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- Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 29.95
AMERICA?S #1 BESTSELLING TELEVISION BOOK WITH MORE THAN HALF A MILLION COPIES IN PRINT? NOW REVISED AND UPDATED! PROGRAMS FROM ALL SEVEN COMMERCIAL BROADCAST NETWORKS, MORE THAN ONE HUNDRED CABLE NETWORKS, PLUS ALL MAJOR SYNDICATED SHOWS! This is the must-have book for TV viewers in the new millennium?the entire history of primetime programs in one... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 19.95
Do you have a concept for a reality TV show, but aren't sure about the next steps? Loaded with practical, step-by-step advice on the art and business of reality TV producing, and featuring insights from Mark Burnett, Dick Clark, and other top producers, Reality Check takes you from idea to...reality! At age 13, Michael Essany launched a lowly cable... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 22.99
Radio Four has been described as 'the greatest broadcasting channel in the world', 'the heartbeat of the BBC', and a cultural icon of Britishness. In this first major behind-the-scenes account of the station's history, David Hendy draws on the BBC's vast archives and interviews with key personnel to tell the compelling inside... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 1999; US$ 34.99
Offering an examination of the explosion of black television programming in the 1980s and 1990s, this book provides, an interpretation of black TV based in both journalism and critical theory. It incorporates interviews with executives, producers, and stars such as Sinbad and Quincy Jones. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 38.95
Daytime soap operas. Evening news. Late-night talk shows. Television has long been defined by its daily schedule, and the viewing habits that develop around it. Technologies like DVRs, iPods, and online video have freed audiences from rigid time constraints?we no longer have to wait for a program to be "on" to watch it?but scheduling still plays a... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 41.95
"Behind-the-scenes" stories of ranting directors, stingy producers, temperamental actors, and the like have fascinated us since the beginnings of film and television. Today, magazines, websites, television programs, and DVDs are devoted to telling tales of trade lore?from on-set antics to labor disputes. The production of media has become as storied... more...
- Penguin Group US 2009; US$ 15.95
New edition of the popular screenwriting guide! Writing Television Sitcoms is the ultimate all-in-one guide to writing a funny script, pitching a new show, and launching a successful career. AS digital technology reshapes the television industry, this new and expanded edition explains how today's writers can get ahead of the curve. Features include:... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 33.99
The dictionary section, made up of more than 500 cross-referenced entries, provides brief vignettes of the more popular and also less well-known 'soaps,' among them Back Stage Wife, Our Gal Sunday, Pepper Young's Family and The Guiding Light. Other entries evoke those who brought these programs to life: the actors, announcers, scriptwriters, networks,... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 33.99
From Amos 'n' Andy to The Jeffersons to Family Matters, this work covers it all. There are entries on all different genres and performers. Additionally, information can be found on general issues, ranging from African American audiences and stereotypes through the related networks and organizations. This book has hundreds of entries, from A to Z, in... more...