Posts Tagged ‘TV’

Top 10 longest running TV soap operas

Top 10 longest running TV soap operas

Top 10 longest running TV soap operas

The soap operas are romantic serials with storylines that continue from one episode to another. The soap operas appeared in United States in 1950s and their name comes from the first dramatic serials broadcasted at the radio that had as sponsors soap manufacturers such as Colgate-Palmolive and Procter & Gamble. The radio drama serials targeted the housewives and today the serials broadcasted on television are still watched mainly by female audience.

The top ten longest running TV dramas are: (more…)

Top ten reality shows

Top ten reality shows

Top ten reality shows

The appearance of reality shows changed the television and the entertainment forever. The TV shows based on real life experiences are very popular and brake one audience record after another. Now each major TV channel broadcasts at least one or two reality shows but there are just few shows that really influenced both the television and the life of the watchers.

In the 1980s and 1990s several TV shows were launched giving the start of the reality shows era. “Nummer 28” on Dutch television, “The Real World” on MTV and “Expedition Robinson” on Swedish television were the very first modern reality shows broadcasted on major TV channels. (more…)

Top ten TV shows

Top ten TV shows

Top ten TV shows

The TV is nowadays a very important factor in our everyday life, the people watching more TV than ever before. Recent studies show that the average time spent by members of a U.S. household in front of the TV is around eight hours. The TV shows usually attract more viewers than any other programs, and the most successful TV shows always register high peaks of viewing rate.

Taking into consideration the audience share, popularity  and their importance in the world of television the top ten TV shows of all time are: (more…)

The Oprah Winfrey Show comes to end

The Oprah Winfrey Show comes to end

The Oprah Winfrey Show comes to end

Oprah Winfrey is a real icon in the showbiz and her popular TV show is watched daily in more than 20 million homes. The Oprah Winfrey Show runs for 24 years and is broadcasted all over the world. In one of latest TV shows, Oprah made a very sad announcement: the next year’s season will be the last. The Oprah Winfrey Show will end in September 2011.

Oprah said that after all these years the time has come to end it. There is no hidden reason behind her decision, the time is right and the 25 years of broadcast will remain in the TV history. During all these years Oprah had some memorable moments. (more…)