Favorite intellectual TV channel

TV Channel

  • Travel Channel

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • History Channel

    Votes: 14 32.6%
  • The Learning Channel

    Votes: 1 2.3%
  • Animal Planet Channel

    Votes: 1 2.3%
  • PBS Channel

    Votes: 8 18.6%
  • National Geographic Channel

    Votes: 7 16.3%
  • Bloomberg TV Channel

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Science Channel

    Votes: 11 25.6%
  • Military Channel

    Votes: 1 2.3%
  • G4Tech Channel

    Votes: 0 0.0%

  • Total voters
    43
  • #1
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Favorite "intellectual" TV channel

What "intellectual" TV channel do you enjoy the most?
 

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  • #2
arildno
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NRK2, I think.
 
  • #3
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Its a tie between National Geographic and Science channel. Sometimes Discovery Times channel shows you some very interesting antropological programs, and sometimes you get to see interesting military stuff on The Military Channel
 
  • #4
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It's pretty close between the History Channel & the Science Channel, since I could only pick one, I went with the Science Channel, some of the programs on The History Channel aren't too interesting.
 
  • #5
robphy
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No, PBS in this poll?

After G4 took over TechTV, I quit watching "G4Tech". (I hear they brought back "Call For Help"... I might watch again when I get back.)
 
  • #6
matthyaouw
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I can't get half of those here in the UK. National geographic for me.
 
  • #7
hypnagogue
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Science channel for me, easily.
 
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It would be the science channel if i could get it, but would have to be national geographic as its the only one of them that i get.
 
  • #9
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I can't afford cable. :frown:

But I'm not a big TV watcher anyway, since I spend my evenings after work either in class or studying. Every once in a while there is something I really want to see and someone will record the program for me. My boss was nice enough to record the National Geographic "Extraterrestrial" program for me.
 
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What is this "TV" thing you people talk about ?
 
  • #11
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Hey, why isn't the Sci-Fi Channel on the list. Star Gate (SGI, Atlantis), Battlestar Galatica, Star trek, etc are very educational programs. :tongue2:

Also, G4Tech should be classified retarded to the 10th power. There is nothing intellectual about the channel.
 
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history chanel mostly. i hate history... so i dunno... i guess i like it when its not in class? i watch that chanel a lot actually, kinda weird now that i think of it.
 
  • #13
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where the hell is comedy central
 
  • #14
matthyaouw
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What is the USA science channel like? We have something calling itself science, but it shows more pseudoscience, conspiracy theories etc than any other channel.
 
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science channel, never heard of it, uhmm does it come with basic cable?
 
  • #16
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the science channel is on digital cable where i live.
 
  • #17
Ivan Seeking
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Gokul43201 said:
What is this "TV" thing you people talk about ?
Only mentors have access. :biggrin:
 
  • #18
Ivan Seeking
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I can't pick just one. It just depends on the programs being aired and the subject matter. I also watch a lot of PBS.
 
  • #19
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Ivan Seeking said:
I can't pick just one. It just depends on the programs being aired and the subject matter. I also watch a lot of PBS.
Me neither... im always flipping through them based on whats on.
 
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I had to go with National Geographic. Animal Planet is what I watch most, I don't seem to learn much from it, but the AWWWWWW factor of Animal Babies makes me all smiley
 
  • #21
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I like the Military Channel the most...with exceptions. Both that and the Discovery Channel have been recently showing some programs that no one obviously checked their facts.
 
  • #22
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If I watch TV, which is extremely rare, I would watch PBS, or perhaps National Geographic, or TLC for a specific program. I have way too many tasks to accomplish, places and people to visit, and books to read. Ah, life is full and overflowing. :biggrin:

The problem I have with most media is the fact that the report are journalists, not scientists, so some of the time the facts or information are misinterpreted or misunderstood. And then some scientists or technical people exaggerate or sometimes oversimplify the science or technology. :rolleyes:
 
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Discovery Channel is my favorite. Myth busters, Extreme Engineering, Disaster Detectives all godo shows. IM really gettin sick of these shows about motorcyles and hot rods seems like they get majority of teh air time. Anyone see that special about the MIT Black Jack Team. They use math and devised a method to beat the casinos!
 
  • #24
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robphy said:
No PBS in this poll?
I agree. PBS offers the broadest spectrum of intelligent, informative programming. From NOVA, Nature, and National Geographic to Mystery, Antique Roadshow, history specials, Lehrer, great dramas, current event documentaries, biographies, live concerts . . . my favorite single channel.
 
  • #25
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Heck yah, mythbusters is awesome. I love modern marvels on history channel too. And yes, I'm sick of these hot rod crap shows too! Ok, they are fast and sweet, but we don't need 10 shows about them.
 

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