Embrace Shift from ‘Boob Tube’ to YouTube

Embrace Shift from ‘Boob Tube’ to YouTube

Embrace Shift from ‘Boob Tube’ to YouTube By Encouraging Educational Programming Adults over age 35 may recall being told to “Turn off the boob tube!” after spending too much time watching TV. That’s outdated slang for the television set combined with the perceived...
The History of Cable TV: Part I

The History of Cable TV: Part I

The History of Cable TV: Part I The number of television channels available to today’s consumer is so extensive, it’s hard to believe viewers were once limited to just three networks. Read on to learn how the change occurred.  Commercial...
Channel 37, Where Are You?

Channel 37, Where Are You?

Channel 37, Where Are You? Before the advent of digital television, one channel was conspicuously absent from analog TV lineups. For decades, channel 37 didn’t exist. The reason involves a government conspiracy and the search for extraterrestrial life. Think of it as...
Sweet Streams Are Made of This

Sweet Streams Are Made of This

Sweet Streams Are Made of This September 7, 1927 is a day that will live in infamy for entertainment buffs. Inventor Philo Farnsworth unveiled the first television set that day, and Americans were hooked. Nearly a century later, we still can’t get enough TV — though...