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Our most tragic error may have been our inability to establish a rapport and a confidence with the press and television with the communication media. I don't think the press has understood me.
Lyndon B. Johnson
There's a good television programme called 'Disco 2.' It's quite good but again it's average, average. It's all on a down play. You know we've got this thing in England to be hip is to speak very down - like John Peel. And that just about sums up England. They don't realize when they talk like that, then that is what they represent - absolutely.
I'm well past the age where I'm acceptable. You get to a certain age and you are forbidden access. You're not going to get the kind of coverage that you would like in music magazines, you're not going to get played on radio and you're not going to get played on television. I have to survive on word of mouth.
The only way to do news on television is not to be terrified of it.
I don't want my president to be a TV star. You don't have to be on television every minute of every day - you're the president, not a rerun of 'Law & Order'. TV stars are too worried bout being popular and too concerned about being renewed.
Every television show you go on is a choice.
If your working television sits on top of your non-working television, you might be a redneck.
Women didn't want to watch other women on television because they were jealous of their husbands' diverted attention.
You know what I want? The answer is, I truly don't know what I want. I don't want to do a television series. I want to do dramas as well as comedies, but I have no idea what kind or in what order. Just give me the chance at them.
Michael J. Fox
Television is something the Russians invented to destroy American education.
Life goes on pretty much the same way. I've been working on a couple of films on the side. You may see some more. You may even see another television show.
Television has raised writing to a new low.
Seeing a murder on television can help work off one's antagonisms. And if you haven't any antagonisms, the commercials will give you some.
Television is like the American toaster, you push the button and the same thing pops up everytime.
Television has done much for psychiatry by spreading information about it, as well as contributing to the need for it.
I don't think the Tea Party people are racist, except maybe a tiny portion of them. But there has been a deliberate effort - again, referring to Fox Broadcasting - to inject the race issue into it. They have actually called Obama a racist on television.
They put me on television. And the whole thing broke loose. It was wild, I tell ya for sure.
The facts of life are that a child who has seen war cannot be compared with a child who doesn't know what war is except from television.
I don't watch television, I think it destroys the art of talking about oneself.
And as a character, what I found very inspiring about playing Dharma, especially at that time, is that the women on television were more neurotic than they were free. And I thought, this is a rare bird and this is unique on television and I think it's really refreshing.
I'm very shy really. I spend a lot of time in my room alone reading or writing or watching television.
I know that if I had a television in my flat I would convince myself that everything on it was really interesting. I would say, 'I'm a Celebrity - Get Me Out of Here!' is so sociologically fascinating that I think I'd better watch.
The principal contributor to loneliness in this country is television. What happens is that the family 'gets together' alone.
I was very sad to hear of the death of Ronnie Barker, who was such a warm, friendly and encouraging presence to have when I started in television. He was also a great comic actor to learn from.
Television provides the opportunity for an ongoing story - the opportunity to meld the cast and the characters and a world, and to spend more time there.
It's a good thing I was born in this century, when superfluous television seems to be part of the economy.
The nightmare is you spend the rest of your life being funny at parties and then people say, 'Why didn't you do that when you were on television?'
Television has proved that people will look at anything rather than each other.
Television brought the brutality of war into the comfort of the living room. Vietnam was lost in the living rooms of America - not on the battlefields of Vietnam.
Television is actually closer to reality than anything in books. The madness of TV is the madness of human life.
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