The practice of putting entertainment centers with fireplace for flat screen tvs has become very popular in the United States. If it is not your case, chances are that you know someone who does. About who was the first person to whom this idea occurred to him, and about why he found it attractive to put the television there … it is a mystery that will possibly continue like this, unless you can travel in time.
Please, do not confuse our contempt for televisions over chimneys as an insult to their sensibilities. If they like to have the TV there, well then. More possibilities will now. At the end of the day, the culprit is the person (or persons) who designed the house. They made the focal point of the entertainment centers with fireplace for flat screen tvs, and from there everything was articulated in the direction of the windows.
Surely the socket and antenna were already on the chimney, and what had to be done was done. if you have a more conventional wood burning fireplace – and especially, if you have a gas insert entertainment centers with fireplace for flat screen tvs – probably everything will be more or less good. Of course, it is safe – sure – that this television will die sooner than it should. And you will have to buy another one.