TV formats worldwide : localising global programs / edited by Albert Moran.

Beginning around 2003, television studies has seen the growth of interest in the genre of reality shows. However, concentrating on this genre has tended to sideline the even more significant emergence of the program format as a central mode of business and culture in the new television landscape. TV...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Moran, Albert.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Bristol ; Chicago : Intellect, 2009.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction :
  • 'Descent and modification' /
  • Albert Moran
  • Rethinking the local-global nexus through multiple modernities :
  • the case of Arab reality television /
  • Marwan M. Kraidy
  • When TV formats are translated /
  • Albert Moran
  • Imagining the national :
  • gatekeepers and the adaptation of global franchises in Argentina /
  • Silvio Waisbord and Sonia Jalfin
  • Trading in TV entertainment :
  • an analysis /
  • Katja Lantzsch, Klaus-Dieter Altmeppen and Andreas Will
  • The rise of the business entertainment format on British television /
  • Raymond Boyle
  • Collaborative reproduction of attraction and performance :
  • the case of the reality show Idol /
  • Yngver Njus
  • Auditioning for Idol :
  • the audience dimension of format franchising /
  • Doris Baltruschat
  • Adapting global television to regional realities :
  • traversing the Middle East experience /
  • Amos Owen Thomas
  • How national media systems shape the localization of formats :
  • a transnational case study of The block and Nerds FC in Australia and Denmark /
  • Pia Majbrit Jensen
  • Transcultural localization strategies of global TV formats :
  • The office and Stromberg /
  • Edward Larkey
  • Tearing up television news across borders :
  • format transfer of news parody shows between Italy and Bulgaria /
  • Gabriele Cosentino, Waddick Doyle and Dimitrina Todorova
  • Defining the local :
  • a comparative study of news in Northern Ireland /
  • Sujatha Sosale and Charles Munro
  • Independent television production, TV formats and media diversity in China /
  • Michael Keane and Bonnie Liu
  • A place in the sun :
  • global seriality and the revival of domestic television drama in Italy /
  • Milly Buonanno
  • Idol in a small country :
  • New Zealand idol as the commoditization of cosmopolitan intimacy /
  • Barry King
  • From global to glocal :
  • Australianizing the makeover format /
  • Tania Lewis.