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Allo Allo! is a BBC television British sitcom that was first broadcast on BBC One from 1982 to 1992, comprising 85 episodes.
A Chef's Life is an American documentary-style cooking show created by Cynthia Hill (Markay Media) and Vivian Howard.
Advertising is an audio or visual form of marketing communication that employs an openly sponsored, non-personal message to promote or sell a product, service or idea.
Alabama Public Television is a state network of PBS member television stations serving the U.S. state of Alabama.
Amanpour (styled "Amanpour.") is a global affairs interview television program hosted by Christiane Amanpour, airing weeknights 2000 and 2030 CET and repeated at 2300 and 2330 pm CET on CNN International.
AMC-21, or Americom-21, is a communications satellite operated by SES S.A., formerly SES World Skies and SES Americom.
America's Test Kitchen is a half-hour cooking show distributed to public television stations and Create in the United States, which are also available in most Canadian markets.
The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) is an American commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of Disney–ABC Television Group, a subsidiary of the Disney Media Networks division of The Walt Disney Company.
American Experience is a television program airing on Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) television stations in the United States.
American Family, sometimes called American Family: Journey of Dreams is a PBS series created by Gregory Nava that follows the lives of a Latino family in Los Angeles.
American Masters is a PBS television series which produces biographies on enduring writers, musicians, visual and performing artists, dramatists, filmmakers, and those who have left an indelible impression on the cultural landscape of the United States.
American Public Media (APM) is the second largest producer and distributor of public radio programs in the United States after NPR.
American Public Television (APT) is the largest syndicator of programming for public television stations in the United States.
Android is a mobile operating system developed by Google, based on a modified version of the Linux kernel and other open source software and designed primarily for touchscreen mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets.
Antiques Roadshow is a British television show in which antiques appraisers travel to various regions of the United Kingdom (and occasionally in other countries) to appraise antiques brought in by local people.
Antiques Roadshow is an American television program broadcast on Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) Public television stations.
Apax Partners LLP is a British private equity firm, headquartered in London, England.
Are You Being Served? is a British sitcom created and written by executive producer David Croft (Croft also directed some episodes), and Jeremy Lloyd with contributions from Michael Knowles and John Chapman, for the BBC.
The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) is a state network of PBS member television stations serving the U.S. state of Arkansas.
Arlington County is a county in the Commonwealth of Virginia, often referred to simply as Arlington or Arlington, Virginia.
Arthur is a Canadian/American animated educational television series for children ages 4 to 8, created by Cookie Jar Group (formerly known as Cinar) and WGBH for PBS.
The Associated Press (AP) is a U.S.-based not-for-profit news agency headquartered in New York City.
An athletic conference is a collection of sports teams, playing competitively against each other at the professional, collegiate, or high school level.
The Atlantic Ocean is the second largest of the world's oceans with a total area of about.
Audience measurement measures how many people are in an audience, usually in relation to radio listenership and television viewership, but also in relation to newspaper and magazine readership and, increasingly, web traffic on websites.
Austin City Limits (ACL) is an American public television music program recorded live in Austin, Texas, by Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) member television station KLRU, and broadcast on many PBS stations around the United States.
A baby boom is a period marked by a significant increase of birth rate.
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.
BBC News is an operational business division of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) responsible for the gathering and broadcasting of news and current affairs.
The Big Ten Network (BTN) is an American sports network.
Billy Don Moyers (born June 5, 1934) is an American journalist and political commentator.
Bill Moyers Journal was an American television current affairs program that covered an array of current affairs and human issues, including economics, history, literature, religion, philosophy, science, and most frequently politics.
Boston is the capital city and most populous municipality of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States.
Brian John Dowling (born April 1, 1947) is a former college and professional football player and was the starting quarterback of the Yale University football team in the late 1960s.
A British sitcom or a Britcom is a situation comedy programme produced for British television.
A broadcast license is a type of spectrum license granting the licensee permission to use a portion of the radio frequency spectrum in a given geographical area for broadcasting purposes.
Broadcast programming is the practice of organizing and/or ordering of broadcast media programs (Internet, television, radio, etc.) in a daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly or season-long schedule.
A broadcast relay station, satellite station, relay transmitter, broadcast translator (U.S.), rebroadcaster (Canada), repeater (two-way radio), or complementary station (Mexico) is a broadcast transmitter which repeats, or transponds, the signal of another radio station or television station usually to an area not covered by the signal of the originating station.
Broadcasting syndication is the license to broadcast television programs and radio programs by multiple television stations and radio stations, without going through a broadcast network.
Buffalo is the second largest city in the state of New York and the 81st most populous city in the United States.
In broadcasting, a commercial bumper, ident bumper or break-bumper (often shortened to bump) is a brief announcement, usually two to 15 seconds in length that can contain a voice over, placed between a pause in the program and its commercial break, and vice versa.
The Bundesliga (lit. "Federal League", sometimes referred to as the Fußball-Bundesliga or 1. Bundesliga) is a professional association football league in Germany and the football league with the highest average stadium attendance worldwide.
The C-band is a designation by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) for a portion of the electromagnetic spectrum in the microwave range of frequencies ranging from 4.0 to 8.0 gigahertz (GHz); however, this definition is the one used by radar manufacturers and users, not necessarily by microwave radio telecommunications users.
Canada is a country located in the northern part of North America.
CBS (an initialism of the network's former name, the Columbia Broadcasting System) is an American English language commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of CBS Corporation.
CBS Corporation is an American mass media corporation focused on commercial broadcasting, publishing, and television production, with most of its operations in the United States.
Channel 4 is a British public-service television broadcaster that began transmission on 2 November 1982.
Chief executive officer (CEO) is the position of the most senior corporate officer, executive, administrator, or other leader in charge of managing an organization especially an independent legal entity such as a company or nonprofit institution.
The chief operating officer (COO), also called the chief operations officer, is one of the highest-ranking executive positions in an organization, comprising part of the "C-Suite".
The United States' Children's Television Act (Pub.L. 101-437) is an Act of Congress that was designed to increase the amount of educational children's programming on television.
A children's television series, or children's show, is a television show designed and marketed to children, normally scheduled for broadcast during the morning and afternoon, when children are usually awake.
Chromecast is a line of digital media players developed by Google.
In American, Canadian and Philippine broadcasting, a city of license or community of license is the community that a radio station or television station is officially licensed to serve by that country's broadcast regulator.
Clifford the Big Red Dog is an American-British educational animated children's television series, based upon Norman Bridwell's children's book series of the same name.
CNET (stylized as c|net) is an American media website that publishes reviews, news, articles, blogs, podcasts and videos on technology and consumer electronics globally.
Cable News Network (CNN) is an American basic cable and satellite television news channel and an independent subsidiary of AT&T's WarnerMedia.
CNN International (CNNI), simply referred to on the channel as CNN, is an international 24-hour English language cable, satellite, IPTV and digital terrestrial television channel that is operated by CNN.
Colorado is a state of the United States encompassing most of the southern Rocky Mountains as well as the northeastern portion of the Colorado Plateau and the western edge of the Great Plains.
Comcast Corporation (formerly registered as Comcast Holdings)Before the AT&T merger in 2001, the parent company was Comcast Holdings Corporation.
Commercial broadcasting (also called private broadcasting) is the broadcasting of television programs and radio programming by privately owned corporate media, as opposed to state sponsorship.
A corporate spin-off, also known as a spin-out, or starburst, is a type of corporate action where a company "splits off" a section as a separate business.
The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) is an American privately owned non-profit corporation created in 1967 by an act of the United States Congress and funded by the federal government to promote and help support public broadcasting.
Create is an American digital broadcast television network.
Crossfire was a nightly current events debate television program that aired on CNN from 1982 to 2005 and again from 2013 to 2014.
Current is an American trade journal that covers public broadcasting in the United States.
Cyberchase is an American/Canadian animated educational children's television series on PBS Kids.
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood (known as Daniel Tiger's Neighbourhood in Canada) is an American-Canadian animated children's television series produced by Fred Rogers Productions, 9 Story Media Group, and Out of the Blue Enterprises.
Datacasting (data broadcasting) is the broadcasting of data over a wide area via radio waves.
Denver, officially the City and County of Denver, is the capital and most populous municipality of the U.S. state of Colorado.
Digiday is an online trade magazine for online media founded in 2008 by Nick Friese.
Digital cable is any type of cable television distribution using digital video compression for distribution.
In broadcasting, digital subchannels are a method of transmitting more than one independent program stream simultaneously from the same digital radio or television station on the same radio frequency channel.
Digital television (DTV) is the transmission of television signals, including the sound channel, using digital encoding, in contrast to the earlier television technology, analog television, in which the video and audio are carried by analog signals.
DirecTV (stylized as DIRECTV) is an American direct broadcast satellite service provider based in El Segundo, California and is a subsidiary of AT&T.
Disney Digital Network (formerly Maker Studios, Inc.) is an American multi-channel network.
Distance education or long-distance learning is the education of students who may not always be physically present at a school.
Doctor Who is a British science-fiction television programme produced by the BBC since 1963.
A documentary film is a nonfictional motion picture intended to document some aspect of reality, primarily for the purposes of instruction, education, or maintaining a historical record.
Downton Abbey is a historical period drama television series set in England in the early 20th century, created by Julian Fellowes and co-produced by Carnival Films and Masterpiece.
DragonflyTV is a science education television series produced by Twin Cities Public Television, broadcast on most PBS stations.
Drama is the specific mode of fiction represented in performance: a play performed in a theatre, or on radio or television.
DVD (an abbreviation of "digital video disc" or "digital versatile disc") is a digital optical disc storage format invented and developed by Philips and Sony in 1995.
E/I, which stands for "educational and informational" (or "educational and informative"), refers to a type of children's television programming broadcast in the United States that incorporates educational content in some form.
Educational television or learning television is the use of television programs in the field of distance education.
Educational Television Stations was a division of the National Association of Educational Broadcasters (NAEB), created at the association's 1963 convention in the United States.
ESPN (originally an acronym for Entertainment and Sports Programming Network) is a U.S.-based global cable and satellite sports television channel owned by ESPN Inc., a joint venture owned by The Walt Disney Company (80%) and Hearst Communications (20%).
Father Ted is a British sitcom that was produced by British independent production company Hat Trick Productions for Channel 4.
Fawlty Towers is a British television sitcom broadcast on BBC2 in 1975 and 1979.
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent agency of the United States government created by statute (and) to regulate interstate communications by radio, television, wire, satellite, and cable.
Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates Jr. is a documentary television series hosted by Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr. that airs on PBS.
In European academic traditions, fine art is art developed primarily for aesthetics or beauty, distinguishing it from applied art, which also has to serve some practical function, such as pottery or most metalwork.
In broadcasting, a flagship (also known as a flagship station) is the broadcast station which originates a television network, or a particular radio or television program that plays a key role in the branding of and consumer loyalty to a network or station.This includes both direct network feeds and broadcast syndication, but generally not backhauls.
The Fox Broadcasting Company (often shortened to Fox and stylized as FOX) is an American commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of Fox Entertainment Group, a subsidiary of 21st Century Fox.
Fox News (officially known as the Fox News Channel, commonly abbreviated to FNC) is an American basic cable and satellite television news channel owned by the Fox Entertainment Group, a subsidiary of 21st Century Fox.
Free-to-air (FTA) are television (TV) and radio services broadcast in clear (unencrypted) form, allowing any person with the appropriate receiving equipment to receive the signal and view or listen to the content without requiring a subscription, other ongoing cost or one-off fee (e.g. Pay-per-view).
Freedom Communications, Inc., was an American media conglomerate that operated daily and weekly newspapers, websites and mobile applications, as well as Coast Magazine and other specialty publications.
Frontline (styled by the program as FRONTLINE) is the flagship investigative journalism series of the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), producing in-depth documentaries on a variety of domestic and international stories and issues, and broadcasting them on air and online.
Fundraising or fund raising (also known as "development") is the process of gathering voluntary contributions of money or other resources, by requesting donations from individuals, businesses, charitable foundations, or governmental agencies (see also crowd funding).
Gannett Company, Inc. is a publicly traded American media holding company headquartered in Tysons Corner, Virginia, near McLean in Greater Washington DC.
The Georgia High School Association (GHSA) is an organization that governs athletics and activities for member high schools in Georgia, USA.
Georgia Public Broadcasting (GPB) is a state network of PBS member television stations and NPR member radio stations serving the U.S. state of Georgia.
The GfK SE (established in 1934 as Gesellschaft für Konsumforschung, "Society for Consumer Research") is Germany's largest market research institute, and the fourth largest market research organisation in the world, after Nielsen Company, Kantar Group and Ipsos.
Ghostwriter is an American children's mystery television series created by Liz Nealon and produced by the Children's Television Workshop (now Sesame Workshop) and BBC Television (episodes aired during BBC Two's Schools output).
Google Books (previously known as Google Book Search and Google Print and by its codename Project Ocean) is a service from Google Inc. that searches the full text of books and magazines that Google has scanned, converted to text using optical character recognition (OCR), and stored in its digital database.
Google News is a news aggregator and app developed by Google.
Graham Holdings Company (formerly The Washington Post Company) is a diversified American conglomerate, best known for formerly owning the newspaper for which it was once named, The Washington Post, and Newsweek.
Grants are non-repayable funds or products disbursed or gifted by one party (grant makers), often a government department, corporation, foundation or trust, to a recipient, often (but not always) a nonprofit entity, educational institution, business or an individual.
Great Performances, a television series devoted to the performing arts, has been telecast on Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) public television since 1972.
Harry Enfield and Chums (also called Harry Enfield's Television Programme) is a British sketch show starring Harry Enfield and Paul Whitehouse.
Hearst Communications, often referred to simply as Hearst, is an American mass media and business information conglomerate based in New York City, New York.
High-definition television (HDTV) is a television system providing an image resolution that is of substantially higher resolution than that of standard-definition television, either analog or digital.
The term historical period drama (also historical drama, period drama, costume drama, and period piece) refers to a work set in a past time period, usually used in the context of film and television.
History (from Greek ἱστορία, historia, meaning "inquiry, knowledge acquired by investigation") is the study of the past as it is described in written documents.
History Detectives is a documentary television series on PBS.
The history of Poland from 1945 to 1989 spans the period of Soviet dominance and communist rule imposed after the end of World War II over Poland, as reestablished within new borders.
Home improvement, home renovation, or remodelling is the process of renovating or making additions to one's home.
The Houston Chronicle is the largest daily newspaper in Houston, Texas, United States.
IMDb, also known as Internet Movie Database, is an online database of information related to world films, television programs, home videos and video games, and internet streams, including cast, production crew and personnel biographies, plot summaries, trivia, and fan reviews and ratings.
An independent film, independent movie, indie film or indie movie is a feature film that is produced outside the major film studio system, in addition to being produced and distributed by independent entertainment companies.
Independent Lens is a weekly television series airing on PBS presenting documentary films made by independent filmmakers.
Instructional television (ITV) is the use of television programs in the field of distance education.
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is the revenue service of the United States federal government.
iOS (formerly iPhone OS) is a mobile operating system created and developed by Apple Inc. exclusively for its hardware.
The Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union (IGHSAU) is the governing body for girls' junior and senior high school sports in the U.S. state of Iowa.
Iowa Public Television (IPTV) is a network of Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) member stations in the U.S. state of Iowa.
ITV is a British commercial TV network.
The Ivy League is a collegiate athletic conference comprising sports teams from eight private universities in the Northeastern United States.
John Joseph "Jack" Corrigan (born September 12, 1952 in Cleveland, Ohio) is an American sports broadcaster and author.
For the Welsh rugby union player of a similar name see James Leadbeater James Ledbetter is an author and editor based in New York City.
Jason Seiken is a media executive best known for launching The Washington Post on the web and for transforming PBS into a leader in the digital media space.
The Journal Editorial Report is a weekly American interview and panel discussion TV program on Fox News Channel, hosted by Paul Gigot, editorial page editor of The Wall Street Journal.
KBDI-TV, virtual channel 12 (VHF digital channel 13), is a Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) member television station serving Denver, Colorado, United States that is licensed to Broomfield.
KCET, channel 28, is a non-commercial educational, independent television station located in Los Angeles, California, United States owned by KCETLink.
KCMP (89.3 FM, 89.3 The Current), is a radio station owned by Minnesota Public Radio (MPR) that broadcasts a AAA music format including a significant rotation of songs by local artists.
Keeping Up Appearances is a British sitcom created and written by Roy Clarke.
Kenneth Lauren Burns (born July 29, 1953) is an American filmmaker, known for his style of using archival footage and photographs in documentary films.
Kenneth Y. Tomlinson (August 3, 1944 – May 1, 2014) was an editor at Reader's Digest and American government official.
KidsClick is a daily children's programming block distributed by Sinclair Broadcast Group, which premiered on July 1, 2017.
KLCS, channel 58, is a non-commercial educational, public television station located in Los Angeles, California, United States.
KLRU, virtual channel 18 (UHF digital channel 22), is a PBS member television station licensed to Austin, Texas, United States.
KOCE-TV, virtual channel 50 (UHF digital channel 18), is the primary Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) member television station serving Los Angeles, California, United States.
KQED is a public media outlet based in San Francisco, California, which operates the radio station KQED and the television stations KQED and KQEH.
KQED, virtual channel 9 (UHF digital channel 30), is a Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) member television station licensed to San Francisco, California, United States and serving the San Francisco Bay Area.
KVCR-DT, virtual channel 24 (UHF digital channel 26), is a PBS member television station serving Los Angeles, California, United States that is licensed to San Bernardino.
PBS logos are station identifications used by the US Public Broadcasting Service (PBS).
This is a list of member stations of the Public Broadcasting Service, a network of non-commercial educational television stations in the United States.
In the United States, for most of the history of broadcasting, there were only three or four major commercial national broadcast networks.
Los Angeles (Spanish for "The Angels";; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City.
The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper which has been published in Los Angeles, California since 1881.
The Maine Principals’ Association (MPA) is the governing body for sports competitions among all public and some private high schools in the state of Maine.
The Maine Public Broadcasting Network (abbreviated MPBN and branded Maine Public) is a state network of public television and radio stations located in the state of Maine in the United States.
Makers: Women Who Make America is a 2013 documentary film about the struggle for women's equality in the United States during the last five decades of the 20th century.
Margaret M. LaMontagne Spellings (née Dudar; born November 30, 1957) is an education administrator and American politician.
Martin Irving "Marty" Glickman (August 14, 1917 – January 3, 2001) was an American radio announcer who was famous for his broadcasts of the New York Knicks basketball games and the football games of the New York Giants and the New York Jets.
Maryland Public Television (MPT) is the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) member state network for the U.S. state of Maryland.
Masterpiece (formerly known as Masterpiece Theatre) is a drama anthology television series produced by WGBH Boston.
A media market, broadcast market, media region, designated market area (DMA), television market area, or simply market is a region where the population can receive the same (or similar) television and radio station offerings, and may also include other types of media including newspapers and Internet content.
In the broadest sense, merchandising is any practice which contributes to the sale of products to a retail consumer.
Mexico (México; Mēxihco), officially called the United Mexican States (Estados Unidos Mexicanos) is a federal republic in the southern portion of North America.
MHz Networks is an American public broadcaster that specializes in international television programming.
Miami is a major port city on the Atlantic coast of south Florida in the southeastern United States.
Michael Getler (November 13, 1935 – March 15, 2018) was an American journalist and ombudsman for the Public Broadcasting Service in the United States.
Robert Michael Nesmith (born December 30, 1942) is an American musician, songwriter, actor, producer, novelist, businessman, and philanthropist, best known as a member of the pop rock band the Monkees and co-star of the TV series The Monkees (1966–1968).
The Mississippi High School Activities Association (MHSAA) is the official sanctioning body of all public and some private junior high and high school academic and athletic competitions in the state of Mississippi.
Mississippi Public Broadcasting is the public broadcasting state network in Mississippi, United States.
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood (sometimes shortened to Misterogers or simply Mister Rogers) is an American half-hour educational children's television series that was created and hosted by Fred Rogers.
A mobile app is a computer program designed to run on a mobile device such as a phone/tablet or watch.
Monocle is a global affairs and lifestyle magazine, 24-hour radio station, website, retailer and media brand, all produced by Winkontent Ltd.
Monty Python’s Flying Circus (known during the final series as just Monty Python) is a British sketch comedy series created by the comedy group Monty Python and broadcast by the BBC from 1969 to 1974.
MotorWeek is an American half-hour automotive television series.
MountainWest Sports Network, informally known as the mtn. (pronounced as the mountain), was an American regional sports network dedicated to the Mountain West Conference.
MSNBC is an American news cable and satellite television network that provides news coverage and political commentary from NBC News on current events.
Multichannel television in the United States has been available since at least 1948.
Music is an art form and cultural activity whose medium is sound organized in time.
National Datacast Incorporated (NDI) is a pioneer in data broadcasting.
National Educational Television (NET) was a United States educational broadcast television network that was owned by the Ford Foundation and later co-owned by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) is an agency of the United States Department of Commerce that serves as the President's principal adviser on telecommunications policies pertaining to the United States' economic and technological advancement and to regulation of the telecommunications industry.
Nature is a wildlife television program produced by Thirteen/WNET New York.
Nature Cat is an American-Canadian educational animated children's television series.
The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) is an American English language commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast.
NBCUniversal, Inc. is an American multinational media conglomerate owned by Comcast, headquartered at Rockefeller Plaza's Comcast Building in Midtown Manhattan, New York City.
Nebraska Educational Telecommunications (NET) is a state network of public radio and television stations in the U.S. state of Nebraska and is based in Lincoln.
The Nebraska School Activities Association (NSAA) is the organization which oversees interscholastic competition in the state of Nebraska at the high school level.
In the broadcasting industry (particularly in North America), a network affiliate or affiliated station is a local broadcaster, owned by a company other than the owner of the network, which carries some or all of the lineup of television programs or radio programs of a television or radio network.
New Jersey is a state in the Mid-Atlantic region of the Northeastern United States.
New York is a state in the northeastern United States.
The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.
Newark is the most populous city in the U.S. state of New Jersey and the seat of Essex County.
News World Communications Inc. is an international news media corporation.
Nielsen Media Research (NMR) is an American firm that measures media audiences, including television, radio, theatre films (via the AMC Theatres MAP program) and newspapers.
Nielsen ratings are the audience measurement systems operated by Nielsen Media Research that seek to determine the audience size and composition of television programming in the United States.
Nightly Business Report is an American business news magazine television program that has aired weeknights on public television stations since January 22, 1979.
The term non-commercial educational (NCE) applies to a radio station or TV station that does not accept on-air advertisements (TV ads or radio ads), as defined in the United States by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).
A non-profit organization (NPO), also known as a non-business entity or non-profit institution, is dedicated to furthering a particular social cause or advocating for a shared point of view.
Nova (stylized NOVΛ) is an American popular science television series produced by WGBH Boston.
National Public Radio (usually shortened to NPR, stylized as npr) is an American privately and publicly funded non-profit membership media organization based in Washington, D.C. It serves as a national syndicator to a network of over 1,000 public radio stations in the United States.
The Oklahoma Educational Television Authority (OETA) is a state network of PBS member television stations serving the U.S. state of Oklahoma.
The Orange County Register is a paid daily newspaper published in California.
Oregon Public Broadcasting (OPB) is the primary television and radio public broadcasting network for most of the U.S. state of Oregon as well as southern Washington.
Over the top (OTT) is a term used to refer to content providers that distribute streaming media as a standalone product directly to consumers over the Internet, bypassing telecommunications, multichannel television, and broadcast television platforms that traditionally act as a controller or distributor of such content.
In the broadcasting industry, an owned-and-operated station (frequently abbreviated as O&O) usually refers to a television or radio station that is owned by the network with which it is associated.
Pac-12 Networks (abbreviated P12N) is an American sports-oriented digital cable and satellite television network that is owned by the Pac-12 Conference.
The Pacific Arts Corporation, Inc. is a company formed by Michael Nesmith circa 1974 to manage and develop media projects, including the medium and the content.
The Pacific Time Zone (PT) is a time zone encompassing parts of western Canada, the western United States, and western Mexico.
Paul Anthony Gigot (born May 24, 1955) is an American Pulitzer Prize winning conservative political commentator and editor of the editorial pages for The Wall Street Journal.
PBS America is a British television channel derived from the American non-profit television network PBS.
PBS Digital Studios is a YouTube channel and network through which PBS distributes original educational web video content.
PBS Distribution (PBSd), formerly known as PBS Home Video, Inc., is the home video distribution unit of American television network PBS.
The PBS HD Channel is a digital television network in the United States.
PBS Kids is the brand for most of the children's programming aired by the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) in the United States.
PBS Kids Go! is a defunct educational television brand used by PBS for programs intended for older children (6 to 8-year olds), in comparison to the younger-skewing PBS Kids.
The PBS NewsHour is an American daily evening television news program that is broadcast on the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), airing seven nights a week on more than 350 of the public broadcaster's member stations.
PBS Satellite Service or "HD01" (formerly PBS Schedule X in Eastern Time, with the west coast delay signal designated PBS-XD) is the 24-hour network feed from the PBS that provides a mixed variety of programming selected from PBS's regular network service.
PBS YOU (the latter word is an acronym for "Your Own University") was founded in the late 1990s as a 24/7 channel/network featuring formal and informal educational programs and college-related fare, largely to take advantage of available rights and satellite transponder space and eager customers for carriage among the satellite-dish and some cable television companies.
PlayStation Vue (PS Vue) is an American over-the-top (OTT) Internet television service that is owned by Sony.
A pledge drive is an extended period of fundraising activities, generally used by public broadcasting stations to increase contributions.
POV (also written P.O.V.) is a Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) public television series which features independent nonfiction films.
The president is a common title for the head of state in most republics.
The prime time or the peak time is the block of broadcast programming taking place during the middle of the evening for television programming.
A promo (a shorthand term for promotion) is a form of commercial advertising used in broadcast media, either television or radio, which promotes a program airing on a television or radio station/network to the viewing or listening audience.
In broadcasting, public affairs radio or television programs focus on matters of politics and public policy.
Public broadcasting includes radio, television and other electronic media outlets whose primary mission is public service.
Public Radio International (PRI) is an American public radio organization.
Public, educational, and government access television (also PEG-TV, PEG channel, PEGA, Local-access television) refers to three different cable television narrowcasting and specialty channels.
Raggs is an Australian-American live action and animated musical preschool television series originally produced in Sydney, Australia, with additional U.S. production in English and Spanish.
Ralph Lowell1890–1978portrait by Pietro Pezzati| --> Major Ralph Lowell (July 23, 1890 – May 15, 1978) was a World War I veteran, banker, and philanthropist from Boston.
The Record-Journal is an American daily newspaper based in Meriden, Connecticut, that dates back to the years immediately following the American Civil War.
Red Dwarf is a British science fiction comedy franchise which primarily consists of a television sitcom that aired on BBC Two between 1988 and 1999, and on Dave since 2009, gaining a cult following.
A rerun or repeat is a rebroadcast of an episode of a radio or television program.
Robert F. Casciola (born c. 1935) is an American former college football coach, National Basketball Association executive, banking executive, and broadcaster.
Rocklin is a city in Placer County, California located approximately from Sacramento, California, and about northeast of Roseville in the Sacramento metropolitan area.
Rocky Mountain PBS is a state network of PBS member television stations serving the U.S. state of Colorado.
The Roku Streaming Player, or simply Roku, is a series of streaming players manufactured by Roku, Inc. Roku partners provide over-the-top content in the form of channels.
Satellite television is a service that delivers television programming to viewers by relaying it from a communications satellite orbiting the Earth directly to the viewer's location.
R. P. Feynman, The Feynman Lectures on Physics, Vol.1, Chaps.1,2,&3.
Science fiction (often shortened to Sci-Fi or SF) is a genre of speculative fiction, typically dealing with imaginative concepts such as advanced science and technology, spaceflight, time travel, and extraterrestrial life.
Sean McDonough (born May 13, 1962) is an American sportscaster, currently employed by ESPN.
The SEC Network is an American sports network that is owned by ESPN Inc., a joint venture between The Walt Disney Company (which operates the network, through its 80% controlling ownership interest) and the Hearst Communications (which holds the remaining 20% interest).
A secondary school is both an organization that provides secondary education and the building where this takes place.
Secrets of the Dead, produced by Thirteen/WNET New York, is an ongoing PBS television series which began in 2000.
Sesame Street is an American educational children's television series that combines live action, sketch comedy, animation and puppetry.
Sesame Workshop (SW), formerly Children's Television Workshop (CTW), is an American non-profit organization which has been responsible for the production of several educational children's programs—including its first and best-known, Sesame Street—that have been televised internationally.
Sherlock is a crime drama television series based on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes detective stories.
Sid the Science Kid (also known as Jim Henson's Sid the Science Kid) is an American half-hour CGI animated series that aired on PBS Kids from September 1, 2008 to March 25, 2013, with a total of 68 half-hour episodes produced over two seasons.
Sling TV (alternately identified in its logo as Sling Television) is an American over-the-top internet television service owned by Dish Network.
Soccer Made in Germany was a PBS show created and executive produced by Joerg Klebe that ran from 1976 until 1988.
Soundstage was an American live concert television series produced by WTTW Chicago and HD Ready.
South Carolina Educational Television is a public television network serving the U.S. state of South Carolina.
Standard-definition television (SDTV or SD) is a television system which uses a resolution that is not considered to be either high- or enhanced-definition.
A state network in the United States broadcasting industry is a quasi-regional network of television stations, composed of a designated flagship station that originates the programming and several full-power satellite stations and low-power translators that relay a full-time or part-time simulcast of the main station's content throughout sections if not the entirety of a U.S. state and, in some cases, portions of adjoining states.
A talk show or chat show is a television programming or radio programming genre in which one person (or group of people) discusses various topics put forth by a talk show host.
Tavis Smiley is an American late-night talk show hosted by journalist Tavis Smiley that aired weeknights on PBS.
Teen Vogue was a US magazine launched in 2003 as a sister publication to Vogue, targeted at teenage girls.
Telemundo is an American Spanish-language terrestrial television network owned by Comcast through the NBCUniversal division NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises.
A telethon (a portmanteau of "television" and "marathon") is a televised fundraising event that lasts many hours or even days, the purpose of which is to raise money for a charitable, political or other purportedly worthy cause.
Television is one of the major mass media of the United States.
A television network is a telecommunications network for distribution of television program content, whereby a central operation provides programming to many television stations or pay television providers.
A television station is a set of equipment managed by a business, organisation or other entity, such as an amateur television (ATV) operator, that transmits video content via radio waves directly from a transmitter on the earth's surface to a receiver on earth.
Tennis is a racket sport that can be played individually against a single opponent (singles) or between two teams of two players each (doubles).
Terrestrial or broadcast television is a type of television broadcasting in which the television signal is transmitted by radio waves from the terrestrial (Earth based) transmitter of a television station to a TV receiver having an antenna.
The Benny Hill Show is a British comedy television show starring Benny Hill that aired in various forms between 15 January 1955 and 16 May 1991 in over 140 countries.
The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! is an animated television series that premiered on August 7, 2010 on Treehouse TV in Canada, on September 6, 2010 on PBS Kids in the US and also in the UK on CITV and Tiny Pop.
The Chronicle of Philanthropy is a magazine that covers the nonprofit world.
The Civil War is a 1990 American television documentary miniseries created by Ken Burns about the American Civil War.
The CW Television Network (commonly referred to as just The CW) is an American English-language broadcast television network that is operated by the CW Network, LLC, a limited liability joint venture between CBS Corporation, the former owners of United Paramount Network (UPN), and Warner Bros. Entertainment, former majority owner of The WB.
The Dallas Morning News is a daily newspaper serving the Dallas–Fort Worth area of Texas, with an average of 271,900 daily subscribers.
The Dick Cavett Show was the title of several talk shows hosted by Dick Cavett on various television networks, including.
The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin is a series of novels written by David Nobbs.
The Joy of Painting is an American half-hour instructional television show hosted by painter Bob Ross which ran from January 11, 1983 until May 17, 1994.
The Lawrence Welk Show was an American televised musical variety show hosted by big band leader Lawrence Welk.
The Magic School Bus is a Canadian/American Saturday morning animated children's television series, based on the book series of the same name by Joanna Cole and Bruce Degen.
The Monkees were an American rock and pop band originally active between 1966 and 1971, with reunion albums and tours in the decades that followed.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The New York Times Company is an American media company which publishes its namesake, The New York Times.
The Red Green Show was a Canadian television comedy that aired on various channels in Canada, with its ultimate home at CBC Television, and on Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) stations in the United States, from 1991 until the series finale 7 April 2006, on CBC.
The Shapies is an Australian computer-animated children's television series.
The Vicar of Dibley is a British sitcom which originally ran on BBC One from 10 November 1994 to 22 January 1998 (with three sets of specials in the Winters of 1999/2000, 2004/2005 and 2006/2007).
The Wall Street Journal is a U.S. business-focused, English-language international daily newspaper based in New York City.
The Washington Post is a major American daily newspaper founded on December 6, 1877.
The Washington Times is an American daily newspaper that covers general interest topics with a particular emphasis on American politics.
The Way It Was was a 1974 to 1978 PBS television series featuring athletes reminiscing about a particular sporting event from the past.
The Woodwright's Shop is a traditional woodworking show hosted by master carpenter Roy Underhill on PBS in the United States.
ThinkBright TV was a PBS television digital subchannel serving New York State except New York City.
This Old House is an American home improvement media brand with television shows, a magazine and a website, ThisOldHouse.com.
A timeshift channel is a television channel carrying a time-delayed rebroadcast of its "parent" channel's programming.
Toby Charles (born 1940) is a former Welsh Association Football commentator.
Tronc, Inc. (stylized as tronc; formerly Tribune Publishing) is an American newspaper print and online media publishing company based in Chicago, Illinois.
Tucker Swanson McNear Carlson (born May 16, 1969) is an American conservative political commentator for Fox News.
TV by the Numbers is a website devoted to collecting and analyzing television ratings data in the United States.
University of North Carolina Television, branded on-air as UNC-TV, is a public television network serving the U.S. state of North Carolina.
An underwriting spot is an announcement made on public broadcasting outlets, especially in the United States, in exchange for funding.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
The United States Information Agency (USIA), which existed from 1953 to 1999, was a United States agency devoted to "public diplomacy".
The United States Secretary of Education is the head of the U.S. Department of Education.
Universal Kids is an American digital cable and satellite television network that is owned by the NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment Group subsidiary of NBCUniversal.
A university (universitas, "a whole") is an institution of higher (or tertiary) education and research which awards academic degrees in various academic disciplines.
Upton Bell (born 1937) is a former National Football League executive, currently a talk show host and commentator.
USA Today is an internationally distributed American daily, middle-market newspaper that serves as the flagship publication of its owner, the Gannett Company.
Virginia (officially the Commonwealth of Virginia) is a state in the Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States located between the Atlantic Coast and the Appalachian Mountains.
Wall Street Week with Maria Bartiromo (WSW), retitled in early 2018 as Maria Bartiromo's Wall Street, is an investment news and information TV program airing Friday nights on the Fox Business Network.
Washington Week—previously Washington Week in Review—is an American public affairs television program, which has aired on PBS and its predecessor, National Educational Television, since 1967.
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as Washington or D.C., is the capital of the United States of America.
A Webby Award is an award for excellence on the Internet presented annually by The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, a judging body composed of over two thousands industry experts and technology innovators.
The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers and Lady Toppers are the athletic teams that represent Western Kentucky University (WKU).
WETA-TV, virtual channel 26 (UHF digital channel 27), is a Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) member television station licensed to the American capital city of Washington, District of Columbia.
WGBH-TV, virtual channel 2 (UHF digital channel 19), is a PBS member television station located in Boston, Massachusetts, United States.
Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA, formerly known as the Commercial Mobile Alert System (CMAS), and prior to that as the Personal Localized Alerting Network (PLAN)), is an alerting network in the United States designed to disseminate emergency alerts to mobile devices such as cell phones and pagers.
WKYU-TV is a PBS member station licensed to and serving Bowling Green, Kentucky.
WNED-TV, virtual channel 17 (UHF digital channel 43), is a Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) member television station licensed to Buffalo, New York, United States.
WNET, channel 13 (branded as THIRTEEN), is a non-commercial educational, public television station licensed to Newark, New Jersey and serving the New York metropolitan area.
WordWorld is an American CGI animated children's comedy television series that debuted on PBS Kids.
World (previously PBS World) is a United States over-the-air digital subchannel showing public TV non-fiction, science, nature, news, public affairs and documentaries.
WPBT, virtual channel 2 (UHF digital channel 18), is a non-commercial educational, Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) member television station licensed to Miami, Florida, United States. It serves as the flagship station of South Florida PBS, which also owns West Palm Beach-licensed PBS member station WXEL-TV (channel 42). WPBT's studios are located on Northeast 20th Avenue in North Miami, and its transmitter is located on Northwest 199th Street in Andover. In addition to serving the Miami–Fort Lauderdale market, the station has significant viewership in much of the West Palm Beach market, and is the only Miami area television station to serve the entire South Florida metropolis.
WQED, VHF channel 13, is a PBS member television station in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States.
WTTW, virtual channel 11 (UHF digital channel 47), is the primary Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) member television station licensed to Chicago, Illinois, United States.
YouTube is an American video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California.
1080i (also known as Full HD or BT.709) is an abbreviation referring to a combination of frame resolution and scan type, used in high-definition television (HDTV) and high-definition video.
480i is a shorthand name for the video mode used for standard-definition analog or digital television in Caribbean, Myanmar, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Philippines, Laos, Western Sahara, and most of the Americas (with the exception of Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay).
720p (1280×720 px; also called HD Ready or standard HD) is a progressive HDTV signal format with 720 horizontal lines and an aspect ratio (AR) of 16:9, normally known as widescreen HDTV (1.78:1).
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