British Youth Television: Cynicism and Enchantment

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This study examines the phenomenon of "yoof" television - programmes such as "Network 7", "The Word", "The Big Breakfast", "Snub TV" and "Gamesmaster". Between 1987 and 1995, these and other related programmes formed part of a high profile genre that in terms of both the personnel involved and in terms of their visual style continue to be influential in British television today. Examining these programmes, the author reflects on the way in which the contemporary youth audience - "Generation X" - were being addressed. Karen ...

British Youth Television: Cynicism and Enchantment 2001, OUP Oxford, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780198159704

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