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Television Is the New Television: The Unexpected Triumph of Old Media in the Digital Age
Television Is the New Television: The Unexpected Triumph of Old Media in the Digital Age
by Michael Wolff
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A fresh perspective on the ongoing war for media profits, and why the ultimate winners will surprise people Every day brings new headlines about the decline of traditional media powerhouses like Time Inc. and the triumph of digital native media like... (read more)

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The BBC's Irish Troubles: Television, Conflict and Northern Ireland
The BBC's Irish Troubles: Television, Conflict and Northern Ireland
by Savage Robert
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This book explores how news and information about the conflict in Northern Ireland was disseminated through the most accessible, powerful and popular form of media: television. It focuses on the BBC and considers how its broadcasts complicated 'the... (read more)

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Boxed In: The Culture of TV
Boxed In: The Culture of TV
by Mark Crispin Miller
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Informed, controversial, ranging from a melancholy study of rock and roll's descent into show business to a hilarious look at the spectacle that is the Jerry Lewis Telethon, these twenty essays offer an unusual and (ironically) entertaining study of... (read more)

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Sitcom: A History in 24 Episodes from I Love Lucy to Community
Sitcom: A History in 24 Episodes from I Love Lucy to Community
by Saul Austerlitz
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The form is so elemental, so basic, that we have difficulty imagining a time before it existed: a single set, fixed cameras, canned laughter, zany sidekicks, quirky family antics. Obsessively watched and critically ignored, sitcoms were a distraction, a... (read more)

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Monologue: What Makes America Laugh Before Bed
Monologue: What Makes America Laugh Before Bed
by Jon Macks
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Ever since Johnny Carson first popularized the late night talk show in 1962 with The Tonight Show, the 11 p.m. to 2 a.m. comedy time slot on network television has remained an indelible part of our national culture. Today, we have more than six popular... (read more)

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Television Writing from the Inside Out: Your Channel to Success
Television Writing from the Inside Out: Your Channel to Success
by Larry Brody
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Authored by an award-winning television writer, this guide offers practical suggestions for those with similar career aspirations. A sampling of topics includes telling a story effectively, pitching an idea, meeting the right people, and getting a job... (read more)

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Difficult Men: Behind the Scenes of a Creative Revolution: From the Sopranos and the Wire to Mad Men and Breaking Bad
Difficult Men: Behind the Scenes of a Creative Revolution: From the Sopranos and the Wire to Mad Men and Breaking Bad
by Brett Martin
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A revealing look at the shows that helped TV emerge as the signature art form of the twenty-first century In the late 1990s and early 2000s, the landscape of television began an unprecedented transformation. While the networks continued to chase the... (read more)

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Television in the Age of Radio: Modernity, Imagination, and the Making of a Medium
Television in the Age of Radio: Modernity, Imagination, and the Making of a Medium
by Philip W. Sewell
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Now if I just remembered where I put that original TV play device--the universal remote control . . . Television is a global industry, a medium of representation, an architectural component of space, and a nearly universal frame of reference for viewers.... (read more)

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Deadwood (06 Edition)
Deadwood (06 Edition)
by Milch
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David Milch is an award-winning screenwriter, producer, and director. He spent five seasons with Hill Street Blues as executive story editor and executive producer. In 1992, Milch co-created the history-making police drama NYPD Blue, which earned high... (read more)

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Reality Bites Back: The Troubling Truth about Guilty Pleasure TV
Reality Bites Back: The Troubling Truth about Guilty Pleasure TV
by Jennifer Pozner
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Nearly every night on every major network, “unscripted” (but carefully crafted) “reality” TV shows routinely glorify retrograde stereotypes that most people would assume got left behind 35 years ago. In Reality Bites Back, media... (read more)

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Satire TV: Politics and Comedy in the Post-Network Era
Satire TV: Politics and Comedy in the Post-Network Era
by Jonathan Gray
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Satire TV represents a valuable investigation into the somplex relationships among mediated politics, televisual comedy, media reception, and democratic participation. With academic studies of comedy still representing a somewhat small (but ever-growing)... (read more)

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Friends, Followers and the Future: How Social Media Are Changing Politics, Threatening Big Brands, and Killing Traditional Media
Friends, Followers and the Future: How Social Media Are Changing Politics, Threatening Big Brands, and Killing Traditional Media
by Rory Oconnor
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"Rory O'Connor is one of the smartest media guys around. He knows who's spinning, who's pandering, and who's putting money in his own pocket at the expense of logic, reason, and the public good."—Michael Wolff, Vanity Fair media critic"This is a... (read more)

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Arab Television Industries (09 Edition)
Arab Television Industries (09 Edition)
by Marwan M. Kraidy
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Arab Television Industries captures the fascinating metamorphosis of Arab television from separate state-owned terrestrial channels to a vibrant, pan-Arab, commercial satellite industries, and explores the momentous social and political implications of... (read more)

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Television Aesthetics and Style
Television Aesthetics and Style
by Jason (edt) Jacobs
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Although Film Studies has successfully (re)turned attention to matters of style and interpretation, its sibling discipline has left the territory uncharted - until now. The question of how television operates on a stylistic level has been critically... (read more)

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The Gatekeeper: My Thirty Years as a TV Censor (Television)
The Gatekeeper: My Thirty Years as a TV Censor (Television)
by Alfred R. Schneider
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In the wake of the payola scandal of 1955, Schneider became overseer of ABC televisions's Standards and Practices department. He continued his career by becoming the senior member of the Television Code Review Board in the early 1970s and remained so... (read more)

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The Art and Making of Hannibal: The Television Series
The Art and Making of Hannibal: The Television Series
by Jesse Mclean
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Jesse McLean is the award-winning author of pop culture books on the television shows Mad Men and How I Met Your Mother. His fiction has appeared in The Broken Social Scene Story Project: Short Works Inspired by You Forgot It In People and his humour has... (read more)

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Playing Doctor (10 Edition)
Playing Doctor (10 Edition)
by Joseph Turow
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"Joe Turow's Playing Doctor disquiets and challenges the reader's intellect with cogent analysis of the forces that have shaped television's portrayal of doctors and the medical world. For that alone, it is a fantastic read. But Dr. Turow also pleases... (read more)

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The Television Will Be Revolutionized
The Television Will Be Revolutionized
by Amanda Lotz
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Beginning with two general essays,the book explores Nazi slave labor policies, and Nazi policies in the occupied territories. The remaining chapters examine Nazi treatment of Gypsies, Russian POW's, homosexuals, Catholic activists, Jehovah's Witnesses... (read more)

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A Very Courageous Decision: The Inside Story of Yes Minister
A Very Courageous Decision: The Inside Story of Yes Minister
by Graham Mccann
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The BBC satirical sitcom Yes Minister was not only one of the most successful and fondly remembered television comedies of the 1980s, it was also a slyly radical critique of the politics of its day. At a time when Thatcherite ideas were challenging... (read more)

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Timeless Adventures: How Doctor Who Conquered TV
Timeless Adventures: How Doctor Who Conquered TV
by Brian J. Robb
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An expanded edition of the critical history of Doctor Who covering the series' 45 years, from creation to triumphant reboot Opening with an in-depth account of the creation of the series in the early 1960s, each decade of the show is tackled through... (read more)

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