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switch channels, on television

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Unlike their male counterparts, women channel surfers don't sit home watching Monday Night Football.
The exclusive OnPolitics Channel Surfer will offer a one-stop destination to track how the major television networks are calling the race for president.
Photo: (1 -- color) You ain't seen nothing yet; TV's changing faster than a channel surfer.
If someone in your family is an avid channel surfer, then you'll want to take a look at television sets that feature the TV Guide Plus+J electronic program guide.
a leader in multimedia specialty hardware for the PC, today announced an agreement to bundle WavePhore's WaveTop software with all ADS Channel Surfer TV add-in cards.
Anyone who lives with a channel surfer or video gamer knows how annoying it can be when you're constantly surrounded by the sounds of changing channels, TV shows and video game sound effects," said Linden Rhoads, president of Virtual i-O.
Contradicting the stereotype of the late night viewer as aimless channel surfer, eight out of ten (81%) late night viewers know what channel and time they're going to watch, the same proportion as primetime viewers (78%).
16, 1997--This week CompUSA begins selling three ADS products: the Channel Surfer TV + FM, the Cadet AM/FM radio, and Superscan 2.
Addressing the needs of the serious channel surfer, the GoldStar StarSight VCR offers the unique feature of a viewing box.
Currently, channel surfers can jump between David Letterman's New York-based monologue and Leno's one-liners in L.
There's no doubt the proliferation of channels means 'event TV' is on the wane, particularly in the area of drama, although there will occasionally be happenings like last weekend's Live8 capable of uniting all channel surfers.
But channel surfers and hobbyists (those who specialize their consumption) complement each other and generate positive externalities: channel surfers help finance variety, and hobbyists enforce quality and originality in the cultural goods they follow.
Mainly it's a power struggle over the remote control, as we're both addicted channel surfers.
Yet there is more to these quick-trigger projections than election-night competition for channel surfers.
If we think of ourselves as channel surfers perhaps we are compensating heavily for sitting in front of the television actually doing nothing.