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Action TV: Tough-Guys, Smooth Operators and Foxy Chicks
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Anna Gough-Yates, Bill Osgerby, Anna Gough Yates
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-10-18 - Publisher: Routledge

From re-runs of 'TV classics' like The Avengers or Starsky and Hutch, to soundtracks, club nights and film remakes such as Mission Impossible II, the action series is enjoying a popular revival. Yet little attention has been paid to the history, nature and enduring appeal of the action series, and
Men and Masculinities
Language: en
Pages: 892
Authors: Michael S. Kimmel, Amy Aronson
Categories: Reference
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-01-01 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Alphabetically arranged original essays explore such topics as historical movements, race and masculinity, marriage, and aging.
Terry Nation
Language: en
Pages: 230
Authors: Jonathan Bignell, Andrew O'Day
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: Manchester University Press

This is the first academic study of the science fiction television devised and written by Terry Nation, who wrote Dalek stories and other serials for Doctor Who, and created the BBC's 1970s post-apocalyptic space adventure series Blake's 7. This illustrated book by academic specialists in television science fiction places Nation's
Cable Guys
Language: en
Pages: 251
Authors: Amanda D. Lotz
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-03-31 - Publisher: NYU Press

From the meth-dealing but devoted family man Walter White of AMC’s Breaking Bad, to the part-time basketball coach, part-time gigolo Ray Drecker of HBO’s Hung, depictions of male characters perplexed by societal expectations of men and anxious about changing American masculinity have become standard across the television landscape. Engaging with
Itv Cultures: Independent Television Over Fifty Years
Language: en
Pages: 217
Authors: Johnson, Catherine, Turnock, Rob
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-09-01 - Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

"Since breaking the BBC's monopoly in 1955, ITV has been at the centre of the British television landscape. To coincide with the fiftieth anniversary of the first ITV broadcast, this accessible book offers a range of perspectives on the complex and multifaceted history of Britain's first commercial broadcaster."--BOOK JACKET.