Chapter 09-Television

Chapter 09-Television - Chapter 9 Television Television As...

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Chapter 9 Television
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Television As of 2004 - 1,765 television stations; roughly the same in 2009 111.4 million television households in America (2009) 99% of all American homes have a TV 67% have 3 or more than TVs Average number of TVs per household - 2.24 56% of Americans have cable / satellite TV
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Television The Average American watches 4 hours, 45 minutes per day*. That is: 145.5 hours per month 5 days, 22.5 hours per month 72 days per year Over 13 years per lifetime We watch more during a recession Women watch more than men and older people watch the most Each house averages 30 channels * Nielson Media Research, 2009
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Television DVD player used an average of 6.9 hours per week Medium makes $50 billion per year Average TV advertisement sells for $100,000 -- Primetime spots sold for up to $500,000
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Television Average U.S. home received watched only 15 or 16 channels with any regularity. Yet in 2006 the average household paid for 104 channels. This means, on average, U.S. households paid for 88 to 89 channels that they do not watch .
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Television’s Early History Philo Farnsworth - first to invent television Called image dissector Transmitted first moving image in 1927
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Television’s Early History Vladimir Zworykin - Backed by RCA claims to have invented television He used a camera called an iconoscope and a receiver called a kinescope – 1926 Iconoscope built upon Farnsworth’s Image Dissector His first broadcast was also in 1927
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