TV has played a significant role in all of our lives. For the past century it has brought us the news, entertained us, made us laugh, made us cry, and even scared us. It went from the early days of black and white TV all the way to today’s colorful flat screens. It started with no sound, today we have surround sound. TV has certainly left its mark on society. It created several generations worth of celebrities, and today it continues to create more.
Of course, with the rise of the internet, there are other factors at play now. These days you have to ask yourself, what is a TV? A child born right now may never “turn the TV on” or even use a remote. They will just whip out their phone and start watching their favorite TV show. The world has changed a lot, but if it weren’t for TV, we wouldn’t be where we are now. It was a critical intermediate step, and today we are going to honor its memory and pay our respects. Alright, that might be a bit overblown, but we are going to learn a little bit about how TV shaped our world. These are 25 Facts About Television And TV Shows That Are Pretty Cool!