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This Article is about the Large TV. You may be looking for the TV instead.

The Large TV is an object that prisoners and staff use to lower their comfort and recreational needs. It required power, but not a direct line. Unless placed outside which requires direct. Prisoners and staff can do other things, while watching tv.

Screen size[]

The large TV has a viewing area of 6x7 in the front.

Cell Grading[]

Increases the quality of the following rooms by 1 point:


If the player has events activated when playing a prison, the CEO may call and tell you that you must remove all TVs from the common room


  • The Large TV was removed in Alpha 9.(It appears again in v2 Beta)
  • In beta v2, the effective area of the TV lowers the recreation need for prisoners even if they're not actively watching it.