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  1. Fifties Television: THE INDUSTRY AND ITS CRITICS (Illinois Studies Communication)
    Fifties Television: THE INDUSTRY AND ITS CRITICS (Illinois Studies Communication)
    Fifties Television: THE INDUSTRY AND ITS CRITICS (Illinois Studies Communication)
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  2. Fifties Television: THE INDUSTRY AND ITS CRITICS (Illinois Studies Communication)

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Just a few years in the mid-1950s separated the "golden age" of television's live anthology drama from Newton Minow's famous "vast wasteland" pronouncement. Fifties Television shows how the significant programming changes of the period cannot be attributed simply to shifting public tastes or the exhaustion of particular program genres, but underscore fundamental changes in the way prime-time entertainment programs were produced, sponsored, and scheduled. These changes helped shape television as we know it today. William Boddy provides a wide-ranging and rigorous analysis of the fledgling American television industry during the period of its greatest economic growth, programming changes, and critical controversy. He carefully traces the development of the medium from the experimental era of the 1920s and 1930s through the regulatory battles of the 1940s and the network programming wars of the 1950s.

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Country
USA
Author
William Boddy
Binding
Paperback
EAN
9780252062995
ISBN
025206299X
Label
University of Illinois Press
Manufacturer
University of Illinois Press
NumberOfItems
1
NumberOfPages
304
PublicationDate
1992-08-01
Publisher
University of Illinois Press
Studio
University of Illinois Press
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