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TV - Encyclopedias, Companions & Guides

Encyclopedia of Television (4 volumes) / REF PN 1992.18 .E53 2004

Critical Ideas in Television Studies
Online searchable version found in FIAF International Index to Film Periodicals UVM affiliates only. From the main page, click "Publications."  In the Source Type list, click "Books."

International Television & Video Almanac / REF PN 1992.15 .I61 2014  *earlier years on the 3rd floor
Contains information on all aspects of the television industry for the current year: viewing and financial statistics, stations and ownership; networks, producers, and programs; entertainment industry biographies; production services; professional and governmental organizations; t.v. series and movies.

Complete Directory to Prime Time Network and Cable TV Shows, 1946-present / REF PN 1992.18 .C66 9th ed. [2007]

Watching TV: Six Decades of American Television / REF PN 1992.5 .U5 C37 2010
A chronicle of American television, season-by-season, from 1944/45-2000s.

Excellent Starting Point

Terms/Concepts/Theory

Critical Dictionary of Film and Television Theory
REF PN 1993.45 .C75 2001

Filmmaker's Dictionary / REF PN 1993.45 .S56 2000

Television Studies: The Key Concepts
REF PN 1992.5 .T385 2008