Television Quotes

That's what's so great about television. You're able to tell this long story, where you couldn't really do that in a film because you have to tell a story in an hour and a half or two hours. Aaron Paul

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'Heroes', 'Desperate Housewives', 'The Sopranos' - they're all very stylised. 'The Wire' is much more rooted in realism and honesty. In American television, I can't think of anything I'd rather have been in because it has got something to say and that is the kind of thing I want to do. Aidan Gillen

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Sometimes as human beings, we're so contradictory - we may say something or do something and completely contradict ourselves. That's what I'm learning to embrace in television - not knowing what's going to happen. Aja Naomi King

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I'm used to American actors who have a movie career thinking television acting is beneath them. Alan Ball

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I don't go out to parties because I'd look terrible in pictures. My escape is television - it's like meditation to me. Alber Elbaz

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I started on television. I had five years of network television before I ever got up on a stage. The first thing I ever did was in 1967. This guy Bill Keene had a little talk show at noon, and Gary Owens took over for a week. He knew about this dummy bit I used to do, this ventriloquist thing, and I was on 'Keene at Noon.' Albert Brooks

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When I started out, I tried out all my stuff on national television. There were no comedy clubs, but even if there were, I don't think I would have gone to them. I used to do stuff in the bathroom, and then I'd drive down to NBC and do it on 'The Golddiggers' with Dean Martin. Albert Brooks

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Is there something psychologically wrong with David Gregory? No, besides the usual superhuman vanity of a television professional. He is just not a great host of a news talk show! Alex Pareene

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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

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I'm not great on television. That's one reason I don't do it very often. Alex Pareene

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For the cable news guest, nothing happens for a while until suddenly everything happens very quickly. After you receive your television face, you stand around for a while, ignored, until you're sat down at a desk and asked to argue with strangers. Alex Pareene

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Television is going through a transformation where you're basically able to do big, long movies in television. Alexandra Daddario

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'It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia' I did an episode on, and that's one of my favorite television shows ever, and there are these shows that I watch so regularly. Alexandra Daddario

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I'm just kind of taking a break now and enjoying the freedom of making my own choices. When you're on a television show for six years, they run your schedule. Andrew Shue

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While all the other kids were out playing ball and stuff, I used to stay in my room and imagine that there was a camera in the wall. And I used to really believe that I was putting on a television show and that it was going out to somewhere in the world. Andy Kaufman

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I want to do movies, television and theater. Whatever comes along. Ansel Elgort

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Historical truth and the marketing needs of the movie and television industry remain fundamentally incompatible. Antony Beevor

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It makes it harder to write if I watch a lot of television, because television is not like a written story. Avi

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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

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If I am writing a movie and I am stuck, I can call the studio and tell them it's delayed. You can't do that with television - you have air dates to meet. Aaron Sorkin

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Television is a visual medium. You have to create some kind of visual interest. And it's entertainment for your eyes. Aaron Sorkin

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A modern revolutionary group heads for the television station. Abbie Hoffman

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I like radio and live performing stuff. I don't like the television stuff as much. Adam Carolla

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With 'Girls'... I feel like there's an impulse to try to make it look better or neater or more perfect, and when I watch theater, television, movies, it's always the imperfection I'm always more attracted to. Adam Driver

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My dignity and good television - they'll never meet. Adam Savage

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There is no dignity in television. Adam Savage

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Isn't television glamourous? Adam Savage

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You rarely see women being nice to each other on television anymore. Aisha Tyler

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Trying to be a sort of intellectual in the public arena is very irritating to people. They think, 'Why is this bugger on television?' Alain de Botton

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I have been defending Israel's right to exist, and to defend itself against terrorism, for many years-on college campuses, in television appearances and in debate. Alan Dershowitz

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