming consoles on the market today are the Sony PlayStation® 3, the Microsoft Xbox, and the Nintendo Wii. Each has its own unique benefits. Check out the breakdown below to find the gaming console that’s right … Continue reading

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