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Television Drama

- The viewer positioning in television dramas play a very important and critical part in how the drama is portrayed to the audience, and hence this gives an idea on how successful the show will be. Dawson’s Creek is a relatively new TV drama aimed at teenagers and the issues they face and have to deal with in society today. The viewer positioning, in relation to the show’s themes, construction and values will be discussed and analysed. The “Pilot” episode (first episode of Dawson’s Creek) will be referred back to in this essay, as this episode was what propelled Dawson’s Creek into becoming the most watched teen show around the world and what made the actors/ actresses into instant stars....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Olivia Pope : The Star Actress Of The Hit Television Drama Show Called Scandal

- Olivia Pope is the star actress in the hit television drama show called Scandal. Scandal is a show that was written by Shonda Rhimes, the reason that I bring this up is because Shonda’s shows are unique in the fact that she creates real, messed up, broken character’s who have experienced what we call life. Olivia Pope is an extremely successful and powerful woman, who runs her own firm specializing in politics in the heart of Washington, D.C. Olivia is often referred to as a “fixer”, who is dedicated to fixing problems in order to protect public images and reputations, which often comes with a fair share of deception and cover ups....   [tags: Erik Erikson, Developmental psychology]

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Television Viewing Paper : The Drama / Horror Show ' Penny Dreadful '

- TV Viewing Paper For my first attempt I selected the drama/horror show “Penny Dreadful”. I had heard previously that it makes great use of imagery and cinematic shots, so I was hoping that would help give me a greater understanding of what was going on in the show – I was most definitely wrong. I think the most obvious problem I had with it was due to its horror elements. Most horror shows use music/sound effects to warn you of oncoming jumpscares, but without sound I wasn’t prepared for the images of heavy gore and terror that would suddenly flash onto the screen....   [tags: Television, Film, Television program]

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The Is A Netflix Thriller Drama Television Series That Was Created By Todd And Glenn Kessler And Produced By

- Bloodline is a Netflix thriller-drama television series that was created by Todd and Glenn Kessler and produced by Sony. It’s still an ongoing series as the first season is the only one out at the moment, with the second season expected to be released soon. This show centers on a seemingly, big happy family who live in paradise in the Florida Keys. However, that’s what it may seem like from the outside looking in. As in many sizable families, there seems to always be that one family member that is just a little off with everyone and seems to always be the one causing problems; in this show you have the same thing....   [tags: Family, Sibling, Television, Grandparent]

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The Portrayal of Class Stereotypes in the Television Drama Shameless

- The Portrayal of Class Stereotypes in the Television Drama Shameless Paul Abbot lived in Manchester throughout the early periods of his life. He lived and experienced the daily goings on first-hand, making his product, “Shameless”, semi-autobiographical. Combining the reality of Manchester’s underclass and his good sense of situational humour, Abbot moulded his most recently acclaimed TV drama with great intricacy. On many occasions, Abbot creates situations of which provide laughter for adult audiences, and additionally an accurate analysis of a social class forgotten and ignored by the surrounding society....   [tags: Papers]

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Changing Nature of Television Crime Drama

- "There are too many cop shows and they are becoming all the same. The same stories, the same lighting, the same camerawork, same dead bodies." - Peter Ansorge, 1997. Given the diversity of concepts and setting of crime dramas currently being produced this comment may or may not seem as convincing as it may have been when authored. Take one crime drama series and investigate the respects in which it both: 1) reworks established crime drama formula and conventions; and 2) offers novelty in terms of such aspects as concept, characterisations, episode structure and visual style....   [tags: Visual Arts]

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Reality and Drama Programming on Television

- Television Drama is limited to the worlds of fiction. The definition of the word `drama', as cited by The Concise Oxford Dictionary of current English is: "3. an exciting or emotional event, set of circumstances, etc." and "4. dramatic quality." It is defined by www.dictionary.com as "1 b. A serious narrative work or program for television, radio, or the cinema" and "4. A situation or succession of events in real life having the dramatic progression or emotional effect characteristic of a play" and "5....   [tags: Performance Arts]

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Crime Drama on British Television

- Crime Drama on British Television The relevant industry for my crime drama is obviously television. In Britain there are five terrestrial Channels, which include BBC 1 and 2, Independent Television ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5. Each of these is an example of an institution in the television industry with their own ethos, programme schedules and style. The television industry began with BBCTV which launched in 1936 to a minority audience and was part of the BBC’s then media monopoly....   [tags: Papers]

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Reality Shows and Their Attempt at a False Reality

- Are Reality Shows Even Real. Everyday, on most networks, a person can find some form of a reality show that fits their likings, from music, to dance, to just a bunch of strangers sharing a house. Ever wonder why a television show based on what is to be actual reality is so intriguing. The truth is reality shows are a false representation of true reality all together. Reality shows are a bias judgment of people and their real lives. Reality shows on television have a tendency to manufacture drama, compromise ethic beliefs, and are altered to portray what the producers believe the viewers want to see....   [tags: Television, Drama, Entertainment]

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The Crime Drama Genre

- Joseph Straubhaar (2009) stated that television genres continue to develop over time in response to changes in audience tastes and original creative ideas. Indeed, television genres will keep on developing to meet the expectations and satisfaction of the audience. Crime drama series have become one of the most popular television genres within our society. It attracts the audience by dealing with themes and issues relating to the news and current affairs that the viewers are aware of. Crime fiction has various sub-genres including detective fiction such as Monk (2002-2009) where a detective investigates and solves a crime....   [tags: Television]

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