Books tagged: television history

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Talent Searches Exposed
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 8,180. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2011. Categories: 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.
The Ultimate TRUE BLOOD Trivia Guide
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 31,050. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
Think you know everything there is to know about True Blood? Put your knowledge to the test with The Ultimate True Blood Trivia Guide. The Ultimate True Blood Trivia Guide features more than 1400 questions from the first three seasons of Alan Ball's critically acclaimed HBO drama.
The Mafia, Football Gambling and Len Dawson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,520. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Former NFL Quarterback Len Dawson is a controversial sports figure. A member of the National Football League Hall of Fame, he led the Kansas City Chiefs to victory in Super Bowl IV, in 1970. However, there are legitimate doubts about his complicity in "fixing" games between 1966-1970. He associated with gamblers. A Detroit grand jury named Dawson as part of a nationwide gambling scandal in 1970
Joi Lansing Singer, TV Actress And B-Movie Icon
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 5,540. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, 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.
Payola Bribery In The Record Business And Television
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, 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.
FAME: The Cast of Glee 2
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
The sequel to the sold-out Fame series comes the story all Gleeks were waiting for: more biographies of the cast of Glee. From Diana Argron, Darren Criss, Naya Rivera and fan favorite Heather Morris, Fame takes a look at how all of these men and women became part of a global phenomenon. From the hit FOX series; it's your turn to be a Gleek.
Karyn Kupcinet Strangled Hollywood Beauty
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,110. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, 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.
Station Identification: Confessions of a Video Kid
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,250. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
This is a memoir by a thirty-one-year-old man who has just given up the most meaningful, heartwarming and enduring relationship in his life—his television set. The tale begins with Donald Bowie’s discovery of Howdy Doody, and ends as he bids farewell to television after the last episode of the Mary Tyler Moor Show.
Lenny Bruce Narcotics Busts And Obscenity Cases, 1959-1966
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
Until 1962 Lenny Bruce appeared on mainstream programs like the Steve Allen Show and others. Bob Hope, Shelley Berman, and Jonathan Winters were among the entertainers who admired him. Yet no other comedian was willing to put himself on the line for free speech as did Lenny. He once said jokingly that his lawyers booked more court dates for him than his agents scheduled him for nightclub dates.
A Dimension of Death
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,070. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Following the murder of a young woman on the set of The Twilight Zone, Rod Serling teams up with a former Los Angeles police officer turned television writer named Gene Roddenberry to investigate.