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This Business of Television

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This Business of Television

By Howard Blumenthal; Oliver Goodenough

Billboard Books, Hardcover, 9780823077632, 592pp.

Publication Date: March 1, 2006

Broad in scope and rich in detail, This Business of Television has been the essential sourcebook for producers, writers, broadcasters, network executives, and other television professionals since the first edition was published in 1991. And as the television business continues to evolve, This Business of Television evolves along with it. This comprehensive guide to the legal, economic, and production aspects of the industry has been completely revised and restructured to reflect the rapid changes in television today, both domestically and internationally. A user's guide to television contracts, plus directories of associations, government agencies, and producers and distributors, make this book an invaluable resource for anyone involved with--or simply interested in--the business of television.

- Practical and comprehensive--the only book of its kind

- More than 300 American colleges and universities have television curriculums

- Revised edition focuses on the changing world market for television

- Replaces ISBN 0-8230-7704-7

About the Author
Howard J. Blumenthal has produced several hundred hours of programming, including game shows, talk shows, dramas, and children's programming. He is also the author of more than twenty books, including the CD Listener's Guide series, published by Billboard Books. He lives in Newtown, PA. Oliver R. Goodenough has been in legal practice for more than twenty-five years, specializing in entertainment and communications law, as well as business and corporate law. A professor at the Vermont Law School, he lives in Woodstock, VT.