An Introduction to Television Studies, Paperback Book


In this comprehensive textbook, now updated for its third edition, Jonathan Bignell provides students with a framework for understanding the key concepts and main approaches to Television Studies, including audience research, television history and broadcasting policy, and the analytical study of individual programmes.

Features include:a glossary of key termskey terms defined in marginssuggestions for further readingactivities/assignments for use in class New and updated case studies feature:`Every Home Needs a Harvey' adapproaches to news reportingtelevision schedulingCSI Crime Scene Investigationanimated cartoon seriesIndividual chapters address: studying television, television histories, television cultures, television texts and narratives, television genres and formats, television production, television and quality, television realities, television you can't see, television audiences, beyond television.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 348 pages, 67 Halftones, black and white
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
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  • Category: Television
  • ISBN: 9780415598170



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