Chapter : television and the power of visual culture

  • The Cathode Ray

    The Cathode Ray
    The cathode ray tube was invented by Boris Rosing
  • First TV Transmission

    First TV Transmission
    Philo Farnsworth transmitted the first television transmission
  • First demonstration of TV

    First demonstration of TV
    Tv Demonstration in Philidelphia
  • Analog TV

    Analog TV
    Analog TV would last at least 60 years
  • FCC adopts

    FCC adopts
    The FCC adopts a 525-line image
  • FCC Freezes TV

    FCC Freezes TV
    The FCC started to sort out channels assigments then in 1948 they freeze on new TV licenses until 1952
  • Audience Ratings

    Audience Ratings
    Nielsen Market Research Company begins tracking Prime-time viewing audiences
  • I Love Lucy

    I Love Lucy
    I Love Lucy becomes the first TV program Filmed n front of a live audience
  • Today and Tonight Shows

    Today and Tonight Shows
    NBC introduces the Today and the Tonight Shows in 1952 and 1954.
  • Colored TV

    Colored TV
    RCA color system is approved by FCC as the standard