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Does anyone know if there's a device that you can attach to your television that prevents it from turning on (or turns it off) after a certain time of night? Mom's television has woken me up 3 nights in a row around midnight because it's so loud. When I'm in bed about to fall asleep I can hear her tv, but it's at a reasonable volume. Then halfway through the night it's like my bedroom's above a nightclub. I'll go downstairs and she's asleep but the tv's blaring. I'd love it if she simply couldn't turn it on in the middle of the night but can't seem to find a device.

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Yes, those lamp timers can be set to go off at a certain time and come on at a certain time. Not sure though if it keeps the item from being turned on in between. For now try the timer on the TV.
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What about simply plugging the TV into a timer?
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As SusanA43 said most tv's have programmes in their menus. A lot have a 'child lock' option too. This might work, as long as you make sure you remember the lock number. :)

Alternative wacky idea from me. If mum wakes up and seems to need to watch something, how about a Lava lamp.

When some of our grand children stayed over (when they were younger) they were indoctrinated, it seems, in always having a TV in their bedrooms. We did not have one in that room. SOOOO, we put a small shelf in one of the corners, as close to the ceiling as we could, put a Lava Lamp - safely on it. BOOm, they had something to watch. luckily it was also relaxing, so double bonus, it helped them sleep.

Good luck
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There are timers that will turn the TV OFF at a certain time, and most newer TVs have them built into their programming - but preventing it from turning ON is another matter. I know of no way to do that other than hiding the remote or unplugging the TV - then I'm pretty sure Mom would be waking you up to find out why she can't turn it on.

Is Mom hard of hearing? Is getting her a hearing aid - or at least some wireless headphones to wear while she watches TV at night a solution? There are wireless devices with headphones that will allow her to watch at night and be able to hear it through the headphones without disturbing you.
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Don't know of such a device, but I've gotten used to sleeping with ear plugs
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