From this morning’s New York Times:
While the cameras surround the flamboyant fringes, the rest of the country is on a different mission. Quietly and untelegenically, Americans are trying to repair their economic values.
David Brooks, 18 Oct 2011
Having a physical appearance and exhibiting personal qualities that are deemed highly appealing to television viewers. (cf. photogenic)
[τηλε -, at a distance (here relating to television) + -γενής, producer]