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Television studios bet the farm on reality shows,
by Alfre Woodard

Television studios bet the farm on reality shows,
where they didn't need any actors and movie studios
had no plans for any quality movies that required the presence of me.
- Alfre Woodard

I have always done what I wanted to do.
- Alfre Woodard

I rather go to see a good play than be in one.
- Alfre Woodard

After 9/11 and the impending actors' strike of a few years ago,
roles dried up for everyone.
- Alfre Woodard

 

Even when I was saying I was Agnostic and trying to figure out my thoughts,
I felt God was allowing me to do that.
- Alfre Woodard

I just had a full body cleanse.
And am eating right and exercising a lot.
- Alfre Woodard

Everyone has the impulse to be elite.
- Alfre Woodard

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Does my character hate Bree? Well, let's just put it this way.
Bree hasn't seen the last of me.
I gave that drunk gal a ride home a few episodes ago and she turned on me!
- Alfre Woodard

You very seldom see a picture where you watch the process of falling in love.
- Alfre Woodard

I am not getting any younger and am taking a new approach to life.
- Alfre Woodard

I think people need to understand that with plays and with cinema,
when you hear about it, call and get a ticket then or go and see it then.
It's especially with the play, which I can do because it's a limited run.
- Alfre Woodard

And I communed with many different faiths and even
when I wanted to be rebellious I never did not believe in Him.
I never believed the people who said God was destructive or punishing.
- Alfre Woodard

I can't say too much about it because I don't know a lot.
We're not told what's in store for our characters until
we turn up to shoot the episode.
But it's fair to say that Betty and her son bring a
brand new mystery to the street and they will be around all season.
- Alfre Woodard

When you feel a connection, a gut connection,
a heart connection, it's a very special thing.
What's familiar to everyone is watching people falling in love;
it doesn't happen on screen that often.
People fall in lust, then they're suddenly together.
- Alfre Woodard

As an adult (after college) and as an artist I thought about what was real,
what sustained me - it was Christian Science.
I was using that when I didn't know it.
Saying yes to the Light and your better instinct.
- Alfre Woodard

To deny the facts would be illogical.
- the character Spock in the television series Star Trek

Humans do have an amazing capacity
for believing what they choose,
and excluding that which is painful.
- Spock (character in Star Trek television series)

Where there is no emotion,
there is no motive for violence.
- the character Spock in the Star Trek television series

Television is democracy at its ugliest.
- Paddy Chayefsky

Life doesn't imitate art, it imitates bad television.
- Woody Allen

If everyone demanded peace
instead of another television set,
then there'd be peace.
- John Lennon

I think people have a vague sense that the television system is changing.
- Michael K. Powell

Television has a real problem. They have no page two.
- Art Buchwald

Television is a medium because anything well done is rare.
- Fred Allen

The car trip can draw the family together,
as it was in the days before television when parents
and children actually talked to each other.
- Andrew H. Malcolm

Many of our own people here in this country do not ask about computers,
telephones and television sets.
They ask - when will we get a road to our village.
- Thabo Mbeki

Why should people go out and pay money to see bad films
when they can stay at home and see bad television for nothing?
- Samuel Goldwyn

Television has brought back murder into the home -
where it belongs.
- Alfred Hitchcock

Television is chewing gum for the eyes.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

Is it bigger than breadbox?
- the early television show Twenty Questions

Explicit material is available in a variety of forums -
from popular music to television to the Internet.
- Tipper Gore

I don't think any industry was ever as closely scrutinized
and written about and constantly in the public eye as television.
- Roone Arledge

Watching television in those days was not the same
experience as it is today.
After years of listening to radio, we found the black-and-white images mesmerizing.
- Annette Funicello

Right now, more people enjoy movies,
music,
television and movies than they do video games.
- J Allard

I think the roles in television are better for women right now.
At this point, I don't want to continue doing the same
things I've been doing in film because it's very limited.
- Sandra Oh

There's something about prime time television and the
way the song is going to come off on the air.
I'm very concerned, very self-conscious about that.
- Jon Secada

Television is not the exclusive target of promoters.
Is Superman really worthy of a Newsweek cover?
- Phil Donahue

The making of television has changed quite a bit.
Now you have to do them n cheaper budgets.
- Bruce Boxleitner

Sometimes cameras and television are good to people
and sometimes they aren't.
I don't know if its the way you say it,
or how you look.
- Dan Quayle

Television is so dictated by time constraints that
you have to make quick decisions and go with them.
- Ted Shackelford

Fox News is hated because they're elitists,
and the worst winners television's ever seen.
- Keith Olbermann

Television is like the invention of indoor plumbing.
It didn't change people's habits.
It just kept them inside the house.
- Alfred Hitchcock

On average, Australians watch more than three hours of television a day,
compared with 12 minutes a day spent by the average
couple talking to each other.
- Hugh Mackay

I have a new television show in the works,
and that is all I can say right now.
- Angie Stone

I did honest television.
Real, live, honest television.
That's what I did best.
- Greg Garrison

The Wilmington, Delaware, television station that bills
itself as The Family Minded Station is Channel 69.
- Jonathan Carroll

I've always just gone with the best role,
and I don't care if it's in theater,
film or television.
- Kristen Johnston

I did 125 films, and over 100 television shows,
and you've never seen the same character twice.
- Brion James

Watching television is like taking black spray paint to your third eye.
- Bill Hicks

I like to stay home and watch television.
The Game Show channel, mostly.
- Harry Dean Stanton

Pete Rozelle used television to get the game to the
American public by creating the Super Bowl and making
it the biggest sporting event in the world.
- Will McDonough

Television is a device that permits people who haven't
anything to do to watch people who can't do anything.
- Fred Allen

Conservatives sense a link between television and drugs,
but they do not grasp the nature of this connection.
- Christopher Lasch

If it weren't for Philo T. Farnsworth, inventor of
television, we'd still be eating frozen radio dinners.
- Johnny Carson

Sweden was very nice.
I did a lot of television.
I wrote, directed and was in a lot of television there.
- Lee Hazlewood

In television, women can really run anything.
It can be a comedy, it can be a drama,
it can be genre, it can be anything.
But in films, women are still getting to the top.
- Sarah Michelle Gellar

I can think of nothing more boring for the American people
than to have to sit in their living rooms for a whole half hour
looking at my face on their television screens.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

TV critics, who traditionally hate television and make
their living writing about it,
often didn't like what I did on the air.
- Charles Kuralt

Time is money, as they say, and it was never more apropos
than on a television show,
where a minute is worth about $200!
- Dirk Benedict

Even though the vast majority of my work was outside television,
the amount of creation and inventing that went into
the TV shows was non stop and,
unknown to me, a great strain.
- Paul Daniels

Television has done much for psychiatry by spreading information about it,
as well as contributing to the need for it.
- Alfred Hitchcock

I really hate sitcoms on television with canned laughter and stuff.
What really makes me laugh is the real-life stuff.
I've got a dry sense of humor.
- Katie Price

Party of Five won a Golden Globe, it was a well-written television series.
- Neve Campbell

I don't watch television.
I'm not a TV guy.
- Gary Lockwood

And I believe that good journalism, good television,
can make our world a better place.
- Christiane Amanpour

There's so much comedy on television.
Does that cause comedy in the streets?
- Dick Cavett

Television is the most perfect democracy.
You sit there with your remote control and vote.
- Aaron Brown

Movies are movies, television is television.
- Dirk Benedict

The heightened public clamor resulting from radio and
television coverage will inevitably result in prejudice.
Trial by television is, therefore, foreign to our system.
- Tom C. Clark

I remember growing up with television,
from the time it was just a test pattern,
with maybe a little bit of programming once in a while.
- Francis Ford Coppola

The sky above the port was the color of television,
tuned to a dead station.
- William Gibson


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