Description : The MAP-TV Guide to film and television collections in Europe provides detailed information on almost 2,000 sources and archives of film and television in over forty European countries. This authoritative volume includes: the title listing of each collection both in English and the local language; research information; a subject and keyword index; an introduction to the collections in each country. This work will be of importance to all film researchers, production companies, film makers, archivists and reference librarians.
Description : Addressing the growing popularity of television series and programs available on DVD, a fan's guide to TV DVDs provides valuable lists of the shows and their DVD availability, along with a program overview; information on leading actors/characters, number of disks, episodes, and extra features; and ratings of the best series DVDs. Original.
Description : Read Jeff Alexander's posts on the Penguin Blog. A couch potato’s book of wisdom— 100% commercial free! Some say that entire generations of Americans are being raised by the television…like that’s a bad thing. Not so, says author Jeff Alexander, long-time television writer, advocate of education by television, and recapper for the popular website Television Without Pity. Here, he offers the ultimate in life lessons as seen on TV. Topics include: • Saved by the Bell: School on TV • Somebody Save Me: Super Powers and Magic Spells • Tell Me Why I Love You Like I Do: Relationships on TV • Making A Living: The Workplace • And more With a smart, snarky style, Alexander guides readers through important lessons gleaned from years of TV reviewing (now in convenient book form!), freeing up a whole new generation to learn other things, like how to cure cancer or solve world hunger…or anything more useful than watching TV (Author’s note: Just joking… there is no such thing).
Description : At a whopping 1,600 pages, with some 35,000 of the greatest movies ever made, this encyclopedia by the editors of TV Guide's award winning, world-renowned Cinebooks Database is simply indispensable. Die-hard movie buffs and the merely curious will both be thrilled at how easily they'll find the answer to any question they have: everything is cross-referenced, including indexes to the actors, the directors, and the films themselves (also arranged by star ranking). Independent and foreign films appear along with Hollywood favorites, and all the movies receive far more in-depth reviews than in any other guide to cinema. Each generous entry includes complete cast listing, detailed plot synopses, exhaustive production credits, musical score information, lists of Oscar(TM) nominees and winners, and much more. Millions of fans of TV Guide, the world's most widely read weekly publication with 30 million loyal readers, will want to own this!
Description : A guide to collecting the television magazine which includes fifty years of national and regional covers, a history of television programming, a publication history of the guide, and a table of the current market value for each issue.
Description : A forty-year history of the largest circulated magazine in the United States reveals TV Guide's erratic stances on social issues and chronicles how the publication moved from an industry watchdog to a more commercial, popular format.