Books tagged: Television

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The House That Hugh Laurie Built

By Paul Challen

Golden Globe award?winning actor Hugh Laurie and his critically acclaimed television show House are at the heart of this compelling biography. From his childhood struggles to live up to his Olympian fatherÓ³ accomplishments and his Cambridge education to

This Is a Book About the Kids in the Hall

By John Semley

 

The first book to explore their history, legacy, and influence

This is a book about the Kids in the Hall — the legendary Canadian sketch comedy troupe formed in Toronto in 1984 and best known for the innovative, hilarious, zeitgeist-capturing sketch show The Kids in the Hall ... Read more

Truly, Madly, Deadly

By Becca Wilcott

This companion to the wildly popular HBO series True Blood is at once an introductory guide to the first two seasons of the vampire saga and a treasure trove for the legions of true believers who follow the show. Created by Alan Ball, the Oscar-winning writer of American Beauty ... Read more

TV Goes to Hell

By David Lavery & Stacey Abbott

 

As a natural heir to the long-running television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Supernatural has risen to prominence with a strong cult following, and this collection of essays from contributors around the globe investigates the genre-bending series’ cultural footprint ... Read more

Where There’s Smoke ...

By William Davis

 

One of the most iconic villains in the history of television, the enigmatic Cigarette Smoking Man fascinated legions of fans of the 1990s’ hit TV series, The X-Files. Best known as “Cancerman,” he was voted Television’s Favourite Villain by the readers of TV Guide. ... Read more

Who Is The Doctor

By Graeme Burk & Robert Smith?

 

The essential companion for everyone from casual viewer to avid fan

Doctor Who was already the world’s longest-running science fiction series when it returned in 2005 to huge success. An enormously popular series among genre fans in North America, Doctor Who encompasses horror, ... Read more

Who Is The Doctor 2

By Graeme Burk & Robert Smith?

 

Travel with the Doctor in this essential companion for the modern Doctor Who era

Since its return to British television in 2005, through its 50th anniversary in 2013, to its historic casting of actress Jodie Whittaker in the title role, Doctor Who continues to be one of the ... Read more

Who’s 50

By Graeme Burk & Robert Smith?

 

An enthusiastic guided tour through 50 years of Doctor Who

Doctor Who has been a television phenomenon since it began over five decades ago on November 23, 1963. But of all the hundreds of televised stories, which are the ones you must watch? Featuring 50 stories from all eleven ... Read more