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- St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 6.79
In the history of television, there are very few shows that can truly be called "classics." The Dick Van Dyke Show is one of those few--and for the first time, authors Weissman and Sanders have succeed in capturing the unique flavor of this very appealing, warm comedy that went straight to the heart of the American public. An affectionate and... more...
- Manchester University Press 2013; US$ 20.99
Beyond representation explores whether the last thirty years witnessed signs of 'progress' or 'progressiveness' in the representation of 'marginalised' or subaltern identity categories within television drama in Britain and the US. In doing so, it interrogates some of the key assumptions concerning the relationship between aesthetics and the politics... more...
- HarperCollins Publishers 2015; US$ 6.68
Bestselling biographer Sean Smith takes on the world?s number one reality star, Kim Kardashian West. This is the ultimate insight into the reality behind the woman who has defined fame in our modern culture ? her childhood, her family, her turbulent love life and the multi-millionaire lifestyle. more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 24.95 US$ 21.62
Few trends have had as much impact on television as formats have in recent years. Long confined to the fringes of the TV industry, they have risen to prominence since the late 1990s. Today, they are a global business with hundreds of programmes adapted across the world at any one time, from mundane game shows to blockbuster talent competitions, from... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95
Achieve professional quality hair results with this full-color, comprehensive book from award-winning hair and makeup pros, Gretchen Davis and Yvette Rivas. In The Hair Stylist Handbook: Techniques for Film and Television , you?ll learn how to create that sought-after "complete look" by learning the newest hair techniques that are in demand on film... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 34.95
This book serves as an accessible critical introduction to the broad category of American political television content. Encompassing political news and scripted entertainment, Political TV addresses a range of formats, including interview/news programs, political satire, fake news, drama, and reality TV. From long-running programs like Meet the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 34.95
From HGTV and the Food Network to Keeping Up With the Kardashians , television is preoccupied with the pursuit and exhibition of lifestyle. Lifestyle TV analyzes a burgeoning array of lifestyle formats on network and cable channels, from how-to and advice programs to hybrid reality entertainment built around the cultivation of the self as project,... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 39.99
This book provides profiles of characters who were featured in some of the most popular television shows from the 1950s. Each entry includes personal details that were revealed during each show?s run: names, addresses, maiden names, nicknames, date of births, phone numbers, relatives, and otherfascinating details. . more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95
What is it like to make television comedy? How do writers get their ideas made, and how do commissioners and producers decide what to make? How do members of the comedy industry work with large broadcasters and production companies, and what does it mean to be creative ? and stay creative? Drawing on interviews with many key writers such as Sam... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 52.95
Television for Women brings together emerging and established scholars to reconsider the question of ?television for women?. In the context of the 2000s, when the potential meanings of both terms have expanded and changed so significantly, in what ways might the concept of programming, addressed explicitly to a group identified by gender, still matter?... more...