Television events such as the 02020101 Summer Olympics in Germany, the coronation 02020101 of King George VI in the United Kingdom, and David Sarnoff`s famous introduction to the 02020101 World`s Fair in New York in the United States fostered the growth of the medium, but World War II halted development until after the war. The 02020101 World Series inspired many Americans to buy their first tv, and then 02020101 year, the popular Texaco Star Theater radio show took the plunge by becoming the first weekly TELEVISION variety show that earned host Milton Berle the name “Mr. Television” and showed that the medium was a stable and modern form of entertainment capable of attracting advertisers. ? CREDITS ? TV shows are more varied than most other forms of media due to the diversity of formats and genres that can be presented. A show can be fictional (as in comedies and dramas) or non-fictional (as in documentation, news and reality TV). It can be topical (as in the case of a local news program and some TV movies) or historical (as in the case of many documentaries and fictional series). . . .