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Television o Philo Farnsworth Invented the first completely electronic television o 1950s Quiz Show Scandals Network = Just a conduit, or channel Sponsor calls the shots in program content Ad agency created (Censorship) NBC’s 21 Producers rigged the show Scandal Ends Sponsor’s role in programming Prime time game shows don’t return until 40 years later – Millionaire Networks have major problem is public relations so more time is spend on news, documentaries, and public affairs shows. Cable TV o As old as broadcast o CATV – Community Access Television o Cable Lingo Headend - Where the signals terminate and are sent out Truck lines – Large cables on poles or underground accessed by Drop/ tap lines – to your home o Satellite technology By 1965 – Satellites were locked into geosynchronous orbit with Earth o Coming of Cable City/Town accepts bids from various Cable companies
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