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Binge-Watching and Contemporary Television Studies

Mareike Jenner


Binge-watching and its broader implications of self-scheduling, has become a central aspect of the way we understand and define contemporary television. Its centrality to contemporary television cultures means that it can, and should, be understood from a range of positions. This edited collection explores binge-watching and its role in contemporary television from the perspectives of fan studies, audience research, transnational television studies, and narratology. This breadth of scope makes it possible to explore a broad variety of meanings and functions of the term and concept in contempor ... More

Keywords: Binge-watching, Television, Fan Studies, Audience Research, Transnational Television

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9781474461986
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: May 2022 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474461986.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Mareike Jenner, editor
Anglia Ruskin University

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Chapter 1 Introduction

Mareike Jenner

Part I Bingeing Fans

Chapter 4 Binge-Watching and Fandom: Conclusion

Rhiannon Bury and E. Charlotte Stevens

Part II Binge-Watching Audiences

Chapter 9 Binge-Watching Audience Typologies: Conclusion

Lisa Perks, Emil Steiner, Ri Pierce-Grove and Lothar Mikos

Part III Transnational Bingeing

Chapter 13 Transnational Bingeing: Conclusion

B. G.-Stolz, Robert Watts and Mareike Jenner

Part IV Binge-Watching Narratives

Chapter 14 Digressions and Recaps: The Bingeable Narrative

Lynn Kozak and Martin Zeller-Jacques

Chapter 18 Bingeing Narratives: Conclusion

Lynn Kozak and Martin Zeller-Jacques, Tom Hemingway, Orcun Can, Júlia Havas and Tanya Horeck

End Matter