Amazing facts about TV

Amazing facts about TV


TV (Television) are present in everyone's house but their are many things you don't know about TV. Soo let's see some top Amazing facts about TV.

Amazing facts about TV



  1. Commercials were not always expensive. In 1941 20 seconds of prime-time air time was $9. Today, prices can go up to $2.7 million for 30 seconds in the Super Bowl half-time break.

  2. The inventor of the television would not let his own children watch TV. He once said to his son “There’s nothing on it worthwhile, and we’re not going to watch it in this household, and I don’t want it in your intellectual diet.” – Philo T Farnsworth.

  3. It is estimated that by the time average American child reach age 14, it sees around 11,000 murders on the television. By the age 18, that number goes to 200,000.

  4. Television became widely popular after the end of World War II. Over 1 million American homes had television in 1948.

  5. Average American family watches TV for eight hours per day. Currently there is over 275 million television sets in the United State.

  6. Stephen Fry claims the UK record for saying ‘f**k’ on television most times in one live broadcast.

  7. Some of the most watched serialized television programs of all time are M*A*S*H (top viewership 105.9 millions), Cheers (80.4 million), Seinfeld (76.3 million), Friends (52.5 million) and Magnum P.I. (50.7 million).

  8. In 1987, a man hijacked a television station during an episode of Dr. Who and wore a Max Headroom mask and uttered nonsense, and he still hasn’t been caught.

  9. During a live news broadcast in 1974, the news anchor announced “In keeping with Channel 40’s policy of bringing you the latest in blood and guts, and in living color, you are going to see another first—attempted suicide.” then shot and killed herself live on television.

  10. There is something called the “CSI effect”. Because of television crime dramas, jurors have unrealistic expectations of forensic science and investigation techniques.

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  1. Govt should, make New rules stopping such bad telecasts..
    n schools should also spread d effects of bad telecasts on kids..
    N schools play part in stopping such stopping such telecasts..

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