Television Network Prime-Time Programming, 1948-1988

Television Network Prime-Time Programming, 1948-1988

by Mitchell E. Shapiro
     
 

An exhaustive chronicle of network (including DuMont and Fox) prime-time (7:00-11:00 p.m.) television programming. This work will answer the questions, were the programming moves made for Mission: Impossible? Schedule tables provide at-a-glance reference to all regularly scheduled programs.

The book is divided into the seven nights of the week; month

Overview

An exhaustive chronicle of network (including DuMont and Fox) prime-time (7:00-11:00 p.m.) television programming. This work will answer the questions, were the programming moves made for Mission: Impossible? Schedule tables provide at-a-glance reference to all regularly scheduled programs.

The book is divided into the seven nights of the week; month by month from fall 1948 all network schedules are shown. A detailed (including assigning all the programs to one of 69 genre categorizations) chronological list of all programming moves (including premieres, cancellations, and time slot moves) is followed by a recap of key programming moves for each television season.

Editorial Reviews

Choice
a wealth of detail
Wilson Library Bulletin
easy to follow...useful
Backstage
"well-researched...1,500 programs"
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Shapiro (communications, U. of Miami) provides an exhaustive chronicle. The book is divided into the seven nights of the week; month by month from fall 1948 all network schedules are shown. A detailed chronological list of all programming moves (including premieres, cancellations, and time slot moves) is followed by a recap of key programming moves for each television season. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780899504124
Publisher:
McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date:
07/28/1989
Pages:
763

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Meet the Author

Mitchell E. Shapiro, a professor in the School of Communication at the University of Miami (Florida), is currently the director of honors (and former academic associate dean). The author of six books, he has published numerous scholarly articles in various journals.

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