Facts about televisions

July 1, 2020 3:21 pm


Have you ever sat watching your favourite TV program, in crystal clear picture thanks to the TV Aerial Installation Cardiff company that sorted out your aerial, and wondered all about the world of TVs? Well here are a few interesting facts that you might like to know.

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  • The most expensive prime time advertising slot is those during the Super Bowl broadcast. It is thought that the cost for advertising in this segment can be around $2.7 million.
  • The first couple to ever be shown in bed together was Fred and Wilma Flintstone.
  • The man who invented the television would not let his own children watch the TV as he said that there was nothing on there that was worthwhile watching.

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  • The remote control didn’t arrive until the 1980s. Before then you would have to get up to change the television channel.
  • The events that often pull in the most views are usually centred around sports such as the Olympics and World Cup matches.
  • The longest running TV talk shows in the world are The Tonight Show which started in 1954 and The Late Late Show of Ireland which started in 1962.
  • Most of the muppets are left handed as the puppeteers use their dominant right hands to control the mouth of the puppet, leaving their left hand to control the other body parts.