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- BenBella Books, Inc. 2016; US$ 14.99
With a new introduction from David Gerrold and afterword from Robert Sawyer for Star Trek: The Original Series' 50th anniversary. Trekkies and Trekkers alike will get starry-eyed over this eclectic mix of essays on the groundbreaking original Star Trek , one of the most culturally impactful science fiction series of the last 50 years. Star Trek... more...
- Edinburgh University Press Ltd 2009; Not Available
In Britain since the 1960s television has been the most influential medium of popular culture. Television is also the site where the Western Front of popular culture clashes with the Western Front of history. This book examines the ways in which those involved in the production of historical documentaries for this most influential media have struggled... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 39.99
This book profiles characters who were featured in some of the most popular television shows of the 1960s. 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 other fascinating details. more...
- ECW Press 2016; US$ 8.99
A smart, engaging investigation of the show that brought real teens to TVMy So-Called Life lasted only 19 episodes from 1994 to 1995, but in that time it earned many devoted viewers, including the showrunners who would usher in the teen TV boom of the late 90s and the new millennium. With its focus on 15-year-old Angela Chases search for... more...
- ECW Press 2016; US$ 11.99
The first book to explore their history, legacy, and influenceThis is a book about the Kids in the Hall the legendary Canadian sketch comedy troupe formed in Toronto in 1984 and best known for the innovative, hilarious, zeitgeist-capturing sketch show The Kids in the Hall told by the people who were there, namely the Kids themselves.... more...
- De Vecchi Ediciones 2016; US$ 2.99
La televisión alimenta las discusiones familiares. Por un lado, están los padres, que a menudo consideran que los niños la miran demasiado, incluso cuando ellos también están enganchados a la pequeña pantalla. Por el otro, están los hijos, fascinados por la cantidad de imágenes, remedio fácil contra el aburrimiento. Este libro intenta desembrollar... more...
- Taylor Trade Publishing 2016; US$ 15.99
Be they actors, comedians, singers, dancers, or talk show hosts and personalities, everyone from George Burns and Milton Berle to Jack Benny and Jackie Gleason to Sid Caesar and Caesar Romero ignited their own particular brand of ?man-erisms.? In the process, they each inspired their own particular brand of audience to cheer them on?whatever their... more...
- Manchester University Press 2015; US$ 15.99 US$ 13.75
Entertaining television challenges the idea that the BBC in the 1950s was elitist and 'staid', upholding Reithian values in a paternalistic, even patronising way. By focusing on a number of (often controversial) programme case studies - such as the soap opera, the quiz/ game show, the 'problem' show and programmes dealing with celebrity culture - Su... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 79.99
Centering on media studies, this collection of essays examines both the show The Walking Dead and its source material, the graphic novels by Robert Kirkman. These essays look at the show from a variety of perspectives?from art and theology to gender, violence, and politics?through the prism of media studies. more...