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Although it has been existence in some form since the 1950s with the introduction of Candid Camera, reality television has only truly risen to prominence in the past decade, spurring Americans fascination and curiosity. The Real World (1992 – Present) One of MTV’s first forays into programming that was completely unrelated to music, The Real World was centered on the brilliant realization that most people are so different that if you put them together for long enough, something exciting is [...]

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E.R. (1994- 2009) Chaotic by nature, most emergency rooms contain endless drama made possible by trauma, death, sadness, waiting rooms, and code blues, but that’s usually where it ends. NBC’s long-running drama ER saw its share of explosions, emergency evacuations, criminals exacting revenge on patients and doctors alike, and more romance than any ER in history. For 15 seasons as many as 25 million people tuned in every Thursday night to see what would happen next. Watching doctors and nurses [...]

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Comedy is truly an art. Being funny every now and then might come naturally, but to be consistently funny takes far more talents and skills than can be listed here. So instead, check out these 5 shows that have had America in stitches for years. M*A*S*H (1972- 1983) Based off a Robert Altman film, which was in turn based off of a book, M*A*S*H was a daring comedy about a team of medical personnel in the Mobile Army Surgical Hospital [...]

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As other media continues to grow and expand, television is left in an interesting middle ground; it certainly isn’t going away, but its face is undeniably changing. It all starts with the introduction of new technologies that allow us to watch what we want, when we want to. Part of TV’s staying power is about the culture centered around it. Watching a show was a special experience because it only aired at one particular time, and no one knew when [...]

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Television has come a long way from its humble roots airing in black and white, to all-in-one remote controls, high definition, and 3D-TV. 1. The Idea is Born Way ahead of its time, the idea for television was born in 1887, as conceived of by civil servant George Carey. While it couldn’t be tested because the technology to sustain it had yet to be invented, the theories were sound and ‘seeing by electricity’ could have been produced if not for [...]

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Outstanding Drama Series Mad Men (AMC) Outstanding Comedy Series Modern Family (ABC) Outstanding Miniseries The Pacific (HBO) Outstanding Made for Television Movie Temple Grandin (HBO) Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Series The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (Comedy Central)   Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series Bryan Cranston for Breaking Bad (AMC) Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series Kyra Sedgwick for The Closer (TNT) Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series Jim Parsons for The Big Bang Theory [...]

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