Television is the end-user device to watch media, entertainment programs. With the Television’s connectivity to the internet, now it is also a device for online access.
- The television gives you access to various media and entertainment programs from the comfort of your home or office.
- Via the television you can access programs telecast from your regional, national channels; but also from all over the world.
- On your television set, you can watch movies and other entertainment programs, without having to go to a theatre.
- Children can watch and learn from various educational programs on the television ranging from nursery rhymes to higher grade academic trainings.
- Through various travel channels available on the television, we can virtually visit and experience tourist attractions from all over the world.
- Various professionals like chefs, doctors, scientists, etc., can access educational and informative programs in their field of interest.
- All national and global news stations have channels on the television network. Through these we can easily watch and access news from all over the world.
- Through the sports channels on the television, we can watch live sports events, in real time, without having to go to the event location.
- With the advent of the internet, all the online information, media, movies, etc. can be telecast and watched on the television.
- Televisions also offer a record and watch function, where you can watch a particular program, event, at your convenient time as a recorded program.
- Television addiction can lead to serious health hazards due to lack of physical activity in all age groups.
- Children spend less time playing and interacting with each other, due to excessive time spent watching television programs.
- Misreporting of news and significant events is a common problem over the television.
- Television viewing time can eat into your quality family time, if you do not limit television time.
- Children need to be protected from age-inappropriate programs telecast on the television.
- The social and emotional development of children can get adversely affected if television watching replaces time spent with friends and family.
- Television as a channel for advertising can be an unnecessary nuisance overloading you with unnecessary information.
The television is a device for watching various media, entertainment and educational programs from the comfort of your home. It is important to be wary of its addiction potential.