Television Show Essays and Term Papers

  • A Humanitarian Television Game Show

    One of my favorite television game shows from my country is overcome ourselves by the Board of HTV in collaboration with Lasta company. The program aims to erase debt and working capital levels for all poor bank loans and debt relief needs in Vietnam. The first year the program was broadcasted in the...

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  • The Effect of Reality Television Shows

    Television has become a significant part of our daily lives.Despite vast internet network developments, many people in the world still spend significant timewatching television. According to the article “Television viewing at all-time high” from the Los Angeles Times, “…the average American now watches...

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  • Culturally Insensitive Television Shows

    There are many shows on television these days that people would call culturally insensitive, such as the Jersey Shore, Tosh .0, Buckwild, 16 and Pregnant, the list could go on and on. But I think that one of the most culturally insensitive shows of all is South Park. It is a show that revolves around...

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  • Television Media Analysis: the Cosby Show

    Television Media Analysis: The Cosby Show Today’s society depends heavily on mass media for information, communication, and entertainment. The average person wakes up in the morning, watches news and weather on television, and makes plans for the day based on information they receive through their...

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  • Television Shows Reflect American Culture

    Television Shows Reflect American Culture There are many movies and television shows that reflect American culture. A show or movie must address some current societal problem or trend in order to truly reflect American life; murder, rape, racism, and, on a less serious note, parties, shopping...

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  • Semiotic Analysis of Television Show Dexter

    Semiotic Analysis of Television Show Dexter Semiotics is the study of meaning. There are many aspects that go into developing a semiotic analysis. They include signs, a signifier and signified, codes, opposition, code confusion, intertexuality, paradigms, and syntagyms. Before delving into the...

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  • A critique of the television show "The West Wing". Classifies the show as a melodrama with discussion of the genre.

    The West Wing The show that I have chosen to critique is The West Wing, which is shown on NBC, Wednesdays at 9:00. The first episode that I watched is called Hartsfield's Landing. It broadcasted on Wednesday, February 27 2002. The West Wing was created by producers Aaron Sorkin ("A Few Good Men"),...

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  • Comparison of the Walton's Television Show to Today's Modern Family

    South University Online Week 6 Assignment 2 Application Project In this week’s application project essay, I would like to compare an older television show that projected family life as it was in the 1930’s as compared to how family is viewed from a sociological viewpoint today. “The Walton’s” may...

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  • Watch a Movie or Television Show with a Critical Eye.

               Watch a movie or television show with a critical eye.            Write a 350- to 750-word review of the movie or television show. The review must include a thesis statement, introductory paragraph, and at least two supporting paragraphs.            Discuss what the movie tells us...

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  • This is a critical analysis of the Television show "The District"

    most watched show on Saturday nights ever since, often managing to reach the top 20. The show is produced by Studios USA Television in association with CBS Productions. The executive producers are Denise Di Novi, John Wirth, and Terry George. Terry George and Jack Maple created the show. The basic theme...

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  • The Impact of Too Much Watching Television Shows on Teenagers

    The Impact of too much Watching Television Shows on Teenagers “Media's the most powerful entity on earth" (Malcolm X). Media is capable to control facts. It influences anyone's point of view. There are different types of media like print media, new age media and electronic media etc. electronic and...

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  • Relationship Between Television Advertisements and the Programs That They Show

    Television advertisements today are made to fit with the programs that they are shown with. With advertisements being made to fit with programs and the advertisements also made for the people who see them or the kind of people who watch the television program (Dennis). I will try to answer the question...

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  • ARE 'HOME AND AWAY' AND 'BIG BROTHER' QUALITY TELEVISION SHOWS?

    readers who do not get this show in their country. This assignment was given in an Australian school, so the TV references may not be relevant to others.***** WHAT IS QUALITY TELEVISION? Introduction In the opinion of a Soapie lover; 'Home and Away' would be a television program of much higher quality...

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  • Television Shows of the 1950's and Mass Culture

    to Pop Culture 27 November 2013 Television Shows of the 1950’s and Mass Culture During the 1950s, the average American was an optimistic reflection of the traditional values of the times. Then as the world around them began to change, so did the types of television programming they were exposed to...

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  • Why television shows have theme tunes

    12. Why do television programmes have theme tunes? (That is, the music conventionally played over the opening credits of a television programme.) Choose a television theme tune and discuss: • its expressive qualities (e.g. happy, sad, fast-paced, slow) • The cultural associations that it inspires...

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  • Does the television 'Talk Show' industry represent a positive or a negative social phenomenon?

    Sally or Oprah…Television talk shows are not interested in adequately reflecting or representing social reality, but in highlighting and trivializing its underside for fun and profit (Abt and Seesholtz: quoted by Gamson: 1998: 2)There's plenty of debate surrounding American day time 'talk shows' yet it isn't...

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  • How do television show portray homosexual men and women?

    There are several ways in which gays and lesbians are portrayed on television, many if which, arguably, create problems both for the program maker and for the viewer. Homosexuality is still not fully accepted in today's society and traditional patriarchal portrayals of both men and women are still dominant...

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  • Movies and Television Shows Should Include Better Role Models for Their Audiences

    Movies and television shows should included better role models for their audiences I’m sure it has happened plenty of times. When you finish watching a movie and afterwards feel so inspired. This is often when the movie hero was presented as someone we would like to be or has a personality that...

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  • Do Television Shows, Movies and Video Games Increase Violence?

    Do Television Shows, Movies and Video Games Increase Youth Violence? From the tragedy of Columbine, Colorado, 1999 to various youth related incidents around America, the media and in particular, violence in the media, has been considered a factor that contributes to the rise in youth related...

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  • Thesis statement: "The Simpsons represents one of the greatest animated shows in the history of television."

    The animated television show "The Simpsons" premiered in a weekly spot in the year 1989, when I was just six months old. The Simpsons was created by Matt Groening, and he named all of the Simpson family after his immediate family, except Bart, which is an anagram for brat. The Simpsons first appeared...

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