← TV Studies Exam 3 Export Options Alphabetize Word-Def Delimiter Tab Comma Custom Def-Word Delimiter New Line Semicolon Custom Data Copy and paste the text below. It is read-only. Select All I Spy secret agent drama. NBC from 1965-1968. Very obvious that this show was making a statement- was done well. Filmed all around the world. Robert Culp Kelly Robinson. White guy that was the tennis player and undercover agent. Bill Cosby- I Spy Alexander Scott. Black guy who was the tennis coach and undercover agent. Intelligent and educated. Laugh In 1968-1973 on NBC on Monday Nights. Comedy Show. Innovative for its rapid cut editing. Jokes about social commentary and lack of respect for authority. Dan Rowan and Dick Martin Hosts of Laugh In. Smothers Brothers 1967-1969 on CBS. 1 hour variety show that had political satire. President of CBS was friends with LBJ- began to sensor their show. CBS took the opportunity to cancel the show when a video was delivered late. The Mod Squad 1968-1973 on ABC. group of young people- young black guy, white guy, and girl working with the police us undercover cops to fight against adults praying on younger generation. Almost too obvious a response. The 60s will deal with issues on their own. Captain Adam Greer officer that The Mod Squad worked under. Flip Wilson Show on NBC from 1970-1974. First success African American variety show. His appeal cut across demographic barriers. "what you see is what you get" "the devil made me do it". Episode featured Mohammed Ali. Geraldine Flip Wilsons most popular character. Flip dressed as a woman who had a boyfriend named killer. Created characters from black stereotypes. Cable Television has been around since the 1940s but in the 1970s the addition of premium channels- sports, weather, news, movies unedited caused it to go crazy. ESPN most expensive channel for cable companies to carry. Charter Cable cable company who pulled ESPNNews for live streaming online. Disney who owns ESPN was trying to find a direct route to consumers. ESPN was removed from this cable companies larger systems. Multiple System Owner cable companies. started out as local businesses. Near Video on Demand movies are on several channels with a schedule that you can tune in to and watch them as they play. Video on Demand can watch movies anytime you wish on demand. Must Carry cable companies must carry local channels because they local provides went to the FCC when they realized that cable was going to dominate. Retransmission Consent Local TV stations wanted compensation for being on cable systems so they could go through this process to try and negotiate a price or the cable company was not required to carry their station. Often settled with the addition of many other channels that are owned by the owner of the local channel. Time Warner cable company that was negotiating retransmission consent with Disney. Disney freaked when this company was merging with AOL and demanded more money. This company removed ABC and put message on the screen "Disney has taken ABC away from you." settled that this company must carry alot more Disney channels and move Disney to their lowest tier. Echostar Corporation- Dish Network cable company that pulled Viacom- CBS, MTV, VH1, Comedy Central from their broadcasting claiming they were using strong arm tactics to charge too much. Settled quickly because of March Madness. Charlie Ergan owner of Echostar, who knew that CBS would settle quickly because they had too much invested in March Madness. Local Broadcasters Income have negotiated payment of certain amount of money per subscriber to cable network. Also have money from advertisers and such. Mary Tyler Moore Show 1970-1977. First sitcom to redefine family. Had a woman play a leading business position- relevant at this time. Opperation Lou and lead woman took his position as boss. All in the Family the single most influential show in television history- dealt with many controversial issues while making people laugh. Attempting to disarm bigotry by making bigots look foolish. Sammy Davis Jr was on the episode that we watched. Norman Lear created all in the family- based lead role character Archie Bunker after his father. Dallas on air from 1978-1991. First huge prime time soap opera. #1 or 2 from 1980-84. Immediately shot up after Who Shot Jr episide. The show worked because it was a product of its time. A House Divided actualy name of the who shot jr episode- Kristin. Aired March 21, 1980. Introduced the season-ending cliff hanger to television. Larry Hagman played JR. Took Who shot JR as an opportunity to renegotiate his contract. Patrick Duffy played Bobby. JRs brother. Linda Gray played Sue Ellen- JRs wife. Victoria Principal played Pam- wife of Bobby. Bill Cosby Show 1984-1992. #1 Rated show from 1985-1990. Standard family sitcom with unique characteristics. Wanted to avoid black stereotypes. Goal was to educated- positive portrayal of race and relationships and positive of child rearing. Vanessas Bad Grade- ended with MLK speech. Roots ABC- miniseries that aired in 1977. Final episode was highest rated TV show of all time up to that point. Discussed race and everyone was involved. About a family who was brought from Africa as slaves and their integration into life here. Based on Alex Haleys book. Docudrama a story based on historical events with possible fictional details to fill in gaps in the storyline. Media Consolidation a handful of companies own everything that we could spend our money on. Interlocking board of directors top companies have overlapping seats in their highest positions. Allows for companies to work together and drown out any other competitor. Oligopoly market having a few firms that are providers to a large sum of consumers. seek price levels that will serve as an equilibrium for the marketplace. Economies of Scale characteristic of an oligopoly. They try to mass produce in order to make many products for a very small amount of money. Barriers of Entry characteristic of an oligopoly. Very hard to get into. Takes alot of money and pass through government regulation. Mergers characteristics of oligopoly. They want to group together in order to have better control and share resources. Telecommunications act of 1996 made this even more possible. Radio Ownership Limits in DFW, with 45 or more stations. One company can own a max of 8 stations and a max of 5 in either AM or FM. Big companies will buy up all of the best stations nationwide. Television Ownership Limits one company can only own 2 stations per market. They cannot have 2 that are in the top 4 stations. Must be at least 8 owned by other people in the same market. Unlimited ownership nationwide but cannot occupy 39% of the potential national audience.