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Television Quotes

Besides providing us wholesome entertainment, television also has an innate ability to convince people to purchase certain products and services. For housewives, children and students, television is a savior especially during the time of boredom and holidays! One need not go to a movie theater or shell out big bucks to buy film tickets since as several TV channels broadcast brand new movies. Soap operas and reality shows are also catching up fast on small screen and becoming reputed. Read some of the most popular quotations and sayings on TV to get a better idea.

David Tennant

I love a bit of political drama; 'The West Wing' is probably my favourite television series of all time.

Fred Rogers

The space between the television set and the viewer is holy ground.

Chris Elliott

Somehow, by just continually pestering the general public by appearing on television, they accepted me and wanted more.

Dick Van Dyke

Television's going, as far as I'm concerned, downhill, and I'm an anachronism.

Linda Evans

Aaron Spelling went further than anyone has ever gone for television.

Abbie Hoffman

A modern revolutionary group heads for the television station.

Charlie Hunnam

They say that theater is the actor's medium, television is the writer's medium and film is the director's medium, and it's really true.

Giancarlo Esposito

It's certain that the death of an actor can be on a television screen playing the same thing every week.

Osama bin Laden

I heard about the bombings the same way everyone else heard about them, from the television or radio. I did not order them but was very glad for what happened to the Americans there.

Val Kilmer

I'm very wary of news on television.

Cameron Diaz

I don't even own a TV because I think it's the devil.

T. S. Eliot

Television is a medium of entertainment which permits millions of people to listen to the same joke at the same time, and yet remain lonesome.

Woody Allen

Life doesn't imitate art, it imitates bad television.

John Lennon

If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there'd be peace.

Elvis Presley

They put me on television. And the whole thing broke loose. It was wild, I tell ya for sure.

Xi Jinping

NBA games are exciting to watch and have global appeal. They are very popular in China. I do watch NBA games on television when I have time.

Matthew Broderick

Television makes you very famous. It's very strange.

One of the questions that I hear over and over and over is, 'What do we do with all these paintings we do on television?' Most of these paintings are donated to PBS stations across the country. They auction them off, and they make a happy buck with 'em.

Steve Irwin

My belief is that what comes across on the television is a capture of my enthusiasm and my passion for wildlife.

William Gibson

The sky above the port was the color of television, tuned to a dead station.

Rick Moranis

I think that I recall the nostalgic '50s: the start of early television and rock-and-roll, and I think everything seemed to get very generic. Not much has changed.

Pete Davidson

You can't say whatever you want on network television.

Kevin Spacey

I've taken the experiences that I've had in the theatre and applied them to film and television and now games.

Elizabeth Debicki

Often, female characters are quite one dimensional, especially in a two hour film; television gives characters room to breathe and develop.

After the killing of Osama Bin Laden, the Obama administration steadfastly refused to say which element of the U.S. military had participated in the assault. Until Vice President Joe Biden decided to talk about it on national television, that is.

John Krasinski

For me, 'Arrested Development' is the cornerstone of recent television comedy. It's so incredibly flawless and perfect.

Matt Bomer

Making a great television show is hard enough. To also tackle F. Scott - whoa.

Laurence J. Peter

Television has changed the American child from an irresistable force to an immovable object.

Issa Rae

I think that television and the web are fusing anyway, so I think that ultimately whatever I do, I'm going to blend the two forms.

Woody Allen

In Beverly Hills... they don't throw their garbage away. They make it into television shows.

Groucho Marx

I read in the newspapers they are going to have 30 minutes of intellectual stuff on television every Monday from 7:30 to 8. to educate America. They couldn't educate America if they started at 6:30.

Chris Pratt

Television is such an evolving medium.

Val Kilmer

News is something that happens that matters to you, which is not most of what we watch on television.

Elisabeth Moss

I've had to consciously try not to do all television and try to do films.

James Spader

Working in theater, film, or television are three different jobs for an actor, and I accept them as such.

I came to Los Angeles and did auditions for television. I made a terrible mess of most of them and I was quite intimidated. I felt very embarrassed and went back to London. I got British television jobs intermittently between the ages of 23 and 27, but it was very patchy.

Dave Barry

The nuclear generator of brain sludge is television.

I always, always meant to be on stage. I only ended up even auditioning for television and movies because I was understudying a Turgenev play on Broadway and was so broke that, when I got a mini-series, I had to take it and was so ashamed because I was such a snob.

Louis Theroux

Although my dad's a writer, we grew up in a telly-watching household. I never found him disparaging about television.

Matt LeBlanc

But I'm kind of spoilt when it comes to comedy. I was on 'Friends', which was one of the funniest things on television.

Rick Moranis

I have five television sets. (I like to think of them as a set of five televisions.) I have two DVR boxes, three DVD players, two VHS machines and four stereos. I have nineteen remote controls, mostly in one drawer.

Megyn Kelly

Television is a service, but it's also a business.

Seth MacFarlane

The success of 'The Simpsons' really opened doors. It showed that if you were working in animation you didn't necessarily have to be working in kids' television.

Demi Lovato

I don't see myself doing television, but I do see myself directing.

Roger Ailes

Television and I grew up together.

Lawrence Peter Berra

I don't like seeing myself on television. I don't like it.

Blake Shelton

Anytime that the Arizona Cardinals play football, I scream at the top of my lungs at the television. And I have certain dances that I do.

Luke Perry

I loved television. 'Starsky and Hutch' was my show. 'SWAT.' Both Aaron Spelling shows. Loved 'em.

Elizabeth Debicki

Television is the medium that's allowing women's stories to flourish.

James Spader

I know that one's visibility is very high on television, even with an unsuccessful show! With a successful role, it's even higher.

Chevy Chase

Television doesn't make stars. It's the written media, the press, that makes stars.

David Attenborough

Television of course actually started in Britain in 1936, and it was a monopoly, and there was only one broadcaster and it operated on a license which is not the same as a government grant.

Sundar Pichai

We need to bring Android and Chrome to every screen that matters for users, which is why we focused on phone, wearables, car, television, laptops, and even your workplace.

Pamela Anderson

I feel that, at this point in my career, I don't want to do another television show. I don't want to do a film.

Anjelica Huston

I was an avid reader as a child because we didn't have television in Ireland until the mid-'60s.

Television, particularly as it becomes more and more serialised, comedies no longer have to tie the stories up neatly within 20-plus minutes. 'Arrested Development' had evolving storylines, as did both versions of 'The Office.' We're seeing that more and more. That allows it to be really, whatever the tone, almost literary.

James Spader

I've had tremendous opportunities in film and continue to have them, but it's such a different thing to do a television show, and I'm very lucky to be able to do them both.

Erma Bombeck

In general my children refuse to eat anything that hasn't danced in television.

Matt Bomer

I was raised in a conservative Christian household. We weren't even allowed to watch 'secular' television, anything that was deemed not proper for Christians.

Conan O'Brien

It's a good thing I was born in this century, when superfluous television seems to be part of the economy.

Les Brown

In day-to-day commerce, television is not so much interested in the business of communications as in the business of delivering audiences to advertisers. People are the merchandise, not the shows. The shows are merely the bait.

Emma Watson

I'm very crafty! One time I made a television set out of a cardboard box - Everybody thought it was a lark! This was the beginning of a love affair with the arts.

Bob Woodward

Many people have their reputations as reporters and analysts because they are on television, batting around conventional wisdom. A lot of these people have never reported a story.

Amitabh Bachchan

I like to rate myself as a performer upfront, both in films as well as in television.

Novak Djokovic

I love football and it's the sport I would really like to play. I've said on national television here that I would really love to play for one of our football clubs when I finished my tennis career.

Megyn Kelly

Television can be a very fickle place.

Les Brown

Unlike productions in the other arts, all television shows are born to destroy two other shows.

Jennifer Garner

Growing up where I did, the thought of working on a television show or in a movie... that existed on a parallel plane, you know?

Nora Fatehi

I never felt typecast because when I was in television, I was also, simultaneously, in films. I was seen across platforms, so that's why I have not been put in a category.

Jason Bateman

I did a good bit of episodic television directing, but directing a movie is so much more complicated.

Dave Chappelle

I've done 10 or 11 pilots for network television, which is ridiculous.

Julia Stiles

Compared to film or television, theater is more interactive, collaborative.

Chevy Chase

I did comedy and parody television in the '70s. I was a liberal Democrat, and it was a very heady year.

Rupert Murdoch

Satellite broadcasting makes it possible for information-hungry residents of many closed societies to bypass state-controlled television channels.

Val Kilmer

It's a really weird thing, modern divorce. I found out I was getting divorced on television. That was kind of weird.

Roger Ailes

Television is not a gimmick.

Megyn Kelly

I don't see myself as some television star; I see myself as a girl from Albany.

Tyra Banks

I don't think I'll always be on television.

Ben Shapiro

Liberals in Hollywood can't stand when Americans resonate to conservatives on television.

Noel Fielding

I wanted to create the weirdest show ever made on television - a punky, prog-rock nightmare of lurid colours.

Val Kilmer

News isn't even the truth on television.

Alec Baldwin

On a television show, precise acting isn't the order of the day.

Order Acting
Priyanka Chopra

Production is a lot of work. Nobody sent me that memo when they came to me to do television.

Roger Ailes

I was the youngest producer of a national television show when I was twenty-five. I took it to 182 markets. Tremendous success.

Louis Theroux

The thing is, I have never been that confident, and, um, I have a lot of self-doubt, and I had never - I don't think I ever would have consciously chosen to be a television presenter.


All you see on television are debased images.

Robert Kennedy

Satellite communications connect television screens in Japan with television cameras in England, and the distance of half a world loses its meaning.

Kevin Bacon

Great writing makes great television.

Greatness Writing
Alexandra Daddario

'It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia' I did an episode on, and that's one of my favorite television shows ever, and there are these shows that I watch so regularly.

Diana Rigg

These days, it's perfectly normal to move between the theatre and television.

Kevin Bacon

I started working in the mid-to-late Seventies, when television was not what it is now.

Bob Dylan

I can't stand to see myself on television.

Sandra Bullock

Getting into television was a total fluke.

Kevin Spacey

The stigma that used to exist many years ago, that actors from film don't do television, seems to have disappeared. That camera doesn't know it's a TV camera... or even a streaming camera. It's just a camera.

Diana Rigg

It's a very powerful medium now, and should be celebrated as such, because we have the greatest television in the world.

Kevin Bacon

'Gogglebox' is a show where you watch people watch television.

Priyanka Chopra

The writers are the backbone in television, like in film, but eventually, as an actress, I can bring something.

Rob Lowe

Television is populated with commitment-phobes.

Orlando Bloom

I came out of drama school thinking I'd do some theatre, maybe some television, and maybe, someday, a film.

Dick Van Dyke

When I was a kid, I had ambitions for being a television announcer, which was before television took off, you know, in the late '40s.