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  • Pulling Myself Togetherby Denise Welch

    Pan Macmillan 2010; US$ 7.25

    One of our most popular actresses, Denise Welch got her television break in the BBC's Spender opposite Jimmy Nail and followed it by achieving success in ITVs worldwide hit drama Soldier Soldier . She really became a household name when she took on the role of Rovers Return landlady Natalie Barnes in Coronation Street . Today she stars in the... more...

  • The Revolution Was Televisedby Alan Sepinwall

    Touchstone 2013; US$ 16.99

    A phenomenal account, newly updated, of how twelve innovative television dramas transformed the medium and the culture at large, featuring Sepinwall?s take on the finales of Mad Men and Breaking Bad. In The Revolution Was Televised, celebrated TV critic Alan Sepinwall chronicles the remarkable transformation of the small screen over the past... more...

  • Idolizedby Katherine L. Meizel

    Indiana University Press 2011; US$ 19.95

    The hit television program American Idol provides a stage where the politics of national, regional, ethnic, and religious identity are performed for millions of viewers. Diversity is carefully highlighted and coached into a viable commodity by judges, argues Katherine Meizel, with contestants packaged... more...

  • 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...

  • Brucie - The Biography of Sir Bruce Forsythby Jules Stenson

    John Blake Publishing 2012; US$ 7.28

    Sir Bruce Forsyth, known more affectionately as Brucie, is one of Britain's best-loved stars and a true national treasure. From hosting game shows, such as The Price is Right and You Bet!, to presenting talent competitions and variety shows, he has lit up television screens for decades, attracted record-breaking audiences and captured the heart of... more...

  • Muy buenas nochesby Celeste Gonzalez de Bustamante; Richard Cole

    UNP - Nebraska Paperback 2013; US$ 40.00

    By the end of the twentieth century, Mexican multimedia conglomerate Televisa stood as one of the most powerful media companies in the world. Most scholars have concluded that the company?s success was owed in large part to its executives who walked in lockstep with the government and the Partido Revolucionario Institucional (PRI), which ruled for... more...

  • Writing for Visual Mediaby Anthony Friedmann

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    This updated edition of Writing for Visual Media will enable you to understand the nature of visual writing that lies behind the content of all visual media. This unique kind of writing must communicate to audiences through content producers, since audiences don?t read the script. Most media content provides a solution to a communication problem,... 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...

  • Sensing the City Through Televisionby Peter Billingham

    Intellect Books Ltd 2003; US$ 25.00

    An investigation of the fictional representations of the city in contemporary British and American television drama, assessing their political, sociological and cultural implications. The book draws on the following five key case studies for specific and detailed analysis: ? Queer as Folk ? Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City ? The Cops ? Homicide... more...