To see something happening on television or in a movie shows how you have not yet integrated or accepted it. What is it that is playing on tv, and how is it portraying an aspect of you? Whatever is playing on the t.v might be new information that you are exploring objectively. The television acts as an 'alternate reality' where the idea is making its way into consciousness. Many people who lose a loved one will dream of seeing them on t.v. as the first steps in dealing with and accepting the loss. See Advertisement.