• Children Stereotypes On Tv
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    Stereotypes in Children's Television: "The Proud Family"The Proud Family" is a children's program that runs daily on The Disney Channel and on Saturday mornings on ABC Kids. It is a TV-G rated program. The show is about an African-American family with the last name Proud. There is a mom, dad, three kids, and a grandmother. The main character of the show is the oldest daughter named Penny Proud who is probably in junior high. Also, some of Penny's friends are in the show. All of the characters i...
  • Lesson Plan For Race Class
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    1. Course Description: Study of historical and contemporary race relations. We will Study how racism was created and how it is still present in society today. Examine how modern racism is in a way masked through language and actions. Course Objectives: 1. Show how racism effects the community as a whole not just certain groups. 2. Study past problems and show what affects it still has on today's society. 3. Identify the different forms of prejudice. 4. Show how people unconsciously through lan...
  • Home Improvement Tim Show Audience
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    Home Improvement To construct a sitcom, like Home Improvement, there are certain media concepts that the show must take into consideration before building a set, and script. The medium that is chosen determines the format of the text, money limits construction, and the audience limits construction, as well as the lifestyles, and values of the audience. The writers of the show have to determine what dialogue is used in the script, for example the language and word choice that is used. The script ...
  • Orange County Choppers Show Family Paul
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    Orange County Choppers When I first saw the show, Orange County Choppers, on the Discovery Channel, I was a little bit confused about the premise of it. At first, the show is expressed as one about a family run business that builds custom motorcycles. But then, as I continued to watch the show, it occurred to me that it was intended to be a little bit more. Unlike traditional texts, "The structure of television makes us watch passively." (The World is a Text, by Jonathan Silverman and Dean Rader...
  • Johnny Carson Tonight Show
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    Johnny Carson was born on October 23, 1925, in Corning, Iowa. He was raised in Norfolk, Nebraska and attended the University of Nebraska. The actor / comedian was the host of NBC's Tonight Show from 1962 to 1992 and, though he inherited the hosting duties of the program from Jack Parr, defined the show and became the icon for late night television. For those thirty years, Johnny Carson was arguably the most popular entertainer in the country and America's most identifiable celebrity on televisio...
  • One Life To Live Soap Opera
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    One Life to Live is a soap opera broadcast ed on the ABC channel on the weekdays. I started to watch this show when I was a sophomore in high school, and when I used to come home from school, my mom would be watching it. That is how I got addicted to it. The story takes place in a town called Llanview. One Life to Live appeals to many viewers because the show keeps the viewers hanging onto the episode's next scene. The viewers know that if they watch the last scenes of one episode, then, the nex...
  • Game Show Bob Host Television
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    Ladies and Gentlemen, welcome to Merv Griffin's Beverly Hills Hilton for the 10 th Annual Game Show Conference. I am and today I have the luxury of introducing a legend in this field to discuss the future of the game show industry. Bob grew up on the Rosebud Indian Reservation in South Dakota and lived there for most of his young adult life. When World War II intervened, he became a Navy fighter pilot, but luckily the war ended before he was assigned to a seagoing squadron. Following his dischar...
  • The Simpsons Show Family Cartoon
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    The Simpsons This cartoon for grown-ups takes place in a fictional town called Springfield in the 1990's. The main character in the show is Homer Simpsons, a father of three and a husband. Homer works at the Springfield nuclear power plant. He is portrayed as a slacker who is completely unqualified for his job. He's also shown as a lazy couch potato and a little bit of an alcoholic. He " sal so shown as a 'pig' when it comes to food. His wife, Marge, is a good parent who has to keep an eye on H...
  • Howard Stern Radio Show
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    Goodbye Good Programming When one thinks of original, successful radio shows in the U. S. , one show definitely comes to mind, Howard Stern. The Howard Stern morning radio show has been the most successful radio show on the radio for some time now. Howard Stern created a show unlike any other; it is a morning radio show that has it all. The show has interviews with famous people, listeners can call in to the show with there opinions, current news, and most notably its sexual content and controve...
  • Cheers A Semiotic Analysis By
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    'Cheers'; : A Semiotic Analysis by Berger In Arthur Asa Berger's essay, he conducts a semiotic analysis of the comedy television show 'Cheers.' ; In his analysis of the show he points out many characteristics that refer to semiotics. Even though one could not agree with all of his findings, many of them are reasonable. One discrepancy someone might have with his ideas is that he applies his analysis to simply one episode rather than the entire series. Berger could have been able to conduct a mor...
  • Oprah Winfrey Show 1997 Talk
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    "The Oprah Winfrey Show." Her show is known to not only all over the United States, but also known to all around the world. Today she is known as the America's most famous and powerful woman. Every woman in America envies her great fortune and her intelligence. But Oprah insists that she is not special or gifted. She had overcome many hurdles and reached to the top of America's national T. V host. What makes her so popular and most loved entertainer in the United States Oprah Winfrey, a talk sh...
  • Jerry Springer Vs Oprah
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    Talk Show Host s In the world of entertainment, TV talk shows have flooded television. Many of us have seen and heard the topics found on Geraldo and Sally Jesse Raphael. Someone who watches talk shows on a regular basis knows that each one varies in style and format. A person might enjoy watching the trashy subjects on Jenny Jones, while someone else might prefer the more serious feel of the Maury Pov ich show. But no two shows are more opposite than the Jerry Springer and Oprah Winfrey shows....
  • Bill Cosby Show Made Today
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    He is an actor and comedian. He has stared in movies such as Ghost Dad. And also performed in the TV show The Cosby Show. Bill Cosby humor and look on life has made him the star that he his today. As a child he was always funny, cracking jokes whenever he could. As a student Cosby was extremely smart. However because of his extra coicular activities he had little time to study. When he learned he had to repeat the 10 th grade he dropped out and enrolled into the Navy. He soon realized the impor...
  • Married With Children Show Bundy Peggy
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    The television series Married... with Children started in late 1987 and had a schedule for thirteen shows. It came about from the minds of two directors named Amanda Bearse and Gerry Cohen. Their goal was to bring up a comedy series different than others in the recent past. The series was taped in Sony Studios and had brought up many controversial issues. For example, the third season of the show is the time when the show got increase fame. A woman by the name of Terry Rakolta, who lived in Mic...
  • Jim Henson Show Television World
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    Jim Henson was born on September 24, 1936, in Greenville, Mississippi. He moved to Maryland in fifth grade and throughout his childhood had a strong interest in both art and television. His grandmother was very supportive of his interests and constantly encouraged him to use his imagination. In 1954 Jim started in television performing puppets on a local channels Saturday morning program. The next year, while studying at the University of Maryland, he was given a five-minute show called Sam and ...
  • The Truman Show Written Assessment
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    To Whom It May Concern: There are many programs that have made it to our TV screens over the past few years as the ever-growing popularity of reality TV continues to be a demand but ^aEUR~The Truman Show, has pushed the limit of reality and unreality too far. Watching a person that doesn, t even know he is being watched in an environment too made up to be real is just not exposing the problems in real life that may occur to a normal person such as unemployment, no education, no family and no fin...
  • Buffalo Bill Show Cody West
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    William Fredrick Cody "Buffalo Bill" was born on February 29, 1846. He was the legend that gave the west its' history and name. He Lived... Buffalo Bill was born in LeClair e, Iowa in 1846. When he was still a young 'un his family and himself moved to Leavenworth, Kansas. Cody left his home in Kansas at the age of eleven. Later he got the name Buffalo Bill from hunting, and that was when legends about him and newspaper articles were published about Cody. There were even dime novels (novels that...
  • Talk Shows And American Culture
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    What do Jay Leno, David Letterman, and Oprah Winfrey have in common? They are the hosts of the most popular talk shows. I mostly watch David Letterman's late show on CBS. There is a certain type of pattern in the show, and many other show hosts such as Craig Kilburn and Conan O'Brien are sharing this pattern. Although the Nielsen Media Research shows that the rating for such talk shows is not as high as other TV shows like Friends nowadays, I still want to make an in-depth analysis of talks show...
  • 7th Heaven Show Shows Sit
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    I strongly believe that the show 7 th Heaven should not be canceled! This show is a great family heart warming show, that should still be on the air. Critics love this show because it is not just a kid show where there is only cartoons and only stuff for kids, and it is not one of those soap Operas where its only for adults either. Its a show that the whole family can sit down and enjoy& laugh together. The show brings laughter and it also brings tears. It deals with real life situations that p...
  • A Clash The Talk Show Titans
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    Daytime talk shows are everywhere these days. Almost every broadcast channel has its own series of daytime talk show. To watch one of these shows, you do not even need to be home during the day: you can find Jerry Springer on at midnight. This report focuses on the differences, as well as the similarities that can be found by watching two contrasting daytime talk shows. For this report I reviewed two talk shows which I felt would contrast each other well. The first was Jerry Springer; his topic ...