Monthly Archives: July 2015

Episode 15 – Audience Agency

This week join Steve and Jonathan as they delve into the question of audience agency. Can we interpret any and all content irregardless of producer intention? How does the industry conceptualize audiences? How did TV audiences pre-social media exercise their agency exactly? What the heck does Subway sandwiches have to with it anyway? Or Jaws 4 for that matter? Take a listen as Steve indulges in one of his TV subject passions.

Then be sure to stop back two weeks from now on Thursday August 13th, 2015 to listen to our next full length episode. You can leave a comment on this page and can always reach us via email at: feedback@tvhistorypod.com

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Episode 14 – Defining the TV Spin-off

This week join Steve and Jonathan as they define, kick-around, and have a little fun with the TV spinoff. Learn how and why The Rockford Files actually connects to The Sopranos. Listen to us debate spinoff versus shared universes. Endure a WAY too enthusiastic discussion of CHIPS’ Force Seven episode.

Then be sure to stop back two weeks from now on Thursday July 30th, 2015 to listen to our next full length episode. You can leave a comment on this page and can always reach us via email at: feedback@tvhistorypod.com

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Great article on David Chase and The Rockford Files: link

Episode 13 – Max Headroom Signal Intrusion – Part 2

This week continue the conversation with Andrew, Jonathan and their first special guest Frank Bridges as they continue to discuss the Max Headroom Signal Intrusion event of November 22, 1987. Hear about Guy Fawkes, Max as an interstitial character, other signal intrusions and why the film Used Cars (1980) fits into all of this.

Then be sure to stop back two weeks from now on Thursday July 16th, 2015 to listen to our next full length episode. You can leave a comment on this page and can always reach us via email at: feedback@tvhistorypod.com

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Great article on the signal intrusion here: Knittel, Motherboard

Great oral history of Max Headroom: Bishop, Verge