The television teaches you stereotypes of fun. The television teaches you that entertainment is junk that gets thrown at you by media companies which you learn how to enjoy over time.
Television teaches you to pick from a couple of hundred channels and then just hope that your channel is playing something you are truly interested in. If not, television teaches you to settle for what you get.
Television is junk food for your mind.
Television is about learning to enjoy wandering generality instead aiming for of a meaningful specific.
Go on. Keep the batteries just twenty seconds away from immediate reach and tweak your brain to seek other constructive meaningful forms of entertainment.
Because Television, quiet literally, is one of the biggest metaphors out there today that actually represents "the box" and your job is to think outside it.