Idiot Box, Not So Idiot Anymore

Remember that square-shaped box resting on the table of your living room? When you switch it on, it would show you either some of the most brain-picking news or any other piece of monotonous video clip. That’s what this idiot box was all about in the early times.

Thankfully, the idiot-box is not so idiot anymore and nor are the TV shows that it telecasts today. Thanks to Mr. Philo Farnsworth for the invention of the modern television who certainly bought a sigh of relief to all those individuals who would otherwise get bored of doing almost anything and everything that they have been doing to kill their so-called boredom.

The invention of modern television and the TV shows is smart for sure. The nightly practice of settling into your couches and gluing yourself to your favorite television shows is the biggest leisure activity that you would find for yourself in the present times.

A worthy evolution of the idiot-box

From its body-structure to the shows that it telecasts – everything about the telly has become bigger as well as better. The beautiful plasma or a flat screen TV doesn’t only let you watch your shows in better quality, but the same looks good in your living room as well (trivial, indeed). Gone are the days of a glitch situation of cable connections where you would want to get your television connected to a cable operator to further enjoy your TV shows into it. Digitalization of television and furthermore the apps like Netflix and Amazon Prime video have evolved the entire way in which any person would want to entertain himself in front of the television.

TV shows that are worth your time:

Not only has the idiot-box evolved in terms of its structure and technical upgrade, but the same has evolved in context of its TV shows as well. Today, there are a variety of programs watching which you can entertain yourself to the very core. The categories like news, movie, music, knowledge and infotainment, etc. are bringing new dynamics to this entire idea with each passing days. Furthermore, the quality of shows has improved drastically. Needless to say that the shows like Breaking Bad, Game of Thrones, Big Bang Theory, Friends, Narcos, How I Met Your Mother, Two and a Half Men, etc. have gathered an immense fan-following among the global audience. The craze of these shows has increased so much that the audience are not just watching them, but living them till the very eternity.

Know some amazing facts about the idiot box

Do you know that the inventor of the modern television, Philo Farnsworth wouldn’t let his kids watch the TV? Do you know the most expensive advertisement ever made was that of program and it starred none other than Nicole Kidman? This ad was priced at $33 million. The average person in the United States spends 15 years of his life in watching the TV. Although most people dream in colors, the people who grew up watching black and white TV tend to dream in black and white.

Now that you have known much about the idiot box, go enjoy watching your favorite show now!



Source by Martin Stranski

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