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Author Sepinwall, Alan, 1973- author

Title The revolution was televised : from Buffy to Breaking Bad : the people and the shows that changed TV drama forever / Alan Sepinwall
Published Collingwood, Vic. : Black Inc., [2013]
Collingwood, Vic. : Black Inc., 2013
©2013
©2013

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Description 388 pages ; 21 cm
regular print
Contents Introduction -- Prologue. Let's be careful out there ... The shows that paved the way -- What we were don't matter ... 'Oz' blazes a trail -- All due respect ... 'The sopranos' changes everything -- All the pieces matter ... 'The wire' as the great American novel for television -- A lie agreed upon ... The profane poetry of 'Deadwood' -- I'm a different kind of cop ... 'The shield' takes anti-heroism to the limit -- Do you want to know a secret? ... The perfect storm of 'Lost' -- She saved the world. A lot ... 'Buffy the vampire slayer' gives teen angst some fangs -- Tell me where the bomb is! ... '24' goes to war on terror, boredom -- So say we all ... The thinking man's sci-fi of 'Battlestar Galactica' -- Clear eyes, full hearts ... 'Friday night lights' goes deep -- It's a time machine ... AMC gets into the game with 'Mad men' -- I am the one who knocks! ... 'Breaking bad' gives the recession the villain it deserves -- Epilogue. Don't stop believing ... The lasting legacy of the revolution -- Where are they now?
Summary In The Revolution Was Televised, celebrated TV critic Alan Sepinwall chronicles the remarkable transformation of the small screen over the past fifteen years. Focusing on twelve innovative television dramas that changed the medium and the culture at large forever
Analysis Australian
Media industries
Media studies - TV & radio
Notes First published in the US as "The revolution was televised: the cops, crooks, slingers, and slayers who changed TV drama forever" by Touchstone/Simon & Schuster
Subject Television programs -- Casting.
Television programs -- Criticism and interpretation.
Television programs -- History and criticism.
Television programs.
Television series -- United States.
Television series.
ISBN 9781863956109 (paperback)
Other Titles From Buffy to Breaking Bad : the people and the shows that changed TV drama forever
People and the shows that changed TV drama forever
The revolution was televised: the cops, crooks, slingers, and slayers who changed TV drama forever