Television's new engines

Keane, Michael A. & Moran, Albert (2008) Television's new engines. Television and New Media, 9(2), pp. 155-169.

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Abstract

Internationalization is a key to the success of television formats. In order to understand format trade it is necessary to draw out distinctions between formats and genre. Engines—innovations in programming engineered by format devisors—allow formats to regenerate and hybridize across genres. The core principle of formats, however, is the practice of franchising. Causal relations can be established between formats, engines and the tradability of television culture. The article shows how formats have impacted upon platforms, markets, labor, audiences and distribution of TV content.

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ID Code: 18127
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: formats, reality TV, imitation, adaptation, globalization
DOI: 10.1177/1527476407313815
ISSN: 1527-4764
Divisions: Past > Research Centres > ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2008 Sage Publications
Copyright Statement: The final, definitive version of this article has been published in the Journal, Television and New Media 9 (2) :pp155-169., 2008 © <SAGE Publications Ltd by SAGE Publications Ltd at the Television and New Media page: http://tvn.sagepub.com/
Deposited On: 22 Feb 2009 22:30
Last Modified: 12 Feb 2015 02:39

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