Archive for the ‘Media’ Category

What does KITT stand for?

The acronym KITT stands for Knight Industries Two Thousand or Knight Industries Three Thousand. This acronym is the short name of two fictional characters from the adventure TV series Knight Rider. The first appeared in the original TV series knight rider while the second appeared in the two hour pilot movie in 2008 for a […]

What does ESPN stand for?

ESPN is the acronym for the American cable television network Entertainment and Sports Programming Network. Its main service is the 24 hour delivery of sports based programming. The network was formed by Scott Ramusen with the support of his father Bill Ramusen and friend Jeremy Bircumshaw. Getty Oil Company sponsored the network at the onset […]

What does TMI stand for?

TMI stands for Too Much Information. TMI is a show for children aired on Saturday mornings. It is presented by Sam Nixon and Mark Rhodes otherwise known as Sam and Mark. The show started on September 16 2006 and is presently on its fourth series since September 26th 2009. Air time is usually between 8:30 […]

What does MSNBC stand for?

About MSNBC MSNBC is a cable news channel located in the United States that is available in both the United States and Canada. The name is an amalgamation of “Microsoft” and “NBC”. Two partnerships with the names MSNBC and msnbc.com were established in 1996 by Microsoft and General Electric’s NBC unit, which is presently NBC […]

What does PBS stand for?

PBS is the acronym for the Public Broadcasting Service. It is non – profit public broadcasting service which has 354 member television stations in the United States which has collective ownership. The Corporation for Public Broadcasting, however, funds the PBS. PBS is the most well – known provider of programming to the United States public […]

What does CBS stand for?

CBS is the acronym for Columbia Broadcasting System. Columbia Broadcasting System is the former name of the American television network which now goes by the name CBS Broadcasting INC and it is also known as one of American television’s unique ‘big three.’ NBC and ABC are the other two. CBS started its journey as a […]

What does MARVEL stand for?

The acronym MARVEL means Machine Assisted Realization of the Virtual Electronic Library. This concept was developed by the Library of Congress. It is a global information system that incorporates a wide collection of information that can be accessed at the Library of Congress along with electronic resources that may be accessed through the internet. MARVEL […]

What does IPOD stand for?

IPOD stands for Internet Portable Open Database. The portable open database is basically the software used to power the iPod. The original acronym of the name “iPod” was originally applied by Apple in the development stages of the device, which stood for Internet Portable Open Database. The term’s technical origins were not enough to keep […]

What does CNN stand for?

CNN stands for Cable News Network. This is a major news network founded in 1980 by Ted Turner. Since its debut, CNN has widened its reach to a number of satellite and cable television networks. CNN was the first network to provide 24 hour television news coverage as well as the first news network in […]

What does CW stands for?

About CW The CW Television Network or as it is popularly known The CW is a television network in the United States which was launched at the start of the 2006 to 2007 television season. It is jointly owned by CBS Corporation, the former owners of United Paramount Network (UPN), and Time Warner’s Warner Bros., […]