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Television

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View Resource Federal Communications Commission: For Consumers

The Federal Communications Commission offers this informative page "about the issues the FCC oversees." The site is divided into six sections including Wireless, Internet, Radio, Satellite, Telephone, and Television & Cable. At first glance little information is contained in each section -- only a few frequently asked questions and their answers are given. However, a link at the bottom of each...

https://www.fcc.gov/consumer-guides
View Resource Starcade

Though there are many individuals who would rather that the 1980s had never happened, it is a verifiable fact that they did, and the decade certainly left behind a veritable treasure trove of cultural artifacts that are now being discovered by the younger set. One such product that has found its way onto the web is the curious television show Starcade. The show’s rather novel (at least at the...

http://starcade.tv/Starcade/starframe.htm
View Resource I Love Lucy: An American Legend

One of the earliest television shows to capture the imagination and interest of the American people was "I Love Lucy." It premiered on October 15, 1951 and followed the activities of Lucy Ricardo (Lucille Ball) and her husband, Ricky Ricardo (Desi Arnaz) This digital collection from the Library of Congress explores the show's history via a set of themes (such as Latin Roots/Yankee Roots and Theme...

http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/i-love-lucy/
View Resource UCLA Film & Television Archive

In 1965, the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (ATAS) joined forces with the UCLA Theater Arts Department to create the ATAS/UCLA Television Library. 11 years later, the UCLA Film & Television Archive was formally established, and donations began arriving from Paramount Pictures, 20th Century Fox, and other major motion picture studios. On the ATAS website, visitors can learn about upcoming...

https://www.cinema.ucla.edu/
View Resource Complex TV

One of the most striking developments in entertainment over the past two decades has been the rise of complex and sometimes experimental serialized narratives on television programs. Jason Mittell, a professor of Film and Media Studies and American Culture at Middlebury College, published a book about this phenomenon in 2015 called The Poetics of Contemporary Television Storytelling. Complex TV...

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http://scalar.usc.edu/works/complex-television/index