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Philo T Farnsworth

Channeling the Father of Television

Steve North | Posted 05.11.2013 | TV
Steve North

Despite the fuzzy and complex history of TV's creation, it seems reasonable to say that the contributions of both Farnsworth and Zworykin were key. And when I arrived at Zworykin's tree-shaded home in Princeton on a warm July day in 1981, I let him tell the story.

64th Emmy Awards: Setting the Record Straight

Conchita Sarnoff | Posted 11.25.2012 | TV
Conchita Sarnoff

Jimmy Kimmel's opening statement honoring Philo T. Farnsworth as the creator of the American television at the 64th Emmy Awards was incorrect. It was in fact, General David Sarnoff, who created the American Television Industry as we know it today.

Rubbernecking: True Beauty Finale

Holly Cara Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

This show went on the air on January 5 and it's been a thrill ride ever since. By the way, I'm kidding.