Quotes about television

A. S. Byatt
A. S. Byatt
English Novelist
When I was a child - in wartime, pre-television - books were my life.
Aarti Mann
Aarti Mann
American Actress
Every sitcom needs their straight man or straight woman.
Adrian Anthony Gill
Adrian Anthony Gill
British journalist, critic, and author
Television gives us the gift to see ourselves as we'd like to be seen.
Bill Duke
Bill Duke
American Actor
Television is an excellent training ground for a director. If you work consistently in television, as I did, you have to come in on time and on budget. What you are allowed in feature films are, fortunately, more time and a larger budget.
Bill Condon
Bill Condon
American Director
It's in the nature of television to restrain the spontaneity of a live event. Things become more and more prepackaged.
Bernie Mac
Bernie Mac
American Actor
I'm a big fan of TV.
Beppe Grillo
Beppe Grillo
Italian Comedian
I threw my TV out years ago.
Benjamin Stockham
Benjamin Stockham
American Actor
I was watching TV one day, and I'm like, 'How did those people get on TV? I'm gonna try that. Hey, mom, I want to be on TV!' And she's like, 'OK, let's get you an agent.'
Emily Rios
Emily Rios
American Actress
TV kind of worked out naturally for me. I was fortunate to do a show like 'Breaking Bad' and then go straight into something like 'Friday Night Lights.' It's not something I focus on, but when they're great projects, I can't pass them up.
Aaron Sorkin
Aaron Sorkin
American Screenwriter
I've loved every minute I've spent in television. And I've had much more failure, as traditionally measured, than success in television. I've done four shows, and only one of them was the 'West Wing.'
Aaron Brown
Aaron Brown
American Journalist
Television is the most perfect democracy. You sit there with your remote control and vote.
AJ Bowen
AJ Bowen
American actor and producer. (The Signal, 2007, The House of the Devil, 2009)
A lot of cable television is shot on a single camera. Our eyes are more trained to that. It takes the camera off the crane, away from observing the action, to becoming a character in the story along with everyone else. People are getting used to that.
Alfred Hitchcock
Alfred Hitchcock
English film director, producer, and screenwriter
Television is like the American toaster, you push the button and the same thing pops up everytime.
Bernie Mac
Bernie Mac
American Actor
I think a lot of TV insults the audience.
Alfred Hitchcock
Alfred Hitchcock
English film director, producer, and screenwriter
Seeing a murder on television can help work off one's antagonisms. And if you haven't any antagonisms, the commercials will give you some.
Alfred Hitchcock
Alfred Hitchcock
English film director, producer, and screenwriter
Television has done much for psychiatry by spreading information about it, as well as contributing to the need for it.
Alfred Hitchcock
Alfred Hitchcock
English film director, producer, and screenwriter
Television is like the invention of indoor plumbing. It didn't change people's habits. It just kept them inside the house.
Alfred Hitchcock
Alfred Hitchcock
English film director, producer, and screenwriter
Television has brought back murder into the home - where it belongs.