We Now Disrupt This Broadcast: How Cable Transformed Television and the Internet Revolutionized It All

ISBN-10: 026203767X
ISBN-13: 9780262037679
Authors: Amanda D. Lotz
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Cable television channels were once the backwater of American television, programming recent and not-so-recent movies and reruns of network shows. Then came La Femme Nikita, OZ, The Sopranos, Mad Men, Game of Thrones, and The Walking Dead. And then, just as "prestige cable" became a category, came House of Cards and Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Video, and other Internet distributors of television content. What happened? In We Now Disrupt This Broadcast, Amanda Lotz chronicles the collision of new technologies, changing business strategies, and innovative storytelling that produced an era termed "peak TV." Lotz explains that changes in the business of television expanded the creative possibilities…    

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Binding: Cloth Text  Publisher: Mit Pr Number of pages: 272 Dimensions: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall Weight: 1.210 lbs. Language: English