Transnational Television Drama

The European Challenge to American Television (London: BFI). Sinclair, John (2005): 'International Television Channels in the Latin American Audiovisual Space', in Chalaby, Jean (ed.): Transnational Television Worldwide.

Author: Elke Weissmann

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9781137283948

Category: Performing Arts

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This history of British and American television drama since 1970 charts the increased transnationalisation of the two production systems. From The Forsyte Saga to Roots to Episodes , it highlights the close relationship that drives innovation and quality on both sides of the Atlantic.
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Transnational Television in Europe

Benoit, client service director, Universal McCann; Andy Bird, president, Walt Disney International; Steve Birkill (technology consultant, Cable & Satellite Europe); Dirk Boehm, head of communication, Universal Studios Networks, Germany; ...

Author: Jean K. Chalaby

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9780857737526

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 296

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Today transnational TV networks count among television's most prestigious brands and rank among Europe's leading TV channels. This is the first, dynamically told story of the extraordinary journey of transnational television in Europe from struggling origins to its present day boom. It is based in extensive research into the international television industry and makes full use of its author's remarkable access to leading industry figures, from Sky and Turner to Discovery and BBC World.The tale begins with a few cross-border TV channels, who fought hostile governments, faced antagonism from the broadcasting establishment and provoked the contempt of advertisers. But, Jean Chalaby argues, the planets came into alignment for pan-European television in the late 1990s, when a transnational shift in European broadcasting was produced. He shows how transnational television and globalization have transformed one another, and how transfrontier TV networks reflect - and help sustain - a global economic order in which the connection between national territory and patterns of production and distribution have broken down.
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Transnational Television History

In JEAN CHALABY, ed., Transnational Television Worldwide. Towards a New Media Order (London: I.B. Tauris, 2005), 43–65. CHALABY, JEAN K. Transnational Television in Europe. Reconfiguring Global Communication Networks (London: I.B. ...

Author: Andreas Fickers

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135760328

Category: Social Science

Page: 176

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Although television has developed into a major agent of the transnational and global flow of information and entertainment, television historiography and scholarship largely remains a national endeavour, partly due to the fact that television has been understood as a tool for the creation of national identity. But the breaking of the quasi-monopoly of public service broadcasters all over Europe in the 1980s has changed the television landscape, and cross-border television channels - with the help of satellite and the Internet - have catapulted the relatively closed television nations into the universe of globalized media channels. At least, this is the picture painted by the popular meta-narratives of European television history. Transnational Television History asks us to re-evaluate the function of television as a medium of nation-building in its formative years and to reassess the historical narrative that insists that European television only became transnational with the emergence of more commercial services and new technologies from the 1980s. It also questions some common assumptions in television historiography by offering some alternative perspectives on the complex processes of transnational circulation of television technology, professionals, programmes and aesthetics. This book was originally published as a special issue of Media History.
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Transnational Television Remakes

include The West Wing (2012) and TV's Betty Goes Global: From Telenovela to International Brand (2012; co-edited with Kim Akass). Sergio Martínez is Associate Professor of Spanish and the Jesse H. and Mary Gibbs Jones Professor of ...

Author: Claire Perkins

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317213352

Category: Social Science

Page: 128

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Providing a cross-cultural investigation of the current phenomenon of transnational television remakes, and assembling an international team of scholars, this book draws upon ideas from transnational media and cultural studies to offer an understanding of global cultural borrowings and format translation. While recognising the commercial logic of global television formats that animates these remakes, the collection describes the traffic in transnational television remakes not as a one-way process of cultural homogenisation, but rather as an interstitial process through which cultures borrow from and interact with one another. More specifically, the chapters attend to recent debates around the transnational flows of local and global media cultures to focus on questions in the televisual realm, where issues of serialisation and distribution are prevalent. What happens when a series is remade from one national television system to another? How is cultural translation handled across series and seasons of differing length and scope? What are the narrative and dramaturgical proximities and differences between local and other versions? How does the ready availability of original, foreign series shape an audience’s reception of a local remake? How does the rhetoric of ‘Quality TV’ impact on how these remakes are understood and valued? In answering these and other questions, this volume at once acknowledges both the historical antecedents to transnational trade in broadcast culture, and the global explosion in, and cultural significance of, transnational television remakes since the beginning of the twenty-first century. This book was originally published as a special issue of Continuum.
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The Routledge Companion to Global Television

Elements, and the International Market for Exported Television.” In Poetics, 32,73–98. Bielby, Denise D. & Harrington, C. Lee. 2008. Global TV. Exporting Television and Culture in the World Market. New York and London.

Author: Shawn Shimpach

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781351755153

Category: Social Science

Page: 512

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Featuring scholarly perspectives from around the globe and drawing on a legacy of television studies, but with an eye toward the future, this authoritative collection examines both the thoroughly global nature of television and the multiple and varied experiences that constitute television in the twenty-first century. Companion chapters include original essays by some of the leading scholars of television studies as well as emerging voices engaging television on six continents, offering readers a truly global range of perspectives. The volume features multidisciplinary analyses that offer models and guides for the study of global television, with approaches focused on the theories, audiences, content, culture, and institutions of television. A wide array of examples and case studies engage the transforming practices, technologies, systems, and texts constituing television around the world today, providing readers with a contemporary and multi-faceted perspective. In this volume, editor Shawn Shimpach has brought together an essential guide to understanding television in the world today, how it works and what it means – perfect for students, scholars, and anyone else interested in television, global media studies, and beyond.
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From Telenovelas to Netflix Transnational Transverse Television in Latin America

International General. Dos Santos, T. (1973). ... Adapting U.S. transnational television channels to a complex world: From cultural imperialism to localization to hybridization. In J. Challaby (Ed.), Transnational television worldwide.

Author: Joseph Straubhaar

Publisher: Springer Nature

ISBN: 9783030774707

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 265

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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.
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Media Power and Global Television News

Sonwalker, Prasun (2004) 'News Imperialism: Contra View from the South', in International News in the 21st Century, Chris Paterson and Annabelle Sreberny (Eds), John Libbey Publishing: Eastleigh, Hants, pp. 111–126.

Author: Saba Bebawi

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9780857727312

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 208

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The Middle East has been a particular focus of global crisis reporting. Yet, international coverage of these conflicts has historically been presented through a 'Western' perspective. The absence of Arab voices in the global public sphere has created a discursive gap between the Middle East and the rest of the world. The arrival of Al Jazeera English might, therefore, be regarded as an attempt to bridge this gap by broadcasting discourses from and about the Arab world. Using a framing analysis of selected news reports by Al Jazeera English before and after the so-called 'Arab Spring' protests, this book considers Al Jazeera English's position in the global news environment and identifies the extent to which it addresses this gap between the Arab and global spheres.
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The Impact of International Television

Global elite, 78 Global television flows, 27, 40, 43, 78¥80 Globalization cultural imperialism and, 42¥43 television and, 96¥97 Great Britain, 67, 81¥82 Greece cultural imperialism, cultivation, and, 44¥46 ethnocentrism in, 43¥44 gender ...

Author: Michael G. Elasmar

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135635053

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 224

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For several decades, cultural imperialism has been the dominant paradigm for conceptualizing, labeling, predicting, and explaining the effects of international television. It has been used as an unchallenged premise for numerous essays on the topic of imported television influence, despite the fact that the assumption of strong cultural influence is not necessarily reflected in the body of research that exists within this field of study. In The Impact of International Television: A Paradigm Shift, editor Michael G. Elasmar and his contributors challenge the dominant paradigm of cultural imperialism, and offer an alternative paradigm with which to evaluate international or crossborder message influence. In this volume, Elasmar has collected original research from leading scholars working in the area of crossborder media influence, and contributes his own meta-analysis to examine what research findings actually show on the influences of crossborder messages. The contributions included here illustrate points, such as: the contentions of cultural imperialism and the context in which its assumptions emerged and developed; the complexities of the relationship between exposure to foreign television and its subsequent effects on local audience members; the applicability of quantitative methods to a topic commonly tackled using argumentation, critical theory, and other qualitative approaches; and the difficulty of achieving strong and homogenous effects. In bringing together the work of independent researchers, The Impact of International Television: A Paradigm Shift bridges over 40 years of research efforts focused on imported television influence, the results of which, as a whole, challenge the de facto strong and homogenous effects assumed by those who support the paradigm of cultural imperialism. The volume sets a theory-driven agenda of research and offers an alternative paradigm for the new generation of researchers interested in international media effects. As such, the volume is intended for scholars, researchers, and students in international and intercultural communication, cross-cultural communication, mass communication, media effects, media and society, and related areas. It will also be of great interest to academics in international relations, cross-cultural and social psychology, intergroup and international relations, international public opinion, and peace studies.
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Transatlantic Television Drama

Kevin Robins and Asu Aksoy, “Whoever Looks Always Finds: Transnational Viewing and KnowledgeExperience,” in Transnational Television Worldwide: Towards a New Media Order, ed. Jean K. Chalaby (New York: I.B. Tauris, 2005), 19.

Author: Matt Hills

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780190663124

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 336

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"This collection explores the current wave of US/UK television dramas, focusing on industry strategies, performance styles, issues of 'quality,' and audience receptions. It covers key programs including Black Mirror, Downton Abbey, Game of Thrones and Sherlock. Issues of national identity, streaming services, and transnational fan cultures are all explored"
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