TV Shows and Nonplace Why The Sopranos, Breaking Bad and Co. love the Periphery
Re-scheduling Television in the Digital Era
Heroism, Celebrity and Therapy in Nurse Jackie
By Alexander Gutzmer
September 29, 2023
This book scrutinizes the relationship between contemporary TV shows and space, focusing on the ways in which these shows use and narrate specific spatial structures, namely, spaces far away from traditional metropolises. Beginning with the observation that many shows are set in specific spatial ...
By Michelle Phillipov
November 01, 2022
This book explores the new theoretical and political questions raised by food TV’s digital transformation. Bringing together analyses of food media texts and platform infrastructures—from streaming and catch-up TV to YouTube and Facebook food videos—it shows how new textual conventions, ...
By Hanne Bruun
December 13, 2019
This book explores how the television industry is adapting its production culture and professional practises of scheduling to an increasingly non-linear television paradigm, a testing ground where different communicative tools are tried out in a volatile industry. Based on four case studies the ...
By Christopher Pullen
August 06, 2018
This book presents an examination of the television series Nurse Jackie, making connections between the representational processes and the audience consumption of the series. A key point of reference is the political and performative potential of Nurse Jackie with regards to its progressive ...
By Imani M. Cheers
July 20, 2017
This book seeks to interrogate the representation of Black women in television. Cheers explores how the increase of Black women in media ownership and creative executive roles (producers, showrunners, directors and writers) in the last 30 years affected the fundamental cultural shift in Black women...