Branding Television (Comedia) by Catherine Johnson

By Catherine Johnson

Branding Television examines why and the way the united kingdom and US tv industries have became in the direction of branding as a method according to the increase of satellite tv for pc, cable and electronic tv, and new media, resembling the web and cellular phone.



This is the 1st publication to supply a sustained serious research of this new cultural improvement. Branding tv examines the commercial, regulatory and technological alterations because the Eighties within the united kingdom and the united states that experience ended in the adoption of branding as broadcasters have tried to regulate the behaviour of audience and the values linked to their channels, prone and programmes in a global of elevated selection and interactivity. Wide-ranging case experiences drawn from advertisement, public carrier, community and cable/satellite tv (from NBC and HBO to MTV, and from BBC and Channel four to UKTV and Sky) examine the position of promoting and layout in branding channels and firms, and the advance of programmes as brands.



Exploring either winning and debatable makes use of of branding, this ebook asks what difficulties there are in growing tv manufacturers and no matter if branding helps or undermines advertisement and public provider broadcasting.


Branding Television extends and complicates our figuring out of the adjustments to tv during the last 30 years and of the function of branding in modern Western tradition. it will likely be of specific curiosity to scholars and researchers in tv reports, but in addition in artistic industries and media and cultural reviews extra generally.

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