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The Platinum Age of Television

From I Love Lucy to The Walking Dead, How TV Became Terrific

by David Bianculli

Hardcover, 576 pages, Random House Inc, List Price: $32.50 |

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The Platinum Age of Television
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From I Love Lucy to The Walking Dead, How TV Became Terrific
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David Bianculli

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An in-depth examination of the history of television traces the evolution of shows through classic TV genres, including the sitcom, the crime show, the miniseries, the soap opera, the western, the animated series and the late night talk show.