TV Essay Examples

Solving business problems through design

From the graph, I can see that there is a strong positive correlation. This means that my first hypothesis is certainly right because a high IQ yields a high KS2 Total. However, to be very confident with my hypothesis, I will carry out a Spearman’s Rank Correlation Test to check whether these two factors actually… View Article

Spearman’s Rank Correlation

I can therefore predict that if a student that spends less than 20 hours in front of the TV can have a KS2 Total of 16. In addition, a student that has a KS2 Total of 17 could spend 40 hours in front of the television. HYPOTHESIS 3 This hypothesis is comparing the IQ of… View Article

QWERTY keyboard

Hardware is the physical components that make up a computer. It is something that you can see, feel and physically hold/touch. Some of these components include the monitor, CPU, RAM The picture shows a computer with its main components labelled. Types of hardware In a computer there are four main types of hardware. They are:… View Article

Why do people watch Soap Operas?

Soap operas are one of the most watched genres of British TV. Audience figures published by the broadcast audience research bureau show that in the week ending 2nd September 2007 over 8 million people in the UK tuned in to watch Eastenders on the Monday of that week. We have all grown up watching one… View Article

Veiw from a statue

As I stand here looking over the lush green foliage of thousands of trees, I glanced down toward the base of the mountain to see curvy, windy roads, weaving in and out between tiny little box houses, plotted around here and there. I can see for miles and miles, the views are breath taking. That’s… View Article

Baby Maggie

“Marge, cartoons don’t have any deep meaning. They’re just stupid drawings that give you a cheap laugh,” explains Homer Simpson with his rear end exposed above his trousers. And yet, the animated sitcom “The Simpsons” has been on the air for 14 years and has achieved a rare combination of cult status and mainstream popularity…. View Article

The impact of Elvis Presley

Q. 6. “The impact of Elvis Presley on US society during the 1950s was more the result of TV coverage of his performances than of his music. ” Use the sources, and your own knowledge, to explain whether or not you agree with this view of the career of Elvis Presley. Elvis Presley would almost… View Article

Lightest football

I have chosen to focus on just one of the sports manufacturers – Nike, for two reasons. 1. Nike is arguably the fore runner in the technological developments of most sports – football being one. 2. There is little deviation between the finished products and their properties regardless of the manufacturer – and with Nike… View Article

Soap Operas

Oap operas have been around a long time and are watched by millions of people from a very wide range of age and society backgrounds. The term soap opera comes from the fact that when the TV serials first came out, they were sponsored by the major soap producing companies. In this informative essay, I… View Article

Situation comedy

Sitcoms evolved on the radio in the 1920s and developed on through the 1930s and 1940s. As with many media, the development of US and UK sitcom are closely related to one another. “Amos ‘n’ Andy” was one of the first sitcoms on the radio in the UK. Families used to structure their domestic arrangements… View Article

Should television be Switched

TV or not TV? -That’s the question. We may not all be Hamlet, but we all struggle with our own existential issues and since television plays a major role in our existence it becomes an issue. The days are long past when we could consider TV to be an innocent, innocuous part of daily life… View Article

Representation of families in animated sitcoms

Introduction: For my research investigative, I will be comparing the representation between two popular American sitcoms Family Guy and the Simpson’s. Both are animated situation comedies, using a conventional nuclear family to portray the typical American family and their lifestyle. Using media textbooks extracted from theorists such as Roland Barthes and Vladamir Propp, I will… View Article

The edge, by Dick Francis

Unlike with the setting, dialogue makes the theme or value come across easier because it can be said straight out rather than the viewer have to analyse the setting to find out. Although the theme or value can be shown easier, there is more to the dialogue than just the words. The way it is… View Article

Pre production report write up

In this piece of coursework the task was to write/draw the opening sequence of the first episode of a new crime series. I wanted my series to be a light-hearted crime series because there aren’t that many of them, but I would still have it scheduled for after the watershed because of the crime content… View Article

Ushna Amin

My character is a 10-year-old Japanese schoolboy. I have been watching your show for around 8 years and although it is a very good program I have always felt it was lacking one particular type of family. I have noticed from watching your show on a regular basis that each of your characters is a… View Article