Television is an easy and cheap source of entertainment for your child.
Discovery channel and National Geographic offer educational programs that can increase your children’s knowledge and make them more aware of the world around them.
Television can also be a good way to help people learn a different language.
Television can help the child feel less lonely.
TV can expand your mind. Some shows let you travel vicariously and teach you about different people, cultures, ideas, and places you might never encounter in real life.
Gathering around the television gives families, friends, and strangers something to bond over. Watching the World cup, and Olympics games with your family might bring you closer together; and gives you shared history and memories.