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In Turkey, if we look at the general view of nationally produced television programs, almost similar type of programs are broadcasted one next to each other. This is also true for educational television programs. Approximately 15 to 20 minutes long programs, a faculty member presents as a repeat of what is written in textbooks… As television program makers we can say that, these are programs as with “talking heads”… For a student or an audience member, we can ask ourselves how these programs will benefit to these audiences. How successful are they to meet the expectations of these audiences? Is the aim of the eucational television programs to fill broadcast time?... Respectedly, with the amount of money spent, labor, time; aren’t they all becoming waste?.. These are the very first questions coming to mind… There were so far no answers from Turkey for these questions according to my research, so the answers are from abroad. People who are answering questionnaires in different countries have similar answers as these educational/cultural television programs do not meet their needs. Most likely, the same answers would come from a similar research in Turkey, too. Because, observations put these answers clearly. As a result, research findings concerning educational television programs provide these answers (Hızal 1983: 61):