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Exam Three-Television

by: Hannah Bettis

Exam Three-Television JOUR 101

Hannah Bettis
Media and Society
Barnett, Barbara

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The notes over Television for exam three.
Media and Society
Barnett, Barbara
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Date Created: 11/15/15
0 Americans spend an average of 5 hours a day watching TV 0 TV is the main leisure activity in the USA 0 Socializing is second 0 TV is seen as the main place to get news at home 0 Currently Americans spend more time online than in front of a TV Audience 0 AfricanAmericans watch the most TV 0 7 hoursday Hispanics and AsianAmericans watch the least TV 0 3 4 hoursday 0 When you39re a teen TV viewing drops then goes up as you get older 0 People over the age of 65 watch more than 7 hours of TVday TV and you 0 By the time you39re 65 you39ll have seen over 9 years worth of television 0 The average home has more TVs than people 0 60 of Americans use the Internet and TV together 0 For every 1 hour of a show you see 20 minutes of ads 0 Once you39re 18 you will have seen 200000 violent acts on TV 0 The average US child spends 1500 hours watching TV 0 The percentage of 4 6 year olds who said they39d rather watch TV than play with their dads is 54 The birth of TV 0 18805 experiments begin to create TV 0 19205 the first images are transmitted through television 19505 90 of homes in the USA have TVs 0 There were only three main networks and 3 channels 0 NBC CBS and ABC 0 This time was considered the quotgolden agequot of television TV changes several things 0 Entertainment 0 Journalism 0 Advertising 0 The way we interact 0 How we see ourselves Early TV 0 Was seen as the radio storytelling but with pictures added 0 Westerns variety shows comedies dramas soap operas cop shows and quiz shows were just some of the kinds offered 0 New formats arose 0 Feature films 0 Talk shows Everybody Loves Lucy The first large family sitcom 0 Saved time and money by being filmed live in Hollywood as opposed to New York and broadcast live 0 Due to Lucy filmed reruns became possible 0 Programs could become syndicated 0 Entertainment becomes Hollywood39s realm 0 Shows can be produced more quickly 0 39 shows in 20 weeks TV changes journalism 0 Documentaries and investigations are on the rise 0 Politics begins to be covered 0 Conventions and debates are aired The Red Scare and the Black List 0 Murrow O Criticized the Red Scare and McCarthyism O quotA Report on Senator McCarthyquot pointed out all the times McCarthy had contradicted himself 0 McCarthyism 0 Making an accusation of treason without reliable evidence 0 The Black List 0 The practice of denying a job to writersactorsproducersanyone in entertainment due to a suspicion of their political affiliation The singlesponsor advantage 0 A network could sell both a niche audience and the amount of time a commercial would be displayed 0 A company creates the program with ads and sponsors it 0 1 advertiser 1 program ratio 0 Ex quotThe Adventures of Robin Hoodll sponsored by Johnson and Johnson The 64000 problem 0 A quiz show was 39coaching39 their contestants and told them to lose on purpose 0 Congress created a federal law against rigging game shows in amendment to the 1960 Communications Act TV advertising changes 0 Went from 1 advertiser 1 program to multiple advertisers per program 0 Sponsors had no benefit in the program just in the amount of audience members that watched the show 0 Companies were only interested in the amount of viewers that saw the ad and not the quality of the program The dream decade of advertising 0 WWII ends 0 quotthrifting and repurposingll become old news 0 There is a rise in building homes population and spending 0 TV becomes the electronic catalog 0 Advertising becomes big on TV Who39s watching the ads 0 Nielsen ratings help determine how many people watched the program 0 Helps determine what people tend to watch more 0 Helps learn rate of advertising How do you measure it 0 Global television audience metering 0 Measures viewership Sweeps 0 Four times a year 0 Ratings 0 Viewers are seen as a percentage of all homes with TVS 0 Share 0 Percentage of audience watching among television sets in use Big changes 0 19505 golden age of TV 0 19605 color TV is invented womenAfrican Americans become more popular on television 0 19705 controversy becomes fun to watch cable is invented primetime soap operas are on the rise 0 19805 CNN takes precedence 0 19905 dysfunctional families become the standard to watch news is streamed live from Baghdad gay people are portrayed positively 0 20005 more choices are available than ever Audience of today 0 97 of of all homes in America have TVs 0 TV is the most widespread medium to reach adults 0 The leading source to get news 0 Seen as the most influential medium 0 Young people now watch more recorded shows than live TV What is TV today 0 All about news 0 All about entertainment 0 All about profits 0 Four big networks 0 NBC Fox CBS and ABC How networks work 0 Each network has an affiliate 0 Networks provide the programs for affiliates 0 A local station often news will pay to associate themselves with the network 0 Networks can be a place for people to rely on their favorite shows or reporting style PBS For viewers like you 0 TV without commercial influence 0 For people under 12 and over 50 Pressure from corporates to expand network 0 Going down the drain Started in NYC in the 705 Subscriber based network 0 No ads 0 Transmitted through cable or satellite 0 Has movies or TV specials The cable revolution 0 Before cable signals were transmitted through public airways 0 Subject to government regulation 0 Free to watch 0 With cable signals are transmitted through fiber optic cables 0 No regulations 0 Pay to watch 0 Cable today 0 Has a growing audience 0 More variety 0 Able to have 39edgy39 programming 0 The cable set up 0 Basic cable 0 Local channels 0 Expanded basic 0 Local channels 0 Channels with broad appeal 0 Premium cable 0 All of the above 0 Also includes specials movies and sports 0 Includes payperview TV redelivered 0 TV is broadcast digitally providing viewer interaction 0 Social media adds to the experience 0 Tweets and hashtags help provide a community around a show


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