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Television and culture have each affected the other in major ways. From epic historical moments to hilarious TV catch phrases, television and culture influence each other daily. In this section we'll examine the relationship between television and culture.

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How has the evolution of TV changed America?

From flat-screen HDTVs to small, flip-open screens, TV viewing has become part of everyday life, far removed from the luxurious event of watching black-and-white TV in its earliest days. How has this evolution changed America?


How are drones changing media coverage?

 How are drones changing media coverage?

Modern media embraces drones, but is that good for society? Find out how drones are changing media coverage at HowStuffWorks. See more »

What is binge watching?

 What is binge watching?

We've all planned to watch just one episode but ended up burning through several in a single setting. Learn all about binge watching at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Do TV shows and book deals encourage criminal behavior?

 Do TV shows and book deals encourage criminal behavior?

Does the media foster violence with its coverage of criminal behavior? Explore the connection between criminal behavior, violence and the media. See more »

10 Completely Unrealistic Moments in Television ERs

 10 Completely Unrealistic Moments in Television ERs

Emergency rooms on TV are fraught with drama and tension. But they aren't always accurate representation. See 10 unrealistic TV ER moments to learn more. See more »

10 Common Sayings You're Probably Saying Wrong

 10 Common Sayings You're Probably Saying Wrong

It might sound right, but you may be saying it wrong. Here are 10 common sayings you're probably saying wrong from HowStuffWorks. See more »

10 Ways TV Has Changed American Culture

 10 Ways TV Has Changed American Culture

TV has changed American culture in many ways over the last few decades. Learn about the ways TV has changed American culture at HowStuffWorks. See more »

10 TV Moments That Changed the World

 10 TV Moments That Changed the World

There have been some amazing TV moments that changed the world. Visit HowStuffWorks to see the top 10 TV moments that changed the world. See more »

How has the evolution of TV changed America?

 How has the evolution of TV changed America?

How has the evolution of TV changed America? Visit HowStuffWorks to learn how the evolution of TV has changed America. See more »

How are cell phones changing TV?

 How are cell phones changing TV?

How are cell phones changing TV? Visit HowStuffWorks to learn how cell phones are changing TV. See more »

5 Technologies That Customize TV Viewing

 5 Technologies That Customize TV Viewing

There are some fantastic technologies that customize TV viewing. Visit HowStuffWorks to see 5 technologies that customize TV viewing. See more »