Monthly Archives: February 2015

Episode 04: Seeing At a Distance – A Pre-History of TV

This week Andrew, Jonathan and Steve discuss the various inventions, technologies, and patents that came before the box we all eventually fell in love with. Every wondered HOW exactly TV works? Have you ever heard of “mechanical television”? Do you know what a Nipkow disk is? Well, download this episode, settle into your podcast listening routine, and find out.

Then be sure to stop back two weeks from now on Thursday March 12th, 2015 to listen to our fifth full length episode. You can leave a comment on this page and can always reach us via email at: feedback@tvhistorypod.com

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IMG_3855 Podcast in studio (2)

Be sure to also check out these great web pages and embedded videos below:

http://www.unmuseum.org/tvinvent.htm

http://www.tvhistory.tv/pre-1935.htm

http://www.sarganserland-walensee.ch/physik/optik/nipkow/nipkow.htm

 

Episode 03: The American Football League (AFL) of the 1960s on TV

This week join Jonathan, Andrew, and Steve for a discussion of the AFL of the 1960s and how TV allowed the AFL to come – THIS CLOSE – to toppling the NFL. Also in this lengthier episode, listen as the guys discuss the “marriage” of US football and television and what that means for how we understand the sport today.

Then be sure to stop back two weeks from now on Thursday February 26th, 2015 to listen to our fourth full length episode. You can leave a comment on this page and can always reach us via email at: feedback@tvhistorypod.com

Twitter: @tvhistorypod

On Facebook: Inside The Box – The TV History Podcast

You can NOW also catch us on iTunes

You can also listen to this episode on the Internet Archive here: link

You can also listen to this episode on Stitcher: link

ep 03 cast photo

 

All episodes of Full Color Football available at Remember the AFL.com: http://www.remembertheafl.com/FullColorFootball.htm

Or, if you’d like a taste of the first episode, watch it right here (from YouTube):