Evolution of television (TV) is a chronological breakdown of television advancements since its invention.
Therefore, parents could control what their children watched and at what time (Cesar & Chorianopoulos, 2009).
The TV entertainment changed in 2000 after the introduction of the DVD technology.
During the World War II, America used television broadcasting for live coverage of war fronts.
However, mass TV broadcasting and transmission began after the World War II in 1948 (Cesar & Chorianopoulos, 2009).
Many families replaced their CRT displays with the TFT screens.
This migration was further motivated by the stereotype that the CRT screens emitted radiation that affected the viewers’ eyes if watched for a long time (Benoit, 2013).The invention of stereo sound television sets in 1982 improved picture quality as well.However, the TV sets using stereo sound technology penetrated the American market in 1984 only.Commercialized color television broadcasting in the US began in 1953.It involved broadcasting of colored images instead of the monochromatic ones.John and Margaret Walson invented cable television broadcasting in 1948.Later in 1972, Home Box Office (HBO) cable television network was launched and introduced a television network using premium cable for reception and transmission of the colored images.Throughout the decade, the cable television was the means of transmission between the transmitters in television network premises and the receivers at the viewer’s home.For instance, HBO introduced programs, the episodes of which were keenly followed by many homes leading to the fact that television became a popular means of entertainment in the US.In the early 2000s, more and more houses used DVD and CD players for entertainment instead of watching the regular television programs.By the mid 2000s, scientists launched the Thin Film Technology (TFT) display, and in 2007, electronic companies presented TV sets and computers implementing the TFT screens for display.