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The Evolution of Educational Programs on the Domestic TV Channels in the Period from 1965 to 2015
The research is dedicated to the evolution of educational programs on the Soviet and modern Russian TV. Since 1965 the Soviet TV has begun to elaborate science fiction broadcasts, including special training television releases for children and teenagers. During the given time a lot of programs changed each other, new ones appeared and some of them disappeared completely. The study emphasizes the crisis periods of the educational television development and the unique features of the TV broadcasts in particular. In the research an attempt was made to deduce the definition of educational programs on television, and determine the distinction between the Educational Television and the Popular Science one. Moreover, the evolution of genres and formats of educational programs was traced from 1965 to 2015 year. The main conclusion of the research can be formulated the following way: on the modern Russian TV the quantity of educational programs has reduced significantly in contrast with the Soviet Union period, because of the process of denationalization of the media, and as a result the entertainment content has become profitable.