The Advent of Television Screens
Since the advent of Television, people have found a new past-time. Gone are the days when they used to sit idle with bored faces, thinking what to do. There are different types of programs being shown on TV, ranging from children programs, news, discussions, dramas, movies and religious programs. Every day we come to know about a new channel, there is so much that a TV bring to our home that there is no point of getting bored anymore!
History of television - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
What did the advent of television mean for Americans? Two generations of research in the social and behavioral sciences make generalizations about TV's effects tricky, if not impossible. Non-academic observers, unburdened by research, simply assume that television was and remains all-powerful. It is best to treat assertions about the medium's effects with care.
After the horrible effect of the Second World War, the post-war economy was booming around the world. According to surveys, approximately 3.1 million people had TV sets in America in the fifties. Radio, cinema and print media were already there to entertain and to connect people. However, with the advent of television, popularity of radio and print media faded away.