Mechanix Illustrated 1951 – “Tired Of TV? A certain New York executive was, so he took his 19 in. receiver, remounted the front on a swivel and now he and his friends find the set much more stimulating.” – Link.
This is a pretty good idea, you could mount a flatscreen on a swivel / stand and have a bar shelf on the back. For extra credit mount a camera behind the flatscreen facing the bar side and flip to the s-video input to “see” what you have to drink. Channel D!