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Program Networks

Eli M. Noam

in Media Ownership and Concentration in America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195188523
eISBN:
9780199852574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188523.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

Given the relative cheapness of electronic and physical distribution, it is usually more cost effective to produce a program centrally and distribute it widely rather than for each retail outlet to ... More


Air Raids: Television and the War on Terror

Lisa Parks (ed.)

in America and the Misshaping of a New World Order

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520098701
eISBN:
9780520943797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098701.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter considers the intensifying relations between media and military institutions, the production of wartime atmospherics in everyday life, and the political contestations that emphasize the ... More


The Writer/Producer in American Television

Roberta Pearson

in The Contemporary Television Series

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748619009
eISBN:
9780748671168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619009.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

By 2001, producer and programme had become inseparable; writers, agents and United Paramount Network's target demographic of younger viewers were said to be attracted not just by Buffy but by Joss ... More


Electronic Mass Media: Retail Distribution

Eli M. Noam

in Media Ownership and Concentration in America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195188523
eISBN:
9780199852574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188523.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter examines the electronic mass media of retail distribution—radio, television, cable, and direct broadcast satellites. These media consist of two major segments; there are local retail ... More


Cultural Diversity, Trade, and Technology Transfer

Michael Keane, Anthony Fung, and Albert Moran

in New Television, Globalisation, and the East Asian Cultural Imagination

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098206
eISBN:
9789882207219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098206.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter considers non-textual elements of television-format exchange. Although formats have been licensed for some decades, the turn toward formatting as a business model is a response to ... More


“Sophisticated Daring” and Political Cowardice: Television Satire and Nbc's That was the Week That was

in Revel with a Cause: Liberal Satire in Postwar America

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226431642
eISBN:
9780226431659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226431659.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

By the early 1960s, network television executives had begun to capitalize on the growing popularity of satiric entertainment among affluent middle-class Americans by offering programs such as The Bob ... More


Introduction

Aniko Bodroghkozy

in Equal Time: Television and the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036682
eISBN:
9780252093784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036682.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This book examines the role played by American network television in reconfiguring a new “common sense” about race relations during the civil rights revolution. Drawing on stories told both by ... More


Fighting for Equal Time: Segregationists vs. Integrationists

Aniko Bodroghkozy

in Equal Time: Television and the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036682
eISBN:
9780252093784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036682.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter examines the debate over the extent to which network television was giving Southern segregationists and Northern integrationists “equal time” by focusing on audience reception of two ... More


Performing Live Surgery on Television and the Internet since 1945

David Serlin

in Imagining Illness: Public Health and Visual Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816648221
eISBN:
9781452945958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816648221.003.0011
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter charts the broadcast history of live surgery in the United States, from its first appearance on network television in the late 1940s through its contemporary manifestations on the ... More


Conclusion: From Wide World of Sports to the Worldwide Leader in Sports

Travis Vogan

in ABC Sports: The Rise and Fall of Network Sports Television

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520292956
eISBN:
9780520966260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292956.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

As ABC Sports’ metamorphosis continued into the 1990s, ESPN established itself as television’s most lucrative cable outlet and one of the most recognizable brands in media—sports or otherwise. ESPN’s ... More


Bringing “Urgent Issues” to the Vast Wasteland: East Side/West Side

Aniko Bodroghkozy

in Equal Time: Television and the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036682
eISBN:
9780252093784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036682.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter examines how entertainment television addressed the theme of race relations and “black and white together” by focusing on CBS's East Side/West Side, one of the first prime-time shows to ... More


Television and College Sports as Mass Entertainment

Howard P. Chudacoff

in Changing the Playbook: How Power, Profit, and Politics Transformed College Sports

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039782
eISBN:
9780252097881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039782.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter discusses how television changed college sports. From the 1950s to the 1970s, the NCAA pursued deals worth millions of dollars with commercial, for-profit networks instead of with ... More


The March on Washington and a Peek into Racial Utopia

Aniko Bodroghkozy

in Equal Time: Television and the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036682
eISBN:
9780252093784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036682.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter examines how television networks handled the coverage of the March on Washington on August 28, 1963 to a national audience of millions. The March on Washington drew a quarter of a ... More


Introduction: 1970

Bonnie J. Dow

in Watching Women's Liberation, 1970: Feminism's Pivotal Year on the Network News

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038563
eISBN:
9780252096488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038563.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book focuses on the national television news narratives about the second wave of feminism that proliferated in 1970, a ... More


Propaganda Tool for Racial Progress?

Aniko Bodroghkozy

in Equal Time: Television and the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036682
eISBN:
9780252093784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036682.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter examines early discourses on the relationship between television and the developing black freedom movement, with particular emphasis on optimistic hopes that television could be a ... More


Equal Time: Television and the Civil Rights Movement

Aniko Bodroghkozy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036682
eISBN:
9780252093784
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036682.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This book explores the crucial role of network television in reconfiguring new attitudes in race relations during the civil rights movement. Due to widespread coverage, the civil rights revolution ... More


Black Television Travels: African American Media around the Globe

Timothy Havens

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814737200
eISBN:
9780814759448
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814737200.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book explores the globalization of African American television and the way in which foreign markets, programming strategies, and viewer preferences have influenced portrayals of African ... More


The Movement Makes the News: Network News Feature Stories on Women’s Liberation in 1970

Bonnie J. Dow

in Watching Women's Liberation, 1970: Feminism's Pivotal Year on the Network News

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038563
eISBN:
9780252096488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038563.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter begins the story of 1970's “grand press blitz,” when a barrage of print stories on the movement set the stage for network news' first reports on women's liberation. It couples a ... More


Making a Spectacle of the Movement: The August 26, 1970, Women’s Strike for Equality

Bonnie J. Dow

in Watching Women's Liberation, 1970: Feminism's Pivotal Year on the Network News

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038563
eISBN:
9780252096488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038563.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter focuses on the Women's Strike for Equality on August 26, 1970. By this time, women's liberation seemed poised for its triumphal moment in the media spotlight. The House of ... More


The Return of Civil Rights Television: The Obama Victory

Aniko Bodroghkozy

in Equal Time: Television and the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036682
eISBN:
9780252093784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036682.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This book has explored how network television mobilized a certain type of image that, when appropriately paired with figures of whiteness, was presumed to make whites less anxious about social ... More


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