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Overview

"Whether it's a favorite television show, an artist at the top of the music charts, a best-selling book, or a hometown sports team, we love entertainment. It's big business and in this accessible introduction, Andi Stein and Beth Bingham Evans give readers a glimpse inside the industry, to better understand how each segment operates and the challenges and trends it faces. Each chapter addresses a different segment of the entertainment industry including:

• FilmTelevision
• RadioTheatre
• MusicTravel/Tourism
• Sports

The book is designed as an introductory text for entertainment courses and as an overview of the industry for those looking to pursue careers in the field of entertainment. A list of resources is provided at the end of each chapter.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781433103407
  • Publisher: Lang, Peter Publishing, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 2/28/2009
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 328
  • Sales rank: 971,006
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures

1 Introduction 1

Electronic Media as Entertainment

2 Film 15

3 Television 37

4 Radio 57

Arts and Leisure Entertainment

5 Theater 75

6 Music 95

7 Museums 113

8 Theme Parks 131

Recreation as Entertainment

9 Sports 153

10 Travel and Tourism 175

11 Shopping 195

Interactive Entertainment

12 Gambling and Casino Gaming 211

13 Video Games 233

Communication as Entertainment

14 Publishing 257

15 Event Planning 279

List of Contributors 295

Index 297

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