American Television on British Screens: A Story of Cultural Interaction

American Television on British Screens: A Story of Cultural Interaction

by P. Rixon

Hardcover(2006)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781403941206
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 05/02/2006
Edition description: 2006
Pages: 211
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.02(d)

About the Author

PAUL RIXON is a Senior Lecturer in Media and Cultural Studies at Roehampton University.

Table of Contents

List of Tables Acknowledgements Introduction Theories of Cultural Assimilation Re-evaluating British Television History: From I Love Lucy to Desperate Housewives The Economic Rationale: Push and Pull Factors Broadcasters as Active Mediators The Black Art: Scheduling American Programmes The Discourse of Television Critics 'The Next Generation'? Conclusion Bibliography Index

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