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Seitz, Matt Zoller

Summary: A mobster walked into a psychiatrist's office ... No, it wasn't the start of a joke: it was the start of a program that changed TV history. By shattering preconceptions about the kinds of stories the medium should tell, The Sopranos launched our current age of prestige television. Television critics Alan Sepinwall and Matt Zoller Seitz were among the first to write about the series before it...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Press 2019

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Martin, Brett

Summary: "In the late 1990s and early 2000s, the landscape of television began an unprecedented transformation. While the networks continued to chase the lowest common denominator, a wave of new shows, first on premium cable channels like HBO and then basic cablenetworks like FX and AMC, dramatically stretched television's narrative inventiveness, emotional resonance, and artistic ambition. No longer...

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Publisher / Publication Date: The Penguin Press 2013

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Crane, David

Summary: When a British husband-and-wife writing team gets the opportunity to bring their successful TV series across the pond, they soon discover that making it big in America means changing nearly everything about the show. As their star actor, Matt, wreaks havoc on their script and their marriage, the duo tries to keep it all under control as they deal with awkward Hollywood funerals, falling...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV EPI

Payne, M. D. (Matthew D.)

Summary: "Your favorite characters are now part of the Who HQ library! Nothing mysterious about it! Learn all about how Scooby and his friends took over Saturday mornings--and then the world--in this debut title in the What Is the Story Of? series. Most kids are familiar with the always-hungry, scaredy-cat Great Dane called Scooby-Doo and his true-blue friends of Mystery Inc. But how did Scooby and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 791.45 PAY

Summary: The feature-length documentary reveals the fascinating, far-reaching impact and appeal of the show with a compelling blend of rare footage, historical images, and behind-the-scenes stories while also exploring the dramatic talents of creator-producer-director Dan Curtis. Known as the "King of TV Horror," the Emmy-winning filmmaker followed the show with other iconic genre favorites including...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Brenner, Robin E.

Contents: Short history of manga and anime -- Manga and anime vocabulary -- Culture clash : East meets West -- Adventures with ninjas and schoolgirls : humor and realism -- Samurai and shogun : action, war, and historical fiction -- Giant robots and nature spirits : science fiction, fantasy, and legends -- Understanding fans and fan culture -- Draw in a crowd : promotion and programs -- Collection...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Libraries Unlimited 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 025.2 BRE

Ackerman, Forrest J.

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Publisher / Publication Date: General Pub. Group 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 Ackerman

Hendershot, Heather

Summary: "Few conservatives are as revered and admired as William F. Buckley. Buckley is best known for founding National Review, the flagship journal of the right. But his long-running talk show Firing Line was equally important, because it allowed him to reach beyond the conservative enclave and engage millions of mainstream Americans. When Firing Line premiered in 1966, only two years after Barry...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Broadside 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 070 HEN

Summary: The Village is a timeless coming-of-age story, told through the nostalgic eyes of one man, Bert Middleton. From lustful first-love and the dramas of war, to a father's hard lessons and a mother's love; Bert has seen it all. The Great War is over but what kind of England has won? Now in a world of boom and bust, motor cars and the Charleston, the twenties bring a blast of energy and freedom to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV VIL

Summary: Henry Fielding and his blind brother John battle the perilous streets of Covent Garden in their quest to clean up crime-ridden 18th century London. The complete first season.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Koch Entertainment 2008

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV CIT

Summary: A teenage girl travels back in time to medieval Japan to help the half demon dog, half man Inu Yasha find an orb of great power.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viz Video 2003

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1 available in Young Adult Anime, Call number: DVD ANIME INU

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Summary: Story of Anna Anderson, who claimed to be Anastasia Romanov, the only "surviving" child of the last Czar and Czarina of Russia.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Mill Creek Entertainment 2019

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD An

Summary: This videodisc presents the rarely dramatized, tumultuous early years of King Henry VIII's nearly 40 year, omnipotent reign (1509-1547). In addition to his famous female consorts and 20+ year marriage to Catherine of Aragon and to the infamous dalliance with Anne Boleyn, the series delves in to Henry's most notable political relationship and the deconstruction of the Roman Catholic Church in...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Showtime Entertainment 2010

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV TUD

Summary: This French drama chronicles the impact of World War II German occupation on a small village in central France. As the residents come under the pressures of war, they make choices that are inspiring and heartbreaking.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Tetra Media Fiction 2016

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Maitland, Keith

Summary: Tells the story of "Austin City Limits", the longest-running music program in TV history.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Gravitas Ventures Llc 2018

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC SON

Summary: In Afghanistan you risk your life to sing. After thirty years of war and five devastating years of Taliban rule, pop culture is beginning to return to the country. Since 2005, millions have been tuning in to Tolo TV's wildly popular American idol-style series, Afghan star. Like its Western predecessors, people compete for a cash prize and record deal. More surprisingly, the contest is open to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Zeitgeist Films 2010

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC AFG

Vigna, Paul

Summary: "So how did a basic cable television show based on Robert Kirkman's graphic comic series, set in an apocalyptic dog-eat-dog world filled with flesh-eating zombies and even scarier human beings, become a ratings juggernaut and cultural phenomenon? Why is the show such a massive hit? In this playful yet comprehensive guide, Vigna dissects every aspect of The Walking Dead to assess its...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dey St., an imprint of William Morrow 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 791.45 VIG

Summary: The Doctor takes Ace back to her hometown of Perivale, only to find that something is very, very wrong. Many of Ace's old friends and neighbors have disappeared while domestic pets become victims of unseen kiillers. Will the hunter become the hunted when only the fittest survive? A race of galactic hunters called the Cheetah People have found a way to transport themselves to Earth-- and the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2007

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV DOC

Summary: Entertainment Weekly magazine is your front row seat for the latest on movies, TV, music and more. Each issue of Entertainment Weekly magazine delivers the best in entertainment news -- every week.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Entertainment Weekly, Inc. 1990

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Okuda, Michael.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pocket Books 1996

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Summary: Penn and Teller debunk a number of dubious enterprises, including PETA, the war on drugs, the myth of monogamy, twelve-step programs, the FCC's crusade against profanity, the New Age movement, the anti-aging industry, recycling, Biblical claims, the exercise industry, and hypnosis.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Showtime Entertainment 2005

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV PEN

Summary: Eight-year-old AJ and his monster truck, Blaze, go on a series of adventures solving problems involving science and math. Let's blaaaze into four high-speed races with the Monster Machines! Help Blaze and AJ use adhesion to stop Zeg from bouncing away and acceleration to get Darington to the Stuntmania Super Track. Plus, win a sailboat race with the right parts and wind power, and even team up...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2015

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Messenger, Bill.

Summary: Presents an overview of jazz, its elements, and its history. Includes performances by various jazz artists.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 1998

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 781.65 MES

Summary: "A high-octane, globe-spanning thriller, Strike Back focuses on two members of Section 20, a secret British anti-terrorist organization: Michael Stonebridge, a consummate British soldier still struggling to overcome tragedy in his life, and Damien Scott, a disgraced U.S. Delta Force operative who has found redemption with S-20. In the fourth and final season, unlikely S20 partners Michael...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV STR