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 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 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 NPR stand for?

NPR stands for National Public Radio which is a US based non-profit business media group that was established in February of 1970, after the passing of the Public Broadcasting Act. It was the successor of the National Educational Network and currently the organization’s main operation is located in 635 Massachusetts Avenue in Washington D.C. The […]

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., […]

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 TLC stand for?

TLC is the acronym for The Learning Channel. This is an American cable TV network which broadcasts various reality based and informational programming. Discovery Communications the company that manages the Discovery channel, the Science channel and Animal planet, also owns TLC since 1991. TLC is one of the few cable networks which has legal operations […]

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 […]