AMERICAaS #1 BESTSELLING TELEVISION BOOK WITH MORE THAN HALF A MILLION COPIES IN PRINTa NOW REVISED AND UPDATED! PROGRAMS FROM ALL SEVEN COMMERCIAL BROADCAST NETWORKS, MORE THAN ONE HUNDRED CABLE NETWORKS, PLUS ALL MAJOR SYNDICATED SHOWS! This is the must-have book for TV viewers in the new millenniumathe entire history of primetime programs in one convenient volume. Itas a guide youall turn to again and again for information on every series ever telecast. There are entries for all the great shows, from evergreens like The Honeymooners, All in the Family, and Happy Days to modern classics like 24, The Office, and Desperate Housewives; all the gripping sci-fi series, from Captain Video and the new Battle Star Galactica to all versions of Star Trek; the popular serials, from Peyton Place and Dallas to Dawsonas Creek and Ugly Betty; the reality show phenomena American Idol, Survivor, and The Amazing Race; and the hits on cable, including The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Top Chef, The Sopranos, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Project Runway, and SpongeBob SquarePants. This comprehensive guide lists every program alphabetically and includes a complete broadcast history, cast, and engaging plot summaryaalong with exciting behind-the-scenes stories about the shows and the stars. MORE THAN 500 ALL-NEW LISTINGS from Heroes and Greyas Anatomy to 30 Rock and Nip/Tuck UPDATES ON CONTINUING SHOWS such as CSI, Gilmore Girls, The Simpsons, and The Real World EXTENSIVE CABLE COVERAGE with more than 1, 000 entries, including a description of the programming on each major cable network AND DONaT MISS the exclusive and updated aPh.D. Trivia Quiza of 200 questions that will challenge even the most ardent TV fan, plus a streamlined guide to TV-related websites for those who want to be constantly up-to-date SPECIAL FEATURES! ac Annual program schedules at a glance for the past 61 years ac Top-rated shows of each season ac Emmy Award winners ac Longest-running series ac Spin-off series ac Theme songs ac A fascinating history of TV aThis is the Guinness Book of World Records . . . the Encyclopedia Britannica of television!a aTV Guide From the Trade Paperback edition.This is the must-have book for TV viewers in the new millenniumathe entire history of primetime programs in one convenient volume. Itas a guide youall turn to again and again for information on every series ever telecast.
|Title||:||The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network and Cable TV Shows, 1946-Present|
|Author||:||Tim Brooks, Earle F. Marsh|
|Publisher||:||Ballantine Books - 2009-06-24|