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  • An Introduction to Television Studiesby Jonathan Bignell

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 42.95

    In this comprehensive textbook, now updated for its third edition, Jonathan Bignell provides students with a framework for understanding the key concepts and main approaches to Television Studies, including audience research, television history and broadcasting policy, and the analytical study of individual programmes. Features include: a... more...

  • Network Nationsby Michele Hilmes

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95

    In Network Nations , Michele Hilmes reveals and re-conceptualizes the roots of media globalization through a historical look at the productive transnational cultural relationship between British and American broadcasting. Though frequently painted as opposites--the British public service tradition contrasting with the American commercial system--in... more...

  • Gay TV and Straight Americaby Ron Becker

    Rutgers University Press 2006; US$ 25.95

    After decades of silence on the subject of homosexuality, television in the 1990s saw a striking increase in programming that incorporated and, in many cases, centered on gay material. In shows including Friends, Seinfeld, Party of Five, Homicide, Suddenly Susan, The Commish, Ellen, Will & Grace, and others, gay characters were introduced, references... more...

  • Modernization, Nation-Building, and Television Historyby Stewart Anderson; Melissa Chakars

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    This innovative collection investigates the ways in which television programs around the world have highlighted modernization and encouraged nation-building. It is an attempt to catalogue and better understand the contours of this phenomenon, which took place as television developed and expanded in different parts of the world between the 1950s and... more...

  • Acting in Television Commercials for Fun and Profit, 4th Editionby Squire Fridell

    Crown/Archetype 2009; US$ 15.99

    The Ultimate Guide to Commercial Success Acting in television commercials is a highly competitive business, but it can also be very lucrative. Whether you?re looking for your first break or want to take your acting career to the next level, Squire Fridell will give you the insider?s edge. Arguably the king of TV commercials, Fridell distills four decades... more...

  • Battlestar Galactica and Philosophyby Jason T. Eberl

    Wiley 2011; US$ 26.95

    This thought-provoking book examines the philosophical issues arising from the re-imagined Battlestar Galactica television series, revealing how the ragtag fleet's outward journey to Earth is also an inward exploration for the human survivors and their Cylon pursuers. more...

  • Mr. Monk and Philosophyby D. E. Wittkower

    Open Court 2011; US$ 19.99

    Mr. Monk and Philosophy is a carefully and neatly organized collection of eighteen chapters divided into exactly six groups of precisely three chapters each. Drawing on a wide range of philosophersfrom Aristotle and Diogenes, to Siddhartha Gautama and St. Thomas Aquinas, to David Hume and Karl Popperthe authors ask how Adrian Monk solves his cases,... more...

  • Analyzing Mad Menby Scott F. Stoddart

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 40.00

    AMC's episodic drama Mad Men has become a cultural phenomenon, detailing America's preoccupation with commercialism and image in the Camelot of 1960s Kennedy-era America, while self-consciously exploring current preoccupations. The 12 critical essays in this collection offer a broad, interdisciplinary approach to this highly relevant television... more...

  • Television’s Top 100by Wesley Hyatt

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 55.00

    Remember the finales of M*A*S*H, Cheers and Seinfeld? Do you know who shot J.R. on Dallas? This entertaining survey recounts these and other memorable events that generated some of American television's biggest audiences when they were first telecast from 1960 to the present. Here you will find the inside stories about the most popular specials,... more...

  • Writing for Radioby Annie Caulfield

    Crowood 2011; US$ 13.11

    Writing for Radio -- A Practical Guide offers advice and inspiration for anyone thinking of writing or beginning to write for radio. The book focuses mainly on radio drama techniques, with advice from producers and experienced writers, but also covers documentary writing, radio soaps, radio comedy and essential advice on how to begin and maintain a... more...