History of television from grolier encyclopedia article by mitchell stephens few inventions have had as much effect on contemporary american society as television. History of television television has become a major industry all over the world, especially in the industrialized nations, and a major medium of communication and source of home. History of television the invention of the television was the work of many individuals in the late 19th century and early 20th century individuals and corporations. The history of television began in the early 1940s with the creation of the three big american networks. Televisions can be found in billions of homes around the world but 100 years ago, nobody even knew what a television was in fact, as late as 1947, only a few thousand americans owned. Tv news history in the 1960s in the old black-and-white days of television, those who worked in tv news usually had backgrounds in radio or newspapers. The entertainment world has undergone a multitude of changes over the course of history the original main source of entertainment for people was through books and newspapers.
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