Studies four sitcoms to explain how and why certain television shows gain a mass audience, including such factors as place in the programming schedule, impact of VCRs and cable, variations on formulas, and role of critics.(Show), a in MTM: aQuality Television, a ed. Jane Feuer, Paul Kerr and Tise Vahimagi (London: British Film Institute, 1984), 65. Also see pp. 63a67. 37. a History of Television, a TV Guide Almanac, ed. Craig T. Norback and Peter G. Norback (Newanbsp;...
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