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World Television Day

In 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.

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World Television Day

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

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World Television Day

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

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World Television Day

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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World Television Day

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

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World Television Day

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

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World Television Day

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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World Television Day

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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World Television Day

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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World Television Day

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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World Television Day

Up until 1975, only seven Indian cities had a television service and Doordarshan remained the sole provider of television in India. Television services were separated from radio in 1976.

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World Television Day

Today it is estimated that India has over 500 TV channels covering all the main languages spoken in the nation.

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