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Do You Actually Know What These Acronyms Stand For?

You know TV, but do you know this TV?

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  1. What does HBO stand for?

  2. How about MTV?

    MTV
    Music Television
    Music Television Videos
    Music Teen Videos
  3. True or False: VH1 stands for Video Hits One.

  4. And what does PBS stand for?

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  5. Pick which one you think TLC stands for.

    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Although the network just goes by TLC now, it was originally an initialism for The Learning Channel.

  6. What does BET stand for?

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  7. True or False: CNN stands for Cable News Now.

    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It actually stands for Cable News Network.

  8. And what about A&E?

    A&E
    Artists & Enterprisers
    Arts & Entertainment
    Able & Enderson
  9. How about CBS?

    CBS
    Central Broadcasting System
    California Broadcasting Service
    Columbia Broadcasting System
  10. Pick the one that HGTV stands for.

  11. And what does BBC stand for?

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Do You Actually Know What These Acronyms Stand For?

TV Network Novice

Tsk, tsk, TV watcher. Seems like you need to pay more attention during those promos.

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TV Network Expert

Not too shabby, my friend. Looks like you pay semi-attention.

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TV Network Royalty

You know so much about TV that you even know the full names of of TV Networks. You should be proud of yourself.

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