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switch channels, on television

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Implicit in the propaganda is a suggestion that the public is awakening to the glories of cable channel-surfing, thus discovering the riches offered by narrowcasting rather than broadcasting.
In Channel-Surfing the Apocalypse Nash explores the possibilities of annihilation by disease, radiation fallout, and terrorist bombing, but it is the modern version of apocalypse, death-by-culture, which frightens her most.
SAN FRANCISCO -- ffwd (pronounced "fast forward"), the company empowering tens of thousands of consumers with a revolutionary personal remote control for channel-surfing video on the web, today announced that it is releasing an application programming interface (API) to aid in delivering ffwd's award-winning adaptive channel intelligence to any web-enabled video device, including living room and mobile hardware, and within the manufacturer's existing user experience.
Today's channel-surfing review of TV items: Meredith affiliates with Katz Nets; Katz signs up for 250 or so movies; Scripps is losing a Scripps from its board; Rentrak gets a cable client; AXS gets a carriage deal with Suddenlink; and Media General is bringing baseball to Indianapolis.
But I was channel-surfing the other night and came across a History Channel feature on the Richard Attenborough film ``A Bridge Too Far,'' based on the Cornelius Ryan book.
Carlson's dance-theater event has its own channel-surfing feel.
SAN FRANCISCO -- ffwd (pronounced "fast forward"), the company empowering thousands of consumers with a revolutionary personal remote control for channel-surfing video on the web, today released an enhancement to its media service designed to reflect a user's lifestream: the ability to post videos found on any website directly to Twitter using a bookmarklet.
Cymbeline's'' multiple plot points all seem to pop simultaneously, as if we were channel-surfing on Elizabethan Cablevision.
In December the startup launched StumbleVideo, a service that offers the closest thing to channel-surfing on the Web.
But these days you can't go channel-surfing for more than a couple of minutes without stumbling over young, self-absorbed, white urbanites yakking to the camera about their miserable love lives.
And users can try SightSpeedTV, now in beta, for personal viewing of TV on a computer equipped with a TV capture-card -- anywhere in the world, complete with real channel-surfing.
For years, fans looked forward to the marriage of racing and technology that would give us round-the-clock TV coverage and interactive wagering, serving the couch-bound horseplayer while enticing the channel-surfing novice.
MTV and ``B&B'' creator Mike Judge have agreed to call it quits for the tales of two channel-surfing, wisecracking teens.
Right down to the building we occupy, the entire HBS business is built around an infrastructure engineered to ensure maximum availability and security for the hotel, the distribution channel, and the channel-surfing customer," said Burke.