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10 INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT TELEVISION



Published On: July 24, 2014, by Neat Buzz, David Green, Ohio
Tag: Television , Rating: 4.5

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10 Interesting Facts About Television



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year 1926, J.L. Baird first displayed television which had only 30 lines and gave coarse image. Currently the digital signal of the television sends pictures with 1080 lines.

10 INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT TELEVISION
  

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A 103-inch plasma TV from Panasonic is the largest plasma TV currently available in the market, costing approximately around $70,000 .

10 INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT TELEVISION
  

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By the time the American child reaches 14, on an average they have seen around 11,000 murders on television.

10 INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT TELEVISION
  

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The television advertisement first broadcasted on 1st July, 1941 in New York. The advertisement was for Bulova Watch for 20 seconds. It was aired before a game of baseball played between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Brooklyn Dodgers. The cost of air buy during that time was only $9.

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In 2008, the cost of 30 seconds advertisement was $2.7 million in the Super Bowl broadcast. It is the worldís most costly airtime.

10 INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT TELEVISION
  

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NASA has announced that they have lost all of their original tapes of Apollo 11ís TV transmission in August, 2006.

10 INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT TELEVISION
  

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The Late Late Show of Ireland which started in 1962 and The Tonight Show which started in 1954 are the longest running talk show in the world.

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Sony began selling VCRs in 1970 that was capable of recording the television shows. However, Sony was sued by the film studios for copyright piracy. Later on, the Supreme Court backed Sony.

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Queen Elizabeth II has launched her own YouTube channel after fifty years when she first address for the Christmas to the public of UK.

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Nearly 36 percent mobile phone users can now watch the video beamed straight in their phones and the trend is still rising.

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