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This work explores how American programmes have become an important part of British television culture since the 1950's, moving from schedule fillers to cornerstones and 'must see' attractions. The book analyses popular and industrial discourses, the changing roles of such programmes on British screens and interviews with key British broadcasters.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781403941206
ISBN-10: 1403941203
Format: Hardback
(229mm x 152mm x 14mm)
Pages: 218
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Publish Date: 2-May-2006
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Paul Rixon

PAUL RIXON is a Senior Lecturer in Media and Cultural Studies at Roehampton University, UK. He has published in a number of areas, including new media, American television programmes and the rise of the information city.

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