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Narrative complexity, genre and the tv industry

In his article ‘Narrative Complexity in Contemporary American Television’, Jason Mittell explains the contradicting genre of television that has been emerging over the last two decades. While “conventional episodic and serial forms have typified most American television since its inception”, … Continue reading

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Live Television: From the Extraordinary to the Everyday

My weeks are punctuated by what’s on TV. Gruen Planet/Sweat/Transfer on a Wednesday night always reminds me with dread that I have five hours of uni the next day and “oh crud, did I have study to do?” During tv … Continue reading

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