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My Life to Live: How I Became the Queen of Soaps When Men Ruled the Airwaves

by Agnes Nixon & Carol Burnett

From the Emmy-winning creator and writer of All My Children and One Life to Live, a memoir of her trailblazing rise to the top of the television industry, including behind-the-scenes stories from some of the...


Connecting The Wire: Race, Space, and Postindustrial Baltimore

by Stanley Corkin

Critically acclaimed as one of the best television shows ever produced, the HBO series The Wire (2002-2008) is a landmark event in television history, offering a raw and dramatically compelling vision of the...


Reality Radio, Second Edition

by John Biewen & Alexa Dilworth

This new revised and expanded edition of Reality Radio celebrates today's best audio documentary work by bringing together some of the most influential and innovative practitioners from the United States, Canada,...


True South: Henry Hampton and "Eyes on the Prize," the Landmark Television Series That Reframed the Civil Rights Movement

by Jon Else

“[TRUE SOUTH] does several things at once. On one level, it’s a biography . . . On another, it’s a lucid recap of many of the signal events of the civil rights movement . . . A warm and intelligent book.”—...


Doctor Who: The Whoniverse

by Justin Richards & George Mann

Complete with full-color illustrations, maps, charts, and artifacts, the definitive, essential companion to the Doctor’s world—and many more.

Doctor Who: The Whoniverse is a never-before-seen history of the...


The Daily Show (The Book): An Oral History as Told by Jon Stewart, the Correspondents, Staff and Guests

by Chris Smith & Jon Stewart

The complete, uncensored history of the award-winning The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, as told by its correspondents, writers, and host.

For almost seventeen years, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart brilliantly...


Maori Television: The First Ten Years

by Jo Smith

Established in 2004, Maori Television has had a major impact on the New Zealand broadcasting landscape. But over the past year or so, the politics of Maori Television have been brought to the foreground of public...


Coming Home to Story: Storytelling Beyond Happily Ever After

by Geoff Mead

Coming Home to Story tells of the magic of stories and storytelling, and of their power to liberate the human spirit. Through traditional tales and his own experiences, Geoff Mead demonstrates how stories illuminate...


Style, Mediation, and Change

The BBC: Myth of a Public Service

by Tom Mills

The BBC: the mouthpiece of the Establishment?

The BBC is one of the most important institutions in Britain; it is also one of the most misunderstood. Despite its claim to be independent and impartial, and the...


The Platinum Age of Television: From I Love Lucy to The Walking Dead, How TV Became Terrific

by David Bianculli

Television shows have now eclipsed films as the premier form of visual narrative art of our time. This new book by one of our finest critics explains—historically, in depth, and with interviews with the celebrated...


Damn Fine Cherry Pie

by Lindsey Bowden

A damn fine collection of seventy-five mouthwatering recipes, inspired by iconic scenes and characters from David Lynch’s groundbreaking cult classic series Twin Peaks—returning to television in 2017 with...


The Today Show: Transforming Morning Television

by Cathleen M. Londino

This is a history of the first 25 years of the groundbreaking program, The Today Show, from 1952–1977. The author looks at the aspects that contributed to Today’s success—from the producers to the on air...


Television and Serial Adaptation

by Shannon Wells-Lassagne

As American television continues to garner considerable esteem, rivalling the seventh art in its "cinematic" aesthetics and the complexity of its narratives, one aspect of its development has been relatively...


The New Television Handbook

by Patricia Holland

The New Television Handbook?provides an exploration of the theory and practice of television at a time when the medium is undergoing radical changes. The book looks at television from the perspective of someone...


The Science of Game of Thrones: From the genetics of royal incest to the chemistry of death by molten gold - sifting fact from fantasy in the Seven Ki

by Helen Keen

A myth-busting, jaw-dropping, fun-filled tour through the science of your favorite fantastical world.

Award-winning comedian and popular-science writer Helen Keen uncovers the astounding science behind the mystical,...


The Making of Outlander: The Series: The Official Guide to Seasons One & Two

by Tara Bennett & Diana Gabaldon

Get an exclusive look behind the scenes of the first two seasons of Outlander with this official, fully illustrated companion to the hit Starz television series based on the bestselling novels.

 

It was only...


ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY The Ultimate Guide to The Walking Dead

by The Editors of Entertainment Weekly & Chris Hardwick

Walking Deadheads. Either you are one or you know one. Now in its seventh season, "The Walking Dead" has gone from cult hit to cultural movement and has now achieved the status of appointment television. Mostly...


In Such Good Company: Eleven Years of Laughter, Mayhem, and Fun in the Sandbox

by Carol Burnett

The New York Times Bestseller

Comedy legend Carol Burnett tells the hilarious behind-the-scenes story of her iconic weekly variety series, The Carol Burnett Show.

 

In In Such Good Company, Carol Burnett pulls...


Orphan Black and Philosophy

by Richard Greene & Rachel Robison-Greene

In Orphan Black, several apparently unconnected women discover that they are exact physical doubles, that there are more of them out there, that they are all illegally produced clones, and that someone is having...