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Ellen DeGeneres: Great TV Host and Comedian By Suzan Baker
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Ellen DeGeneres is an American comedian, actress, and TV personality who has a net worth of $250 million and an annual salary of $65 million. Ellen DeGeneres was born in Metairie, Louisiana. Early... More > in life Ellen worked at J.C. Penny and as a waitress at TGI Friday's. In her free time, she moonlighted at New Orleans comedy clubs until she was able to tour nationally. In 1982, Showtime named her the Funniest Person in America. Appearances on The Tonight Show led to a variety film and television roles. In 1994, she landed a sitcom of her very own, aptly titled "Ellen". The show aired 109 episodes over five seasons on ABC. The show reached the peak of its ratings in February of 1997, when DeGeneres's character came out as a lesbian. Shortly after this episode aired, DeGeneres herself came out officially on The Oprah Winfrey Show.< Less
Everything you've always wanted to know about how to be a TV journalist in the 21st. Century but didn't know who to ask or STORYTELLING AND THE ANIMA FACTOR By Tim Knight
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Tim Knight is an Emmy and Sigma Delta Chi-winning journalist who’s worked as a reporter, writer, producer, interviewer, documentary producer and anchor for Zambia TV, ABC, NBC, PBS and the... More > Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC). Knight has trained thousands of professional broadcast journalists in more than a dozen countries. In 2007 he executive produced, co-directed wrote and narrated the 3-hour wildlife documentary trilogy Inside Noah’s Ark, broadcast on Discovery Channel, Animal Planet, PBS and 10 European networks. Later he was appointed lecturer on TV Documentaries at Wilfrid Laurier University. At the end of 2007, Knight returned to freelancing as an international broadcast journalism trainer. Anthony B. Chan, Head of the University of Washington Journalism Department, describes Storytelling And The Anima Factor as “The best book on TV journalism I have read since I started teaching TV journalism.” www.TimKnight.org< Less
Scrubs Fan Guide and Resources By Catherine Braun
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Scrubs started by following the lives of a number of young doctors at Sacred Heart Hospital, narrated by the bumbling Dr. John “J.D.” Dorian. In addition to the neophyte physicians... More > (who’ve grown more experienced over the years), other characters include nurses, administrators and veteran doctors. In its final season, the show focuses on a new crop of medical students, who are taught by the now-experienced Sacred Heart medical staff. Scrubs premiered to generally strong ratings as part of NBC’s Thursday-night comedy lineup in 2001, and has been nominated for a number of Emmys over the years. Ratings declined sharply in the fourth season, and the show was often on the verge of cancellation. The seventh and final season on NBC was cut short by the Hollywood writers’ strike, andScrubs moved to ABC for its eighth season, rumored to be its last. < Less
With Umbrella, Scotch and Cigarettes - An Unauthorised Guide to the Avengers Series 1 By Alan Hayes, Richard McGinlay
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Before the Champagne, before the kinky boots, there was a star without a series. When ABC's Police Surgeon was cancelled, its producers were suddenly left with a star actor, Ian Hendry, and no TV... More > show for him to appear in. This book tells the behind-the-scenes story of the series that was devised for him – The Avengers – from its earliest days as an untitled project all the way through to the end of its first year, when outside influences brought it to an unexpected close. Richard McGinlay and Alan Hayes relate that story through comprehensive essays and chapters that detail the production, transmission and reception of each episode, while also discussing the talented personnel involved. The book also boasts a foreword by Neil Hendry, who runs his uncle Ian Hendry’s official website; lavish black-and-white illustrations by artist Shaqui Le Vesconte; and 60 pages of appendices that deal in depth with the unproduced episodes of Series 1, Keel and Steed’s further adventures, and more.< Less
With Umbrella, Scotch and Cigarettes - An Unauthorised Guide to the Avengers Series 1 By Alan Hayes, Richard McGinlay
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Before the Champagne, before the kinky boots, there was a star without a series. When ABC's Police Surgeon was cancelled, its producers were suddenly left with a star actor, Ian Hendry, and no TV... More > show for him to appear in. This book tells the behind-the-scenes story of the series that was devised for him – The Avengers – from its earliest days as an untitled project all the way through to the end of its first year, when outside influences brought it to an unexpected close. Richard McGinlay and Alan Hayes relate that story through comprehensive essays and chapters that detail the production, transmission and reception of each episode, while also discussing the talented personnel involved. The book also boasts a foreword by Neil Hendry, who runs his uncle Ian Hendry’s official website; lavish black-and-white illustrations by artist Shaqui Le Vesconte; and 60 pages of appendices that deal in depth with the unproduced episodes of Series 1, Keel and Steed’s further adventures, and more.< Less
The Strange Case of the Missing Episodes - The Lost Stories of the Avengers Series 1 By Alan Hayes, Richard McGinlay, Alys Hayes
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EPUB Version. In the mid-Sixties, The Avengers proved itself to be a cultural phenomenon. Despite its quintessential Englishness, it transcended international barriers, and established itself as... More > British television’s most successful export of the day. Today, it remains hugely popular, perhaps because of the schizophrenic nature of the show as it developed; it was a series of many colours, with something for everyone. But the earliest episodes of the show have, since their 1961 broadcast, disappeared from view, the vast majority of the recordings lost forever. The Strange Case of the Missing Episodes lifts the lid on that first year, and retells the stories in extended synopsis form, covering twenty-four episodes, often with script extracts, in greater depth than ever before. The book also boasts a detailed introduction, which explores how these much sought after programmes came to be lost, and a detailed retelling of an alternative, untransmitted version of the episode Double Danger.< Less
The Strange Case of the Missing Episodes - The Avengers PDF By Alan Hayes, Richard McGinlay, Alys Hayes
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PDF Version. In the mid-Sixties, The Avengers proved itself to be a cultural phenomenon. Despite its quintessential Englishness, it transcended international barriers, and established itself as... More > British television’s most successful export of the day. Today, it remains hugely popular, perhaps because of the schizophrenic nature of the show as it developed; it was a series of many colours, with something for everyone. But the earliest episodes of the show have, since their 1961 broadcast, disappeared from view, the vast majority of the recordings lost forever. The Strange Case of the Missing Episodes lifts the lid on that first year, and retells the stories in extended synopsis form, covering twenty-four episodes, often with script extracts, in greater depth than ever before. The book also boasts a detailed introduction, which explores how these much sought after programmes came to be lost, and a detailed retelling of an alternative, untransmitted version of the episode Double Danger.< Less
The Strange Case of the Missing Episodes - The Avengers By Alan Hayes, Richard McGinlay, Alys Hayes
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In the mid-Sixties, The Avengers proved itself to be a cultural phenomenon. Despite its quintessential Englishness, it transcended international barriers, and established itself as British... More > television’s most successful export of the day. Today, it remains hugely popular, perhaps because of the schizophrenic nature of the show as it developed; it was a series of many colours, with something for everyone. But the earliest episodes of the show have, since their 1961 broadcast, disappeared from view, the vast majority of the recordings lost forever. The Strange Case of the Missing Episodes lifts the lid on that first year, and retells the stories in extended synopsis form, covering twenty-four episodes, often with script extracts, in greater depth than ever before. The book also boasts a detailed introduction, which explores how these much sought after programmes came to be lost, and a detailed retelling of an alternative, untransmitted version of the episode Double Danger.< Less
The Strange Case of the Missing Episodes - The Lost Stories of the Avengers Series 1 By Alan Hayes, Richard McGinlay, Alys Hayes
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In the mid-Sixties, The Avengers proved itself to be a cultural phenomenon. Despite its quintessential Englishness, it transcended international barriers, and established itself as British... More > television’s most successful export of the day. Today, it remains hugely popular, perhaps because of the schizophrenic nature of the show as it developed; it was a series of many colours, with something for everyone. But the earliest episodes of the show have, since their 1961 broadcast, disappeared from view, the vast majority of the recordings lost forever. The Strange Case of the Missing Episodes lifts the lid on that first year, and retells the stories in extended synopsis form, covering twenty-four episodes, often with script extracts, in greater depth than ever before. The book also boasts a detailed introduction, which explores how these much sought after programmes came to be lost, and a detailed retelling of an alternative, untransmitted version of the episode Double Danger.< Less
Off the Hook: The Popdose Interviews By Will Harris
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Last time, Will Harris collected his "Hooks 'n' You" columns from Popdose.com. This time, he brings you much, more more, offering up his contributions to The Popdose Interview, along with a... More > few bonus conversations that he's thrown into the mix. Who's Harris been chatting with? Members of ABC, XTC, the Bangles, the Beat, Wang Chung, Nelson... Singer/songwriters like Matthew Sweet, Duncan Sheik, and Jonatha Brooke... Actors Ray Wise, Antonio Fargas, William Shatner, Efrem Zimbalist, Jr... You may not know all the names, but you'll enjoy reading all of the interviews!< Less