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Bill Duke
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 Duke
American Actor
Bill Condon
It's in the nature of television to restrain the spontaneity of a live event. Things become more and more prepackaged.
Bill Condon
American Director
Bernie Mac
I'm a big fan of TV.
Bernie Mac
American Actor
Beppe Grillo
I threw my TV out years ago.
Beppe Grillo
Italian Comedian
Benjamin Stockham
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.'
Benjamin Stockham
American Actor
Emily Rios
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.
Emily Rios
American Actress
Aaron Sorkin
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 Sorkin
American Screenwriter
Aaron Brown
Television is the most perfect democracy. You sit there with your remote control and vote.
Aaron Brown
American Journalist
A. S. Byatt
When I was a child - in wartime, pre-television - books were my life.
A. S. Byatt
English Novelist
AJ Bowen
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.
AJ Bowen
American actor and producer. (The Signal, 2007, The House of the Devil, 2009)
Alfred Hitchcock
Television is like the American toaster, you push the button and the same thing pops up everytime.
Alfred Hitchcock
English film director, producer, and screenwriter
Bernie Mac
I think a lot of TV insults the audience.
Bernie Mac
American Actor
Alfred Hitchcock
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
English film director, producer, and screenwriter
Alfred Hitchcock
Television has done much for psychiatry by spreading information about it, as well as contributing to the need for it.
Alfred Hitchcock
English film director, producer, and screenwriter
Alfred Hitchcock
Television is like the invention of indoor plumbing. It didn't change people's habits. It just kept them inside the house.
Alfred Hitchcock
English film director, producer, and screenwriter
Alfred Hitchcock
Television has brought back murder into the home - where it belongs.
Alfred Hitchcock
English film director, producer, and screenwriter