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    #1

    in and on

    Hi there,
    I 've helped a lot of people to find a job in television through my agency.

    How about 'on' television? Which is difference in meaning between 'on television' and 'in television' in above context?

    pete

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    #2

    Re: in and on

    On television- appearing/what people at home see
    In television- career, work

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    #3

    Re: in and on

    We see a show 'on television'
    but..... He works 'in' (the) television (industry)

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