Cable television quotes:

  • The 1990 'Goodwill Games' can be another indication that the television world is not divided between commercial and cable. If the viewer thinks highly of our efforts... they will have a higher opinion of cable television and TBS. -- Tony Verna
  • It's been possible for years to use a PC to watch and record over-the-air television broadcasts, and unencrypted cable television tuners have been available almost as long. But for a long time, you could only watch copyright-protected channels with a cable company-leased box. -- Alex Pareene
  • I went door-to-door selling cable television subscriptions when I was in college. Not to date myself, but cable was just coming on. I had terrible territories, and they would give me $25, if I got somebody to let them come and just put the little cord in their house. -- Greg Kinnear
  • I just personally feel like the best writing for actors exists in cable television. -- Donal Logue
  • There'll never be any revolution. Humanity has bartered it for Coca-Cola and cable television. -- Liza Marklund
  • Everyone else is either asleep or having sex. I've been watching cable television and eating jello. -- Stephen Chbosky
  • The justices have constitutionally protected obscenity in libraries, filth over cable television, and now unlimited internet pornography. -- Phyllis Schlafly
  • People are sophisticated viewers, as evidenced by the risks that are taken in cable television, and I think network has to do the same thing. -- Todd Lieberman
  • I think Ronald Reagan is what happened....The age of Reagan brought conservatism into the mainstream....It also brought us the beginning of the new media-talk radio, the internet, cable television. -- Douglas Brinkley
  • It almost feels like a movie or a- I know it's been said many times - that cable television is the new novel kind of thing - but it does feel like that. -- Christian Cooke
  • Everybody's slow right now, there's nothing happening musically, everybody's all on cable television and being manipulated by all the television right now, what's on cable telling people what to listen to and stuff. -- Kool Keith
  • My first job, honestly, was as a proofreader. I say that a little disparagingly, but it actually was this sort of incredible thing, where I got this job proofreading for a cable television magazine. -- Christine Vachon
  • For me, I think there's a lot more room in cable television to tell broader stories. NBC and the networks, they're all very mainstream, and they're a little more conservative in how they approach storytelling. -- Gabriel Macht
  • A lot of things that people think are risky, I don't think are risky. I don't get all that. I think what was really risky for network television was to let cable television to take the summers. -- James Patterson
  • Your cable television is experiencing difficulties. Please do not panic. Resist the temptation to read or talk to loved ones. Do not attempt sexual relations, as years of TV radiation have left your genitals withered and useless. -- Matt Groening
  • Back in pre-Revolutionary America cruel and unusual punishment meant the rack and burning at the stake... in more recent rulings it has been taken to mean the absence of cable television and denial of sex-change operations, or just overcrowding in the prisons. -- Tom Clancy
  • Since I have access to every, every crisis in the world because it's always blaring at me on cable television, that doesn't mean I have to worry about every one of them. This is also known as knowing where the off button is. -- Eric Schmidt
  • I would like to thank those who spoke boldly against the 'gay marriage float' in the 2014 Rose Parade. Apparently, that vigorous opposition came from perhaps millions of people, and it had a significant influence on how the matter was handled on network and cable television. -- James Dobson
  • 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. -- A. J. Bowen
  • I didn't have cable television growing up; there were only six channels you could watch then. The only really good channel was channel 10, and they would play 'The Nanny Called Fran' every night for years. I've seen every episode 100 times. I would get my Grandma to make me leopard skin dresses on her sewing machine. -- Iggy Azalea
  • Al Bernstein has seen cable television sports grow up. In 30 Years/30 Undeniable Truths he looks at his time in the industry through a prism that is unique to him. This book gives the reader an insight into the sometimes absurd world of television sports. There is a 31st undeniable truth: Al Bernstein is a truly funny man. -- Barry Tompkins
  • I made a lot of money. I earned a lot of money with CNN and satellite and cable television. And you can't really spend large sums of money, intelligently, on buying things. So I thought the best thing I could do was put some of that money back to work - making an investment in the future of humanity. -- Ted Turner
  • I went door-to-door selling cable television subscriptions when I was in college. I found it incredibly difficult, doing that kind of sales work. I would have thought I'd be good at it, but I wasn't. It's so easy in acting. Everything falls into place when they write that you're a salesman. People just say yes, and then it's great. -- Greg Kinnear
  • Television, cable, features are always out there. -- Kyle Chandler
  • The whole cable-TV original programming just changed the nature of television. -- Anson Mount
  • Television really does offer still great parts for women, cable in particular. -- Christine Lahti
  • I think a lot of people in television news look at the cable networks with great envy. -- Chris Wallace
  • Being able to take a traditional cable-television subscriber and give them new widget type applications to me is huge. -- Mark Cuban
  • Cable television and the Internet have created an unending demand for information, and there simply isn't enough truth to go around. -- Timothy Noah
  • Cable television stations in America are now producing such smart, in-depth, non-formula, character-based dramas. Film has turned more and more into big action or cartoons. -- Gillian Armstrong
  • Conservatives, despite their increasingly powerful presence on cable TV and talk radio, feel excluded and disregarded by the longstanding preponderance of liberal voices on public television. -- Michael Medved
  • It's the cable shows that are really the most interesting - 'Mad Men,' 'Breaking Bad,' those shows are really the premiere shows on television right now. -- Dylan McDermott
  • Cable's on fire. Traditional broadcast TV's hearing a death knell. I sample as much television as possible. I like 'Homeland,' 'Game of Thrones,' 'Veep.' Now reinvention's important. -- Darren Star
  • It's definitely the highest rated pre-school show on Cable. It's difficult to mix markets that way in terms of ratings. It's hard to tell, you know, where channel 12, or Public Television, is. -- Steve Burns
  • Listen, a cable series is a beautiful thing because there's such amazing writing happening on television, and it's a schedule that allows you to do a play or two. There's a reason everybody wants that job! -- Lily Rabe
  • I think cable TV in the United States is amazing right now. It's reinvented television, really. What's going on in the States with some of these cable shows like 'Breaking Bad' and 'Mad Men' is amazing stuff. -- Robert Taylor
  • I guess probably in my time in politics, it continued to be affirmed to me that the African-American community, despite being subscription television's most valuable customers, they are very underserved by cable and satellite television programming options. -- J. C. Watts
  • Fox lies' has become a favorite mantra of the Left, yet there is a reason Fox News blows away the other cable networks in ratings and is more trusted as a news source than any other television network. -- Ronald Kessler
  • It is harder to get adult, character-driven material on television than it used to be, but there are lots of other places that you can go to sell it. If you can do it for basic cable or pay cable, we have those outlets. -- John Wells
  • With the rise of cable, network is clearly floundering because the characters on cable are far more fascinating than they are on network. Network television is trying to figure it out. Network television really relies on story rather than character, and cable relies on character. -- Dylan McDermott
  • Television, cable, the Internet, that's knocked the boundaries down. -- Hugh Hefner
  • I find myself watching cable and television much more than going to the movies. -- Lauren Shuler Donner
  • I don't even have cable anymore, or a television. I just watch on computers. It's clearly the future of where we're heading. -- Famke Janssen
  • I like the fact that a modern television and modern drama on cable has characters that are really intricate and deep and have multiple layers. -- Matthew Lillard
  • Best-selling horror fiction is indeed necessarily conservative because it must entertain a large number of readers. It's like network television. I'm your local cable access station. -- Thomas Ligotti
  • What do we think of sex on television? Frankly, I think it's a pain. For one thing, the cable box gets wedged into your back and gets real uncomfortable.... -- Peter David