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The essential HBO reader

Author: Gary R Edgerton; Jeffrey P Jones
Publisher: Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, ©2008.
Series: Essential readers in contemporary media and culture.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a comprehensive and compelling examination of HBO, one of cable television's most innovative and popular US TV networks.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Essential HBO reader.
Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, ©2008
(DLC) 2007037996
(OCoLC)154692328
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gary R Edgerton; Jeffrey P Jones
ISBN: 9780813172651 0813172659 9780813143712 0813143713 9780813143729 0813143721
OCLC Number: 190963950
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 357 pages) : illustrations.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Overview: producing an aristocracy of culture in American television / Christopher Anderson --
Films / Dana Heller --
Oz / Michele Malach --
The Sopranos / David Thorburn --
Six feet under / Kim Akass and Janet McCabe --
The wire / Brian G. Rose --
Deadwood / Horace Newcomb --
Tanner '88 / Joanne Morreale --
From the earth to the moon / Michael Allen --
Band of brothers / Thomas Schatz --
Angels in America / Gary R. Edgerton --
Overview: at home on the cutting edge / Bambi Haggins and Amanda D. Lotz --
Comedy talk shows / Jeffrey P. Jones --
The Larry Sanders show / George Plasketes --
Sex and the city / Ron Simon --
Curb your enthusiasm / David Lavery --
Overview: it isn't TV, it's the "real king of the ring" / Toby Miller and Linda J. Kim --
Overview: form and function / Thomas A. Mascaro --
America undercover / Susan Murray --
Erotica / Jeffrey P. Jones --
Theatricals / Carolyn Anderson --
What has HBO ever done for women? / Janet McCabe and Kim Akass --
HBO's ongoing legacy / Gary R. Edgerton and Jeffrey P. Jones.
Series Title: Essential readers in contemporary media and culture.
Responsibility: edited by Gary R. Edgerton and Jeffrey P. Jones.

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Looks at various aspects of HBO's development as a corporation, a creative voice, and a brand. This title explores the network's diverse repertoire of programming, from drama to comedy to  Read more...

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