He had been spending too much time with the television lately.
Tammy was watching a children's show on television and Lisa was on the couch, trying to concentrate on her writing.
A few minutes later the television was on one of Tammy's shows.
Quinn, still steaming, plopped down and switched on the television to a college football game, turning off the sound.
Betsy was pointing at the television as Martha and Howie came into the room.
The street he was on looked as it had on the television he said, but the houses were absent numbers so it took him a few moments to locate the correct place.
The living room was equipped with a massive flat screen television and worn furniture.
She sat down on her couch, recalling the nights she spent watching television after work.
The lights were on and glowing, the television on quietly.
Logan and Jared were in front of the television, talking about the basketball game.
It was like something out of a television show about castles.
She wondered if she had died, for she seemed able to see the conversation occurring from a dozen feet away, as if she were watching television instead of involved in it.
But he's going to miss the telephone and television -- and that tiny bedroom upstairs isn't exactly the Hotel Hilton.
Dean could hear him rummaging around the television and bureau.
That was one reason why they never had a television when she was growing up.
No television, no light for reading – the only thing she could do was cook.
Their social life was church, they had no television and even when Carmen had attended college, they had requested that she stay at home every night instead of living in a dorm.
She had been protected from outside influence – partly by having no television and partly by the fact that neither of her parents worked away from the home.
"Aren't you the guy from television?" she asked suddenly.
His sensitive ears picked up the sound of the television coming from the living room, but it wasn't this that woke him.
Ingrid was clapping at the television, and his gaze flickered to the screen.
Because television was radio with pictures, the first television shows were simply men in suits standing in front of microphones reading the news.
Because of this, it is free (and we are spared from television public service announcements urging us to take fewer and shorter breaths).
We've all seen stereotypes of "the common man" coming home from work, popping open a beer, sitting mindlessly in front of the television until bedtime—then repeating that sequence the next day and the next and the next for thirty years.