A television program usually broadcast on a regular weekly schedule

A television show (often simply TV show) is any content produced for broadcast via over-the-air, satellite, cable or internet and typically viewed on a television set, excluding breaking news, advertisements or trailers that are typically placed between shows. Television shows are most often scheduled well ahead of time and appear on electronic guides or other TV listings.

  • Prisoner, The - 1967-68 British TV series starring Patrick McGoohan
  • South Park - "I'm goin' down to South Park. Gonna have myself a time."


Libertarian Applications to Current Problems: The Problems, by Murray Rothbard, For a New Liberty, 1973
Chapter 4 of For A New Liberty: List of brief overviews of major problems in society, e.g., taxes, fiscal crisis, crime, pollution, inflation, etc.
"Television consists of bland programs and distorted news. Radio and television channels have been nationalized for half a century by the federal government, which grants channels as a gift to privileged licensees, and can and does withdraw these gifts when a station displeases the government's Federal Communications Commission. How can any genuine freedom of speech or of the press exist under such conditions?"

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