Museum of Broadcast Communications Encyclopedia of Television / Edition 2

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The Encyclopedia of Television, second edtion is the first major reference work to provide description, history, analysis, and information on more than 1100 subjects related to television in its international context.

For a full list of entries, contributors, and more, visit the Encyclo pedia of Television, 2nd edition website.

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Editorial Reviews

Library Journal
A massive undertaking, this second edition is a milestone in the study of television. Following the format and scope of its 1997 predecessor, the work chronicles the development of television through 1000 essays by more than 250 contributors. Almost half of the entries from the first edition have been revised and 200 new essays have been added. Although the focus is on the development of U.S. television, a healthy number of entries relate to British and Canadian television, and country-specific entries give a nod to international issues. The first volume features an alphabetical listing of subjects, mostly shows or personalities. Bottom Line This accessible, multi-purpose source provides a fairly broad overview of a huge subject and will serve as a solid starting point for research; it may not be as useful to advanced researchers. Appropriate for larger public libraries and academic institutions with programs in media, communications, sociology, and history.-Audrey Snowden, John F. Kennedy Sch., Santiago de Queretaro, Queretaro, Mexico Copyright 2004 Reed Business Information.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781579583941
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 10/1/2004
  • Edition description: 4-Volume Set
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 2800
  • Product dimensions: 9.30 (w) x 11.60 (h) x 6.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Selected Contents Include:
L.A. Law
La Frenais, Ian
La Plante, Lynda
Lamb, Brian
Lambert, Verity
Landon, Michael
Lane, Carla
Language and Television
Lansbury, Angela
Late Night with David Letterman
Laverne and Shirley
Law and Order
Lawrence Welk Show, The
Laybourne, Geraldine
Le Meuseurier, John
Lear, Norman
Leave It to Beaver
Lee, Sophie
Leno, Jay
Leonard, Herbert
Leonard, Sheldon
Leslie Uggams Show, The
Letterman, David
Levin, Gerald
Levinson, Richard
Liberace Show, The
License Fee
Life of Riley, The
Life on Earth
Likely Lads, The
Link, William
Little House on the Prairie
Littlefield, Warren
Loach, Ken
Local Television
Lone Ranger, The
Lonesome Dove
Loretta Young Show, The
Lou Grant
Low Power Television
Lowe, Arthur
Lumet, Sidney
Lumley, Joanna
Lupino, Ida
Lyndhurst, Nicholas
Magic Roundabout, The
Magid, Frank N., Associates
Magnum, P.I.
Malone, John
Man Alive
Man From U.N.C.L.E., The/The Girl From U.N.C.L.E.
Mann, Abby
Mann, Delbert
Mansbridge, Peter
Manulis, Martin
Marchant, Tony
Marcus Welby, M.D.
Married . . . With Children
Marshall, Garry
Martin, Quinn
Marx, Groucho
Mary Tyler Moore Show, The
Mass Communication
Max Headroom
McDonald, Trevor
McGovern, Jimmy
McGrath, John
McKay, Jim
Mckellar, Don
McKern, Leo
McLuhan, Marshall
McQueen, Trina
Media Conglomerates
Media Events
Medical Video
Meet the Press
Mercer, David
Mergers and Acquisitions
Messer, Don
Miami Vice
Middle East, Islamic
Midwest Video Case
Miller, J.P.
Milton Berle Show, The
Miner, Worthington
Minow, Newton
Mirren, Helen
Miss Marple
Mission: Impossible
Monkees, The
Monkhouse, Bob
Monty Python's Flying Circus
Moonves, Leslie
Moore, Garry
Moore, Mary Tyler
Moore, Roger
Morecambe and Wise
Morning Television Programs
Mosel, Tad
Mosher, Bob and Joe Connelly
Motion Picture Association of America
Movie Network, The
Movie Professionals and Television
Movies on Television
Moyers, Bill
Munroe, Carmen
Muppet Show, The
Murder, She Wrote
Murdoch, Rupert K.
Murphy Brown
Murphy, Thomas S.
Murrow, Edward R.
Music Licensing
Music on Television
Must Carry Rules
My Little Margie
My Three Sons
Naked City
Naked Civil Servant, The
Name of the Game, The
Nash, Knowlton
Nat "King" Cole Show, The
Nation, Terry
National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
National Asian Americans Telecommunications Association
National Association of Broadcasters
National Association of Television Programming Executives
National Broadcasting Company
National Cable Television Association
National Education Television Center
National Telecommunication and Information Administration
National, The/The Journal
Nature of Things, The
NBC Mystery Movie, The
NBC Reports
NBC White Paper
Nelson, Ozzie and Harriet
Netherlands, The
New Zealand
Newhart, Bob
Newman, Sydney
News Corporation, Ltd.
News, Local and Regional
News, Network
Nichols, Dandy
Nick at Nite/TV Land
Nielsen, A.C.
Nikita (La Femme Nikita)
Nixon, Agnes
Nordic Television
North of 60
Northern Exposure
Not Only . . . But Also...
Not the Nine O'clock News
O'Connor, Carroll
Odd Couple, The
Ohlmeyer, Don
Old Grey Whistle Test, The
Olympics and Television
One Day at a Time
One Foot in the Grave
Only Fools and Horses
Open University
Original Amateur Hour, The
Ouimet, Alphonse
Our Friends in the North
Our Miss Brooks
Out/Out on Tuesday
Ovitz, Michael
Paar, Jack
Paik, Nam June
Paley, William S.
Palin, Michael
Palmer, Geoffrey
Park, Nick
Parker, Everett C.
Parkinson, Michael
Parliament, Coverage by Television
Partridge Family, The
Pauley, Jane
PAX Television
Pay Cable
Pay Television
Peacock, Ian
Peck, Bob
Pee-wee's Playhouse
Pennies from Heaven
Perry Mason
Person to Person
Pertwee, Jon
Peter Gunn
Peter Pan
Peyton Place
Phil Silvers Show, The
Philbin, Regis
Philco Television Playhouse
Phillips, Irna
Pierce, Frederick S.
Pilot Programs
Pittman, Robert W.
Playhouse 90
Police Programs
Police Story
Political Processes and Television
Politically Incorrect
Pool Coverage
Post, Mike
Potter, Dennis
Powell, Dick
Power without Glory
Practice, The
Presidential Nominating Conventions
Press Conference
Prime Suspect
Prime Time
Prime Time Access Rule
Primetime Live
Princess Diana death coverage and funeral
Prinze, Freddie
Prisoner, The
Producer in Television
Pryor, Richard
Public Access Television
Public Interest, Convenience, and Necessity
Public Service Announcement
Public Service Broadcasting
Public Television
Puerto Rico
Quebecor Media
Queer As Folk
Quentin Durgens, M.P.
Quiz and Game Shows
Quiz Show Scandals
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