RTV 3007 Lesson 5 rev

RTV 3007 Lesson 5 rev - Televisions Growth Curve...

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Television’s Growth Curve
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Television's Growth Curve 1945-1960:  The “Golden” Age of Television National Impact  Increased Variety n News and Sitcoms n Elvis and Quiz Shows n Live Theatrical Productions
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Television’s Growth Curve Disruptions: Scandals McCarthyism Payola
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Television’s Growth Curve 1961 - Congress passes the All-Channel  Receiver Bill 1962 - Telstar is launched Community Antenna TV starts in rural  communities
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Television’s Growth Curve *DuMont television network goes bankrupt in  1958 *ABC merges with United Paramount  Theaters
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Television’s Growth Curve *Westerns are very popular  *Nightly newscasts are only 15 minutes long ”The National Hearth”
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Television n UHF gets a boost from cable as cable has  to carry all local stations in a market n Public Broadcasting Act of 1967 creates  PBS n 1971, Congress bans cigarette advertising  on television and radio
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RTV 3007 Lesson 5 rev - Televisions Growth Curve...

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