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Astro (satellite TV)

Astro is a subscription-based direct broadcast satellite service based in Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It transmits digital satellite television and radio to households in Malaysia, Brunei, Indonesia and Singapore. Astro is owned by MEASA ...

                                               

Caracol Television

Caracol Television is the most viewed national television network in Colombia, founded in 1969 and Caracol Internacional. The Grupo Santodomingo is the Caracol Televisions or Canal Caracol main actionist.

                                               

Channel drift

Channel drift, also called network decay, is when a television channel moves away from its original shows to get a new audience, or to get higher ratings. It often involves a move from shows aimed at viewers that know a lot about the channels sub ...

                                               

Charter Communications

Charter Communications is a cable system group begun in Delaware in 1993. They have cable television, Internet and telephone services for over 26 million customers in 41 U.S. States. The Charter headquarters are in Stamford, Connecticut, though m ...

                                               

China Central Television

China Central Television or Chinese Central Television, commonly abbreviated as CCTV, is the major state television broadcaster in mainland China. CCTV has a network of 50 channels. Each channel broadcasts different programs to more than one bill ...

                                               

Decode Entertainment

Decode Entertainment was a Canadian production company, a distribution company and based in Toronto, Ontario. It was founded by Steven DeNure, Neil Court and John Delmage in 1997. On May 16, 2006, Decode and Halifax Film announced that they would ...

                                               

Digital television transition

The digital television transition, the analog switch-off, the digital migration, or the analog shutdown) is when analog television signals are turned off so digital terrestrial television can be used instead. This is done because it gives a bette ...

                                               

DStv

DStv is MultiChoices digital satellite TV service in Sub-Saharan Africa, launched in 1995, providing various bouquets offering general entertainment, movies, lifestyle & culture, sport, documentaries, news & commerce, children, music, religion an ...

                                               

Fernsehturm

The Fernsehturm is the tallest television tower in central Berlin, Germany at 368 metres and the fourth highest television tower in Europe. It is located in the park at the television tower in Berlins Mitte district. He was in the year of complet ...

                                               

Israel Broadcasting Authority

Israel Broadcasting Authority is the public broadcasting authority of Israel. It is in charge of radio and television in Israel.

                                               

Television licence

The television licence is a small tax that people pay to watch television. It is used to pay, or part-pay, for the local public broadcaster, such as the BBC in the United Kingdom. It mainly exists in Europe, East Asia and parts of Africa. The lic ...

                                               

List of programs broadcast by MyNetworkTV

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit 2011–18; 2019–present Mondays Cold Case 2011–12 Tuesdays Burn Notice 2010–12 Wednesdays Without a Trace 2009–12 Thursdays Fridays Monk 2010–14

                                               

Marathon Media Group

Marathon Media, is a worldwide French television production company based in Neuilly-sur-Seine that produces scripted live-action and cartoon shows for children. The company was co-founded by Vincent Chalvon-Demersay and David Michel. The shows a ...

                                               

Neilsen rating

Nielsen ratings is an audience measurement system that was developed by the Nielsen Company. They created the system in an effort to determine the audience size and composition of television programming in the United States. The Nielsen Media Res ...

                                               

Saturn Award

The Saturn Award is an award presented every year by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films to honor the top works in science fiction, fantasy, and horror in movie, television, and home video. The prestigious Saturn Awards were de ...

                                               

Steven Universe

Steven Universe is an animated series on Cartoon Network. It is about a young boy called Steven Universe, who is half gem and half human, and follows his story with the Crystal Gems, a rebel group against the Gem Homeworld.

                                               

Studio 8H

Studio 8H is a 6.102-square-foot television studio in New York City in the United States. The studio is a part of NBC Studios, where the NBC television network is, at 30 Rockefeller Plaza. It is known for having the live recording of Saturday Nig ...

                                               

Syndicated

Syndicated means a television program being shown on a different television network than the one that first showed the program. A syndicated program can also be a program that was not made for a television network. These types of programs are mad ...

                                               

Watershed (television)

Today, television can show a number of programmes. Usually the content of these programmes is rated, by a number of people. Some of the programmes may be suitable for children, other content may not be suitable for children. The watershed is the ...

                                               

Tom Lister Jr.

Thomas Duane Tom Lister Jr. was an American actor and occasional professional wrestler. He was known for his roles as the neighborhood bully Deebo in Friday and its 2000 sequel and as President Lindberg in The Fifth Element. Lister Jr. also appea ...

                                               

Joan Waste

Joan Waste was a blind woman who was burned in Derby because she would not stop being a Protestant. She had bought a Bible so that friends could read to her.

                                               

Eye

The eye is a round organ for sensing light so organisms can see. It is the first part of the visual system. About 97 percent of animals have eyes. Image-resolving eyes are present in cnidaria, molluscs, vertebrates, annelids and arthropods. In ma ...

                                               

Evolution of the eye

The evolution of the eye is an example of a homologous organ present in a wide variety of taxa. Certain components of the eye, such as the visual pigments, appear to have a common ancestry – that is, they evolved once, before the animals radiated ...

                                               

Eye colour

Eye color is a visible character caused by two factors: the pigmentation of the eyes iris, and way light is scattered as it hits the top layer of the iris. The human eye is different from its nearest relative, the chimpanzee eye. The eyes of chim ...

                                               

Heterochromia

Heterochromia means "different colours", and is most used for the description of different coloured eyes. Some people, and animals, have differences between the irises of their eyes. There are many different causes for this condition. Genetic cau ...

                                               

Photorefractive keratectomy

Photorefractive keratectomy is a type of laser eye surgery. PRK uses an ultraviolet laser to reshape the cornea. PRK can correct astigmatism, nearsightedness, and farsightedness. Unlike LASIK, PRK does not create a flap in the eye. Although no su ...

                                               

Tears

Tears are clear liquid made by the body to clean and lubricate the eyes. There are three different types of tears that the body makes: Basal tears: In a normal, healthy mammal, tears are regularly made to clean the cornea front part of the eye an ...

                                               

Visual acuity

Visual acuity is acuteness or clearness of vision, especially form vision, which depends on the sharpness of the retinal focus within the eye, the sensitivity of the nervous elements, and the interpretative faculty of the brain. VA is a quantitat ...

                                               

Feudalism

Feudalism is a system of land ownership and duties. It was used in the Middle Ages. With feudalism, all the land in a kingdom was the kings. However, the king would give some of the land to the lords or nobles who fought for him, called vassals. ...

                                               

Emirate

An emirate is a political territory that is ruled by an emir, a dynastic Arab Monarch. The word emirate or amirate comes from Arabic: إمارة ‎, Imaarah ; plural: إمارات, Imaraat. The United Arab Emirates is a federal state of seven federal emirate ...

                                               

Khan (title)

In Turkic and Mongolic Languages, Khan means "ruler" or "commander". It may be from an Altaic language, probably a Mongolic language like Ruanruan. Presently, khans exist mostly in South Asia, Central Asia and Iran. A female khan is called a Khat ...

                                               

Page-boy

A page or page boy is a young male servant. A different meaning of "page boy", but based on the same idea of one who serves, is for a young boy who helps the bride at a wedding.

                                               

Serfdom

Serfdom is a legal and economic system. A serf is a worker who has to stay in a lords area. Serfs were the lowest social class of the feudal society. Serfs were different from slaves. Serfs could have property. In most serfdoms, serfs were legall ...

                                               

Meadow

A meadow is a field vegetated primarily by grass and other non-woody plants. It may be cut for hay or grazed by livestock such as cattle, sheep or goats.

                                               

Prairie

A prairie is a type of habitat with mostly grasses, but also flowering plants and occasional shrubs or isolated trees. This type of habitat can be found around the world, but it goes by different names, such as steppes in Asia. What tourist attra ...

                                               

Savanna

The word savanna comes from a Panamanian word for prairie or plains. They are covered with tall grasses. They may have scattered bushes and trees, but not enough to keep grasses from growing. The most common definition of savanna is the tropical ...

                                               

Heath

A heath or heathland is a shrubland habitat found mainly on low quality, acidic soils. It has open, low growing woody vegetation. There are some clear differences between heath and moorland. For example moorland has a very peaty topsoil, and it i ...

                                               

Lençois Maranhenses National Park

The Lençois Maranhenses National Park is a national park in Maranhão, northeastern Brazil. It is an area with low, flat, occasionally flooded land, between large sand dunes. It is about 1.500 km 2 580 sq mi. Despite abundant rain, it has almost n ...

                                               

Penthouse

A Penthouse is typically an apartment on the highest floor of an apartment building. It usually takes up less than half of the entire roof of the building. Originally the word penthouse meant a small building with a sloped roof. The modern use of ...

                                               

Ring of Steel (London)

Ring of steel is the name people use for the security cordon around the City of London. Its purpose is to prevent terrorism. It was designed during the IRA troubles. The city of Belfast was the first to get a ring of steel. Roads entering the Cit ...

                                               

Bloomingdale Trail

Bloomingdale Trail or also known as 606 is an elevated urban trail in Chicago. It was made by replacing elevated railroad tracks with a path for bicyclists, walkers and runners. The trail is on Chicagos Northwest Side, at Bloomingdale Ave. 1800N, ...

                                               

Acre foot

An acre-foot is a unit of volume used in the United States to measure large amounts of water resources. It makes measuring water in reservoirs, lakes, and rivers. An acre-foot is the amount of water it would take to cover an acre of land with wat ...

                                               

Aqueduct

An aqueduct is a man-made channel that carries water from one place to another. Usually, they are used to supply water to cities and towns. They may also carry water for irrigation, for hydroelectricity. Pipes, canals, tunnels, and bridges that s ...

                                               

Drinking water

Drinking water, also known as potable water, is water that is safe to drink or to use for food preparation. Water in rivers, stream, lakes and underground may contain organisms that cause disease. It may also contain chemicals that might cause il ...

                                               

Sanitary sewer

Modern sewer systems often separate rainwater from polluted water. "Wastewater" is treated before it is released into a river or lake again. This treatment may not be needed for rainwater. This idea of using separate sewer systems for wastewater ...

                                               

Power Purchasing Agreement

A Power Purchasing Agreement is a legal contract between a electricity provider and a land owner. The contract allows the electricity provider to produce power on the land owners land or roof and the land owner buys the electricity primarily from ...

                                               

Wind turbine

A wind turbine is a rotating machine that transfers kinetic energy from the wind into mechanical energy. If the mechanical energy is used directly by machinery, such as for pumping water, cutting lumber or grinding stones, the machine is called a ...

                                               

MacOS

macOS, formerly Mac OS X from 2001 to 2012 and OS X until 2016, is the name of an operating system for computers made by Apple Inc. These are called Macintosh computers, or Macs. It differs from other computers, as macOS is supposed to run only o ...

                                               

IOS

iOS is an operating system for mobile devices, made and sold by Apple Inc. It is the mobile operating system of the iPhone, the iPod Touch, the iPad, Apple TV and similar devices. iOS was originally called the iPhone OS but was renamed in 2010 to ...

                                               

Eye of GNOME

Eye of GNOME is the official image viewer for the GNOME desktop environment. Unlike some other image viewers, Eye of GNOME will only view images. It does, however, provide basic effects for improved viewing, such as zooming, fullscreen, rotation, ...