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|Genre/Form:||Criticism, interpretation, etc
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Mary Jane Miller; CBC Enterprises.
|Description:||ix, 429 pages,  pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||Illustrations Acknowledgments I. Introduction 1. The Flowering of CBC Drama II. Genres 2. Copshows and Mysteries: "Check your guns at the border" 3. Family Adventure: "In every box, a prize!" 4. Sitcoms and Domestic Comedy: "But it's too cold to be a melting pot, mama!" 5. Other Series and Miniseries: "The best of tries and the worst of tries!" III. The CBC (Proudly) Presents 6. Anthology to 1968: "Window on the world as the world looks in" 7. Anthology: 1968 to the present: "The focus narrows" 8. Docudrama: "To be seen is to seed" IV. The Peripheral Is Central 9. Experimental: "The Seedbed" 10. Regional or "What Toronto doesn't know" V. Conclusions 11. Wrapup: The View from Within -- Interviews with John Kennedy 12. The Harvest: The View from Outside Appendices A. Chronology of Series and Anthologies B. Where to Find Material and a Cautionary Note C. A Checklist of Programmes Bibliography Index|
|Responsibility:||Mary Jane Miller.|
This book offers much more than a digest of review pieces; it stands on its own as valid and scholarly criticism. -- T.A. Pallen Choice Turn Up the Contrast will be the essential reference book for
- Television plays, Canadian -- History and criticism.
- Television series -- Canada -- History.
- Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
- Société Radio-Canada -- Histoire.
- Dramatiques -- Canada -- Histoire et critique.
- Séries télévisées -- Canada -- Histoire et critique.
- Television plays, Canadian.
- Television series.