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The HBO effect

Author: Dean J DeFino
Publisher: New York ; London : Bloomsbury Academic, 2014.
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"No advertisers to please, no censors to placate, no commercial interruptions every eleven minutes, demanding cliffhangers to draw viewers back after the commercial breaks: HBO has re-written the rules of television; and the result has been nothing short of a cultural ground shift. The HBO Effect details how the fingerprints of HBO are all over contemporary film and television. Their capability to focus on smaller  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dean J DeFino
ISBN: 9781441180438 1441180435 9780826421302 082642130X
OCLC Number: 825733637
Description: 245 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: The visible effect --
A great notion --
The caterpillar --
Everything. Everyone. Everywhere. Ends. --
Changing the conversation --
Serious naked pictures --
Win or die.
Responsibility: Dean J. DeFino.

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No network can claim to have had such a significant impact, not only upon the history and shape of television, but upon pop culture generally.  Read more...

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This book turns the HBO story inside out and productively repositions what we think we know about the premium pay-TV company within a broader historical and institutional history of US culture and Read more...

 
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