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TV Brand-Casting, Svod, and Ott at Comcast and Disney

Jennifer Gillan

in The Franchise Era: Managing Media in the Digital Economy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474419222
eISBN:
9781474464802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474419222.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Jennifer Gillan’s chapter looks at how television sitcoms have become another promotional arm by which parent companies prop up their franchises. She considers how sitcoms can play a part in what she ... More


The Public Forum Requirement: Public Spaces, Private Forums, and Parks Recreation

John D. Inazu

in Confident Pluralism: Surviving and Thriving through Deep Difference

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226365459
eISBN:
9780226365596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226365596.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Chapter 3 introduces the related concept of the public forum through the popular television show Parks & Recreation. Real-life public forums, like the forums depicted in Parks & Rec, are ... More


Playing Progressively?: Race, Reform, and Playful Pedagogies in the Origins of Philadelphia’s Starr Garden Recreation Park, 1857–1904

Deborah Valentine

in Children and Youth During the Gilded Age and Progressive Era

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479894147
eISBN:
9781479804078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479894147.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter traces the origins of the playground movement in America by presenting the story of Philadelphia's Starr Garden Recreation Park. It first considers philanthropist Theodore Starr's ... More


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