An Introduction to the Entertainment Industry

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Peter Lang, 2009 - Performing Arts - 311 pages
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Whether it's a favorite television show, an artist at the top of the music charts, a best-selling book, or a hometown sports team, we love entertainment. It's big business and in this accessible introduction, Andi Stein and Beth Bingham Evans give readers a glimpse inside the industry, to better understand how each segment operates and the challenges and trends it faces. Each chapter addresses a different segment of the entertainment industry including: Film - Television - Radio - Theatre - Music - Travel/Tourism - Sports. The book is designed as an introductory text for entertainment courses and as an overview of the industry for those looking to pursue careers in the field of entertainment. A list of resources is provided at the end of each chapter.
  

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Contents

Media Usage in Hours per American 2000 to 2010
2
Film
15
Pixar Animation Films
16
lop Movie Studios II
22
Percent of Admissions by Age Group
26
Production Company Contact Information
28
Television
31
Radio
57
Worlds Most Visited Amusement Parks
134
Sports
153
U S Colleges and Universities Offering Programs in Sports Management Administration and Sports Marketing
168
Travel and Tourism 115
175
10 Most Visited Tourist Attractions
186
U S Colleges and Universities Offering Programs in Travel Tourism and Hospitality Management
188
Shopping
195
20 Largest Shopping Centers in the United States
200

U S Radio Formats June 2008
62
Theater
75
Theaters in the United States and Europe Oflering Internship Programs
88
Music
95
Legal Music Sites Some ol the More Popular
99
Top Selling Albums ol All Time
100
Top Selling Artists
104
A Sampling ol Museums Around the World
111
Museums
113
U S Colleges and Universities Offering Advanced Degrees in Museum Studies
124
Theme Parks
131
Top 20 Retail Websites in the United States
202
Gambling and Casino Gaming
211
Top 10 U S Casino Markets
214
Video Games
233
Top 10 Selling Console Games ol 2001 by Units Sold
236
Top 10 Selling Computer Games ol 2001 by Units Sold
240
Publishing
257
Types ol Events
284
List of Contributors
295
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