The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network and Cable TV Shows, 1946-present

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Ballantine Books, 1999 - Performing Arts - 1363 pages
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AMERICA'S #1 BESTSELLING TELEVISION BOOK--
NOW REVISED AND UPDATED!
The biggest and best television reference ever published, this is the guide you'll turn to again and again for information on every nighttime network series ever telecast and all the top syndicated and cable series! From The Ed Sullivan Show, The Honeymooners, and Happy Days to Party of Five, The X-Files, and Dharma & Greg, this comprehensive directory lists every program alphabetically and includes the complete broadcast history, cast list, and plot summary, along with exciting behind-the-scene stories about the shows and stars.
EXTENSIVE ORIGINAL CABLE COVERAGE with more than XXX entries, from Larry King Live to Talk Soup and South Park.
MORE THAN 350 NEW NETWORK AND SYNDICATED SERIES, including Ally McBeal, The Practice, Will & Grace, and Sports Night.
UPDATED LISTINGS OF CONTINUING SHOWS, including Frasier, The Simpsons, and 60 Minutes.
BRAND-NEW APPENDIX listing network Web addresses.
SPECIAL FEATURES!
- Annual program schedules at a glance for the past fifty-three years - Top-rated shows of each season - Emmy Award winners - Longest running series - Spinoff series - Theme songs - Fascinating history of the "Seven Eras" of TV programming - More than fifty entries for the leading cable networks - And much, much more!

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Contents

A to Z
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Appendixes
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Hit Theme Songs from Series
1279
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About the author (1999)

TIM BROOKS is a television executive and past president of the Association for Recorded Sound Collections.

Marsh was most recently Vice President of Research for Showtime/The Movie Channel.

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