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The Rise of Cable Programming in the United States

Revolution or Evolution? (Texas Film and Media Studies Series, Thomas Schatz, Editor)

by Megan Mullen

  • 236 Want to read
  • 20 Currently reading

Published by University of Texas Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Performing Arts,
  • Pop Arts / Pop Culture,
  • Performing Arts/Dance,
  • Performing Arts / Television / History & Criticism,
  • Television,
  • Television technology,
  • USA,
  • Television - History & Criticism,
  • Cable television,
  • Television programs,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages245
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9601015M
    ISBN 100292752725
    ISBN 109780292752726

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