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Reference & Annuals

The Essential Guide to TV on DVDThe Essential Guide to TV on DVD
Jo Berry
Armed with an unrivalled amount of TV detail and trivia, as well as incisive and entertaining expert opinion, Jo Berry reviews over 700 of the best, worst and totally forgotten TV series now on DVD. Softcover, 486 pp. $19.95.

Television SitcomTelevision Sitcom

Brett Mills
This book brings the analysis of sitcoms up to date, with a wealth of contemporary examples, a range of new approaches to the genre, and an examination of the roles sitcom and comedy play within society. With specific case studies on Will and Grace, The Office, and The Cosby Show, as well as an analysis of a broad range of contemporary and historical examples throughout, this book will be of interest to students of sitcom and comedy, as well as those of television and popular culture. Softcover, 180 pp. $34.95.

Selling Television: British Television in the Global Marketplace Selling Television: British Television in the Global Marketplace
Jeannette Steemers
Britain is the second largest exporter of television in the world with celebrated shows such as Walking with Dinosaurs, Who Wants to be a Millionaire?, Teletubbies and Bob the Builder securing unprecedented international success. Selling Television surveys the shape of the British TV industry's export performance asking why and how some types of programming have worked better than others at a time when both government and industry have become concerned about British under-performance in a competitive global marketplace. Softcover, 252 pp. $34.95.

BFI Film & Television Handbook 20046BFI Film & Television Handbook 2004
Eddie Dyja
Inside the BFI Film & Television Handbook 2004 you'll find exhaustive statistics about the film, video, and television industries, as well as a detailed production directory for the UK. This is the definitive industry sourcebook for the UK. Softcover, 445 pp. $59.95.

The Television News HandbookThe Television News Handbook
Vin Ray
This is the definitive insider's guide for anyone working in or aspiring to work in broadcast journalism. This edition includes advise from top broadcasters and executives on what makes a good broadcast journalist, tips on how to get a job in broadcast news, suggestions on what to study at school, and much more. In all, this is a masterclass on the art and craft of storytelling in TV news. Softcover, 415 pp. $26.95.

The Complete Directory of Prime Time TV ShowsThe Complete Directory of Prime Time TV Shows
Tim Brooks
Co-authored with Earle Marsh.Softcover, 1363 pp. $37.95.

The Penguin TV CompanionThe Penguin TV Companion
Second Edition
Jeff Evans
Fully updated, wholly revised and greatly expanded for its second edition, the bestselling Penguin TV Companion is the best one-volume television reference book available. Covering more than 2000 programs, from soaps and sitcoms to dramas and documentaries, this wonderful companion tells you everything you could ever wish to know about the shows, stars, and history of television. Softcover, 817 pp. $36.00.

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