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- Teen Streak. Malcom, Shawna // Entertainment Weekly;09/17/99, Issue 503, p15
Presents information on teen-oriented television programs in the United States.
- Teens recruited to make Varsity for digital cable. Wallenstein, Andrew // Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;1/21/2003, Vol. 376 Issue 50, p12
Reports on the plan for the development of a digital cable network, Varsity Television (VTV) that will target teenaged viewers and will air student-created programming ranging from classroom news segments to music videos from high schools all over the U.S. Plan to supplement programming with...
- Teen world. Goldman, Debra // Adweek Eastern Edition;5/24/1999, Vol. 40 Issue 21, p64
Reports on television programs aimed at teenagers in the United States. Importance of parental guidance for teenagers; Brands that want to connect with young people.
- But mom, everybody's doing it! Newenhuyse, Elizabeth Cody // Marriage Partnership;Winter92, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p44
Criticizes the distorted values being shown in television and their possible effects on teenagers. Depiction of sexuality on primetime television; Encouragement of safe sex; Hidden messages in the motion picture `Home Alone.'
- Kids watching the tube. // Techniques: Making Education & Career Connections;Nov/Dec97, Vol. 72 Issue 8, p7
Focuses on news from the National Center for Education Statistics regarding the rise in television watching among teenagers between 1978 and 1996. Breakdown of data by number of hours of television viewing.
- Can TV save the planet? Walker, Chip // American Demographics;May96, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p42
Focuses on the role played by television in the emergence of a global consumer culture. Strong influence of popular culture emanating from the United States and Great Britain; Average number of hours spent watching television by people from other countries; Teenagers' preference for...
- Reality programming mirrors teens' lives. Bergman, Anne // Daily Variety;11/01/2000, Vol. 269 Issue 43, pA4
Reports on the popularity of teenage television documentaries. Reasons for the popularity of such shows; Storylines of several television documentaries about teenagers; Difference of teenage actors from traditional show business personalities.
- You Said It! // Current Health 2;Apr/May2006, Vol. 32 Issue 8, p6
The article presents the experiences of some teenagers when they underwent a week without watching TV. There is more to life than watching television, according to Robert Kesten, executive director of TV-Turnoff Network, a group that encourages people to cut back their TV time. One teenager...
- Mass Appeal. Polich, John // Brandweek;05/31/99, Vol. 40 Issue 22, SPECIAL REPORT: UPFRONT p36
Examines television (TV) broadcast networks' focus on a younger audience. Details on the narrowing demographics; Trend in youth-oriented TV programs; Comments from Young & Rubicam Vice President Bob Igiel; Forecasts on broadcast networks.