Description - American Television on British Screens by Paul Rixon
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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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.