Non-Narrative Television

Technology / Television (TV) / Non-Narrative Television: Televisual texts (e.g., news and sports programs, game shows, some commercials) that present reality to us without using conventional narrative structures. Instead, nonnarrative television relies on expository, interactive, observational, and/or reflexive modes of representation.

Other Words for Television

Television Verb Synonyms: TV, video (receiver), small screen, box, idiot box, telly, boob tube, tube, goggle-box
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Persons Using Television (PUT)

Technology / Television (TV) / Persons Using Television (PUT): A measurement of the total number of people in the target audience who are watching television for five minutes or longer during an average quarter-hour. PUT is generally expressed as a percent. MORE

Non-Narrative Television

Technology / Television (TV) / Non-Narrative Television: Televisual texts (e.g., news and sports programs, game shows, some commercials) that present reality to us without using conventional narrative structures. Instead, nonnarrative television relies on e MORE

Nielsen Television Index (NTI)

Technology / Television (TV) / Nielsen Television Index (NTI): National network audience measurement reports. MORE

National Television System Committee (NTSC)

Technology / Home Audio / National Television System Committee (NTSC): Refers to the standards used for video broadcast and playback signal parameters in the U.S. Japan and other countries. Alternative systems used in Europe and some Asian countries are PAL and SECAM. MORE

Standard Definition Television (SDTV)

Technology / Television (TV) / Standard Definition Television (SDTV): SDTV refers to DIGITAL transmissions with 480-line resolution, either interlaced or progressive scanned formats. SDTV offers significant improvement over today's conventional NTSC picture resolution, MORE

Standard Digital Television (SDTV) Resolution

Technology / Television (TV) / Standard Digital Television (SDTV) Resolution: 480i - The picture is 704x480 pixels, sent at 60 interlaced frames per second (30 complete frames per second). 480p - The picture is 704x480 pixels, sent at 60 complete frames per second. MORE

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