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Games in the global village : a 50-nation study of entertainment television

Author: Anne Cooper-Chen
Publisher: Bowling Green, OH : Bowling Green State University Popular Press, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Q. What is the most-watched TV format in history, seen by about 100 million people weekly around the world? A. Wheel of Fortune, a game show. Without putdowns or pandering, the author looks at 260 such shows, concluding that culture has triumphed over technology. For despite our capacity to transmit the same content world-wide, McLuhan's global village has not come to pass. Technology has, however, encouraged
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Genre/Form: Television game shows
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cooper-Chen, Anne.
Games in the global village.
Bowling Green, OH : Bowling Green State University Popular Press, ©1994
(OCoLC)624337557
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Cooper-Chen
ISBN: 0879725982 9780879725983 0879725990 9780879725990
OCLC Number: 30758238
Description: 319 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Anne Cooper-Chen.

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Games in the Global Village compares and contrasts television game shows in fifty countries. These shows have a blank-slate quality that makes them ideal for comparing entertainment television across  Read more...

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