Television

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By: David Bianculli

An unprecedented behind-the-scenes look at the rise and fall of The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour -- the provocative, politically charged program that shocked the censors, outraged the White House, and forever changed the face of television. Dec...

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By: Dorothy Fadiman, Levelle Tony

Documentary filmmaker Fadiman chronicles her more than 30 years of experience searching out practical approaches to get her productions funded, finished, and seen, balancing inspiration and commitment with financing, shooting, editing, and promotion.

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By: David MacFarland

Fundamental beliefs is what the reader will be exploring here -- a common understanding of what the radio enterprise should be about: entertainment and information. A major thrust of this book is to arrive at a set of fundamental beliefs about the...

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By: Leah Furman

The fabulous foursome from TV's FelicityKeri Russell, stars as FelicityScott Speedman plays BenScott Foley portrays NoelAmy Jo Johnson plays JulieHow do these gifted actors feel about the characters they play? Are they similar to them in any way?...

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By: Andrew Ross

The release of Carry On Sergeant in 1958 saw the beginning of one of the most iconic film series in British cinema history. The ensuing 30 films and many Christmas specials spanned two decades and produced some of the most memorable comedy actors ...

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By: Jeffrey Stepakoff

When Jeffrey Stepakoff was graduating with an MFA in playwriting, he imagined a life in the New York theater, wearing a beret and smoking clove cigarettes. Writing for the "boob tube" didn’t even cross his mind. But he ended up in L.A. in th...

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By: George Ochoa, Diane Corey, Melinda Corey

If you're a movie or television fan - how many of these questions can you answer? What was the last picture show in The Last Picture Show? Where was the stagecoach headed in Stagecoach? What was the name of the dinosaur bone in Bringing Up Baby...

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By: Jennifer Crusie, Leah Wilson

In the fall of 2000, “Gilmore Girls” premiered on the WB and viewers were introduced to the quirky world of Stars Hollow and the Gilmores who had made it their home, mother-daughter best friends Lorelai and Rory Gilmore. With the show ...

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By: Tine Ustad Figenschou

This book analyzes how and why Al Jazeera English (AJE) became the channel of choice to understand the massive protests across the Arab world 2011. Aiming to explain the 'Al Jazeera moment,' it tracks the channel's bumpy road towards international...

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By: Linda Venis

What does it take to go from being a fan to professional television writer? For the first time outside of the UCLA Extension Writers' Programme classrooms, TV writers whose many produced credits include The Simpsons, House M.D., and Pretty Little ...