Books tagged: television industry

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That's Why I'm The Soap Opera Writer
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Price: Free! Words: 6,670. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Media tie-in
That's Why I'm The Soap Opera Writer - This humorous short story goes behind the scenes of a soap where the drama is more intense than what happens in front of the camera. Bonus Story: Welcome To Slaters Falls - Find out who comes out on top when a dirty cop pulls over a take-no-prisoners bitch in this short story featuring characters from Matthew’s novels series Slaters Falls and Northbridge.
Sex On Soaps - Afternoon Love & Lust On Television Daytime Dramas
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,700. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships  » Sex research
A must read for any soap fan or student of the genre, this material looks at how sex and its ramifications are presented on daytime television and how men and women perceive sex on soaps differently. Utilizes inline citations to the comprehensive bibliography with over 50 sources including soap books, communications journals, and network soap episodes. Original version 1992. Revised edition 2011.
Talent Searches Exposed
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 8,180. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Hopefully the factual information presented in this EBook about Talent Searches and Talent Auditions, will help educated the public to be aware of the process that is taking place all over the country, as well as in Canada. It’s time that the word is spread to stop this ongoing process and put an end to hundreds of thousands of people being stripped of their DREAMS financially.
Lorton's Quick Reads - Volume I
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Price: Free! Words: 5,980. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
This is a collection of very short stories. Each one is intended to be read in a single sitting, with the goal of being entertaining, with the occasional deep thought tossed in. Most of the time, humor reigns. The stories are so short and enticing, that they are great, fun, quick reads and page-turners.
Before, With, After, My Life With The Legendary Jackson5 Family
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,560. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
America is certainly the land of opportunity, and perhaps no one knows that better than Stanley Johnson. His life story is chronicled in “Before With After” My Life With The Legendary Jackson5 Family.
Joi Lansing Singer, TV Actress And B-Movie Icon
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,550. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Joi Lansing died an untimely death in 1972. She was a multi-talented performer signed by MGM in the 1940s. Her curvy figure and facial beauty proved to be hindrances. They restricted her to playing "dumb blondes". Despite the stereotypes she was in steady demand as a singer, nightclub performer, as well as a stage, TV, and movie actress. My E-book focuses on her immense versatility and creativity.
Something out of Nothing . . . a Hollywood Maverick's Rule Book
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 44,730. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Something Out of Nothing...a Hollywood Maverick’s Rule Book is an often funny, insider’s view on how to break into show biz and navigate its shark-infested waters. Filled with real "war stories" about working with Academy Award-winning talent, each of the short chapters explains a particular rule to follow in order "to make it" in Hollywood, like "Good Ideas Don't Just Fall off a Turnip Truck."
Payola Bribery In The Record Business And Television
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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 4,290. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
Payola, or paying disc jockeys and other radio and television employees to play particular songs, was the subject of Congressional hearings in 1959 and 1960. Dick Clark, host of American Bandstand, was summoned to testify before a House subcommittee of investigators. At issue was censorship, the suspension of radio and television station licenses, etc. The lessons of payola are pertinent today.
Karyn Kupcinet Strangled Hollywood Beauty
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,110. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Andrew Prine was Karyn Kupcinet's boyfriend until shortly before her violent and untimely death on November 28, 1963. Karyn's body lay undiscovered on a couch in her West Hollywood apartment for three days. It was found by two friends. My book reveals many of the likely suspects in her murder, including Prine, who is still alive. Karyn was also a drug abuser. She used methamphetamine habitually.
The Time of My Life
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 44,560. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When the opportunity came for Peter McNally to join the board of the newly-created London Weekend Television as Finance Director, Peter, still only in his thirties, seized it with both hands. He became a senior member of the team that steered LWT to dramatic success in the 1970s, eventually sharing in its financial fortunes, which has enabled him to enjoy many hobbies in later life.