The cable TV business has had its worst year in 2013. Are families ready to ditch the box? Affordable Online Colleges.net has created an infographic entitled “The End of TV” detailing how families are spending their TV viewing hours.
Saturday Night Live (SNL) late-night show premiered on NBC on October 11, 1975, under the original title of NBC’s Saturday Night. Check out this Saturday Night Live timeline that covers all 37 years of the show through this weekend’s season finale!
Expansys have uncovered that Facebook is now a bigger national past-time in the UK than watching TV! Expansys ran a national study which found that we spend an average of two and a half hours using the social networking site every day, compared to just two hours watching television programmes.
You probably first learned about opportunity cost sitting in your high school economics class, while your teacher made an analogy that involved gum and ice cream. The concept is simple: when you make a choice to do something, you give up an opportunity to do something else valuable.
As kids, our time in front of the TV is limited to increments as decided by our parents. As adults, we’ve taken a few liberties on those previously-determined TV allowances, and technology hasn’t made it any easier to stay away. Now that television is accessible on almost every device we own, it’s virtually impossible to […]
The ability to watch your favorite TV show online or share popular videos from YouTube are recent trends, only introduced during the last decade. However, the growt of Internet TV and online video are skyrocketing as we become more connected and are given the ability to save money by watching TV online. 2011 signals the […]
Advertising: the enduring medium that has long since fueled our television habits. It’s hard to imagine a world without it. The Internet as we know it would be unsustainable, television would look… well, a lot like the Internet did before advertisements seeped into online video: lower-budget, more experimental. But at this point in the game, […]
An Infographic looking at the battle between Google, Apple and other firms for Web TV supremacy.
Here’s a visualisation of time travel plots in various films and TV programs. This is a straight data visualisation, rather than information design. That is, it’s not particularly useful, nor useable, nor meaningful.