Cable Television Prime Time Programming, 1990-2010

Cable Television Prime Time Programming, 1990-2010

by Mitchell E. Shapiro


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Cable Television Prime Time Programming, 1990-2010 by Mitchell E. Shapiro

This reference work is an authoritative chronicle of prime time television programming on 20 major cable networks: A&E, ABC Family, AMC, BET, Bravo, Comedy Central, The Disney Channel, FX, GSN, HBO, Lifetime, MTV, Nickelodeon, Oxygen, Showtime, Spike, TBS, TNT, USA and VH1. These 20 represent the mass-oriented cable networks that have been most involved in airing original programming. From January 1990 through December 2010, a detailed listing for each network includes its prime time scheduling history as well as a brief description of each program and a brief “bio” of each network.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780786470877
Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date: 05/07/2012
Pages: 246
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 10.00(h) x 2.30(d)

About 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.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

A&E Network 3

ABC Family Channel 18

AMC 27

BET 30

Bravo 44

Comedy Central 56

Disney Channel 71

FX 80

GSN 88

HBO 102

Lifetime 110

MTV 119

Nickelodeon 137

Oxygen 158

Showtime 168

Spike 177

TBS 191

TNT 199

USA Network 208

VH1 217

Index 231

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