Books in category Performing Arts – Television

  • Heartland TV

    Heartland TV
    Victoria E. Johnson

    Heartland TV examines the centrality of this myth to television's promotion and development, programming and marketing appeals, and public debates over the medium's and its audience's cultural worth.

  • Stephen King on the Small Screen

    Stephen King on the Small Screen
    Mark Browning

    A follow up to "Stephen King on the Big Screen" (2009), this title looks at the much-neglected subject of the best-selling author's work in television, examining what it is about King's fiction that makes it particularly suitable for the …

  • So Anyway

    So, Anyway…
    John Cleese

    Candid and brilliantly funny, this is the story of how a tall, shy youth from Weston-super-Mare went on to become a self-confessed legend.

  • Sisikat Din Ako

    Sisikat Din Ako
    Noel D. Ferrer

    Readers can easily personalize this book by writing and doodling on the pages as well as by coloring the illustrations that adorn the pages.

  • I Watch Therefore I Am

    I Watch, Therefore I Am
    Gregory Bergman, Peter Archer

    Surveys the principles and systems of prominent philosophers throughout history by using television programs and characters as illustrations of their beliefs.

  • Troy Kennedy Martin

    Troy Kennedy Martin
    Lez Cooke

    This is the first full-length study of the screenwriter Troy Kennedy Martin, whose work for film and television includes Z Cars, The Italian Job, Kelly's Heroes, The Sweeney, Reilly – Ace of Spies, and Edge of Darkness.

  • TV Writing On Demand

    TV Writing On Demand
    Neil Landau

    Regardless of what new platforms and channels will emerge in the coming years, for creators and writers, the future of entertainment has never looked brighter. This book goes beyond an analysis of what makes great programming work.

  • Revisiting Mister Rogers Neighborhood

    Revisiting Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood
    Kathy Merlock Jackson, Steven M. Emmanuel

    Yet despite the show’s lasting impact it has been largely ignored by scholars. This collection of new essays focuses on Rogers’ contributions to children’s lives, to the media and to American culture at large.

  • Most Dramatic Ever

    Most Dramatic Ever
    Suzannah Showler

    Taking on issues of sex, race, contestants-as-villains, the controversial spin-offs, and more, Most Dramatic Ever is both love letter to and deconstruction of the show that brought us real love in the reality TV era.

  • Historical Dictionary of African American Television

    Historical Dictionary of African-American Television
    Kathleen Fearn-Banks

    From Amos 'n' Andy to The Jeffersons to Family Matters to Chappelle's Show, this volume covers it all with entries on all different genres_animation, documentaries, sitcoms, sports, talk shows, and variety shows_and performers such as …

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