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Erik Barnouw. Tube of Plenty: The Evolution of American Television. Oxford University Press. 1982. 552pp.

James L. Baughman. Same Time, Same Station: Creating American Television, 1948-1961. JHU Press. 2007. 443pp.

Marley Brant. Happier Days: Paramount Television's Classic Sitcoms, 1974-1984. Billboard Books. 2006. 282pp.

Nick Browne (editor). American Television: New Directions in History and Theory. Taylor & Francis. 1994. 294pp.

John Thornton Caldwell. Televisuality: Style, Crisis, and Authority in American Television. Rutgers University Press. 1995. 437pp.

Harry Castleman; Walter J. Podrazik. Watching TV: Six Decades of American Television. Syracuse University Press. 2003. 416pp.

George Comstock. The Evolution of American Television. Sage Publications. 1989. 312pp.

Walter Cummins; George Gordon. Programming Our Lives: Television and American Identity. Greenwood Publishing Group. 2006. 221pp.

Thomas Doherty. Cold War, Cool Medium: Television, McCarthyism, and American Culture. Columbia University Press. 2005. 320pp.

Robert J. Donovan; Raymond L. Scherer. Unsilent Revolution: Television News and American Public Life, 1948-1991. Cambridge University Press. 1992. 357pp.

Gary R. Edgerton. The Columbia History of American Television. Columbia University Press. 2007. 493pp.

Marc Eliot. American Television: The Official Art of the Artificial. Doubleday. 1981. 301pp.

Kathleen Fearn-Banks. Historical Dictionary of African-American Television. Scarecrow Press. 2005. 526pp.

Kevin Glynn. Tabloid Culture: Trash Taste, Popular Power, and the Transformation of American Television. Duke University Press. 2000. 324pp.

William Hawes. American Television Drama: The Experimental Years. University of Alabama Press. 1986. 272pp.

Stuart M. Kaminsky; with Jeffrey H. Mahan. American Television Genres. Nelson-Hall. 1985. 220pp.

Derek Kompare. Rerun Nation: How Repeats Invented American Television. Routledge. 2005. 243pp.

Elana Levine. Wallowing in Sex: The New Sexual Culture of 1970s American Television. Duke University Press. 2007. 320pp.

Denise Lowe. Women and American Television: An Encyclopedia. ABC-CLIO. 1999. 513pp.

David Marc. Comic Visions: Television Comedy and American Culture. Routledge. 1989. 239pp. 2nd Edition.

David Marc. Demographic Vistas: Television in American Culture. University of Pennsylvania Press. 1996. 240pp. Revised edition.

Janet McCabe; Kim Akass (editor). Quality TV: Contemporary American Television and Beyond. I. B. Tauris. 2007. 292pp.

Jason Mittell. Genre and Television: From Cop Shows to Cartoons in American Culture. Routledge. 2004. 238pp.

Michael D. Murray; Donald G. Godfrey (editor). Television in America: Local Station History from Across the Nation. Iowa State University Press. 1996. 428pp.

John E. O'Connor (editor). American History, American Television: Interpreting the Video Past. Ungar. 1983. 420pp.

Josh Ozersky. Archie Bunker's America: TV in an Era of Change, 1968-1978. Southern Illinois University Press. 2003. 194pp.

Andrea L. Press. Women Watching Television: Gender, Class, and Generation in the American Television Experience. University of Pennsylvania Press. 1991. 238pp.

Paul Rixon. American Television on British Screens: A Story of Cultural Interaction. Palgrave Macmillian. 2006. 211pp.

James Roman. From Daytime to Primetime: The History of American Television Programs. Greenwood Publishing Group. 2005. 345pp.

Brian G. Rose. Directing for Television: Conversations with American TV Directors. Scarecrow Press. 1999. 229pp.

Howard Rosenberg. Not So Prime Time: Chasing the Trivial on American Television. Ivan R. Dee Publisher. 2005. 269pp.

David S. Silverman. You Can't Air That: Four Cases of Controversy and Censorship in American Television Programming. Syracuse University Press. 2007. 181pp.

Beretta E. Smith-Shomade. Pimpin' Ain't Easy: Selling Black Entertainment Television. Routledge. 2007. 210pp.

Tom Stempel. Storytellers to the Nation: A History of American Television Writing. New York: Continuum. 1992. 324pp.

Janet Thumim. Inventing Television Culture: Men, Women, and the Box. Oxford University Press. 2004. 218pp.

Cecelia Tichi. Electronic Hearth: Creating an American Television Culture. Oxford University Press. 1992. 272pp.

Sasha Torres. Living Color: Race and Television in the United States. Duke University Press. 1998. 274pp.

James Von Schilling. The Magic Window: American Television, 1939-1953. Haworth Press. 2002. 233pp.

Mary Ann Watson. The Expanding Vista: American Television in the Kennedy Years. Duke University Press. 1994. 273pp.

Mary Ann Watson. Defining Visions: Television and the American Experience in the 20th Century. Wiley-Blackwell. 2008. 298pp.

David Weinstein. The Forgotten Network: Dumont and the Birth of American Television. Temple University Press. 2006. 228pp.

Mimi White. Tele-Advising: Therapeutic Discourse in American Television. UNC Press. 1992. 218pp.

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