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Television news made meteoric progress in the 1950s. It rose from being a plaything for the rich to a major factor in informing the American public, and an aggressive rival to newspapers, radio, and news magazines. This volume is an insider's account of the…

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"...Gianakos has done for television what Roget did for the Thesaurus and Bartlett did for Familiar Quotations. He has codified the industry, brought order out of chaos, made sense of what for decades was insensible. He is a pioneer, and his works will have a…

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The ten years following the end of the Second World War were critical years in the history of British broadcasting. They witnessed the rise of television and the end of the BBC's monopoly. This fourth volume of Asa Briggs's detailed study is based on a mass of…

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From re-runs of 'TV classics' like The Avengers or Starsky and Hutch , to soundtracks, club nights and film remakes such as Mission Impossible II , the action series is enjoying a popular revival. Yet little attention has been paid to the history, nature and…

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This is an important study of the crucial issue of alternatives in commercial and public support of broadcasting in the U.S. and Europe. The Peacock Committee on Financing the BBC, a committee sponsored by the British government, commissioned Jay Blumler and Tom…

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This volume presents a broad cross-section of views on an issue of central importance to the broadcast industry: Can the broadcast industry serve both the public interest and corporate and stockholder interest? How do the leaders and successful professionals of…

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"...Gianakos has done for television what Roget did for the Thesaurus and Bartlett did for Familiar Quotations. He has codified the industry, brought order out of chaos, made sense of what for decades was insensible. He is a pioneer, and his works will have a…

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The actors volume of The Complete Actors' Television Credits chronicles the individual performances of 1,587 performers from 1948 to 1988, listing their credits for all network, syndicated, and cable entertainment programs (including cartoon, pilot, variety,…

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"...Gianakos has done for television what Roget did for the Thesaurus and Bartlett did for Familiar Quotations. He has codified the industry, brought order out of chaos, made sense of what for decades was insensible. He is a pioneer, and his works will have a…

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Examines cast changes in television programs in nearly four hundred meticulously researched entries filled with new and fascinating television facts and trivia. Each entry features a detailed synopsis of the series, air dates, and listings of the characters and…

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Soap opera story, the only mass-public form of continuing narrative today, is oral culture for our electronic era. Carol Williams' "It's Time for My Story" is an examination of soap opera sources, structure, and response, particularly from the critical…

Television in Europe

by Eli Noam

|October 1, 1994

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Like its companion volume, Telecommunications in Europe, this book deals with the evolution of powerful monopoly institutions in the communications field--the public broadcasters--and the dramatic changes that took place in the late 1980s throughout Europe, and…