Quality TV

Quality TV

Number of page: 292
Author: Janet McCabe
Publisher: I.B.Tauris
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Category: Performing Arts

Dealing primarily with the post-1996 era shaped by digital technologies and defined by consumer choice and brand marketing, this book brings together leading scholars, established journalists and experienced broadcasters working in the field of contemporary television to debate what we currently mean by quality TV. They go deep into contemporary American television fictions, from The Sopranos and The West Wing, to CSI and Lost — innovative, sometimes controversial, always compelling dramas, which one scholar has described as