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Watching TV : Eight Decades of American Television (Paperback) (Harry Castleman & Walter J. Podrazik)

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Castleman and Podrazik present a sweeping season-by-season story, capturing the essence of television from its inception to the contemporary era of anytime access and online streaming, including every prime time fall schedule since 1944. The authors have dug through the mounds of obscure facts, offbeat anecdotes, and corporate strategies that have made television a multibillion-dollar industry. Watching TV provides a fascinating history of how the personalities, popular shows, and coverage of key events have evolved across eight decades.Full of facts, firsts, insights, and exploits, as well as rare and memorable photographs, Watching TV is the standard history of American television. This third edition includes coverage up through the mid-2010s and looks ahead to the next waves of change.

Number of Pages: 559
Genre: Performing Arts
Sub-Genre: Television / History + Criticism
Series Title: Television and Popular Culture
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Syracuse Univ Pr
Author: Harry Castleman & Walter J. Podrazik
Language: English
Street Date: January 4, 2016
TCIN: 50748894
UPC: 9780815634386
Item Number (DPCI): 248-10-4645
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