Millennials killed the video star : MTV's transition to reality programming /

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Durham : Duke University Press,, United States, p.1 online resource (viii, 248 pages) : (2021)

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(OCoLC)fst01030654, (OCoLC)fst01071344, (OCoLC)fst01737863, bisacsh, fast, Generation Y., Music videos., PERFORMING ARTS / Television / History & Criticism, Popular culture, Popular culture., United States.


Description based on print version record.Includes bibliographical references and index.What Killed the Video Star? -- "It's Videos, Fool": A Targeted History of MTV (1981-2004) -- "This Is the True Story . . .": The Real World and MTV's Turn to Identity (1992-) -- "She Will Always Be Known as the Girl Who Didn't Go to Paris": Can-Do and At-Risk White Girls on MTV (2004-2013) -- "If You Don't Tan, You're Pale": The Regional and Ethnic Other on MTV (2009-2013) -- "That Moment Is Here, Whether I Like It or Not": When MTV's Programming Fails (2013- -- ) -- Conclusion. -- Catfish and the Future of MTV's Reality Programming (2012-)."Amanda Ann Klein is Associate Professor of Film Studies at East Carolina University, author of American Film Cycles: Reframing Genres, Screening Social Problems, and Defining Subcultures, and coeditor of Cycles, Sequels, Spin-offs, Remakes, and Reboots: Multiplicities in Film and Television."--Electronic reproduction.Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.digitized