Brought to you in living color : 75 years of great moments in television & radio from NBC / Marc Robinson ; foreword by Tom Brokaw ; preface by Bob Wright ; introduction by Kelsey Grammer.

Title
Brought to you in living color : 75 years of great moments in television & radio from NBC / Marc Robinson ; foreword by Tom Brokaw ; preface by Bob Wright ; introduction by Kelsey Grammer.
Author
Robinson, Marc.
Publication
New York, NY : Wiley, c2002.

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Description
xv, 236 p. : ill. (some col.); 28 cm.
Genre/Form
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 231) and index.
Processing Action (note)
  • committed to retain
Contents
Ch. 1. (1926-1938) -- Birth of the National Experience -- Live from New York ... It's a Radio Network! -- Laughter Is the Great Unifier -- Network News Begins -- Sports Is the Biggest Drawing Card -- Radio City -- Revolution in Politics -- Nation Swings to the Music -- Ch. 2. (1939-1945) -- NBC is Red, Blue, and ... White -- Television Goes Public -- America Goes to War -- Thanks for the Memories -- On the Brink of Television -- Ch. 3. (1946-1949) -- Ready, Set, Go! -- Take Me Out to the Ball Game -- From Stage to Screen -- Mr. Television -- Say Kids, What Time Is It? -- Going the Distance: Meet the Press -- Celebrating Holiday Traditions -- Ch. 4. (1950-1955) -- Seeing is Believing -- Man with the Vision: Pat Weaver -- Comedy Coast to Coast -- Your Show of Shows -- Say the Secret Word and ... -- Network TV Finds a Home -- Spectacular Television -- Just the Facts, Ma'am -- Hopscotching the World: The Birth of TV Journalism -- Today Show -- The Garroway Era -- Every Picture Tells a Story -- Peter Pan -- This Could Be the Start of Something Big -- Ch. 5. (1956-1963) -- Television Goes West -- Quiz Show Scandals -- Westward Ho! -- Family Life on the Ponderosa -- Greatest Game Ever Played: Football Hits the Big Time -- Feel-Good America -- Small Viewers, Big Ideas -- Goodnight, David ... Goodnight, Chet -- Tonight Show -- The Jack Paar Era -- First Television President -- Ch. 6. (1963-1970) -- Tuned in, Turned On -- Times They Are A-Changin' -- New Frontier -- Beam Me Up, Scotty! -- Spies Like Us -- Wonderful World of Color -- Sock it to Me! -- Game within the Super Game -- Today Show -- The Walters and Downs Era -- You've Got a Long Way to Go Baby -- Sands Through the Hourglass -- And the Beat Goes On ... -- He-e-e-e-e-rrre's Johnny! -- Ch. 7. (1971-1979) -- Tv Gets Real -- Fall of Saigon and a President -- Reality Comes to the Mean Streets -- Sanford and Chico -- Devil, Made Him Do It -- Live from New York -- It's Saturday Night! -- Isn't That Special! -- Little House on the Prairie, Folksy Farmers and Family Values -- Staying Up Late -- The Midnight Special -- Genesis of Reality TV: Real People -- Big Events, Big Stars -- Game That Transformed Sports Television -- Ch. 8. (1980-1986) -- Second Golden Age -- Defenders of Quality -- Let's Be Careful Out There -- Where Everybody Knows Your Name -- Family Ties -- Cool, Cops, a Suave Impostor, and a Private Army on the Run -- Baseball's Show of Shows -- Insomniacs' Delight -- What a Difference Today Makes -- Lawyers in Love -- Living in a Different World -- Golden Girls -- and Boys -- Guess Who's Coming to Prime Time: Bill Cosby -- Ch. 9. (1986-1999) -- New Era in Broadcasting -- Wright Stuff -- Business News, Consumer Tips, and a Rough Start -- Dateline NBC -- Friends and Family -- Tossed Salads and Scrambled Eggs -- Masters of Their Domain -- Mad About You -- Family Values for a New Generation -- That Was the Decade That Was -- Bob Hope: a Legend in Laughter -- Last Hurrahs -- Ch. 10. (2000-2002) -- New Century -- In the Criminal Justice System ... -- "Sir, I am a Complete Unknown!" -- Non Consolation Prizes, No Lovely Parting Gifts ... -- Profiting from Experience -- NBC and Microsoft Get Connected -- Saturday Night Alive and Well -- Behind the Medicine -- This Is Today, on NBC -- Meet the Press -- The Russert Era -- New Age in Sports Broadcasting -- America's Olympic Network -- Personal Drama of Politics -- Jay Leno: Keeping Tonight on Top -- Nightly News, Brokaw Style -- September Eleventh.
ISBN
0471090166 (acid-free paper)
LCCN
2002280469 ^
Owning Institutions
Harvard Library