Television's Second Golden Age: From Hill Street Blues to ER : Hill Street Blues, Thirtysomething, St. Elsewhere, China Beach, Cagney & Lacey, Twin Peaks, Moonlighting, Northern Exposure, L.A. Law, Picket Fences, with Brief Reflections on Homicide, NYPD Blue & Chicago Hope, and Other Quality Dramas

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Syracuse University Press, 1997 - Performing Arts - 220 pages
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This is an insider's tour, touching on the network's dizzying decision-making process, and the artists who have revolutionized the medium.
  

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Contents

Acknowledgments
10
The Causes of Quality
36
The Quality Revolution
59
St Elsewhere
75
Cagney f Lacey
98
Twin Peaks Northern Exposure and Picket
149
The Future of Quality
178
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ROBERT J. THOMPSON is an Associate Professor at the State University of New York, at Cortland.

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