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  1. How the National Alert System is now broken.

    There are more than 140 million people tuning-in to watch something on television nearly every day.* And yet the attention viewers are giving their television is shifting. Now more of…

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  2. Free What's on TV Tonight widget!

    Have you ever wondered what’s on TV during the week? Of course you have, at least once or twice. To find out what’s on TV you have to usually flip…

  3. Why TV Comedies Help Make the Medicine Go Down.

    Television can be both entertaining and educational, depending on what you watch. Though, sometimes, watching TV can be only about getting away from your life and into another’s, if only…

  4. Guess what? McDonald's is launching a TV channel.

    With thousands of TV channels out on the air today, what could one more channel do? McDonald’s, the world’s largest chain of fast-food hamburger restaurants, is about to find out….

  5. TV Viewership is Down, but Why?

    Shows today aren’t getting as much attention as the shows of yesteryear. First reported by New York Magazine, some of the hit shows of the 2011 TV season (including “New…

  6. SpongeBob Impairs Children’s Thinking? Think Again.

    The L.A. Times has some very interesting things to say about the show “SpongeBob Squarepants impairing little kids’ thinking.” Amongst some of the points the Times article hits on is…

  7. Against the odds, TV and the internet can actually be good for your social life.

    In the center of a dimly-lit, small-theater sized room, a group of strangers surrounded me as we all watched the season premiere of a new, fairly popular┬ácable TV show. Impressed…

  8. Happy 84th Anniversary Electronic TV!

    84 years ago a farm boy used an idea he had come up with eight years earlier to produce the first, working electronic television signal. The boy, Philo Farnsworth, originally…

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  9. What does the future hold for Cable TV?

    Google chairman Eric Schmidt recently traveled to the UK to talk with TV broadcasters there about the future of TV. There is, undeniably, a shift happening in TV. Some believe…

  10. Are TV Studios Taking Enough Risks?

    “You can’t look at this business in the same unsophisticated way you did a decade ago,” said Andy Kaplan, president of Sony’s channels operation in a recent New York Times…

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