Channelling in to Television Cultures

Below is a list of sources I have referred to in this blog. Links are included where necessary:



Bonner, Frances. Ordinary Television: Analysing Popular TV. SAGE, 2003.

Dawson, M. Television’s Aesthetic of Efficiency: Convergence Television and the Digital Short in James Bennett and Niki Strange (eds.) Television As Digital Media(Durham: Duke University Press, forthcoming).

Dayan, D. and Katz, E. Media Events: The Live Broadcasting of History. Harvard University Press, 1992.

Edgerton, Gary R. Mad Men: Reading Contemporary Television. New York: I.B. Tauris & Co Ltd. 2011.

Hartley, J and Fiske, J. Reading Television. Psychology Press, 1978.

Google Ebook:


Holmes, Su and Jermyn, Deborah. Understanding Reality Television. London: Taylor & Francis, 2004

Iwabuchi, K. In Erni, J. and Chua, S. (eds.). Asian media studies: politics of subjectives, (pg. 19-36). Malden, MA: Blackwell Pub. 2005
Morley, D. Home Territories: Media, Mobility and Identity. Taylor and Francis, 2000.

Jenkins, Henry (2006). Fans, Bloggers, and Gamers: Exploring Participatory Culture. New York: New York University Press.

Jenkins, Henry (1992). Textual Poachers: Television Fans & Participatory Culture. Studies in culture and communication. New York: Routledge.

Johnson-Woods, Toni. Big Bother: why did that reality-tv show become such a phenomenon? University of Queensland Press, 2002

Lewis, Tania. TV Transformations: Revealing the Makeover Show. Routledge, 2009

Rose, F. The Art of Immersion. W. W. Norton & Company; First Edition edition, 2011.

Turner, G. Television Studies After TV: Understanding Television in the Post-Broadcast Era. Taylor & Francis, 2009.

Google Ebook:




Pew Internet – The rise of the ‘connected viewer’

Accessed 21st July 2012

Balint Langmar, Peter. “Cultural Sphere and Public Interest: Combining Free and Participatory Culture, Cultural Democracy and Critiques of Value Regimes to Rethink Policy, Artistic and Institutional Practices”. The American University of Paris, 2011.

Blundell, Graeme. “The past Is Another Country.” The Australian. N.p., 19 Jan. 2011.

Campbell, M. Baying For True Blood: Binge Reading in Television’s Post-Broadcast Era. Kill Your Darlings Journal.

Kackman, M. 2010, ‘Quality Television, Melodrama and Cultural Complexity’

McKee, Alan. “Why Do I Love Television So Very Much?” Flow. FlowTV, 9 Mar. 2007.

Mittell, J. Narrative Complexity in Contemporary American Television. The Velvet Light Trap
Number 58, Fall 2006.

O’Barr, William M. “Mad Men:Gender, Race, Ethnicity, Sexuality, and Class”. Advertising & Society Review Volume 11, Issue 4, 2011. (Project Muse)




AMC Website – Mad Men
Accessed 23/09/12

Invisible Culture – electronic journal of visual culture
Accessed 25/09/12

The NBC Website: accessed 08/08/12


Henry Jenkins’ Blog:


Doctor Who Club of Australia:


BBC Website:




Modern Family (2009)

Long Vacation (1996)

Doctor Who (BBC)

Mad Men (2007)


Hollywood: The Rise of Television (2005)


Jason Mittel, 2009, ‘More thoughts on soap operas and television seriality’
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