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Question 1: DuMont began with one basic disadvantage: unlike NBC and ________, it did not have a radio network from which to draw revenue and big names.
Public Broadcasting ServiceCBSAmerican Broadcasting CompanyThe CW Television Network

Question 2: Several companies which distribute DVDs over the Internet have released a small number of episodes of ________ and The Morey Amsterdam Show.
The Jackie Gleason ShowRowan & Martin's Laugh-InSaturday Night LiveThe Carol Burnett Show

Question 3: During the 1940s and 50s, television signals were sent between stations via ________ links which were owned by AT&T.
BNC connectorF connectorTwin-leadCoaxial cable

Question 4: Westinghouse changed WDTV's calls to KDKA-TV after the pioneering radio station of the same name, and switched its primary affiliation to ________ immediately after the sale.
American Broadcasting CompanyThe CW Television NetworkCBSNBC

Question 5: In 1952, Sheen won an ________ for "Most Outstanding Personality".
Sports Emmy Award27th Sports Emmy AwardsEmmy AwardDaytime Emmy Award

Question 6: DuMont's biggest corporate hurdle, however, may have been with the company's own partner, film corporation ________.
Nickelodeon (TV channel)Comedy CentralParamount PicturesWarner Bros.

Question 7: Soon after his experimental Washington station signed on, DuMont began experimental coaxial cable hookups between his laboratories in ________, and his two stations.
Clifton, New JerseyElizabeth, New JerseyPassaic, New JerseyPaterson, New Jersey

Question 8: Although nearly the entire DuMont film archive was destroyed, several surviving DuMont shows have been released on ________.
HD DVDDVDLaserdiscBlu-ray Disc

Question 9: DuMont aspired to grow beyond its three stations, applying for new television station licenses in ________ and Cleveland in 1947.
Akron, OhioHamilton County, OhioColumbus, OhioCincinnati

Question 10: In 1950, AT&T allotted NBC and CBS each over 100 hours of live ________ network service, but gave ABC only 53 hours, and DuMont just 37.
Prime timeFox Broadcasting CompanyUnited StatesItaly
















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