Beyond the Box: Television and the Internet / Edition 1

Beyond the Box: Television and the Internet / Edition 1

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by Sharon Marie Ross
     
 

In Beyond the Box: Extending TV Text, Sharon Ross delves into developments in today’s TV industry, making sense of generational shifts, new textual strategies, and technological changes. She offers a fresh and innovative perspective that focuses on the shift in audience experience and how it has blurred the lines of established boundaries.

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In Beyond the Box: Extending TV Text, Sharon Ross delves into developments in today’s TV industry, making sense of generational shifts, new textual strategies, and technological changes. She offers a fresh and innovative perspective that focuses on the shift in audience experience and how it has blurred the lines of established boundaries. Featuring discussions of "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," "Lost" and "American Idol", Beyond the Box gives students and couch potatoes alike a better understanding of what it means to watch television in an era of profound technological change.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405161244
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
09/02/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Online/Offline~What It Means to “Watch (and Make) TV” in the Age of the Internet.

1. Fascinated with Fandom: the Interactively Aware Viewers of Xena and Buffy.

2. Power to the People, or the Industry?: American Idol Voting, “Adult Swim” Bumping, and Viral Video-ing.

3. Managing Millenials: Teen Expectations of Tele-Participation.

4. No Network Is An Island: Lost’s Tele-participation and ABC’s Return to Industry Legitimacy.

5. Conclusion: The Remains Of The Day: The Future Of “TV”

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