Television’s greatest hits : compiling a television studies canon

McKee, Alan (2009) Television’s greatest hits : compiling a television studies canon. Screen Education, pp. 90-104.

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You’ve got a thirteen week course to take students through the most important programs in television history. The programs should be the most popular, the most successful, the most important, giving students a sense of what audiences like, what is possible in the medium, and what counts more generally as a successful television program. The course is based around screenings of the programs. Which programs are you going to choose?

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ID Code: 28517
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: Australian television, canon, soap operas, lifestyle, sitcoms
ISSN: 1449-857X
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000) > FILM TELEVISION AND DIGITAL MEDIA (190200) > Film and Television (190204)
Divisions: Past > Research Centres > ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Past > Disciplines > Film & Television
Past > Institutes > Institute for Creative Industries and Innovation
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2009 Please consult the author.
Deposited On: 11 Nov 2009 01:00
Last Modified: 05 Sep 2014 01:01

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