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The platinum age of television : from I love Lucy to The walking dead, how TV became terrific, David Bianculli

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The platinum age of television : from I love Lucy to The walking dead, how TV became terrific
Title
The platinum age of television
Title remainder
from I love Lucy to The walking dead, how TV became terrific
Statement of responsibility
David Bianculli
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"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 creators themselves--how the art of must-see/binge-watch television evolved. Darwin had his theory of evolution, and David Bianculli has his. Bianculli's theory has to do with the concept of quality television: what it is and, crucially, how it got that way. In tracing the evolutionary history of our progress toward a Platinum Age of Television--our age, the era of The Sopranos and Breaking Bad and Mad Men and The Wire and Homeland and Girls--he focuses on the development of the classic TV genres, among them the sitcom, the crime show, the miniseries, the soap opera, the western, the animated series and the late night talk show. In each genre, he selects five key examples of the form, tracing its continuities and its dramatic departures and drawing on exclusive and in-depth interviews with many of the most famed auteurs in television history. Television has triumphantly come of age artistically; David Bianculli's book is the first to date to examine, in depth and in detail and with a keen critical and historical sense, how this inspiring development came about."--
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Bianculli, David
Dewey number
791.450973
Illustrations
photographs
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1992.3.U5
LC item number
B57 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Television programs
  • Television producers and directors
  • Television producers and directors
  • Television programs
  • United States
Label
The platinum age of television : from I love Lucy to The walking dead, how TV became terrific, David Bianculli
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Children's Programs -- Animation -- Matt Groening -- Variety/Sketch -- Mel Brooks -- Carol Burnett -- Tom Smothers -- Amy Schumer -- Soap Operas -- Crime -- Steven Bochco -- David Chase -- Kevin Spacey -- Vince Gilligan -- Legal -- David E. Kelley -- Robert and Michelle King -- Medical -- Family Sitcoms -- Norman Lear -- Workplace Sitcoms -- James L. Brooks -- Garry Shandling -- Splitcoms -- Carl Reiner -- Bob Newhart -- Larry David -- Louis C.K. -- Single Working Women Sitcoms -- Judd Apatow -- Sci-Fi/Fantasy/Horror -- Westerns -- David Milch -- Spies -- General Drama -- David Simon -- Aaron Sorkin -- Matthew Weiner -- War -- Miniseries -- Ken Burns -- Topical Comedy -- Larry Wilmore
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiv, 576 pages
Isbn
9780385540278
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2016027803
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
photographs
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn957223334
Label
The platinum age of television : from I love Lucy to The walking dead, how TV became terrific, David Bianculli
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Children's Programs -- Animation -- Matt Groening -- Variety/Sketch -- Mel Brooks -- Carol Burnett -- Tom Smothers -- Amy Schumer -- Soap Operas -- Crime -- Steven Bochco -- David Chase -- Kevin Spacey -- Vince Gilligan -- Legal -- David E. Kelley -- Robert and Michelle King -- Medical -- Family Sitcoms -- Norman Lear -- Workplace Sitcoms -- James L. Brooks -- Garry Shandling -- Splitcoms -- Carl Reiner -- Bob Newhart -- Larry David -- Louis C.K. -- Single Working Women Sitcoms -- Judd Apatow -- Sci-Fi/Fantasy/Horror -- Westerns -- David Milch -- Spies -- General Drama -- David Simon -- Aaron Sorkin -- Matthew Weiner -- War -- Miniseries -- Ken Burns -- Topical Comedy -- Larry Wilmore
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiv, 576 pages
Isbn
9780385540278
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2016027803
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
photographs
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn957223334

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