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The Contemporary Television Series

The Contemporary Television Series

Michael Hammond and Lucy Mazdon (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748619009
eISBN:
9780748671168
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619009.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This study of the contemporary prime-time ‘quality’ serial television format gives an account of prominent programmes such as 24, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, ER, The Sopranos and The West Wing, and ... More

The Great War on the Small ScreenRepresenting the First World War in Contemporary Britain

The Great War on the Small Screen: Representing the First World War in Contemporary Britain

Emma Hanna

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748633890
eISBN:
9780748671175
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633890.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

In Britain since the 1960s television has been the most influential medium of popular culture. Television is also the site where the Western Front of popular culture clashes with the Western Front of ... More

Masculinity and Popular Television

Masculinity and Popular Television

Rebecca Feasey

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748627974
eISBN:
9780748651184
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627974.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

The author of this book reads the depiction of masculinity in the soap opera, homosexuality in the situation comedy, fatherhood in prime-time animation, emerging manhood in the supernatural teen ... More

The Quiz Show

The Quiz Show

Su Holmes

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748627523
eISBN:
9780748671212
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627523.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

The quiz show has often been marginalised in studies of popular television. This book seeks to redress this neglect, while revisiting, updating and expanding on existing scholarship. Moving across ... More

The Sitcom

The Sitcom

Brett Mills

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748637515
eISBN:
9780748671229
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637515.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This book examines the popular television genre – the sitcom – via a wide range of frameworks, and places that analysis in historical institutional, and national contexts. The aim of the book is to ... More

Social Issues in Television Fiction

Social Issues in Television Fiction

Lesley Henderson

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625314
eISBN:
9780748651177
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625314.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

Why are some controversial issues covered in TV soaps and dramas and not others? How are decisions really made ‘behind the scenes’? How do programme makers push boundaries without losing viewers? ... More

Television PolicyThe MacTaggart Lectures

Television Policy: The MacTaggart Lectures

Bob Franklin (ed.)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748617173
eISBN:
9780748671113
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748617173.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This book offers an account of the major developments in television programming and policy since 1976 by collecting in a single volume the James MacTaggart Memorial Lectures delivered at the ... More

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