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Genre and television

from cop shows to cartoons in American culture

by Jason Mittell

  • 103 Want to read
  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Television serials -- United States.,
    • Television program genres -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 202-227) and index.

      StatementJason Mittell.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN1992.3.U5 M55 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 238 p. ;
      Number of Pages238
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3681611M
      ISBN 100415969026, 0415969034
      LC Control Number2003027169
      OCLC/WorldCa53937667

      Wikimedia Commons has media related to Television programmes by genre. (Does not match Wikidata - please check) This category lists genres of television programming. Subcategories. This category has the following 30 subcategories, out of 30 total. Types & Characteristics of Genres: Drama. The final literary genre is genre includes all plays or anything meant to be performed. In this way, one can argue that all scripted television.

      The second factor, labeled Aesthetic, is composed of 12 book genres (e.g., art, poetry), nine music genres (classical, blues), four film genres (foreign, classics), and one television genre (arts and humanities). The majority of genres with high loadings on this factor may be described as creative, abstract, cultured, dense, and by: Genre is a classification system, subject to change over time and based on trends. For instance, right now we're witnessing the rise of a new genre called "New Adult," a fiction genre that's different from Young Adult (YA) because it skews a little older (ages ), whereas YA has typically been targeted toward young people ages Author: Brooke Warner.

        A genre is a broadly defined classification of content, but is now becoming more and more specific. TV that caters to a genre would fall under this. There is drama in most content, but a "crime drama" would belong more in the crime genre. AXN for instance tried to define its niche as an action oriented channel, and you can see why.   TV Documentaries or Features/ Factual Television • Documentaries/factual television is a genre of nonfiction television programming that documents actual events and people. These types of programs are also described as documentary, observational documentary, fly on the wall, docudrama and reality television.


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