One of the most common facets of entertainment that we enjoy even up to know is the Television or TV shows. Regardless if the internet has been ‘consuming’ most people, for instance the emergence of social media culture and things like that, TV has remained very influential in terms of news, entertainment and things like that.


Some of the parents are concerned with their kids’ excessive intake of TV shows, that’s why a lot of them are necessarily regretting the emergence of TV and its shows. However, there are actually a lot of benefits one could get from watching TV shows. Some of the most important being awareness of global news stories, finding new places to travel around the world, discovering new technologies etc… Here are some more benefits you might experience: 1. TV can challenge your intelligence

A lot of shows that are showcased on TVs are complex enough to challenge one’s intelligence. Shows such as How to Get Away with Murder, Game of Thrones and many more require a large amount of thinking to be able to comprehend the events that transpired in these shows.

2. TV can expose you to other people and their places

Regardless if travelling is one of the most effective way to create an experience of other people’s lives and places, not all individuals could entirely afford it. This is why when people wants to know about culture and practices of other individuals, one facet he or she could explore to is TV shows.

3. TV can be a water cooler effect

One of the most talked about issues inside an office or inside a particular organization (regardless what this is) is TV shows. This is particularly true especially when the show you and your colleagues mutually watch are series and things like that.

4. TV shows provide practical solutions on problems.

There are shows present in the present TV culture that necessarily provides solutions to problems. TV networks such as HGTV and Food Network often provides free recipe, how-to’s and many more to be able to extend help to people who are in need.

5. TV shows could be informative

A lot of shows on TVs are actually inherently informative. Shows being portrayed on National Geographic of Discovery Channel is at best helpful especially in the aspect of education. Without these networks, we wouldn’t know that 3D printing exists, that there are thousands of languages used in the world and hundreds of them are dying. Things like these are best captured in specialized TV shows.

6. TV shows can provide families something to talk about

This is true especially when as a family, you watch particular TV shows together. Issues, problems and probable solutions are going to be talked about by the family as a family when they watch these shows. Thus, mothers and fathers could easily slip in the lives of their kids especially when they watch the same TV shows. Meaning, family bonding could easily be lobbied through these TV shows.

The ones listed on this article are only some of the benefits that could be gained from watching TV. However, just like any other things, excessive intake of TV shows and series could yield negative results. That’s why, TV shows should be taken moderately and almost always with supervision from parents or guardians, in the case of kids.