The Future of TV Is Beautifully Boring and That’s a Good ThingAdam Clark Estes1/07/16 2:30pm505EditPromoteGo to permalink You could say that, historically, televisions are the star of CES. After all, it was at CES in 1998 that the world saw the first ever high-definition TVs. Plasma TVs debuted at CES in 2001, and OLEDs appeared in 2008. This year, however, everything was pretty damn boring. That’s not a bad thing.