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The television history book, edited by Michele Hilmes ; associate editor, Jason Jacobs

Label
The television history book
Title
The television history book
Statement of responsibility
edited by Michele Hilmes ; associate editor, Jason Jacobs
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
UKM
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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1953-
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Hilmes, Michele
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  • Television broadcasting
  • Television broadcasting
  • Television
  • Television
Label
The television history book, edited by Michele Hilmes ; associate editor, Jason Jacobs
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [141]-153) and index
Contents
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgements
  • Notes on Contributors
  • Introduction: TV Nations/
  • Michele Hilmes
  • p. 1
  • Technologies
  • Introduction/
  • Michele Hilmes
  • p. 4
  • Television's Prehistory: Radio (The Origins of the Soap Opera)/
  • David Hendy
  • p. 4
  • Development of Television (High Definition Television 1969-90)/
  • Brian Winston
  • p. 9
  • Cable, Satellite and the Challenge of Digital Media (Digital Distribution, Intellectual Property and the End of TV as We Know It?)/
  • Michele Hilmes
  • p. 13
  • Internet: From Cold War to Commercialisation/
  • Clare Bratten
  • p. 19
  • Institutions: From Origins to Stability
  • Introduction/
  • Michele Hilmes
  • p. 22
  • Origins of Public Service Broadcasting (British Television before the War)/
  • Glen Creeber
  • p. 22
  • Origins of Commercial Broadcasting in the US/
  • Michele Hilmes
  • p. 26
  • Post-War Television in Britain: BBC and ITV (Grace Wyndham Goldie - Jason Jacobs)/
  • Tim O'Sullivan
  • p. 30
  • Establishment of the US Television Networks (The 'Other' Networks)/
  • Matthew Murray
  • p. 35
  • Competition and Change in British Television (Television in Wales 1960-80)/
  • Jamie Medhurst
  • p. 40
  • 'Classic Network System' in the US (Genre Cycles: Innovation, Imitation, Saturation/
  • Jason Mittell
  • p. 44
  • Institutions: Conflict and Change
  • Introduction/
  • Michele Hilmes
  • p. 50
  • Channel Four and the Redefining of Public Service Broadcasting (Jeremy Isaacs - First Chief Executive of Channel Four (1981-7)/
  • Sylvia Harvey
  • p. 50
  • Public Television and Public Access in the US (Paper Tiger Television)/
  • Daniel Marcus
  • p. 55
  • Satellite, Cable and New Channels in the UK (Rupert Murdoch)/
  • Tom O'Malley
  • p. 59
  • US Television in the Multichannel Age (Protectionism, Deregulation and The Telecommunications Act of 1996)/
  • Michele Hilmes
  • p. 62
  • Programming: 1950s-80s
  • Introduction/
  • Michele Hilmes
  • p. 68
  • Early Television in Great Britain (The Coronation)/
  • Jason Jacobs
  • p. 69
  • Experimental and Live Television in the US (Studio One, 'The Hospital')/
  • Jason Jacobs
  • p. 72
  • ITV: 1955-89: Populism and Experimentation (Mystery and Imagination)/
  • Helen Wheatley
  • p. 76
  • 'Youth Revolution' and American Television (The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour [CBS, 1967-9])/
  • Aniko Bodroghkozy
  • p. 81
  • BBC Adapts to Competition (Zircon)/
  • Tom O'Malley
  • p. 86
  • US Networks in the 1970s and 80s (Charlie's Angels)/
  • Elana Levine
  • p. 89
  • Programming: New Venues, New Forms
  • Introduction/
  • Michele Hilmes
  • p. 95
  • Channel Four: Innovation in Form and Content?/
  • John Ellis
  • p. 95
  • Quality Drama in the US: The New 'Golden Age'? (China Beach)/
  • Jane Feuer
  • p. 98
  • 1990s: Quality or Dumbing Down? (Makeover Shows)/
  • Rachel Moseley
  • p. 103
  • New US Networks in the 1990s (Married..with Children)/
  • Alisa Perren
  • p. 107
  • Satellite and Cable Programmes in the UK (All Aussie Weekender: Sky One Down Under)/
  • Ros Jennings
  • p. 112
  • US Television Abroad: Exporting Culture (Baywatch)/
  • Lisa Parks
  • p. 115
  • Global Television Format Trade (Big Brother)/
  • Albert Moran
  • p. 118
  • Audiences
  • Introduction/
  • Michele Hilmes
  • p. 122
  • From Network to Neo-Network Audiences/
  • Michael Curtin
  • p. 122
  • From Mass to Meanings (Citizens and Consumers)/
  • Justin Lewis
  • p. 126
  • Ratings System and Its Effects (The A. C. Nielsen Company)/
  • Eileen R. Meehan
  • p. 129
  • Television Violence Debates (The V-Chip)/
  • Willard D. Rowland, Jr.
  • p. 132
  • Audiences and the Internet (Xena and Buffy Fans)/
  • Allison McCracken
  • p. 137
  • Bibliography.
  • p. 141
  • Index.
  • p. 155
Control code
l82004353170
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xii, 163 p.
Isbn
9780851709888
Lccn
2004353170
Other physical details
ill.
Label
The television history book, edited by Michele Hilmes ; associate editor, Jason Jacobs
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [141]-153) and index
Contents
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgements
  • Notes on Contributors
  • Introduction: TV Nations/
  • Michele Hilmes
  • p. 1
  • Technologies
  • Introduction/
  • Michele Hilmes
  • p. 4
  • Television's Prehistory: Radio (The Origins of the Soap Opera)/
  • David Hendy
  • p. 4
  • Development of Television (High Definition Television 1969-90)/
  • Brian Winston
  • p. 9
  • Cable, Satellite and the Challenge of Digital Media (Digital Distribution, Intellectual Property and the End of TV as We Know It?)/
  • Michele Hilmes
  • p. 13
  • Internet: From Cold War to Commercialisation/
  • Clare Bratten
  • p. 19
  • Institutions: From Origins to Stability
  • Introduction/
  • Michele Hilmes
  • p. 22
  • Origins of Public Service Broadcasting (British Television before the War)/
  • Glen Creeber
  • p. 22
  • Origins of Commercial Broadcasting in the US/
  • Michele Hilmes
  • p. 26
  • Post-War Television in Britain: BBC and ITV (Grace Wyndham Goldie - Jason Jacobs)/
  • Tim O'Sullivan
  • p. 30
  • Establishment of the US Television Networks (The 'Other' Networks)/
  • Matthew Murray
  • p. 35
  • Competition and Change in British Television (Television in Wales 1960-80)/
  • Jamie Medhurst
  • p. 40
  • 'Classic Network System' in the US (Genre Cycles: Innovation, Imitation, Saturation/
  • Jason Mittell
  • p. 44
  • Institutions: Conflict and Change
  • Introduction/
  • Michele Hilmes
  • p. 50
  • Channel Four and the Redefining of Public Service Broadcasting (Jeremy Isaacs - First Chief Executive of Channel Four (1981-7)/
  • Sylvia Harvey
  • p. 50
  • Public Television and Public Access in the US (Paper Tiger Television)/
  • Daniel Marcus
  • p. 55
  • Satellite, Cable and New Channels in the UK (Rupert Murdoch)/
  • Tom O'Malley
  • p. 59
  • US Television in the Multichannel Age (Protectionism, Deregulation and The Telecommunications Act of 1996)/
  • Michele Hilmes
  • p. 62
  • Programming: 1950s-80s
  • Introduction/
  • Michele Hilmes
  • p. 68
  • Early Television in Great Britain (The Coronation)/
  • Jason Jacobs
  • p. 69
  • Experimental and Live Television in the US (Studio One, 'The Hospital')/
  • Jason Jacobs
  • p. 72
  • ITV: 1955-89: Populism and Experimentation (Mystery and Imagination)/
  • Helen Wheatley
  • p. 76
  • 'Youth Revolution' and American Television (The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour [CBS, 1967-9])/
  • Aniko Bodroghkozy
  • p. 81
  • BBC Adapts to Competition (Zircon)/
  • Tom O'Malley
  • p. 86
  • US Networks in the 1970s and 80s (Charlie's Angels)/
  • Elana Levine
  • p. 89
  • Programming: New Venues, New Forms
  • Introduction/
  • Michele Hilmes
  • p. 95
  • Channel Four: Innovation in Form and Content?/
  • John Ellis
  • p. 95
  • Quality Drama in the US: The New 'Golden Age'? (China Beach)/
  • Jane Feuer
  • p. 98
  • 1990s: Quality or Dumbing Down? (Makeover Shows)/
  • Rachel Moseley
  • p. 103
  • New US Networks in the 1990s (Married..with Children)/
  • Alisa Perren
  • p. 107
  • Satellite and Cable Programmes in the UK (All Aussie Weekender: Sky One Down Under)/
  • Ros Jennings
  • p. 112
  • US Television Abroad: Exporting Culture (Baywatch)/
  • Lisa Parks
  • p. 115
  • Global Television Format Trade (Big Brother)/
  • Albert Moran
  • p. 118
  • Audiences
  • Introduction/
  • Michele Hilmes
  • p. 122
  • From Network to Neo-Network Audiences/
  • Michael Curtin
  • p. 122
  • From Mass to Meanings (Citizens and Consumers)/
  • Justin Lewis
  • p. 126
  • Ratings System and Its Effects (The A. C. Nielsen Company)/
  • Eileen R. Meehan
  • p. 129
  • Television Violence Debates (The V-Chip)/
  • Willard D. Rowland, Jr.
  • p. 132
  • Audiences and the Internet (Xena and Buffy Fans)/
  • Allison McCracken
  • p. 137
  • Bibliography.
  • p. 141
  • Index.
  • p. 155
Control code
l82004353170
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xii, 163 p.
Isbn
9780851709888
Lccn
2004353170
Other physical details
ill.

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