Deen may have been known to most laypeople as a television chef and cookbook author.
television, especially cable news, has a fatal weakness for the superficial and the shiny.
One happy consequence of Amanpour's hiring is that it breaks one of the last remaining glass ceilings in television news.
Nearly everything that happens in television happened before—and now, thanks to technological evolution, will happen again.
David Foster Wallace touched on this risk in his essay on television and fiction.
For television was long since an accomplished, everyday fact.
And I read the finder scales of the television instrument to him.
Look at traffic lights and door locks and all the security systems on television and in the movies.
Well have to keep out the press and television men, anyway, because of your health.
The television guys from Fort Worth, and they were in such a big hurry to leave, they just took my picture and took off.
1907, "the action of seeing by means of Hertzian waves or otherwise, what is existing or happening at a place concealed or distant from the observer's eyes" [OED]; in theoretical discussions about sending images by radio transmission, formed in English or borrowed from French télévision, from tele- + vision. Other proposals for the name of this then-hypothetical technology were telephote (1880) and televista (1904). The technology was developed in the 1920s and '30s. Nativized in German as Fernsehen.
Television is the first truly democratic culture -- the first culture available to everyone and entirely governed by what the people want. The most terrifying thing is what people do want. [Clive Barnes, "New York Times," Dec. 30, 1969]Meaning "a television set" is from 1955. Shortened form TV is from 1948.