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Walters, Pamela Barnhouse – 1977
This survey, which was conducted to assess the general needs of adult Americans that could be served by educational programming for television, had three component parts: (1) a series of focus group interviews; (2) a telephone survey of 1300 adult Americans in order to ask the public directly about their predominant concerns; and (3) a series of…
Descriptors: Adults, Broadcast Television, Educational Television, Interviews
Dewalt, Mark W. – 1988
This study examined the portrayal of eight specific behaviors in prime time television in general, and on those television shows preferred by 1,042 children in preschool through grade 6 who were surveyed to determine their favorite television shows, books, and school subjects. Researchers examined prime time television programs for a period from…
Descriptors: Broadcast Television, Content Analysis, Correlation, Elementary Education
Agostino, Don; Zenaty, Jayne – 1980
A telephone survey of randomly selected homes was conducted to locate current owners of videocassette recorders (VCRs) for a study of their VCR-associated television viewing of both public (PTV) and commercial (CTV) television, and a one-week TV activity diary was mailed to homes in 16 cities. Analysis of data from 250 completed diaries indicates…
Descriptors: Broadcast Television, Public Television, Television Research, Television Surveys
Greenberg, Bradley S.; McDermott, Steven T. – 1977
One of Detroit's two black-owned and -operated television stations began broadcasting in October, 1975, as an independent, nonnetwork-affiliated channel. The diffusion theory of Rogers and Shoemaker, which assumes that adoption of an innovation is affected by the potential adopter's perception of the innovation's attributes, was applied in a…
Descriptors: Audiences, Black Community, Blacks, Broadcast Television
Lyle, Jack – 1975
Based on data collected by several individuals in recent years, this report is intended to provide an overview of American public broadcasting and its audiences. The size, characteristics, and viewing patterns of public, noncommercial television viewers are described. Among the findings cited in the report are the following: (1) 80 percent of…
Descriptors: Broadcast Television, Demography, Educational Television, Programing (Broadcast)
Dimling, John A., Jr.; And Others – 1968
Several alternatives to the present television industry structure are considered in this study. They are: continuation of present policies, satellite-to-home broadcasting, and cable distribution of television. Trends noted are: the growth of commercial UHF (Ultra High Frequency) stations, the introduction of all-channel sets, population growth,…
Descriptors: Broadcast Industry, Broadcast Television, Cable Television, Commercial Television
Brown, Robert M. – 1967
A survey was conducted, in the fall of 1966, of students' reaction to three college credit courses, Astronomy, Latin America I, and Latin America II, broadcast in major cities in the State of New York. The 608 viewers who were sent questionnaires did not represent all viewers, but rather those interested enough to write in for materials.…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Astronomy, Broadcast Television, College Instruction
Pedone, Ronald J.; And Others – 1972
Fiscal year 1970 financial data for 129 educational television license holders responsible for 195 stations in the aggregate United States are presented. The data are grouped by type of license holder (institution of higher education, local public school system, state authority, or community organization) and region (North Atlantic, Great Lakes…
Descriptors: Broadcast Television, Capital, Educational Economics, Educational Television
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Goff, David H.; And Others – Journal of Broadcasting, 1980
Examines the relationship between both the sex-role and the sex of viewers and viewer perception of the sex-role depicted by five female characters in prime-time television programs. Perception of character sex-role was significantly related to subject sex-role, yet unrelated to subject sex or gender. (MER)
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Broadcast Television, Females, Programing (Broadcast)
Bowman, Marvin L. – Educ Instr Broadcasting, 1969
Descriptors: Broadcast Television, Color, Educational Television, Electronic Equipment
Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Washington, DC. – 1998
This report covers the results of the fiscal year 1996 (October 1, 1995 through September 30, 1996) CPB (Corporation for Public Broadcasting) Public Television Programming Survey. This biennial survey, conducted since 1974, categorizes and analyzes trends in public television programming. Program carriage information was provided by TV Data via…
Descriptors: Broadcast Television, Childrens Television, Educational Television, Programming (Broadcast)
Bailey, Robert – 1998
In 1997, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting commissioned Market Facts to conduct a survey of Americans' views of commercial activities by public television and public radio stations. The general objectives were to get an up-to-date reading of perceptions and attitudes among the general population and among groups of special interest defined…
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Attitudes, Audience Awareness, Audience Response
Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Washington, DC. – 1999
This report is a summary of a variety of educational services offered by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) supported television stations as reported in CPB's annual Station Activities Survey (1998). Highlights from the data include: 141 stations (80% of all CPB supported stations) provide educational services to elementary or secondary…
Descriptors: Broadcast Television, Childrens Television, Distance Education, Educational Resources
Surlin, Stuart H.; And Others – 1987
A study investigated the differences between television news programming in Canada and the United States in three areas: ownership (public versus private), language (French versus English), and nation of origin (Canada versus the United States), in order to determine basic differences in network TV news content Canadian viewers may experience,…
Descriptors: Broadcast Television, Comparative Analysis, Content Analysis, Cross Cultural Studies
Etaix, Mireille; Lenglet, Frans – 1977
This report presents the results of two surveys conducted in January and April 1977 in the Ivory Coast to assess the impact of the "Tele Pour Tous" programs on rural audiences in terms of awareness, learning, and action. Descriptions of the socio-economic characteristics of the audience and their viewing patterns were sought, and…
Descriptors: Broadcast Television, Community Attitudes, Developing Nations, Educational Development
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