Internet Television Book

Internet Television


  • Author : Eli M. Noam
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2003-09-12
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN 10 : 9781135631697

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Internet Television Excerpt :

Internet TV is the quintessential digital convergence medium, linking television, telecommunications, the Internet, computer applications, games, and more. Soon, venturing beyond the convenience of viewer choice and control, Internet TV will enable and encourage new types of entertainment, education, and games that take advantage of the Internet's interactive capabilities. What Internet TV is today and can be in the future forms the context for this book. Arising from collaboration between the Columbia Institute for Tele-Information (CITI) and the European Institute for the Media (EIM), this volume investigates the advent of widely available individual broadband Internet communications and their impact on the development of Internet TV. Editors Eli Noam, Jo Groebel, and Darcy Gerbarg have collected seminal papers by leaders from the U.S. and European media and technology industries that offer a critical look at the impact of interactivity on television content, and address the need for media organizations to create interactive programming in this untapped realm with unclear consumer interest and desires. Each section of the volume fleshes out key issues and concepts of television and the Internet: *Part I, Infrastructure Implications of Internet TV, discusses questions about the required network capacity for various quality grades to deliver individualized broadband to homes. *Part II, Network Business Models and Strategies, addresses the business challenges of making Internet TV a financial success. *Part III, Policy, examines policy issues, including copyright and regulation. *Part IV, Content and Culture, reviews available content, those creating it, and how consumers view Internet TV content. *Part V, Future Impacts, considers future global prospects for Internet TV content creation and distribution. Internet Television is an essential resource for professionals and scholars in new technology and media studies, media policy, telecommunication, broadcasting, and

Internet Horror  Science Fiction and Fantasy Television Series  1998      2013 Book
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Internet Horror Science Fiction and Fantasy Television Series 1998 2013


  • Author : Vincent Terrace
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release Date : 2014-05-30
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages : 284
  • ISBN 10 : 9781476616452

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Internet Horror Science Fiction and Fantasy Television Series 1998 2013 Excerpt :

This is the first ever compilation on Internet television and provides details of 405 programs from 1998 to 2013. Each entry contains the storyline, descriptive episode listings, cast and crew lists, the official website and comments. An index of personnel and programs concludes the book. From Barry the Demon Hunter to Time Traveling Lesbian to Hamilton Carver, Zombie P.I., it is a previously undocumented entertainment medium that is just now coming into focus. Forty-eight photos accompany the text.

Internet Comedy Television Series  1997 2015 Book
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Internet Comedy Television Series 1997 2015


  • Author : Vincent Terrace
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release Date : 2016-02-25
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages : 380
  • ISBN 10 : 9781476623931

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Internet Comedy Television Series 1997 2015 Excerpt :

Created around the world and available only on the web, Internet "television" series are independently produced, mostly low budget shows that often feature talented but unknown performers. Typically financed through crowd-funding, they are filmed with borrowed equipment and volunteer casts and crews, and viewers find them through word of mouth or by chance. The fourth in a series covering Internet TV, this book takes a comprehensive look at 1,121 comedy series produced exclusively for online audiences. Alphabetical entries provide websites, dates, casts, credits, episode lists and storylines.

Television Versus the Internet Book

Television Versus the Internet


  • Author : Barrie Gunter
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2010-09-01
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN 10 : 9781780631660

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Television Versus the Internet Excerpt :

This book will explore the questions raised by the technological developments that have encouraged the multiplication of TV channels. TV is moving through a period of rapid change. Governments around the world are switching from analogue to digital forms of transmission to further expand the amount of content that TV signals can carry. At the same time, competition for eyeballs has also grown from outside that traditional marketplace with the emergence of the Internet. The roll-out of broadband and increased bandwidth has had the greatest impact on television because online technology can readily convey the same content. All these changes have created a great deal more competition for viewers within the traditional TV marketplace. The Internet has proven to be especially popular with young people who have adopted its applications to a far greater extent than their elders, though even the latter have now begun to take up online activities in significant numbers. Are these audiences the same? Do people make a choice between these two media or do they use them both at different times and for different reasons? Can television utilise the Internet in profitable ways to enhance its market position? Will television have to evolve from its current state to provide the kinds of content reception services to which people have become accustomed in the online world? If it does need to change to survive, will this nevertheless mean a radical new configuration of content and the disappearance of ‘channels’ with fixed, pre-determined programme schedules? Examines the implications of new interactive communications technologies for the way people will use television in the future Presents an analysis of changing styles of television viewing and changing orientations towards television Examines the growing importance of the broadband internet as a source of information and entertainment

We Now Disrupt This Broadcast Book

We Now Disrupt This Broadcast


  • Author : Amanda D. Lotz
  • Publisher : MIT Press
  • Release Date : 2018-04-06
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 280
  • ISBN 10 : 9780262037679

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We Now Disrupt This Broadcast Excerpt :

The collision of new technologies, changing business strategies, and innovative storytelling that produced a new golden age of TV. 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 of television. She describes the costly infrastructure rebuilding undertaken by cable service providers in the late 1990s and the struggles of cable channels to produce (and pay for) original, scripted programming in order to stand out from the competition. These new programs defied television conventions and made viewers adjust their expectations of what television could be. Le Femme Nikita offered cable's first antihero, Mad Men cost more than advertisers paid, The Walking Dead became the first mass cable hit, and Game of Thrones was the first global television blockbuster. Internet streaming didn't kill cable, Lotz tells us. Rather, it revolutionized how we watch television. Cable and network television quickly established their own streaming portals. Meanwhile, cable service providers had quietly transformed themselves into Internet providers, able to profit from both prestige cable and streaming services. Far from being dead, television continues to transform.

Encyclopedia of Television Book

Encyclopedia of Television


  • Author : Horace Newcomb
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2014-02-03
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 2800
  • ISBN 10 : 9781135194796

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Encyclopedia of Television Excerpt :

The Encyclopedia of Television, second edtion is the first major reference work to provide description, history, analysis, and information on more than 1100 subjects related to television in its international context. For a full list of entries, contributors, and more, visit the Encyclo pedia of Television, 2nd edition website.

The Arrival of iDTV   Interactive Digital Television Book

The Arrival of iDTV Interactive Digital Television


  • Author : Lars Kirchhoff
  • Publisher : diplom.de
  • Release Date : 2001-10-17
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 84
  • ISBN 10 : 9783832446222

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Inhaltsangabe:Abstract: With the recent emergence of Interactive Television (iTV) in Europe, the TV set will rival the PC as an interface for interactive services in the European home. The purpose of this report is to look at the current situation and future prospects of Internet provision via TV in order to then identify possible changes within the traditional Internet world. Based on these findings, the study will give recommendations to Internet businesses regarding the appropriate choice of strategies to be pursued. In a first step, however, this report will introduce Interactive Television (iTV) and sum up its current and predicted market situation in Europe. This report consists of five chapters. Chapter 1 provides an introduction to Interactive Television and the Internet and states why the Net on TV stands the chance to influence the PC-based Internet world. In Chapter 2a detailed picture of Interactive Television and its features is created. Further, the European TV landscape is analyzed, looking at the current situation and future prospects of Interactive Television. After an assessment of the implications of TV-based Internet access, possible changes in the traditional Internet world are indicated. Chapter 3 outlines the methods used for the information gathering process of the primary and secondary research. Chapter 4 complements and evaluates the information stated in Chapter 2 with insights obtained from three industry specialists. Finally, Chapter 5 summarizes the key findings of this report and gives recommendations to Internet ventures regarding the appropriate choice of strategy in order to exploit the opportunities arising from iDTV. Inhaltsverzeichnis:Table of Contents: DECLARATION OF ORIGINALITYI EXECUTIVE SUMMARYII ACKNOWLEDGEMENTSIV TABLE OF CONTENTSV TABLE OF FIGURESVIII TABLE OF TABLESIX CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION1 1.1Intro1 1.2Introducing The Protagonists2 1.2.1What Is Interactive Television?2 1.2.2Internet - Some Facts And Figures3 1.2.2.1Med

The Internet Challenge to Television Book
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The Internet Challenge to Television


  • Author : Bruce M. Owen
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Release Date : 2009-06-01
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 372
  • ISBN 10 : 9780674041714

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The Internet Challenge to Television Excerpt :

After a half-century of glacial creep, television technology has begun to change at the same dizzying pace as computer software. What this will mean--for television, for computers, and for the popular culture where these video media reign supreme--is the subject of this timely book. A noted communications economist, Bruce Owen supplies the essential background: a grasp of the economic history of the television industry and of the effects of technology and government regulation on its organization. He also explores recent developments associated with the growth of the Internet. With this history as a basis, his book allows readers to peer into the future--at the likely effects of television and the Internet on each other, for instance, and at the possibility of a convergence of the TV set, computer, and telephone. The digital world that Owen shows us is one in which communication titans jockey to survive what Joseph Schumpeter called the "gales of creative destruction." While the rest of us simply struggle to follow the new moves, believing that technology will settle the outcome, Owen warns us that this is a game in which Washington regulators and media hyperbole figure as broadly as innovation and investment. His book explains the game as one involving interactions among all the players, including consumers and advertisers, each with a particular goal. And he discusses the economic principles that govern this game and that can serve as powerful predictive tools.

Television and Its Viewers Book
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Television and Its Viewers


  • Author : Jim Shanahan
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 1999-09-09
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages : 267
  • ISBN 10 : 0521587557

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Television and Its Viewers Excerpt :

This book investigates the relationship between exposure to television and beliefs about the world.

Television Personalities Book

Television Personalities


  • Author : James Bennett
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2010-10-04
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN 10 : 9781136907487

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Television Personalities Excerpt :

Television Personalities offers an exciting, engaging approach to studying and understanding the most prominent and popular performers in television and celebrity culture. It is an original, indispensable guide for undergraduate and postgraduate students of media, television and celebrity studies, as well as those interested in digital culture more widely.

Television Sports Production Book
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Television Sports Production


  • Author : Jim Owens
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2015-06-05
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages : 276
  • ISBN 10 : 9781317671091

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Television Sports Production Excerpt :

Unlike a studio production, many factors can adversely affect your television sports shoot including weather, lighting, and natural sound. A successful shoot is dependent on extensive planning, careful budgetting, technology, location, and a thorough understanding of the intricacies of the sport itself. With so much at stake, why not learn from an expert? In Television Sports Production, Fifth Edition Jim Owens walks you through the planning, set-up, directing, announcing, shooting, and editing involved with covering a sports event. This manual gives you the tools to effectively cover sports ranging such as football, soccer, and basketball. Tips and advice on using mobile units, cameras, audio equipment, and lighting rigs will enable you to produce live or recorded coverage like an expert and capture professional-quality footage on the first take. After all, there are no instant replays! This new edition has been updated to include: Techniques used by producers to capture the essence of individual Tips on shooting in 3D, 5D, 4k and 8K Coverage using surround sound and the second screen Extras such as camera and microphone diagrams and an easy-reference glossary

Therapy and Emotions in Film and Television Book

Therapy and Emotions in Film and Television


  • Author : Claudia Wassmann
  • Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan
  • Release Date : 2015-10-06
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages : 216
  • ISBN 10 : 9781137546838

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Therapy and Emotions in Film and Television Excerpt :

Bridging the divide between humanities and social sciences, Therapy and Emotions in Film and Television: The Pulse of Our Times represents a unique collection of interdisciplinary reflections upon the emotional cultures of contemporary societies. The book contains chapters by leading historians of emotions, scholars in film and television studies, and a pioneering scholar in aging research. The collection opens up questions upon the characteristic features of our 'emotional regimes' and demonstrates possible ways of using films, emotions and therapy as a tool both to shed new light on our emotional realities, identities and sensitivities in their historically contingent frame and to understand their shifting nature. Thus, the collection offers a fresh, insightful look at emotions and society across disciplines from the early years of the twentieth century to the present.

Prime Time Soap Operas on Indian Television Book

Prime Time Soap Operas on Indian Television


  • Author : Shoma Munshi
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 2020-02-18
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 284
  • ISBN 10 : 9781000052244

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Prime Time Soap Operas on Indian Television Excerpt :

This book examines the phenomenon of prime time soap operas on Indian television. An anthropological insight into social issues and practices of contemporary India through the television, this volume analyzes the production of soaps within India’s cultural fabric. It deconstructs themes and issues surrounding the "everyday" and the "middle class" through the fiction of the "popular". In its second edition, this still remains the only book to examine prime time soap operas on Indian television. Without in any way changing the central arguments of the first edition, it adds an essential introductory chapter tracking the tectonic shifts in the Indian "mediascape" over the past decade – including how the explosion of regional language channels and an era of multiple screens have changed soap viewing forever. Meticulously researched and persuasively argued, the book traces how prime time soaps in India still grab the maximum eyeballs and remain the biggest earners for TV channels. The book will be of interest to students of anthropology and sociology, media and cultural studies, visual culture studies, gender and family studies, and also Asian studies in general. It is also an important resource for media producers, both in content production and television channels, as well as for the general reader.

Changing Television Environments Book

Changing Television Environments


  • Author : Manfred Tscheligi
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2008-07-05
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 324
  • ISBN 10 : 9783540694786

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Changing Television Environments Excerpt :

This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 6th European Conference on Interactive Television, EuroITV 2008, held in Salzburg, Austria, in July 2008. The 42 revised full papers were carefully reviewed and selected from 156 submissions. The contributions cover significant aspects of the interactive television domain including submissions on user studies, technical challenges related to new developments as well as new kind of formats. The papers are organized in topical sections on interactive TV, interactive authoring, personalisation and recommender systems, mobile TV, social TV, new TV environments, iTV architectures and systems, user interfaces and interaction design, user studies, and accessibility.

From Telenovelas to Netflix  Transnational  Transverse Television in Latin America Book

From Telenovelas to Netflix Transnational Transverse Television in Latin America


  • Author : Joseph Straubhaar
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-12-06
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages : 265
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030774707

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From Telenovelas to Netflix Transnational Transverse Television in Latin America Excerpt :

This book is about television in Latin America. Its national and regional industries create most television programming there within genres developed over time in the region. However, part of the programming has always come from the U.S., Europe and elsewhere. With cable, satellite and now streaming TV, that inflow of foreign programming has increased substantially. While many in the audience still prefer national or regional programs for their cultural proximity, an increasing number among the upper-middle and middle classes, particularly the young, are turning to the new foreign services, like Netflix, Amazon and Disney for class distinction, cosmopolitanism or other motives. Among the television industries, global, regional and national actors are creating a variety of programs and channels (broadcast, pay-TV and streaming) to segment and appeal to different parts of the audience.