Television myth and the American mind / Hal Himmelstein.

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Himmelstein, Hal.
Format: Book
Published: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1994.
Edition:2nd ed.
Table of Contents:
  • Television myth and the American mind
  • The biz: Caution! Mythmakers at work
  • Advertising: the medium is the mirage
  • TV comedy and contemporary life: Mayfield, Mayberry, Minneapolis, and Manhattan
  • Television's social comedies
  • Television melodrama
  • Television news and the television documentary
  • Live TV: sport and the TV event
  • TV religion and the TV game show: the great American dream in the late twentieth century
  • The TV talk show: commodifying the individual psyche
  • Toward an oppositional television.